Category Archives: Iran

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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TOP 2020 Fake News — Obama Writes One Whopper Of A Lie [Halabja chemical attack — March 16 1988]

“Unlike some, I actually try to state facts. I believe in facts. I believe in a fact-based reality and a fact-based politics. I don’t believe in just making stuff up. I think you should actually say to people what’s true.” … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Robert A. Levinson Rewards Upped to US $ 25M (November 4 2019) [UPDATE : FBI blames Iran for the presumed death of former FBI agent]

“Today, the Department of State Rewards for Justice Program announced a reward of up to $20 million for information leading to the safe location, recovery, and return of Bob Levinson.” RFJ — November 4 2019 November 4 2020 — On … Continue reading

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