Iran

Spotlight on Iran (Week of June 30-July 7, 2011)

The law, not the government, is the “red line”: strong reactions to president’s statement following arrests of his allies
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of June 23-30, 2011)

Internal political struggles within the conservative camp: arrests of Ahmadinejad’s allies continue
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of June 9-16, 2011)

Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence: U.S.-led exile government plot foiled
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of June 2-9, 2011)

Increasing efforts to secure Supreme Leader’s religious status amidst challenges to his leadership
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Following the Naksa Day events, there was strong internal Palestinian criticism of Ahmed Jibril’s organization (PFLP-GC), affiliated with the Syrian regime, and of other pro-Syrian organizations.

They were blamed for cynically sending young Palestinians to their deaths to serve the interests of the Syrian and other regimes (possibly Iran). PFLP-GC and PFLP-Habash operatives were attacked by relatives of the slain Palestinians during funerals held in Al-Yarmukh refugee camp near Damascus. The PFLP-GC headquarters were torched.
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An Iranian delegation participated in events held by the IHH in Istanbul on the anniversary of the Marmara flotilla, focused on fostering the myth of the “Marmara shaheeds”.

The Iranian delegation raised the flags of Iran and Hezbollah, and held meetings with IHH activists and radical Islamist elements affiliated with it.
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