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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.

Israel exposes identity of Syrian ‘godfather’ of Hezbollah’s expansion in Golan

Israeli soldiers survey the border with Syria from a military post in the Golan Heights, on Feb 10, 2018. (Flash90) November 27, 2021 Israel revealed on Friday the name of a Syrian officer who is assisting the Syrian Army in the Golan Heights and is offering aid to Hezbollah’s activities inside a demilitarized [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Israel, Lebanon, Syria|

Four decades of discrimination against Sunnis in Iran

We also have unwritten laws that deprive ethnic minorities, such as Kurds and others, from holding administrative and executive posts in the country. (INU) By Mehdi Nakhl Ahmadi November 27, 2021 During the four decades of the Islamic Republic's rule in Iran, religious, ethnic and religious minorities have faced various forms of discrimination. [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Iran, Minorities|

Two years after Iran’s deadly crackdown on protests, victims’ families still fighting for justice

Iranian protesters gather around a fire during a demonstration against an increase in gasoline prices in the capital Tehran, on November 16, 2019. (AFP) November 27, 2021 For the past two years, Mahboobeh Ramezani has been grieving the loss of her son while calling for justice over his death at the hands of [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Iran|

Iran’s presence in Latin America ‘the biggest threat to regional democracy’

he operations of Iran and Hezbollah in Latin America feed each other, intending to expand an ideology and establishing themselves as a real and present threat. (WT) By Florencia Montaruli November 27, 2021 Exporting the Islamic revolution has been a primary objective for the Iranian regime since the overthrow of Shah Mohammad Reza [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Latin America|

Iran’s Raisi asks for space satellite program to be beefed up

A satellite rocket at its launch site at an undisclosed location in Iran. (Iran’s Defence Ministry) November 27, 2021 Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi visited a space exhibition in Tehran and asked officials to work on reaching the 36,000 km orbit around the earth in four years. Minister of Communications and Information technology, Issa [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Iran|

Chalous gas field unlikely to make Iran a big supplier

Chalous structure is the second-largest natural gas block in the Caspian Sea. (Tehran Times) November 27, 2021 With a potential output worth $450 billion over its first 20 years, Iran’s Chalous gas field in the Caspian Sea, raises issues of both finance and where the gas might sell. The field, whose discovery Iran proclaimed [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Europe, Russia|

Iran politician accuses officials of lies and bluffs during pandemic

Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, the former Foreign Policy and National Security Committee chief in the Iranian Parliament. (Press TV) November 27, 2021 A prominent former lawmaker in Iran says officials and state-run media lied to the people about Covid-19, particularly in early 2020 when the pandemic began. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, a former Foreign Policy and National [...]

By |November 27th, 2021|Iran|

Ex-Iranian official: No political prisoners among 1988 executions

This courtroom sketch made on November 23, 2021 by Anders Humlebo shows former Iranian prison official Hamid Noury being questioned at the Stockholm District Court in Stockholm on Nov 23, 2021. (AFP) November 26, 2021 A former Iranian prison official accused of handing out death sentences during a 1988 purge of dissidents testified [...]

By |November 26th, 2021|Europe|

U.S. threatens escalation with Iran at IAEA next month

The logo of the IAEA is seen at their headquarters during a board of governors meeting in Vienna, June 7, 2021. (REUTERS) November 26, 2021 The United States threatened on Thursday to confront Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency next month if it does not cooperate more with the watchdog - an [...]

By |November 26th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Protesters, police clash in central Iran after rally over water shortages

A file photo shows Iranian protest dried-up river in Isfahan, Nov 24, 2021. (FARS) November 26, 2021 Hundreds of protesters, some throwing rocks, clashed with police in Iran's central city of Isfahan on Friday, Iranian news agencies and social media posts said. Clashes happened after officers fired tear gas at demonstrators backing farmers [...]

By |November 26th, 2021|Iran|