“The reformist newspaper Etemad published a secret document linking the Iranian government to volunteer morality guards. Among their other duties, the guards are tasked with enforcing the mandatory hijab for women.”
“BREAKING: Biden Admin Unlocks Fresh Billions for Iran — State Dept confirms to me greenlight on contested sanctions waiver that frees upwards of $10 billion for Tehran as its terror proxy Hamas wages war on Israel.”
U.S. conducts airstrikes against Iran-backed groups in Syria, retaliating for attacks on U.S. troops ☞ PBS
“The U.S. has conducted three strikes over the last two weeks against Iranian-tied weapons depots in Syria to retaliate for the more than 50 rocket and drone attacks that militant groups have launched against U.S. bases in Iraq and Syria, which have caused dozens of minor injuries among U.S. personnel. Many of the militant groups are operating under the umbrella of the Islamic Resistance in Iraq.”
“What makes this shootdown different are two things. Most important, the Reaper was in international airspace over international waters. This is entirely different than flying over Yemen. That said, the shootdown of those two Reapers should’ve unleashed a total s**t-storm of bombing, but we can’t ‘escalate,’ can we?”
“The U.S. carried out an airstrike on a weapons warehouse in eastern Syria used by Iranian-backed militias, in retaliation for what has been a growing number of attacks on bases housing U.S. troops in the region for the past several weeks, the Pentagon said.”
“More than twice as many U.S. service members may have been injured in recent attacks in Iraq and Syria than the Pentagon previously disclosed, U.S. defense officials said on Monday. At least 45 Americans are reporting minor injuries or potential traumatic brain injuries.”
“CCTV footage released by Iranian authorities shows Armita, with her hair uncovered, boarding a train with two other girls. Moments later, one of the girls backs out of the train and bends down.
She and several other passengers are then seen carrying an unconscious Armita by her arms and legs before laying her down on the platform.”
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III’s Statement on U.S. Military Strikes in Eastern Syria ☞ U.S. Department of Defense
“Today, at President Biden’s direction, U.S. military forces conducted self-defense strikes on two facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and affiliated groups. These precision self-defense strikes are a response to a series of ongoing and mostly unsuccessful attacks against U.S. personnel in Iraq and Syria by Iranian-backed militia groups that began on October 17…”
Israel Will Wipe Iran ‘Off the Face of the Earth’ if Hezbollah Enters Hamas War: Economic Minister – The Messenger
“The plan of Iran is to attack Israel on all fronts. If we find they intend to target Israel, we will not just retaliate to those fronts, but we will go to the head of the snake, which is Iran.”
“Armita Gerevand, 16, was hospitalized on the morning of Oct. 1. The prominent Iranian, Kurdish rights group Hengaw, which is based in Norway, said she suffered a ‘severe physical assault’ at the hands of government agents at a subway station in Iran’s capital, Tehran, for allegedly violating the country’s strict Islamic dress code.
Iranian authorities have denied there was an altercation and have said she fainted after a drop in blood pressure and hit her head.”