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Iran’s ‘boiling society’ ready to explode like a volcano against regime

An Iranian riot-police officer sprays teargas at a protester in Tehran. (AFP) By Alessandra Scotto di Santolo September 14, 2019 Speaking to Express.co.uk, the member of the National Council of Resistance of Iran warned Iranian people have been forced to sell their kidneys and other body organs to survive whilst Iran's "dictatorial" regime tries to [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Iran|

These are the signs that Iran’s regime is close to crumbling

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a graduation ceremony of a group of IRGC cadets in Tehran. (IRIB) By Michael Rubin September 14, 2019 Iran and the United States are as close to direct conflict as they have been for three decades, since Operation Praying Mantis in 1988 which was, at the time, the [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Middle East, North America, USA|

UN Human Rights Council urged to investigate Iran’s 1988 massacre

Photos of some of the victims of Iran's mass executions on 1988. (Amnesty) September 14, 2019 Human rights advocates have addressed a 'clustered interactive dialogue' at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Wednesday about the 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners in Iran, in which they addressed that the massacre constitutes an ongoing crime against [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Iran|

Children of Iran’s “unofficial” religious minorities ordered to keep quiet

Young schoolboys in Iran. Undated. (ISNA) By Maryam Dehkordi September 14, 2019 Iran’s new education minister has used the launch of a new country-wide project as an opportunity to strike out against Iran’s religious minorities, potentially giving schools greater freedom to discriminate against non-Shia Muslim students. “If students say that they follow a faith [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Iran, Minorities|

Locked between insurgency strategy and proxy war, Iran is desperate for lifting  US sanctions 

The British vessel  Stena Impero being seized and detained by the Iranian forces, July 19, 2019 in the Strait of Hormuz. (Getty) By Track Persia September 14, 2019 Over the past few months, Iran has escalated tensions with the United States to a dramatic level. The escalation has seen ships mysteriously attacked, drones [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Middle East, North America, USA|

Australian jailed in Iran identified as Melbourne University academic

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a lecturer at Melbourne University. (AFP) September 14, 2019 A British-Australian woman jailed in Iran has been identified as Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a specialist in Middle East politics at the University of Melbourne. The academic’s family issued a statement through the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade saying they were in [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Australia|

Iran’s properties in Canada sold, proceeds handed to terror victims

An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards, with Israel flag drawn on his boots, is seen during graduation ceremony, held for the military cadets in a military academy, in Tehran, Iran June 30, 2018. (REUTERS) By Stewart Bell September 14, 2019 Tens of millions worth of seized Iranian government properties have been sold off [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|North America|

US said to reassure Israel Iran sanctions will stay even if Trump, Rouhani meet

US President Donald Trump (right) and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on January 25, 2018. (AFP) September 14, 2019 Israel has received reassurances in recent days that the US will not lift sanctions on Tehran even if [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Isreal, North America, USA|

Iran resorts to ‘maximum repression’ in fighting perceived domestic threats

Iranian satirist and cultural activist Kioomars Marzban. (Social Media) By Golnaz Esfandiari September 14, 2019 Political satirist Kiumars Marzban could spend more than a decade in an Iranian prison just for doing his job. Marzban is among the recent victims of an intensified state crackdown in Iran that has resulted in unusually harsh prison [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Iran|

US to continue economic pressure on Iran and Hezbollah

Supporters of Lebanon’s Shia movement Hezbollah hold posters of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei during a parade in Beirut, September, 2017.(AFP) September 14, 2019 The US is to continue its economic pressure on Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah, the Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea said on Friday. Speaking at [...]

By |September 14th, 2019|Lebanon, North America, USA|