The government statistics for Covid-19 deaths stood on Thursday, May 28th at just 7,627. The regime refuses to believe any other figures except its own and has even arrested anyone who has come up with the most reliable figures. The Iranian resistance (PMOI/MEK Iran) has refused to accept the lies about fatalities and has been bold enough to release the truth without the fear of arrest. It has been doing this for more than 3 months now.
There is no end to the draconian tactics used by the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) when it comes to oppression, terrorism, corruption, and even smuggling. Now the regime, through the announcement by the IRGC Brigadier General, Alireza Tangsiri, has warned those who trade using dhows are not allowed to continue doing so and if they do, their vessels will be torched while out at sea.
One of the most recent news items being circulated at present is the tragic news of the death of the 13-year-old, Romina Ashrafi, who was beheaded by her flesh and blood father, with a sickle. It has been described as an “honor killing.”
Earlier this week, the new Parliament in Iran started working. It was the first public session and it can only be described as a disaster. Most of the country’s Parliament is now made up of members of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s faction after his rivals were eliminated, no matter how experienced or how loyal they had been.
Earlier this week, a press release from the United States administration announced that the sanctions waiver relating to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) would be terminated in 60 days.
Tankers loaded with 43 million liters of gasoline and refinery equipment were seen departing the port of Bandar Abbas in southern Iran, en-route to Venezuela with an expected arrival time in state-run PDVSA’s ports on May 24th. The total value of these gasoline shipments is $45 million, which has often been exchanged for gold bars.