There Is No End in Sight for Turmoil in the Middle East

In this edition of the Interview, Fair Observer talks to Gilbert Achcar, professor of international relations at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. The Middle East and North Africa continues to reverberate from the … Read More

U.S. Continues to Pressure Iran Regime

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The Trump administration is intent on pressuring Iran. President Trump announced last year that the United States would be exiting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and he gave a long list of reasons why. This included Iran’s meddling in the … Read More

40 years of Iranian threats against Israel and few pay any attention

Getty Images Last month a conference in Warsaw brought together high ranking officials from 60 countries, called to discuss the current chaos in the Middle East, and to zero in on the threat posed to the region by the regime in Tehran. … Read More

Sen. Graham: Kim Jong Un Talking Because he Is ‘Afraid’

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North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un is coming to the negotiating table this week in Vietnam with the United States because he is “afraid” of a strong President Donald Trump, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday. “We broke the Iran nuclear … Read More

Rouhani says Iran and U.S. tensions are at ‘a maximum’

LONDON (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday relations with the United States had rarely been so bad and that sanctions imposed by the Trump administration targeting Tehran’s oil and banking sectors amounted to “a terrorist act”. Animosity … Read More

Rift Between Trump and Europe Is Now Open and Angry

Vice President Mike Pence and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in Munich on Saturday. She pushed back against his call for European allies to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.CreditCreditMatthias Schrader/Associated Press   MUNICH — European leaders have long … Read More

Iran RAMPS UP uranium enrichment amid fears of nuclear weapons use – ‘300 tons by 2025’

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IRAN is preparing to ramp up its production of ‘yellowcake’, a precursor to the enriched uranium used in both nuclear power and nuclear weapons, in the latest sign of Tehran’s plans to step up its atomic activities. Iran news: 30 … Read More

Israeli general sees possible threat from Iraq as Iran’s clout grows

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Iran could use its growing clout in Iraq to turn it into a springboard for attacks against Israel, the chief of Israeli military intelligence said on Monday, reports Reuters. Israel sees the spread of Tehran’s influence in the region as a … Read More

Iran sanctions cycle set to repeat

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The country is no stranger to its energy industry blowing in the political wind Politics has bedevilled Iran’s energy sector ever since the Iranian Revolution of 1978-9, but even as far back as the premiership of Mohammad Mossadegh in the … Read More

US calls for EU sanctions on Iranian ballistic program

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In this Oct. 23, 2018 photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters at a news conference at the State Department in Washington. The Trump administration is calling for a halt to the civil war in Yemen, including airstrikes … Read More

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