Posts Tagged ‘Iran’

The glowing light was reported at around 8:45 pm. Some are going as far as referring to it as an UFO, others as meteorite showers. Charbel has suggested that it may have been the result of a long range missile which was test fired from Astrakhan region in central Russia at 21:39 Moscow time. Others say these lights were first […]


Israel is intimidated, the Suez canal is being tested after the fall of Mubarak. Imad Mughniyeh’s death has not been avenged, some media outlets are claiming a showdown. The Suez Canal does not (stop) any commercial ships from passing as long as we are not in a state of war,” said Ahmed El Manakhly, a […]


Israel’s deadly response to the Gaza-bound flotilla showed how differently the U.S. treats Israel and Iran. Stephen Kinzer argues it’s time to treat them in the same way. Quick, name the rogue state in the Middle East. Hints: It has an active nuclear-weapons program but conducts it in secret; its security organs regularly kill perceived […]


A powerful bomb killed one of Iran’s leading nuclear scientists as he left for work on Tuesday, a murder for which the Iranian government immediately blamed Israel and the West. Massoud Ali-Mohammed,  taught at the University of Tehran and was a prominent supporter of Mir Hossein Mousavi, the opposition leader. Last month, Iran’s top diplomat […]


From the lack of local blogs mentioning this, I’d like to share some not well circulated news concerning the Middle East with the circle. Recently news have been pouring concerning the Middle East pointing to a big change in policy for Israel and it’s increasingly uncomfortable position, what no one expected was,  secret talks with […]


The Obama administration is opposed to regime change in Iran. President Obama believes in the concept of moderate Islamism; hence, his support for Turkey’s crypto-Islamist government and his undermining of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in an attempt to curry favor with the Muslim Brotherhood.  An overthrow of Iran’s Islamist system would complicate matters for Obama, […]


If you haven’t read the article in the New York Times entitled:”Foreign Money Seeks to Buy Lebanese Votes” – I suggest you start there. I personally have been offered a ticket to Lebanon before the elections to vote for a list of candidates! Many expatriates around me have had similar offers. The only reason I’m […]