Iran

Strained relations evident in the meeting between Tillerson and Lavrov. Click to enlarge

Russia’s Lavrov berates Trump administration on Iran deal, Syria and North Korea

Lavrov says the Trump administration’s policies are no different from Obama’s. Both sought the “partition of Syria” to isolate Iran

Israeli Academic: Israel and US need to “assassinate regime officials and security personnel” in Iran

Israeli Academic: Israel and US need to “assassinate regime officials and security personnel” in Iran

As Jonas E. Alexis explains, the plan verges on the diabolical. Includes video

Brendon O'Connell - Syria, Russia & Iran are Not the "Good Guys"

Brendon O’Connell – Syria, Russia & Iran are Not the “Good Guys”

We reserve judgement on his conclusion but as Brendon O’Connell points out “Syria has not been saved”. It has been fragmented into three separate regions

How To Engineer A Crisis

The recent protests in Iran may not have been as spontaneous as the corporate media claim. James Corbett looks at the history of such protests

People take part in pro-government rallies, Iran, January 3, 2018. Tasnim News Agency. Click to enlarge

Ayatollah Khamenei: The West Behind Recent Unrest in Iran

The Ayatollah specifically cites the “Zionist regime”, the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Britain as being behind recent unrest

The Shocking Neocon Plan to Invade Iran, Paid for by Jewish Oligarchs

Another wonderful ‘strategy paper’ from the friendly folks who brought you Iraq, Libya, and Syria – this time via the Brookings Institute.

People take part in pro-government rallies, Iran, January 3, 2018. Tasnim News Agency. Click to enlarge

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says unrest fomented by foreign enemies defeated

The Iranian authorities cite the US, Britain, the Zionist regime (Israel) and Saudi Arabia and being behind the recent unrest

Iranian Air Defense System Passes Initial Tests: Commander

Iranian Air Defense System Passes Initial Tests: Commander

Iran’s premier air defence system, the locally developed Bavar-373 could be deployed in a matter of months

A photo of a burning rubbish bin and a man, far right, holding a glass or bottle in the air, which the New York Times captioned: "Unrest in the streets of Tehran on December 30, 2017". Click to enlarge

It’s not a revolution but Iran’s regime ‘is embarrassed’

The following NBC analysis reads like a damage limitation exercise on the part of U.S. officials, as they attempt to salvage the impression of open revolt in Iran

Why has the CIA’s man in Iran gone quiet?

Isn’t the man in charge of the CIA’s Iran operations taking a serious interest in the latest events in Iran? Surely he is. That’s his job, isn’t it? But why this silence?

Iranian Attorney General Montazeri. Click to enlarge

Iran’s Attorney General Names CIA Mastermind Of Iran Protests

On Thursday January 4, Iran’s Attorney General Montazeri specifically named the head of the CIA’s Iran Mission as the mastermind behind the current protests

The above photo appeared in the Jewish Press.com with the caption: "300,000 March for Democracy in Iran. However, the photo was actually of protest marches in Bahrain. Click to enlarge

False ‘Iranian Protest’ Videos Surface Online

One wonders how many of these videos were actually posted by Western intelligence assets in an effort to incite internal strife in Iran?

Iran – Few Protests – Some Riots – U.S. Prepares The Next Phase

Thousands protest in Israel against the corruption of Netanyahu. On New-Years-Eve more than 1,000 cars are torched in France. None of this is front page news but a few riots in Iran get elevated to a “revolution”

Something Stinks About the Iranian Protests; Iranians Suspicious Of Demonstration Roots

Despite legitimate grounds for complaint, many Iranians are suspicious about reported protests and question their authenticity

UK Intelligence Agency Actively Plotted Social Disruption in Iran

Researchers find websites and twitter accounts ostensibly run by “Iranian activists” had actually been set-up by a secretive British intelligence unit

Protests at Tehran University. Again the protesters seem to number no more than a few dozens individuals. Click to enlarge

Israeli Delegation Met U.S. Officials to Discuss ‘Iran Strategy,’ Syria

Just as previously occurred with anti-Assad demonstrations in Syria, did they discuss covertly organising the current protests in Tehran?

Demonstraters gather in support of Iranian Republic. Click to enlarge

Iran – Early U.S. Support For Rioters Hints At A Larger Plan

There’s a telling difference between the number of individuals who took part in “anti-government” protests and the crowds that turned out in support

US State Department Hints At Iran Overthrow

Are we now witnessing the early stages of an attempt at orchestrated regime change in Iran?

It's notable that those photos published in the Western media of the protests usually only feature individual protesters, like the above, or small groups not large crowds. Suggesting that the protests may not be as large as reported. Note also that protesters faces are conveniently covered, to prevent identification of participants. click to enlarge

Two Iran protest deaths ’caused by foreign agents’, local governor says

Are we about to see a replay of recent events in Iraq and Syria now play out in Iran? Is the corporate media preparing us mentally for regime change in Tehran?

Donald Trump steps up pressure on Iran as protests continue

Donald Trump steps up pressure on Iran as protests continue

U.S. politicians signal support for Iranian protests as demonstrations enter third day