1979 Iran Hostage Crisis Recalled

By Staff, Nsarchive.gwu.edu -

Washington D.C., November 4, 2019 – On November 4, 1979, a group calling itself the Students Following the Line of the Imam stormed the gates of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, seized control of the [...]

US-Iran Standoff Moves From High Seas To Dry Land

By Alison Tahmizian Meuse, Asia Times. -

A simmering regional standoff between the US and Iran shifted from the high seas to dry land over the past two weeks, as street protests from Beirut to Baghdad challenge existing political orders [...]

Hands Off Iran

By The US Peace Council. -

Deeply concerned and distressed, we raise our voices against the increasing tensions in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, and express our opposition to war against Iran and the extensive [...]

US Out Of Syria And The Middle East

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Above: US Out of the Middle East, Los Angeles protest against bombing in Syria from ABC7.com. Stop The Turkish Invasion Of Syria The crisis in Syria has taken a new direction with the Turkish [...]

Hormuz Peace Endeavor, Shifting From Idealistic Plans To Realistic One

By Javad Heirannia, Ahtribune.com -

Iran’s new security plan for the region, “Hormuz Peace Endeavor”, demonstrates the realism in Iranian foreign policy and departs from idealism in past security plans. Iran’s plan for peace and [...]

‘You Are Lying’: Why I Confronted Trump’s Destructive Architect Of Sanctions Against Iran

By Jodie Evans, Independent Media Institute -

Last week I exposed the architect of the U.S.’s deadly ‘maximum pressure’ sanctions policy, Sigal Mandelker, in front of the United Against a Nuclear Iran conference in New York City. The maximum [...]

Iran’s Capacity To Strike Back Should Even Make A Politically Desperate Trump Think Twice

By Vijay Prashad, Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute -

On CBS’s “60 Minutes,” the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the architect of his kingdom’s brutal war on Yemen, suggested that a war against Iran would be a bad idea. It could, he said, [...]

Iran’s Counter-Discourse Of Hope

By Kaveh L. Afrasiabi, Lobelog.com -

In his speech before the United Nations General Assembly last month, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani unveiled a new initiative for Persian Gulf peace and stability called the Hormuz Peace [...]

Riyadh On The Retreat? Saudi Crown Prince Is Suddenly Keen On Peace In Yemen And Dialogue With Iran

By Abdel Bari Antwan, Raialyoum.com -

The interview with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin-Salman aired by the American CBS channel on Sunday was noteworthy in three respects. First, he spoke and behaved like Saudi Arabia’s absolute [...]

US Dollar Domination Declines As Eight Countries Join Instex

By Staff, Sputniknews.com -

The INSTEX trade mechanism was set up by France, Germany and the UK in January to continue trade with Iran, bypassing US sanctions. It became operational and available to all EU member states in [...]

UK’s Johnson Plays Court Jester For Trump To Wreck Iran Deal

By Finian Cunningham, Strategic-culture.org -

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson showed his true colors this week when he led the collapse of European support for the nuclear deal with Iran. What’s more, it was pathetically evident that [...]

US Does Not Let Iranian Foreign Minister Visit Iranian Ambassador In NYC Hospital

By Humeyra Pamuk and Michelle Nichols, Reuters. -

United Nations - The United States rejected a request by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to visit Iran’s United Nations ambassador in a New York hospital where he is being treated [...]

Trump Regime Denies Visas To Members Of Russian And Iranian UN Delegations

By Stephen Lendman, Intrepid Report. -

International protocol obliges host country USA to issue visas for delegation members, attending sessions at UN headquarters in New York. The US operates by its own rules exclusively, [...]

New Trump Iran Designation Threatens Humanitarian Goods

By Tyler Cullis, Lobelog.com -

In July 2019, Brian Hook—the U.S. Special Representative on Iran—released a video addressing the purported “myth” that the U.S. sanctions humanitarian trade with Iran. That wasn’t a “myth” at the [...]

Iran, Hong Kong, And The Desperation Of A Declining U.S. Empire

By Rainer Shea, Dandelionsalad.wordpress.com -

The U.S. empire’s global influence projects, especially the ones in Iran and Hong Kong, have a different nature from the ones that were carried out when American power was still in a stable [...]