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Rumors Spread of a 2024 Presidential Run as Pompeo Paves Way for Future Wars

    Rumors Spread of a 2024 Presidential Run as Pompeo Paves Way for Future Wars

Yesterday, at an event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Secretary of State and former CIA director Mike Pompeo claimed that “al-Qaida has a new home base: it is the Islamic Republic of Iran.” Offering little evidence, he warned the journalists and other figures present that, “We ignore this Iran-al-Qaida nexus at our…

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As US Sanctions a Starving Yemen, Iran Asks Interpol to Arrest Trump

    As US Sanctions a Starving Yemen, Iran Asks Interpol to Arrest Trump

Outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced yesterday that the United States will be designating Yemen’s Houthi rebels a terrorist organization and increasing sanctions on the already beleaguered nation.  “The Department of State will notify Congress of my intent to designate Ansarallah – sometimes referred to as the Houthis – as a Foreign Terrorist Organization…

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The Legacy of General Qassem Soleimani: A Woman’s Perspective

    The Legacy of General Qassem Soleimani: A Woman’s Perspective

In a recent interview with RT, Zeinab Soleimani, the daughter of late Iranian General, Qasem Soleiman said that “After killing my father, America thought that everything would be stopped because they killed General Soleimani, the power of the Middle East. But they are so wrong… They are so wrong in thinking this will be the end of General…

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2020 Ends as It Began: With the Looming Threat of a US War With Iran

    2020 Ends as It Began: With the Looming Threat of a US War With Iran

Amid increasing hostility towards Tehran, the United States is building up its military presence on Iran’s borders. In the past three weeks alone, the U.S. has flown in a squadron of fighter jets and extra B-52 bombers while deploying the U.S.S. Nimitz aircraft carrier (with its strike group) and a large submarine to the Persian…

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Trump Enacts Sweeping New Sanctions on China, Iran, Venezuela. Biden Promises More To Come

  Trump Enacts Sweeping New Sanctions on China, Iran, Venezuela. Biden Promises More To Come

On its way out the door, the Trump administration is ramping up another round of aggressive, punishing sanctions against a host of countries. On Friday, the State Department announced new sanctions against Iran, the People’s Republic of China, and Venezuela. And today, it tightened the grip of the decades-long blockade on Cuba and increased sanctions on Nicaragua.…

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Corporate Media Shills For Assassination Of Iranian Scientist

  Corporate Media Shills For Assassination Of Iranian Scientist

The Trump administration committed another act of war against Iran, and like every U.S. war in the modern era, it began with a lie: that Iran is developing nuclear weapons. It’s a total falsehood we’ve heard get repeated again and again throughout mainstream media and from pundits who personally profit from U.S. aggression. Jack Keane,…

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Podcast: The Assassination of a Nuclear Scientist and the War against Iran’s COVID-19 Vaccine

  Podcast: The Assassination of a Nuclear Scientist and the War against Iran’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Welcome to MintCast — an interview series featuring dissenting voices the establishment would rather silence– I’m your host Mnar Muhawesh Adley. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, one of Iran’s most senior nuclear scientists, was assassinated in his car last week on the outskirts of Tehran. State sources in the Islamic Republic are claiming he was killed with a remote-controlled…

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Biden Signals a Desire To End the Yemen War. Here’s Why Yemenis Aren’t Buying It

  Biden Signals a Desire To End the Yemen War. Here’s Why Yemenis Aren’t Buying It

As news broke that Joe Biden almost certainly won the U.S. presidential election, some Americans became hopeful that the new administration could hearken in an era of calm in the Middle East. In Yemen, however, that sentiment was not shared. Most Yemenis have little hope that the new White House will end the blockade and…

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With an Eye on Nearby Iran, Israeli Weapons Fuel the Violence in Azerbaijan

  With an Eye on Nearby Iran, Israeli Weapons Fuel the Violence in Azerbaijan

The latest iteration of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which has already claimed the lives of dozens of people, had been largely forgotten by the world before hostilities reignited in September. Only the collapse of the Soviet Union was able to bring about the end of the last war between these entrenched enemies in the 1980s and 1990s.…

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Critics Say New Iran Sanctions Designed To “Choke off Humanitarian Exports” Amid Pandemic

  Critics Say New Iran Sanctions Designed To “Choke off Humanitarian Exports” Amid Pandemic

Yesterday the State Department announced the beginnings of yet more sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the country’s financial industry. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed the move was necessary to “further deprive the Islamic Republic of Iran of funds to carry out its support for terrorist activities and nuclear extortion that threatens the world,” adding…

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