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Iranian boy dies from medicine shortage due to EU and US sanctions

iran sanctions

Western sanctions on Iran have affected not only the nation’s oil revenues, but also human lives. A teenage boy has died from hemophilia due to a shortage of medicine caused by strict EU and US sanctions on the Islamic republic. Fifteen-year-old Manouchehr Esmaili-Liousi died in hospital after his family failed to find the medicine needed to treat his disease, Iranian ... Read More »

US warns European governments against supporting Palestinians at UN

Mahmoud Abbas Palestine

Private memo threatens ‘significant negative consequences’ if Palestinian Authority succeeds in obtaining enhanced status. The United States has warned European governments against supporting a Palestinian bid for enhanced status at the United Nations, saying such a move “would be extremely counterproductive” and threatening “significant negative consequences” for the Palestinian Authority, including financial sanctions. A US memorandum, seen by the Guardian, said ... Read More »

Iran is already under attack

Iran under attack

Contrary to what we are being told, Iran is in fact already under attack by Israel, the US, and other western powers, and has been for some time. Through a series of measures, Iran has been facing an onslaught of cyberwarfare, special operations, targeted assassinations, and crippling economic sanctions for years now. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOlcEfPDozo&feature=g-u-u[/youtube] Read More »

Currency war against Iran: Rial drops 20% in one day

Iran Rial cash

The economic war waged against the people of Iran by the United States and the European Union is beginning to show results. “Iran’s rial plunged against the U.S. dollar in open-market trade on Monday, taking its loss in value over the past week to more than a quarter in further evidence that Western sanctions are shattering the economy,” Reuters reports today. The ... Read More »

Currency wars: China threatens bond attack on Japan

China

A senior advisor to the Chinese government has called for an attack on the Japanese bond market to precipitate a funding crisis and bring the country to its knees, unless Tokyo reverses its decision to nationalise the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea. Jin Baisong from the Chinese Academy of International Trade – a branch of the commerce ... Read More »

NAM leaders support Iran

iran nam summit

After six historic days, over 100 participating nations expressed support for common interests as well as host country Iran. The New York Times said Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)  “handed….Iran a diplomatic victory.” The Christian Science Monitor suggested efforts to isolate Iran failed. The Russian International News Agency (RIA Novosti) said participants supported Iran and its peaceful nuclear program. The Tehran Times ... Read More »

Game over: World of Warcraft developer Blizzard bans Iranian users over US sanctions

World of Warcraft

Iranian gamers trying to log on to ‘World of Warcraft,’ the internationally popular online computer game, discovered that they were banned due to US-led sanctions against the country. World of Warcraft users began to experience problems accessing the game’s servers last week. They initially suspected that the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG) had been blocked by the Iranian government ... Read More »

Australia run by Rothschild Zionists and British Crown; imposes sanctions on Iran

Bob Carr Julia Gillard

Editor’s note: “Reminder to Bob Carr: you work for Australia mate, not Rothschild’s Israel or the British Crown” Australia is imposing new sanctions against Iran in a fresh effort to pressure it into abandoning its nuclear program. Foreign Minister Bob Carr says the new autonomous sanctions will restrict dealings with Iran’s oil, gas, petroleum and financial sectors. They will also ... Read More »