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Iran sentences 4 bankers to death in the nation’s biggest fraud case

Hang The Bankers

Iran’s judiciary system recently worked through the biggest banking fraud case in the nation’s history. According to The New York Times, the outcome of the case was made official on Monday. Results were dramatic to say the least. Judiciary spokesman Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei told reporters that four people had been officially sentenced …

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Israel behind bogus Iran nuclear data leak

Israel may be behind a series of leaks implicating Iran in nuclear weapons experiments, Western diplomats say, stressing that in doing so Tel Aviv could have compromised the ongoing UN investigation into Tehran’s nuclear activities and ambitions. In its efforts to raise international pressure on Tehran, Israel supposedly carried out …

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Nations must unite against world’s hegemonic Zionism: Ahmadinejad

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has underscored the need for a united global front to deal with ‘the inhumane’ hegemony of Zionism, embodied in Israel. “The Zionist regime (Israel) is both the symbol of Zionism in the world and a tool to reinforce the dominance of arrogant powers in the region …

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Confirmed: British Intelligence agency MI6 covertly operating in Iran

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Preposterously bizarre as it is, the head of MI6 foreign intelligence agency John Sawers made a rare appearance before Britain’s civil servants in London on Friday and warned that the Iranians are “determinedly going down a path to master all aspects of nuclear weapons; all the technologies they need,” and …

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Trump admin trying to start WW3, as Iran becomes latest target

Trump admin Rex Tillerson Iran WW3

The Trump administration is reviewing US policy towards Iran, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced, accusing Tehran of sponsoring terrorism and violence and destabilizing numerous countries in the Middle East. “Whether it be assassination attempts, support of weapons of mass destruction, deploying destabilizing militias, Iran spends its treasure and time …

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Iran is preparing to ditch US dollar in international trade

Iran ditch US dollar international trade

After US President Donald Trump included Iran on a list of Muslim-majority countries facing a temporary immigration ban, Tehran responded by threatening to stop using the American dollar. Iran would either introduce a new common currency, in place of the US dollar, or use a portfolio of various currencies in foreign exchange and financial …

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Iran to dump US dollar in oil trade, settle in euro instead

US dollar dumped oil trade

Iran wants post-sanctions’ oil contracts denominated in dollars and have buyers pay in euros, Reuters reported. Tehran is also keen to receive money owed to it since the pre-sanctions days in the European currency. The country’s crude deliveries are to be restored soon, with companies such as the French giant …

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Israeli media calls for Iran and Germany to be nuked

Nuclear Netanyahu

Right-wing media outlet Israel National News published an opinion piece Tuesday calling on Israel to launch nuclear bombs at Iran and Germany, only days after the outlet came under fire for publishing a piece accusing a war widow of killing her husband over her pro-peace views. In the opinion article …

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Israeli drone shot down over Iran’s nuclear plant

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Iran has shot down an Israeli spy drone trying to penetrate the “nuclear off-limits area” of the Natanz nuclear site, the Revolutionary Guards said on their website. “The downed aircraft was of the stealth, radar-evasive type and it intended to penetrate the off-limit nuclear area in Natanz… but was targeted …

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Iranian rial currency targeted for destruction

Iran Rial

Effective July 1st, the United States has authorized new sanctions directly targeting the already-devalued Iranian rial with penalties for transacting or holding the currency outside of Iran. This represents the first time that the U.S. has focused specifically on the Iranian monetary unit itself and the ninth set of sanctions …

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Iran’s cyber warfare commander killed: Israeli Mossad?

Mojtaba Ahmadi assassinated

The commander of Iran’s cyber warfare program has been killed in an alleged assassination, according to media reports. Iran has accused outside forces of perpetrating the attack. Iran’s head of cyber warfare, Mojtaba Ahmadi, was last seen leaving home and heading to work on Saturday, according to The Telegraph. Later, …

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Propaganda of Hollywood: Iran vows lawsuit over lies in Argo film

Ben Affleck Argo

Iran plans to sue Hollywood over the Oscar-winning film ‘Argo’ over its “unrealistic portrayal” of the country. Iranian cultural official haves claimed the film is “a propaganda attack against [Iran’s] nation and entire humanity.” “Argo is made by three film-producing companies in Hollywood… the Islamic Republic of Iran is going …

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Tehran claims capture of US spy drone over Iranian airspace

Tehran has claimed it captured an American spy drone after the aircraft entered its airspace, Iran’s Press TV reports. The US Navy and the White House denied the claim, saying that none of Washington’s drones in the Gulf region were lost. When answering a journalist’s question about the drone, White …

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China, Russia and Iran planning gold backed currency

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A Eurasian Golden Triangle is emerging with China, Russia and Iran as the three key points, F. William Engdahl notes. The latest Sino-Iranian rapprochement has prompted a lively debate regarding the new Eurasian “world order.” “Sometimes profound tectonic shifts in the global politics arise from the least noticed events. Such is the …

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Israel seeks war on Iran to keep lid on 9/11

Israeli Connection to 9/11

Almost every politically-aware person on the planet is puzzled by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s bizarre obsession with Iran. Netanyahu is risking his political career, his reputation, and Israel’s future by intervening in the US presidential elections. He is using all of Zionism’s considerable might – including organized crime assets like …

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Iran sends 4,000 troops to aid Syria

Iran army

While the world awaits Russia’s formal response to last week’s US escalation in Syria (as Putin demonstratively arrived an hour late for talks on Syria with UK PM David Cameron) another country: Iran – fresh from an election in which moderate candidate Hassan Rohani became the new president – is …

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