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Iraqi militias committing atrocities against civilians

  • Mainstream media outlets regularly provided nuanced and detailed reports on the activities and atrocities of the failing Daesh group in Iraq and Syria. However, scarce attention has been given to the extremist Shiite militias in Iraq that are supported by the Iranian regime, specifically the...
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Cracks between ‘pharaoh’ Khamenei and clerics starting to show

  • Several Farsi news outlets last week focused on the arrest of the son of a famous Shiite cleric in the city of Qom. Hussein Al-Shirazi, the son of Grand Ayatollah Sadiq Al-Shirazi, was arrested for pointing out that Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is s...
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Iranian regime should be held accountable for its terrorist activities

  • Europeans officials have foiled a terrorist attack targeting a large convention in Paris called “Free Iran,” which I attended. An Iranian diplomat and several other individuals of Iranian origin were arrested in France, Belgium and Germany on Monday. This is the first time that an Iranian offic...
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Iran’s blame game deflects attention from regime’s support of terror

  • Iran’s state-owned Persian news outlets have this week dedicated significant coverage to the attack that occurred during a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday. Gunmen opened fire, killing at least 25 people and wounding 55 more. The military parade was being carried ou...
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On terrorism and Iran’s targets

  • People hold pictures of killed relatives killed during the “Free Iran 2018 - the Alternative” event on June 30, 2018 in Villepinte, north of Paris. (AFP)   The Islamic Republic is gathering “target packages”, according to several former US intelligence officials. The objective of...
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Talks with Iran’s discredited negotiators would prove fruitless

  • Some policy analysts and governments are calling on the US to pursue the negotiations path with the Iranian regime, while President Donald Trump has offered to open talks with the regime’s leaders on several occasions. In remarks to reporters at the White House, Trump this month sent a messag...
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Iran’s influence in Iraq strong despite regime fears

  • Iran’s regime is concerned about the direction the Iraqi government is taking and the repercussions this shift might have on Tehran’s influence in Baghdad. Two major issues particularly worry the Iranian authorities. First, the theocratic establishment is uneasy and dissatisfied with some of ...
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Iranian regime’s priorities for a turbulent 2021

  • This year, with respect to the Iranian regime and its domestic and foreign policy, several major developments must be watched closely, as they will have implications for the broader Middle East. First of all, a potential confrontation between Iran and the US in the final weeks of Donald Trump...
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Khamenei dodges responsibility by blaming ‘officials’

  • Iran’s state-owned Persian newspapers have put significant emphasis on recent statements made by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei regarding the nation’s injustices. ...
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Iran on fast forward thanks to nuclear deal

  • The Iranian regime has significantly expanded its investment and spending on terrorist and militia groups. Gen. Joseph Votel, who is in charge of US Central Command, recently told lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee that Iran has made “an enha...
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