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The UK Plans to Resume Training Militants of the Syrian Opposition

According to The Guardian, British Ministry of Defence is considering a training plan for so called Syrian “moderate” opposition to help them prepare for an eventual attack on positions of the terrorists from ISIS. 49 more words


When Moderates Are Wrong...

What happens when moderates are proven or observably wrong in their statements?

Here is an example:

Above: PBS News Hour Youtube video.

The Qur’anic verse in question is… 1,180 more words


Zibakalam on Iranian elections: ‘we had to choose between bad and worse’

Published by: Tehran Bureau/ The Guardian

Date: February 26, 2016

It took the reformists a while to agree on their preferred candidates for today’s parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections. 844 more words


An introduction to Iran's parliamentary candidates

Published by: Tehran Bureau/ The Guardian

Date: February 25, 2016

Tehran Bureau has compiled a round-up of seasoned lawmakers as well as lesser-known members of parliament whose candidacies illustrate a realignment of Iran’s political scene. 1,496 more words


Can a former kingmaker make a comeback in Iran?

Published by: Tehran Bureau/ The Guardian

Date: January 27, 2016

As Iran prepares for elections on 26 February for parliament and the Assembly of Experts, the body that chooses Iran’s supreme leader, the name of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani crops up frequently in media and political discussions. 1,197 more words


'Reality is even worse': reformist hopefuls banned from Iran's parliamentary poll

Published by: Tehran Bureau/ The Guardian

Date: January 19, 2016

Iran’s Guardian Council, which vets candidates for elections, has failed to qualify 40% of more than 12,000 candidates for parliamentary elections on 26 February,  636 more words