Friday, 24 March 2017
None of nature’s most vicious have an instinct for barbarism and cruelty like that of the Iranian Basij - Basij Mostazafan (mobilisation of the oppressed) – the foot soldiers of the Iranian regime. Acting out the role of morality police, they prowl the streets of Iran enforcing a code of conduct, mercilessly hunting down any women who disobey the rules on decency set down by the country’s leading clerics, attacking those who do in the most horrendous way. In response to women ...
Monday, 19 December 2016
Tehran’s police chief officer announced the arrest of 1,200 Internet users in the Iranian capital Tehran during a period of eight months
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Gholamhossein Gheibparvar as the new commander
Tuesday, 6 December 2016
The culture of martyrdom and death has been infused into Iranian society in various ways by the all-powerful clerical regime, since the early days of the revolution that overthrew Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. In the early days of the newly founded Republic, with Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, having decided to purge both the ranks of the Shah’s old military, and many of the various groups that had sided with him to bring the Shah down - but at this ...
Saturday, 19 November 2016
Tehran sticks to policy of exploiting Shiite religious occasions to inflame sectarian sentiments
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
At the port of Bandar Abbas on the Gulf, Iran’s navy showed off 500 vessels, as well as submarines and helicopters
Monday, 12 January 2015
Mehdi Noruzi, a member of Iran’s Basij militia nicknamed ‘Lion of Samarra’ by his fellow militiamen, was killed on Sunday