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INU - News sources in Iran have reported the detention of some group members affiliated with the Iranian Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei during recent weeks, on charges of espionage for the Israeli agency, Mossad.

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INU - The Iranian regime is going through some difficult times in recent months. The depth of the crisis is huge and even the conflict between President Hassan Rouhani and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) cannot be hidden. The reformists (or moderates) and the conservative in Iran have been struggling with each other for three decades.

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INU - The Attorney-General of Iran threatens to prosecute the former President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad following his remarks about the detention of his first Deputy, Hamid Baghaei.

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INU - On Wednesday, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, criticized President Hassan Rouhani for accepting the terms of the UNESCO 2030 Agenda agreement. He declared, “The fact that some people say this agreement is not binding is naïve. All aspects of this agreement are binding and if due action is not taken they will take action against us.” He added, “This is a very important issue, for some people to sit in the United Nations and establish an intellectual, cultural, scientific and practical system for all nations, to have the entire world think as they wish.”

 As tensions in Tehran intensify before the upcoming presidential election on May 19, President Hassan Rouhani has been criticized by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for comments he made on Sunday, saying his policy of detente with the West had reduced the threat of Iran becoming involved in a war.  

Iran’s lobbyists contend that there is a battle between moderate elements and hardline conservatives being waged in the Iranian regime. However, in reality, The Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, has the final say, and whoever is President is subject to his commands.


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