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Citing a quote by Sir John Sawers, head of British MI-6, the Iranian government said in a protest letter to the British Foreign Ministry that assassination of Iran nuclear scientists started immediately after Sawers "declared beginning of intelligence operation against Iran," reported the Iranian news service, IRNA, on Jan. 14, 2012.

January 16th, 2012 • 2:33 AM

The storm kicked off Obama's New Year's Eve signing of the NDAA bill with deadly Iran sanction provisions intensives as East Asia's powerhouse economic visit Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other Gulf states.

January 15th, 2012 • 10:50 AM

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast confirmed, today, that a high ranking delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency would be visiting Iran beginning on Jan. 28, reported IRNA. "The IAEA inspectors will come to Iran and the visit will take about one month," he said.

January 15th, 2012 • 10:43 AM

The Scottish National Party, which won a majority in Scotland's parliament last year, has set the fall of 2014 for a referendum on declaring independence from Britain. The response from London, so far, has been fear and loathing.

January 15th, 2012 • 10:38 AM

Former Russian Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, reiterated yesterday that Russia will not allow the Libyan scenario to be repeated in Syria through the UN Security Council, as reported by SANA news agency.

January 15th, 2012 • 10:26 AM

After much hype about the magnitude and importance of the upcoming U.S.-Israeli joint "deployment" known as Austere Challenge 2012, the Israeli media announced Sunday that the exercises have been called off by the White House — and may be cancelled altogether. No official statement has been put out by the White House, and the Defense Department has not replied to a questions from EIR.

January 16th, 2012 • 2:27 AM

The imposition yesterday of sanctions against the Chinese Oil firm Zhuhai Zhenrong for selling refined oil products to Iran in violation of the US's Iran Sanctions Act of last year was reported by China's Global Times.

January 15th, 2012 • 10:47 AM

The combination of the ongoing political demonstrations and nationwide strikes against President Goodluck Jonathan's Jan.

January 15th, 2012 • 10:40 AM

Noted author Mark Perry has published a devastating exposé of yet another criminal Mossad operation in the Jan. 13 issue of the online journal Foreign Policy.

January 15th, 2012 • 10:30 AM