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Masked gunmen kill local commander of Iran’s security forces

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[ad_1] TEHRAN, Iran – Masked gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed the local commander of a paramilitary security force in southwestern Iran, an associate of Iran’s top general recently killed in an American drone strike in Baghdad, the official IRNA news agency reported. The slain commander, Abdolhossein Mojaddami, headed the …

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Revolting against Iran’s imperialism

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[ad_1] Forty years after the revolution, the Tehran regime seems to have achieved one of its most ambitious goals: creation of a “Shiite crescent” stretching through Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, with Iran dominant all the way to the Mediterranean. But the would-be hegemons neglected one crucial element: the millions of …

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Report: Leaked intelligence cables show Iran’s grip on Iraq

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[ad_1] BEIRUT – The New York Times and The Intercept say they have reviewed hundreds of pages of purported Iranian intelligence documents that detail Iran’s massive influence in neighbouring Iraq. They say the unprecedented leak of 700 pages of Iranian intelligence cables shows Tehran’s efforts to embed itself in Iraq, …

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