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MAJOR: 3 Iranian Border Guards Killed in Clashes With Pro-Turkish Terrorists

TEHRAN – Three Iranian border guards have been killed in a clash in the northwestern part of the country, in the province of West Azerbaijan, RIA Novosti reported. According to the Iranian authorities, they did not allow the pro-Turkish terrorists to enter Iranian territory. Although their identities have not yet been confirmed, a group of […]

MAJOR: Russia Ready to Supply S-400 to Iran

MOSCOW/TEHRAN – Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan said that his country recognizes the expiration of UN arms sanctions against Iran on October 18 and is ready to supply the country with its S-400 air defense system. “We have said since the very first day that there will be no problem for selling weapons to […]

POMPEO: ‘US Will Never Let Iran Acquire Russian, Chinese Weapons’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (ZH) – Weeks ago the United States lost its bid to get the UN Security Council to extend the international arms embargo on Iran, which is set to expire October 18. And now on Tuesday Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is vowing to never let Iran acquire Chinese and Russian weapons, but it remains unclear […]

The Great Untangling – Trump and the Gordian Knot, Year Three

By Patrick ARMSTRONG for SCF – Patrick Armstrong was an analyst in the Canadian Department of National Defence specialising in the USSR/Russia from 1984 and a Counsellor in the Canadian Embassy in Moscow in 1993-1996. He retired in 2008 and has been writing on Russia and related subjects on the Net ever since. — In […]

Let’s Make a Deal: Trump Proposes Syria Oil Deal – Russia in, Iran out

WASHINGTON D.C – The United States is adjusting its own policy in Syria, taking into account the current realities against the backdrop of sharp criticism from Russia, while the State Department is calling for the withdrawal of Iranian and Iranian-backed forces from the Syrian Arab Republic, but not for the removal of Russian troops from […]

Send in The Clowns For The Circus is in Town

By Edward Curtin – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Aug 24, 2020 FRN Don’t bother, they’re here, already performing in the center ring under the big top owned and operated by The Umbrella People. Trump, Biden, Pence, Harris, and their clownish sidekicks, Pompeo, Michelle Obama, et al., are performing daily under the umbrella’s shadowy protection. For […]

MAJOR: Iran Claims it Has Evidence of NATO’s Massive Drug Production And Trafficking From Afghanistan

TEHRAN – Secretary-General of Iran’s Drug Control Headquarters Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni said that the production of drugs in Afghanistan has 50-folded in the past two decades after the US/NATO invasion, warning that the NATO aircraft traffic narcotics from Afghanistan. “We have reliable intel showing that the NATO aircraft transit and traffic drugs,” General Momeni […]

Lebanon: Pearl on the New Silk Road or Zone of Dark Age Chaos

The Middle East has been labelled the “geopolitical pivot” of the world island by devout adherents to the Hobbesian worldview of Halford Mackinder such as Zbigniew Brzezinski, Henry Kissinger and Bernard Lewis. Today it is understood that whomever can either stabilize or destabilize this region can control the levers for the “world island” (Africa, Europe, and Eurasia)… and as Mackinder once said “who controls the world island, controls the world.”