Blog Archives

Despite Moderate Demeanor & Nuclear Talks, Iran Still Threatens US With War

Owing to our recent focus on human rights issues (which happened to coincide with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s laughable public denial that Iran jails citizens for their opinions), it’s been a while since we’ve reported on the latest

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CNN, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

Iran’s Great Game in Yemen Downplayed by Press

Despite Saudi Arabia’s announcement that its air campaign in Yemen was subsiding, several incidents this week – most with Iranian involvement – indicated that the crisis in the war-torn country was far from over. Saudi Arabia followed up its announcement

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military, nuclear talks

Balancing Threats – ISIS and Iran

Apparently, without us realizing it, Iran has become locked in a “contest of threats” with the Islamic State terrorist group. Either one threat prove the more menacing of the two, or the other will; recognizing them both as dangerous doesn’t,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Media Coverage, Military

Who Is Iran Arming The Middle East Against?

Last week, we reviewed the media coverage of Iran’s role in creating – and perpetuating – the new regional order in the Middle East, replete with a jocular caricature of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and US President Barack Obama struggling

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Military

Is Saudi Arabia Still A Match For Iran?

The Middle East – along with concerned leaders all over the world – was rocked this week by the news of Saudi King Abdullah’s sudden death. The monarch’s demise, and his ostensibly seamless replacement with his 79-year-old half-brother, raised many

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Media Coverage, Military

Trita Parsi and the Iranian-American Torpedoes

A few weeks ago, we brought you some interesting news about Trita Parsi, head of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), going after AIPAC and seeking donations in order to lobby on Iran’s behalf instead of doing what NIAC claims

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Military

Tensions Rising as Nuke Talks Restart

Both Iran and the EU confirmed this week that talks over a final-status nuclear deal would resume on December 17 in Geneva. Expectations that the negotiations will finally bear fruit this time are already on the rise within the Iranian

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Military, nuclear talks

Iran’s Paths to Power Run from Vienna to Baghdad

It is no secret that Iran has had a troubled relationship with its neighbor to the west through the years – and no less so than now, when Iran is becoming more and more involved in the war on Islamic

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, IRGC, Media Coverage, Military, nuclear talks

The Uncomfortable Reminder Parchin Sends Amid Talks

Iran’s nukes are in the news. Again. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is set to meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry in Vienna next week, according to Reuters. If this week’s

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Iranian Financial Sanctions, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Nuclear Crisis, Iranian Politics, Military, Mohammad Javad Zarif, nuclear talks

Is Iran Growing Stronger In New World Order?

Iran has recently been trying to play itself up as a potential ally of the West – a leader, even – in the fight against Islamic State, with leading news outlets and journalists such as The Washington Post and the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Al monitor, Hassan Rouhani, Iranian Foreign Relations, Iranian Politics, Khamenei, Media Coverage, Military
Follow us in any way you like!
  Like on FacebookFollow on Twitterstumble uponFlickrPinterest

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 9,941 other followers

Visuals to Share
HRFirst

facebook-spider

Cyberspace

More Photos
Visitor Count
  • 531,609
Follow us on Twitter
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 9,941 other followers