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Alcohol Killing someone every 10 seconds, but, France won’t dine with Iran unless wine is served

France won’t dine with Iran unless wine is served Source: Washington Post BERLIN — Guess who’s not coming to dinner — or even breakfast or lunch? Ahead of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s landmark European trip kicking off this weekend, French officials reportedly nixed plans for a formal meal in Paris with President François Hollande following […]

First signs of hope

Aug 11,2015 – JORDAN TIMES – HASAN ABU NIMAH   When the Iran nuclear deal was reached a month ago in Vienna, analysts’ accounts went wildly in every possible direction, attaching to it every inconceivable and unthinkable attribution. Predictions went as far as claiming that the two-year-long negotiations had not been limited to the Iranian […]

Iran unlikely to spend most of its post-sanctions funds on militants, CIA says

By BRIAN BENNETT A secret U.S. intelligence assessment predicts that Iran’s government will pump most of an expected $100-billion windfall from the lifting of international sanctions into the country’s flagging economy and won’t significantly boost funding for militant groups it supports in the Middle East. Intelligence analysts concluded that even if Tehran increased support for […]

Iran’s Jewish community leader calls Netanyahu ‘narcissistic, delusional’

Jerusalem Post: Community, Haroun Yashayaei, has harshly criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an article appearing in a major Iranian newspaper. The piece was published soon after the nuclear deal was struck with world powers last week. “There is no doubt that the Israeli prime minister is so narcissistic that none of these developments can deter […]

Swiss investors welcome Iran nuclear deal

BUSINESS IS BREWING Swiss investors welcome Iran nuclear deal EMBED CODE   JUL 17, 2015 – 11:00 Swiss business leaders are waiting impatiently for trade to open up with Iran, following a nuclear deal paving the way for the lifting of sanctions. (RTS/ The agreement with Iran concludes 12 years of negotiations, a number […]


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