Iran secretly contracts with Qatar over world cup dissent: Report

Qatar has been cooperating with Iran on an effort to control which media outlets cover the World Cup in a bid to ensure the event is beneficial to the Iranian regime. An audio tape obtained by Iran International reportedly contains discussions between a Revolutionary Guard general and a group of media managers affiliated with the … Read more

US Navy intercepts fishing vessel trying to smuggle explosive material from Iran to Yemen

Enough material to fuel more than a dozen medium-range ballistic missiles has been intercepted by the U.S. Navy on a fishing vessel heading from Iran to Yemen.  The massive amount of explosive material was seized by the U.S. Naval Forces 5th Fleet on Nov. 8 while the ship was traveling along a route used to … Read more

Iranian man who inspired Tom Hanks’ ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

The Iranian man who inspired the events behind the 2004 Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the Paris airport where he lived for nearly 20 years, officials said. Mehran Karimi Nasseri died at Charles de Gaulle Airport, his home for 18 years, from a heart attack in the airport’s Terminal 2F around midday, … Read more