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Dr. Ismail Salami

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Dr. Ismail Salami (also known as Simon Lee) is a high-profile Iranian journalist and author. He has written numerous books and is the chief editor of the Press TV website.

Good Terrorists Versus Bad Terrorists in Syria

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Terrorism is terrorism and it cannot be defined otherwise unless the interests of one party tilt the scale in disfavor of another and the dichotomization of the terrorists in Syria into good and bad by the West casts doubt on its claim on democracy.

Iran: When drones backfire on Washington

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has recently described Iran as the hardest issue she has been dealing with as secretary of state.

Gaza: The Red Line Israel Crassly Crossed

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Reports indicate that Israel is reportedly setting the stage for a full-scale war on Gaza.

Syria’s Assad Warns of Apocalyptic War

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In a rare interview with Russia Today TV, President Bashar Assad vigorously clarified his stance on the current Syrian crisis created by the West and some regional states including Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar and warned them of the apocalyptic consequences of any foreign intervention in Syria.

Sanctions or Holocaust? 6,000,000 Lives at Stake in Iran

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The US-led sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran which directly and painfully target the population have created an inconceivable situation for those whose very lives depend on the medicine adversely affected by these barbaric sanctions.

Press TV Ban Tantamount to Human Rights Violation

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The recent EU move to take Press TV off the air is to be seen as part of a continued process of media violation against this alternative channel.

Blasphemous September: Insult to Religion or Freedom of Faith?

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- Who is Orchestrating the Current Religious Upheaval…and Why?

US Eyes Iran Proxy War through Israel

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Strangely, western and Israeli media aggrandize the military prowess of Israel to the skies and underestimate that of Iran.

Orwellian Ramifications Begin to Unfold in Syria

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There is a horrible speculation that the insurgents in Syria may have seized hold of chemical weapons.

The Role of CIA-pampered Saudi Spymaster in Syria

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- The thickening plot to overthrow the Syrian regime under the banner of a popular uprising starts to surface.

Israel, US Stirring Up Iran Crisis

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A report published on Sunday in Ha’aretz reveals that US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon has presented Washington's contingency plans for a possible attack on Iran to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once the nuclear negotiations reach an impasse.

Myanmar Religious Cleansing: Crime Against Humanity

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Described as the Palestine of Asia by the UN, the Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar is currently going through an unutterable ordeal at the hands of the Rakhine extremist Buddhists in Arakan who are targeting the Muslim minority with the worst form of religious cleansing.

Kidon Killers in Service of Satan

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A new book reveals that a department known as Kidon within the Mossad has dispatched assassins into Iran in order to murder the nuclear scientists, thereby stunting the country’s nuclear energy program.

Israel, The Hand That Spurs Iran Sanctions

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The illegal oil embargoes against Iran have begun to take effect; a precocious smile of satisfaction breaks upon the ugly face of Zionism; and the US once again proves its lapdog fidelity to the Zionist regime.

Israel Formulates Tripartite Plot to Destroy Syria

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A  politically incorrect wave of labyrinthine madness is casting its heavy shadow over Syria as the country is being surrounded left and right by...

Unholy Alliance Forming Against Syria

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Syria is bracing for more political chaos as all antagonistic forces appear to have entered into an unholy alliance to bring the government to its knees by ingeniously choreographing massacres and attributing them to Syrian government, thereby turning the country into fertile soil for US-led invasion.

Israel, US Divided Over Iran Nuclear Issue

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While Iran and the world six powers wrapped up their talks on Thursday in an atmosphere apparently meant to resolve the nuclear issue, US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs and top negotiator on Iran Wendy Sherman rushed to Tel Aviv to brief the Israeli officials on the new nuclear developments and "reaffirm our [US] unshakeable commitment to Israel's security."

US Declares ‘Total War’ on Islam

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In an organized act of brutality, a number of US soldiers went on a house-to-house shooting spree in Zangabad village, Kandahar in March and massacred 16 people including nine children while they were sleeping and all Washington had to say were a few words of condolence and apology nonchalantly strung together in order to appease the overwhelming public rage in Afghanistan.

How Nuclear Can Israel Be?

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Imagine a world plunged in darkness and extreme cold with the sunlight screened off by a thick pall of dust cloud. Imagine a world flung back into chaos.

Who’s Behind Shia Massacre in Pakistan?

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Death is whimsical these days, manifesting itself in shapes most repellent to man: men posing with the mangled parts of dead bodies; men urinating on dead bodies; men cutting out the eyes of their brothers and killing them in the name of religion.

Intelligence Rupture Over Iran: Israeli Apparat Falling Apart

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Producing from his pocket a sheet of paper which contained a biblical quote from the Prophet Zachariah, former Shin Bet chief said, “I will tell you things that might be harsh.

Afghanistan Is Not a US Colony!

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A country robbed of peace and bereft of aspirations, Afghanistan seems to be plunging more and more into a pitiful morass of grievances brought about by the military madness the US troops exhibit in the beleaguered land with brazen-faced contumely.

Political Milestone: Iranian Leader’s Fatwa against Nuclear Weapons

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The fatwa issued by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei forbidding the production, proliferation and use of nuclear bombs is to be considered a political milestone in Iranian history and one which can salvage the Islamic nation from the spate of external threats and plots.

The Nobelist, the Zionists and Where it Hurts Most

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The new poem by German Nobelist Gunter Grass warning the world of a dangerous nuclear Israel left the Israelis with a bitter feeling of rage and revenge in their encounter with truth and the Germans with angst over ties now teetering on the brink of rupture.

Hate Crime or Terrorism? The Ku Klux Klan Still Kill At Will

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Once upon a time in America back in the nineteenth century, there was a far-right organization known as Ku Klux Klan that adhered to primitively radical and hidebound ideas including white supremacy and brutalized and persecuted the colored race through an act of terrorism.

The Rape of Democracy in Bahrain

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Google Bahrain and you will see how inexcusably the popular uprising in the Persian Gulf sheikhdom is being blacked out by the mainstream media and how discriminatingly the Western leaders ignore the vociferous demands of a nation for democracy and social justice.

West’s Shenanigans against Syria, Iran

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The volatile situation in Syria generated by the Saudi-Qatar-funded Wahhabi armed group known as the Free Syrian Army and backed by the West is now an accident waiting to happen.

The Falkland Islands in Britain’s Imperialist Claws

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The simmering tensions over the Malvinas Islands or Falkland Islands (off the coast of Argentina in the South Atlantic) as called by the British occupiers have become a matter of great concern as the UK decided to deploy destroyer HMS Dauntless to the islands.

Washington’s War of Sanctions Against Iran

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Washington's double-edged sword of policies towards the Islamic Republic is not only exhausting the patience of the Iranian nation but it is provoking the ire of international conscience as well.

Zionist Bicom Teams Up With Ofcom to Silence Press TV

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Eventually but not surprisingly, Britain capitulated to an urging demand long wished for and much desired by the Royal family to silence Press TV in the UK thanks to the unflagging efforts of the servile media supervisory office known as Ofcom.

Iran War: US Eyes Covert Ops and Mideast Gendarme Role

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The temptation of attacking Iran long entertained by Washington and Israel is gradually crystallizing into a reality of fear and angst and has already become an alarmingly worrisome idea even for those who are wont to see the glass half full.

Nuclear Assassinations: The Unholy Marriage of Spy Agencies

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"I saw a motorcycle. They were wearing ski masks -- black ski masks. They were two people.

Washington Recalibrating Iran War Plan

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From the recent massacres happening in Iraq and Syria, one can gather that Washington has adamantly trodden on a path which is to be seen as a way to redefine the war in Iraq, an effective stratagem to bring the regime of Assad to its doom and recalibrate a comprehensive plan to topple the Islamic government of Iran.

US-Engineered Sanctions: No Coup De Grace For Iran

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Will Washington dispense with a new round of sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran? Or will the warmongers in the White House march for war against the country?

From Silent War to Loud Weapons: US on the War Path with Iran

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From silent war to loud weapons, from covert operations to overt operations, the US government has resorted and will resort to any possible means in an effort to incapacitate a nation whose sin is the very nature of its policy of no submission to force.

Carnage in Baghdad: New Fear, New Game

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There is a new fear emerging in Iraq that the country will plunge even more into turmoil and political disequilibrium as the US troops cased in their colors and left behind a country which they helped lay bare to waste and dereliction.

Washington’s Rancor Over Iran-Downed Spy Drone

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In what seems to be nothing but US-style barefaced arrogance, President Barack Obama has demanded the return of a spy drone which violated the airspace of the Islamic Republic but which was to the humiliation of the US officials downed by the Iranian army.

The Arab League: Prelude to a US-NATO-led military campaign against Syria

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The decision comes at a time when President Bashar al-Assad has accepted the reforms proposed by the Arab League.

US War Rhetoric: The Road to Sedition

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Following the recent IAEA report released on Iran’s nuclear program which many observers found professionally faulty, Washington once again ratcheted up the 'bomb, bomb Iran' rhetoric.

IAEA Iran Report Thrives on Laptop of Lies

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The 'DG [director General] of all states, but in agreement with us' was how the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano was described by the US mission in Vienna.