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Expect more boom-boom before, on and after July 4th in Pierce County!

 

June 09, 2018 11:49 AM

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Austria declares war on Islam – deports 60 imams, destroys 7 mosques

 

 

Austria closes 7 mosques and expels up to 60 Turkish-funded imams and their families as part of a crackdown on “political Islam”, Interior Minister Herbert Kickl said on Friday, sparking outrage in the Muslim world.
150 Muslims (religious leaders, clerics and imams) risked losing their right to residence.
The actions by the government are based on a 2015 law that, among other things, prevents religious communities from getting funding from abroad.
Every country has the right to defend itself and preserve its culture.

 

 

Liberals and leftists in the West use the made up term “Islamophobia” to portray anyone who criticizes Islam as a “racist”.
Radical Muslim terrorists all over the world carry out terror attacks “in the name of Allah”.
They justify their violence by quoting verses from the Quran.
Islamophobia is a made up word created by the Muslim Brotherhood specifically to silence debate.
Liberals and leftists ignore the fact that Islam is an ideology that has nothing to do with race.
Islamophobia is a neologism created to silence any possible debate about the problems Islamic extremism has got with modernity, with the intention of using the collective post-colonial “guilt” to exempt a particular set of beliefs from scrutiny, analysis and criticism.
It’s a buzzword used in an attempt to silence anyone, whenever had legit questions or criticisms about the “religion”.
Islam is not a race. It’s not a religion. There is an attempt in the West to impose a sharia-blasphemy law to criminalize criticism of Islam.
It started when Saudi Arabia and Muslim countries tried to pass a UN resolution to force Western states to criminalize criticism of Islam.
The Parliament in Canada passed “Motion M-103” to condemn the so-called “Islamophobia (Fear of Islam)” in a preparation for a blasphemy law in Canada.
According to the sharia blasphemy law anyone who criticizes Islam or the Prophet Muhammad should be killed.
Under Sharia blasphemy law in Saudi Arabia and Iran Muslims are executed if they are accused of blasphemy.
In Pakistan, the situation is even worse, radical Muslims use the blasphemy law to persecute the Christian minority.
Is this the law the liberals in the West want to adopt?
If you think Sharia blasphemy law has no place in the West, share this post!

 

 

 

Students put firecrackers in dog mouth and lit them up for fun

Students put firecrackers in dog mouth and lit them up for fun. It’s really heartbreaking to come across such stories. Please everyone show your support and help me get justice for Bud.

Students put firecrackers in dog mouth and lit them up – most likely their sole motive was to have some fun. After the entertainment part was over, the students simply took off and left Bud to suffer in heavy pain. The canine was discovered only after a few hours – during all this time no one had attended to his injuries; he had blood dripping from his mouth and was clearly in a state of shock.

 

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WATCH VIDEO: Gang of Muslim migrant kids attack park goers in Lewiston, Maine

 

Echoes of Europe, and a glimpse into our future. This is more of the poison fruit of the reckless, feckless immigration policies that the Obama administration relentlessly pursued, bringing whole Somali Muslim communities into the U.S. and placing them in American communities that were ill-equipped to deal with the violence, tribalism, and ongoing gang warfare that is rapidly becoming a feature of all too many American cities. This is the America that the Democrats wanted, and still want. They don’t care about the welfare and safety of Americans; they only care about the votes that these migrant communities will deliver to them.

 

“Gang of Somali Kids Attack Park Goers in Lewiston,” Maine First Media, May 24, 2018:

It was an otherwise pleasant evening in Maine when two dozen Somali youth swarmed and attacked two local residents in Kennedy Park last Thursday evening.

The Somali mob attacked around 7:45 pm, just as the sun was setting on this historic city park in the heart of Maine’s second largest city.

A local mother recorded as a mob of teens and children, boys and girls as young as nine years old, brandishing wooden bats and other objects, along with fists, feet and sheer numbers to attack the two non-Somali defenders. At one point you can even here one of the hoodlums repeatedly daring the woman to, “stop me, b**ch.”

Lewiston Police tell Maine First Media one of the victims was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. However, no charges were filed.

Lewiston Mayor, Shane Bouchard says these types of incidents are common at Kennedy Park, but points to Lewiston’s low crime rate.

“Kennedy Park is a large common space in the middle of some of the poorest census tracts in the Northeast,” Mayor Bouchard said. “When you have large, diverse groups of people in the same place you are bound to have incidents. Lewiston is no different in that respect than any other medium to large city, except that Lewiston’s violent crime rate is one of the lowest in Maine.”

While the Mayor brings up Lewiston’s violent crime statistics, it is important to note, in this case, the victim didn’t press charges, meaning, statistically there was no crime. Incidents like this often go unreported and are not reflected in the numbers — something even Mayor Bouchard has to admit.

“In this particular case, the person who was attacked declined to press charges, therefore under the law, there was no victim, therefore no crime,” said Mayor Bouchard.

Witnesses at the park say the attack started when one of the victims asked one of the attackers to use a lighter for his cigarette. However, Lewiston Police are reviewing the video and have not determined an official motivation for this gang assault.

This is far from the first incident of Somalian attacks at Kennedy Park. Recently, a 10-year-old girl was jumped and beaten by a Somali girl at the park. As such occurrences become more common in Lewiston, many lifelong residents are now afraid to bring their own children to play.

Some residents say police officiers tell them the safest thing would be not to bring their kids to the park anymore. However, according to Lewiston Police Department Public Information Officer, Lieutenant David St. Pierre, that is not the department’s stance.

“I am not aware of officers advising parents to refrain from bringing their children to the park,” Lt. St. Pierre said. “We at the Lewiston Police strive to make it a safe and enjoyable environment for all.”…

Our community resource officers are reaching out to the leaders in our new Mainer community,” Mayor Bouchard said. “While we are fighting a cultural barrier, outreach to these groups has been successful in the past, and we are hopeful we can make some progress.”…

On any given day, dozens if not hundreds of Somali youth can be found occupying Kennedy Park and the violence is nothing new. Local residents bearing the brunt of these violent mobs are growing frustrated. Maine First Media was told it took police at least 7-8 minutes to arrive on the scene — despite the police station being right across the street from the park.

However, Lt. St. Pierre says they didn’t receive a call until about 8:05 pm and officers were on the scene in 2-3 minutes. And while the station may be across the street, patrolling officers are out making rounds….

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    The police department is across the street from where the attack took place and NO ONE in the department noticed all those kids running around like wild dogs at that hour??? Then, to add insult to injury, the cops tell the law-abiding residents to stay out of the park!!! I’m sure the police and the mayor, etc., all know what they are doing to combat this type of crime, though. After all, their first response was ‘ you should expect this kind of thing from a city of this size. Wonderful example of municipal leadership. Those residents must be so happy come tax day when they hand over their hard earned money to the city.

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      Yet, if one or more of those savages were in be shot/stabbed/etc., there’d be cops pouring out of that building to offer assistance….. just depends on WHO needs the help in the DEMOCRATIC SECTIONS.

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      I now pack wherever I go!!!! 25 Berretta is enough to shut down any thing.. IF!!! You are in fear of your life,,,,,,,,,,, you have the right to defend yourself!! MAKE SURE YOU SHOOT TO KILL!!!!!

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    Santa Fe, Texas, school shooting: what we know?

     

     

    On Friday morning, at least one gunman opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. Ten people are dead, and 10 others have been wounded, Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) said Friday.

    At least one suspect is in custody, identified as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis. He has been charged with capital murder and aggravated assault of a police officer.

    Two other people are being questioned by police, according to Abbott. Explosive devices were also discovered on the high school campus and surrounding area, according to law enforcement officials.

    The shooting comes after months of activism in the US over guns and gun violence, led by the survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people in February.

     

     

    ”I was thinking it was going to happen eventually, it’s been happening everywhere,” Paige Curry, a Santa Fe high school student told a local Houston station. “I was ready to run out but my teacher told me to hide instead, so that’s what I did.”

    Here’s what we know and what we don’t so far about the shooting.

    What we know

    Javier Zarracina/Vox

     

    • Ten people have been killed, and another 10 people have been wounded, Abbott said Friday at a press conference.
    • The fatalities “include students and some adult staff as well,” said Ed Gonzalez, Harris County sheriff, said at a press conference just before noon Eastern time Friday.
    • At least six people have been transported to hospitals, including one ISD police officer, said Santa Fe ISD police chief Walter Braun.
    • At least three people are being treated at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, according to David Marshall, chief nursing and patient services officer: one adult male with a gunshot wound to the arm; an adult female with a gunshot wound to the leg; and a male under the age of 18, also with a gunshot wound to leg.
    • The suspect, who is in custody, suspect has been identified as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, The New York Times, CNN, NBC News, and CBS News reported. He is being questioned by police.
    • Students told CNN and NBC News that Pagourtzis attended Santa Fe high school, where he carried out the massacre.

     

    • Pagourtzis has been charged with capital murder charges and aggravated assault of a police officer, KHOU reports.
    • Two other people are being questioned by police, according to Abbott. One person was at the scene, and law enforcement are trying to figure out if he may have had some involvement in the crime. Abbott said police are questioning another person who may have information about the crime.
    • At least two weapons were confirmed used in the attack: a shotgun and a .38 revolver. Law enforcement believe that both of those weapons were obtained by the shooter from his father, who legally owned these firearms, according to Abbott.
    • Explosive devices have reportedly been found on campus and the surrounding area, according to Santa Fe ISD police. Officials warned community members to be on alert.

     

     

     

    • Police have uncovered different kinds of explosive devices, including a CO2 device and a Molotov cocktail, Abbott said.
    • Law enforcement have warrants out to search two residences, but are working cautiously because of the potential for explosive devices, Abbott said.
    • Witnesses said that the shooting began between 7:30 and 7:45 am CST, in an art class, according to KTRK.
    • According to law enforcement officials, at least two armed officers were on campus, as outlined in the school’s safety plan. School district ISD officers were able to confront the shooter, Abbott said. The school is also equipped with cameras, which will allow law enforcement to piece together how the crime unfolded.
    • On Facebook, the school district said Friday morning, “the situation is active but has been contained.”

     

    SFISD District Response to SFHS Active Shooter
    May 18, 2018
    9:05 a.m.

    This morning an incident occurred at the high…

    Posted by Santa Fe ISD – Official Site on Friday, May 18, 2018

     

    • Multiple law enforcement agencies are on site and assisting with the investigation, including the FBI, ATF, and the Texas Department of Public Safety. The high school remains an active crime scene.

    What we don’t know

    • The confirmed identity of the shooter or shooters
    • Any information about their motive
    • The identities of the people detained and their relationship to the shooting
    • The identities of those killed and injured
    • The final death toll

     

     

     

    The Santa Fe school shooting was intended to start in one classroom, then pull the fire alarm for more casualties by…

    Posted by Bill Looman on Friday, May 18, 2018

     

     

    Here’s the start of how they destroy America

     

     

    Muslims Running in Upcoming Elections

     

    Recently a friend of mine came across info on an anti police, anti Trump, Muslim who is running for Mayor of Denver, Co. Another friend posted to Facebook about a Muslim woman running for U.S. Senate in AZ. After hearing about this, I started wondering, just how many Muslims are running in upcoming elections? I decided to look into it…Here’s what’s been found so far…

    Muslims running in upcoming elections:

    Abdulrahman Mohamed El-Sayed is a Muslim man whose parents are immigrants from Egypt. Some people call him the “next Obama” or “Obama 2.0.” Some say he has been groomed by George Soros. On his social media accounts he has photos of himself with Bill Clinton, Maxine Waters, and Linda Sarsour. Elizabeth Warren is campaigning for him. He is running for Governor of Michigan. The primary election is August 7, 2018 and general election is on November 6, 2018.

    Asif Mahmood is a Muslim immigrant from Pakistan. He is a long time Clinton contributor. He and his wife have held fundraisers at their home for Clinton, which Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin attended. Mahmood is anti Trump and calls himself a “triple threat” to President Trump. He openly says he will go against President Trump. His name is found on Wikileaks. He and Podesta have emailed each other. He is running for lieutenant governor of California. UPDATE: Asif Mahmood has dropped out of the race for lieutenant governor and is now running to be California’s next Insurance Commissioner.

    Deedra Hill Abboud is a Muslim convert. She is married to Ali Abboud, an immigrant from Iraq. She has worked with terror linked groups CAIR & MAS. Deedra’s campaign slogan is “United, We Rise.” She is running for U.S. Senate in Arizona. The primary election is on Aug. 28th 2018 and general election is on Nov. 6th 2018.

     

    Kayvan Khalatbari is an Iranian-American. He is pro drugs, pro sanctuary cities, anti police and anti Trump. He has photos of himself on social media, licking the American Flag. He is running for Mayor of Denver Colorado in 2019.

    Deeqo Jibril is a refugee from Somalia. She is anti Trump and anti Travel ban. She is founder of the Somali Community & Cultural Association. She was also a community outreach organizer for the campaign of Elizabeth Warren in 2012. She is running for District 7 representative on the Boston City Council in Massachusetts. UPDATE: Jibril was defeated in the primary election on September 26, 2017.

    Asima Azam is a Muslim woman and daughter of immigrants from Pakistan. She is married to Dr. Moeed Azam.  She is running for District 3 Commissioner in the City of Orlando, Florida. UPDATE: Azam was defeated in the general election on November 7, 2017.

    Bushra Amiwala is a 19 year old Muslim woman whose parents immigrated from Pakistan. She is running for County Board Commissioner, Cook County, Illinois, District 13. UPDATE: Amiwala was defeated in the primary election.

    Regina Mustafa is the founder of Community Interfaith Dialogue on Islam of Rochester, MN. She is a Muslim immigrant running for the 1st Congressional District, Minnesota. UPDATE: Mustafa dropped out of the race in October 2017 and is now running for Mayor in Rochester Minnesota.

    Zahra Suratwala is a Muslim woman who is running for DuPage County Board in District 1. The primary is March 20, 2018.

    Fayrouz Saad is seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 11th Congressional District of Michigan. According to Saad’s website, Fayrouz is an economic development advocate, a community organizer, and a public servant who worked for the Obama administration and most recently served Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. The primary election takes place on August 7, 2018.

    Amir Malik is running for Minnesota State Representative for 37B.

    Kayse Jama is running for Oregon State Senator for District 24. The election is May 15, 2018.

    Dilara Sayeed is a candidate for District 5 of the Illinois House of Representatives. The primary election is being held on March 20, 2018. The general election will take place on November 6, 2018. UPDATE: Sayeed was defeated in the primary election.

    Kaisar Ahmed is a 2018 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 31st Congressional District of California.  The primary election takes place on June 5, 2018.

    Nadia Hashimi is a 2018 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Maryland. The primary election takes place on June 26, 2018.

    Ismail Mohamed is running for District 25 of the Ohio House of Representatives. The primary election is being held on May 8, 2018. The general election will take place on November 6, 2018.

    Sameena Mustafa is running for US Representative for Illinois District 5. The primary election takes place on March 20, 2018. UPDATE: Mustafa was defeated in the primary election.

    Johnny Martin is a Muslim convert running for office for Arizona house of representatives for district 25. Martin is a 24 yr old activist. Martin has volunteered and advocated for DACA and Black Lives Matters. The primary election takes place on August 28, 2018 and the general election will be held on November 6, 2018.

     

    Now, I know some of you are going to say “Big deal. They wont win.” So let me list Muslims who have ALREADY won in previous elections in the United States:

    Keith Ellison is a Muslim convert  and Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Ellison was first elected to the House in 2006. He won re-election in 2012. Ellison won re-election in 2016

    Ilhan Omar is a somali refugee and Democratic member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing District 60B. She was first elected to the chamber in 2016.

    Nadeem Mazen was the first Muslim ever elected to a Massachusetts governing body and the City Council’s youngest member.

    Amir Omar is a Muslim man and the City Councilman for Place 7 in Richardson, Texas.

    André Carson is the U.S. Representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district.

    Larry Shaw is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state’s twenty-first Senate district.

    And lets not forget, we had a Muslim in the White House for 8 years!

    #Thanks Obama

    If you’re wondering my point with this article, here it is – Getting into positions of power is all part of the Muslims goal to enforce sharia law. Muslims do not want to assimilate, they want to take over. They do not want to be your friend, they want to kill you. There is no such thing as a moderate Muslim and there never will be. If we do not speak out, educate people and vote against these people, this will no longer be America.

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    NO WAY. Here’s the start of how they destroy America…NO ONE LISTENS…keep voting for these people…you will see what happens…just look at Europe!

    Posted by Judge Jeanine Pirro has Fans on Monday, May 14, 2018

     

     

    California: Public High School Yearbook Has Lavish Two-Page Islam Presentation Entitled “ALLAH AKBAR”

     

     

    These pages on Islam are in the Rancho Cucamonga High School yearbook as a testament to how successful Islamic advocacy groups and their Leftist allies have been in deflecting attention away from the reality of jihad terror and portraying Muslims in the U.S., however spuriously, as a victim group needing special consideration and accommodation.

     

    Robert Spencer

     

     

    “Allahu akbar” means Allah is greater, i.e., greater than your god. It’s a declaration of superiority. Jihad mass murderers the world over scream “Allahu akbar” as they murder people.” 9/11 hijacker Mohamed Atta reminded himself to “shout, ‘Allahu Akbar,’ because this strikes fear in the hearts of the non-believers.”

    And here it is in the Rancho Cucamonga High School yearbook, because they are tolerant, multicultural, diverse, and against “racism.”

    The Rancho Cucamonga High School yearbook contains no pages on Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, etc.

    Why does it contain these pages on Islam?

    Because it is the prevailing view among Leftists today that Muslims are persecuted, harassed and discriminated against on a large scale in America today, and that this happens because of Americans’ ignorance of Islam.

     

    Both claims are nonsense.

    The FBI’s latest hate crime statistics show that Jews are twice more likely to be the victims of hate crimes than Muslims. Yet there is no presentation on Judaism in Rancho Cucamonga High School’s yearbook.

    And if anyone does have a negative opinion of Islam, it is because of jihad terror, not ignorance of Islam.

    These pages on Islam are in the Rancho Cucamonga High School yearbook as a testament to how successful Islamic advocacy groups and their Leftist allies have been in deflecting attention away from the reality of jihad terror and portraying Muslims in the U.S., however spuriously, as a victim group needing special consideration and accommodation.

     

     

    Article posted with permission from Robert Spencer

     

    About the Author Robert Spencer

    Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and author of the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad. His latest book is The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Iran. Follow him on Twitter here. Like him on Facebook here.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Hamas admits 50 of its members were killed during the attack on the Israeli border

     

     

    “In the last rounds of confrontations, if 60 people were martyred, 50 of them were Hamas,” said Hamas official Salah Bardawil in a television interview.
    Hamas sent 50,000 Gazans to the border with Israel – offering $100 to families who joined. With human shields for cover, Hamas terrorists used bombs, guns and Molotov cocktails to attack Israel’s border.
    A closer look at casualties betrays the violent nature of the allegedly peaceful protests. Terrorists were shot while trying to plant explosive devices at the border fence, while others were killed attempting to open fire on Israeli soldiers.
    Israel warned Hamas and its supporters in Gaza: “Anyone who tries to invade Israel will be shot.”
    4000 Israeli families live within 2 miles of the border. Israel was forced to protect these families — and now 60 Palestinians are dead, 50 have been confirmed as active members of terrorist organizations.
    Please help us shame those who demonize Israel, share this video to spread the truth.
    New Zealand, Britain, France, Belgium, Hollywood and US Senator Bernie Sanders owe Israel an apology.

     

     

     

     Israel is the only free and democratic state in the entire Middle East.
    The only place in the Middle East where Christians are safe, and women are free.
    Every year hundreds of thousands of people all over the world take to the streets for huge marches, demonstrations and protests against Israel’s right to exist.
    They took to the streets to spread hate against Israel.
    This video shows what happened on the streets of New Zealand during Israel’s self-defense war against Hamas in Gaza in 2014.
    Hamas is a muslim terror organization ruling the Gaza Strip since 2007, whose declared goal is the destruction of the State of Israel. Hamas is responsible for Gaza, but instead of providing welfare for its citizens, Hamas brainwashes the Gazans, uses them as pawns against Israel and exploits them as HUMAN SHIELDS, including children.

    No country would tolerate this at their borders. The Gaza withdrawal gave the Palestinians a chance to show their true intentions. They have chosen nothing but war, terror and destruction. Their worst enemies are within, the Hamas leadership.
    Israel, like any other country, has a right to defend itself.
    Israel will not allow terrorists to invade its territory. Hamas, which rules Gaza, is an Islamic terrorist organization that threatens to kill Jews.
    Hamas terrorists use civilians as human shields and send children to the front line during the riots along the Gaza border.
    IDF soldiers don’t just protect a border, but what lies behind it — our families, our homes, and our children.
    Israel Will Not apologize for defending itself against Hamas.

    Headlines around the world demonized Israel. Today the truth is coming out. Will the world ignore it and still blame Israel? Or will the world stand up to Hamas?

    Posted by ‎Support Israel – תמיכה בישראל‎ on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

    Iran lawmakers shout ‘death to America,’ burn U.S. flag after Trump nixes nuclear deal

     

     

    Iranian lawmakers shouted “death to America” and set fire to a paper U.S. flag during angry scenes at the country’s parliament in Tehran, a day after President Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal.

    The protest came as Iranian officials, including parliament speaker Ali Larijani and President Hassan Rouhani, said Wednesday they hoped European leaders will work with them to preserve the deal between Tehran and world powers — without the U.S. — but stressed that the nation could now decide to resume its nuclear program.

    “If necessary, we can begin our industrial enrichment without any limitations,” the Iranian leader said. “Until implementation of this decision, we will wait for some weeks and will talk with our friends and allies and other signatories of the nuclear deal, who signed it and who will remain loyal to it. Everything depends on our national interests.”

    Iran’s supreme leader, who has the final say on all state matters, struck a more defiant tone. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei directly challenged Trump, saying “you cannot do a damn thing” after Trump announced he was renewing sanctions on Iran.

    During the demonstration in parliament, lawmakers held up the flaming U.S. flag as their fellow parliamentarians joined in anti-American chants. They also burned a piece of paper representing the nuclear deal and stomped on the papers’ ashes. Larijani, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency, said Trump lacked “mental capacity.”

    Later Wednesday, Trump warned Iran against resuming its nuclear weapons program.

    “I would advise Iran not to start their nuclear program,” Trump told reporters when asked about the potential consequences. “I would advise them very strongly. If they do there will be very severe consequence.”

    European diplomats meanwhile insisted that the 2015 accord would not suddenly collapse despite the U.S.’s withdrawal. Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, the European Union’s representative to China said Wednesday during a press briefing in Beijing that the EU strongly believes “that this is an agreement which belongs to the international community. This is not an agreement that will fall apart if you just walk away.”

    France’s foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told French radio that the deal “wasn’t dead yet” and that European countries would hold talks over how to keep it alive.

    Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia were all signatories to the 2015 accord under which Iran pledged to limit its stockpile of enriched uranium for 15 years and its number of centrifuges for 10 years. Both are needed to make nuclear weapons. The EU, U.S. and United Nations lifted economic sanctions as part of the deal.