Protests in Iran’s Khuzestan province are about far more than water shortages

With the world’s eyes on Kabul over the weekend, the Butcher of Tehran paid a visit to Iran’s Khuzestan province. Iran’s newly inaugurated president, Ebrahim Raisi, struck a conciliatory tone in the province mired in anti-government protests earlier this summer: “Khuzestan province has very good people, and they have done their best to defend the country at different times, and we owe them a great deal.”

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Iran’s bet on autonomous weapons

Attempting to pass off a child’s astronaut costume as an innovation of Iran’s space agency was bizarre but familiar. Shared online by Minister of Information and Communications Technology Azari Jahromi in February 2020, the fit-for-Halloween suit exemplified the Iranian government’s penchant for fabricating technical achievements, whether through farcical stealth fighter jets, fake space monkeys, or oil drum surface-to-air missiles.

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Iran incoming Foreign Minister reiterates support for regional terror groups

Presenting his plans as foreign minister at a parliament session to review proposed cabinet members Sunday, President Ebrahim Raisi’s candidate for the post, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, told lawmakers that the government will strive to strengthen Iran’s allies in the region.

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Iran selecting high-profile terrorist to be its interior minister

The Iranian regime has shocked the world by choosing to appoint an internationally wanted person as Iran’s new interior minister.

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