‘Distraction Mechanism’: NYT’s Crocodile Tears Over Iran Sanctions

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

What seems to be a compassionate plea for mercy from Washington by a major US newspaper is actually just a furthering of the US propaganda war against Iran that’s responsible for the strangling [...]

Trump Administration Imposes Crushing New Sanctions On Iran

By Josh Marcus, Independent. -

The Trump administration on Thursday imposed a new, crushing round of sanctions that virtually blacklists Iran’s entire financial sector - raising concerns it will cut off the country’s ability [...]

US Bully In Last Chance Saloon

By Finian Cunningham, Sputnik News. -

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced this week the reimposition of international sanctions against Iran. Trouble is nobody is listening to Washington's remonstrations any longer. Not only [...]

UAE, Oman And UK Tell Court US Seized Their Oil

By Haik Gugarats, Argus Media. -

Shippers based in the UAE, Oman and the UK told a US court today they hold title to the cargoes seized by the US aboard four tankers that allegedly were transporting petroleum products from Iran [...]

US Government Seizes Websites Allegedly Involved In Iran-Venezuela Oil Deal

By Al Monitor. -

The US government announced today that it had seized three websites used by Iran to facilitate oil deals with Venezuela. The decision follows the US interception of Iranian oil tankers bound for [...]

Lebanon: Inconvenient Truths About Syria, Iran, Hezbollah And The Shia ‘Street’

By Danny Sjursen, AntiWar.com. -

There’s been a lot of nonsense passing as truth in post-blast Lebanon reporting. Most centers around alarmism about Hezbollah’s nefarious influence, the West’s "opportunity" to destroy it, and [...]

Saying Iran Is Paying Bounties To Kill Americans Is Pure Parody

By Scott Ritter, RT. -

It was Russia in June, now it’s Tehran. Don’t US analysts understand that Taliban fighters really don’t need any more motivation to target American troops? This is simply politicized [...]

Lebanon: The Top Ten Myths About The Country And Its Conflicts

By Danny Sjursen, Antiwar.com. -

Plenty of folks finally know the CIA-Soviet-Afghan thread of that backstory; fewer are familiar with the Lebanese layer. They should be. After all, an impressionable young Saudi named bin [...]

Coup 53: The Anglo-American Coup Against A Democratic Iran

By COUP 53. -

On August 19, the 67th anniversary of the Anglo-American coup in Iran, COUP 53 will hold a special transatlantic virtual premiere in partnership with venues across the US, Canada, UK and Ireland, [...]

The UAE Deal Is Really About Opposition To Iran

By Finian Cunningham, RT. -

The “historic” agreement for normalization of ties between the United Arab Emirates and Israel is being presented as a noble effort by the Gulf Arab states to fend off further annexation of [...]

Iranian President Denies US Statements On Tankers Seizures

By Telesur English. -

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Saturday announced that the U.S. lied about the seizure of four Iranian gasoline tankers headed towards Venezuela.  On Friday, the U.S. [...]

US Seizes Iranian Oil From Four Tankers En Route To Venezuela

By Joshua Goodman, Associated Press. -

The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to Venezuela, U.S. officials said Thursday, as it steps up its campaign of maximum [...]

If Trump Wins, Russia Did It, If Biden Wins, It Was China And Iran

By Caitlan Johnstone. -

Mass media throughout the western world are uncritically passing along a press release from the US intelligence community because that’s what passes for journalism in a world where God is dead [...]

CODEPINK Denounces Elliott Abrams’ Appointment As US Special Representative For Iran

The appointment of Elliott Abrams to replace Brian Hook as the next U.S. Special Representative for Iran is another low point for the Trump administration’s disastrous policy towards Iran. The [...]

The Policy Of Maximum Pressure Against Iran Has Failed

By Reese Erlich, Foreign Correspondent. -

Depending on what policy the United States adopts after the elections, Sahimi expects “the response to come at a later time and in a manner and at locations where neither Israel nor the US would [...]