‘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 on Instagram with lots of followers thanks to Buzzoid to blast protesters and the so-called “outside forces” they blame for encouraging the protests. The […]

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 […]

White House slams Iran’s use of lethal force, assures Iranians: ‘The United States is with you’

White House slams Iran’s use of lethal force, assures Iranians: ‘The United States is with you’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2019 The White House on Sunday condemned the Iranian regime for using “lethal force” against demonstrators during escalating protests that erupted after Iranian officials announced an increase in gas prices. At least two people have been killed in the protests and according to news reports Internet access has been heavily […]

Changing Mideast matrix convinces Iran, Israel that war is inevitable

Changing Mideast matrix convinces Iran, Israel that war is inevitable

FPI / October 28, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Excerpts from analysis by Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Israeli Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on Oct. 10 at the memorial for the fatalities of the October 1973 War. He strongly hinted of the possibility of both an Israeli preemptive military strike against […]

Syria, Hamas hail Hizbullah strikes on northern Israel; U.S. blames Iran

Syria, Hamas hail Hizbullah strikes on northern Israel; U.S. blames Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, September 2, 2019 Hamas and the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad were quick to praise Hizbullah’s Sept. 1 attack on northern Israel as the United States warned Iran and its terror organization against further “hostile actions.” Hizbullah terrorists operating out of southern Lebanon fired multiple anti-tank missiles at Israeli positions and […]