Not content with bombing six oil tankers in the Gulf and the shooting down of an American drone, the Iranian regime's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) seized a British-flagged tanker -- the Stena Impero -- in international waters. Now it has mounted a drone and missile attack on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq oil-processing plant, the world's largest, and the Khurais oilfield, causing huge disruption to Saudi oil exports and a massive spike in global oil prices, writes former European lawmaker Struan Stevenson.
The European Parliament on Thursday, September 19, 2019, adopted a resolution condemning Iran’s regime for violations of women’s rights in Iran. The resolution was adopted by 608 votes in favor, 7 against and 46 abstentions.
Iran's regime is embroiled in a major crisis stemming from the United States’ 'maximum pressure' campaign including new sanctions, Arab countries’ position against its regional warmongering, and the explosive situation of Iranian society. The regime’s increasing factional feuding is reflective of this crisis.