• By Tony Duheaume

    Besides their policing duties within Iran’s borders, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was put in charge of the country’s clandestine nuclear program in the 1980s, taking full charge of the regime’s quest for nuclear weapons. With its hard-line commanders determined to lead the most powerful army in the Middle East, it needed sophisticated weapon systems to achieve this, and nuclear weapons soon became an obsession.

  • 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.

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    Global Affairs Canada today released the following statement on the ongoing protests in Iran:“Canada is encouraged by the Iranian people who are exercising their basic right to protest peacefully.“We call on the Iranian authorities to uphold and respect democratic and human rights.
    “Canada will continue to support the fundamental rights of Iranians, including the right to freedom of expression.”

  • 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

  • By Reza Shafiee

    Iran's mullahs will stop at nothing to get their hands on nuclear weapons to spread terror.

     Just look at how broad the evidence is.Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in his letter to House speaker Paul Ryan on April 19 said that although Iran is meeting the terms of 2015 nuclear deal with Obama administration and five other world powers, "Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror through many platforms and methods." 

  • Khamenei, the leader of the clerical regime, took a position five days after the announcement of the US administration’s new policy against the clerical regime and the terrorist designation of the Revolutionary Guards. With a ridiculous claim that "we do not want to waste our time... by responding to the president of the United States," he tried to conceal his fear and that of his regime from the US new policy.

  • By Barry Rosen

    In October, President Trump chose not to recertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, giving Congress 60 days to decide on the future of the agreement. As Congress weighs action and the administration consults with our European partners, policymakers must consider Iran’s history of holding Americans and dual-nationals hostage, including those held captive today.

  • BY:  Hamid Bahrami

    Al Arabiya, 11 October 2017 - After years of schism, the Palestinian groups, Fatah and Hamas decided to end the bloody split. Rami Hamdallah, the Palestinian Prime Minister warmly shook hands with Hamas leader Ismail Haniya in Gaza Strip.Conflicts between known Palestinian groups is one of the main reasons to not achieve peace for the long bloody Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • Clarion Project- Last Friday, based on a request made by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, the UN Security Council weighed in on the Iran protests.Enabling the voice of the Iranian people being heard in the Security Council is a strategic step forward for the nation’s uprising. It also provides a roadmap for the international community to find a practical and stable solution to the challenge posed by the rogue regime in Tehran.

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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

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    Herlad Sun, January 01, 2018 - IT may wind up fizzling out, or it may end in tears. But the current wave of protests sweeping Iran is, in a world that seems more chaotic and dangerous every day, a real reason for optimism for 2018.Not only have the protesters raised the real possibility that one of the world’s most obnoxious and destabilising wannabe nuclear powers might give way to something more peaceful and pro-Western,

  • By Heshmat Alavi

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed in a recent Congressional hearing that the U.S. should literally “work towards support of those elements inside Iran that would lead to a peaceful transition of that government,” signaling the overhaul needed in Washington’s Iran policy.From Tehran’s point of view this was, of course, a completely unpleasant surprise,

  • The UN Secretary General’s report on human rights in Iran was published, including his concern over the harassment of families of victims of the 1988 mass executions for their quest to uncover the truth.UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres submitted the report on February 26 to the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council, currently meeting in Geneva.

  •  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.

  • By Greg Russell

    The National Scotland, 19 August 2017 - A group of politicians has called for an international commission to be set up to investigate the massacre in summer 1988 of more than 30,000 political prisoners in Iran, with a view to prosecuting those involved.The call came in Paris, base of the National Council of Resistance of Iran ( NCRI), the country’s opposition-in-exile, during an exhibition highlighting the horrors of the massacre,

  • by Shahriar Kia

    ISIS claimed responsibility for the recent attacks in Iran, but it’s important to consider history before offering sympathy to the Iranian regime.

    For the first time on June 7th ISIS claimed responsibility for staging an attack in Iran, involving a twin assault on two sites in Tehran, the capital. This terrorist attack left 17 killed and dozens of others wounded in the parliament and the tomb of former Iranian regime leader Ruhollah Khomeini.

  • Al Arabiya, 11 September 2017 - The Iranian repressive and sectarian regime against Sunnis in the country warns of an upcoming civil war, according to a recent reformist opposition report.First published on amadnews site, which is allied with the opposition, the report reflects the Revolutionary Guards’ continued and escalating activity in predominantly Sunni areas.

  •  Al Arabiya, 28 August 2017-- Members of an Iranian-backed spy ring currently on trial in Saudi Arabia received training at military sites of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Saudi daily Okaz reported on Monday.According to the report, the spy ring - made up of Saudi nationals - utilized religious pilgrimages to a Holy Shiite shrine in the Iranian city of Mashhad to be trained at IRGC camps.

  • BY: SUSAN PRICE

    Sydney, Green Left Weekly, September 9, 2017 - Members of Sydney's Iranian community and their supporters marked the 29th anniversary of the massacre of political prisoners in Iran with an exhibition and gathering in Sydney's Martin Place on September 3. The display included an 8-metre-long list containing the names of more than 4700 victims.During the summer of 1988, thousands of Iranian political prisoners