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Khamenei’s Choice to Head Powerful Charity Bolsters the IRGC

13th April 2015 – FDD Policy Brief

Khamenei’s Choice to Head Powerful Charity Bolsters the IRGC

Emanuele Ottolenghi, Saeed Ghasseminejad

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Parviz Fattah as the new head of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation (IKRF) last weekend. more...

Analysis & Commentary

24th April 2015 – NOW News

Over the Heads of the Saudis

Tony Badran

“Iran is part of the problem in Yemen, not part of the solution,” said Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador to the United States on Wednesday. The statement was an indirect rebuke of President Obama, who in an interview the day before had said that his administration had "indicated to the Iranians that they need to be part of the solution, and not part of the problem.” more...

24th April 2015 – The Arab Weekly

Iran and Pakistan, A Cold Peace That Could Get Hot

Ali Alfoneh

Pakistan’s parliament has unanimously passed a resolution affirming the country’s neutrality in the Yemen conflict, rebuffing a Saudi Arabian request for fighter jets, ground troops and warships to join the Saudi-led Operation Deci­sive Storm against Houthi rebels, who are aided by Iran. more...

23rd April 2015 –

On The Hunt

David Andrew Weinberg

FDD Senior Fellow David Weinberg discusses the conflict in Yemen. more...

22nd April 2015 – Quoted by Kevin Cirilli - The Hill

Ex-Treasury Official Warns Iran Funds Going to Terror Groups

Jonathan Schanzer

A former Treasury Department official raised concerns on Wednesday about terrorists obtaining some of the international community's financing to Iran. more...

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