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China, Russia and Iran planning gold backed currency

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A Eurasian Golden Triangle is emerging with China, Russia and Iran as the three key points, F. William Engdahl notes. The latest Sino-Iranian rapprochement has prompted a lively debate regarding the new Eurasian “world order.” “Sometimes profound tectonic shifts in the global politics arise from the least noticed events. Such is the …

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Iran to dump US dollar in oil trade, settle in euro instead

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Iran wants post-sanctions’ oil contracts denominated in dollars and have buyers pay in euros, Reuters reported. Tehran is also keen to receive money owed to it since the pre-sanctions days in the European currency. The country’s crude deliveries are to be restored soon, with companies such as the French giant …

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US warships taken into custody after entering Iranian waters

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Two small Navy vessels and their ten crew members are being held by Iranian authorities after reportedly “drifting” into Iran’s territorial waters, according to the Pentagon. Though details are scarce, an unnamed Department of Defense official said the ships had been moving between Kuwait and Bahrain, ostensibly on a training …

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Saudi Arabia warplanes attack Iranian embassy in Yemen

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Iran has accused Saudi Arabia of using warplanes to attack the Iranian embassy in the Yemeni capital Sana’a. Some guards were reportedly wounded in the attack, according to state news channel IRIB. The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says it will investigate the accusation, according to coalition spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed …

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‘Americans are the ones who created ISIS’ – Iranian General

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Thousands of rifle-wielding troops parade across the plaza in lockstep to songs played by a brass band marching in formation. Soldiers salute generals from the open hatches of tanks — and, in one case, from what appears to be a manned torpedo — as an arsenal of military hardware is …

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Israeli Mossad posed as CIA to recruit terrorists to attack Iran

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Israeli Mossad agents posed as CIA officers in order to recruit members of a Pakistani terror group to carry out assassinations and attacks against the regime in Iran, Foreign Policy revealed on Friday, quoting U.S. intelligence memos. Foreign Policy’s Mark Perry reported that the Mossad operation was carried out in …

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Stuxnet 2.0: US launches cyber attack on Iran’s oil ministry

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Iran has foiled a hacking attack on its Ministry of Petroleum, which originated from the US, head of the Iranian Cyber Police has said. The website of Cyber Police (FATA) quoted Gen. Kamal Hadianfar as saying that the hackers had launched their attack during holidays in Iran. “We managed to stop the …

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US sells over $4b in weapons to Israel, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

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War, what’s it good for? Aside from countless deaths of innocent civilians of course, it means a GDP boost for the biggest exporter of weapons on earth, the United States, and even more profits for the US military-industrial complex. Profits which mean the shareholders of America’s arms manufacturers get even …

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United States is already at war with China, Russia and Iran

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Top economic and political experts say we’re drifting towards World War 3. And see this. We noted in March that we’re already at war with Russia. Many experts agree… Former White House official Dr. Philippa Malmgren – former presidential adviser and member of the U.S. President’s Working Group on Financial Markets – said last December …

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Iran and Russia officially ditch the dollar

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Bank officials in Iran said on Sunday that a mechanism to transfer money to the country’s banks from Russia is now on stream. Gholam-Reza Panahi, the deputy governor for currency affairs of Bank Melli of Iran (BMI), said the mechanism enables Iranian exporters to transfer payments in rubles from their Russian …

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