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Assad Visits Iran

Press TV The surprise visit of the Syrian president to Iran has hit the headlines of major news outlets in the Middle East and beyond. During his visit, President Bashar al-Assad held meetings with the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. During his talks with President Assad, Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran is honored to support Syria, emphasizing that the triumph of the resistance front in Syria has made Americans angry and prompted them to hatch new plots.

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Kevin on Sputnik: ‘JCPOA withdrawal is one of the stupidest geostrategic moves that’s ever been made’

Sputnik Iran is marking 40 years since the Islamic revolution in the country. On February 1, 1979, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Tehran from Paris after 14 years in exile. The return of an outspoken critic of Iran’s former ruler Mohammad Deza Shah Pahlavi marked the beginning of the Iranian revolution, which eventually led to the establishment of the Islamic Republic. Up to 10 million people showed up for Khomeini’s arrival, according to media reports. In response, the United States had attempted to launch a counterrevolution, supported an invasion by Iraq and strengthened its alliance with Iran’s regional rival Saudi…

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UN Inquiry: Khashoggi murder planned,‎ perpetrated by Saudi officials

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor A UN-led probe into Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has concluded that the Saudi dissident was the victim of a “brutal and premeditated killing” planned and perpetrated by the kingdom’s officials. Agnes Callamard, UN special rapporteur for extrajudicial summary or arbitrary executions, said in Geneva Thursday that Saudi officials had “seriously undermined” and delayed Turkey’s efforts to investigate the crime scene at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul in October last year. Callamard noted that they had access only to a part of “chilling and gruesome audio material” of the dissident journalist’s death, obtained by the Turkish intelligence agency. Elsewhere in…

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Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi arrives in Tehran after 10 day detention in U S ‎

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor I join fellow commentators Stephen Lendman and Ruhi Rizvi as Press TV welcomes illegally-detained American international news anchor Marzieh Hashemi back to Tehran. Warning: very strong comments here about the former USA’s 9/11-instigated Constitution-shredding party.

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Trump kidnaps world’s top African-American international news anchor for MLK Day—DEMONSTRATION TOMORROW!

By Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor Trump regime PR geniuses John Bolton and Mike Pompeo have really stepped in it this time. Their illegal detention-without-charges of the world’s leading African-American international news anchor, Marzieh Hashemi of Press TV, was perfectly timed: they grabbed Marzieh at the St. Louis airport, shackled her, and flew her to an “undisclosed location prison” in the DC area EXACTLY ONE WEEK BEFORE THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. FEDERAL HOLIDAY! The story has been gathering steam over the week, and the first major US “#FreeMarziehHashemi demonstration is in the final stages of organization today, MLK Day. It…

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US court confirms detention of Marzieh Hashemi

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today  Editor On Friday Jan. 18 the US government was finally forced to reveal why they kidnapped Mrs. Hashemi last weekend and held her without charges all week: They say she has not been charged, but is being held as a “material witness” in a grand jury criminal investigation. So what’s the crime? A few hours ago we learned from the Rothschild flagship Reuters that: “A U.S. government source told Reuters it appeared that the grand jury was examining whether Press TV is a propaganda outlet that failed to register with the Justice Department…

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Marzieh Hashemi: Our post-9/11 Orwellian nightmare

The post-9/11 USA is an Orwellian nightmare…and it’s getting worse all the time. Since when could journalists, including American citizens, be indefinitely detained without charges? Since 9/11! (Actually it’s even worse…anyone, including US citizens, can be tortured and/or killed by the US government at any time, for any reason, without any due process…as happened to Anwar al-Awlaki and his innocent children..and it’s now perfectly legal!) The only way to fix this problem is to expose the truth about 9/11, prosecute the real perpetrators, and restore the Constitution.     In the above interview I mentioned getting harassing phone and Skype…

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‘Larry Silverstein, Lewis Eisenberg made billions from dollars from destruction of Twin Towers’

Press TV Zionist businessmen Larry Silverstein and Lewis Eisenberg, who are close friends of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, made billions of dollars from the destruction of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, says Dr. Kevin Barrett, an American academic who has been studying the events of 9/11 since late 2003. Dr. Barrett, a founding member of the Scientific Panel for the Investigation of 9/11, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Monday while commenting on the Dark Overlord’s threat of leaking thousands of secret documents related to 9/11. The hacker group has said the leak will have devastating…

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Netanyahu rules out resignation if indicted

“A criminal leader for a criminal ‘state.’ How appropriate.” Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will not step down even if the regime’s attorney general seeks to indict him for corruption. “No, I don’t intend to resign,” he told a news conference in Rio de Janeiro in response to a question whether he would take the decision if Attorney General Avichai Mandeblit acted on the police’s recommendation that the premier be indicted. Netanyahu faces three corruption cases. In Case 1000, he is suspected of receiving gifts from businessmen overseas. He…

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King Salman orders “major government reshuffle” — promotes more MBS cronies!

Press TVinterview withKevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor Saudi Arabia’s royal family has decided to reshuffle the cabinet in order to bring in officials more loyalist to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, says a commentator. King Salman on Thursday demoted Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in a major reshuffle, which included changes to key national security posts amid fallout from the murder of a dissident journalist. Bin Salman has been widely accused of the October 2 killing of Jamal Khashoggi after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. In an interview with Press TV on Friday, Kevin Barrett, author and political commentator, said…

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