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Expanded Regional Travel and Concerns Over Iran-Backed Militancy

On Friday, the Times of Oman reported that the Iranian embassy in that country had dramatically reduced the length of time for which would-be Omani travelers would have to wait for Iranian visas. Whereas travelers between the countries could previously expect to receive approval in about a day or two, the Iranian diplomats now expect that wait-time to be reduced to about an hour.

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Iran Regime the Greatest Impediment to Peace Since the Beginning of the Syrian Civil War

 Aleppo has almost fallen completely under government control. This leaves rebel fighters and dozens of thousands of innocent civilians stuck what is left of the ancient city. International intervention has not managed to prevent any of this from happening.

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Saving Lives in Syria Requires the Removal of Iranian Influence

 

In his article for Forbes, Sir David Amess, Conservative MP for Southend West in the House of Commons and co-chair of the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom writes about the crises in Syria.

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Iran Backed PMU Shiite Militia Endangers the Future of Iraq

In his January 11 article for FrontPage Mag, Heshmat Alavi, political activist and supporter for regime change in Iran, writes about the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), a conglomerate of Iran-backed Shiite militias in Iraq, known as, or more commonly by the Arabic label al-Hashd al-Shaabi. 

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US Involvement in Syria Talks Opposed by Iran

AFP reports that late Tuesday, January 18, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that his government opposed the United States joining Syrian peace talks to be held in Kazakhstan next week.

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Lebanese President Pledges Cooperation with Saudi Arabia

President Michel Aoun told Saudi television on Tuesday, after a tense year in relations between the two countries, that Lebanon seeks cooperation with Saudi Arabia.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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