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The EU’s Complicity in Financing the Iranian Regime

gatestoneinstitute.org – Behind these seemingly benign economic [trade] transactions… lies a troubling reality: the funds generated from Europe’s trade with Iran are being funneled into activities that are now prolonging violence and conflict, and posing a direct threat to European, Middle Eastern and North American security interests…. Since 2012, the Iranian regime has allocated more than $13 billion to support …

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Palestinian Leaders Have Brought a Nakba to Their People

gatestoneinstitute.org – “Ending Hamas’s rule is very good for everyone, even for Hamas itself. It will prevent Hamas from tampering with the Gaza Strip and will put an end to the torture and killing of the people of Palestine. Overthrowing Hamas and ending its coup in Palestine is important for every Palestinian and Arab.” — Abdullah Ghanem al-Qahtani, Saudi social …

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Iran’s Clerical Rulers Face ‘Legitimacy Crisis’ Ahead Of Elections

RFL/RE -For decades, Iran’s clerical establishment has used voter turnout in elections as proof of its legitimacy, especially to the outside world.But with anti-establishment sentiment among the public rising and unprecedented protests erupting against the authorities in recent years, the legitimacy of Iran’s rulers has been severely undermined. That has coincided with record-low turnouts in recent presidential and parliamentary elections. …

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Iran’s ‘Axis Of Resistance’: Different Groups, Same Goals

RFL/RE – Iran’s so-called axis of resistance is a loose network of proxies, Tehran-backed militant groups, and an allied state actor. The network is a key element of Tehran’s strategy of deterrence against perceived threats from the United States, regional rivals, and primarily Israel. Active in the Palestinian Occupied Territories, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, the axis gives Iran the …

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And the Winner Is — Hamas!

gatestoneinstitute.org – What will happen if Hamas is allowed to win this war? If Hamas is permitted to accomplish what it intended by its mass murders, kidnappings and rapes? If the victims of these atrocities — the people of Israel and all countries fighting terrorism — lose? If the prospects for peace in the region and the Free World are …

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Want to Stop Iran’s Regime? Hit the IRGC Assets

gatestoneinstitute.org – “No one ever said it better than Osama bin Laden: When people see a strong horse and a weak horse, by nature they are attracted to the strong horse.” — Thomas Friedman, newyorker.com, July 5, 2010. Especially in the Middle East, leaders are looking for who will protect them. The Biden administration’s passive response to Iranian aggression is …

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Unveiling The Darkness: The 1981 Massacre In Post-Revolutionary Iran

iranintl – As the Islamic Regime of Iran celebrates its 45th anniversary, it’s crucial to reflect on the profound significance of human rights, accountability, and justice. Delving into the dark chapter of Iran’s history, we confront the grim realities of the 1981 massacre, witnessing the extent of the atrocities and their enduring impact on the nation’s legal foundations. This sad …

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A Hundred Days after Gaza’s October 7 (Part 4 of 4) How Does This End? Regionally and Globally.

gatestoneinstitute.org – Israel’s cause is the cause of the Free World as is Ukraine’s and Taiwan’s. Domestic supporters of Hamas, trying to constrain Israel by “lawfare” and by noisy street and media politics, are therefore a fifth column for our enemies and should be treated as such. Unsuccessful “lawfare” at the International Court of Justice served to narrow and make …

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The South Africa-Hamas-Iran Axis

gatestoneinstitute.org – According to NGO Monitor, South Africa’s case at the ICJ is built on reports from groups with links to terrorist organizations. “South Africa’s submission to the court contains no fewer than 45 references to NGO publications, including several from outfits linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a terrorist organization.” — Wall Street Journal, January 29, …

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Uncle Of Amini Jailed For Supporting Iranian Protesters

rferl.org – An uncle of Mahsa Amini, an Iranian woman who died while in police custody for an alleged hijab infraction, has been handed a stiff prison sentence for comments he made about the protests sparked by his niece’s death that were critical of the Islamic regime. Safa Aeli, according to Hengaw, a group that closely tracks human rights violations …

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