Opinions On Iran

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Monopoly of the Guards: How does a military organization control the Iranian tech sector?

IRGC’s control over the Iranian tech sector could be better-recognized abroad. (IranWire) January 15, 2021 It began as a rumor but has now been confirmed: according to Iran’s own official media, Emad Edward Sharqi, vice-president of the holdings company and noted tech investor Sarava, was arrested while attempting to leave the country. The reports didn’t [...]

By |January 15th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

A killing field named the Islamic Republic

Protesters stag a mock imprisonment similar to one in Iran during a demonstration outside Downing Street, London, Saturday 21, 2018. (Express) By Jamshid Barzegar January 15, 2021 In its report on the state of journalism in the world in 2020, Paris-based Reporters Sans Frontières (Reporters Without Borders) has appropriately ranked Iran as the global record-holder [...]

By |January 15th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iraqi PMF leads Iran’s ambitions for expansion in the Arab region

Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) fighters stand on a hill at the Iraqi-Syrian border near al-Qaim, Iraq. November 25, 2018. (REUTERS) By Saleh al-Qallab January 15, 2021 Contrary to what many Iraqis say, it is not surprising that the US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced sanctions against the head of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization [...]

By |January 15th, 2021|Iraq, Middle East, Opinions On Iran|

Why is Iran kidnapping and executing dissidents?

Ruhollah Zam, the operator of an anti-regime Telegram channel, in a trial at the Revolutionary Court in Tehran. (Supplied) By Arash Azizi January 14, 2021 He has been dead for a month. On Dec. 12 Iranians woke up to bleak news: Their government had executed Ruhollah Zam, a 42-year-old journalist. The sentencing judge described Mr. [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Iranians: Khamenei’s vaccine ban is history repeating itself

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei wearing a mask in work meetings, June 27, 2020. (khamenei.ir) By Behnam Gholipour January 13, 2021 The Supreme Leader’s opposition to US- and UK-made vaccines has been met with public outrage in Iran. Apart from being driven by ideology and personal profit over good sense, Ali Khamenei’s claim that Western [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Khameni’s lie and other vaccine myths Iranians can safely ignore

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures during a meeting in Tehran, Iran December 16, 2020. (REUTERS) By Hannah Somerville January 12, 2021 On Friday, January 8, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran surfaced from obscurity to pour cold water on plans to procure a life-saving Covid-19 vaccine for the Iranian people. [...]

By |January 12th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

What will happen if Iran expels nuclear inspectors?

An IAEA inspector checks the enrichment process inside the uranium enrichment plant Natanz, January 20, 2014. (APA) By Faramarz Davar January 12, 2021 Iran has threatened to block the International Atomic Energy Agency from monitoring the country’s nuclear program, a direct contravention of its commitments to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Ahmadi Amiri Farahani, an influential member [...]

By |January 12th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

Dangerous instability and hyperinflation, Iran’s economy in 2021

Iranian currency is displayed at an exchange shop in Tehran, August 1, 2019. (Reuters) January 11, 2021 In the latest World Bank estimate of the state of Iran’s economy, the statistics provided again show negative economic growth and the economy shrinking in the past three years. Iran’s Economy Has Shrunk by 16.5 Percent Over the [...]

By |January 11th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|

The first anniversary of Soleimani’s demise: Retrospect of his crimes and corruption

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pray near the coffin of Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Jan 6, 2020. (Reuters) By Trackpersia January 11, 2021 Iran asked Interpol to issue what it calls a “red notice” for the arrest of U.S. President Donald Trump and his senior officials who [...]

By |January 11th, 2021|Middle East, North America, Opinions On Iran, USA|

Don’t be fooled by Khamenei’s COVID-19 conspiracy theories

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei wearing a mask in work meetings, June 27, 2020. (khamenei.ir) By Adena Nima January 9, 2021 The Supreme Leader of the Iranian regime banned the import of COVID-19 vaccines made by the US and UK in a televised speech today. “If the US and Pfizer can make vaccines, they should [...]

By |January 9th, 2021|Iran, Opinions On Iran|