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Track Persia

About Track Persia

Track Persia is a Platform run by dedicated analysts who spend much of their time researching the Middle East, in due process we fall upon many indications of growing expansionary ambitions on the part of Iran in the MENA region and the wider Islamic world. These ambitions commonly increase tensions and undermine stability.

Gunmen kill Iran-backed Hezbollah member in southern Lebanon

A Hezbollah supporter chants slogans, as he holds a picture of the late Iran revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, left, and Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right. (AP) April 6, 2020 Unknown gunmen fatally shot and stabbed a member of the militant Hezbollah group in southern Lebanon and an investigation was launched, Lebanese [...]

By |April 6th, 2020|Lebanon|

Drug users released from rehabilitation due to coronavirus cause public concern in Iran

Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) personnel came into the streets to fight Coronavirus. March 1, 2020. (Supplied) April 06, 2020 Thousands of illegal substance users who have been released from Iran's rehabilitation centers due to coronavirus may be infected and spread the virus among the general population. The centers were shut down by the decision [...]

By |April 6th, 2020|Iran|

Pro-Iran Iraqi militias join in sterilization drive in city of Qom

A man from the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units militias sterilizes surfaces in the Shia holy city of Qom with a bag showing the Iranian and Iraqi flags. (Tasnim) April 06, 2020 Members of the Iraqi Iranian-backed Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) militia group joined the fight against coronavirus in Iran by sterilizing the Shia [...]

By |April 6th, 2020|Iraq|

Iran’s government withdrew money from national reserve to pay salaries

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared before parliament to defend his government's handling of Iran's economic crisis, Aug. 28, 2019. (MEHR) April 06, 2020 A member of Iran’s parliament has said the government took 18 trillion rials from the National Development Fund on the eve of the Iranian New Year in March because it [...]

By |April 6th, 2020|Iran|

Iranian newspaper flays close Khamenei associate for remarks about slain Soleimani

Parviz Fattah head of the Mostazafan Foundation speaking at a press conference after his appointment. (ISNA) April 06, 2020 An Iranian newspaper criticised a close associate of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday for disclosing that slain military commander Qassem Soleimani paid salaries to fighters of an Iranian proxy group in Syria. [...]

By |April 6th, 2020|Afghanistan, Syria|

Bullets hit Friday Imam’s car in southern Iran

Protests against the unexpected increase in gasoline prices in Khuzestan, November 15, 2019. (Supplied) April 06, 2020 Unknown gunmen opened fire on the car of a Friday Prayer Imam in the southern city of Mahshahr, in Iran’s oil-rich Khuzestan province Friday evening. An Iranian news agency says Salman Hashemi is one of the [...]

By |April 6th, 2020|Iran|

How many meals can you buy with emergency aid in Iran?

Many online viewers were struck by the video of the old pedlar, who claimed on camera he had been forced to take to the streets in order to eat. (Supplied) By Ali Ranjipour April 4, 2020 In recent days a shocking video has been doing the rounds online in Iran. It features an old [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Iran|

Iran’s new Qods Force commander is no Soleimani

Brigadier General Esmail Qa'ani (Ghaani), IRGC Qods Force commander. (MEHR) By Morad Veisi April 4, 2020 Brigadier General Esmail Qa'ani (Ghaani) visited Iraq this week for the first time since his appointment as the commander of the IRGC's Qods Force and was secretly welcomed at Baghdad Airport under tight security measures. Some sources say [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Iraq|

Iran escaped prisoners back in jail amid coronavirus epidemic

Prisoners of November protests in a Tehran prison. No numbers, names and no information about prisoner status revealed by government. (Fars) April 4, 2020 Most of the 70 inmates who escaped from a prison in western Iran last month are now back in jail, Iranian authorities said on Saturday, even though about 100,000 [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Iran|

Iran’s regime panics over US military movements in Iraq

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Iraq in May amid increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran. (AP) April 4, 2020 The recent US military actions in Syria and Iraq against the Iranian regime's proxy terrorist groups have caused panic among the heads of the regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), its officials and as [...]

By |April 4th, 2020|Iraq, North America, USA|