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IAEA DG Rafael Grossi said #Iran’s regime had failed to reduce concerns about violations of its nonproliferation safeguards agreement, will eventually cross the uranium enrichment threshold. #IAEA’s Board of Governors is to decide on decades of denial, deception & duplicity.
The IAEA report is perhaps the most damning since its Nov 2011 report, which highlights clear activities related to the Possible Military Dimensions (PMD) of Iran's nuclear program, i.e., uranium particles of anthropogenic origin at three undeclared locations in Iran. 2/
These 3 locations are, Turquzabad (2019), Varamin (2020) and ‘Marivan’ (2020). Despite "numerous opportunities, in different formats," IAEA report states, "Iran has not provided explanations that are technically credible in relation to the Agency’s findings at those locations."3/
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#BREAKING: Tomorrow,#IDF will launch exercise Agapinor-2022 during which #Israeli Special Forces and also transport, helicopter, fighter and drone squadrons of #IsraeliAirForce will simulate military operations against #IRGC Quds Force and its proxies in an unfamiliar environment
It is expected that #USAF also take-part in the exercise through deploying two KC-10A Extender tankers to refuel Israeli fighter jets alongside Israeli KC-707s.
Exercise Agapinor-2022 is the final phase of exercise Charriots of Fire. All of those airmen and airwomen who practiced combat operations in Israel will do what they did now in an unfoamiliar environment.
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"[@TerryGlavin:] While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Vancouver this week ⟪ PRETENDING IT WASN'T HIS JOB TO CALL OFF THE OBSCENITY⟫ of the federally subsidized Soccer Canada organization shelling out $400,000 so the Khomeinist +

#PS752 #cdnpoli
nationalpost.com/opinion/terry-…
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... torture state in Iran could run a profitable public-relations exercise in the form of a 'friendly game' in Vancouver next month," [emphasis added]

☞ GLAVIN nails it, squarely.

TRUDEAU is attempting to shift responsibility onto @CanadaSoccerEN +

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whilst also ⟨DUCKING BEHIND⟩ @CanBorder.

It's shameless, ... cowardly really. AND, it's classic TRUDEAU bobbing and weaving.

This isn't falling-between-the-cracks or bureaucratic incompetence of the 'right hand not knowing what the left is doing' variety. It's wilful +
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🧵THREAD🧵:Tomorrow @USEnvoyIran will testify before @SenateForeign. NUFDI has prepared ten questions on behalf of the Iranian-American community and shared them with Senate staffers.

Here are our ten questions for @Rob_Malley:
1. Why do you think Iranian-Americans and human rights activists were opposed to your appointment from the very beginning?
2. In your more than one year in office, why have you refused to meet with human rights advocates and pro-democracy members of the Iranian-American community?
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#BREAKING: Happened an hour ago! Tens of protesters are killed or wounded after #Basij paramilitary forces of #IRGC opened fire at them in #Hafshejan, a city in Shahrekord County, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province of #Iran.
This is how it was started two hours ago. A group of people in the city of #Hafshejan started protesting against #Iranian Islamic Regime over the increase of prices of goods. Then #Basij paramilitary forces riding their bikes attacked the protesters.
A few minutes later, the Special Forces of Police arrived and began suppressing protesters. You can see them on their pick-up trucks during their arrival at the city center. Protesters can be heard chanting "Death to Raisi" (president of the Iranian regime).
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#BREAKING: Just a few minutes ago in #Hama, #Syria, the #Israeli Air Force targeted an ammunition storage site in use by #IRGC Quds Force. SAM sites of #Syrian Arab Air Defense Force tried to prevent the airstrike by firing their surface-to-air missiles at the cruise missiles.
#BREAKING: In addition to an ammunition storage facility, #Israeli Air Force also tried to finish an incomplete job. They targeted a ballistic missile warhead production line in #Masyaf. Here is a #Syrian surface-to-air missile launched at one of #Israeli cruise missiles
#BREAKING: Unlike previous times, this time #Syrian Arab Air Defense Force was on high alert probably expecting #Israeli Air Force to carry-out such an airstrike. They fired lots of missiles at the Israeli cruise missiles. We have seen videos showing shot-down of some missiles.
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#BREAKING: For the second consecutive night, Iranians have come to streets of their cities to protest #Iran's regime over the rise of prices of goods. This video recorded in #Dorud shows security forces using tear gas to disperse the crowd of protesters.
In a small city called Junqan at Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, the peaceful protest turned into a riot after the security forces of #Iranian regime started brutally suppressing protesters.
#BREAKING: I just received this footage from someone in city of #Kermanshah. Anti-regime protests in this city in west of #Iran just started.
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This is #Iran's regime continuing its policy of taking dual citizens hostage and "using" them when necessary.

As long as the West continues its #appeasement vis-à-vis Tehran, innocent people will be abducted, jailed, tortured, and even executed.
"Jalali, a disaster medicine doctor and researcher, was arrested in 2016 on an academic visit to Iran and sentenced to death on charges of espionage for Israel's Mossad."
#Iran
#HumanRights
reuters.com/world/swedish-…
The #IRGC "have arrested dozens of dual nationals in recent years, mostly on espionage charges. Activists have accused #Iran of using them as bargaining chips... Iran has exchanged several jailed foreigners & dual nationals with Iranians detained abroad."
reuters.com/world/swedish-…
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THREAD

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IMPORTANT: New details of #Iran’s IRGC death squads in three countries

Diplomatic sources reported the arrest of a member of the IRGC Quds Force Unit 840 who was planning to organize three assassinations.

Unit 840 is also active in the U.S.

#IRGCisTerrorist
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-an Israeli diplomat in Istanbul consulate
-a senior American general in Germany
-a journalist in France

“…a member of Iran’s IRGC was arrested in an unnamed European country in connection with the planned attack.”
timesofisrael.com/mossad-foiled-…
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The Mossad—operating in #Iran—apprehended & interrogated an Iranian national who was leading an IRGC plot to kill an Israeli diplomat and an American general.

Iran's #IRGC Quds Force reportedly also planned to assassinate a journalist in France.
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Fars News Agency in a piece has written #Iran asked Iraqi parliament speaker Al-Halbousi to follow up the case of #Israel’s presence in #Iraq’s Kurdistan region, pressure KRG against normalizing ties with Tel Aviv, even ban & criminalize normalization with #Israel. 1 Image
According to Fars: #Iran had sent at least 24 warning messages to Iraqi foreign ministry against Israel’s presence on its soil. Iran reportedly not only warned Iraq but also Azerbaijan, Bahrain and the UAE that Iran’s red line is Israel’s presence around its borders. 2 Image
Fars’ analyst quotes commander of #IRGC’s Aerospace & Missile Unit, Amir-Ali Hajizadeh as saying: “Tehran knows the majority of servicemen stationed at Al-Harir Air Base (near Erbil/#Iraq Kurdistan) are Israelis. 3/END
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#BREAKING: #USArmy Delta Force just conducted an operation in #Iraq during which they captured several high ranking commanders of #IRGC Quds Force & #KataibHezbollah (#PMU) in Kanaan, Diyala District, North of #Iraq. Here are the vehicles of #IRGCQF & #PMU left behind.
The operation involved at-least four MH-60M Black Hawk & two MH-47G Chinook Special Operations Helicopters of #USArmy's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. The helicopters airlifted the Delta Special Forces who arrested commanders of #IRGC Quds Force & #KataibHezbollah.
#Update: According to #Iraqi security forces this happened five days ago (19/04/2022) and its details was published only today right after #US Army released #Iranian captives on request of #Iraqi government. Yaser Mohsen, one of #KataibHezbollah commanders is still under arrest.
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LONG THREAD

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Two arrested “fake Homeland Security agents” were able to compromise the US Secret Service

-Both had visas to #Iran

-Biden admin refuses to confirm they have links to Iran’s #IRGC & intel, despite plausible evidence

-They “went unnoticed” for at least two years
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Arian Taherzadeh, 40, and Haider Ali, 35, began their plot in Feb 2020.

Reminder: #Iran’s former #IRGC Quds Force chief Qassem Soleimani was killed in January 2020.

The two provided many lavish gifts, including rent-free $40,000/year apartments to U.S. Secret Service agents.
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The two lived for a “year-and-a-half living in a luxury apartment building allegedly posing as federal agents” and “hanging out with residents and cozying up to people working for government – including at least four Secret Service agents.”
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As the world focuses on Russia and Ukraine, the New Terror Wave against the U.S. is looming.

#IRGC and #MOIS with their #terrorist proxy groups[Global Terrorism Network] are planing , around the clock. #Iran's regime has been steadily expanding its global network of terror.
#Terrorism is indispensable to the Iranian regime’s foreign policy and diplomacy and for more than 43 years, this #mullah's regime is using this as the main tool against its opponents abroad, as well as against other countries for blackmailing.
#Iran #IRGCIsTerrorist
Iran’s regional strategy is sophisticated, intricate, and nimble.
Whereas #Iran’s primary method of operations in the region is to support #Terrorism.

analyzing Iran’s efforts as supporting terrorism, is necessary to understand the real face of #mullah's regime. @ODNIgov
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Iran via #Iraq deployed many dozens Warcraft( stuff to us in war like missiles launchers rocket+drone & jets to #DeirEzzor #Homs after the #Russians reduced it’s troops here & at same times dozens of loyal #Resistance from #عراق joins #IRGC here & #Russia wants to keep pressure
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Russia wants to keep it’s pressures on zionizt fake state to not be involved in Ukraine!!

That’s the best option to masterpiece minds #Putin!

Tsw #Russian out of #Homs #DeirEzzor & if isrhell airstrikes #IRGC than #Iran ll answer

Why Iran not wish to finish #Idlib? Continues
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Coz #Sultan_Erdogan ll be happy if #IRGC & #SAA #Hezbollah #AAH #Nujuba #Fatemiyoun getting to have clashes w #ypg #pkk servants of zionizt + #uk #usa but #Turkey not wish see it’s #al_qaeda /#hts #isis getting to be injured😂

Also Iran #Syria wants to face🇺🇸 in #Hadskah! CNTU
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1.🧵Reducing Pressure on Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Raises Risks for America

by Elliott Abrams Behnam Ben Taleblu
2. Deal or no deal with Iran, retaining and enforcing America’s most significant counterterrorism authority against the long arm of the world’s foremost state sponsor of terrorism remains in the national security interest of the United States.
3. The negotiations with Iran over a nuclear deal are stalled over one main issue: Tehran is insisting that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) be removed from the Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) list maintained by the U.S. State Department and that terrorism ...
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Questions about the #Negev_Summit:
1. As a supporter of #AbrahamAccords, I would have loved nothing better for the Negev Summit to have been a meaningful opportunity for a constructive & frank exchange of ideas building on the foundation between participants.
2. Alas, once again, it appears to be nothing more than another hastily organized photo op. I don't see clear follow-ups that would indicate a substantive basis of support to the points raised to the summit.
3. #Morocco's FM Bourita, for instance, once again went around claiming credit for #Israel's allegedly growing support on the Kingdom's sovereignty over Sahara. But where's #Israel's consulate in #Dakhla? And why is Govrin still a liaison and not a full Ambassador to #Morocco?
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#Thred

1) Removing Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (#IRGC) from the U.S "Foreign Terrorist Organisations" (FTO) blacklist at the conclusion of the #ViennaTalks would be a very positive step.
2) Designating the IRGC as a FTO was a blatant blunder by the Trump administration with potentially serious long-term ramifications for the international legal regime governing the laws of war.
3) This unprecedented designation was not legally sound even according to US domestic law; And the introduction of this precedent-setting practice into the international order risks "politicizing" - hence undermining - even further the already fragile IHL legal regime.
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#BREAKING: The Israeli government website(gov.il) has collapsed. Online government services don't work.

We don't know if this is related but a Twitter page affiliated with the #IRGC posts the following tweet: "The Zionist regime will never forget tonight". ImageImageImage
A source in the national cyber system following the collapse of many government websites: the issue is under treatment.
Reports in #Israel - problems also taking place in the retail companies websites.
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First photos I’ve seen of the damage caused by the missile attack on Mossad base in Erbil according to #Iran’s #IRGC
Daddy Day Care - the staged edition, photos are off, but right now I’ve still go no sat imagery to look at, blast damage is heavy, probably means it’s in the vicinity of the impact, but as to were, unclear.
Building has another one in the vicinity. There are a few on the compound but none that I can easily see with a fence in the middle? Curious what building this is. Also possible the fence has gone in since sat imagery on Google was taken which im using for reference.
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#BREAKING: Unable to attack #Israel in retaliation of the death of two #IRGC Quds Force officers in #Damascus on Monday, Islamic Revolutionary Guard of Corps of #Iran just carried-out a combined drone/ballistic missile strike at #US Army base in #Erbil Intl airport in #Iraq!
Total six Fateh-110 ballistic missiles launched from #Iran's #Kermanshah province hit the #USArmy base in #Erbil International Airport in North of #Iraq. Surveillance drones of #IRGC Aerospace Force flew over the base before missiles hit it.
It is unconfirmed but, the pro-#IRGC sources claim that a #USAF's E-11A Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) aircraft was one of the targets. It is not clear if it is destroyed or not. The moment ballistic missiles hit military section of #Erbil airport.
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Thread🧵:
As I predicted two days ago, the Russian invasion of #Ukraine would directly affect the course of the negotiations in #Vienna on #Iran's nuclear program, which was declared frozen today.
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To understand why, you can read the thread:👇
Signing the agreement would have meant a stab in the back for #Russia by opening the way for Iranian oil and gas to be pumped into the global market, which would turn the most dangerous Russian weapon against the West less severe.
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#Iran #USA #EU #UK #NATO
A rejection of the agreement would create to the West anger and disappointment with all the economic and security concessions made by #France, #Germany and the #US, which in one way or another caused tension in western relations with #SaudiArabia and the #UAE.
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#Iran: One doesn't usually cover state groups, but the #IRGC released video of winter training with snowmobiles, just like their friends in Hezbollah.

Interesting kit seen; includes S-5.56 ARs, Upgraded RPD, recent/uncommon Ashtar sniper rifle & snowmobile-mounted PKM-T80 MG.
Also worth a note here that they can be seen with both generations of Rayan Roshd RU03 red dot optics and assorted lights/lasers/etc, which are usually of Chinese/Iranian (rebranded) origin.

Quite curious stuff.
As per @Fath_ol_Mobin, I will note some of the other kit; HYTERA PD-782i for comms, locally modified of Chinese imported LBT-6049A plate carriers, etc.

Generally to be expected. Note no G3, as the more "Elite" forces use 5.56 platforms much more widely than others in #Iran.
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#Iran 🇮🇷: #IRGC "#Saberin Special Forces" relesed a video of their training during snowy terrains after the #Hezbollah's video.

The unit seems to be armed with Iranian Sayyad 5.56 rifles (M16 copies), PKM-T80 machine guns, Sa'aban-1 LMG (modified RPK) and "Ashtara" sniper rifle.
As usual, the unit seems to be using Iranian weapons mostly.
The video is very similar to the video released by the Radwan Unit in #Lebanon.
The link of the thread about the #Radwan Unit's video can be found below.

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POLITICO: Sen Chuck Grassley's ex-staffers wrote to DOJ regarding its letter of determination that Qatar-based Al Jazeera’s digital news outlet AJ+ is required to register as a foreign agent.
documentcloud.org/documents/2119…
DOJ left unanswered three follow-up letters regarding this issue. Despite the initial letter of determination, no action has been taken to enforce AJ+ requirement to be designated under FARA. So far, Al Jazeera manages to get away with not following the #Trump admin's findings.
It appears that the #Biden staffers have "pocket vetoed" the issue of AJ+, despite findings comparing it to Chinese, Russian, and other propaganda outlets that had been forced to comply with the respective recommendations. #Biden's comments to #Qatar's Emim Tamim show why.
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