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Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
ANALYSIS: This Time, Gaza Fighting Is 'Proxy War' for Entire Mideast
World  (tags: world, society, politics, war, middle-east, isrel, Arab States, proxy war, Snni vs. Shia, MuslimBortherhood, conservative Arab states, iran )

Cal
- 32 days ago - cnn.com
Unprecedented--Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia are seen as supporting Israel's crackdown on Hamas
Iran Offers Iraq 'Everything It Needs' to Fight ISIS
World  (tags: U.S., Iraq, Iran, ISIS, government, violence, war, politics, world, freedoms, conflict, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 76 days ago - thedailybeast.com
"We face an existential threat. Unfortunately, when people are desperate, they will take desperate measures. We will go to whomever we can partner with to deal with the immediate threat."
Allow Women to Choose Whether to Wear a Hijab or Not!
World  (tags: humanrights, women's rights, iran, hijab, free, freedoms )

Adrian
- 102 days ago - yousign.org
Women should have the right to choose what they wear! Allow the women of Iran the freedom to take off their hijabs! Sign and share!
Support Call for Gender Equality in Iran --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Iran, petition, Force Change, women's rights, Hassan Rouhani, freedoms, HumanRights, gender equality )

Lynn
- 123 days ago - forcechange.com
The president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, ... called for a change in mindset for those who believe that women's presence in society is a threat. ... Iran had a 'long way to go' ... to achieve gender equality. ... Iran's laws are draconian in relation to women.
Neocons' Ukraine-Syria-Iran Gambit
World  (tags: Ukraine, Syria, Iran, US, Israel, neocons, neonazis, right-wing government, McCain, collaboration, regime change, conflict, warmongers, Putin, Obama )

Angelika
- 164 days ago - consortiumnews.com
The Ukraine crisis - in part stirred up by U.S. neocons - has damaged prospects for peace not only on Russia's borders but in two Middle East hotspots, Syria and Iran, which may have been exactly the point.
Iran: The Modern Persia
World  (tags: Iran, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 168 days ago - youtube.com
Iran located in southwestern Asia is the 18th largest land mass country in the world. Officially known as the Islamic Republic of Iran, the country is also often referred to as Persia.
As US Touts Thaw in Iran Relations, Iranians Spit on Obama Image, Prepare for 'Death to America' Day
World  (tags: Iran, Obama, Can't get No Respect, spits on Obama picture )

Beth
- 169 days ago - dailycaller.com
Despite President Obama's outreach to the new president of Iran, Islamic radicals walked over a U.S. flag and spat on Obama's image on their way to prayers on Friday. Mashregh, the media outlet of the Revolutionary Guards, published a photo of the image
How We Surived Two Years of Hell As Hostages in Iran By Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd
World  (tags: Iran, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, Hikers, prisoners )

Nancy
- 171 days ago - motherjones.com
Solitary confinement is the slow erasure of who you thought you were. You think you are still you, but you have no real way of knowing. How can you know if you have no one to reflect you back to yourself? Would I know if I was going crazy?
Israel Intercepts Ship With Weapons Headed to Gaza
World  (tags: politics, world, society, conflict, violence, israel, iran, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 179 days ago - cnn.com
The Israel Defense Forces said Wednesday it intercepted an Iranian shipment of "advanced" weapons bound for "terrorist organizations" operating in Gaza.
How Nuclear Talks Help Iran Dominate the Middle East
World  (tags: Iran, nuclear program, USA, West, nuclear talks )

David
- 183 days ago - jcpa.org
Regional developments & the lack of significant enemies in its geostrategic domain, enable it to conduct the nuclear talks at a relaxed pace. That approach is only further encouraged by the ongoing, evident feebleness of the United States & the West.
Israel PM Slams Iran Move to Send Ships Towards US
World  (tags: Iran, US, Israel, world, 2 ships, middle-east, conflict )

Nancy
- 204 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Iranian media reported that two ships -- a destroyer and a helicopter transport vessel -- had been dispatched on January 21.
Iran: Leading Muslim Cleric Tortured, Near Death for Criticizing Political Islam
World  (tags: Iran, Political Islam, Ayatollah, Torture, Rape, Poison, Prison, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, death, freedoms, government )

Rob and J
- 208 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
He is presently serving the eighth year of an 11-year sentence handed down to him by the Islamic Republic's courts for advocating the separation of state & religion inside Iran. He has endured the rape of his spouse in front of other family members
Rate Of Hangings Accelerates Under Iran's 'Moderate' New President Hassan Rouhani
World  (tags: Iran, Rouhani, accelerates rates of hangings )

Beth
- 264 days ago - europenews.dk
"While Rouhani was promoting a softer image of Iran internationally during his visit to New York two weeks ago, it was business as usual on the domestic front with scores of prisoners put to death following unfair trials," said Hadi Ghaemi, executive dir
Take Action: Sign the Petition to Stop War Hawks in Congress From Destroying Peace and Diplomacy
World  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, americans, congress, politics, war, usa, republicans, world, middle-east, iran, ethics, conflict )

JL
- 267 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is working on a hawkish bill that would torpedo President Obama's interim agreement with Iran by setting unrealistic goals for the final deal.
 

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