Iranian news in brief – March 11, 2022


UPDATE: 8:30 a.m. CET

“Down with Khamenei, Viva Rajavi”, heard in Chalus, Mazandaran province, northern Iran

On Thursday evening March 10, the slogans “Down with Khamenei, long live Rajavi”, “Down with Khamenei and Raisi, damn Khomeini”, and “The only way to get rid of this regime is to overthrow it” were repeated in the town of Chalou. main boulevard. Footage sent from inside Iran shows startled passers-by stopping and heading towards the source of the sound.

Iranian dissidents warn removing IRGC terror designation will lead to ‘terrorism and mayhem’

A leading Iranian resistance group warns that any move to remove the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from the US Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) list will ‘aggravate terrorism and chaos’ in the region, amid fears that the Biden administration would make such a move as part of negotiations to bring Iran back into the 2015 nuclear deal.

“A potential exclusion of the IRGC from the FTO list and the removal of these individuals from the terrorism blacklist, as demanded by the ruling theocracy in Iran, will undoubtedly intensify terrorism and chaos in the region,” the report states. of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). , released Thursday, said.

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US seized shipment of Iranian oil as Biden considers easing sanctions

MIAMI (AP) — The United States quietly seized the cargo of two tankers suspected of carrying Iranian oil as part of an elaborate sanctions-busting scheme that involved forging documents and painting a ship’s deck to conceal illegal shipments.

Details of the seizure, which have not previously been reported, were contained in an unsealed federal civil case last month after Greek-run vessels unloaded their precious cargo, worth more than $38 million dollars, in Houston and the Bahamas under US law. enforcement.

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Iran: A Massive Anti-Regime Slogan Spread in the Capital, Tehran

Members of the Resistance Units, a large network associated with Iran’s opposition, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), projected a massive slogan reading “Death to Khamenei!” Hello Rajavi! on the side of a skyscraper located on Tehran’s Jalal Al Ahmad highway, one of the city’s main thoroughfares. This initiative took place on the evening of Wednesday, March 9, with many residents welcoming this anti-regime action.

The slogan “Death to Khamenei” referred to the supreme leader of the regime Ali Khamenei and “Hail to Rajavi” referred to the leader of the Iranian Resistance Massoud Rajavi, to Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the Iranian opposition coalition National Council of the Iranian Resistance (NCRI).

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IAEA Chief Rafael Grossi: Nuclear Deal Not Possible Until Iran Resolves Problems With Agency

Once again, the Iranian regime’s malign nuclear intentions grabbed headlines with another unprecedented trip by IAEA chief Mr. Rafael Grossi to Tehran on March 5, 2022, to resolve several unresolved issues of the IAEA regarding the nuclear deal. Accounts of Mr. Rafael Grossi’s short trip to Iran, amid the rocky negotiations in Vienna over the possible relaunch of the 2015 JCPOA, are both pessimistic and optimistic. Tehran and Washington have held more than 11 months of indirect talks in Vienna on reviving the pact, scrapped in 2018 by former US President Donald Trump, who also reimposed heavy sanctions on Iran. A quarterly IAEA report revealing that Iran has sharply increased its stockpile of purity-enriched uranium allowing its rapid processing to create weapons, is believed to have added urgency to the negotiations and to Grossis’ trip to Iran. Before his trip to Iran, Grossi had mentioned that it was “a critical moment, but a positive outcome for everyone is possible”.

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Ukraine, historical development and its lessons

The united resistance of the Ukrainian people against the Russian occupation war is the beginning of a historic upheaval. Their resilience and courage inspired the world, and many people around the world stood up to show their support.

Even in Russia, people take part in daily protests against this unjustifiable war while risking arrest or beatings by security forces. The first lesson of this war, and what the resistance of the Ukrainian people has taught us, is that the world of 21st century will and cannot accept any war.

We are witnessing today an example of the political, social and military presence of the people on all fronts of resistance, something never seen since the Algerian revolution of the second half of the 20th century.

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