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Iran a threat to the Syria Ceasefire Effort

In an article on January 17 in The thinker, By Heshmat Alavi, he write that after nearly six years of war, and the takeover of Aleppo by the Russia-Iran-Assad axis, the world has reached a relatively reliable settlement in this war-ravaged country, although Iran continues to pose a threat to this shaky fledgling settlement.

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Iran Seeks Dangerous Foothold in Yemen

On January 16, Arab News published an article by Baria Alamuddin, award-winning journalist and broadcaster in the Middle East and the UK, writes that “Western leaders have displayed astonishing unwillingness to acknowledge the evidence of their own intelligence agencies and militaries concerning Iranian interference in Yemen and the region.”

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US Congress Introduces Bill to decide on addition of Iranian Revolutionary Guards to List of Terrorist Groups

On January 15, Morteza Nikoubazl wrote an article in Sputnik News saying that Michael McCaul, US Congressman, introduced a new bill directing the US State Department to determine whether the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) should be added to the list of terrorist groups. 

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Brigadier Iraj Masjadi, Iran’s New Envoy in Iraq

 

An Al Arabiya  article reports that the Saudi minister of state for the Gulf region Thamer Al-Sabhan criticized Iran's recent appointment of an envoy in Iraq, as well as its statement calling for the shut down the Saudi consulate in Iraq.

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GCC Countries Unite to Reject Iranian Interference

On January 15 The Bahrain News Agency reported that Information Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al Romaihi highlighted the GCC’s unwavering and unified stance in dealing with regional issues, which mainly included rejection of Iranian interference. 

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Iran: One Callous Murderer Replaced by Another in Iran's Leadership

Unconfirmed reports coming from Iran suggest that the late Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani’s position is due to be taken by Ebrahim Raisi. The position is the head of the Expediency Council – one of the most powerful bodies in Iran which settles disagreements between the Guardian Council and the parliament of Iran. 

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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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