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  • Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United

    09/21/2014 2:44:41 PM PDT · by McGruff · 43 replies
    NY Times ^ | SEPT. 20, 2014 | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
    The United States has conducted an escalating campaign of deadly airstrikes against the extremists of the Islamic State for more than a month. But that appears to have done little to tamp down the conspiracy theories still circulating from the streets of Baghdad to the highest levels of Iraqi government that the C.I.A. is secretly behind the same extremists that it is now attacking.
  • Alex Jones Supports Charlie Sheen (Nutjob Alert)

    04/02/2006 3:06:39 PM PDT · by RightResponse · 74 replies · 2,365+ views
    Prison Planet ^ | March 27th | Alex Jones
    Alex Jones Comment on Sheen Statement and Challenge: Hundreds of positive and negative pieces have been written about actor Charlie Sheen's courageous stand for 9/11 truth. The pro-Sheen pieces are well written and are brimming with facts, studies and in-depth investigations by concerned, caring people who know that the official fable of September 11 is a patent fraud. Conversely, the sniveling hit-pieces are written at a snot-nosed 7th Grade level by jabbering establishment sycophants. These individuals refuse to challenge any of the facts that Charlie Sheen and others have raised concerning the 9/11 massacres. There's a reason for that: they...
  • As Presbyterian Church (USA) Meeting Begins, Simon Wiesenthal Center Severs All Relations

    06/15/2014 4:52:09 PM PDT · by kaehurowing · 22 replies
    algemeiner ^ | June 15, 2014 | Joshua Levitt
    As the biannual general meeting of the Presbyterian Church (USA) begins this week in Detroit, Jewish human rights group The Simon Wiesenthal Center said they have severed all relations with the controversial church. The group also called on PC (USA) members to vote down the anti-Israel agenda that has been praised by David Duke, a former Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, and Press TV, a semi-official Iranian government news channel.
  • IRGC and the Spiritual Vacuum of Latin American Leftists

    IRGC and the spiritual vacuum of Latin American leftists The following is a glimpse of the kind of thing I often see while researching the activities of the IRGC (writ large) in Latin America. Communism fails to provide for the spiritual needs of leftwing political activists, and the Islamic Republic of Iran seems to have done a pretty good job of inserting themselves and the Khomeinist version of Shiism into that void. (Either that or the IRI is throwing lots of money around and the leftists are whores, which is certainly possible, but for the moment I'll take the more...
  • Social Media, Terrorism Connect Too Well

    12/05/2012 12:51:07 AM PST · by Cindy · 28 replies ^ | Published 1:16 p.m., Saturday, December 1, 2012 | Janine Zacharia
    SNIPPET: "Social media is no longer simply a fun way to share updates on the harmless idiosyncrasies of our lives. It can undermine national security, and there ought to be a more robust discussion between the Bay Area technology world and Washington on what to do about it. Cyber-terrorism, especially the potential for electronic tampering with U.S. industrial or military installations, is a paramount national security threat that Washington is working to forestall. We're all working to protect our accounts from hackers. But the cyber-threat getting far less public attention involves the social media networks we use every day and the...
  • Muslim group, CAIR, regains tax-exempt status

    07/31/2012 8:38:13 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 9 replies ^ | 30JUL12 | Bob Smietana
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained its tax-exempt status. The Washington, D.C.-based CAIR and its related foundation were two of about 275,000 nonprofits that lost tax exempt status last year for not filing tax returns for three years in a row. Last month, the Internal Revenue Service sent a letter to the CAIR-Foundation Inc., saying the nonprofit had regained its tax-exempt status.
  • Jihadis Online: A Few Thoughts

    07/24/2012 3:24:56 AM PDT · by Cindy · 45 replies
    Society For Internet Research ^ | JULY 5, 2011 | S.O.F.I.R.
    SNIPPET: "I. When considering the matter of jihadis online, remember that most of what we think we know is based on analyses of the comments made by an handful of vocal activists. The vast majority of jihadis online, be they on forums or social networking sites[i], say nothing. Skillful translations and insightful analyses by definition tell us little about this potentially lethal yet silent majority."
  • Google Removes 640 Videos from YouTube Promoting Terrorism

    06/18/2012 11:32:24 PM PDT · by Cindy · 28 replies ^ | 7:11AM BST 18 Jun 2012 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Google removed 640 videos from YouTube in the second half of last year amid fears they promoted terrorism. The Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo) made a request for five user accounts to be closed for allegedly promoting terrorism. Google agreed and deleted the 640 videos."
  • (PressTV, Iran) U.S. sends 12,000 troops in Libya

    01/22/2012 3:42:47 PM PST · by this is my country · 41 replies
    Press TV ^ | 1/21/12 | Press TV News
    The United States has sent some 12,000 soldiers to Libya, in the first phase of deployments to the oil-rich North African nation. According to Asharq Alawsat, the troops landed in the eastern oil port city of Brega. Although the deployment is said to be aimed at generating stability and security in the region, the troops are expected to take control of the country's key oil fields and strategic ports. Brega, the site of an important oil refinery, serves as a major export hub for Libyan oil. The town is also one of the five oil terminals in the eastern half...
  • Britian Revokes Iran's Press TV Licence

    01/20/2012 9:55:32 AM PST · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    British authorities on Friday revoked the licence of Press TV, the Iranian state broadcaster's English-language outlet, saying the channel had breached a string of regulations. -excerpt- Press TV had also "indicated it is unwilling and unable" to pay a fine of Ł100,000 ($156,000, 117,000 euros) imposed in December for showing an interview in 2009 with an imprisoned journalist for a US magazine, Ofcom said.
  • In Iranian media, activist lauds Charlottesville's anti-war resolution

    01/19/2012 6:22:48 AM PST · by think4yrsf · 4 replies
    The Daily Progress ^ | January 18, 2012 | Ted Strong
    The day after the Charlottesville City Council passed a resolution calling on the federal government to end all its wars and avoid starting a new one with Iran, the move has drawn attention from abroad. One arm of Iran’s state-owned media, PressTV, is reporting the council’s latest foray into foreign policy through an interview with David Swanson, the Charlottesville peace activist who helped push the resolution.
  • (Ron) Paul holds US liable for Gazans death (Interview w/ Iran's Press TV)

    08/26/2011 10:31:42 PM PDT · by mnehring · 53 replies
    Republican congressman Ron Paul says the US is aiding and abetting Israel in Gaza through its financial and military support for Tel Aviv. "The weapons being used to kill so many Palestinians are American weapons, and American funds, essentially, are being used for this," said the congressman Friday. Israel launched an all-out war against the Gaza Strip and its democratically-elected ruler, the Hamas movement, to put an end to rocket attacks against southern Israel. At least 821 Palestinians have been killed during the operation and some 3,330 others are reported wounded. At least 10 Israeli troops have been killed during...
  • (Ron) Paul: No such thing as an independent Israel (Iran's State TV- Press TV Interview)

    08/26/2011 10:10:01 PM PDT · by mnehring · 165 replies
    Iran's Press TV ^ | 12/2008 | Jihan Hafiz
    Ron Paul, House representative of the 14th district of Texas, believes that US foreign policy must be reformed to avoid conflicts around the world. The interview was conducted outside the Foreign Relations Committee. Press TV: What is your opinion on the idea of the US blocking Iran's oil exports and preventing its gasoline imports from reaching the country (based on H. Con. Res. 362 previously sought by US congressmen)? Paul: I think it is an outrage I think it is a blockade. It is the use of force to stop the inflow of petroleum products and people and goods,...
  • Ron Paul censures US policy on Iran (From Iran's Press TV)

    08/21/2011 3:23:27 PM PDT · by mnehring · 44 replies
    US Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has criticized Washington's policy toward Iran, particularly the sanctions imposed on Tehran over its nuclear program. During a heated debate between GOP presidential contenders in Ames, Iowa aired on Fox News, Paul questioned the value of the sanctions policy against Iran. He added that he would prefer more diplomatic discourse and trade with Tehran rather than relying on threatening rhetoric. “People in the countries you put sanctions on, you are more likely to fight them. I say a policy of peace is free trade. Stay out of their internal business, don't get involved in...
  • Ron Paul, Al-Jazeera, and Iran's Press TV

    08/21/2011 3:09:29 PM PDT · by mnehring · 20 replies
    A journalist for Al-Jazeera has been arrested on suspicion of being an agent of the Palestinian terror group Hamas. The journalist, Samer Allawi, Al-Jazeera’s bureau chief in Afghanistan, is a Palestinian. He was apprehended by Israeli authorities as he attempted to leave the West Bank. Meantime, Republican Rep. Ron Paul, a presidential candidate who has appeared on Al-Jazeera, has picked up the support of another foreign propaganda channel. In addition to getting major sympathetic coverage from Russia Today, which is funded by Moscow, the Texas congressman is getting rave reviews from Press TV, the channel funded by the Iranian regime....
  • Video: "FLOTILLA PASSENGER: 'I want to Be a Shahid (Martyr)'"

    06/06/2010 12:26:10 AM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies · 536+ views “Flotilla Passenger: “I Want to Be a Shahid (Martyr)”” Video description - quote: idfnadesk — June 03, 2010 — In footage captured on the Gaza flotilla a passenger describes how he has attempted in previous convoys to become a martyr and that “god willing” he will succeed on this flotilla. The Gaza flotilla passengers had presented themselves as peace activists who would not act violently against Israeli forces, however this provides further evidence to the contrary. In the early hours of the 31st of May 2010, IDF soldiers boarded the ships of the “Free Gaza” Flotilla, after the ships...

    06/05/2010 11:22:47 PM PDT · by Cindy · 45 replies · 789+ views
    YNET ^ | Published: 06.06.10, 07:44 / Israel News | Roee Nahmias
    SNIPPET: "Free Palestine Movement, Reporters with Borders say plan to send ship carrying dozens of activists, European MPs to Gaza as early as next weekend" SNIPPET: "The Turkish-owned Mavi Marmara ship and the Irish-owned Rachel Corrie ship are not alone: Two non-governmental Lebanese organizations announced Saturday that the plan to send an aid vessel of their own to the Gaza Strip as early as next weekend. In a press conference in Beirut, the Free Palestine Movement and Reporters without Borders organization announced that the ship, which will be carrying humanitarian aid, will include passengers interested in expressing their solidarity, as...
  • Gaza flotilla: 2 dead, dozens injured in navy boarding

    05/30/2010 9:42:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 170 replies · 4,470+ views - JERUSALEM POST ^ | 05/31/2010 07:00 | By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ
    "Gaza flotilla: 2 dead, dozens injured in navy boarding." By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ 05/31/2010 07:00 SNIPPET: "Passengers tried to wrest weapons from soldiers, Army Radio reports; Turkish leadership in emergency meeting to discuss response to attack at sea. Passengers tried to grab weapons away from soldiers boarding the Gaza protest flotilla, starting the violence, Army Radio reported Tuesday morning, responding to accusations that Israeli commandos assaulted the ships guns blazing."
  • Video: NYC community leaders back Ground Zero Mosque plan!

    05/21/2010 3:54:18 PM PDT · by iloveamerica1980 · 14 replies · 381+ views
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 5-21-10 | James
    From Press TV, NY comes a very scary report from a very scary person! "We want to make it very clear to the people who position themselves as bigots and haters, we are her today to say that that is not going to happen.....we are here to show tolerance and unity." says Scott Stringer NYC Borough President. Well, nobody really cares what you think Mr. Stringer except just know that "real" Americans will fight you every step of the way!!!
  • 3 Arab FMs support Iran's nuclear rights

    04/17/2010 5:56:44 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 29 replies · 823+ views
    press ^ | 17 Apr 2010
    Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon have expressed support for Iran's nuclear program and stated that Israel should be forced to dismantle its nuclear weapons. Speaking at the nuclear disarmament conference in Tehran on Saturday, the foreign ministers of the three countries insisted that Iran has the right to develop nuclear technology meant for peaceful purposes, just like every other country. They also called for a diplomatic solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear program. "We support Iran's pursuit of peaceful nuclear technology," the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) quoted Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem as saying. Lebanese Foreign Minister Ali al-Shami...
  • Once-barred Muslim scholar arrives in NY for forum ( Tariq Ramadan )

    04/07/2010 7:40:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies · 501+ views
    trib ^ | April 7, 2010 | LARRY NEUMEISTER ,
    A prominent Muslim scholar banned from the United States for six years returned Wednesday for visits to four cities... "In the name of your fear or mistrust of Muslim-majority countries, you may end up betraying your own values," Tariq Ramadan ... Ramadan said he was happy to be in the U.S. speak on a panel Thursday at The Cooper Union college. "My name has been cleared," he said. The 47-year-old professor at Oxford University in England was permitted to return to the United States after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in January signed orders enabling re-entry for him...
  • Top Tehran TV journalist wanted by FBI for 1980 murder in the US

    09/04/2009 5:54:31 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies · 517+ views
    TimesOnline - UK ^ | September 4, 2009
    An American fugitive, accused of murdering an aide to the late Shah of Iran in the United States, was made an editor of Iran’s English-language television network in Tehran. Hassan Abdulrahman, who is wanted by the FBI for shooting dead Ali Akbar Tabatabai in Maryland, worked for Iran’s flagship broadcaster Press TV, which has bureaus across the world, including London. A Press TV journalist who resigned in protest over the channel’s coverage of the apparently rigged Iranian election in June told The Times yesterday that Mr Abdulrahman was chief editor at the head office of the network. The journalist, who...
  • I will be doing the Iranian Based "PressTV" on the issue of the recent CIA Memo release.

    08/28/2009 10:21:46 AM PDT · by Trueblackman · 8 replies · 437+ views
    PressTV ^ | 28 August 2009 | Trueblackman
    I will be appearing on Iranian Based "PressTV" today at 3pm EST on the issue of the recently released, but highly edited CIA Memos. We all know with the recent lost of his political capital and slide in popular bumper sticker slogans that Obama ran on have lead to his release of highly and selective edit memos dumps as of late. This program streams via the internet and I will be counterbalancing a spokesperson from Human Watch.
  • Jewish fundamentalists storm al-Aqsa Mosque [should read "reclaim Temple Mount"]

    07/30/2009 1:15:27 PM PDT · by TheThirdRuffian · 122 replies · 3,834+ views
    Press TV ^ | 9th of Av, 5770 (July 30, 2009) | Staff
    More than 200 Jewish extremists have reportedly entered al-Aqsa Mosque, positioning themselves inside the holy site, allegedly to perform religious rituals. According to a statement released by the Al-Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage, the incursion was "significant". The foundation has called on Muslims, Arabs and all Palestinians to take action in support of the mosque. The attack comes amidst Tisha B'Av, also known as "The Ninth of Av" -- a Jewish fasting day in commemoration of the destruction of the two Temples. The occasion falls on the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av, which usually coincides with...
  • Israel Begins Major Drill, Preparing For Regional War

    05/31/2009 7:06:30 AM PDT · by Fennie · 24 replies · 2,147+ views
    Press TV ^ | May 31, 2009
    Israel has launched its largest-ever military exercise to test its capabilities against potential missile attacks, bombings and riots. Over the past few months, Israel has been busy making plans for fresh confrontation in the Middle East. The drill is widely believed to be in line with the regime's preparation for a possible attack on Iran's nuclear facilities which they admit can ignite an all-out war in the region. The five-day exercise which was launched on Sunday will simulate simultaneous rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip and Lebanon and missile attacks from Iran and Syria. "We will be exercising the doomsday...
  • The Persian Version

    03/25/2009 7:16:52 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 332+ views
    City Journal ^ | Winter 2009 | James Kirchick
    The request sounded innocent enough. “To all editors and TV stars on staff,” read the e-mail from an intern to the office-wide listserv of The New Republic, the magazine I work for. “A woman just called the office from Atlantic Television News (ATN), which is based in Denmark but has an office on K St. She is looking for someone to go on their news show Friday at 3 pm to do post-op on the VP debate.” Two days later, I showed up at the studio, where a woman wearing a Muslim-style headscarf and the producer, another woman with a...
  • Iranian tv loves Keith Olbermann

    02/17/2008 7:04:17 PM PST · by Stepan12 · 29 replies · 121+ views ^ | February 16, 2008 | Noel Sheppard
    The folks at General Electric must be so proud of their cable news network MSNBC. Not only does one of its top stars regularly debase the President of the United States, but also his most recent tirade actually garnered the attention of an Iranian television network. Coincidentally, the good folks at Press TV are just as enamored with Keith Olbermann as his fans at Daily Kos [cannot find Kos link for this. I used this link to try to rectify newsbuster's duplication}) (h/t JWF: In a scathing commentary against President George W. Bush, MSNBC commentator Keith Olbermann declared Bush guilty...
  • Iran: A Media Flop Named Press TV

    07/04/2007 2:13:45 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 393+ views
    Iran Press Service ^ | July 04 2007 | Safa Haeri
    َParis, 4 July (IPS) After months of preparations and propaganda, the Voice and Visage of the Islamic Republic of Iran (VVIR)’s mountain gave birth on second July 2007 to a new born that those who conceived it wowed that their offspring would “very quickly” become the flag bearer of the “anti-arrogance” (Western imperialists) crusaders in the field of media. The prime task of the “PressTV”, the new 24 hours, English language network of the State-owned, leader-controlled Iranian Radio and Television is to “counter” major international mass media like CNN or the BBC in offering viewers and listeners news and views...
  • Iran seeks to take on rolling TV news giants

    06/21/2007 7:16:57 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies · 1,200+ views
    AFP/Yahoo ^ | Jun 21, 2007
    Iran seeks to take on rolling TV news giants by Farhad Pouladi Thu Jun 21, 2007 TEHRAN (AFP) - An increasingly crowded market for 24-hour news is facing a new rival -- a channel from Iran whose self-proclaimed aim is to break the "stranglehold" of the West over the world's media. Iran's state broadcaster is to launch "Press TV" on July 2 at a time of mounting international tension over its nuclear programme, complete with international journalists brought in from foreign countries including Britain. The Tehran-based channel is promising the usual diet of on-the-half-hour news bulletins, talk shows and documentaries...