2021-10-13: News Headlines

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-13). Iran blasts Israel for disseminating false accusations. en.mehrnews.com Iran's Representative at the First Committee of the UN General Assembly blasted the Israeli regime for disseminating false and fabricated accusations against regional countries, particularly Iran.

teleSUR- jaa, JL (2021-10-13). Irán reafirma compromiso para reactivar el Acuerdo Nuclear. telesurtv.net El canciller iraní aseveró que "en conversaciones futuras, nuestras acciones serán acordes con el nivel de las acciones de otras partes sobre el Acuerdo Nuclear".

Editor2 (2021-10-12). President Raeisi: Everyone Knows US Backed, Planned Daesh Growth in Afghanistan. orinocotribune.com Iran's President Ebrahim Raeisi has voiced concerns about the persistence of terrorist acts in neighboring Afghanistan, saying it is no secret that the growth of the Daesh terrorist group, which claimed responsibility for the latest terrorist act in Afghanistan, was a US job. | In a message released on Saturday, Raeisi condoled with the Afghan nation and the entire human society over the killing and injuring of a large number of innocent Afghans while they were praying in a sacred place. | "It is no secret to anyone that the growth of this Takfiri terrorist movement has taken place with the supports and plans of…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-12). Iran Begins Large-Scale Air Defense Drills. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 12th, Iran's Armed Forces launched a large-scale military exercise, involving air defense units and domestically-developed military hardware. | The joint aerial maneuvers, attended by air defense divisions of the Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and codenamed Modafean Aseman Velayat 1400 (Guardians of Velayat Sky 1400), kicked off in the country's central desert areas. | During the exercises, domestically-developed, air defense missil…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-12). Azerbaijan Induced Its Isolation When It Had Potential To Be Regional Hub. southfront.org Illustrative ImageIran and India opt for Armenia instead of Azerbaijan for regional connectivity project. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Azerbaijan, with the backing of Turkey and Syrian mercenaries, were the undisputed victors of the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War after reclaiming most of the territory from Armenian control. It was expected that with most of Nagorno-Karabakh under Baku's control, new trade and transportation corridors would open and ensure that Azerbaijan became an indispensable connectivity hub in the Caucasus. Although there is a possibility for a trade corridor…

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-10-12). Russia does not accept US military presence in Central Asia. en.mehrnews.com Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov has talked of the unacceptability of a US military presence in Central Asia, Russian media have said.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-12). Two poignant quotes from Iranian press on worsening tensions with Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From the Tehran Times. Key quotes in bold print. In the latest sign of misplaced overconfidence, Azerbaijani officials have launched a barrage of criticism against Iran simply because it quietly and diplomatically protested an Azerbaijani decision to tax Iranian commercial trucks passing through an Azerbaijani road curve. This overconfidence on the part of the Republic …

_____ (2021-10-12). Nuclear Weapons and Europe. strategic-culture.org U.S. deployment of nuclear strike aircraft to the UK signals to continental Europe that planning for nuclear war against Russia is accelerating. | On October 5 the U.S. State Department

Andrew Emett (2021-10-12). Navy nuclear engineer and wife arrested for selling submarine secrets. nationofchange.org "The work of the FBI, Department of Justice prosecutors, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and the Department of Energy was critical in thwarting the plot charged in the complaint and taking this first step in bringing the perpetrators to justice."

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-12). Germany: U.S. nuclear-capable bomber refueled for action in the Baltic Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Spangdahlem refuels BTF bombers with VIPER kit for first time Two B-1B Lancers from Dyess Air Force Base's 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, currently operating from Royal Air Force Fairford, England, conducted hot-pit refueling using the innovative Versatile Integrated Partner Equipment Refueling (VIPER) kit, at Spangdahlem AB Oct. 11. **** Spangdahlem AB employed the VIPER kit …

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2021-10-12: News Headlines

Editor2 (2021-10-12). President Raeisi: Everyone Knows US Backed, Planned Daesh Growth in Afghanistan. orinocotribune.com Iran's President Ebrahim Raeisi has voiced concerns about the persistence of terrorist acts in neighboring Afghanistan, saying it is no secret that the growth of the Daesh terrorist group, which claimed responsibility for the latest terrorist act in Afghanistan, was a US job. | In a message released on Saturday, Raeisi condoled with the Afghan nation and the entire human society over the killing and injuring of a large number of innocent Afghans while they were praying in a sacred place. | "It is no secret to anyone that the growth of this Takfiri terrorist movement has taken place with the supports and plans of…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-12). Two poignant quotes from Iranian press on worsening tensions with Azerbaijan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com From the Tehran Times. Key quotes in bold print. In the latest sign of misplaced overconfidence, Azerbaijani officials have launched a barrage of criticism against Iran simply because it quietly and diplomatically protested an Azerbaijani decision to tax Iranian commercial trucks passing through an Azerbaijani road curve. This overconfidence on the part of the Republic …

Staff (2021-10-11). 'Badly Made Fake News': Venezuelan Minister for Defense on Semana Magazine's 'Maduro's Missiles' Piece. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Minister for Defense Vladimir Padrino López described an article about alleged Venezuelan arms purchases from Iran and Russia, published by Colombia's Semana magazine, as "a mess" and "badly assembled fake news." | On Sunday, October 10, the journalist Madelein García shared a video on Twitter about the statements offered by the senior military commander. She indicated that the "investigation" published on Saturday, October 9, by the Colombian media outlet was full of "lies," and was "a badly made montage." However, she added, "that is not surprising" because "it is a news outlet that belongs to the Co…

Juan Cole (2021-10-11). No, Renewables didn't cause the Global Energy Crisis; Strangling Iranian Gas and failing to put in Enough Wind and Solar Did. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — As the world starts back up after the pandemic, the price of energy is spiking, as Pippa Stevens at CNBC explains. The flacks for dirty energy are trying to blame renewables for the jump in energy costs this fall in Europe and China, but frankly that is ridiculous. Demand for …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-11). Yemen, Persian Gulf issues part of Iran-Saudi Arabia talks. en.mehrnews.com Stating that Iran and Saudi Arabia have held 4 rounds of talks, Saeed Khatibzadeh said that bilateral and regional issues, especially the Persian Gulf and Yemen were among the most important issues discussed during the talks.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-11). Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry escalates threats against Iran. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Iranian MFA continues smear campaign against Azerbaijan, says official The Iranian Foreign Ministry does not stop conducting a slanderous campaign against Azerbaijan, Spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs Leyla Abdullayeva said…. She was commenting on the interview of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian on the Lebanese Al-Manar TV channel. *** Azerbaijan liberated …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-11). U.S. Navy Engineer Arrested After Trying To Sell Nuclear Submarine Secrets To Foreign Government. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | A US Navy engineer by the name of Jonathan Toebbe was arrested for allegedly wanting to sell nuclear submarine secrets. | He was trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government. It turned out that the individual was an undercover FBI agent. | In a criminal complaint detailing espionage-related charges, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said Jonathan Toebbe sold information for nearly a y…

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