US Enraged After 6 More EU Nations Join INSTEX To Bypass Iran Sanctions

posted in: European Union, News

On Friday six European countries issued a bombshell joint statement declaring their intent to join INSTEX, or the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges, a European special-purpose vehicle serving as a ‘SWIFT alternative’ to bypass US sanctions on Iran. Finland, Belgium, … Read More

Iran’s escalation policy has backfired

posted in: Middle East, News

U.S. President Donald Trump’s policy of ignoring Iranian provocations while keeping up the economic pressure on Tehran has earned him considerable criticism—but appears to be working. (December 3, 2019 / JCPA) The wave of demonstrations in Iran following the regime’s … Read More

US to send troops and air and missile defense to Saudi Arabia as Trump announces new Iran sanctions after oil attack

Washington (CNN)The US announced Friday it would send additional troops along with enhanced air and missile defense systems to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities, which the US has blamed … Read More

Trump reiterates to Macron the US will not drop Iran sanctions

posted in: News, United States

© Getty Images President Trump on Thursday spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron and reiterated to him that the United States would not relieve Iran of economic sanctions. The two leaders also agreed it was imperative to “curb Iran’s actions threatening freedom of … Read More

US will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks following a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN headquarters in New York, U.S., August 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson – Photograph: LUCAS JACKSON The United States will take every action it can … Read More

Germany Calls for De-escalation of ‘Explosive’ Iran-US Tensions

posted in: Germany, News

Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now “explosive” and could lead to military escalation, Germany’s foreign minister said on Monday, becoming the most senior Western official to visit Iran since a war of words erupted last month. Iran accused the … Read More

Analysis There’s a New Alliance in the Middle East

posted in: Middle East, News

Russia, the United States and Israel are uniting against Iran, making it clear to Bashar Assad who will determine the future of the region. Smoke and fire following reported Syrian government forces’ bombardment on the town of Khan Sheikhun, Idlib, … Read More

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