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Ready to detonate: Saudi-backed rebels strap bombs to Geneva-2 talks

As Syria’s rebels refuse to take part in Geneva-2, Saudi Arabia has emerged as the primary state-backer of rebel groups now trying to escalate the Syrian conflict and topple Assad by force.

Syrian opposition sets conditions for Geneva II

The head of the Syrian National Coalition Monday listed conditions that need to be “guaranteed” in order for the main opposition group to participate in the proposed Geneva II conference aimed at solving the 30-month Syrian conflict.

“We do not reject participation in Geneva II but we request guarantees for its success. And if we receive these guarantees we will show them to the military leaders,” Ahmed al-Jarba told reporters.

Israel incapable of attacking Iran: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker says Tel Aviv’s threat to attack Iran is a political bluff, stressing that the Israeli regime does not have the capability to strike Iran.

When Rouhani Met Ollie North

Hasan Rouhani, a 37-year-old senior foreign affairs advisor in the Iranian government, and his country's future president, sat with a delegation of White House officials on the top floor of what was once the Hilton hotel in Tehran. It was May 27, 1986, and Rouhani had come to secretly broker a deal with the Americans, at great political and personal risk.

Implications for Iraq?

There are good reasons why Iraqis should not celebrate the new Iranian-US rapprochement

Iran must dismantle nuclear program: Nutty Yahoo

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the 68th session of the UN General Assembly that Iran must dismantle its entire nuclear program, repeating his baseless accusation that Tehran is seeking to develop nuclear weapons.

Iran's Rouhani: Israel should sign non-nuclear treaty

Iran has urged Israel to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Speaking at the UN General Assembly for the second time this week, President Hassan Rouhani called for a world disarmament conference to establish a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East.

Petraeus urges support for Obama's war on Syria so North Korea and Iran won't underestimate the United States’ resolve

Former CIA director and retired Army General David Petraeus is urging members of Congress to support President Barack Obama's plan for military intervention in Syria after the country's president is suspected of launching chemical attacks on his own people, killing more than 1,400, including hundreds of children.

EU court verdict on Iran sanctions angers US

A new EU court ruling that rejected sanctions on a number of Iranian entities has drawn the ire of the United States, prompting Washington to extend its illegal embargoes against more individuals and businesses.

International Bureau of Double Standards—The CNN/Iran File

This video looks at a CNN documentary (April, 2012 with repeats) about the Iran nuclear issue, and examines the role of the mainstream media in keeping the public uninformed about the real problem-nation in the Middle East: Nuclear-armed, Apartheid Israel.

International Bureau of Double Standards—The CNN/Iran File

CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran

The U.S. knew Hussein was launching some of the worst chemical attacks in history -- and still gave him a hand.

Iran warns US against overstepping red line on Syria

Iranian Armed Forces’ Deputy Chief of Staff Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri has warned the United States of the “severe consequences” of crossing the red line on Syria.

Google has yet to explain YouTube block

Almost a week after Google disabled Press TV’s YouTube account, the internet giant has yet to explain why it blocked the alternative TV channel’s access to the video sharing site.

Ahmadinejad touts Holocaust denial as great success of his tenure

Holocaust denial is taboo in the West but he had the courage to bring up the issue, outgoing Iranian president explains.

Former British MP condemns media ban on Iranian channels

Speaking on Press TV’s weekly debate program Comment, Conway said, “I just wonder as someone who’s been involved in politics for 40 years of my life, how you can preach about freedom of speech, if you don’t encourage it”.

The real Iranian hostage story from the files of Fara Mansoor

The United Kingdom and United States intelligence installed Khomeini.
There was no "Islamic Revolution" in 1979.

Photographs of Margaret Thatcher & Ronald Reagan appeared in an Iranian newspaper, at the time frame of their meeting in Chalus (1978).

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Construct "Site 911" in Israel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to supervise construction of a five-story underground facility for an Israel Defense Forces complex, oddly named “Site 911,” at an Israeli Air Force base near Tel Aviv.

Did the Israeli military defy PM Netanyahu?

A sensational story is rocking Israel this week – alleging that the Israeli military defied orders from its commander in chief, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Where are the West's free speech defenders in Eutelsat censorship case?

Silence and mystery continue to surround the decision of Paris-based Eutelsat to disconnect all Iranian media from its satellite television services. Eutelsat continues to refuse interview requests from Press TV. The company's only press release stated that European Union sanctions forced the ban, but an EU spokesperson told Press TV that the sanctions contain no such orders.

Where are the West's free speech defenders in Eutelsat censorship case?

Italian PM: Europe's security tied up with Israel's

Italy views “Europe’s security in Israel’s security,” Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said Thursday at a joint press conference in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

Israel, Italy declare commitment to preventing nuclear-armed Iran

"We absolutely reject threats to regional stability and denial of the Holocaust," Monti said, "Any threat to Israel is unacceptable."

Britain says talks under way with U.S. on base use

Prime Minister David Cameron's office said Friday that planning was being carried out with the U.S. and other allies, including on the potential use by U.S. forces of British bases overseas, the AP reported.

Syria paying the price for standing against Israel

Ayatollah Khamenei said Syria is paying the price for standing against the Zionist regime of Israel and expressed Iran's support for the Syrian government.

'Syria paying the price for standing against Israel'-News Analysis-10-25-2012

Americans extremely reluctant to enter war with Iran on any pretext

Israel's calls to bomb Iran have stoked the U.S. presidential debate, making support for Tel Aviv a tough issue for the candidates.

President Obama and his rival Romney are now walking a tightrope with less then two weeks left till election day.

'Americans extremely reluctant to enter war with Iran on any pretext'

Britain rejects US request to use UK bases in nuclear standoff with Iran

Secret legal advice states pre-emptive strike could be in breach of international law as Iran not yet 'clear and present threat'

Iraqis react over removal of MKO from terrorism list

In a conference organized by the Iraqi Center for Media Development, a number of Iraqi officials and ordinary people came together in the capital Baghdad to talk about the efforts of the US government to remove the MKO from the international terrorist organization's list.

Iraqis react over removal of MKO from terrorism list

Bringing the People of Iran to Their Knees

Sanctions and the True Intentions of the "International Community"

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Agreed to Nuclear Talks

The United States and Iran have agreed in principle for the first time to one-on-one negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, according to Obama administration officials, setting the stage for what could be a last-ditch diplomatic effort to avert a military strike on Iran.

US committing holocaust for regime change in Iran: Analyst

A prominent political analyst says the US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic are “jeopardizing the lives of millions of patients” in Iran by trying to achieve the “grand delusion” of installing a pro-West regime in the country.

Iran's Secret Weapon by Dr Robert Faurisson

The energy crisis is causing worry. However, Iran, which possesses huge reserves of oil and gas, wishes to exploit them better, with our help, and sell us the products, a procedure that would lead to a marked softening of worldwide petrol, diesel, fuel oil and gas prices. A good many nations have an eye on this great potential wealth and would be apt to respond favorably to Tehran’s business proposals. But the United States has decreed the boycott of Iran and, up to now, the world’s policeman has generally been obeyed.

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