Iranians Angry

Iranians Angry Over How the Komiteh-Ye-Emdad Charity Uses Their Donations

Editor 24 November 2018

by Staff writer, SF

Inside or outside the country, the Iranian people do not wholeheartedly comply with their Sharia-influenced government. They also realize Tehran’s corruption. Iranians love their land but hate its laws. Iranians often engage in displays of defiance to push back against the system and show their desire for change. These acts of civil disobedience include micro-protests, like recent ones surrounding compulsory veiling or sharing critical content on social media.

Demonstrations in Iran

Iran: Pressure Mounts on Regime as Discontent Rises

Editor 22 November 2018

by Staff writer, SF

The situation in Iran is getting worse every day. The economic situation is deteriorating and the domestic unrest is still very much present. The currency – the Rial – is collapsing, and goods are becoming more and more expensive.

The people are making their discontent heard. It is not something that the people are discreet about any more for fear of arrest, imprisonment, torture or even execution. They still risk these things but they know that something has to give. They are bravely paving the way for a new Iran – one that is free, democratic and respectful of human rights. And most importantly, free from clerical rule.

Iranian carpet

US Sanctions Affect the Iranian Carpet Trade

Editor 20 November 2018

by Staff writer, SF

Persian carpets, also known as Iranian carpets, are a heavy textile, made for a wide va-riety of utilitarian and symbolic purpose, produced in Iran (historically known as Per-sia), for home use, local sale, and export. Carpet weaving is an essential part of Persian culture and Iranian art. Within the group of Oriental rugs produced by the countries of the so-called "rug belt", the Persian carpet stands out by the variety and elaborate-ness of its manifold designs. Persian carpets and rugs of various types were woven in parallel by nomadic tribes, in village and town workshops, and by royal court manu-factories alike. As such, they represent different, simultaneous lines of tradition, and reflect the history of Iran and its various peoples.

Iran Economy

Iran’s Islamic Caliphate Causes Economy to Crumble

Editor 19 November 2018

by Navid  Felker

At the expense of the health of the economy and widespread poverty and hunger, Iran’s Islamic Caliphate managed the miracle of profit without production.

How is this possible, one wonders? Parliament member Mohammad Reza Mansouri recently addressed a topic that has already been acknowledged by a number of other authorities in Iran. “If we did what we did with our economy to the German economy, that economy would also be destroyed,” he said. Even greater than the US imposed sanctions, the thing that has brought the country’s economy to collapse, are the policies of Iran’s Islamic Caliphate, the MP pointed out.

Taliban fighters in Afghanistan

Consider the Front in Afghanistan Against Iran

Editor 18 November 2018

by Atousa Pilger

In the Middle East, Iran is a key factor behind the ongoing instability. The war in Afghanistan is essential in the context of rolling back Iranian influence. Tehran supports ideologically diverse parties in Afghanistan increasing its influence and control. Iran has more options to further entrench and export Iran’s Islamist ideology.

Secret Executions’ in Iran

Ethnic Arabs Detainees Victims of 'Secret Executions’ in Iran?

Editor 15 November 2018

by Staff writer, SF

In Iran, hundreds of members of the Arab ethnic minority are being sequestered. Now, Amnesty International has stepped in and requested immediate information about them from regime authorities.

Following reports that twenty-two men have been executed “in secret”, the human rights group made the call on November 14th. Iranian officials have dismissed these reports.

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