Articles Tagged with iran

Reyhaneh Jabbari, Iranian Woman Who Killed Her Rapist, Hanged By Iran

Reyhaneh Jabbari

Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who killed her alleged rapist in 2007 and was sentenced to death in 2009, has been hanged. Prosecutors alleged that in 2007, Jabbari bought a knife two days prior to stabbing Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former official in Iran’s intelligence service, according to this Inquisitr report. Jabbari’s defense — that… Read more »

ISIS: Is America Going To War?

According to statement by White House, America is at war with ISIS.

ISIS has been a debated topic within the United States for a while now. On September 10, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the role America intended to play in controlling the threat of ISIS. He spoke of the group as ISIL, another name for ISIS or Islamic State, and explained the complete and… Read more »

Plane Crash Kills 39 In Iran, Horrific Moment Captured On Camera

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For some people, they are at the right place at the right time to catch a one-in-a-million moment on camera. Here on The Inquisitr, we reported on such rare moments. There are many reports on such things as the brutal beating of a prone man by two cops, an unidentified flying object seen over Italy,… Read more »

EMP Attack By North Korea Possible, Former CIA Director Says

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EMP attack threats from North Korea should be taken very seriously, according to former CIA Director James Woolsey. The long-time foe of the United States will reportedly soon be capable of launching an electromagnetic pulse attack against America, if the former intelligence expert is correct. Pry is calling for the Obama administration and Congress to… Read more »

Iran Talks In Vienna As Nuclear Deadline Draws Near

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Officials met in Vienna Sunday for talks ahead of the July 20 deadline for Iran to end its nuclear program, the culmination of a temporary agreement reached in January. The Associated Press, reporting from Vienna, says that an extension could be likely due to “deep differences” between Iran and the six world powers led by… Read more »

‘Modern Family,’ Iranian-Style, Leaves Out Gay Parents (VIDEO)

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Modern Family… but by whose standards? Iranian audiences are being treated to a verbatim, state-sanctioned adaptation of the Emmy-winning American sitcom Modern Family. But where’s Cam and Mitchell? The show’s gay parents, played by actors Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet, are conspicuously absent from the first two episodes of Haft Sang (or Seven Stones)… Read more »

Iran Promises Troops To Defend Shiite Shrines In Iraq

Iran has vowed to defend Shiite sites in Iraq, but it could trigger a larger conflict.

Iran is promising to defend Shiite holy sites in Iraq as ISIS and Sunni insurgents have taken control of much of the area to the north of Baghdad, including most of the Baiji Refinery. According to a Reuters report, the elite Iraqi troops guarding the Baiji Refinery have stood their ground better than most of… Read more »

Iranian Troops In Iraq As ISIS Threatens To Overrun Baghdad

Iranian Quds troops have entered Iraq with an offer to help defend Baghdad from ISIS.

Iranian troops have crossed the border of and are joining the fight against Al Qaeda-affiliated ISIS jihadists, according to a report by FOX News. The report cites a U.S. intelligence official is quoted saying: “Baghdad is going to be overrun. The Green Zone is going down.” According to the report, at least 150 of Iran’s… Read more »

Tehran Dust Storm: At Least 4 Confirmed Killed, 30 Injured [Photos]

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At least four people were killed and 30 injured when Tehran was hit by a powerful dust storm on Monday afternoon, with winds reaching up to 80-miles-per-hour. Additionally, the dust storm caused flight cancellations at Tehran’s International Airport, fallen trees, and dozens of car accidents due to poor visibility. Some incredible photos have been posted… Read more »

Israel Intercepts Ship Smuggling Lethal Rockets Into Gaza From Iran

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Israel intercepted a ship Wednesday morning bound for the Gaza Strip, carrying a payload of deadly Syrian-made rockets that Israeli Defense Force authorities say would have ended up in the hands of terrorist groups based in the territory. Israeli authorities said that the source of the rocket shipment was Iran. The rockets were intended to… Read more »

Iran Bomb Threat Debated By EMP And National Security Experts

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Iran will begin discussing a final agreement on their “nuclear dispute” with world powers next week. The big question looming on the minds of United States’ officials is how to make sure Tehran terminates enough of its atomic activity to thwart the ability to make a nuclear bomb and launch an EMP attack any time… Read more »

Iranian Warships Intend To Send Message About Nuclear Weapons And Israel?

Iranian Warships Intend To Send Message About Nuclear Weapons And Israel?

The Iranian warships steaming toward American waters are allegedly intended to send a political message to the United States. In a related report by The Inquisitr, this is not the first time this has happened. Back in 2011, Iranian Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari claims Iran’s warships were ordered to keep an eye on the “arrogant”… Read more »

United States Would Overthrow Iran Gov’t If It Could, Says Khamenei

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claims the US would overthrow Iran if it could

The United States has a “controlling and meddlesome” attitude towards Iran and would overthrow the Islamic republic’s government if it were capable of doing so. Or, at least, so says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran on Saturday according to a report in The Guardian. The Ayatollah was giving a speech to commemorate… Read more »

Iran Warships Headed Toward United States Maritime Borders As Tensions Rise

Iran Warships Headed Toward United States Borders As Tensions Rise

Iran is sending warships toward United States maritime borders as tensions between the nations continue to rise. On Friday the Iranian news organization Fars reported that the warships were meant as a response to the United States stationing vessels in the Gulf. “Iran’s military fleet is approaching the United States’ maritime borders, and this move… Read more »

American And Iranian Forces Joining To Fight Al-Qaeda In Iraq? [Video]

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Iran and the United States are taking their new found friendship to the next level, according to Israeli intelligence website Debkafile. The United States and Iran are both contributing troops to the effort to fight al-Qaeda in Iraq. Iraq is two weeks into a major operation in which they are targeting the jihadists who have… Read more »

Saudi Arabia Encourages Citizens To Leave Lebanon After Bombings

Saudi Arabia encourages its citizens to leave Lebanon after bombings

Saudi Arabia is telling its citizens in Lebanon to get out after a double terrorist bombing outside the Iranian embassy earlier in the week and escalating tensions with the Islamic group Hezbollah. Hezbollah, the Shiite militant group, has indirectly placed blame on Saudi Arabia for two attacks on Tuesday in which suicide bombers detonated themselves… Read more »