Opinions On Iran

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Why IRGC’s increasing influence in Iran’s Parliament is significant?

Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf greets members of the parliament after being elected as parliament speaker at the Iranian parliament in Tehran, May 28, 2020. (AFP) By Morad Veisi June 5, 2020 The commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have always been present in the Iranian Parliament (Majles) over the years,holding various positions. The [...]

By |June 5th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Regime change in Iran shouldn’t be a taboo

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (2nd-R) delivering a speech in Tehran, April 14, 2018. (AFP) By Reuel Marc Gerecht and Ray Takeyh May 30, 2020 Regime change in Iran is one of the biggest taboos in U.S. foreign policy. Bring it up and you will be scorned as a warmonger, a fomenter of chaos. [...]

By |May 30th, 2020|Middle East, North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

Why Iran’s anti-Israel rhetoric is mere bluster

Iranian protestors burn an Israeli flag during a demonstration in Tehran on July 25, 2014 to mark the Quds Day. (AFP) By Majid Rafizadeh May 29, 2020 Tensions between Israel and Iran have been escalating amid the coronavirus disease pandemic. The heightened tensions are in danger of spiraling out of control and leading to [...]

By |May 29th, 2020|Middle East, Opinions On Iran|

Why are US taxpayers funding a ‘Voice of the Mullahs’ in Iran?

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei talking to the state television reporters after being discharged from a hospital in Tehran on September 15, 2014. (AFP) By Brian Hook May 29, 2020 As the US special representative for Iran, I receive complaints regularly about Voice of America’s Persian service. Iranian viewers say its American taxpayer-funded programming often sounds [...]

By |May 29th, 2020|North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

Iranian regime and the search for a gap to escape suffocation in the Caribbean waters

The Iranian regime has no choice but to open a gap even in the Caribbean waters and in Latin America near the U.S. and another sanctioned country and take risks. (AFP) May 27, 2020 The Iranian regime with the arrival of its oil tanker on the coasts of Venezuela seeks to show it as [...]

By |May 27th, 2020|Latin America, Opinions On Iran, Venezuela|

An urgent plea for helping Marzieh whose health in danger in Iranian prison

Marzieh Farsi is a political opponent of the Iranian regime. (Supplied) By Hossein Farsi May 25, 2020 I was a political prisoner in Iran for 12 years, through the 1980s, and now I live outside of Iran. I am aware of the brutal treatment of prisoners and their torture by Iranian regime agents. [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran, Woman|

Rise of arrests in Iran indicates the regime fears downfall

These political prisoners are subject to torture and facing execution, besides, they might be infected by coronavirus. (Supplied) By Laila Jazayeri May 25, 2020 Following the disappearance of two elite university students, Amir Hossain Moradi and Ali Younesi, the Iranian regime finally has admitted that it arrested these students. The regime’s Judiciary has claimed [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iran must put fighting virus above military adventurism

A city worker disinfects a bus stop sign because of the new coronavirus in Tehran, March 5, 2020. (AP) By Majid Rafizadeh May 25, 2020 Coronavirus disease cases are spiking again in Iran after the regime loosened restrictions. According to official figures, there have been more than 133,000 coronavirus cases and 7,000 deaths in [...]

By |May 25th, 2020|Middle East, Opinions On Iran|

A new Iran nuclear deal? Not so fast

A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage after Iran nuclear talks at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria July 14, 2015. (REUTERS) By Ari Heistein and Dr. Raz Zimmt May 23, 2020 Both US presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden, have declared their intentions to reach an agreement [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

The Supreme Leader’s new Tom and Jerry sequence

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei waves to his supporters during his visit to Mashhad, 900 km east of Tehran, March 21, 2018. (AP) By Amir Taheri May 23, 2020 Is a military clash between the United States and Iran inevitable? Since last January, when the Americans assassinated Tehran’s top general, Qassem Soleimani, policy circles [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America, Opinions On Iran, USA, Venezuela|