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 […]

Reports: Iranian authorities shot unarmed protesters dead

Reports: Iranian authorities shot unarmed protesters dead

by WorldTribune Staff, December 2, 2019 As many as 450 people were killed by Iranian security forces, at least 2,000 were wounded, and another 7,000 were detained in the crackdown on recent anti-government protests, reports say. According to the Center for Human Rights in Iran, Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) members surrounded, shot and killed […]

U.S. calls on social media giants to fight back against Iran’s Internet suppression

U.S. calls on social media giants to fight back against Iran’s Internet suppression

by WorldTribune Staff, November 24, 2019 As Iranian citizens found it nearly impossible to get online over the past week, the Islamic Republic’s leadership was using their own social media accounts to blast protesters and the so-called “outside forces” they blame for encouraging the protests. The Iranian government imposed a near-total shutdown of the Internet […]

Iran on fire in 100 cities: ‘Most difficult time in decades’

Iran on fire in 100 cities: ‘Most difficult time in decades’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2019 Mass protests are raging in more than 100 cities in Iran days after the Islamic Republic, under pressure from sanctions, finally announced fuel rationing and a 50 percent increase in gas prices. As it has in response to past uprisings, the government is cracking down — hard. According to […]

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