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Monthly Archives: January 2018

IRGC commander says ‘former official’ may be involved in protests

Al-Monitor – Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), spoke to reporters Jan. 3 about the protests that have rocked Iran in the last week and hinted that a former government official may have been involved in initially starting the protests that quickly spiraled out of control. When asked by reporters whether it was …

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Iranian Leadership: Heed Warning Signs And Change Priorities

PayvandNews – Iran’s leadership, especially the hardliners, has attributed the latest protests in several major Iranian cities, including the capital Tehran, to plots by the enemies of Islam and the Iranian Revolution, particularly America, Israel, and Saudi Arabia. Senior officers of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have also warned that those who are dreaming of ending the revolution will …

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Iranian Leaders Divided Over Protests

PayvandNews – Iran’s leaders appear to be divided about the reasons behind the anti-government protests roiling the country, who the demonstrators are and how to curtail the unrest – the most significant challenge to Iran’s clerical leadership since 2009, when authorities resorted to a nationwide crackdown to crush the pro-democracy “green movement.” Political Experts Offer Suggestions on Reducing Tensions Supreme …

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Iran deploys Revolutionary Guards to quell ‘sedition’ in protest hotbeds

Reuters – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have deployed forces to three provinces to put down anti-government unrest after six days of protests that have rattled the clerical leadership and left 21 people dead. The protests, which began last week over economic hardships suffered by the young and working class, have evolved into a rising against the powers and privileges of …

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Trump Vows New Support for Iranian People

VOA – U.S. President Donald Trump promised new support for the Iranian people Wednesday, even as Iran’s state media reported that tens of thousands of pro-government demonstrators staged rallies across the country after days of anti-government protests.

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