Saudi mufti bans soccer for Muslims

SOURCE: IRANIAN PRESS TV A Saudi Arabian mufti has issued a religious degree (fatwa) prohibiting soccer for Muslim youth because it has been invented by Jews, Christians, infidels, the US, Russia, France and their lackeys. Abdullah al-Najdi advised Muslim youth to avoid playing soccer unless under specific conditions, IRNA reported. […]

A Saudi-Iranian cold war takes shape

By Rami G. Khouri The Daily Star Lebanon The Middle East continues to experience one of its most tumultuous moments of structural change in several generations, and countries are reconfiguring both their domestic power structures as well as their intra-regional relations. In this context, we can expect much of the […]

Obama Sold Israel Bunker-Buster Bombs

Source: Eli Lake, NEWSWEEK (The Daily Beast) While publicly pressuring Israel to make deeper concessions to the Palestinians, President Obama has secretly authorized significant new aid to the Israeli military that includes the sale of 55 deep-penetrating bombs known as bunker busters, Newsweek has learned. In an exclusive story to […]

Iran’s nuclear dream comes true

Source. Asiatimes on Line Russia has given Iranians cause for joy as the much-delayed nuclear power plant in Bushehr finally goes online. More nuclear contracts with Tehran may follow along with positive action from Tehran on Moscow’s proposals to end the nuclear impasse. Celebrations are tempered, however, by the “double-edged […]

The Iran sanctions fallacy

BY REZA MAARASHI, ALJAZEERA ENGLISH International sanctions have exacerbated the pain of the middle class struggling with high levels of unemployment. Iranians’ displeasure with their government is palpable and transcends demographics. Before the contested 2009 presidential election, few were satisfied with the government’s performance. Since then, this displeasure has only […]

Israel wages war on Iranian scientists

Source: Asiatimes on Line. Startling and detailed revelations by Majid Jamali Fashi, the confessed killer of a top Iranian scientist, heighten suspicions of at least a dozen Israeli-trained lone operatives active inside Tehran. This brings into question the weaknesses in Iranian protective security measures, which in turn increases the pressure […]

Israel and USA are killing Iranian Scientists

Pravda. Russia. Western and Israeli media were quick to announce that the 35-year-old Iranian Dariush Rezai killed on July 23 in Tehran was a prominent nuclear physicist who played an important role in the development of Iran’s nuclear program. Iranian authorities have confirmed the fact of murder. However, according to […]

Does USA Seek World War III?

Pravda. Russia. These are gruesome days: the Single Bullet Doctrinerules. The world is truly adrift and on the brink of a global “something”. Everyone can feel it here in the USA. The US system of government is often described as a layer cake: federal on top, state in the middle, […]