U.S. House votes to extend Iran Sanctions Act for another 10 years

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The House has passed a bill which will extend sanctions against Iran for another decade. With overwhelming support from both Democrats and Republicans, lawmakers Tuesday voted for an extension of the Iran Sanctions Act, ISA, for another 10 years. The ISA targets economic punitive measures against Iran’s energy, banking and defense sectors, in an effort…

ISIS continues its 'Get Out the Vote' jihadi campaign targeting U.S. elections

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Islamic State-linked jihadis continued Monday to promote an essay released over the weekend calling for Election Day attacks and the “slaughter” of U.S. voters. Published Saturday by the terror group’s “Al Hayat media center,” a seven-page essay entitled “The Murtadd Vote” or apostate vote, was shared across numerous Islamic State affiliated channels including the group’s…

Wikileaks email: Senior Clinton advisor says “Israel is depressing”

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Wikileaks released the latest dump of emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta Friday, now with comments knocking Israel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. In an email entitled “Man” from March 18, 2015, Neera Tanden, a senior advisor to the Clinton campaign wrote to Clinton 2016 campaign chairman and former chief of staff…

Majority of Paris attackers entered Europe posing as refugees

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Seven of the nine ISIS jihadis who launched a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris last November entered Europe by posing as refugees. The attackers were part of a group of 14 who plotted their way into Western Europe by riding the wave of the migrant crisis last year, according to Hungarian security officials.…

Iran to charge detained U.S. man with threatening country’s national security

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Iran is preparing to indict a detained U.S. man, accusing him of acting against the country’s national security interests, a source familiar with the case has told The Foreign Desk. Gholamreza Shahini, 46, known to his friends as Robin, has come under the government’s radar for allegedly participating in the Green Revolution of 2009 against…