Tomorrow in Riyadh there will be a special meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), dedicated to the Iranian interference in Arab’s internal affairs, in particular in Iraq. The members will also discuss on how to strengthen the defense and military relations, in view of the next meeting in Riyadh on March 15/16. In the meantime, speaking in the UN, Deputy Permanent Representative of UAE Jamal al Musharakh, denounced that Iran is the common denominator of the conflict in Syria and Yemen. He denounced that: “Iran has created more tension and instability in our region, making it a serious threat to the Middle East through its expansionist policies, exporting its revolution to other countries, in flagrant violations of international sovereignty and of the internal affairs of neighboring countries“. Finally, in these hours, Abu Dhabi have announced the condemned to jail two Iranians, accused of smuggling weapons in the United Arab Emirates.
Different websites and Twitter accounts, reported the killing in Syria of Jalil Mortazavi, Friday prayer leader of Iranian city of Amol (in the north). Despite the news arrived from the social networks, the Iranian agencies denied the information. They also wrote that Mortazavi will return on Sunday in Amol. For the moment, it is not possible to deny, nor confirm, the killing of Jalil Mortazavi. Until now, more than 2000 members of IRGC, were killed in Syria.
The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reacted to the words of Theresa May in Saudi Arabia. In Riyadh, the UK Prime Minister attacked the Iranian regime and its meddling in the internal affairs of the Arab States. The Spokesman of the Iranian MFA, Bahram Ghasemi, rejected the accusation, underlining that Tehran is a factor of stability in the region. Ghasemi accused also the UK to support the terrorists groups in Syria and Iraq. He also attacked London for selling weapons to Riyadh, which are used to bomb Yemen.
In the same hours, the head of the Iranian military navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, announced the intention to send ships in the Atlantic Ocean this year. He also repeated the will to reconstruct the Makran beaches, located in southeast of the country, along the coasts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.
Brigadier General Morteza Saffari, Chancellor of Imam Hossein Comprehensive University, revealed that in 2016, Iran sent around 100 students from the Imam Hossein University in Syria, to fight the jihad for Bashar al Assad. These students were enlisted inside the Revolutionary Guards. Recently another Iranian official, has admitted that Iran has lost 2100 people in the Syrian war.
Source: Tasnim News
Speaking during a ceremony dedicated to the “Afghan martyrs” of the Syrian war, the Hojjat ol Eslam Hajjat Gonabadinejad – Fatimiyoun Brigade Cultural Deputy – announced the creation of the “Fatimiyoun Basij”. He also added that a special mosque was dedicated to the “Fatemyoun warriors” in Mashhad and this religious center serves as a base for cultural activities for the new Basij militia.
Speaking with an Iranian TV channel Ahmed Jibril, Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command (PFLP-GC), has threatened to invade Jordan. Ahmad Jibril, who was in Tehran for the so called “International Conference in Support of Palestinian Intifada”, attacked the Arab States accusing them of “having deviated” from the support to the Palestinian cause. He added that the liberation of Palestine is an Islamic responsibility” and, because of this reason, “we will enter in Jordan, in order to liberate Palestine, whether we will be welcome or rejected”. Jibril was officially expelled from Jordan in 1971, after the failed PLO’s attempt to overthrow the regime of King Hussein. The war between the Jordanian Army and the Palestinian fedayyn, is known as “Black September”. Ahmed Jibril today lives in Syria and his men are today fighting for the Assad’s regime. During the interview, Jibril also said that he personally met Qassem Soleimani, head of the IRGC Quds Force, in Tehran.
Today will start in Tehran the so called “Sixth International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada”. The goal of the conference is to “fight the spirit of Madrid”, which means to avoid the normalization of the relations between Israel and the Arab world. In this contest, as pro Hezbollah newspaper al-Akhbar reveals, Tehran is ready to form special “committees” to give “material and cultural support to Palestinian resistance” (which means weapons and pro Iran ideology).
As Iran announced, in the conference there will be representatives from 80 countries, and from all the Palestinian factions. From Syria arrived Hadiya Khalaf Abbas, Speaker of the Syrian Parliament and from Lebanon Nabih Berri, Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament. But, it seems that the Iranian authorities did not consider the contrariety of some Arab States to this conference. First, the Government of al-Sisi.
On Monday the Egyptian authorities have blocked a delegation composed by members of the Islamic Jihad, who was leaving the Gaza Strip to reach Tehran. The delegation was composed by Khaled al-Batsh and Daoud Shihab. It seems that with them there was also Ibrahim al-Naja, who is known as a member of Fatah.
Hamas has announced its participation to the conference. Hamas’s participation to the conference in Iran, marks a new step the rapprochement between the Palestinian terrorist organization and the Iranian regime, after the crisis on the Syrian war.
Last week hundreds of Iranians, belonging to the Arab minorities, demonstrated in the streets of Ahvaz (against the regime indifference over the environment situation in the Khuzestan Province and the water shortage. The protest was also supported by many activists in the social networks, especially in Twitter. One of the supporters was Mostafa Tajzadeh, former member of the Government of President Khatami, jailed in Evin Prison between 2009 and 2016. In Twitter, Tajzadeh challenges the regime, asking if is more important to continue to finance the regime of Bashar al Assad in Syria, instead of protect the territory and the people of Khuzestan. He added that, considered the regime’s choises, what happened was not unexpected.
Reacting to the accuses made by Erdogan in Bahrain – who accuses Iran of seeking to divide Iraq and Syria, to impose the “Persian nationalism” – the Spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi, said that Tehran has a positive role of stability in Iraq. He also added that, the Iranian involvement in Iraq, was the direct consequence of a request of the Government of Baghdad, in order to fight the “Takfiri terrorist groups”. Referring indirectly also to Turkey, Ghasemi said that it is necessary not only to understand who plays a positive role, but also the other parties, who are seeking chaos, supporting terror secretly in order to “take advantage of them as tools for obtaining their goals”.
Speaking during a conference on national security and jihad, IRGC Commander and Secretary of the Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei, praised the important role of the Iranian military advisors in the “Mediterranean coast”, underlining that they have “protected the borders from enemies”. Rezaei also said that the Islamic Republic have missiles which can hit targets 2000 km away, with only 15-30 meters of error. Speaking about the problems of the country, Reazei said that Islamic Revolution is suffering from lack of attention to the path of God, because of the ferocious competition of the Westernization.