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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Iran’

Michele Bachmann Gets Zinged by Obama at WHCD

Michele Bachmann has made no secret of the fact that she let her beliefs about prophecies in Revelation and other apocalyptic notions lead her while she was doing the nation’s business in Congress. Recently, Michele Bachmann spoke to End Times broadcaster Jan Markell about her belief that the National Security issues she fielded on the Intelligence Committee in Congress were …

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Michele Bachmann: Did She Leave Congress Because of The Last Days?

Michele Bachmann was a member of the United States Congress for eight years. She ran for the Republican party’s nomination for President in the 2012 election, but dropped out. She has been called the “Queen of the Tea Party.” But Michele Bachmann left Congress after a career far shorter than many of her colleagues. In remarks to End Times broadcaster …

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Jon Stewart Says America’s Enemies Are Not the X-Men

Comedian and Daily Show host Jon Stewart has a knack for simplifying things. His show is known for taking the hype and drama spun by the 24-hour “news” networks and reducing it to snips and bites that reveal what’s really going on. Jon Stewart is the kid who exposed the emperor as being naked, but that kid grew up to …

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Mark Zuckerberg Ordered To Court In Iran

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been ordered to appear in court in Iran to respond to complaints from Facebook users living in Iran. According to a judge, several Facebook users have complained that many Facebook apps including Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy. The judge also ordered that two Facebook apps be blocked. There is no extradition treaty …

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MERS Virus: Iran Confirms First Two Cases

The MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus, which has been responsible for over 175 deaths in Saudi Arabia, has now been confirmed in Iran. Yesterday, Iranian officials explained that the first two cases of MERS virus in Iran had been confirmed. “Four suspected cases of new corona virus infection were observed in a family in the province of Kerman,” Mohammad …

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Iran ‘Happy’ Video Lands Six Young People In Jail

Six young Iranians were jailed for appearing in a video of Pharrell’s song “Happy.” Reports say that the Iranians have been freed on $100,000 bail, but the director of the video still remains in prison. According to reports, they were arrested for participating in an “obscene video clip that offended the public morals and was released in cyberspace.” The brother …

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Leila Hatami Scandal One Example of Iranian Misogyny

We told you recently about the scandal that has erupted in Iran over famous Iranian actress Leila Hatami. While attending the Cannes Film Festival , Hatami was greeted by Festival president Gilles Jacob with a customary two-cheek kiss. The kiss was filmed and photographed, as everything surrounding the festival is, and ended up being seen by the folks back home …

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Leila Hatami in Trouble in Iran Over Kiss

Iranian actress Leila Hatami co-starred in the 2011 film, “A Separation,” which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film. But now she is in the world spotlight for a very different reason. Leila Hatami was attending the Cannes Film Festival where she was greeted by the president of the Cannes Film Festival, Gilles Jacob, with a customary two-cheek kiss. Most …

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Leila Hatami’s Kiss On The Cheek Displeases Iran’s Media

A simple kiss on the cheek has caused controversy in the international film community. Cannes Film Festival Gilles Jacob kissed Iranian actress Leila Hatami as a greeting on Sunday at the Cannes Film Festival. A public kiss, even on the cheek, can be a big no no in Iran, especially between people who aren’t married to each other. Jacob, along …

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Utah Plane In Iran Actually Belonged To Ghanaians?

To put it mildly, the United States and Iran have a rather strained relationship. Economic dealings between the two nations are almost non-existent. This is why so many people are extremely puzzled over a photograph of a private jet traced to the Bank of Utah at the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran. It’s not a case of mistaken identity. In the …

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Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments

In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a 34 day battle which ultimately resulted in nothing gained but many lives lost. This conflict, known as the 2006 Lebanon War or 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War, was just part of the much larger Israeli-Iranian proxy-war, a perpetual struggle for power between the Jewish Israeli state and the Muslim state of Iran. Since hostilities officially …

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Iranian Warships: Is Threat Real or Not?

Iranian warships that are making their way toward U.S. maritime borders could be in response to US occupation of Gulf waters, said somewhat official Fars news agency on Saturday, according to Reuters. Fars reported that the plan was part of “Iran’s response to Washington’s beefed up naval presence in the Persian Gulf.” Admiral Afshin Rezayee Haddad, identified as commander of …

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