Category Archives: Iran

Iran Defense Official : “West Sent Lizards as Nuclear Spies” [UPDATE : Maj. Gen. Hassan Firouzabadi dies from Covid-19]

“We found out that their skin attracts atomic waves and that they were nuclear spies who wanted to find out where inside the Islamic republic of Iran we have uranium mines and where we are engaged in atomic activities.” Hassan … Continue reading

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On This Day — CIA Operation TP/AJAX : The Iranian Coup d’État (August 19 1953)

“Yes, my sin — my greater sin and even my greatest sin is that I nationalized Iran’s oil industry and discarded the system of political and economic exploitation by the world’s greatest empire. This at the cost to myself, my … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Takes Many Secrets to His Grave (January 8 2017) [UPDATE : Case before Swedish court could reveal key detail about 1988 mass executions.]

“With what is happening in the U.S. and the possible instability that is going to come in U.S. policy you needed a voice of reason and pragmatism that had some heft to it. He was that voice. Losing that voice … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering Iran Flight 655 (July 3 1988) [2021]

“I will never apologize for the United States — I don’t care what the facts are… I’m not an apologize-for-America kind of guy.” George H. W. Bush — August 7 1988 July 3 2019 — On July 3 1988, Iran … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago — The Hafte Tir Bombing (June 28 1981) [Pompeo, Tehran and a Mysterious Murder in the Netherlands]

“Today, the Iranian Quds Force conducts covert assassination operations in the heart of Europe.” Mike Pompeo — US Secretary of State (May 21 2018) June 28 2018 — Mike Pompeo’s claim that the Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is carrying out “assassination … Continue reading

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Former MOSSAD Chief: “Israel’s biggest threat is potential civil war, not Iran.” [UPDATE — Shin Bet Boss: “Stop violent discourse now, someone will get hurt.”]

“If a society crosses a certain line in its division and hatred, then it is a real possibility to see a phenomenon like a civil war.” Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo (February 2017) February 1 2017 — The most pressing … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FBI Robert A. Levinson Vanishes in Iran (March 9 2007) [White House : “We hold Iran accountable for his abduction, detention, and probable death.”]

“We share our deepest sympathy with his family which has suffered from his absence for over a decade. We will not rest until the Levinson family is whole again. Iran committed to cooperating with the United States to assist us … Continue reading

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On This day — Ayatollah Khomeini Returns to Iran (February 1 1979) [2021]

“You will see we are not in any particular animosity with the Americans. [The Islamic Republic of Iran] will be a humanitarian one, which will benefit the cause of peace and tranquility for all mankind. (…) It is advisable that … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago — Tehran Releases 52 US Hostages After 444 Days (January 20 1981)

“It is now very clear that there were two separate agreements, one the official agreement with Carter in Algeria, the other, a secret agreement with another party, which, it is now apparent, was Reagan. They made a deal with Reagan … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Takes Many Secrets to His Grave (January 8 2017)

“With what is happening in the U.S. and the possible instability that is going to come in U.S. policy you needed a voice of reason and pragmatism that had some heft to it. He was that voice. Losing that voice … Continue reading

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