It is a truism that nations should not have permanent enemies, but the United States seems to have two: Cuba and Iran. We have been in a state of controlled rage against both of them for as long as most Americans can remember.
The incident occurred at the Parchin military compound, not far from the Iranian capital, according to the Iranian Students News Agency.
Oil is in the news in many countries in many ways. Let's take a look starting with a couple of paragraphs buried in the Financial Times report Barack Obama Admits US Underestimated Isis.
Neocons Call It "America's Biggest Challenge"
Military commander warns of attacks 'deep into Iraqi territory' unless militants keep their distance, as coalition strikes Syria
Every day there are major new developments in this erupting Armageddon.
US Mideast relationships get stranger every day. The US has come to the defense or has given aid to three rather unlikely groups in the past few weeks.
Two Chinese destroyers have arrived at Iran's Gulf port of Bandar Abbas, in an unprecedented visit attesting to a new rapprochement between the two countries, Iranian media reported Sunday.
Warning of potential damage to U.S. national security, the Justice Department on Friday asked a federal judge to halt a civil lawsuit against one of the most prominent private organizations fighting Iran's nuclear program.
In the space of a single primetime address Barack Obama dealt a crippling blow to a creaking, 40-year old effort to restore legislative primacy to American warmaking - a far easier adversary to vanquish than the Islamic State.
Syrian and Iranian officials criticized the Obama administration for excluding them from an international coalition coming together in the battle against the Islamic State group, while a state-run Syrian daily warned unauthorized US airstrikes
The following is from STRATFOR, the leading think tank on geopolitics. Unfortunately, it is beyond the ken and attention span of the American masses and, even sadder, their political and media puppeteers, who seem to think that we're still in the Wo
A National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and national bestseller, the book goes back to the root causes of many of the current conflicts in the Middle East?to the years immediately preceding the First World War, the years during the war, and the
And the United States Government is Helping
Iran's state TV on Monday broadcast footage purported to show an Israeli drone the country's Revolutionary Guard claimed to have shot down over the weekend near an Iranian nuclear site.
Iran's crude oil exports to its largest client China grew 40.6 percent in July year-on-year, Chinese customs data show.
Et Tu, Mullah?
Although some of this condemnation is political -- because Obama has issued fewer executive orders since Grover Cleveland in the late 1800s -- Obama is almost certain to take more unilateral executive action late in his presidency when he is likely t
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says the Islamic Republic plans to increase its natural gas production by 200 million cubic meters per day (mcm/day) by March 2016.
IT IS the last thing Iran's religious rulers want to talk about, but they may just have to.
Vladimir Putin is eyeing a $20bn (?11.8bn) trade deal with Iran that would see Russia sidestep Western sanctions on its energy sector.
As we warned previously, it appears Russia is stepping up its sanctions-retaliation confirming its threat that "US will feel tangible losses."
Iran Air Flight 655 was an Iran Air civilian passenger flight from Tehran to Dubai that was shot down by the United States Navy guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes on 3 July 1988.
Would Freeze Enrichment at Current Levels for Many Years
The Ezzedeen Al Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Islamic resistance movement Hamas, are flying a UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) over the Gaza Strip and are using social media to show footage and photographs of the rarely seen Ababil A1B armed dro
Who is backing ISIS? What is the agenda behind the group's takeover of Iraq and the Middle East?
Six teenagers are pictured drinking shots of vodka at a house party - another is photographed smoking a marijuana joint in a city park.
Envoy Warns Maliki Won't Wait Forever for US Intervention
Iran is directing surveillance drones over Iraq from an airfield in Baghdad and is supplying Iraqi forces with tons of military equipment and other supplies, according to American officials.
"We are strongly opposed to U.S. and other intervention in Iraq," IRNA news agency quoted Khamenei as saying. "We don't approve of it as we believe the Iraqi government, nation and religious authorities are capable of ending the sedition."