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Iran decries US 9/11 court verdict

Press TV Iran has severely slammed a New York court ruling which calls on Tehran to pay a large amount of money to the victims of the 9/11 attacks. “The issue of such illegal rulings are in stark violation of the international commitments, law and accepted procedures which call for judicial immunity of the governments,” said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Monday. He added that his country reserves all its legal rights to battle the verdict and its probable damages. Qassemi stressed that Tehran rejects the extra-territorial and unlawful verdict issued in absentia against the Islamic Republic. He…

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Kennedy brothers likely killed by CIA on behalf of Israel: Scholar

Press TV Former US senator and attorney general Robert F. Kennedy, like his older brother, former President John F. Kennedy, was likely assassinated by senior CIA agents with the involvement of Israel, an American scholar says. Sirhan Sirhan, a 24-year-old Palestinian immigrant, was convicted of murdering RFK and sentenced to death in 1969. His sentence was commuted to life in prison in 1972. He remains incarcerated for the crime. RFK’s death in 1968 has been the subject of widespread analysis, similar to the 1963 assassination of his older brother, John F. Kennedy. Bobby Kennedy was assassinated during celebrations following his…

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U.S. activists offer help to Iran over 9/11 court ruling (Press TV)

Press TV US political activists have urged Iran to appeal a New York court ruling that orders Tehran to pay a massive amount of money to the victims of the September-eleven attacks. In a letter to the Iranian government, nearly 40 activists said they are ready to give court testimony in support of Iran’s innocence. They said the case is QUOTE extremely weak and Iran will likely win if it chooses to defend itself. The signers of the letter are prominent critics of the official narrative about the 2001 attacks. In April, the Southern District Court of New York issued…

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Netanyahu’s “American” traitors pushing US war on Iran

Press TV The Zionist regime’s American assets are committing an act of treason against the United States by trying to pull it into another illegal war of aggression against Iran on behalf of Israel, according to 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 Tuesday while commenting on recent statements issued by the White House about Iran’s nuclear program. On Monday, the White House changed a public statement, which was issued…

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Top diplomats reject military option as solution for Syria crisis

Press TV The foreign ministers of Iran, Russia and Turkey reaffirm their commitment to a political solution to the Syrian crisis. Zarif further said the final objective is the reduction of war damage in Syria so that the government and the opposition can get closer to a peaceful settlement. Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, for his part said ussia, Turkey and Iran have agreed that the Syria peace process must continue despite western missile strikes adding that the three countries will resist all attempts to undermine the process. Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Chavush-oglu also denounced any military solution to the…

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Debating “Saudi War on Yemen” with pro-Saudi Jihad Mouracadeh

Press TV In this edition of The Debate, Press TV has talked to its Sana’a-based correspondent, Mohammed al-Attab and interviewed Kevin Barrett, an author and political commentator from Madison, and Jihad Mouracadeh, a Middle East expert from Beirut, to discuss the forgotten war in Yemen following the fresh airstrike conducted by the Saudi-led coalition on a wedding ceremony that has killed over 30 people.

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Air Strikes over Syria: Press TV interviews Kevin Barrett, Mike Harris, Catherine Shakdam, Ken O’Keefe

What was the point of bombing Damascus? The Empire was sending a message: “We can bomb anyone, anywhere, any time, on the flimsiest pretext, ginned up by the most ridiculous lies about the most obvious, poorly-conceived-and-orchestrated false flags you could even imagine. We are bullies, and we can grab your hand and punch ourselves with it and use that as an excuse to unload on you. Nobody can stop us. We have total impunity for everything, and we don’t have to follow anybody’s rules, not even our own. Especially not our own! So bow down and worship us!”   –Kevin…

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Why was Martin Luther King murdered? Ron Paul and Kevin Barrett agree: the Deep State did it

Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by the US Deep State because he had planned to lead half a million people to a permanent occupation of Washington, D.C. and demand an end to funding to the American military empire, according to Kevin Barrett, an American academic and political analyst. [See complete interview with William Pepper, the King family attorney] 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 Tuesday while commenting on a statement by US congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul, who said on Monday that the…

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Trump—bullying, racist, obnoxious—is THE “Ugly American”

Press TV Nigeria has summoned the U-S ambassador over profane language used by President Donald Trump against African immigrants. The Nigerian foreign ministry says the American envoy is expected to explain Trump’s use of a racist slur to describe African immigrants to the U-S. Trump’s recent graphic description of African nations, Haiti and El Salvador has stirred outcry inside and outside the U-S. The U-N, the African Union and several U-S politicians as well as rights groups condemned Trump’s innuendo which was made during a meeting with lawmakers at the White House. The U-S president has denied the derogatory remark…

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