U.S. warns Iran not to block shipping

Iranians chased after U.S. Navy ship

AP — Tensions rising by the day, the Obama administration said Friday it is warning Iran through public and private channels against any action that threatens the flow of oil from the Persian Gulf. The Navy revealed that two U.S. ships in and near the Gulf were harassed by Iranian speedboats last week. Navy officials said that in separate incidents Jan. 6, three Iranian speedboats — each armed with a mounted gun — briefly chased after a U.S. Navy ship just outside the Gulf near the Strait of Hormuz and a U.S. Coast Guard cutter in the northern Gulf. No shots were fired and the speedboats backed off >>>


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You have to leave Iran alone.

by Sialashgar on

They do not have Nuclear bomb, they may never build

One, if they do  they may 

Not be any worst then those who already have it,

An external intervention may not be able to stop them

Any many many more reason why you should leave Iran alone.  


بگرد تا بگردیم!



چنانش بکوبم به گرز گران

که فولاد کوبند آهنگران


BacheShirazi: A revolution by the peace loving Israelis….

by Bavafa on

Is precisely the thing that Israel needs as their democracy has slowly been eroded by the religious thugs, much as it happened in Iran.   They have been tinkering with religious fundamentalism and if allow it to continue, they will lose whatever is left from their democracy.

'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 



They have to GO

by jmyt17 on

These idiots are looking for a WAR. Hamenei and high ranking people in IRI wanna keep their dirty hand in this grate nation.

Hope the final day arrive faster. And wanna see these pepole face and action.



Itching for a war

by divaneh on

These idiots are itching for a war with the US. I dont't think Ahmadi and his associates would favour the war. I don't think a large body of the Army or Sepah wants the war. Khamenei and some of the high ranking Sepah commanders in his camp see that as the only way left to help the regime survive. Engaging Iran in this unequal war is the treachery of the highest order.


Bavafa+Amir Parviz

by BacheShirazi on

IRI is not the only regime in ME that needs to be changed, the racist
Zionist regime in Israel should be faced with the same consequences as

While i don't agree with you that Israel needs a revolution(I think they just need a change of policy), I do agree with you on Iran not being the only middle eastern regime needing change.  I have seen people here defend horrible regimes like Saudi Arabia only because they are not good friends with the I.R. Yet they convienietly forget that Saudi Arabia (for example) actually sent troops to Bahrain. You have no right to call Iran imperialist if you do not condemn what countries like Saudi Arabia do. 


People have to realise Iran is not the only "bad guy" here. 



Amir Parviz, while I do not agree with you on everything, I do agree on this. The death of a nuclear scientist is only celebrated by people who are stupid. People of the intelligence level required for the role of nuclear scientist do not randomly fall from the sky. People should not become so anti Islamic republic that they become anti Iran. 


I agree with you BS

by amirparvizforsecularmonarchy on

I have also been accused of being pro-IRI even though I hate religion in govt, due to either attacking US policy (which supports IRI) or defending Iran.  While I felt bad for the iranian scientist that got terrored and his family (for some reason I didn't identify him with IRI or many living in Iran that are not basij etc), but if one of these Iranian speedboats gets attacked and the people are killed, they are being totally stupid and not defending Iran, but are defending the capability of the IRI to harm Iranians.


The terror and chain assassination ….

by Bavafa on

That are taking place on the streets of Tehran against Iranian civilian and scientist are certainly adding more sparks to that powder cage.


Though the jury still is out as who is the responsible party behind these terrorist activities, but one would think the US intelligence agency would have a good idea about it.   IF their chief ally, Israel, is behind these murderous attack which they have the motivation, the means, expertise and history of such terrorist activities then it would be to the interest of national security of USA to make it clear to them about the dangerous path they are going and by extension pulling US into this disastrous path.

  IRI is not the only regime in ME that needs to be changed, the racist Zionist regime in Israel should be faced with the same consequences as IRI.


'Hambastegi' is the main key to victory 



if they are killed

by BacheShirazi on

I have been forced to actually defend the Islamic republic a few times on this site from a lot of people who are so anti I.R that they become anti Iran. I never thought I would be put into this position.


However this is incredibly stupid, if one of these Iranian speedboats gets attacked and the people inside die I will have no sympathy for them. 


Regime change

by Fred on

The Head Islamist Rapist Khamenei is pushing his luck. It would be fine were it not his and his regime's warmongering is imposing another war on Iran and Iranians.

Before being sucked into a war by the warmongering Islamist Rapists, regime change should become the official policy of the US, it is time! 

The sane world led by the Democracy Central, DC, must impose airtight sanctions and start air & naval cargo inspections NOW!