Podcast: The Assassination of a Nuclear Scientist and the War against Iran’s COVID-19 Vaccine

After Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist Mohsin Fakhrezadeh was assassinated last week the media has been abuzz about a non-existent nuclear weapons program, justifying a killing that masks a broader campaign to target Iran’s COVID vaccine program led by Fakhrezadeh.

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Welcome to MintCast -- an interview series featuring dissenting voices the establishment would rather silence-- I’m your host Mnar Muhawesh Adley. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, one of Iran’s most senior nuclear scientists, was assassinated in his car last week on the outskirts of Tehran. State sources in the Islamic Republic are claiming he was killed

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Houthis Anticipate US Assassination Attempts, Warn US Troops Will Be Targeted in Retaliation

The U.S. recently admitted that it tried and failed to kill an Iranian commander in Yemen, sparking both fear and mobilization among Yemen’s Houthis.

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As tensions in the Middle East continue to rise, there are indications that Donald Trump's administration is planning to carry out assassination operations against high-ranking Houthi officials inside of Yemen similar to the U.S. assassination of Iranian Revolutionary Guard General, Qassem Soleimani, a move likely to open the door for further

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Israel Commemorates the Assassination of Rabin with Another Massacre in Gaza

Fresh on the heels of commemorating the killing of Israeli icon Yitzhak Rabin, Israel launched a series of attacks and assassinations on Palestinians.

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Jerusalem, Palestine -- My short visit to Palestine in early November began around the time of the commemoration of Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination, went through the assassination by Israel of Islamic Jihad leader, Bahaa Abu Al-Atta and his wife in Gaza, and ended as Prime Minister Netanyahu, who should be indicted for his countless crimes against

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OAS Faces Call for New Probe into Robert F. Kennedy Murder

Robert Kennedy was shot on June 5 and died June 6, 1968, fifty years ago today. A new examination of evidence is forcing human rights organizations — including the OAS— to consider probing the case.

Charles Wright, a police technician, and officer Robert Rozzi inspects a bullet hole discoverd in a door frame in a kitchen corridor of the Ambassador hotel in Los Angeles near where Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot and critically wounded June 5, 1968. Bullet is still in the wood. Dick Strobel | AP

Recent news about Robert F. Kennedy’s fatal shooting sharpens the challenge for human rights organizations in how to address the shocking justice issues raised by the continued imprisonment of RFK’s convicted slayer Sirhan Sirhan. Reporters and researchers have recently shown the disturbing pattern of suppressed evidence and other legal

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Pro-Govt Turkish Media Blames CIA For Russian Ambassador’s Assassination

No evidence exists to support the claim, but after the post-coup purge few reporters in Turkey are willing to question official narrative.

ADDS THE NAME OF THE GUNMAN - A man identified as Mevlut Mert Altintas holds up a gun after shooting Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. (AP/Burhan Ozbilici)

(Analysis) — Last summer’s failed military coup in Turkey gave a lot of momentum to the idea of conspiratorial plots against Turkey, centering at the time on the government blaming exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, and officials in the government treating the Obama Administration’s refusal to extradite Gulen as evidence of US involvement.in the plot,

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Turkish Cop Assassinates Russian Ambassador ‘For Aleppo’

The attacker shouted after the shooting that it was “revenge for Syria and Aleppo.”

ADDS THE NAME OF THE GUNMAN - A man identified as Mevlut Mert Altintas holds up a gun after shooting Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. (AP/Burhan Ozbilici)

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was assassinated in the Turkish capital city of Ankara while attending an event at the Ankara Center for Contemporary Art. The killer was identified as Mevlut Mert Altintas, an active member of the Ankara Police Department. Three bystanders were also wounded. A number of reporters were on scene covering

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