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Monday’s Iran Mini Report – Apr. 09, 2018


• Trump: Over the next 24 to 48 hours we will make important decisions about Syria

Pointing to a recent chemical attack in Syria, the president said that the administration of Bashar al-Assad will pay heavily, and all actions, including military action, are under consideration and will soon, and perhaps in the next 24 to 48 hours, ”important decisions” on Syria will be announced.

• The telegram will be filtered in Iran in less than 20 days

“At a meeting with Azari Jahromi, the Minister of Communications at the Joint Commission on Security and Economic Affairs of the Messengers, it was argued, that certainly, given the extent of the losses posed by the use of telegrams in the country, in less than 20 days it will be filtered” the regime’s MP, Mojtaba Zalnour, wrote on his Twitter.

• Iran regime’s Soroush’s messenger is removed from App store

The messenger of Soroush, which was made by Iranian regime as a substitute for the foreign message messengers, especially the telegram, was removed on April 9 from the Opium.

This has been reportedly due to US sanctions. No further details about this incident have yet been published.According to the state run Mehr news agency.

In recent days, Iran’s official media has been making massive advertisements for Soroush’s messengers.

• Four of the Iranian regime’s forces were killed in an attack on the Homs airport in Syria
Four people were killed in an attack on the Homs airport in Syria on Sunday, which killed 14 people, Fars News Agency affiliated with the Revolutionary Guard Corps stated on Monday at 9 am.

According to local sources the rest of the deaths were also Iran regime proxy forces.

• ISFAHAN, Iran, Apr. 9 , 2018: Protest gathering of farmers
In Eastern Isfahan, farmers held protest gathering against non-payment of their ‘Water Rights”.Protesters were chanting: The clergyman is a liar, even if I die, I get my Water- Right and No nation has ever witnessed this much injustice. (Video)

• TEHRAN, Iran. Apr. 8, 2018: Protest gathering of creditors of ‘ Alborz’ financial institution

On Sunday, April 8, 2018, a group of looted creditors of the state run Alborz Financial Development Institute held a protest rally against the central organization of the rural cooperative of Iran on Valiasr Street in Tehran.

The gathering was held under siege by security forces.
Some of the slogans of protesters were “Eight months we ran, we just heard lies,” “Death to the liar,” a little less embezzlement, our problem is solved, “Our saving money is stolen and looted,” ” protests will continue till we get back our money !,

The looted creditors were chanting to the security forces who intended to disperse them. “Listen brother we are looted, not the thugs!” “Shame, shame on the security forces.” (Video)


• Cotton on Syrian Chemical Attack: Iran and Assad Must All ‘Pay for Their Barbarism’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) said Russia, Iran and the Bashar-al Assad regime in Syria must all “pay for their barbarism” Sunday after reports of a chemical weapons attack in a Damascus suburb.

The attack on rebel-held Douma reportedly left dozens dead, and it was almost exactly a year after a similar chemical attack by the Assad regime that led President Donald Trump to order a retaliatory missile strike to destroy a Syrian air base. Source: Free Beacon.

• Iran’s rial hits new lows on Trump worries

Iran’s currency fell at least 5.5 percent on Sunday, extending a slide to a new record low on continued concerns over a return of crippling sanctions if U.S. President Donald Trump carries out his threat to exit a nuclear deal with Tehran.

The U.S. dollar jumped 2,990 rials to 54,700 rials on the open market in the capital Tehran, the official news agency IRNA reported. Source: Reuters.

• Iranian Border Guards Kill Kurdish Man, Injure Another

ERBIL — a young Kurdish man from Kurdistan Region’s Kalar district on Sunday was gunned down on the border between the Kurdistan Region and Iran.

A source from the victim’s family told BasNews that Diyako Apo, 30, was shot dead by the Iranian forces while touring the mountainous areas near his village in Sulaymaniyah Province.

Diyako’s friend who was accompanying him has been injured.

The victims were taken to Sarpol-Zahab on the Iranian side. Source: Bas News

• Salehi: We can resume the enrichment of 20% in four days

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran announced that if the Vienna agreement was to collapse, Iranian regime could resume its 20-percent enrichment on Fordow’s site within four days.

Ali Akbar Salehi, on Saturday, April 19, in an interview with the TV and radio news agency, emphasized that this claim was no”exaggeration and slogan”.