31 August 2014 9:24
Blood is dripping down our faces onto the stainless steel of the armored police van. The hot yellow light flickers against the angry eyes of six young black men. We are trembling in pain and rage. Our chests are heaving. We are still breathing. One man’s eyes stare into mine.
“They didn’t have to do that,” he says. He is shaking....
31 August 2014 9:13
The Soufan Group, a New York-based intelligence firm, estimated in June that at least 3,000 militants of European origin had been active in several militancy-riddled regions across the Arab country, Washington Post reported.
A recent US Intelligence report says 12,000 militants from 81 nationalities, including Americans and Europeans, have joined terrorist groups fighting against the Syrian government.
US media reports say...
31 August 2014 8:54
An award-winning American investigative journalist says the ISIL terrorist group is using weapons supplied by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Dave Lindorff made the remarks in a phone interview with Press TV on Saturday while commenting on US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s upcoming visit to Turkey in an effort to build a “coalition of the willing” take on ISIL...
30 August 2014 19:56
Every August, for most of the last four decades, top central bankers from around the world have been making their way to the Wyoming mountain resort of Jackson Hole for an invitation-only blue-ribbon economic symposium.
This year’s Jackson Hole hobnob, once again hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, last week attracted the usual assortment of central bankers, finance...
30 August 2014 17:18
Iranian President Rouhani held a press conference on the occasion of Government Week.
President Rouhani came among journalists on Saturday afternoon to answer their questions mostly regarding foreign policy and economics.
At the beginning of the presser, Rouhani pointed to the economic situation and emphasized that the government is doing its best to tame the inflation rate. He said that recession...
30 August 2014 11:38
Washington announced on Friday that it imposed new sanctions upon Iran including 8 individuals, 6 oil tankers and 20 companies, banks and financial institutions.
US Treasury claims new sanctions are "targeting Iran’s missile and nuclear programs, sanctions evasion efforts, and support for terrorism."
The new round of sanctions comes just ahead of next round of Iran nuclear talks after they extended Joint...
30 August 2014 11:11
Nothing is more unwise for politicians than honesty, and President Obama has been caught in a pretty significant moment of candor with his admission that “we don’t have a strategy yet” for the war against the notorious ISIL terrorist group.
The comment sparked immediate condemnation from hawks pushing him to escalate military action against the Takfiri terror group even more precipitously,...
30 August 2014 10:32
The family of a slain man is suing police in Georgia after officers used stun guns on the hand-cuffed man thirteen times and killed him.
The family has filed a lawsuit against the two former Atlanta-area officers who used excessive force against the 24-year-old Gregory Towns Jr., the family’s lawyer said on Thursday.
"It's just heinous," attorney Chris Stewart told AP. "This...
29 August 2014 22:36
The United States has imposed new sanctions on more than 25 Iranian individuals and companies.
The Treasury Department said on Friday that the sanctions’ targets include shipping firms, oil companies, airlines and six Iranian banks.
The Treasury Department also blatantly accused the Iranian businesses and individuals of ‘supporting terrorism’ and trying to evade previous sanctions.
Despite the additional measures, the White House National...
29 August 2014 17:48
Iranian Parliamentary Speaker Ali Larijani accused some countries of secretly supporting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (IS) adding that the American air strikes on IS positions lack credibility.
The Shura Council speaker said that if the West had been genuine about its war on terror, it should not have supported IS for the past few years, the Iranian channel...
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