Lebanese PM: Iranian interference is not in anyone’s best interests

Editor 12 June 2018

by Staff writer, SF
The Lebanese Prime Minister has criticized a high-ranking Iranian general for comments that he recently made praising Iran-backed groups in Lebanon for gains that they made in the country’s parliamentary elections in May.
Saad Hariri told journalists on Monday that the comments made by Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's Quds Force, were "regrettable". He added that Iranian interference in Lebanon's internal affairs was not in the interests of Iran, Lebanon, or the Middle East.

Golan Heights

Will Iran stay away from Golan Heights?

Azita Carlson 08 June 2018

by Azita Carlson
Iran’s quest for regional hegemony is now heading towards the Golan border, but its success and progress will depend largely on Russia. Russia, as well as providing air cover, is also a deterrent against Israel.
The Iran threat is growing and many of the leaders in the Middle East are growing increasingly concerned about the Iranian regime’s next move, especially now that the United States is exiting the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran In Syria

US: Either Iran leaves Syria or the Syrian Regime will fall

Atousa Pilger 07 June 2018

by Atousa Pilger
The Iranian Regime and the Syrian dictatorship have two main goals: keep Bashar Assad in power and maintain an extensive Iranian military presence in Syria. The US’s latest proposal, however, hits right in the middle. They want to make Assad’s rule conditional on expelling Iran from Syria.

Iran: Protests and widespread discontent continue

Navid Felker 26 May 2018

by Navid  Felker
Following weeks of increasing tension in Kazerun in the Fars province in Iran, people have taken to the streets in protest. Authorities have tried to get the people to disperse, but its attempts have failed. In fact, they have backfired on the regime and the people are resisting its violence. The security forces have arrested many individuals and many protesters have been injured after shots were fired. The security forces also attacked protesters and there have now been reports of a number of deaths.

Ending Iran’s Meddling May End the War in Yemen

Armin Baldwin 25 May 2018

by Armin Baldwin
Five Iranian officials accused of smuggling ballistic missiles to Yemen, in violation of a UN Security Council Resolution had sanctions levied against them by the US Treasury Department earlier this week, in what appears to be just the first step toward ensuring that Iranian missiles no longer reach Yemen.

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