Tag: Iran

Al Qaeda’s No. 2, Accused in U.S. Embassy Attacks, Was Killed in Iran

The American Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, was bombed in 1998, one of two attacks that day attributed to the Qaeda leader Abu Muhammad al-Masri.…The killing occurred in such a netherworld of geopolitical intrigue and counterterrorism spycraft that Mr. al-Masri’s death had been rumored but never confirmed until now. For reasons that are still obscure, Al Qaeda has not announced the death of one of its top leaders, Iranian officials covered it up, and no country has publicly claimed responsibility for it…more:nytimes

ARAB AND IRAN

Bandera palestina…The Arab bloc has long been the largest showcase for the Palestinian cause to expose its claims to the international community, but geopolitical interests have prevailed over long-standing, idealistic claims to Palestinian sovereignty. In other words, fear of Iran has displaced the Palestinian cause.

It is enough to compare two cases to understand the change of direction of the Arab bloc with regard to the Palestinian question. In 2009, all Arab League countries explicitly supported Palestine in a claim made before the International Court of Justice…MORE:  atalayar.com 

Iran sent ‘multiple messages’ to US that its attacks were done

Image result for Iran sent 'multiple messages' to US that its attacks were doneAs US officials were busy assessing Iran’s missile attacks in Iraq late Tuesday, messages began arriving from Iran saying one thing: We’re done.

Iran initiated contact through at least three back channels starting late Tuesday, including through Switzerland and other countries. ,…MORE: CNN

Iran Is Losing the Middle East, Protests in Lebanon and Iraq Show

Lebanon’s protests are the largest and most ambitious in 15 years. Anthony Elghossain reports on the why, the how, and what went down in Beirut. Lebanon is an impossible—or, an impossibly infuriating and inspiring—place. Over the past nine days, hundreds of thousands of people in Lebanon have been protesting—the largest protests in almost 15 years. And they’ve been partying, although this moment isn’t, and could never have been, just a party….more: roadsandkingdoms.com