“We will purchase weapons from wherever we deem necessary and we are not waiting for anyone’s permission; if we deem necessary we will sell our weapons and we will do this without paying attention to any resolution,” Rowhani said on Aug. 22 at a National Defense Industry Day ceremony according to the semi-official Fars News Agency.
Teheran unveiled a new advanced missile during National Defense Industry Day ceremonies, as well as a satellite launcher that experts estimate paves the way for Iran’s development of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). Continue reading
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Khamenei to students: ‘Get yourselves ready’, nuclear deal won’t stop the ‘revolution’
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the imminent nuclear deal with P5+1 powers won’t stop Teheran’s campaign against the United States.
Iran’s FARS news agency reported that Khamenei told university students in Teheran to “get yourselves ready for a continuing campaign against the arrogance.”
“Campaign against the arrogant powers and hegemonic system is one of the tenets and essence of the revolution,” Khamenei said, adding that “we would not be subordinate to the Koran if we stop the campaign against the arrogance.” Continue reading
Obama administration approved green cards for Iran MPs
The barbarians are not at the gate. The barbarians are in the within the gates and the red carpet has been rolled out for them.
NICOSIA — The administration of President Barack Obama has quietly approved permanent residence status to Iranian officials and parliamentarians.
Iranian parliamentarians have reported that scores of senior Teheran regime representatives were issued documents that allowed them to live and work in the United States. They said some of the Iranians also acquired U.S. citizenship.
The letter by the parliamentarians, most linked to opponents of President Hassan Rowhani, did not identify the Iranians provided citizenship or so-called Green Cards, Middle East Newsline reported. But the Iranian media said the letter referred to Rowhani’s chief of staff, Mohammed Nahavandian, educated in the United States and said to have obtained a Green Card in 1993. Continue reading
Iranian Commander Threatens Retaliation if Nuke Sites Struck
A top Iranian military commander said that President Barack Obama will “see the return of the U.S. soldiers’ corpses” should he decide to launch a military strike on Tehran’s disputed nuclear sites, according to regional media reports.
The commander’s threats to kill American servicemen comes just a day after the White House announced that Obama had written a friendly letter to Iranian President Hassan Rowhani asking that the two countries sit down for talks.
“If the Americans, for any reason, embark on a foolish act against the Islamic Republic of Iran, certainly, what they will witness won’t be the return of the U.S. warships but the return of the American bodies to their country,” Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps naval commander Ali Fadavi said Wednesday according to state-run Fars News Agency. Continue reading
Report: Washington Changes Tune on Israel Air Strike Against Iran Nuclear Facilities
“The American stance on an Israeli strike has changed dramatically recently,” retired Gen. Amos Yadlin said in an interview on Israel Army Radio on Wednesday. “The music I’ve been hearing lately from Washington says ‘If this is truly an overriding Israeli security interest, and you think you want to strike,” then the light hasn’t changed to green, I think, but it’s definitely yellow.” Continue reading