With instability following the death of King Abdullah, Iran may take a lead in the relationship with Saudi Arabia which could put pressure on Riyadh to improve the internal situation in the Gulf state, Gerald Horne, author and historian, told RT.
Closing arguments were heard Thursday in a trial involving a CIA whistleblower accused of illegally revealing classified information on a mission meant to slow Iran’s nuclear program, with prosecutors arguing the officer was retaliating out of bitterness.
The supreme leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has written an open letter to Western youth urging them to examine Islam for themselves, rather than accepting the prejudiced views of the media and politicians.
In a trial that whistleblower advocates have called “damage control” for the CIA, federal prosecutors are pursuing espionage charges against whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling. The case stems from the agency’s attempts to feed Iran flawed nuclear schematics.
The current oil price decline can be explained by heavy selling in US future markets which is part of an all-out economic war between the US and countries like Russia, Iran and Venezuela, says financial journalist, Willem Middelkoop.
Moscow and Tehran have signed military cooperation deal that implies wider collaboration in personnel training and counter-terrorism activities. It may also resolve the situation concerning the delivery of Russian S300 missiles, Iranian media reported.
A prosecutor accusing Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner of covering-up Iran’s suspected role in a deadly Jewish center attack in 1994, has been found dead in his apartment hours before he was set to testify in front of the national Congress.
Yet another federal agency of the United States government maintained a database of phone records pertaining to Americans who were not necessarily suspected of any wrongdoing, the Justice Department has admitted.
More than 90 people in the government knew about a covert CIA mission aimed at slowing down Iran’s nuclear program, an agency manager said in a federal court. The plan was eventually leaked to the media.