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Iran’s Khamenei threatens only partial compliance with nuclear deal unless sanctions fully lifted

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.  /AP

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran will only partially comply with the nuclear arrangement with world powers unless all sanctions are lifted, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. Khamenei, speaking to a group of clerics, said some U.S. officials had spoken of […]

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Iran cracks down on women drivers: ‘Poorly veiled’ drivers to lose cars

Wearing a veil in public has been mandatory for Iranian women since 1979.

Special to WorldTribune.com Iranian women who drive in Teheran without their heads covered or even with a poorly fixed veil are subject to having their automobiles impounded by police. “If a (female) driver in a car is poorly veiled or […]

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Cotton: Iran deal is opposed by both Houses of Congress and broad majority of Americans

Sen. Tom Cotton.  /Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Special to WorldTribune.com Congressional Democrats “are simply not listening to the American people,” who oppose the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Tom Cotton said on Sept. 2. “A broad majority of the American people do in fact oppose this deal, a […]

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The media’s bullying of the American people: A Persian perspective

Leading by example: Donald Trumps shows Americans how to stand up to media bullying.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sheda Vasseghi According to Time, in quoting Univision’s activist-reporter Jorge Ramos, “reporters need to get tougher on Donald Trump” despite the interactions between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Ramos having been recorded and shared with […]

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Sid Blumenthal told Hillary Clinton in 2010 that Saudi already had the bomb

Longtime Clinton resource Sidney Blumenthal.

Special to WorldTribune.com Saudi Arabia’s investment in Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program essentially gave Riyadh the “bomb in reserve,” an aide told then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in 2010. A newly-released email from Clinton’s private account during her time as secretary […]

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IRGC commander: Iran will build military until Israel defeated, Palestinians free

General Mohsen Kazzemeini.

Special to WorldTribune.com A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) commander said that Iran will continue to upgrade its military might with the ultimate goal of annihilating Israel and freeing the Palestinians. “They (the U.S. and Israel) should know that the […]

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Cheney alert: Nuclear war likely, Obama ended 75-year bipartisan consensus of U.S. as ‘freedom’s defender’

The Hiroshima bombing.

Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s capitulation to Iran in recent nuclear negotiations will likely result in the first use of a nuclear weapon since Hiroshima and Nagasaki, former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney wrote […]

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Iran angered by IAEA leak on secret side deals after Parchin report

Iranian Ambassador to the IAEA Reza Najafi

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran signaled its anger over the recent leaking of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) document that revealed evidence Teheran had attempted to sanitize its Parchin military nuclear facility. The IAEA should “exercise utmost vigilance to ensure […]

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Iran recruiting Afghan refugees for often fatal missions to bolster Assad’s Syria

The latest estimates suggest at least 3,500 Afghans are fighting in Syria in support of Bashar Assad.

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran is said to be recruiting refugees from Afghanistan to replenish the heavily-depleted forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Afghans recruited as mercenaries and relatives of some fighters who were killed in Syria say the recruitment effort […]

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Look around: Who are the western collaborators financing ISIL?

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey The barbaric conquests of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) are financed by collaborators among the business and financial circles of the West. There has been in recent years a growing synergy […]

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