Iran

UK: Iran Lobbies against Sanctions

Gatestone Institute 21 October 2014
By Samuel Westrop

Over 800 Iranians were executed during President Rouhani's first year in office. Leading politicians, British government officials and businessmen nevertheless

 

'Bad hijab' link to acid attacks on Iranian women

Yeahoo News 20 October 2014

A series of acid attacks on women in the historic Iranian city of Isfahan has raised fears and prompted rumours that the victims were targeted for not being properly

 

Video: Ben Shapiro: The Myth of the Tiny Radical Muslim Minority

Blazing Cat Fur 17 October 2014
By Ben Shapiro

 

Is the Islamic State the Islamic ‘Reformation’?

FrontPage Mag 16 October 2014
By Fjordman

The self-declared Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has shocked the world with its brutality. The British Prime Minister David Cameron, along with other Western leaders,

 

Khamenei Blames United States, 'Wicked' Britain, for Creating Islamic State

Breitbart 15 October 2014

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Monday blamed the United States and the "wicked" British government for creating the Islamic State in his first speech since

 

World View: Iran's Supreme Leader Condemns 'American Islam'

Breitbart 6 October 2014
By John J. Xenakis

The recent vote by Turkey's parliament to allow the deployment of Turkish troops in Iraq and Syria to fight terrorist groups has drawn strong criticism from the regime of

 

Video History: Islamic Conquest of Persia

islam-watch 29 September 2014

By 639, Islam's growing new caliphate included the Arabian Peninsula, Syria, Palestine, and most of Mesopotamia. The Muslims had delivered a devastating blow to the Christian

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Could mutual enemy ISIS bring Saudis and Iranians together?

Israel Hayom 24 September 2014
By Uzay Bulut

On August 4, 2013, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and Jaish al-Muhajireen ?wal-Ansar (JMA) launched a large-scale offensive in the Latakia countryside in

 

Vampires of Jihad

FrontPage Mag 22 September 2014
By Jamie Glazov

While the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) shocks and horrifies the world with videos of mass executions and beheadings, ISIS terrorist Rabie Shehada, also known as "the

 

Wife of British hostage pleads for release

MSN NZ 22 September 2014

The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State jihadists has implored his captors to release him. Alan Henning, a Briton who volunteered to drive a

 

Iran TV Airs "Exclusive" Footage of IAEA Inspection Equipment at Natanz Facility

youtube 22 September 2014
By MEMRITVVideos

Press TV, the English-language channel of the Iranian broadcast authority, aired on September 21 "exclusive" footage of the cameras installed by the IAEA in the Natanz nuclear

 

Inside the Mind of an ISIS Jihadi

The Daily Beast 22 September 2014
By Jamie Dettmer

An FBI profiler and other experts talk about the psychopaths and the deluded young Westerners who join the savage army of the so-called "caliphate.” Some take videos of

 

Iran to expand cultural ties with Bulgaria

Standart News 19 September 2014

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati discussed the expansion of cultural relations with Bulgaria in a meeting with an official of Bulgaria's University

 

Children as Suicide Bombers in Islamic Countries

The Gatestone Institute 19 September 2014
By Lawrence A. Franklin

One Pakistani recruiter of child suicide bombers describes these children as "tools provided by God." Another Muslim cleric in a madrassa [Islamic boys' school] describes

 

Liberal professor of Islam shot dead in Pakistan

The Guardian 19 September 2014

A professor of Islam known for his liberal religious views has been shot dead in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. Mohammad Shakil Auj, 54, dean of Islamic Studies at the

 

Islamic professor backing inter-religious marriage shot dead in Pakistan

Aquila Style 19 September 2014

A professor of Islam known for his liberal religious views was shot dead in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi Thursday, officials said, two years after he was labeled an

 

Iran Imprisons British Woman for Trying to Watch Men's Volleyball

the Clarion Project 16 September 2014

A British-Iranian woman, arrested more than two months ago for trying to attend a volleyball game, continues to be held in Tehran’s Evin Prison. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was

 

Award-Winning Film 'Honor Diaries' Now Available on Netflix

The Clarion Project 12 September 2014

Honor Diaries is the first film to break the silence on ‘honor violence’ against women and girls. Honor Diaries is more than a movie, it is a movement to save women and girls

 

British-Iranian woman Ghonche Ghavami imprisoned for two months for trying to watch men's volleyball game in Tehran

The Independent 11 September 2014
By Lizzie Dearden

A British woman has been in an Iranian prison for more than two months for trying to watch a men’s volleyball match. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was arrested along with more than

 
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