United States Needs to Act Faced With Rising Protests in Iran

Azita Carlson 04 January 2018

by Azita Carlson

The new year has started with news of major anti-government protests and demonstrations being carried out across the Islamic Republic of Iran. The people are coming together to remind the government that the people are strong in numbers and are calling on the government to forget about its ambitions abroad and concentrate on its own people.

What Should the US Do About Iran Protests?

Navid Felker 02 January 2018

by Navid  Felker

In the past week, Iran has seen escalating protests against the Regime.

What began on December 28, as yet another protest about the failing economy, quickly turned into a full-scale denouncement of the Iranian Regime and calls for the mullahs to resign. Their chants against rises in the cost of living quickly changed into bold complaints about government corruption and repression.

Iran's Counter-Revolution

Armin Baldwin 02 January 2018

by Armin Baldwin

All revolutions- including the 1979 Iranian Revolution- are eventually removed by a counter-revolution, according to journalist Ghassan Charbel.

He wrote: “The Iranian revolution acts as if it is not similar to other revolts. It is delusional in believing that it does not adhere to the laws of revolutions. It wrongfully believes that it can erase the signs of its old age and the disappointment of those whom it promised paradise.”

IRAN: Anti-Government Protests Continue for Second Day

Azita Carlson 29 December 2017

by Azita Carlson

Iranians took to the streets in several cities across their country for a second day on Friday to protest rising prices and corruption as well as the regime’s support for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.

The largest protest on Friday was held in the western city of Kermanshah. Similar protests were held in a number of cities including the southern city of Shiraz, the northern city of Rasht.

Investigation Impending of the Iran-Backed Hezbollah Drug Scandal

Editor 26 December 2017

 Staff writer, SF

It has been reported that US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review into Project Cassandra, the decade-long Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) initiative in response to a request filed by Representatives Jim Jordan and Ron De Santis.

Tehran's Budget Proposal Unlikely to Benefit Iranian People

Azita Carlson 20 December 2017

by Azita Carlson

Tehran unveiled its proposed budget, which comes with significant tax hikes and increases in fees and duties. The new budget increased by six percent from last year’s, but inflation is reported to be at almost 10 percent, nullifying the effects of any budget growth in terms of services that benefit the Iranian people.

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