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#Hamas - Suheib Yussuf, brother of Musab Yussuf, son of a Hamas senior leader / founder, tells how Hamas is used by #Iran to gather intelligence about Israelis & Israeli concerns that have no bearing on the Palestinian issue. Such as intel on Iranian Jews living in Israel. 1/6
He shares #Hamas knowledge of building tunnels & producing missiles w/ #Hezbollah. He says Hamas officials invest in real estate in #Turkey & obtain Turkish nationality w/ donations intended for the poor of #Gaza.
Suheib Yussuf has cut ties w/ Hamas 2 years ago & is hidden. 2/6 Image
In the full version of the interview; He explains that #Palestinians are not free to express their views, neither in #Gaza nor in #PA controlled territory, & mentions the recent murder of Nizar Banat while in PA custody. 3/6 Image
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THREAD

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Let’s talk about a new fake poll from the University of Maryland and Iran Poll claiming, as always, that #Iran’s people love/trust the regime and its officials, and fully back the mullahs’ policies of pursuing nuclear/ballistic missile programs.

Credit: @IranianForum
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—78% have favorable viewpoints of #Iran’s regime President Ebrahim Raisi, dubbed the “Butcher of Tehran.”

—76% are certain Raisi will live up to his promises.

—72% are very/somewhat satisfied of the Iran’s June 2021 elections outcome.
3)
The poll also claims the majority of Iranians back the regime’s nuclear/missile programs, support resistance in the face of America’s bullying in nuclear negotiations, and also support Hezbollah (terrorism).
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#Iran’s Armed Forces Chief visited the Heavy Industries Taxila, the Pakistan Air Weapons Complex and the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works during his visit to #Pakistan this week. Pakistan and Iran will hold joint naval exercises in early 2022 and will also
cooperate on shipbuilding, submarines and maintenance, aircraft and tanks. The Chief said, “military cooperation between the two armed forces is at a good level and currently Iranian pilots are being trained in Pakistan.”
Intelligence relations to also be upgraded.
He also visited the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex.
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Venezuelan envoy Alex Saab, a businessman wanted by U.S. authorities on money laundering charges on behalf of #Venezuela, has been extradited to the U.S.

He has valuable knowledge about #Iran's relationship with the Maduro/Chavez regimes.
reuters.com/world/americas…
2)
June 13, 2020
Saab, a Colombian businessman, is suspected of helping Maduro orchestrate a swap with #Iran as part of a broader assistance plan that has brought over oil, workers, and supplies in exchange for about 9 tons of gold, worth $500 million.
bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
3)
Aug 28, 2020
Detained Colombia businessman was negotiating with #Iran for #Venezuela

"As the Trump admin tightened sanctions, Saab has leveraged his int'l contacts to help Maduro barter his remaining resources to obtain aid from allies like Iran."
reuters.com/article/us-ven…
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Iranian #COVID19 epidemic: Salient features

Continued circulation of #SARS2 from late jan 2020 to Sep 2021 in iran despite >100% attack rates in 11 provinces. 1/ Image
As of Sep 21, only 48% (95% CI: 43-55%) of COVID deaths in Iran have been reported. Approx 0.4% of the population have died of COVID so far
Estimated #IFR increased by a factor of ~2 over the course of the epidemic (from wave 1 to 5).

Across different ages, the 3rd wave in Oct 2020 & the current wave with #Delta had the largest impact on younger age-groups. 3/
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Praying for Sir David Amess MP (@amessd_southend)

He has been a strong critic of #Iran's regime and passionate supporter of the Iranian people's struggle for freedom and democracy.
#UPDATE
Police on the scene arrested "a man" and recovered a knife. They're not looking for anyone else. The condition of MP Sir David Amess is unknown at this time.
express.co.uk/news/uk/150654…
#UPDATE
It is believed Mr Amess, 69, has been receiving treatment at the scene for his injuries, with a local Conservative Party source telling Sky News that an air ambulance is at the scene.

"We're not sure how serious it is but it's not looking good."
news.sky.com/story/conserva…
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HOT OFF THE PRESSES! My team @CNA_org just finished a pair of reports looking at the #psychology of #disinformation. We sought to answer two main Qs: 1) How does disinfo work on your brain? 2) What, if anything, can #DOD do about it? Summary findings in this THREAD. 1/n
@CNA_org The first report answers the first question: How does #disinformation work on your brain?

You can find the full version of the report here: cna.org/CNA_files/PDF/… 2/n
@CNA_org We identified four key psychological principles related to the absorption & spread of #disinformation: initial information processing; cognitive dissonance; the influence of groups, beliefs, & novelty; and the role of emotions & arousal. How do these work? 3/n
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A number of TV channels and websites close to #Iran published a statement attributed to the so-called "Syria's Allies Operations Room" confirming that the #IDF targeted two of their sites in the vicinity of the Syrian city of #Palmyra.1/6
#Syria #Israel #IRGC #USA #Russia
The statement indicated that the attack was carried out from over the Al-Tanf area and confirmed the deaths and injuries among the fighters of these militias. It also explicitly referred to an American role in this attack, and vowed to respond "very strong".2/6
This is not the first time that the so-called "Syria's Allies Operations Room" makes a statement. It has issued a number of previous statements, including the attacks of the #IDF on #Syria, and the battles of the city of #Aleppo against the Syrian rebels.3/6
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Oct 14—Beirut, #Lebanon
#Iran-backed Hezbollah-Amal protesters are demanding the removal of Judge Bitar, in charge of investigating the August 2020 Beirut port explosion.
Up to 6 dead & 60 injured reported so far.

(Two minute compilation of today's violence)
Periodic reminder that the people of #Lebanon are against #Iran's malign influence in their country, especially through terrorist groups such as Hezbollah and Amal. Image
Oct 14—Lebanon
#Iran-backed Hezbollah apparently dispatching reinforcements to #Beirut
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Oct 14—Beirut, #Lebanon
Sniper opens fire at a Hezbollah-Amal protest demanding the removal of Judge Bitar, in charge of investigating the August 2020 Beirut port explosion. Dead & wounded reported.

Me: Could be false flag by #Iran-backed Hezbollah.
#BREAKING
At least two explosions reported in Beirut following violence that erupted near a protest staged by #Iran-backed Hezbollah and Amal supporters, Reuters reports.
1 dead, 3 wounded reported from today's incidents.
#Lebanon
english.alarabiya.net/News/middle-ea…
#UPDATE
#Beirut—At least one rocket-propelled grenade explosion (RGP) reported.

Reports indicate 1 dead, 8 wounded

Earlier scenes of today's violence
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Huge blast heard in central #Beirut.
#Iran puts its proxies under tremendous pressure in #Iraq and #Lebanon to survive, as they face an uncertain future after losing the elections in Iraq and major people rejection in Beirut.
Why #Hezbollah wants to remove the #Beirut blast Judge. It's ironic to see such acts from #Iranian proxies which confirm their infiltration into the internal affairs of #Lebanon and wider region countries.
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Khadijeh Borhani, one of the hundreds of women members of the #PMOI whose six relatives were executed by #Iran's regime, is testifying today in a #Stockholm court against Hamid Noury, 4his involvement in the #1988Massacre.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW @USABehFarsi
iran-efshagari.com/%d8%b4%d9%87%d…
Today, Iranian Resistance member Ms. Khadijeh Borhani, from Ashraf 3, the Iranian #Resistance's headquarters (#PMOI) in Albania, testified online in a court in Stockholm, #Sweden against the leaders of the #Iran'ian regime & demanded their trial.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW @JavaidRehman
In the 10th week of Hamid Noury's trial for participation in the genocide during #1988Massacre, Ms. Khadijeh Borhani, a member of the Iranian Resistance, call for justice & the trial of the leaders of #Iran's regime for crimes against humanity.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW @mbachelet
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💠Press Conference: Live Stream
🔸Legal complaints in #Scotland & Britain against the #Iran|ian Regime’s President Ebrahim Raisi for Crimes of Universal Jurisdiction

🔸Date and time:
13 October 2021, 12:00 CEST

#ProsecuteRaisiNOW
twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
🔸𝗣𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲
🔸Legal complaints in #Scotland & Britain against the #Iran|ian Regime’s President Ebrahim Raisi for Crimes of Universal Jurisdiction
🔸Date and time:
13 October 2021, 12:00 CEST
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW
🔸Live Stream: 👉twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
The press conference of the office of the @iran_policy began with the speech of Hossein Abedini.
The conference is sponsored by Struan Stevenson & Taher Bomedra.
Call for the arrest and trial of #Iran'ian President Ebrahim Raisi.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
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Press Conference: Live Stream
Legal complaints in Scotland and Britain against the Iranian Regime’s President Ebrahim Raisi for Crimes of Universal Jurisdiction
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW #Iran
Date and time: 13 October 2021, 12:00 CEST
twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
Press Conference: Legal complaints in Scotland and Britain against the Iranian Regime’s President Ebrahim Raisi for Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW #Iran
13 October 2021, 12:00 CEST
twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
1) .@HoAbedini: Ebrahim Raisi has long been despised inside #Iran as the butcher of the #1988Massacre. There is growing international condemnation of Raisi and the squad of criminals and terrorists in his cabinet.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW
twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
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Based on the complications and the Turkish officials high tone statements, the main question will be what are #Turkey's options in responding to what happened in southern Mari'? 1/6
#Russia #USA #Syria #Biden #Erdogan #Putin #Iran Image
The first option, #Turkey may move towards exploiting what happened to carry out a media attack on the #YPG militia preparing for a military operation in another area less sensitive to #Russia (Ein al-Arab - Kobane city for example).2/6 Image
This operation more likely will be coordinated with #Moscow in order to push the Kurdish militias in eastern #Syria to get closer to the #Assad regime and #Russia, as they are able to protect them from #Turkey.3/6 Image
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#Turkey
A Turkish convoy near the city of Mari', north of #Syria, was attacked by two anti-armour missiles from the Tal Rifat area, which led to the destruction of two cars, the death of two Turkish policemen, and injuring a number of others.1/7
#Russia #USA #YPG #SDF #Erdogan ImageImage
The Turkish Interior Ministry confirmed that the Kurdish #YPG militia was behind this attack, as it controls the Tal Rifat area, while a number of Turkish officials confirmed that #Turkey will not remain silent this time.2/7
reuters.com/world/middle-e…
At the outset, some important points should be highlighted to understand what happened and can take place in light of this tension as the information that confirms #Ankara's intention to start a new military operation in #Syria.3/7
#USA #Russia #Turkey ImageImage
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Ms. Sophie Rohonyi supports the end of #StopExecutionsinIran.
On World Day for #NoDeathPenalty, Ms. Rohonyi spoke at a rally of the Iranian resistance in Brussels, supporting the people's demand for a #FreeIran.
Thankful
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW @BelgiumMFA
#Belgium🇧🇪
On World Day against Death Penalty, Ms. @SophieRohonyi, MP @defi_eu attend the rally of the Iranian resistance in Brussels, supporting the people's demand for #NoDeathPenalty in #Iran.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW
@eu_eeas @JosepBorrellF @EUCouncil
@SophieRohonyi @defi_eu @eu_eeas @JosepBorrellF @EUCouncil #Iran'ian Resistance Supporters Rally for World Day Against Death Penalty in #Belgium; Khamenei and Raisi Must Be Prosecute.
#NoDeathPenalty #ProsecuteRaisiNOW @USABehFarsi
iranfreedom.org/en/2021/10/11/…
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On October 10, World day of #NoDeathPenalty, freedom-loving Iranians in #Berlin supported the Iranian people's demand for the trial of criminal Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW ImageImage
The call for the arrest and trial of the criminal President of #Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, by all sections of the Iranian people is a national & patriotic demand.
Execution is a tool for the survival of a religious dictatorship that must end in Iran.
#NoDeathPenalty #ProsecuteRaisiNOW ImageImage
#Germany
#Women in #Iran are most exposed to repression, and the clerical regime has a record number of executions of women in the world.
On World Day of #NoDeathPenalty, support the demand of Iranian women for the trial of Ebrahim Raisi.
#ProsecuteRaisiNOW #NoImpunity4Mullahs ImageImage
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Interesting coincidence that #US @DeputySecState Wendy Sherman is in #Pakistan two days after her #Iran counterpart Deputy FM Ali Bagheri was here. DepSecState @wendyrsherman played a key role in the original #JCPOA negotiations. /1 ImageImage
#Iran Deputy FM visit in the same week is coincidental. @DeputySecState Wendy Sherman's visit is focused on #Afghanistan, and the "important and longstanding #US-#Pakistan relationship," in her words. Here's @StateDeptSpox statement on the meeting with NSA @YusufMoeed. /2 Image
DepSecState Sherman's visit comes at the intersection of several issues: topping the list is #Afghanistan, but also jitters in #India at the renewed #USPakistan engagement, and the regional security situation [#Gulf+South Asia+#China]. /3
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LIVE BROADCAST

New Details of #Iran Destabilizing Drone Program

Iranian opposition @NCRIUS press conference providing new details of Tehran's destabilizing drone (#UAV) program, including production sites, satellite imagery, graphs & other info.
twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
.@A_Jafarzadeh provides new details of #Iran's UAV program, including new information about sites involved in the regime's drones.

IRGC Aerospace Force is the main entity involved, with imports from China.
twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
Jafarzadeh:
The Ghods Air Industries is located near Tehran's Mehrabad Airport. Many other entities and large entities are involved in #Iran's UAV program located in different cities across the country, including Isfahan and Babol.
twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…
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🇮🇷#Iran - #Terrorism - Criminal Outsourcing - An unprecedented operation involving 15 international #intelligence agencies has exposed an #Iranian terror infrastructure that was planning a series of assassinations against #Israeli and #Western targets around the world. 1/22
It started in June, when #Colombia's Dirección Nacional de Inteligencia (#DNI) issued an imminent security alert after determining two Israeli businessmen were the targets of an #assassination attempt planned and financed by a high-ranking Iranian #Quds Force officer. 2
That officer, Rahmat Asadi, is regarded by Western intelligence organizations as a dangerous #terrorist.
The businessmen and their families had to quickly leave Bogotá under rigorous security measures. 3
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THREAD
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#Iran opposition coalition @NCRIUS Rep. Office will hold a press conference tomorrow to “unveil new details of Iran’s destabilizing drone program.”

New info: production sites, program’s complete cycle and other previously undisclosed details
@NCRIUS 2)
For those arguing that #Iran's regime should be provided sanctions relief, this is how any new money going into Iran will be used: developing new armed/suicide drones for terrorist proxies such as Hamas, Hezbollah, the Houthis in Yemen & Iraq militias.
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The $152 billion in credit/cash that Obama allowed #Iran to access funded terrorists & nuclear/ballistic missile programs.

Not a dime was spent on the people.

New money into Iran will fuel the regime's malign measures, incl. developing suicide drones.
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Tensions are flaring up between #Iran & #Azerbaijan? What’s behind it?

The core of the geopolitical dispute is over a stretch of Armenian land called Zangezur. It’s incredibly strategic for Iran & the region.

A thread on these brewing tensions:
2) Armenia’s Zangezur region disconnects Azerbaijan from Nakhchivan & Turkey.

Zangezur is also Iran’s only border with Armenia & is a route to Europe for Iran that is not dependent on Azerbaijan & Turkey.

Iran doesn’t want Zangezur to fall under Azerbaijani/Turkish control.
3) Last Friday, Iran’s Regular Army started a military maneuver near its borders with Azerbaijan & Armenia.

This happened after Azerbaijani forces arrested 2 Iranian truck drivers who were taking goods to Armenia via a highway that passes through Zangezur.
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The Truth - Israeli PM @naftalibennett in a brief & ambiguous statement: The #Mossad carried out a complex & extensive op last month aimed at finding information on the whereabouts of the missing pilot, Ron Arad. Earlier TelAviv accused #Iran of targeting Israelis in Cyprus. 1/4
🚨Acc. to exclusive intelligence recieved, @naftalibennett was referring to an op carried out by the Mossad in #Syria during which a unit affiliated with the Mossad kidnapped an #Iranian general & took him to an African country, interrogated & later released him. 2/4
It seems that the Iranians followed the op after it happened, & found out by whom & where it was handled? So, @naftalibennett was referring to this particular operation,. The narrative about Fakhrizadeh's revenge, is bogus & aims to distract public attention from the truth! 3/4
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