Pompeo hits Iran for spreading Chinese propaganda; Khamenei claims virus was customized

Pompeo hits Iran for spreading Chinese propaganda; Khamenei claims virus was customized

by WorldTribune Staff, March 23, 2020 In rejecting U.S. assistance to fight the coronavirus outbreak, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday reinforced Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda that the virus originated in the United States. “I do not know how real this accusation is but when it exists, who in their right mind […]

State Department uses encrypted app to reach Iranians directly on coronavirus

State Department uses encrypted app to reach Iranians directly on coronavirus

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2020 The United States is encouraging Iranian citizens to use an encrypted messaging app, which was originally set up to report terror suspects, to detail in real time what is happening with the coronavirus crisis. The full scope of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in Iran remains a mystery amid a […]

Reports: Several high-ranking Iranian officials have coronavirus

Reports: Several high-ranking Iranian officials have coronavirus

by WorldTribune Staff, March 3, 2020 The coronavirus is taking a heavy toll on high ranking government officials in Iran. As recently as last week, government officials in Teheran had downplayed the effects of the virus in the Islamic Republic. An activist group said that Wikipedia’s Farsi-language website appeared to be disrupted in Iran after […]

Iran regime devastated by Soleimani void, humiliation of air defense force

Iran regime devastated by Soleimani void, humiliation of air defense force

FPI / January 22, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com Still reeling from the loss of terror kingpin Qasem Soleimani, Iran suffered another major humiliation when its so-called elite aerospace forces mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane. The twin setbacks, from which the Islamic Republic may never fully recover, could be seen in the nation’s media. Soon after […]

In Iran, ‘Death to the dictator’: Pompeo spells out new policy of deterrence

In Iran, ‘Death to the dictator’: Pompeo spells out new policy of deterrence

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2020 The targeted killing of Iran terror chief Qasem Soleimani was the beginning of a major shift in U.S. policy on Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “I want to lay this out in context of what we’ve been trying to do,” Pompeo said during an address to […]

Trump’s warning was most-liked Persian tweet ever: ‘DO NOT KILL YOUR PROTESTERS’

Trump’s warning was most-liked Persian tweet ever: ‘DO NOT KILL YOUR PROTESTERS’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2020 President Donald Trump has warned the Iranian regime against violently cracking down on demonstrators who for the past two days have been protesting Iran’s accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane. As anti-government protests again hit the streets in Iran’s major cities and the nation’s only female Olympic […]

‘ZERO problems with the American people’: Iran official posts link listing Trump properties

‘ZERO problems with the American people’: Iran official posts link listing Trump properties

by WorldTribune Staff, January 7, 2020 After Iran vowed retaliation for the U.S. drone strike which killed its top military commander, an Iranian official linked to an article which lists President Donald Trump’s properties, including the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida which the president has referred to as the “Southern White House.” Hesameddin Ashena, an adviser […]

‘Do whatever it takes’: Iran’s Khamenei ordered bloody crackdown on protests

‘Do whatever it takes’: Iran’s Khamenei ordered bloody crackdown on protests

by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2019 Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei personally directed the violent crackdown on anti-government protests which, some estimates say, resulted in more than 1,500 deaths, a report said. Reuters on Dec. 23 reported that Khamenei, who has the final say on political and religious affairs in Iran, “raised his voice […]

‘Vicious crackdown’: Amnesty ups death toll estimate in Iran

‘Vicious crackdown’: Amnesty ups death toll estimate in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, December 16, 2019 Amnesty International has reported that at least 304 people were killed in Iran during a three-day crackdown against protests in November. The rights group had earlier estimated 208 deaths in the demonstrations, which started amid furor over an increase in gas prices but developed in many areas in the […]

Inside Iran: First-hand accounts of brutal crackdown suppressed by Internet blackout

Inside Iran: First-hand accounts of brutal crackdown suppressed by Internet blackout

by WorldTribune Staff, December 3, 2019 As its officials shot protesters dead to suppress anti-government protests which erupted last month, the Iranian regime also imposed a near-total Internet blackout to keep news of what was happening from getting out. NetBlocks, which monitors worldwide Internet access, said that as the protests spread on Nov. 19, connectivity […]

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