In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, Iran’s state-controlled media outlet Fars News Agency (FNA) published on Tuesday what it claimed was an interview with BuzzFeed Washington, D.C., bureau chief John Stanton.
The Iranian regime has launched a nationwide social media campaign called, “We Love Fighting Israel,” which encourages Iranian children, teens, and Internet users to photograph themselves alongside messages of hate for the Jewish state.
A bipartisan delegation of foreign policy leaders in Congress are calling on the Obama administration to increase U.S. sanctions on Hamas and its allies, including the terror group’s top financier, Qatar, and its close ally, Turkey, according to a letter sent Tuesday by lawmakers to the U.S. Treasury Department and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
The Obama administration is misleading lawmakers and the public about purported concessions made by Iran in the latest round of nuclear talks, top Iranian officials insisted over the weekend, renewing a year-old debate about the administration’s transparency regarding the fragile negotiations.
An alleged weapons maker for the Islamic State (IS) has publicly claimed that a “radioactive device” has been smuggled into an undisclosed location in Europe, according to an intelligence brief released Monday by the SITE Intelligence Group.
Iranian military officials announced on Monday that an advanced U.S. spy plane had been detected at the country’s borders, prompting Tehran’s “missile systems” to come “into action” in a successful bid to deter the American craft, according to Iranian military officials.
Iran lashed out at the United States and the Obama administration on Sunday, demanding that America immediately take action to end its “racist, inhumane crackdown on blacks” and other minorities, according to a statement by Iran’s Foreign Ministry.
Members of Congress are demanding that President Obama come clean about controversial reports that he is considering leveling sanctions on Israel, according to a letter sent Friday afternoon by lawmakers to the White House.
The Obama administration has found itself engulfed in controversy since reports emerged Thursday that the White House and State Department had met in secret to strategize about imposing sanctions on Israel for its continued building of houses in contested Jerusalem neighborhoods.
State Department and White House officials have continued to dodge questions from reporters on the matter, maintaining that they will neither confirm nor deny the reports.
The FBI refused to appear before Congress earlier this week to testify openly on the threats posed to American citizens by foreign fighters and other extremists who have traveled from Western countries to fight alongside the Islamic State (IS), according to multiple congressional sources familiar with the situation.
The Obama administration is refusing to discuss reports that emerged early Thursday claiming that the White House is considering imposing sanctions on Israel for continuing construction on Jewish homes in Jerusalem.