U.S. Uncovers Iranian Plot to Assassinate Saudi Ambassador to Washington

11 October 2011

Manssor Arbabsiar

Stop Fundamentalism – The United States has charged two Iranian men to be involved in a plot by Iranian government top officials to engage in an act of terrorism and assassinate the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Washington, Adel Al-Jubeir.  The assassination was to take place in the United States.

US Attorney General Eric Holder told reporters that, "Conspiracy was conceived, sponsored and directed from Iran and constitutes a flagrant violation of US and international law."

The Ambassador is also known to be very close to Saudi king Abdullah.  The US Vows to hold Iran accountable.

Iran was quick to deny the allegations and called the charges, “A new round of psychological warfare against Iran,” said the Iranian state-run Mehr news agency on its website.

Iran Wins Bahrain 6-0 Secures Top Spot in Group E Asian Qualifiers for Brazil 2014 World Cup Games

11 October 2011

SF News - Iran’s national Football team in its third match of Group E of the Asian Qualifier games for the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup games beats Bahrain 6-0 today to regain top spot in Group E Qualifier chart.  The country had lost the spot to Qatar earlier last week.  The game was played in Tehran Azadi Stadium at the presence of 83 thousand football fans, report the Iranian news agencies.

In the same Group earlier the Iranian team has tied a game with Qatar and also had a victory over Indonesia’s national team. 

Iran’s Coach Carlos Queiroz , former Portugal national team coach who is now heading the Iranian national team, told reporters that the victory showed Iran has powerful football capabilities.

FIFA Appoints Security Expert for Iran-Bahrain Brazil 2014 Wrold Cup Qualifier

07 October 2011

Stop Fundamentalism - While the Iranian media still brag about their Football (Soccer) team’s 7-0 win Wednesday against Palestine in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in preparation of the upcoming match on October 11 against Bahrain, in Group E qualifier for Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup Football games, FIFA has appointed a security expert to observe the “high risk” game next week.  The game will be played amid rising tensions between the two countries.

In an earlier game this year between the Iranian Piroozi team and Saudi’s Al-lttihad, Iranians fans in the stadium chanted slogans against the Saudi’s and clashed with the police.  The Iranians blame the Saudi’s for a crackdown on Bahraini protesters in what is come be known as Arab Spring.

UN Updates Syrian Protests Death Toll to 2900

06 October 2011

Stop Fundamentalism – A day after a United Nations Security Council draft resolution, strongly worded to condemn Syrian government’s violence against its own people, is vetoed by Russian and China, the United Nations’ human rights office raises the official death toll in Syrian protests to 2900 today.  The outbreak of protests and demonstrations happened back in March and many more people have been arrested and tortured since then.

“The total number has passed 2900 according to the list of individual names we have been compiling,” said Rupert Colville from the Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights to the UN News reporter.  He added that the previews tally stood at 2700 according to UN official records.

Iran Wins Palestine, Eyes Bahrain Match in World Cup Qualifier

06 October 2011

SF News – Iranian media brag about thier Football (Soccer) team’s 7-0 win yesterday against Palestine in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in preparation of the upcoming match on October 11 against Bahrain, in Group E qualifier for Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup Football games.

The qualifying match will also be held at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran next Tuesday.

Iranian Football Team Prepares for Brazil 2014 World Cup Games

05 October 2011

 

 

 

SF News – To prepare for its October 11 World Cup Football (Soccer) FIFA qualifying match against Bahrain, Iran is to play a friendly warm-up game against Palestinians Wednesday at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran.

Palestinians have already arrived in Tehran and will be practicing in Azadi Stadium Tuesday evening.

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