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A Shah is born in India

Four decades ago on January 16, 1979, Iran’s last “Persian” ruler Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi fled his palace near Tehran never to return, thus ending a divisive rule of nearly four decades. 1,008 more words


The U.S. Has Venezuela in Its Crosshairs By VJ Prashad

17 January 2019 — Independent Media Institute

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro addresses international observers at the presidential palace in Caracas. (Ariana Cubillos / AP) 1,059 more words


Middle East Stability Still Faraway

January 18, 2019

It has been a month since President Trump declared victory against ISIS in Syria and said US troops were returning home. It was only to be expected that the decision would lead to questions. 791 more words

Iran foreign minister in Baghdad for talks

Baghdad (AFP)

Jan 13, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Iraqi counterpart in Baghdad on Sunday for wide-ranging talks, including on US sanctions against Tehran. 351 more words

Atmariar Gulf

Press TV issues statement on anchor’s detention in US #FreeMarziehHashemi

Press TV Issues Statement on Anchor’s Detention in US

Iranian English-language television news network Press TV has released a statement with regard to the detention and imprisonment of its anchorwoman Marzieh Hashemi in the United States.The statement is as follows: 448 more words


A Grandson Recalls Roots in Shah of Iran Regime 1946-1979

“Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.” Victor Hugo.

Persia, modern Iran, has an ancient civilization going back to the Old Testament Bible. 2,882 more words


“The Palestinians were integral to both the Islamic Revolution and to the formation of the Khomeinist regime”

Arafat and the Ayatollahs
by Tony Badran
January 16, 2019

When Yasser Arafat arrived in Tehran on Feb. 17, 1979, the first “foreign leader” invited to visit Iran mere days after the victory of the revolution, he declared he was coming to his “own home.” There was some truth in Arafat’s flowery words. 44 more words

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