On September 12, Iranian authorities summoned the late Mostafa Salehi’s family to the Najafabad Court and threatened his widow and orphans with the seizure of their garden and home. They announced that these properties would be confiscated if they do not pay 5 billion rials (about US $21,700) as soon as possible.
Former Iranian national soccer team manager and player Mohammad Mayeli-Kohan was interviewed on the Big Campaign, an Iranian online TV show hosted by Karim Bagheri, who also used to be a member of the Iranian national soccer team. Mayeli-Kohan said that Iran cannot live by itself and that as a member of the United Nations, it must respect the other members states and cannot call for the destruction of a “certain country.”
A veteran Iranian soccer coach has lambasted the Islamic Republic establishment for refusing to recognize Israel and threatening to destroy the Jewish state. His comment has angered the Baseej (mobilization forces), and other hardliners known as the “people of [Islamic] values.”
A professor at Iran’s Tehran University said in a recent TV interview that people should burn more U.S. flags, as this would help establish solidarity with U.S. protesters.
The rise of Islamism as a postmodern ideology is inextricably tied to a congenital, and fundamentally antisemitic, negation of the Jewish State. Israel’s survival depends on the defeat of Islamism and the development of liberal democracy in the Middle East.
Germany’s Foreign Ministry reversed its position that previously labelled the Iranian regime’s calls to exterminate the Jewish state as only “anti-Israel rhetoric,” telling The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday that Tehran’s language is antisemitic.
The American maximum sanctions pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic of Iran may lead to the closure of a number of foreign Iranian news outlets involved in spreading antisemitism and the use of torture against a former Newsweek journalist.
The State Minister of the Interior for the city-state of Berlin Andreas Geisel on Thursday said he will initiate a legal process to ban the annual Iranian regime-sponsored al-Quds rally in Berlin that calls for the destruction of Israel.
A bill passed last week on “confronting the hostile acts of the Zionist regime against peace and security” prevents any cooperation with Israel. That means the purchase and use of Israeli technology such as computer hardware and software, the Iranian Fars News Agency reported.
Iran’s mullahs are relentlessly glorifying the former commander of Quds Force, Qasem Soleimani, who was killed in an American air raid in January 2020 as his motorcade got out of Baghdad International Airport.
Although Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei reject claims that their views are antisemitic, they have increasingly been highlighting their Yemenite Houthi allies of the Ansar Allah movement, whose slogan is “curse the Jews.”