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5 things Netanyahu forgot to tell the American people — RT Op-Edge. Robert Bridge has worked as a journalist in Russia since 1998. Formerly the editor-in-chief of The Moscow News, Bridge is the author of the book, “Midnight in the American Empire.” Published time: March 04, 2015 18:46 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 3, 2015. (Reuters/Gary Cameron) This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu broke with American protocol and delivered a speech before the US Congress without consulting the White House first. Many Democrats viewed the speech as an attempt by a foreign leader to chastise and change Washington’s foreign policy efforts, specifically with regards to Iran over its alleged efforts to obtain nuclear weapons. Netanyahu criticized the Obama administration, saying its efforts to negotiate a deal with Tehran “will not prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

Here are five of them. 5. 4. 3. Reuters/Baz Ratner 2. 1. @Robert_Bridge. PressTV-Obama may turn his back on AIPAC. The White House is considering ways to undercut Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming visit to Washington including boycotting the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) lobbying group, officials say. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner has invited Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress on March 3 against Iran without consulting the White House or the State Department. Boehner has been criticized by President Barack Obama and members of Congress many of whom say the timing of this invitation “appears to be an attempt to promote new sanctions legislation against Iran that could undermine critical negotiations between the P5+1 and Iran. " It was first decided that Obama will deliver a speech himself on Iran to refute the two speeches Netanyahu is scheduled to deliver during his visit, an idea which has been discarded now.

However, there are other options still available. Iranian Troops Besiege Israel, 130,000 Basij Fighters to Enter Syria: Zio-Study. From the Mediterranean to the Golan, Iran builds active front and direct military presence on the Zionist entity's border to deter and eliminate the Israeli Regime, according to an Israeli study published by the Middle East Media Research Institute. The Zionist study concluded that 'Israel' faces a fateful crisis and that as much as it feared the Iranian nuclear program, it never imagined that Iran would be standing on its border even before its nuclear agreement with the Americans was complete.

The Iranian threat to 'Israel' is no longer theoretical, nor does it have anything to do with the entity's deterrent of using its nuclear weapons, which cannot be used considering the international power balance. The threat has become direct, practical and conventional, it added. After the recent campaign in southern Syria, Iran's direct deployment in the Golan creates a single battle front against Israel from Rosh Hanikra to Quneitra, the study noted. Greece, eurozone officials agree to extend bailout by 4 months — RT Business. Basij Commander: Millions of Iranians Ready to Deploy in Gaza. Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said millions of Iranian people are ready to be sent to Gaza to help the Palestinians in their fight against the Zionist regime, FARS news agency reported. "Millions of Basijis (volunteer forces) are ready in Iran to be dispatched to Syria and Gaza and they have come to us (for registration)," Naqdi said in a press conference in Tehran on Monday.

He had also earlier stated the same, but underlined that "there is no need to dispatch troops to Gaza" as Palestinian youth are enough to battle the Israelis. Also in an interview on Sunday, he elaborated on Iran's plans to arm the West Bank like the Gaza Strip to defend itself against the Israeli attacks, and said, "The most serious job is that they need to receive the necessary trainings and skills, as today, Gaza has its own defensive industry and they have stood on their feet, we also try to implement the same plan in the West Bank, God willing. " Dubai policeman, fake agents rape Iranian woman. Three men, including a Dubai policeman and two fake officers, have kidnapped two young female Iranian tourists and raped one of them.

The men riding in a car first approached the two Iranian women. Then one of them stepped out of the vehicle and punched one of the female tourists on the nose, accusing her of being drunk. Afterwards, the three men forced the tourists into the back seat of their car. They tried to rape one of the girls, but failed to do so due to the type of clothes she was wearing. Then they raped her friend as the girls were screaming for help in vain. The three men also robbed the women of their cash and threatened to hurt them if they informed the police.

An Emirati court has charged the assailants, a 20-year-old Emirati student, a 23-year-old Emirati policeman and a 23-year-old jobless person, with kidnapping, using drugs, rape and attempted rape, stealing the victims’ money and posing as police officers. Iranian Response to Israeli Drone Will be in Occupied Territories: Commander. An Iranian commander vowed on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic is to respond in the occupied Palestinian territories to the recent intrusion of an Israeli spying drone into its airspace. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri said: “Destroying the Israeli spy drone is not the end of measures [undertaken] by the Islamic Republic of Iran and [we] will respond to the enemy in the occupied territories.” He noted that Iran’s airspace is under the full control of Tehran, adding that Iran is vigilantly monitoring any foreign movements around its skies.

Jazayeri also said that that the spy aircraft was launched from one of the former Soviet states located north of Iran. In a statement on Sunday, Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said it had successfully intercepted and shot down an Israeli spy drone by a surface-to-air missile. Iran releases pictures of downed Israeli ‘Hermes’ drone. The Israeli spy drone shot down by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is an Israeli-made Hermes drone, says an Iranian commander.

The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can operate within a radius of 800 kilometers and is capable of flying 1,600 kilometers without refueling, said Commander of the IRGC’s Aerospace Division Brigadier General Amirali Hajizadeh on Monday The Israeli UAV is equipped with two cameras, enabling the espionage aircraft to capture high-quality images, added the top general. Earlier on Monday, the IRGC released the first pictures of the downed spy drone.

The IRGC said in a statement on Sunday that its forces had intercepted and brought down an Israeli spy drone which was heading to Natanz nuclear facility in the central Iranian province of Isfahan. The stealth spy drone was targeted by a surface-to-air missile before it reached the strategic location, according to the statement. Iran: IRGC Downed Israeli Spy Drone near Natanz Nuclear Site. Iran DM: Crushing Response Awaits Iran Aggressors. Iran’s defense minister warned Sunday night that Tehran will give a crushing response to any enemy aggression against Iranian soil. “Iran will respond to any aggression, from any aggressor, under any circumstances, and aggressors will definitely receive a crushing … response. This is a serious message from Iran,” Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan told the Iranian state television. He made the comments hours after Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said they had shot down an Israeli spy drone which was heading to Natanz nuclear facility in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.

The Iranian defense chief further said the country’s military experts will analyze the remaining parts of the downed drone to extract any data stored on its system. The IRGC has said the main parts of the unmanned aerial vehicle shot down by a surface-to-air missile were undamaged. Iranian Defense Minister: Zionist Aggression on Gaza Shows Entity’s Failure. Iran’s defense minister says Israeli fresh aggression against the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip shows the Zionist entity's frustration in face of the Palestinian resistance.

Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said on Tuesday that the Israeli brutal aggression against Gaza indicates the frustration of the Zionist entity in the face of anti-Israel resistance front. "The offensive manifests 'Israel' existential crisis. " Dehqan lashed out at the international claimants of human rights advocacy for remaining tight-lipped in the face of Israeli crimes. He made it clear that such silence is tantamount to support for the terrorist acts by Takfiri-Zionist groups, adding that these “unjust supports” would embolden the Zionist entity and encourage terrorism. The Iranian defense minister also stated that the isolation, disarmament and condemnation of 'Israel' is the least that the international community can do against the entity’s crimes in Gaza. Zarif in Vienna: Iran Won’t Kneel in Submission to a Deal with Powers.

Iran and six world powers resumed talks on Thursday aimed at clinching a long-term deal later this month. After informal contacts on Wednesday, chief negotiators from Iran, the United States, France, Germany, China, Russia and Britain began a full plenary session shortly after 9 a.m. (0700 GMT), the sixth round of talks in Vienna since February. They have less than three weeks to try to agree on the future dimensions of Iran's uranium enrichment program and other issues if they are to meet a self-imposed July 20 deadline for a deal. Western officials privately acknowledge that an extension of the talks might be needed, according to Reuters. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on YouTube on Wednesday that Iran was ready to take steps to ensure its nuclear program remains peaceful but would not "kneel in submission" to do a deal with the powers.

Media is the most dangerous weapon. Don't trust it. Rouhani Warns Petrodollar Backers of Terrorism: It Will Strike Your Countries. Iran president Sheikh Hasan Rouhani on Sunday warned the owners of petro-dollars against supporting violence and terrorism, adding that their countries will later the atrocities of the terrorist groups. Speaking in an international gathering, President Rouhani stated that certain Islamic countries including those supporting terrorists with their petrodollars should know that their turn will come next. "Tomorrow is your turn; do not imagine that you have pitted these savages against others...

Stop this bloodshed, manslaughter and killing of Muslims," Sheikh Rouhani stressed. He made the remarks while addressing the opening ceremony of the international gathering to investigate dimensions of the second Shiite Imam Hassan (AS). Sheikh Rouhani termed those who destroy the houses of Muslims on the threshold of the holy month of Ramadan and claim to be Mujahids fighting for the cause of Allah as savages who know nothing about the true spirit of religion. مشعل يثمن دور ايران وسوريا في دعم فلسطين والمقاومة. روحاني يدافع عن شباب ايرانيين اعتقلوا بعد نشرهم اغنية في اليوتيوب (فيديو) Sheikh Rouhani Stresses: Iran Won’t Accept Nuclear Apartheid. Iranian President Sheikh Hasan Rouhani stressed on Sunday that Tehran will not accept "nuclear apartheid" but is willing to offer more transparency over its atomic activities. "We have nothing to put on the table and offer to them but transparency. That's it.

Our nuclear technology is not up for negotiation," Rouhani, referring to the West, said in remarks broadcast on state television. "Iran will not retreat one step in the field of nuclear technology... we will not accept nuclear apartheid," he said ahead of new talks with world powers. "We want to tell the world they cannot belittle the Iranian nation; they have to respect it," Rouhani added Sunday. Iran and the P5+1 group of nations will start hammering out a draft accord Tuesday aimed at ending a decade-long standoff over suspicions that the Islamic republic is concealing military objectives.

الميادين | الأخبار - إيران تعلن امتلاك أقوى طوربيدات في العالم. - القوة البحرية الإيرانية تضم أكثر من عشرين ألف عنصر، منهم ألفان وستمائة من مشاة البحرية، القيادة تقيم في ميناء بندر عباس. - بحسب التقديرات تملك القوات البحرية أربع فرطاقات، وستة وعشرين زورقاً صاروخياً، وخمس كاسحات للألغام، وستين زورقاً ساحلياً وثلاث عشرة برمائية. - تملك البحرية ثلاث غواصات من نوع كيلو الروسية، وحوالى اثنتي عشرة غواصة صغيرة من نوع غدير، وثلاث طائرات دورية بحرية وثلاث عشرة مروحية. - يملك الحرس الثوري الإيراني خمسة وثلاثين زورقاً صاروخياً، والمئات من الزوارق الساحلية والدورية الصغيرة. - القوة البحرية الإيرانية تكمن في الزوارق السريعة، وهنا نتكلم عن حوالي مئة وستين زورقاً سبعون منها مجهزة بصواريخ صينية، هذا إضافة إلى خمسة عشر زورقاً صاروخياً أكبر حجماً منها. - تنفذ القوات البحرية أهدافاً سياسية مثل "الدبلوماسية البحرية" وإرسال "رسائل بحرية" وهو ما يتمثل س7 في التدريبات البحرية التي تجريها رداً على التدريبات البحرية الأميركية والإسرائيلية التي تجرى فى المنطقة وفي الخليج على وجه الخصوص. - البحرية الإيرانية مسلحة ومجهزة لمواجهة التهديدات الخارجية المتوقعة في أي لحظة.

Iran’s new foreign policy isolates Zionist regime: FM. TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the foreign policy adopted by the government of President Hassan Rouhani has unsettled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and has isolated him in the international arena. In an address to an open session of the Iranian parliament on Tuesday, Zarif said this development is a “great victory” for all revolutionary forces in the region. “Iran is a stable and mighty country, but widespread propaganda and political activities are underway to depict Iran as a threat to the region and a danger for international peace and stability,” he stated. He added that as the foreign minister of Iran, he has made efforts to firmly deal with the international commotion about the country and will not allow Israel’s fabricated propaganda to give the world the impression that the Islamic Republic is a threat to regional or international security.

Dozens of casualties feared as fire sweeps through north Iran. Published time: May 06, 2014 17:46 Edited time: May 06, 2014 18:18 Google map An explosion and subsequent fire has torn through Qazvin, north Iran, according to local news agencies. Authorities expect high numbers of casualties. Unconfirmed local reports stated that as many as 50 could have been injured in the city, which is considered a commercial hub. Initial AP reports said that an explosion had caused the fire.

However, this was later thrown into doubt. The blaze engulfed the city in a cloud of smoke. The fire has been burning for more than three hours, according to the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA). Relief agencies such as the Red Cross as well as the military are on the scene, reported ISNA. “Iran One of Only 2 World Countries in Possession of Unique Torpedo” Russia ‘bewildered’ over US visa denial to Iran UN envoy pick.

Saudi Arabia denies Lieberman's claim of secret diplomacy - Diplomacy and Defense Israel News. Historical Iranian nuclear deal to be shelved again? — RT Op-Edge. Israel PM orders army to prepare to hit Iran nuclear sites. Ashton from Iran: No Guarantee Talks will Reach to Final Nuclear Accord. إيران وسوريا.. الصواريخ تسلك الطريق نحو فلسطين!! إيران وسوريا.. الصواريخ تسلك الطريق نحو فلسطين!!