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The Iranian government does not tolerate any dissent, especially from its own citizens. Opposition seems to be viewed as condemnation of government policies and often extends to their elections, where they’d like to show popular support at the polls, even if there is no such support for the regime.

 By INU Staff 
INU - Earlier this week, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant released a propaganda video targeting the Islamic Republic of Iran and using the Farsi language to call upon local Sunni militants to rise up against the similarly militant Shiite theocracy. Soon thereafter, Mohsen Rezaei, the secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council issued a reply with which he sought to return to threat and convey the message that Iran would hunt down the ISIL militants in response to any attack.


On Wednesday, while the Iranian people were celebrating the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, United States President Trump sent his greetings. 

During his meeting with the Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, on March 20, Donald Trump heavily criticised the Iranian Deal according to The Washington Post.

The Iraqi delegation was welcomed into the White House at approximately 4 pm EST; where Abadi posed for official photos in the White House driveway and the Oval Office before the bilateral meeting started.

The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) is, at best, a lobby for the Iranian Regime in the USA and, at worst, an unregistered foreign entity working on behalf of the Iranian Regime, according to a former Pentagon official.

Michael Rubin, a  resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), wrote an op-ed for Commentary Magazine in which he outlined the dangers of allowing the NIAC to influence American policy towards Iran.


Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the man who the morality police serve, attacked Iranian President Rouhani when he criticized the morality police.


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