Infighting between Ruling Factions in Iran Continues to Escalate

Infighting Between Ruling Factions in Iran Continues to Escalate

Navid Felker 25 March 2019

by Navid  Felker

The conservative Iranian newspaper, Vatan-e Emrooz published an article on March 18th, entitled “Towards a Great Birth” that talked about the second step of the Islamic revolution. It stated, “For the second step to become operational the revolution needs to be reborn and its master key isn’t relations with the headman or anything else but increasing transparency in every structure and institution of the Islamic Republic.”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran's Zarif-Solimani Scandal Continues

Editor 15 March 2019

By Staff writer, SF

An Iranian delegation, including President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, is visiting Iraq for three days this week before heading to Syria at the invitation of Syrian President Bashar Assad, as part of a tour to show that Iran has good relations with its Arab neighbours and promote unity after Zarif’s shock resignation scandal earlier this month.

Iran regime threatens to use foreign militias to attack Iranian people

Iran Regime Threatens to Use Foreign Militias to Attack Iranian People

Atousa Pilger 14 March 2019

By Atousa Pilger

The head of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court threatened to bring in foreign fighters to attack the Iranian people and prevent an overthrow of the Regime in comments last week.

Musa Ghazanfarabadi told young Islamic scholars and clerics in Qom on March 6 that Iran would bring in “militia groups who are part of the axis of resistance [to] protect the Islamic Revolution in Iran”, including the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), Liwa Zainebiyoun, Liwa Fatemiyoun, and the Houthi rebels.

Iran Segregates and Punishes Autistic Children for Their Learning Disabilities

Iran Segregates and Punishes Autistic Children for Their Learning Disabilities

Editor 09 March 2019

By Staff writer, SF

The testimony of many parents of autistic children in Iran show that schools for “special” children are poorly equipped to meet their children’s learning needs. They claim that the staff is inadequately trained and resources are scarce. Yet, after notifying authorities that their child had not been treated humanely in school, Iranian officials blamed the parents for not putting their child in a school for “special” children.

Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian Foreign Minister and President Hassan Rouhani and Iran regime’s Leader, Ali Khamenei

Iranian Regime: Internal Feud Reaches Highest Levels of Leadership

Armin Baldwin 07 March 2019

By Armin Baldwin

The internal disputes in the Iranian regime are becoming more and more frequent and increasingly public. Top level officials in Iran cannot agree on the right course of action and there are insults and criticisms being sent backwards and forwards.

Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian Foreign Minister, announced his resignation on his Instagram page at the end of February. He said he was sorry for the "shortcomings" of his time in office. He said: “I apologise for not being able to continue in the post and for all the shortcomings and flaws in the period.”

Long-lines-for-frozen-meat-in-Iran

Food Prices in Iran Increase by 200% Percent

Atousa Pilger 06 March 2019

By Atousa Pilger

State-run ISNA news agency, reported that the Statistical Center of Iran’s information on inflation for the Persian month of Bahman (January 21- February 19), showed that all food prices have increased compared with the same month last year — even compared with the previous month.

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