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PUSHING IRAN TO TAKE STEPS AGAINST TERRORIST FINANCING

Katherine Bauer – The Wahington Institute Earlier this month, the Euromoney Iran Conference was held in Paris with the aim of bringing together “Iranian bankers and industrial leaders with their international counterparts to discuss and debate the key issues around Iran’s reintegration into the global economy.” Kicking off the event, …

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Iran’s Spymaster Claims Pro-Regime Agents Operating in D.C., London, Canada

Adam Kredo (FreeBacon) Iran maintains a network of spies and lobbyists who clandestinely push the Islamic regime’s agenda in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere, according to the head of Iran’s ministry of intelligence, who touted the pro-Iran network’s ability to spread its ideology to the West. Mahmoud Alavi, Iran’s intelligence minister, in …

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Destructive role of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Middle East

An extensive study on conduct of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) over the past three decades has established that the IRGC has been meddling in the affairs of all 14 Muslim countries in the region. These activities demonstrate different forms and degrees of intervention. The joint study by the …

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Trump Starts to Put the Squeeze on Iran’s International Terror Operations

MATTHEW RJ BRODSKY (The Dailybeast) After what appeared to be a costly misfire, the Trump administration appears ready to release a revised executive order on immigration after massaging the language through the traditional interagency process it skipped the first time around. It shouldn’t come as a shock that the order …

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Iran says holds eight foreigners planning attacks

ranian security forces have arrested eight hardline Sunni Islamists suspected of planning attacks to disrupt celebrations for Iran’s Islamic revolution in the past week, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Saturday. Alavi said the eight were “Takfiri” foreigners, some of whom were linked to a “Takfiri” leader who had been …

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White House weighs designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering a proposal that could lead to potentially designating Iran’s powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter. The officials said several U.S. government agencies have been consulted about such a proposal, which if …

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Donald Trump Should Isolate Iran Immediately

Jeb Bush and Dennis Ross (Time) Just days before Christmas, as U.S. policymakers were settling into the holidays, Iran staged massive war drills, with one of its top military leaders even boasting that the Persian Gulf was within “range” of its fighting forces. At nearly the same time, Qassem Soleimani, the Commander of the Qods Forces of …

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Iranian-Backed Terrorism in Bahrain

Matthew Levitt and Michael Knights (Washington Institute) On January 1, a prison break in Bahrain resulted in the escape of ten Shiite detainees, all convicted of serious militancy offenses. The well-planned operation, in which attackers carrying assault rifles killed a guard, is one of many indicators that Iranian-backed Shiite cells are …

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Iranian Kurd group accuses Tehran of bombing that killed six in Iraq

An Iranian Kurdish armed opposition group accused Iran on Wednesday of a bombing that killed five of its fighters and an Iraqi Kurdish policeman in northern Iraq. A twin explosion late on Tuesday hit the offices of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) in Koy Sanjaq, east of Erbil, …

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Iranians face terrorism charges after filming Israeli embassy in Kenya

Two Iranians and their Kenyan driver, who worked for the Iranian embassy in Nairobi, were charged on Thursday with collecting information for a terrorist act after filming the Israeli embassy, lawyers said. Sayed Nasrollah Ebrahimi, Abdolhosein Ghola Safafe and driver Moses Keyah Mmboga “were found taking video clips of the …

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