• By:Tony Duheaume

    Al Arabiya, 25 October 2017 - There will always be those that ridicule the idea of a pact between Iran and al-Qaeda, due to the Shiite/Sunni divide, but it has been proven many times over, how Shiite Iran will side with radical Sunni groups such as al-Qaeda (AQ) when it comes to fighting a common enemy, and al-Qaeda will do the same, especially when the target is their most hated enemy the US.

  • Al Arabyia, 26 September 2017 - The weak Iranian nuclear deal, which the former American administration agreed upon, is partially responsible for North Korea’s surge in developing its nuclear program.Iran was rewarded with a sum of $150 billion as per the deal and the country managed to retrieve funds withheld since the days of the Shah, with profits. It was also granted massive contracts to develop its technical

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    By Heshmat AlaviSpecial

    face of Iran’s belligerence across the Middle East, evidence of Tehran’s dangerous footprints are now visible in several countries across the region, including even Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province.The Trump administration, however, has made it quite vivid its adoption of a firm approach. This stance, signaled in the historic May conference in Riyadh, is long overdue

  •  Gen. Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Iranian terrorist Quds force, the cross-border wing of the IRGC, said: 'Sometimes we use diplomacy to solve some specific problems which the world also insist on that. But other times diplomacy wouldn't work, particularly where there are difficult problems.'

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    Approaching the President Tramp’s announced deadline to ‘fix’ the Iran Nuclear deal, questions are raised about the fate of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. With a brief look at the history of the foundation and policies of the Iranian regime, Abdolrahman Mahabadi, a political writer, offers an accurate analysis of the issue.

  • TEHRAN, Iran, AP, August 14, 2017 -- Iran's supreme leader has appointed a conservative cleric to head a council that mediates disputes between government bodies, Iranian state TV reported on Monday.The TV said Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei named Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi as the new chief of the arbitration body - known as the Expediency Council - for the next five years.

  • A spokesman for Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary forces has said they ready to move inside Syrian territories to fight alongside the Assad regime after they captured areas along the border.

    Karim al-Nouri said on Monday that controversial Popular Mobilisation Units [PMU] were willing to cross into Syria as long as the Iraqi government approves the move.

    The PMU - mostly Shia fighters with close ties to Iran known in Arabic as al-Hashed al-Shaabi - this week pushed IS militants out of the border village of Umm Jrais, cutting off the last IS supply line between Syria and Iraq.

  • The governor of the Iraqi province of Basra has fled to neighbouring Iran, amid a growing corruption scandal allegedly connected to other high ranking officials.Majid al-Nasrawi escaped the country with his son on Thursday through the Shalamjah border crossing hours after he stepped down from his position, which he has held since June 2013.The former governor is facing corruption charges, which also implicate his son,

  • NCRI - On Tuesday August 8, 2017, Hassan Rouhani submitted the list of his ministers and cabinet members to regime’s parliament. The list, in which more than half of previous ministers have been replaced, is actually the result of a balance of power between regime’s rival bands.The question, however, is whether the cabinet reshuffle puts forward a specific, strategic way out of the crises the regime is inundated with.

  • BY SOONA SAMSAMI

    The Hill, Aug 2, 2017 - Last week, the “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017' received a rare and near unanimous bipartisan vote in Congress. The legislation placed more sanctions on the Iranian regime. It called for extending terrorism-related sanctions on the notorious Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC), Iran’s violators of human rights and its missile program, which is increasingly threatening world peace.

  • Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's visit to Abu Dhabi and Riyadh was triggered after the leader publicly opposed Tehran's regional politics, including calling for Syria's Bashar al-Assad to step down, UAE-owned publications said.Sadr, who leads an Iraqi political party dubbed the Sadrist Movement, met with both Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed as well as Saudi royals to discuss regional issues while calling for Arab

  •   Honorable friends, dear sisters and brothers,

     We have come together to pay homage to the epical resistance and sacrifice of Ashraf residents on September 1, 2013.This ceremony coincides with Eid Al-Adha.
    On the occasion of this Eid and this anniversary, we have come together to strengthen our vows to the 52 PMOI members who sealed their pledges by sacrificing their lives.We pledge to always remember their sacrifice

  • The Washington Examiner, Jul 18, 2017 - Capping off a day of behind-the-scenes drama, President Trump recertified Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal late on Monday.He was right to do so.For a start, Trump can revisit Iranian compliance every 90 days, so he need not rush to premature action. Had Trump decertified Iran now, he would have greatly agitated America's European allies,

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    There is a growing feeling in Washington, underlined by the character of the forces that have nearly brought about the fall of Mosul that America bought Iraq, with blood and dollars, and Iran has ended up the dominant nation there.The United States has had 4,500 killed in Iraq and the cost to the American taxpayer is estimated at roughly $1 trillion.

  • Modern Iran has faced many uprisings, insurgencies and revolutions, from the 1905 Constitutional Revolution to the 1979 revolution to the 2009 Green Uprising. So the mass protests against the Islamic Republic that have taken place over the last few days are not unprecedented. But Iran has not witnessed such a storm since 2009, and possibly 1979.

  • By F. Mahmoudi

    Al Arabiya, 10 January 2018 - The uprising of the Iranian people in over 130 cities has raised many questions and concerns. Some people opine that Iran may turn into another Syria.As mentioned in my earlier article, the greatest weakness of the regime in Iran is the erosion of its legitimacy in the wake of profound and widely pervasive social crises.

  • EUreporter

    July 1, 2017 -- The grand gathering of the Iranian Resistance was held on Saturday 1 July in Paris. As usual this is not only an outstanding, colourful and great event but a manifestation of the only organized democratic opposition in Iran, the real alternative to the Mullahs’ regime. As such this grand gathering is supported by all the walks and varieties of Iranian people, even prisoners.

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    During the "Free Iran" rally in Paris on July 1, the mood was festive and clearing upbeat, as speakers discussed the movement of MEK members from Iraq to Albania.But many of the speakers and delegations also spoke of the real possibility of regime change in Iran,as they noted major changes on the international scene. Speaker after speaker from the United States pointed to the new policies of the Trump administration,

  • The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has been leading Iran’s hidden invasion of several Middle-Eastern countries for years. The US administration’s recent decision to put the IRGC on the terrorist list makes it vital to confront the regime and its proxies all over the region, writes Alejo Vidal-Quadras in ‘Euro Active’ on November 8, 2017 and the article continues as follows:

  •  During the "Free Iran" rally in Paris on July 1, the mood was festive and clearing upbeat, as speakers discussed the movement of MEK members from Iraq to Albania.But many of the speakers and delegations also spoke of the real possibility of regime change in Iran, as they noted major changes on the international scene.