UN Court Issues Interim Order To US To Lift Some Iran Sanctions

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

The United Nations' top court has issued an interim order to the United States to lift sanctions linked to humanitarian goods and civil aviation imposed against Iran - a move welcomed by Tehran. [...]

Iran Sanctions – U.S. Responds To Court Order By Canceling Treaty That Gave The Court Jurisdiction

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

Earlier today the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued a provisional judgment (pdf, 29 pages) against some of the U.S. sanction against Iran. The ruling is a preliminary injunction over [...]

The UN Just Ordered Trump To Ease Sanctions On Iran

By Jessica Corbett, Mintpressnews.com -

“The U.S. of course will disregard the ruling,” says Trita Parsi, “but Iran’s aim likely was to establish that it is the U.S., and not Iran, that is the rogue nation now.” The United Nations’ [...]

US Doubles Down On Unilateralism, Hegemony & Empire

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Amid mounting concerns about possible war with Iran after the Trump administration ditched a decades-old bilateral treaty in response to an International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling on [...]

Last Week Washington Threatened Iran, Syria, China, Venezuela & Russia

By Philip Giraldi, Unz.com -

The nuclear war doomsday clock maintained on the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists website has advanced to two minutes before midnight, the closest point to possible atomic apocalypse since the end [...]

Beyond Laughing At Trump, What Happened At The United Nations Last Week

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly is taking place right now. President Trump spoke before the General Assembly and chaired a session of the Security Council last week. While [...]

Trump Channels Netanyahu At The U.N., As His Top Policy-Makers Meet With Iran-War-Mongers

By Philip Weiss, Mondoweiss.net -

There is an obvious reason Trump is parroting Netanyahu. Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam are the largest funders of Republicans, ponying up $55 million for the midterm elections. Trump needs [...]

Tensions Grow As China, Russia And Iran Lead The Way Towards A New Multipolar World Order

By Federico Pieraccini, Strategic-culture.org -

With the province of Idlib ever closer to being liberated from terrorists by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), the tensions between the US and Syria (and Syria’s allies) are rising. Every significant [...]

CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin Interrupts Trump Official’s Warmongering Iran Speech

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"That is the most ridiculous thing I have seen. The world community wants to keep the Iran nuclear deal," Benjamin declared as she walked on stage at the small gathering, which was hosted by the [...]

What You Need To Know About Yemen

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

We speak with Medea Benjamin, who has traveled to and written about US conflicts in the Middle East, about the war on Yemen, the origins, the extent of US involvement and how it connects to other [...]

Speaking In Front Of Israel’s Nukes, Netanyahu Says IDF Will Hit Iranian Forces In Syria With “All Its Might”

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – During a ceremony at an Israeli nuclear-weapons development center, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a speech in which he stated that the Israeli Defense [...]

Revisiting Regime Change In Iran

By Gareth Smyth, Lobelog.com -

After abandoning the 2015 nuclear agreement signed by the Obama administration with Iran and five world powers, the Trump administration has returned to past American notions of Iran’s Islamic [...]

Treaties And Irrelevance: Understanding Iran’s Suit Against U.S. For Reimposing Nuclear Sanctions

By Elena Chachko, Lawfareblog.com -

As the United States gradually reimposes sanctions following its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal (formally  the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA), the other parties to the [...]

Russia-Led Regional Payment Network Could Blunt US Sanctions On Iran

By Maziar Motamedi, Al-monitor.com -

Russia is reportedly making preparations to establish a regional integrated payment network. Iran understandably wishes to join such an endeavor. But what will such a network look like, what will [...]

Manufacturing Consent For War On Iran: Pompeo’s New Iran Action Group

By Trita Parsi, Informationclearinghouse.info -

August 16, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -  I wanted to share with you a few thoughts on the announcement of Mike Pompeo’s new Iran Action Group at the State Department. As if the parallels [...]