Category archives for Iran

Ahmadinejad slams NATO, denounces U.S. pressure in Middle East

Courtesy: CNN The outspoken Ahmadinejad has long been a lightning rod for Iran’s critics. U.S. authorities have accused Iran of being involved in a plot to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, Adel Al-Jubeir, in spring 2012. The alleged scheme involved a connection to the Quds Force, a branch of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard. A […]

Fareed Zakaria’s upcoming interview with President Ahmadinejad

CNN It’s midnight here in Tehran. My interview with Iranian President Ahmadinejad is scheduled for 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. President Ahmadinejad, apparently, gets up at 4:00, goes for a run, then goes to the gym. And so when he’s done with all of that, I will interview him. We’ve got lots of issues to discuss – […]

Iran’s death penalty for Christian pastor violates treaties, and the Holy Quran

By Harris Zafar Credit / Source: In Iran, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani faces the death penalty for the “crime” of leaving Islam as a teenager and converting to Christianity. A translated Iranian Supreme Court brief from 2010 states that 32-year-old Nadarkhani “is convicted of turning his back on Islam, the greatest religion, the prophesy of Mohammad at the […]

Iran’s leader: 2 planes couldn’t bring towers down

Courtesy / Source: Yahoo News WASINGTON (AP) — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that as an engineer he’s sure the twin towers were not brought down by jetliners. Ahmadinejad, in an interview with The Associated Press, says it would have been impossible for two jetliners to bring down the towers simply by hitting them. he […]