Israel vs Iran
- President Barack Obama is pressuring Israel to stop carrying out assassinations of top nuclear scientists in Iran as the Islamic Republic continues its negotiations with world powers over its uranium enrichment program, according to a new book.
- Saudis have always felt that the US is in their pocket, but by suspending aid to Syrian opposition Washington said 'No' to the Saudis, and the simple reason is a lessening of dependence on their oil, John Graham, former US diplomat told RT.
- Saudi Arabia and Israel’s Mossad intelligence division are co-conspiring to produce a computer worm “more destructive” than the Stuxnet malware to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program, according to a report from the semi-official Iranian Fars news agency.
- Netanyahu’s hostile statements about Iran show the imperialist nature of the Israeli regime, Caleb Maupin, an activist from the International Action Center, told RT.
- By a margin of 2-to-1, Americans support the nuclear deal struck with Iran over the weekend. In addition, Americans are strongly against using military force should Tehran renege on the agreed terms, a Reuters/Ipsos poll revealed Tuesday.
- Britain will “discourage” Israel from trying to undermine the nuclear deal with Iran, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says. Israeli media criticizes PM Benjamin Netanyahu for reacting over “personal failure” as he refuses to be “bound” by the deal.
- Unfettered access by the IAEA to Iranian nuclear facilities, alongside limiting enrichment of uranium to 5 percent should calm Israeli fears, former commander of the British military's chemical defense regiment, Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, told RT.
- Iran already has more than enough 20 percent uranium for its medical needs, and producing excess material would be too costly for the Iranian economy, Professor Seyed Mohammad Marandi from the University of Tehran told RT.
- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed the international deal over Iran's nuclear program, branding it a “historic mistake.” He accused the P5+1 of allowing Tehran a step further “towards obtaining the world's most dangerous weapon.”