38 years after the revolution in Iran, the killing continues. The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, the IRGC, has killed an estimated 1500 U.S. soldiers in Iraq using Explosively Formed Projectiles, EFPs. Hear from two of their victims.

  • Qatar: Bank of terrorism and human rights organizations

    At the same time as Kenneth Roth, director of Human Rights Watch was announcing on last July from Doha that Qatar is above suspicion and does not support terrorism. Sultan al-Kubaisi, the adviser to the Qatari embassy in Beirut, was working with Major General Abbas …

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Iran: Anatomy of a National Revolt

With its flames declining after days of high blaze, the “events” that shook Iran in December and early January are still attracting a tsunami of comment, speculation and, as always in such cases, misrepresentation. The first …

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Why Iran’s Monarchy Could Unite a Divided Country

During Iran’s now subsiding protests, which started in late December 2017, Iranians from across the country protested the country’s economic and political conditions, with many questioning Iranian interventionism in Syria and Gaza. Interestingly, not all that …

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Behind the Latest Protests in Iran

President Trump brought senior members of his national security team along with him to Camp David this weekend to brief Republican leaders in Congress about a range of foreign issues facing the U.S. In just the …

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Trump is no Obama and has voiced open support for the pro-freedom movement. For Mansour Osanlou, the former head of the bus driver’s union in Tehran, a “new revolution” has begun in Iran. The protests, which …

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Protests have stepped up all around Iran

Protests have stepped up all around Iran. In North Eastern Iran, the city of Mashhad which is the second biggest city in Iran, lead the news in organized and driven protests by Iranians of all social classes. …

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Blog notes on Yemen

Yemen has strategic location for the Islamic Republic of Iran, given that it shares a border with Saudi Arabia, and sits on the shores of Strait of Bab el-Mandab. From a geopolitical standpoint Yemen is yet …

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Human Rights Violators

Mostafa Pourmohammadi

Mostafa Pourmohammadi (born 9 March 1960, Qom) is an Iranian prosecutor and politician, who has served at different positions and cabinet posts. He has been minister of justice since 15 August 2013. Pourmohammadi was prosecutor of …

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Saeed Mortazavi

Saeed Mortazavi (born 1967) is an Iranian politician, former judge and former prosecutor. He was prosecutor of the Islamic Revolutionary Court, and Prosecutor General of Tehran, a position he held from 2003 to 2009. He has …

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Sadeq Ardeshir Larijani

Sadeq Ardeshir Larijani (born 12 March 1961), more known as Amoli Larijani, is an Iranian cleric, politician and the current and fifth head of the judicial system of Iran after the 1979 revolution. Early life and …

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Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi

In April 2011, the European Union named Jafari-Dolatabadi as an individual subject to sanctions for human rights violations, according to the Official Journal of the European Union. Dolatabadi’s office indicted a number of protesters who participated …

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