Iran Supplying Ballistic Missiles to Yemen

Azita Carlson 11 December 2017

by Azita Carlson

Tribal insurgents in Yemen launched a ballistic missile to the outskirts of Riyadh at the beginning of the month. The warhead exploded near the capital’s international airport and thankfully there were no casualties. However, UN investigators looking at the debris have been able to look into claims that the Houthis in Yemen are using missiles provided by Iran.

Iran: Even Judges Do Not Consider Khamenei as a Marja "Religious Reference"

Editor 07 December 2017

Staff writer, SF

A member of Iran regime's Guardian Council, said to the crowd of trainees at the Judiciary Training Center that the judges' verdicts should be based on the laws of the country, and if there were no laws in a specific matter, judges should refer to the fatwa of a famous religious reference authority.

Iran's Deadly Influence in Yemen

Armin Baldwin 07 December 2017

by Armin Baldwin 

When former president of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh announced that he was formally cancelling his alliance with the Houthi rebels, he was pretty much guaranteeing that he would be the target of an assassination attempt. Saleh was assassinated by Houthi rebels two days after he announced his decision and videos of his bloody and lifeless body were spread across social media.

Students Protest Suppression and Discrimination in Iran's Universities

Armin Baldwin 07 December 2017

by Armin Baldwin

Students at several major Iranian universities are protesting against political suppression, gender discrimination, and increased tuition.

On Monday, what began at Tehran University, Beheshti, Kharazmi, and Allameh Tabatabaei Universities in the capital, had by Tuesday, and expanded to several other institutions. Hundreds of students at each university have gathered for the second day in a row.

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