Post Tagged with: "Iran"

Dancing Iranian Woman Risks 91 Lashes To Protest Harsh Laws Against Women (VIDEO)

Photo: Video screen grab.

Dancing in a moving subway seems like a scary thing to do anywhere, but this Iranian woman risks getting into some serious trouble.

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State Department: No Plans To Help Restart Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks, Obama Fed Up With Bibi

A photo of President Obama him poking his finger in Netanyahu’s chest captured the atmosphere.

“Our American friends offer us money, arms, and advice. We take the money, we take the arms, and we decline the advice.”

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Iran Executes Woman Convicted Of Killing Alleged Rapist Despite Global Outcry

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The treatment of women under Sharia Law is barbaric!

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New York Times New Fundraising Idea: Sell Potentially Dangerous Tours Of Iran

Image of ancient palace in Iran courtesy of Flickr

It sounds amazing to travel to Iran, but this poorly planned trip could literally end in disaster, or at the very least, the loss of a lot of money.

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Could Iran Be Offering The US A Hand Of Friendship?

Could Iran Be Offering The US A Hand Of Friendship?

Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, sat down with NPR to discuss US-Iranian relations – could we restore the friendship between the two nations?

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Iraq The Latest Among America’s Long History Of Failed Regimes

Territory claimed by the Isis Caliphate.

The Isis Caliphate is perhaps the most obvious sign that the US’s foreign policy of regime change just does not work – will the house of cards stand?

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WATCH: Michele Bachmann Rants About American Jews ‘Selling Out’ Israel For Obama

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Michele Bachmann, a non-Jew, is very upset with American Jews for helping President Obama ‘sell out’ Israel.

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GOP Response To Execution Drug Shortage: Bring Back The Firing Squad – And Why Stop There?

Photo of a Cuban firing squad cc 1956 by unknown photographer via Wikimedia Commons. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:BatistaFireSquad.jpg

Why does America still execute? It’s archaic, sloppily applied and cruel. But the GOP is scrambling to keep execution: here are some suggestions for them.

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See Why Jon Stewart Said ‘Congress Is The Justin Bieber of Our Government’ (VIDEO)

See Why Jon Stewart Said ‘Congress Is The Justin Bieber of Our Government’ (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart hits another home run with him drawing an excellent comparison between Congress and Justin Bieber’s latest encounter with the law.

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Rumor About Obama’s Tall White Aliens Ruling US Didn’t Start Where You’d Think

Tall white aliens meme by Elisabeth Parker for AI

An Iranian News Agency, reports that documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, show Obama is the leader of the tall white aliens running the US.

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The World Has Spoken: Here’s The Biggest Threat To World Peace

Photo of US Army soldiers of Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment bringing world peace to Afghanistan by Staff Sgt. Michael L. Casteel, cc 2007 The U.S. Army via Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter/694546237/

Who’s the biggest threat to world peace? Surprisingly, it wasn’t any of the usual suspects, like China or North Korea. It wasn’t even Russia.

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Grover Norquist Looks To The 18th Century For Criminal Justice

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he's an expert on the justice system. But he's got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That's insane!Gage Skidmore

Grover Norquist suddenly thinks he’s an expert on the justice system. But he’s got some pretty archaic ideas about punishment. Beheading? That’s insane!

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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US Spy Satellite’s Ridiculous Logo Will Rattle Tin Foil Hats

The government launched a shiny new spy satellite last week. But the logo that NROL-39 bears might stir up the conspiracy theorists. Here's why...

  The government has a new spy satellite, which launched last week. The payload of NROL-39 is classified (naturally) but the logo on the outside has tripped the radar of both historians and conspiracy nuts. The octopus, with its tentacles spread over the globe, brings with it some very interesting […]

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Iran Agrees To Historic Nuclear Deal, American Right Wing Is Outraged. OUTRAGED!

Iran Agrees To Historic Nuclear Deal, American Right Wing Is Outraged. OUTRAGED!

History is made, the Middle East gets safer and righties attack This past weekend brought news of a new agreement with Iran. Secretary of State John Kerry helped to broker a deal between the Iranians and major world superpowers. The deal freezes Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for the lifting […]

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A Deal On Iran’s Nuclear Program Could Come Today As Israel, Saudi Arabia and The Right Freak Out

A Deal On Iran’s Nuclear Program Could Come Today As Israel, Saudi Arabia and The Right Freak Out

Iran’s nuclear program could get a six-month suspension in agreement among negotiators. The deal may be announced on Friday despite opponents.

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US And Iran Step Up Diplomatic Efforts With First Talk Between Presidents Since 1979 (VIDEO)

US And Iran Step Up Diplomatic Efforts With First Talk Between Presidents Since 1979 (VIDEO)

President Obama today announced that he had talked with President Rouhani of Iran, the first official communication between the two nations since 1979.

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Obama Tells U.N. It Is In Our Interest For Middle East To Be ‘Peaceful And Prosperous’

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Obama’s U.N. speech is sure to further vex many on the right, but it’s intended to forge a partnership with other nations in pursuing peace, not war.

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Syrian Military Engagement: Will History Repeat Itself? (VIDEO)

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Before we invade Syria and play ‘Cowboys and Muslims’ again, we should consider the other options on the table.

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BREAKING: Moderate Candidate Elected President Of Iran On Platform Of Reconciliation With US

BREAKING: Moderate Candidate Elected President Of Iran On Platform Of Reconciliation  With US

Moderate cleric Hassan Rouhani has just won an upset victory in the Iranian presidential race.

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