2018 Worldwide Threat Assessment Addresses the Situation in Iran

Azita Carlson 22 February 2018

by Azita Carlson
Daniel Coats, the US Director of National Intelligence (DNI), on February 13th presented the 2018 “Worldwide Threat Assessment,” an annual compendium of challenges to American security, that will ultimately influence US foreign policy.

Workers at Iran National Steel Group blocked the factory’s entrance

Editor 21 February 2018

by Staff writer, SF

According to Iran’s Free Workers Union, National Steel Group workers in Ahwaz blocked the factory’s entrance on February 18, 2018, to protest about not being paid in the last three months, saying they won’t allow production to resume unless their overdue payments are fully settled.

How can the US tackle Iran in Iraq?

Atousa Pilger 18 February 2018

by Atousa Pilger
Iran has key vulnerabilities in Iraq that the US can exploit in order to make sure that the mullahs do not take over outright, but the Regime has been building up their strength and support in Iraq for over a decade and their current control over the country’s government and armed militias should not be underestimated.

UN warns Iran to respect environmental activists

Azita Carlson 15 February 2018

by Azita Carlson

The Iranian Regime has been warned by the UN to respect the work of environmental activists, after it emerged that wildlife campaigner, Kavous Seyed Emami, was killed in prison last week.

UN Environment head, Erik Solheim said: “Environmental rights are human rights, and we all have an obligation to protect them. We are closely following these cases in Iran and urge that the work of environment defenders – both in Iran and around the world – be promoted and respected.”

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