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Are Iranians Really Protesting Against Islam?

Raymond Ibrahim, What’s behind their social, political, and even economic grievances. What began on December 28 as local protests against high food prices in the northern city of Mashhad, Iran, has spiraled into mass protests consisting of some hundreds of thousands of Iranians in some two dozen cities, including if not especially Tehran, the seat of

Iran scorns Trump, rebuffs U.S. warning on missiles

Bozorgmehr Sharafedin | DUBAI,  Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday dismissed the U.S. decision to put Iran “on notice” over its missile tests and called President Donald Trump the “real face” of American corruption. In his first speech since Trump’s inauguration, Iran’s supreme leader called Iranians to take part in demonstrations on Friday, the anniversary of

Iran pulls missile from launchpad after apparent prep for launch

Lucas Tomlinson, Jennifer Griffin, Iran removed a powerful missile from a launchpad east of Tehran within the past few days, Fox News has learned, as U.S. and Iranian officials continued trading public barbs about the Islamic Republic’s missile tests. The Pentagon is concerned because Safir missiles use the same components as those needed for an intercontinental ballistic

Iran: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

TEHRAN, Iran Iran’s deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers “will not be renegotiated” ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump taking office this week. In a press conference Sunday marking the one-year anniversary of the agreement’s implementation, Abbas Araghchi told reporters that “the new U.S. administration cannot abandon

Obama Okays Massive Shipment of Uranium to Iran that Could Produce 10 Nukes

Ari Lieberman, Can the Iran deal get any worse? “The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history,” that was the way Charles Krauthammer characterized the Iran deal back in July 2015. Of course, when Krauthammer made that very accurate assessment, he had no way of knowing that the deal was even worse than originally envisioned.  The

UN Chief: Oh, Wait, Iran Hasn’t Embodied ‘Constructive Spirit’ Of Nuclear Deal

Michael Qazvini, The United Nations is finally coming to admit what the rest of us have long suspected: the Islamic Republic of Iran is not abiding by its obligations to deescalate hostilities with the civilized world. Instead, the mullah-run theocracy may be doubling-down on its nuclear program. In July, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon released