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Exclusive Report: 48th US Vice President @Mike_Pence Meets NCRI’s @Maryam_Rajavi, Visits Ashraf 3 in #Albania
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"Fmr. Vice @Mike_Pence: "I traveled more than 5,000 miles from #Indiana to be here today because we share a common cause: the liberation of the #Iranian people from decades of tyranny & the rebirth of a free, peaceful, prosperous & democratic #Iran." 1/15
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"I can say with certainty that the #American people support your goal of establishing a secular, #democratic, nonnuclear #Iranian republic that derives its powers from the consent of the governed." 2/15
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Since my earlier tweet on #IranProtests, I have been asked what the #Biden administration should do that would be constructive and supportive of the protestors, who may have been triggered by food prices but whose anger is much deeper and more profound. Here are 3 ideas: 1/5
1) @WhiteHouse should announce that, in accordance with longstanding policy, US pursuit of a new nuclear deal in no way constricts our right and duty to speak out in support of #Iranians exercising the universal right of free speech and assembly. 2/5
2) @POTUS should task #NSC to coordinate all-of-government support to help Iranians access the internet, circumventing #Iran’s draconian restrictions. This should include outreach to tech companies to assist/support online access for people of #Iran. 3/5
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Anti-regime protests start in Quchan, Razavi Khorasan province, #Iran.
Anti-regime protests start in Sureshjan, Chaharmahal Bakhtiari province, #Iran.
زبون به این کلفتی
کو آب برق مفتی
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1/61

After the 1979 Revolution & while in exile in Panama, the Shah of #Iran spoke with David Frost on January 17, 1980

Unknown then was that this would be the Shah’s final interview

He passed 6 months later

For the first time, I have clipped & captioned it all below

THREAD:
2/61

Shah #Iran:

“When I committed…the mistake of changing the Amouzegar government & precipitate the liberalization program, I wanted to create…a coalition to form a national government representing all shades especially the opposition…I tried very hard…but [to no avail]”
3/61

DF: [Did Sharif-Emami initially do the right things or not?]

Shah #Iran:

“[Yes&no]

It was surrendering on all fronts to everyone: opening…jails&giving freedom to all [while declaring] martial law

It was a mockery. We had officially…martial law but…not [in] practice”
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#Abizaid warned that #CounterTerrorism officials are concerned about efforts by #Iran & by its proxy, to lash out at the U.S.

she warned that Iranian leaders remain "intent on retaliating in the US for the Jan. 2020 killing of former IRGC Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani.”
Abizaid testify before a Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to discuss security threats, Sept. 21, 2021, Capitol Hill.
@ODNIgov @ODNI_NIC @mvhaydencenter

Abizaid further warned in written testimony of #Tehran’s ongoing efforts to “build operation
capacity against U.S.-based organizations and people.”
"The threat from #Iran also faces us overseas, particularly in #Iraq, whet Iraqi Shia militant groups pose the most immediate threat to US interests" per #NCTC's Abizaid

@CIA @DefenseIntel @FBI @inteldotgov @WHNSC
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1/24

Western media spent years leading up to the 1979 Revolution demonizing #Iran’s Shah, while giving soft interviews to his enemies, providing platforms to spew anti-Shah propaganda
 
In late 1978, one such interview occurred with Khomeini from his French headquarters

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2/24
 
** Note reporter’s biased language & subliminal messaging, subtly glorifying Khomeini, creating a heroic ‘David VS Goliath’ narrative:
 
• “Center of resistance to the Shah of #Iran” [UNDERDOG]

• “Symbolizes the religious opposition... & guides the movement” [A PROPHET]
3/24

• “Living modestly... subsisting on a Spartan diet of prayer & little food” [AESCETIC/DISCIPLINED]

• “Receiving scores of #Iranians” [POPULAR]

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*INTERESTING TO NOTE:

“The French police are providing [Khomeini] heavy round-the-clock security”
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1/Only criminal mind can revive the memory of a tragedy for a GREAT NATION who profoundly traumatized by the invasion of West #Terrorists.
It’s expected @mfa_russia to appropriately punish the ignorant @RusEmbIran not to dance to West agents’ tune/cia mi6& learn moral principles ImageImageImageImage
2/History is full of #HumanRights violation by PSYCHOTIC barbaric leaders
Psychological tests& #Psychotherapy must be considered as an essential& mandatory rule for leadership, otherwise they must know the consequences of going through the..
#India #Bengal
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3/prehistoric obsolete policy would be FATAL!
Even MENTAL RETARD persons are fully aware of the geopolitical changes in the region! #IRAN
The #MiddleEast irresponsible leaders/West-puppets, are the source of their Nations’ misery.
#Afghanistan
@EUCouncil
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The @nytimes misses what’s really happening in #Iran. #Iranians have been calling for the overthrow of the Islamic Republic, not dismissal of “local officials.” Also water shortages have been caused by the regime’s corruption more than any other issue.
The regime’s excessive dam building is a major problem. So is diverting water from Khuzestan to other locals in order to profit corrupt regime officials.
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The popular rebellion in southwestern #Iran is concentrated in Khuzestan & Lorestan. But it’s not an “Arab” issue. This is a lie spread by the separatists, their foreign backers, and their DC lobbyists...
Khuzestan is inhabited by Arab speakers, Persian speakers, Lurs, Bakhtiaris, and other smaller minority groups. They are all water deprived & repressed by the Islamic Republic.
Does the regime treat Arab Iranians terribly? Yes. Are there some separatist sentiments? Yes. But I have not seen any evidence that the rebellion is motivated by separatism. In fact the different ethnic groups have been calling for unity to overthrow the regime.
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Was just in a Clubhouse room called “Does NIAC represent the Islamic Republic in America?” Not sure if it’s really worth debating at this point lol
But many people from #Iran were listening & I’m glad they were able to obtain important info from the speakers (I just listened)
As the Islamic Republic teeters, more and more #Iranians will want to know how this regime has stayed in power. We’ll find out a lot more once the regime is gone. For now we must all stay vigilant as this regime and its supporters still stand tall.
And let’s not forget that Zarif created a very effective network of supporters across the world: businessmen, journalists, “human rights activists”, you name it. A few years ago I would have never imagined that the #IranLobby would become so influential in DC
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Wow major anti regime unrest in Ahvaz, #Iran.
I hope American officials like @ABlinken and @jakejsullivan are aware how explosive #Iran is right now and how sick #Iranians are of the Islamic Republic.
These anti regime demonstrations took place earlier today in Soosangerd.
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🇸🇾#Syria—Military reinforcements from the #Iranian militias have reached various areas in the northern Syrian province of #Aleppo in past days. The
reinforcement included heavy weapons, missile launchers, mortars, a large number of weapons i.e. Kalashnikovs & sniper rifles. 1/7
An #Iranian plane had landed at Damascus Intl Airport with hundreds of operatives, most of them Afghan and Pakistani citizens, experts in rocket and rocket launchers, and they were later transferred To the city of #Aleppo. 2/7
The weapons & the fighters had been transferred to the militia HQ in Bab al-Nirb, in the center of #Aleppo, where Hajj "Jawad al-Gafari" is located. Al-Gafari reinforced the HQ with weapons & fighters, & sent other forces to the town of al-Wadihi الوضيحي, south of Aleppo. 3/7
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It's #Nowruz --- the Persian New Year!

What a wonderful time to talk about Africa in Iran: Momma Africa's babies are in Iran: The Afro-Persians

'We are Iranians'.

Rediscovering the history of African slavery in Iran 🇮🇷 .

#PersianNewYear
Ali ibn al- Hassan Shirazi, the Black Persian Ethiopian prince who founded the Kilwa Sultanate in East Africa.

Ali ibn al-Hassan Shirazi was one of seven sons of the Emir Al-Hassan of Shiraz, Persia, his mother an Abyssinian (Ethiopian) slave.

"Upon his father's death, Ali was driven out of his inheritance by his warring brothers. Setting sail out of Hormuz, Ali ibn al-Hassan, his household and a small group of followers first made their way to Mogadishu, a commercial port on the East African coast.:
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The secret #war on oil smuggling to fund Hezbollah
Part 2 - (11 Tweets)
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And back to the oil tankers - if indeed #Israel hit these tankers, then it is likely that the marine force & the special units, above and below the surface of the water, worked overtime. 1/11
But no #Iranian ship sank or caught fire among the damaged ships, acc to @WSJ. The Iranians said nothing, nor did they admit that their ship had been hit. Neither Israel nor the Americans until yesterday.
"No one saw, no one heard, were there people of silence here". 2/11
🇮🇱Israel has quite a few, varied and creative ways to harm the smuggling of #Iranian oil into #Syria without causing noise & commotion. It can also be assumed that the cut-off of funding for Hezbollah's #terrorism, & especially for Hezbollah's #missile accuracy and... 3/11
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The secret war on oil smuggling to fund Hezbollah
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The #smuggling axis and the money laundering- hundreds of millions of dollars that pass through 🇸🇾Syria to the #terrorist organization (#Hezbollah) in 🇱🇧Lebanon. This is how the "oil war" is conducted.
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#Iran's oil smuggling into Syria is not a new issue. They have been in place for several years, even before the #Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iran and on Syria.
The question facing Western intelligence was how #Syria pays Iran for the oil it receives. 2/25
As of May2018, when the #Iranians were barred from transferring funds in the international financial system, they had trouble getting the proceeds or payments for the oil they smuggled to China, North Korea, Syria & other countries like Turkey where oil was smuggled inland. 3/25
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Yahya Sinwar, the leader of #Hamas in the Gaza Strip, won another term after defeating the movement's senior official Nizar Awadallah • #Sinwar victory is #Iran's victory in the influence of the movement's leadership against the Muslim Brotherhood axis led by Qatar and Turkey.
Yahya Sinwar's victory is the #Iranians’ victory. He also serves as the leader of the military wing, in addition to his political role as the leader of Hamas in the #Gaza Strip. Sinwar has discovered a pragmatic approach in the last four years.
He maintained good relations w/ #Egyptian intelligence and Muhammad Dahlan & supported the Egyptian-mediated truce understandings w/ #Israel, he also maintained #Qatar's monthly financial assistance to the Gaza Strip & continued the process of strengthening the military arm:
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#Hezbollah is examining live accurate ballistic #missile fire in real conditions in northern #Syria. Israel is taking care to destroy precision kits even as they make their way from #Iran to Lebanon and pass through the lands of Iraq and Syria. 1/12
🇮🇱Israel is deeply concerned about Iran's and #Hezbollah's precision project, in which #Iran is helping the Lebanese #terrorist organization convert hundreds and thousands of missiles, at various ranges, into ones that will be accurate and not statistically accurate. 2/12
#Israel frequently attacks conversion plants for these missiles on #Syrian soil, especially in the Matziaf area in the north of the country. 3/12
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Shipments of #missiles and special equipment continue to flow to Hezbollah. At sea and on land, #Iran is doing everything it can to further strengthen #Hezbollah, the #Houthis and the Iranian militias in Syria.
The #Iranians manage to regularly deliver to its consumers, such a special shipment that includes anti-aircraft missiles and equipment designed for the missile upgrade project held by Hezbollah last month at Rafiq al-Hariri Airport in Beirut.
For years, foreign intelligence systems have exposed the transfer of Hezbollah weapons and fighters to and from #Lebanon aboard Iranian civilian planes.
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How the 🇮🇱Israeli defense deals with the threat of #Hezbollah's precision missiles.
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#Iranians in #Syria: Three key issues were at stake: the establishment of the Iranians and their emissaries on Syrian soil, the indoctrination of the Syrian people through Shiite clerics who had been flown from Iran, and the takeover of the Syrian arms industry. 1
#Syria has a well-developed arms industry, the result of #Russian knowledge and years of local development in favor of the Syrian army arming itself in preparation for a future war against Israel. 2
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1/The goal of the 2nd FAILED Politically-motivated Witch_Hunt was to put an end to politicians’ assertion concerning #Election_FRAUD& consequently, implement it for upcoming elections, no matter who are candidates.
In fact, the totalitarian control which is...
2/essential for FRAUD/CRIME/CORRUPTION, had been already put into effect by CORRUPT agents/cia fbi..& the era of Eliminationists started!
#Iranians experienced the same criminal process by Khomeini’s loyalists following oppressive monarchy.
@IvankaTrump
3/Everybody’s under watch, potential/active #Leaders &military commanders got Eliminated, along with unreliable rich people who lost their wealth in periodical deliberate government-based #Economic_Crisis or Confiscation by court!
Once a while, the regime insidiously stirred up a
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The presence of the #terrorist & intelligence arm of #QudsForce on Turkish soil. How #Turkey enables Iranians to operate as a central base country, for the logistical & operational operation of QF & #Iranian intelligence vis-à-vis target countries in Europe & the Middle East.
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Iranian intelligence sees it as #Iran's "operational backyard" vis-à-vis the Middle East and Europe, as #Turkey has a number of clear advantages, including:
- proximity to Iran and relatively easy mobility of operatinal it and through it (air and land)
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- Iranian citizens do not need a visa to enter the country
- This geographical location central and attractive holding secret meetings with #terrorist organizations throughout the world (Middle East, Europe, South East Asia)
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1)The ongoing trial of #Iran's diplomat-terrorist, Assadollah #Assadi, the mastermind of the failed bomb plot meant to kill many dignitaries & #Iranians during 2018 #FreeIran rally, has raised concerns among the MEPs in @Europarl_EN. Will justice finally be done? Read the Q&A⬇️ Image
2)MEP.@giannagancia's 1st question to @JosepBorrellF: 1)Does the HR/VP agree that such conduct is powerful evidence for a need for a firmer policy against the Iranian regime’s threatening activities in Europe?
#NoImpunity4Mullahs
3) MEP.@giannagancia: "2) What recommendations has the HR/VP made to the Government of #Iran regarding the reported threats from its arrested diplomat Assadolah #Assadi to influence the outcome of his trial on #terrorism charges?"
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1)3rd Thread on #Iran-#Iraq war.
In the last 2 threads,we discussed who was responsible for the devastating war&the consequences of the war for Iran. Here are the links if you missed them.


On this thread, let's discuss #MEK's role
2)As the #Iran-#Iraq War erupted,#MEK publicly condemned the occupation of Iranian territory &Independent of forces organized by the regime, MEK members and supporters rushed to the southern &western fronts to fight against the invaders.
3)A large number of #MEK members &supporters were killed or taken prisoner by #Iraqi troops. The MEK was also locked in a political struggle against the mullahs as it called for a democratic outcome of the revolution while the mullahs sought to instill a theocratic dictatorship.
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#BREAKING: #US will announce sanctions on several Iranian entities and officials on Thursday: #Iran envoy arab.news/vbvb2
#BREAKING: Elliott Abrams says the targets of US sanctions will involve the judge who sentenced #Iranian wrestler #NavidAfkari to death arab.news/vbvb2
#BREAKING: US special envoy for #Iran: US thinks Iran will come to the negotiating table once Nov. 3 election is over arab.news/vbvb2
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