The Mostazafan Foundation of Islamic Revolution, Bonyad-e Mostazafan Va Janbazan (MFJ), or simply Bonyad [Foundation in Persian], is the second-largest commercial enterprise in Iran behind the state-owned National Iranian Oil Company and is the biggest holding company in the Middle East. Khamenei’s office directly runs it.
Recently Ali Khamenei, the Iranian regime’s supreme leader, warned his faction about recent infighting and their threats against Hassan Rouhani, the regime’s president. What do Khamenei’s warnings, as the regime’s highest authority, mean?
Members of the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) affiliated to the supreme leader Ali Khamenei, frequently call for President Hassan Rouhani‘s impeachment. However, they are unable to answer the demands of their constituencies. It seems that when they are exposed to the anger and hatred of the Iranian people, they have no choice but to address the rival and attack each other. They pursue to change the direction of the compass needle against each other.
While the Iranian leadership continues its long-standing pattern of hostile declarations regarding the U.S. and Israel, Faezeh Hashemi Rafsanjani, daughter of senior regime official Hashemi Rafsanjan, who died under unclear circumstances in January 2017, called on the regime to change its policy vis-à-vis Israel. She said that it should prioritize the national interest over stubborn adherence to an ideology that in any case is not being uniformly implemented with the rest of the world’s countries.
What the Iranian regime is facing in the days leading up to the anniversary of November 15, 2019, the nationwide uprising is the fear of aftershocks, while the fingerprints of this blow are still firmly visible on the face of Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei and his regime.
The Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order (EIKO), otherwise known as the Executive Headquarters of Imam’s Directive, or simply Setad [headquarters in Persian], was launched on April 26, 1989, based on a two-paragraph order issued by Iran’s first Supreme Leader Ruhollah Khomeini.
Two additional names who signed the second statement of Iranian women calling for Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to step down have been summoned to the “Revolutionary Court” to serve their sentences.
After weeks of absence from the public scene, the Iranian regime’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, appeared in public on Tuesday and warned officials of the mullahs’ dangling “security,” describing it as “vital.”
This article is the first part of the Iranian supreme leader “Ali Khamenei’s Economic Empire,” a series of posts that explore the real scope of national resources seized by Khamenei-affiliated company when the country is in severe need to counter natural and manmade crises like the novel coronavirus.
With the increase of the public degradation of “thugs” on the streets of Iran, a top military intelligence official implied that the regime’s Supreme Leader was behind the new crackdown measures. The Deputy of Intelligence and Security of Iran’s Armed Forces said the regime had initiated an organized plan confirmed by the country’s Security Council to “fight thugs and hooligans”. Majid Mirahmadi said the new initiative was carried out upon the “demands” of Ali Khamenei.
In Iran, each and every day the media, senior officials, and government-linked figures write or talk about systematic corruption that has infested the Iranian economy like termites, according to Vice-President Ishaq Jahangiri. Of course, Jahangiri brandishes corruption as a dilemma that the government is confronting.