War Scenario in the Middle East and Beyond: Part III*

THE Battle for the Eurasian Heartland: Who has What? Who will WIN? Let us assume that after Putin’s announcement to the world that Russia now possesses nuclear delivery systems that are impervious to any known US anti-missile defense system, “mutually-assured destruction” or MAD will hold and prevent humanity from self-destruction. But MAD will not prevent […]


US terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling

By PDI / AP WASHINGTON — In response to a U.N. court order that the U.S. lift sanctions on Iran, the Trump administration said Wednesday it was terminating a decades-old treaty affirming friendly relations between the two countries. The largely symbolic gesture highlights deteriorating relations between Washington and Tehran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said […]


UN’s International Court of Justice rules US must suspend sanctions linked to Humanitarian Aid to Iran

By Sputnik News JUDGES from the International Court of Justice, the highest tribunal at the United Nations, have handed a victory to Tehran, who has claimed that US sanctions imposed in May violate the terms their 1955 Treaty of Amity. The International Court of Justice has demanded the US suspend sanctions on Iran related to humanitarian aid and […]


Iran, ASEAN ink friendship, cooperation treaty

By PressTV IRAN has signed a friendship treaty with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in a move which could lead to broader economic cooperation between the Islamic Republic and the organization’s member states.  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif signed the Instrument of Accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) […]

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Angelicum Iran: A reunion that turned out as a farewell to a unique educational system

By Kleo Hernandez- Kannangara FLIGHTS from different parts of the world carried Angelicum School Iran (ASIR) alumni to meet with those who are based in the Philippines. Former teachers, administrative staff and students converged at the Zen Garden in Tagaytay on 17th/18th March 2018 for what was to be a gathering hoping to be in […]