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Iran’s role in the Syrian civil war

Hugh Naylor wrote an article for The Washington Post about Iran’s involvement in Syria. He highlighted that the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s troops are not the ones leading the battle in Aleppo – it is thousands of Shiite militiamen from Lebanon, Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan, loyal to Iran. Iran is probably Assad’s “most important ally”, he said.

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"Sponsoring Terrorism": 11 Arab States Accuse Iran in Letter to the U.N. General Assembly

 In an article in Iran Focus On November 15, “sponsoring terrorism" is what eleven Middle East and North African countries have accused Iran of, along with interfering in the affairs of Arab nations, and causing tension and instability in the region, according to an Associated Press report.

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Arab States urged to Expel Iran from Organization of Islamic Cooperation 

As reported on November 21, in the Saudi Gazette, The Council of Gulf International Relations (COGIR) has urged Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as well as Arab and Islamic states to expel Iran from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).  The President of COGIR and Chairman of its Arab Society for Press and Freedom of Information Dr. Tariq Al-Sheikhan made the announcement.

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Iranian Missiles Production Not Limited to Syria

In an article for Asharq al-Awsat, by Adil Alsalmi, he writes that two days after it was re-vealed by Iran’s Chief of Staff, that production of ballistic missiles over the past few years has shifted to Aleppo, the advisor to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Hussein Sheikh al-Islam, said that missile production is not limited to Syria. Ac-cording to Iran’s judiciary system news agency Mizan, he stated that Iran’s missiles are manufactured in several countries, to prevent what he called “the Israeli threat.”

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UNGA Third Committee Passes Resolution Condemning Iran's Intervention in Syria

On November 16, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) wrote about the resolution adopted by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly onTuesday, November 15, 2016, which speaks to, "the grave deterioration of the human rights situation" in Syria, strongly condemning the terrorist interventions including by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps in that country.”

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IRAN:  Killing Americans Considered Scoring Political Points.

By INU Staff 

INU - In his article for FrontPage Mag on November 9, Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, an Iranian-American political scientist, and president of the International American Council states that, “One of the few countries in the world in which you can score political points for killing and injuring Americans is the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is also one of the few places in the world in which you are fully allowed to brag about murdering Americans and you can list it as a significant accomplishment on your resume.”

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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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