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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Diplomats: Ahmadinejad Has Lost His Luster, Speech Lacked Trademark Punch

The controversial president of Iran made a final speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leaves office next year, thanks to term limits. His “last blast” at the UN lacked some of the fire of years’ past.

09/26/2012

Rudy Giuliani At Ahmadinejad protest on Sept. 26, 2012 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Giuliani To Protesters Near UN: Obama Administration ‘Betrayed’ People Of Iran

Speaking to the crowd at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sounded like he was on the campaign trail and told the anti-Iranian protesters that the U.S. needs another president like Republican Ronald Reagan.

09/26/2012

File - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protests Planned For Ahmadinejad’s Visit To NYC For UN General Assembly

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is scheduled to make a speech at the UN on Wednesday, is expected to stay for the second straight year at the posh Warwick New York Hotel.

09/21/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Roots For Foreign Policy Crisis

Missed in all the controversy over Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark is Romney’s callous and downright dangerous remarks that a crisis sparked by Iran would be good for his election prospects.

09/20/2012

United Nations General Assembly Chamber - New York, NY (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.

09/19/2012

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during the United Nations General Assembly in New York - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Suicide Bombing Victim Wants Iranian President’s Suite During UN General Assembly

The victim of what a court said was Iranian terrorism wants that country’s leader to pay up, at least in part.

09/14/2012

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House - Washington, DC - May 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama, Netanyahu Fighting Their Own Form Of Cold War

The relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu has often been frigid, but they may now have entered sub-zero territory.

09/12/2012

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran, Al-Qaeda & Taliban Ordered To Pay $6B For 9/11 Attacks

The magistrate’s recommendation is largely symbolic since it would be nearly impossible to collect any damages.

07/31/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Has Disclosed Zero Complete Tax Returns

It turns out Romney either lied to the American public or filed an incomplete and incompetent IRS return in 2010. W. Mitt Romney is hiding the document that reveals more information about the money he is hiding in financial institutions favored by despots, terrorists, drug dealers, money launderers and tax cheats.

07/19/2012

Hezbollah

NYPD Director Of Intelligence: ‘Hezbollah And Its Supporters Also Have Presence In NYC’

Iran’s proxy terror group, Hezbollah, has set up an outpost in New York City. That was just one element of stunning testimony by the NYPD’s intelligence guru, who also disclosed new attempts by the Iranians to develop potential terror targets.

03/21/2012

'Operation Flying Carpets' (credit: U.S. Department of Justice)

Six People Arrested In Int’l Opium Smuggling Ring Dubbed ‘Operation Flying Carpets’

The drugs were allegedly hidden in chocolate boxes and rolled up in Persian rugs before being driven to Hamburg, Germany and shipped to New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C.

03/08/2012

Obama-Netanyahu

Netanyahu, Obama Meet, Seem To Keep True Feelings Close To The Chest

They may not agree on much, but one thing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama had a certain ring of truth: Israel and the United States are both enemies of Iran.

03/05/2012

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House - Washington, DC - May 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S., Israel At Odds Over Timeline For Action Against A Nuke-Capable Iran

The United States and Israel are engaged in high stakes diplomacy over what to do about the nuclear threat from Iran. The allies disagree about whether to, when to, and who should bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities.

03/02/2012

Gas prices on Long Island (2/17/12) (credit: CBS 2)

Experts Expect Already High Gas Prices To Continue To Rise

At $3.53 a gallon, prices are already up 25 cents since Jan. 1. And experts say they could reach a record $4.25 a gallon by late April.

02/18/2012

NYPD security and bomb-sniffing dogs posted outside the Israeli consulate in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Iran May Have Already Developed Plans For Attack On NYC Through Years Of Espionage

New York City officials are on the alert for what they are calling an “off the shelf” terror attack by Iran, a plot the nation’s spies may have already developed for use when the timing is right. The fear is Iran may think the right time is now.

02/15/2012

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