Iran’s currency plunges at least 9% to a record low against the US dollar as government targets speculators
Hearing that Israel is preparing to attack Iran tomorrow after Jewish holidays. Iranian currency collapsing. Watch out for Gold.
Currency has lost more than a quarter of its value over the past week, raising fears of widespread inflation.
WASHINGTON – Large, unusual movements of U.S. special operations equipment, including combat planes and gunships, recently have [...]
Damascus sees worst violence since start of Syrian uprising
The Syrian capital was the site of the most severe level of violence between troops and rebels, Saturday, since the start of the uprising. It lasted for 12 hours, and UN monitors reported that Syrian rebels launched grenades at a local power plant.
The fighting took place overnight, and lasted until the early hours Saturday. Residents reported a copious amount of gunfire emanating [...]
From Washington Times:
The Treasury Department’s counterterrorism arm is investigating speaking fees paid to a long-timeDemocratic Party leader who is among the most vocal advocates of an Iranian opposition group designated as a terrorist group by the State Department.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendelltold The Washington Times that Treasury investigators last week subpoenaed records related to payments he has accepted in exchange for public speaking engagements.
Mr. Rendell is among a bipartisan group of prominent former officials [...]
March 7, 2012
Will damning footage Andrew Breitbart intended to release March 1 ever surface unedited?
Media outlets are frothing at the release of video that shows now President Obama a ‘radical’ Harvard rally supposedly demonstrative of racial division tactics he took part in. Indeed,Breitbart.com reports:
Earlier today, Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith announced on Twitter that video researcher Andrew Kaczynski had released “the mysterious Harvard/Obama/race video that the Breitbart folks have been talking about.”
More than five people are dead after an angry mob attacked a police station in western China.
According to Chinese media reports, a mob attacked the police building in Hotan in the Xinjiang region, taking hostages and setting it on fire.
Paramilitary police are said to have then launched a counter attack in which several hostage takers were killed.
Information about the incident is scarce but one police officer, one [...]
KARACHI (AFP) – Gunmen armed with rockets and explosives stormed a major Pakistani naval air base, triggering gunbattles that killed five military personnel, three weeks after the US killing of Osama bin Laden.
Around 10 people were wounded and towering flames rose over PNS Mehran in the centre of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, where the military and government confirmed that the base was under [...]
Land investment in less affluent cities climbed 35.4% last year, and Andy Xie calls the market “a huge bubble” and expects China may raise rates four more times this year.
Chinese developers are building more homes in cities across the nation away from the financial hub of Shanghai and the capital Beijing, which may be the hardest hit by government measures to curb property prices.
China Vanke Co., the [...]