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Blaming Iran for Attack on Gulf Tankers

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A western intelligence report showing Qatar knew of Iranian plans to attack four ships off the coast of the UAE could have “devastating” legal implications for Doha, an international relations expert said. GhanemNuseibeh, the founder of the London consultancy Cornerstone Global Associates, also told The National the intelligence report, which …

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Iran’s top leader warns ‘thugs’ as protests reach 100 cities

Ali Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests, calling those who attacked public property during demonstrations “thugs” and signaling that a potential crackdown loomed. The government shut down internet access across the nation of 80 million people …

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Iran Releases Long Term Prisoners To Save Face

Ali Khamenei

In a surprising move, the supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has granted pardon to almost 3500 prisoners on which 32 were being held on “security” charges. These were essentially university students and journalists. Those convicted of armed opposition against Iran were not granted a pardon.  The announcement came following the Islamic holiday …

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Civilians Second Sistani Sentiment, Want Iran Out Of Iraq

Karbala

The anti-government sentiment in Karbala, Iraq has been heightened with an anti-Iran shout. The civilian population has reportedly attacked the Iranian consulate in Iraq, as a mark of retaliation and protest against Tehran’s involvement in Iraqi politics, in an attempt to favour the present government. Slogans speaking against the Iranian …

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Yemen’s Information Minister Muammar Al-Iryani pounded Iran as Tehran conceded backing Houthis

Yemen

On Wednesday, Yemen’s Information Minister Muammar Al-Iryani pounded Iran for backing the Houthis after Tehran conceded it supports the militia. The Yemeni authority approached the global community to compel the Iranian regime to end all types of help it gives to the Houthi militia and also utilize it as an …

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Russia extends support to Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, countries attacked by Israel

Bashar Assad

Russia has extended support to Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, countries believed to have been attacked by Israel under cross-border agitation against Iran and its regional accomplices. Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, Russia’s special presidential delegate for the Middle East and Africa reached out to Iraq’s national security adviser Faleh al-Fayed …

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Iran Sells Crude in Adrian Darya-1 to Syria

Iran

The Iranian supertanker, Adrian- Darya-I, is now moving towards Syria and stands blacklisted by the United States, an official statement from the Pentagon has confirmed. America says it has confirmed reports to conclude that the oil-laden tanker which soon needs to be offloaded is moving to Syria. According to Washington, …

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