Reports

September, 2018

  • 23 September

    Iran state media eulogize IRGC Special Forces member, cleric killed in Syria

    BY AMIR TOUMAJ Source: Threat Matrix Blog on The Long War Journal   Iranian media have confirmed the deaths of two Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) members in recent weeks. The circumstances of their deaths thus far …

  • 22 September

    Idlib under siege by Iran-backed foreign terrorists

    More than 100,000 foreign terrorists backed by Iran continue their activities at around 230 locations in Syria, backing the Bashar Assad regime’s in campaign against opposition fighters across the country Source: Andalou Agency via Daily Sabah …

  • 22 September

    Analysis: Tehran’s push to force US exit from Iraq

    By Amir Toumaj Source: FDD’s Long War Journal While Iranian-backed parties are moving to form a government in Baghdad that could force the US to exit the country, they face growing public anger in oil-rich Basra …

  • 21 September

    German firms lead exodus out of Iran

    Trump’s ploy to force countries to choose between doing business with the US or Iran is working. While German firms in Iran have been preparing for months for the sanctions, the outflow of companies is not …

  • 21 September

    Trump is beating up on Iran — and it’s making Obama look weak

    By Alex Lockie Source: Business Insider Analysis President Donald Trump has outraged and defied establishment experts on Iran, but his policies are deeply hurting Iran without any tangible blowback to the US. President Barack Obama and …

  • 20 September

    Trump Hit Iran With Oil Sanctions. So Far, They’re Working.

    By Clifford Kraus Source: The New York Times HOUSTON — When President Trump announced in May that he was going to withdraw the United States from the nuclear agreement that the Obama administration and five other countries negotiated …

  • 19 September

    Iran hires financial arsonist to fight its financial fires

    By Tyler Stapleton and Saeed Ghasseminejad  Source: The Hill   With its economy reeling and its currency in free fall, Iran hired a new central banker in August to restore public confidence. President Hasan Rouhani appointed Abdolnaser Hemmati to replace Valiollah …

  • 19 September

    Carving up the Caspian Sea

    By: Alex Rankine Source: MoneyWeek September 15, 2018   The five states bordering the world’s biggest inland body of water, which is rich in fossil fuels, have just reached a deal trumpeted as a “regional constitution”. What …

  • 17 September

    Iran’s Callous, Deadly Message

    The regime launched a missile strike against innocent Iraqi Kurds in order to make a point to America. Source: Bloomberg By Eli Lake   When a regional power wants to assert itself and intimidate its rivals, it …

  • 17 September

    Inside The Khomeiniist Regime’s Irreparable and Ever-Worsening Internal War and Power Struggle

    Ahmadinejad Lambasts Chief of IRGC’s Notorious Intelligence Organization Source: RadioFarda   Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has levelled damning charges against IRGC Intelligence Chief calling him “psychologically imbalanced” and thus not fit for the job. In …