Reports

September, 2018

  • 11 September

    Why Sayed Qutb inspired Iran’s Khomeini and Khamenei

    Source: Al-Arabiya   In August 29, 1966, Sayed Qutb, the leading member of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, was hanged to death, after he was convicted of plotting the assassination of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser. There …

  • 9 September

    Iran rockets Kurdish parties’ headquarters in Kurdistan Region’s Koya

    Source: Rudaw Video 1 & Video 2 10.57 p.m. Aftermath of Iran missile attack Rudaw footage shows the scale of the damage caused by three Iranian missiles which hit the PDKI headquarters on Saturday. Khalid Wanawsha, …

  • 8 September

    Does it matter that Washington outed Tehran’s agent in Iraq?

    A fragmented Iraqi Shia polity allows Tehran to maintain influence over Iraqi politics and security.    By Ali Alfoneh Source: Arab Weekly After years of Tehran’s psychological operations and information warfare in Iraq, Washington has struck …

  • 8 September

    Reform Is Dead in Iran. Here’s How the U.S. Can Help

    Iranians are fed up with broken promises. But they need external support—even from Donald Trump. By ALIREZA NADER Source: Politico Magazine   In a speech on Sunday titled “Supporting Iranian Voices,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo …

  • 7 September

    Iran’s Fake News Is a Fake Threat

    By Eli Lake Source: Asharq Al-Awsat As if the free world didn’t have enough to worry about with Russian fake news, now the world leader in state-sponsored terrorism is getting into the act: Iran is running a …

  • 7 September

    The Tehran Summit: Three Jugglers and a Phantom

    By Amir Taheri Source: Asharq Al-Awsat   Is Russian President Vladimir Putin treating the Syrian conflict as a geopolitical version of a symphony by Tchaikovsky? Well, he started his intervention in Syria with a soft overture …

  • 7 September

    Spotlight on Iran

    September 2 – September 6, 2018 Editor: Dr. Raz Zimmt Source: The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information CenterAt the Israeli Intelligence Heritage and Commemoration Center Overview A week following the visit of the Iranian minister of …

  • 6 September

    Houthis insist negotiators’ flight to be used for transporting injured Hezbollah men

    Source: Saudi Gazzette By Ahmad Al-Shemeri Okaz/Saudi Gazette JEDDAH – A delegation comprising 12 negotiators, representing the legitimate government in Yemen, left Riyadh for Geneva on Wednesday to attend the United Nations-sponsored new round of peace talks …

  • 6 September

    Houthis and Hezbollah ‘trafficking drugs to fund military operations’

    Source: Arab News By Noor Nugali September 03, 2018   “Houthi militias have been trafficking drugs, which the Yemeni security forces with the support of the coalition have been fighting to stop,” said Col. Turki Al-Maliki, …

  • 5 September

    Iran: lawyers arrested over weekend as crackdown on civil society intensifies

    Source: Amnesty International UK Those being targeted include lawyers and activists associated with the campaign against forced wearing of the hijab ‘The human rights situation in Iran has reached crisis point’ – Philip Luther The Iranian …