Category Archives: Middle East

Iran laments Indian apathy to cooperation

The frank remarks to the media this week by Iran’s ambassador to India Ali Chegeni on the dismal state of his country’s relations with India betray frustration and despondency that the Modi government succumbed to US pressure and relegated the

Iran’s CPEC – parallel pipeline plans (E-CPEC+) could ruin India’s regional vision

By Andrew Korybko The Iranian Ambassador to India shocked his host nation by announcing that his country was considering building a CPEC-parallel LNG pipeline to China in response to New Delhi’s submission to the US’ unilateral sanctions regime, which could


By Aram Roston (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates finances the military leader trying to topple a United Nations-recognized government in Libya. It helps lead a coalition of nations imposing an economic blockade of Qatar, despite U.S. calls to resolve

Long Range Attack On Saudi Oil Field Ends War On Yemen

By Moon Of Alabama August 18, 2019 “Information Clearing House” – Today Saudi Arabia finally lost the war on Yemen. It has no defenses against new weapons the Houthis in Yemen acquired. These weapons threaten the Saudis economic lifelines. This


By Brandon Showalter, SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2019 The presence of foxes near the Western Wall of the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism in the Old City of Jerusalem, has some saying that fulfillment of biblical prophecy is materializing.

US pours oil into fire in Gulf, mum’s the word for India

The illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibralter by the British Navy on 5th July 2019 is fast acquiring farcical character. Britain acted at the behest of the US; in turn, the US probably acted at the behest

Iran’s shock therapy breaks JCPOA stalemate

A series of announcements in Tehran through the past week took the situation around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal (known as the JCPOA)  and the US-Iranian standoff  to an inflection point. On July 1, it transpired that Iran has exceeded

Here’s how the government will sell us the Iran war

The first time I heard anyone in the Bush administration mention Iraq, in 2002, I knew they were going to invade it. Lately, certain members of the Trump administration have been talking the same way about Iran, and just recently

India Complies with US sanctions against Iran, Iran keeps begging it to reconsider

By Andrew Korybko India capitulated to American pressure and complied with the anti-Iranian sanctions regime, yet Iran keeps begging it to reconsider and continue investing in the Islamic Republic anyhow, with its humiliating behavior revealing just how desperate it is

The many ways Iran could target the US

The White House is citing unspecified threats from Iran. The specifics are murky, but the potential for escalation is real By Kathy Gilsinankrishnadev Calamur “The United States is not seeking war with the Iranian regime,” National Security Adviser John Bolton