Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, the leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps, ridiculed the notion of Saudi Arabia’s intervening in the Syrian civil war, saying the kingdom lacked “the courage to do it.”
Iran’s reformist faction has tried to flood the vetting committee, known as the Guardian Council, with candidates, hoping that enough would slip through for their faction to win a majority in Parliament.
Nearly every family has a problem child, that one who can't be broken, who won't go along to get along. And Juan Peña couldn't be prouder of his, though his 6-year-old son, Ezra, the third of four boys, drives him nuts every Sunday of the pro football season.
In a sense, the deadly confrontation between two biker gangs last weekend at a Denver motorcycle expo was generations in the making — a collision of colors and culture rooted in sometimes-violent traditions of camaraderie and conflict.
Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is in my face, screaming so loudly I fear the San Andreas fault might crumble. Yes, he is 68 years old and players affectionately call him Papa. But I made the big mistake of asking this son of a Bum if he ever gets so mad that he raises his voice.