Month: April 2015

Top Iranian General Says US Carried Out 9/11
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Top Iranian General Says US Carried Out 9/11

One of Iran’s most senior military commanders has claimed that the United States engineered the September 11 terrorist attacks in order to sow Sunni-Shia strife, in the latest variation of a conspiracy theory confined to the fringes in the west but commonly believed in the Muslim world.   In an […]

Mubarak: Egyptians Should Stand Behind Sisi
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Mubarak: Egyptians Should Stand Behind Sisi

Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak said on Sunday that there are “fateful decisions” that need to be taken by current president Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, and that Egyptians should stand behind him.   Mubarak, who was ousted in February of 2011 following an 18-day uprising, spoke on the phone with the Sada […]

Iran Threatens Saudis After Aid Planes Blocked
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Iran Threatens Saudis After Aid Planes Blocked

Amid reports of a renewed Saudi offensive against Iranian-allied rebels in Yemen, Iran’s news agency reported on Friday that Saudi Arabia had stopped Iranian aid planes from landing in Yemen.    Not unexpectedly, a top Iranian official responded with threats directed at Saudi Arabia. Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and […]