How Islamic Republic Turned A Religious Event Into Political Propaganda

By Reza Haqiqatnezhad Source: RadioFarda Since 2013, the Islamic Republic of Iran has been spending an unusual amount of time, money,

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As America Leaves Syria, Iran Isn’t as Happy as You Think

Tehran finds itself at cross-purposes with Damascus and Ankara as Baghdad slips away. By Ray Takyeh Source: Wall Street Journal

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What does Iran’s Soleimani think of Hezbollah’s Nasrallah?

In Soleimani’s narrative, Nasrallah is an insecure little man whose reckless decision to kidnap Israeli soldiers ignited a catastrophic war.

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Islamist totalitarianism, from Khomeini to Erdogan

By Zaman Feyli   Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent the Turkish army to Syria as “Operation Peace Spring”, while this is

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Iran’s ‘useful idiots’ turn on the West

By Peter Welby Source: Arab News There was a minor story in the British media last week about an organization

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The Real Cost of Turkey’s Kurdish Obsession

By Amir Taheri Source: Asharq Al Awsat A classical dictum cited by Clausewitz, the father of war studies as an

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44 Percent of the unemployed in Iran have a Bachelors degree and more

By The Free Iranian Staff According to Saeed Nemaki, Minister of Health and Medical Education, 44% of the country’s unemployed

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Iranian-American Businessman Coordinated With UAE Monarch to Target Iran Critics, Lawsuit Alleges

Lawsuit suggests Wall Street Journal journalist also caught up in smear operation By Adam Kredo Source: The Washington Free Beacon

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Khomeini’s big “nothing” is the Iranian people’s share from the Islamic revolution

By Zaman Feyli     Since the ominous inception of the Islamic regime in Iran, all of its rulers have

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