Iran Focus

London, 28 Mar - On Sunday 26th March, the Foreign Ministry of Iran announced through the state-run IRNA news agency that it was imposing sanctions on 15 American companies, claiming that they support terrorism, Israel’s occupation of Palestine and the repression. This is the latest in rising tensions between the United States and the Islamic Republic.

The statement from the Foreign Ministry said: “The sanctioned companies have, directly and/or indirectly, been involved in the brutal atrocities committed by the Zionist regime in the occupied Palestinian territories.”

Iran Focus

London, 27 Mar - Ten years ago a former FBI agent went missing in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Robert Levinson was on an unauthorised CIA assignment at the time.

Levinson who has been described as an outstanding agent went missing on March 9th 2007 from Iran’s Kish Island. US officials refused to say anything other than Levinson was a thorough agent for the FBI who had played a large role in busting Russian and Italian mobsters and that he went missing while working for a private firm.

Iran Focus

London, 20 Mar - According to a report in Al-Arabiya's Persian language website on March 11, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is building of a missile factory for Lebanon's Hezbollah.

Despite the former U.S. administration officials’ optimism, as well as that of the six world’s powers, who signed the nuclear deal with Iran, believing that the country would come around, the regime continues provocations.

Iran Focus

London, 9 Mar - Qassem Soleimani is known all over the Middle East as Iran’s most dangerous man. He takes pompous photos of himself and his soldiers on the battlefield in various countries including Lebanon, Yemen, Iraq and Syria.

He is Iran’s second man – only after Ali Khamenei, the country’s supreme leader. As a close confidante of Khamenei, Soleimani has a big influence over foreign policy.

Iran Focus

London, 20 Mar - The Syrian civil war, described by UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein as “the worst man-made disaster since World War II,” is now in its sixth year, but recent peace talks have been encouraging.

Alexander Lavrentiev, head of Russia’s delegation to the talks, announced that Turkey, Russia, and Iran would from a special team to supervise the implementation of the ceasefire on the ground whilst sharing information about the locations of terror groups like the Islamic State and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

Iran Focus

London, 9 Mar - There is much debate in the US on whether the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) should be put on the list on foreign terror organisations, which would subject them to sanctions.

Alireza Jafarzadeh, the deputy director of the Washington office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), wrote an op-ed for Fox News, advising the US Congress to blacklist the IRGC.

Iran Focus

London, 16 Mar - The Trump Administration has been heavily focused on the Yemeni Civil War since they came into office and the reason may be that they are worried about the Iranian influence in the Middle East.

A senior US official told The Washington Post: “We’ll be looking for ways to blunt Iranian malign influence in the region.”

They are working with traditional US allies, like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in order to forge a long-term strategy on Iran.

Iran Focus

London, 9 Mar - Iran’s terror squad, the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), has been smuggling weapons and other illegal goods through three front companies to terrorists in Yemen.

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) said that the money gathered helps the IRGC to fund terrorism at home and abroad.

Iran Focus

London, 16 Mar - Leading Muslim figures from all over the world gathered in Cairo to discuss the international cruises facing Muslim people, from hate crimes, to terrorism, to extremist attitudes.

The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs was addressed by Tawfiq al-Sudairi, the Saudi deputy minister for Islamic Affairs, Endowment, Dawa and Guidance who talked about the importance of separating religion from extremism and lambasted those who have perverted religion for their own ends and harmed the tolerant reputation of Islam.

Iran Focus

London, 8 Mar - At least 10,000 fighters from the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) have died in Syria fighting for the Assad Regime but they are being secretly buried and their families are being told that the men are still alive, according to Iranian Resistance forces.

In order to trick the Iranian people into thinking that the war is going well, the Regime has only confirmed a small amount of the actual deaths.

Iran Focus

London, 14 Mar - Iran has been taunting the US since Donald Trump took office in January, but just how should Trump respond?

Well, Raymond Tanter, who served as a senior member of the National Security Council staff during the Reagan-Bush administration, and Edward Stafford, a retired Foreign Service officer who focused on political-military affairs, wrote an op-ed for The Hill in which they outlined a strategy to fight Iran: Blacklist the IRGC.

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) should be listed as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) for their links to terrorist activities which threaten the US, like:

Iran Focus

London, 8 Mar - If the US Congress votes to put the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on the list of Foreign Terror Organisations, then it will not necessarily lead to another US-led war in the Middle East, according to the president of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA).

Struan Stevenson, who was previously a member of the European Parliament for Scotland, wrote an op-ed for UPI, in which he laid out the case for designating the IRGC as a terrorist entity.

Iran Focus

London, 10 Mar - The Iranian opposition, the National council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), held a press conference in London on Tuesday regarding Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC).

The NCRI were able to reveal how the IRGC is able to mask its terrorist and smuggling activities. Their information and evidence came from the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran’s (PMOI/MEK) extensive network inside the country.

Iran Focus

London, 7 Mar - Iran has been creating proxy militias all over the middle east in order to facilitate its expansionist dreams for decades now but how have they been able to move so many troops with so little attention for so long?

Shahriar Kia, a political analyst and member of Iranian opposition group, People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), answered these questions on The Hill.


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