3 articles tagged "Iran Opposition"
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Dubai Hotel
Senior Iranian's son murdered by same method as Hamas' Mabhouh
DEBKAfile Special Report November 13, 2011

Shortly after explosions rocked Iranian Revolutionary Guards bases near Tehran Saturday, Nov. 12,  Ahmed Rezaie, 31, was found dead in a Dubai Hotel. He was the son of the high-ranking Mohsen Rezaie, secretary of the powerful Expediency Council and former IRGC commander. The cause of his death strongly resembled the method by which Hamas' contact man with Tehran, Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, was slain on Jan. 19, 2010 in another Dubai hotel – injected with a muscle relaxant and smothered with a pillow.

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Hassan Khomeini
Iran's Reformists See Obama administration as Regime's Helpmeet
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 8, 2010

 

Tehran redoubled its crackdown on dissenters after Hillary Clinton removed the deadline hanging over the resumption of nuclear talks with Iran and limited the threat of sanctions. Opposition leaders accused the Obama administration of undermining their struggle, when harsh sanctions would have helped.

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Ashura rioters in Tehran
Iran reels toward popular counter-revolution
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 28, 2009

debkafile's Iranian sources reveal that Mir Hossein Mousavi's nephew, Ali Habib, was not shot dead during a Tehran demonstration Sunday, Dec. 27, as reported, but waylaid and gunned down as he left his home. Fresh riots followed the disappearance of the body Monday. The episode became even more ominous when Iran's security services chief Gen. Radan accused Mousavi of the murder to incite further violence. The opposition fears that the murder of Mousavi's nephew augurs physical liquidations of its leaders.
Monday, Dec. 28, the authorities prevented the young man's body from leaving the hospital for fear of a mass funeral that would get out of control.
The current upsurge of violence across Iran is the most dangerous yet because for the first time demonstrators are turning round to attack security forces, the Revolutionary Guardsmen and Basijj paramilitaries.
debkafile's Iranian sources report that to fend off the furious masses, whose numbers are swelling into tens of thousands and more, security forces are firing live bullets and tear gas in the crowds.
As for the US and the Europeans, they are seeing proof of the fallaciousness of their policy to refrain from applying undue foreign pressure on Tehran for fear of rallying the Iranian people around the regime.
 

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