What does Washington do on the very day that a top Iranian health official predicted "millions" inside the country could die and pleaded for external help? Slap on some new sanctions and tighten the economic blockade further of course!
Iran - No nation may legally impose sanctions on other countries, entities or individuals -- an exclusive Security Council prerogative.
Neocons never like to allow a good crisis to go to waste. While Americans are increasingly threatened by authoritarian politicians if they dare leave their homes to protect against the spread of a virus that may end up being less deadly than the flu,
A 103-year-old woman in Iran has recovered after being infected with the new coronavirus, state media reported, despite overwhelming evidence the elderly are most at risk from the disease.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns that the American sanctions are "literally" taking lives in Iran in the midst of a fight to rein in a coronavirus outbreak, calling on world states to join "a growing global campaign" to defy the
Despite a massive coronavirus-related public health crisis, an anti-Iran pressure group with close ties to the Trump administration is urging major pharmaceutical companies to "end their Iran business," focusing on companies with special licenses
The push by the Guard comes as the new virus has infected and killed members of Iranian officialdom. Ensuring the survival of the government - as well as its own place in power - remains paramount amid one of the world's deadliest virus outbrea
Wednesday's rocket attacks on Camp Taji, which lies just north of Baghdad, claimed the lives of one British and two American soldiers -- and to be expected top US defense officials are now pointing the finger at Iran.
After earlier in the day President Trump authorized the Pentagon to "do what we need to do" ...
As the House further debates a resolution restricting President Trump's power to make war on Iran, the House is rushing through a "coronavirus stimulus" bill pumping more billions into the pockets of the well-connected. Meanwhile, President Trump has
"Stop Devilish-antihuman biological war" says former Iranian president in appeal to UN SG
The murder of the Iranian hero-martyr General Soleimani created a situation in which a war between Iran and the Axis of Kindness (USA/Israel/KSA) became a real possibility but, at the very last minute, Uncle Shmuel decided that he had no stomach for
For the first time in 17 years, US troops are moving back to Prince Sultan Airbase in Saudi Arabia. The troops were removed in 2003 because they were serving as a recruiting tool for al-Qaeda. The Trump Administration claims they are returning to "de
We should have never taken the Soleimani assassination story at face value. Here's why.
Nothing says 'we've got this under control' like confirming that a handful of your government's most-senior officials have caught the virus at the root of a deadly pandemic sweeping the globe.
Iran -- On Friday, Iranians turned out in large numbers to select members of parliament, its Majlis, and seven members of its 88-member Assembly of Experts.
Meeting took place over the weekend in Munich
A group of Democratic senators held a secret meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jahad Zarif in Munich last week, alleges a new exclusive in The Federalist on Monday.
The people who run Israel are all about exploiting chaos, and any talk about deescalation or peace is like holding a cross in front of a vampire.
8 Republican Senators vote against Trump
Admittedly the news cycle in the United States seldom runs longer than twenty-four hours, but that should not serve as an excuse when a major story that contradicts what the Trump Administration has been claiming appears and suddenly dies.
Trump opposes vote, says its a sign of weakness
In happier times, Washington and Tehran might well have zeroed in on Mohammed Tawfik Allawi as their consensus candidate for the post of Iraq's prime minister.
Report: Iranian MP Puts $3 Million Bounty On Trump's Head
Today the US House of Representatives will take up two bills designed to head off war on Iran. Are the measures appropriate? Do they do as they are advertised? Should they be supported? Or is it more smoke and mirrors? Heavy legislative analysis in t
A question that naturally arises but one that the mainstream press never asks is: What is the reason for the deep-seated hatred that the U.S. national-security state has toward Iran?
Taliban claims CIA agents were onboard downed plane but won't verify who
The Washington Post recently published an article about a lawsuit that American citizens have brought against Iran.
Iran has imprisoned the army officer who fired a missile that killed 176 on board a Ukrainian jet, Mohammad Javad Zarif has said, comparing Tehran's actions to that of the US when it downed an Iranian airliner 32 years ago.
The Associated Press reports a staggering surge of US troops into the Middle East since last Spring: "Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat fr