Summoned by some members of the executive to speak about Trump’s decision on Jerusalem, the Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said that “Israel will never see peace, and its people will have no choice, but to leave the land”. Hatami also added that Trump’s decision will hasten the destruction of Israel, and will push forward the unity of the Muslim world”.
In what appeared a dangerous move which could spark new tension, the Arab media have published a video of the Iraqi shia commander Sheikh Amin Qais al-Khazali in southern Lebanon, very close to the Israeli border (ten kilometers from the Golan Heights). Sheikh Amin Qais al-Khazali is the commander of the Iraq shia militia Asaib Ahl al-Haq, financed and equipped by the Iranian Quds Force and part of the Popular Mobilization Forces. In the video, it is possible to see al-Khazali with a commander of Hezbollah and, speaking to the phone, saying that he is “full readiness to stand together with the Lebanese people and the Palestinian cause”. The Lebanese Government was not informed of this visit, which indicates another time its incapability (and the incapability of the Lebanese Army) to control the State’s territory.
Source: Tasnim News
Commenting the Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Iranian Brigader General Masoud Jazayeri – Spokesman of the Armed Forces – called Israel an “entity that usurped the Palestinian territory”, adding that “the Palestinian people will continue the resistance against the cancerous gland (meaning Israel), which will have no choice but to leave the land and demise”.
Speaking during the Islamic Unity Conference in Iran, the Grand Mufti of Syria Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun said that “the road that connects Tehran to Mosul, Aleppo and Beirut, is moving toward Jerusalem”. Attacking the supporters of Saudi Arabia, Hassoun accused them to be “enemies who are working to spread divisions between Islam”.
Ali Shirazi, Khamenei’s representative in the Quds Force, warned Israel saying that “if the leaders of the Zionist entity will ignite a war in the region, hundreds of rockets will fall on Israel”. Yesterday, speaking in the opening of the Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, the Iranian President Rouhani described Israel as “an enemy of Islam” and attacked the Arab States which are openly declaring friendship to the “Zionist entity”.
The director of the Iranian newspaper Kayhan, Hossein Shariatmadari, praised the Houthis’s attack to the nuclear plant of Abu Dhabi (denied by the Government of United Arab Emirates). speaking in a radio interview, Shariatmadari said that the UAE is like a “trading company” and this attack will provoke the escaping of the “capitalist investors”. The Director of the ultra-conservative newspaper, invited the Houthis to launch their missiles against the Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh. Hossein Shariatmadari is also special adviser of the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
Source: BBC Persian
Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad has sent an open letter to the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, accusing the judicial system of working to create a dictatorship. In particular, Ahmadinejad accused the had of the judicial system, Ayatollah Sadiq Larijani of using his power for the interests of his family. The former Iranian President added that “the resentment of the Iranian citizen has reached heaven” and that today in Iran “few families want to control the Islamic Revolution” (referring to Larijani’s family). Ahmadinejad ended his letter writing that “standing in front of this deviant authority is a source of pride”. Today the personal website of Ahmadinejad, where the letter was published, is blocked…
Turkey does not trust Iran and has expressed all its worried during the Sochi’s agreement on Syria, between Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani. In the meeting, behind the scenes, Turkey was scared by the silence of the Iranian counterpart, especially related to the strong presence of pro-Iranian militias in Syria (and also in Iraq). More, Erdogan considers Rouhani as a “weak link”, and it is not sure that an agreement with him will last. The three parts – Russia, Turkey and Iran – agreed on a peace summit on Syria, but Turkey poses two condition: 1- the exclusion of the Syrian Kurds from the Summit (which was proposed by Russia); 2- the new peace summit must not be an alternative to the Geneva’s process.
Source: Radio Farda
<p align="justify"In his new Fatwas, Khamenei repeated that the women are not allowed to ride a bike where they can be exposed to unknown people, meaning in public. On the other side, responding to another question, Khamenei said that the temporary marriages achieved via the cyberspace are allowed, on the condition that the girl is virgin and receives the permission of her father.
The Iranian TV has broadcasted a terrible video, showing a young boy arrived in Syria to fight the jihad. In the video, it is possible to see the child saying that he is from Mazandaran Province – South of Iran – and that he is 13 years old. The young boy also added that he decided to join the jihad in Syria inspired by General Qassem Soleimani, head of the Iranian Qods Force. Under the international law, ratified also by Iran, it is forbidden to send minor to fight wars. Until now Tehran sent many minors in Syria and Iraq, almost all part of the Afghan Hazara minority