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During Vice President Mike Pence's Knesset address, he repeatedly put the spotlight on Iran. He made a “solemn promise” to the world that the U.S. would never allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon.And after his firm declarations about the “dangerous regime,” he had a “better” message for the Iranian people. Pence said:“From the people of America to the proud and brave people of Iran.

By Mahdavi nasim

At the beginning of 2018, Iran witnessed a main uprising during the ruling mullahs’ era. People clearly chanted the slogan of death to the dictator specifically referring to Khamenei, the supreme leader.

The Iranian society, which is engaged in a dire economic strongly hates the ruling regime and has the potential and readiness to overthrow the regime.

The European Union has "led the world into a dangerous policy of appeasement on Iran by heading up the ‘E3+3’ or ‘P5 + 1’ (the permanent members of the Security Council including the UK, plus Germany)," argues David Campbell-Bannerman, a Member of the European Parliament from the United Kingdom.Writing in The Times of London on January 15, 2018,

By Heshmat Alavi

US President Donald Trump is calling for new sanctions on Iran in his Friday decision, while providing Tehran with sanctions relief “for the last time” under an accord he himself describes as the “worst deal ever.”The President is stepping into this verdict after consulting the all-important Iran question with his national security team. The factor changing the playing field now is the nationwide protests that continue to threaten the very pillars of Iran’s regime.

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.

By Walid Phares  

President Obama’s abandonment of Iranians on the streets ofn Tehra in 2009 was not some random tactical mistake; it was strategic policy that sacrificed democracy in Iran in order to establish an economic and political partnership with the regime, eventually the Iran deal.The mullahs were given the opportunity to crush the popular opposition, export their military and militias to four countries in the Middle East,

By Tom Ridge   

For over a week, Iran has been rocked by demonstrations that started as expressions of frustration about crushing poverty and widespread unemployment but quickly morphed into calls for the ouster of the repressive ruling regime. The unrest came as something of a surprise,even though thousands of smaller-scale protests, with more limited demands,

 Funerals have been held for seven members of two Iran-backed militia groups recently killed in Syria, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported Thursday.According to the news agency, funerals were held in the Iranian city of Qom for the slain fighters, who had been members of the Fatemiyoun and Zainabiyoun brigades, both of which are affiliated with Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps.

BY JULIA MANCHESTER

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on Thursday the Justice Department has assembled a team of prosecutors and investigators aimed at probing individuals and groups supporting the Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah.

 By  Heshmat Alavi 

The future of Iran’s protests is on the minds of many as the fate of this strategically important state remains in limbo. This subject gains even more importance considering U.S. President Donald Trump’s upcoming Friday is decision on the controversial Iran nuclear deal this Friday.Iran’s state media claims the protests have come to an end, a result similar to that of 2009.