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  • Backers of anti-Iran group create group against violent Islamists

    September 23, 2014 | 1:03 pm

    Imagine taking the 6-year-old NGO (non-governmental organization) United Against Nuclear Iran and swapping out the word “Iran” with “violent extremists.”

    That pretty much sums up the Counter Extremism Project, an NGO launched Sept. 22 that aims to expose the financial,...

  • A call for Iran sanctions at Port

    By Karmel Melamed

    November 13, 2013 | 2:38 pm

    Amid the international negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, some national groups, as well as Los Angeles-based Jewish community organizations and other Iran human rights activists, have launched a new campaign calling for Los Angeles city officials to bar from the Port of Los...

  • To Dock or Not to Dock

    April 11, 2013 | 7:36 pm

    Many odious entities enter Los Angeles every day--smog, D-list celebrities, hipsters from the East Coast that have had enough of the cold--but one such group is particularly disturbing: it is the host of ships that frequently enters the ports of Iran to conduct business with the...

  • New York City hotels should refuse to host Ahmadinejad this year

    By Karmel Melamed

    August 25, 2009 | 11:10 am

    During the past three years the Grand Hyatt Hotel and the InterContinental Hotel in New York City have done business with the Iranian regime by hosting and housing Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his visits to the United Nations. This September 15th with Ahmadinejad’s...

  • Podcast Interview: Former C.I.A. director Woolsey speaks out on Iran’s nuclear program

    By Karmel Melamed

    June 28, 2009 | 10:10 pm

    On June 18th Ambassador and the former Central Intelligence director R. James Woolsey visited the Musuem of Tolerance in Los Angeles for an event put together by the local Iranian Jewish group 30 Years After to discuss the threat of Iran’s growing nuclear weapons program. Woolsey,...