Iran News Links 20 August 2019

20 August 2019 — The New Dark Age

Unifor Aligns with Liberal Foreign Policy instead of International Solidarity
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/08/unifor-aligns-with-liberal-foreign-policy-instead-of-international-solidarity/

Iran News Links 19 August 2019
https://williambowles.info/2019/08/20/iran-news-links-19-august-2019/

Stories from a Rubber Room
https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/08/stories-from-a-rubber-room/

British navy goes all in with Trump against Iran as Brexit looms large
https://truepublica.org.uk/united-kingdom/british-navy-goes-all-in-with-trump-against-iran-as-brexit-looms-large/

Seized Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Despite US Pressure
An Iranian oil tanker held for six weeks after being impounded left Gibraltar on Sunday, after the authorities in the British territory rejected a request …

Iran sanctions threaten the lives of young cancer patients
In the continuing battle being fought over sanctions between the U.S. and Iran, Tehran warned the United States on Monday not to retake a seized …

US military confrontation with Iran would be unpopular. Here’s why.
Earlier this summer, after Iran downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, President Trump said he had approved — then put a stop to — a U.S. …

How the US Media Demonizes Iran
Rather than arguing about its exact position, we would surely be shocked at its presence almost 7,000 miles from Iran. But on June 20, Iran downed a …

How secret Israeli attacks in Iraq are driving Trump’s anti-Iran campaign
President Trump’s policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran, notes former CIA analyst Paul Pillar, is more obsession than strategy, and a …

US must re-seize Iran’s illicit oil vessel
It said Iran had provided assurances that the oil will no longer go to Assad. Maritime tracking websites show the Adrian Darya 1 now en-route to the …

Oscars: Iran Picks Doc ‘Finding Farideh’ As International Feature Film Contender
“Finding Farideh,” a feature-length documentary about an Iranian girl adopted at infancy by a Dutch couple who 40 years later travels to Iran in search …

Iran’s Auto Industry In Crisis Following Arrest Of Senior Executives
Iran’s automotive industry – the biggest in the Middle East and one of the 20 largest in the world – has become mired in crisis, amid allegations of …

The CEO Of A Major Automaker Arrested In Iran
Days after accusations of large-scale corruption in Iran’s car industry, the CEO of Iran Khodro was arrested in his office after being fired hours earlier.

Iranian official: Signing the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal was a mistake
Secretary of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani claimed that signing the nuclear agreement with the United States had …

Zarif: Iran is committed to nuclear deal, willing to continue talks
Visiting Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammed Javad Zarif speaks to the media during his joint press conference with Foreign Minister of Finland Pekka …

Iran sanctions threaten the lives of young cancer patients
In the battle over sanctions between the United States and Iran, the losers are Iranian cancer patients seeking life-saving drugs. Correspondent Imtiaz …

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