IRGC Mocks US ‘Vulnerability’

Iran Detains Navy Boats and Personnel January 12, 2016: Following the release of ten captured US Navy personnel from Iranian custody on Wednesday, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) officials have been quick to push a

Pan-Arab Issues

Down with KSA Protests Erupt in Iran

Anti-KSA Rhetoric Ramps Up Over Al Nimr Execution January 8, 2016: Mass protests broke out in Tehran on Friday, nearly a week following the attacks on two Saudi diplomatic posts in the country.  Following Friday prayers


Iran Unveils More Underground Missiles

January 5, 2016: Early today, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani visited a new Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) underground missile base. The visit reveals the second deep “underground missile town” since October 2015. Images and videos

Pan-Arab Issues

Iran: Assad’s Presidency Is a Red Line

December 6, 2015: Senior Advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, Ali Akbar Velayati, reiterated today that Syria’s Bashar al-Assad’s future presidency is a red line that is not negotiable for Tehran. He reiterated that



At a press conference in Vienna this weekend, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and the Islamic State are symbiotic, not real enemies in the Syrian crisis.   “Assad has

Persian Spring

Iran Targets Popular Messaging App

  Iranian authorities have arrested administrators of more than 20 groups on messaging app Telegram, citing the spread of “immoral content” as the reason. This is the latest detention in a clampdown on freedom of expression


Iran: France Had It Coming

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces made a statements on Sunday that shifted blame of the recent attacks on Paris from the Islamic State to France itself. Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said