Iran

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 20th, 2013
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With all American troops left Iraq since December 2011, America has squandered an extraordinary military victory that was won in the spring of 2003 when U.S. forces overthrew the regime of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. Ten years after the invasion, and regardless of the legitimacy of the mil...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 6th, 2013
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There are those who would have bombed or invaded Iran years ago to make sure there would be no Iranian Bomb, and their voices are getting louder again as another day of high level talks approaches.  Even though Iran’s Supreme Leader has spent years forswearing nuclear weapons, which he calls a “crime...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 22nd, 2013
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(Reuters) – Iran denied on Friday Nigerian allegations that it had trained militants arrested in Nigeria on charges of planning attacks on U.S. and Israeli targets there. Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said such allegations were “made up as the result of the ill will of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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CHIKA OTUCHIKERE, Leadership A Nigerian Islamic scholar has told how an insurgent group based in Iran contracted him to spy on and assassinate prominent Nigerians including former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki as well as American and J...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 20th, 2013
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Associated Press Nigeria’s secret police said Wednesday they broke up a terrorist group backed by “Iranian handlers” who wanted to assassinate a former military ruler and gather intelligence about locations frequented by Americans and Israelis. The State Security Service, responsibl...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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Recently, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi of Egypt, a supposed “moderate” Islamist, met with Iran’s anti-Semitic, genocidal, President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  Reportedly, they had a friendly discussion.  Perhaps, in addition to the official topics, they also conversed about their mutual anti-Semitic...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 18th, 2013
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By Franklin Lamb Truth told, this American observer has attended his share of international conferences and has traveled in more than 70 countries. But never has he visited such a complex country, evolving culture, and striving energized society, populated by idealistic people of great warmth, sense ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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The presumed Israeli airstrike within Syrian territory on Wednesday has elicited threats of retaliation from both Syria and Iran. Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdul-Karim Ali, quoted at al-Ahd, a Hezbollah-run news website, contended that his nation could make “a surprise decision to respond to t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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By Amos Harel, haaretz The alleged Israeli attack came one day after an Iranian announcement that Tehran will view any attack on Syrian territory as an attack against Iran itself. Two days before the night when Israeli planes attacked a weapons convoy or “Scientific Research Center” in Sy...
By IndepthAfrica
In Mali
Jan 27th, 2013
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TEHRAN – Iran said on Saturday it is ready to help resolve the crisis in Mali, where several insurgent groups have taken up guns against the government, before the situation gets worse. “We have announced that Iran, as the president of the Non-Aligned Movement, is ready to help resolve the crisis in ...