Iran terror plot was attempt to distract from protests

Navid Felker 20 July 2018

by Navid  Felker
Belgian authorities arrested a married couple of Iranian origin on June 30 after finding that they were in possession of a powerful explosive that they intended to carry to Paris to bomb the Free Iran gathering that was organised by Iranian dissidents.

Will Helsinki Summit improve conditions in the Middle East?

Editor 18 July 2018

by Staff writer, SF

Following the Helsinki Summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump, it became very clear that the security issue regarding Syria was extensively discussed. The Russian president said that Trump had paid “particular attention” to the security of the region because of the Syrian conflict.

the Iranian Province of Razavi Khorasan, its role in uprising

Atousa Pilger 18 July 2018

by Atousa Pilger
Razavi Khorasan Province lies in the northeast part of Iran. Its capital is the holy city of Mashhad. History shows that signs of any social and political crises in Iran tend to appear in this region first.
Both the 1992 riots to the nationwide protests in late December / January unfolded in Mashhad before spreading to other parts of Iran.

Iran’s Economic Policies Moving Toward the Direction of Revolution

Editor 16 July 2018

by Staff writer, SF
Hundreds of angry shopkeepers at Tehran’s Grand Bazaar took to the streets over the downward spiral in value of the Iranian currency. Their protest has been suppressed by the regime. It has been reported that excessive force was used to quell the demonstrations.

Still, the sentiments that drove the protests are prevalent, so the regime only bought itself some time before more protests break out, because the regime has failed to address the crumbling Iranian economy.

Iran regime’s escaping forward tactic

Navid Felker 13 July 2018

by Navid  Felker
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif recently wrote a letter complaining 27 absurd conditions for any new nuclear deal with the US, in response to the speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that outlined 12 reasonable conditions for any deal with Iran.
One of Zarif’s conditions was that the US stop resorting to the threat or use of force (a breach of the UN charter) when conducting business with Iran, which was an odd thing to stipulate considering that the Iranian Regime has both made threats of force and attempted to use force itself in just the past couple of weeks.

European authorities foil attack on Iranian opposition

Azita Carlson 13 July 2018

by Azita Carlson
Every year, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) holds a “Free Iran” rally in Paris. It is traditionally attended by tens of thousands of Iranians from all over the world and hundreds of international politicians, officials, former officials, human rights activists, lawmakers and dignitaries. Every year the rally gets bigger and the support for the main opposition to the Iranian regime grows.
The Iranian regime sees the main opposition as a major threat. And for good reason. The NCRI values all of the things that the Iranian regime does not – human rights, freedom, democracy, equality, and so on.

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