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  • Iran Protests Continue - in fact they have re-ignited

    02/03/2018 5:45:43 PM PST · by nuconvert · 25 replies
    IranWire,Twitter,assorted others | Feb. 3, 2018
    Feb. is the Iranian regime's celebration of "The Revolution". Protesters have taken to the streets to call for the end of the regime and death to Khamenei. They are tearing down posters & banners celebrating the Revolution and burning them. The protests are happening in cities throughout the country. The women are still taking off their head scarves in protest and being arrested. Just because the media doesn't report it, doesn't mean it isn't happening. There are many photos & videos on Twitter @iranprotests, and #iranprotests
  • Trump’s targeting of Iran comes as Islamic leaders torture and kill 8,000 protesters

    01/17/2018 8:59:17 AM PST · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 16, 2018 | Rowan Scarborough
    Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, blames "Americans and Zionists" for the recent protests. The Shiite Muslim hard-liner says money supporting the citizens came from "one of the filthy-rich governments of the Persian Gulf." (Associated Press/File) Iran’s rulers have inflicted death by torture and gunfire on citizen protesters in a crackdown since the Dec. 28 street uprising erupted, the main opposition group said Tuesday. The Europe-based National Council of Resistance of Iran says the Islamic republic’s ubiquitous security apparatus has arrested more than 8,000 citizens and killed at least 50, all while the West has remained mostly silent. The...
  • The Media’s Response to Iranian Protests? Protect Obama!

    01/03/2018 6:28:25 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 5 replies
    fixthisnation ^ | December 31, 2017
    In a volatile situation, Iranians have taken to the streets in three full days of protest with some calling for the end to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s reign of power. The protesters, angry about a corrupt government, a failing economy, and a lack of basic human rights throughout the Islamic Republic, could also pose a threat to the regime of President Hassan Rouhani. President Donald Trump weighed in twice on the protests as of Saturday. On Friday, the president said, “Many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up with regime’s corruption & its squandering of the nation’s wealth to...
  • Why the ‘working poor’ uprising in Iran may have the power to topple hardline regime

    01/03/2018 6:17:56 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 12 replies
    The wave of violent protests churning across Iran differs dramatically from the last major uprising that rocked the country in 2009 and could spiral out of control if the regime moves too quickly toward military-style tactics to crush the unrest. While the abortive Green Revolution eight years ago was driven mainly by the children of wealthy political elites in Tehran in the wake of a questionable election, the spontaneous protests this time around are unfolding across the country and driven by what analysts describe as “the working poor” — a segment of the population that has little to lose in...
  • Iranian Protests Resonating In Russia, Caucasus And Central Asia

    01/01/2018 6:34:34 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 18 replies
    Eurasia Review ^ | 1/2/2018 | A. Shmulyevich and P. Goble
    The outcome of the events in Iran remains far from clear, with the possibilities ranging from the restoration of the power of the existing government to its weakening to its complete overthrow, Avraam Shmulyevich says, with all but the first certain to have a dramatic impact in the post-Soviet space... On the one hand, the current Tehran government is one of Russia’s few allies in the world and that is a matter of concern for Putin. “Note that Russian television isn’t saying anything about the events in Iran, and this is very indicative,” the analyst continues. The Iranian events will...
  • Iranian protesters attack police stations, raise stakes in unrest

    01/02/2018 6:13:58 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 11 replies
    Thomson Reuters Foundation ^ | 1 January 2018 | Reuters staff
    Iranian protesters attacked police stations late into the night on Monday, news agency and social media reports said, as security forces struggled to contain the boldest challenge to the clerical leadership since unrest in 2009. Videos on social media showed an intense clash in the central town of Qahderijan between security forces and protesters who were trying to occupy a police station, which was partially set ablaze. There were unconfirmed reports of several casualties among demonstrators.
  • Trump Blasts ‘Failing’ Iran Calls For Major Change

    01/01/2018 6:37:54 PM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 01/01/2018 | Saagar Enjeti
    President Donald Trump harshly criticized the Islamic Republic of Iran Monday amid ongoing protests in the country. Trump tweet Jan 1 2018 Iran is failing at every level despite the terrible deal made with them by the Obama Administration. The great Iranian people have been repressed for many years. They are hungry for food & for freedom. Along with human rights, the wealth of Iran is being looted. TIME FOR CHANGE!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 1, 2018
  • Iran: Is the Worm Turning?

    01/02/2018 9:10:29 AM PST · by pgkdan · 18 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 01/01/18 | FRANK SCHELL
    Unlike his predecessor, President Trump is siding with the Iranian people. Once again, the Iranian people are rejecting their authoritarian government and repressive rule by the mullahs. The president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, is also losing support, according to sources at the Rand Corporation. In recent days the Iranians have demonstrated in Tehran and other major cities such as Mashad and Kermanshah to protest food prices and unemployment. Some demonstrators have been shot and remarkably, there are reports of cries of “death to Khameini,” the cleric who is Iran’s supreme leader. But this time, unlike during the Obama Administration, the...
  • Iran unrest: 'Ten dead' in further protests overnight

    01/01/2018 7:13:46 AM PST · by euram · 76 replies
    BBC ^ | January 1 2018 | staff
    Ten people have been killed overnight in anti-government protests sweeping Iran, according to state TV. "In the events of last night, unfortunately a total of about 10 people were killed in several cities," it said. At least 12 people have now died since protests began on Thursday
  • Police officer killed, 3 others wounded by Iranian protester: Reuters

    01/01/2018 1:01:32 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jan 1, 2018 | BRETT SAMUELS
    A protester shot and killed a police officer on Monday during the fifth day of demonstrations in Iran, Reuters reported, citing Iranian state television. The policeman is the first member of law enforcement to be killed during the protests. Roughly a dozen people were killed on Sunday as civilians continued to protest alleged government corruption and economic conditions. One officer was killed and three other officers were wounded after a demonstrator opened fire with a hunting rifle in the city of Najafabad, Reuters reported, citing a police spokesman on state TV. Protesters have taken to the streets for each of...
  • 'Oppressive regimes cannot endure forever'

    12/31/2017 12:40:27 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Twitter ^ | 30/12/17 | Donald Trump
    Oppressive regimes cannot endure forever.... Video
  • anti Islam protests grow in Iran - more cities join " We are Aryans , we dont worship a Arab...

    12/31/2017 7:02:38 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 99 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | Dec-30-2017
    anti Islam protests grow in Iran - more cities join " We are Aryans , we dont worship a Arab (mohammad)" "Aryai hastim, arab nemiparastim" for the 3rd day iranians all over iran are protesting against the ruling Clerics (islam), after yesterday even the youth of irans "Most religious city" " Irans vatican " Qom joined the protests more and more cities are joining. The youth of Iran is sick of Islam and want go back to their roots ( pure iranian culture - Zoroastrianisim-Aryan identity) Today the most popular slogan was "Aryai hastim , arab nemiparastim " translation "...
  • Clinton: Iranians demonstrating for liberty and future

    12/30/2017 11:21:06 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva | 31/12/17
    Hilary Clinton, the Democratic candidate for the 2016 US presidency, referred Saturday to the demonstrations taking place in Iran. Clinton wrote on Twitter that "the Iranian nation, especially the youth, is demonstrating for freedom and for the future they deserve. I hope their government will ...
  • Big protests in Iran.The people are finally getting wise as to how their money & wealth is being..

    12/31/2017 5:06:58 AM PST · by SMGFan · 62 replies
    Real Donald Trump twitter account ^ | December 31, 2017 | President Donald Trump
    Big protests in Iran. The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism. Looks like they will not take it any longer. The USA is watching very closely for human rights violations! 8:03 AM - 31 Dec 2017
  • Iran appoints hardliner Ahmad Jannati to lead powerful assembly

    05/24/2016 6:08:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Euronews ^ | 24/05/2016 11:12 CET
    Ahmad Jannati has been chosen to lead Iran’s new assembly of experts, the body which oversees the work of the country’s supreme leader and will elect his successor. Jannati was voted chairman of the 88-member Assembly with 51 votes. The 90-year-old is said to be dismissive of President Hassan Rouhani and his attempts to end Iran’s global isolation by normalizing ties with the West. He is also the leader of the Guardian Council, a hardline vetting body that disqualified thousands of reformists from standing in February’s elections for the assembly and parliament. …
  • Iran shuts down paper, cites anti-Islamic article

    10/28/2013 8:27:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 28, 2013 4:54 AM EDT
    Iran has shut down a reformist newspaper over an article that allegedly undermined Islamic values. … Bahar published an op-ed article on Wednesday that expressed doubts the Prophet Muhammad had appointed a successor—a statement that contradicts the beliefs of Shiite Muslims. …
  • Shackled by sanctions, Iran sends India SOS for life-saving drugs

    01/04/2013 6:08:01 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 14 replies
    The Indian Express ^ | Saturday, January 5, 2013 | Shubhajit Roy
    New Delhi - Its healthcare system crippled by international economic sanctions, Iran has asked India for help to procure life-saving drugs for patients battling critical illnesses in that country. Tehran has put in an urgent request to New Delhi for drugs to treat lung and breast cancers; brain tumours; heart ailments; infections after kidney, heart and pancreas transplants; meningitis in HIV patients; arthritis; bronchitis and respiratory distress in newborns; and epilepsy, South Block sources told The Indian Express. On December 27, the sources said, the government forwarded the request for 28 essential medicines to Indian pharmaceutical companies. The required quantities...

    12/07/2004 5:28:43 AM PST · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 17 replies · 806+ views
    NICOSIA [MENL] -- Iran has launched what officials termed its largest military exercise ever. Officials said the Iran Army began the exercise on Dec. 3 in western Iran near the border with Iraq. They said the aim of the exercise was to demonstrate ground force capabilities and weaponry in an effort to deter any attack from the United States. The exercise was said to have tested a range of indigenous missiles, rockets, armored personnel carriers, main battle tanks and unmanned aerial vehicles developed over the last decade. Officials said many of these weapons and platforms were introduced into service over...
  • Report: Iran Has Tried Arrested Al Qaeda Members

    12/06/2004 9:02:45 AM PST · by Coop · 27 replies · 943+ views
    Reuters/ABC News ^ | 12/6/04 | Unknown
    Dec 6, 2004 — TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran's judiciary has tried a number of arrested al Qaeda members and verdicts have been issued, a senior judiciary official was quoted as saying on Monday. Tehran Justice Department head Abbasali Alizadeh told the semi-official Fars news agency Iran's "high-ranking officials are satisfied with the issued verdicts," but did not elaborate on what the verdicts had been. News of the trials is likely to anger Washington, which has repeatedly called on Iran to hand over all al Qaeda suspects it is holding. Guilty verdicts sentencing them to long jail terms would make that...
  • Diplomats: UN lacks rights to inspect sites in Iran

    12/02/2004 5:49:45 AM PST · by Ginifer · 3 replies · 198+ views ^ | 2004-12-02 20:14 | Agencies
    VIENNA - Inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog would like to visit a secret military site in Iran that an exile group said was a nuclear weapons site, but they lack the legal authority to go there, U.N. diplomats told Reuters. Iran, which insists its nuclear program is solely for electricity generation, earlier this week escaped possible U.N. Security Council economic sanctions after agreeing to freeze all activities which could be used to make bomb-grade material. The New York Times reported Thursday that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) believes satellite photographs show that high explosives are being tested and...