MESOPOTAMIA NEWS GOOD NEWS : Die Sanktionen der USA zeigen Wirkung bei der Libanesischen Terrororganisation

MESOPOTAMIA NEWS GOOD NEWS :  Die Sanktionen der USA zeigen Wirkung bei der Libanesischen Terrororganisation #Hisbollah. 90% ihrer Finanzierung stammt aus dem Iran und die bröckelt gerade weg, da das Geld im Iran dringend benötigt wird. #IranDeal #IranSanctions

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS TODAYS STARTER BY CHARLES LISTER BY”WAR ON THE ROCKS”

  1. August 2018 – RT @AnneSpeckhard: The Urgency of Idlib: The Impending Regime Offensive and the Delicate Balance in Syria’s Northwest https://t.co/yL5Y1FAX

  The Urgency of Idlib: The Impending Regime Offensive and the Delicate Balance in Syria’s Northwest  

As the Assad regime completes its conquest of southwestern Syria, attention is shifting to th…

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : HEUTIGE EMPFEHLUNG = LESEN ! LESEN ! Iraner gegen die Diktatur – von Saba Farzan – Schlaglichter

Die Protestbewegung weitet sich aus

Den heimischen Apologeten der iranischen Diktatur kann es niemand recht machen. Als vor fast einem Jahrzehnt die grüne Revolution in Teheran ihren Anfang nahm und sich kontinuierlich in weitere Städte ausbreitete, meinten die Relativierer, dass es ja »nur« eine urbane Bewegung sei und lediglich iranische Akademiker demonstrieren würden. Als dann Ende des vergangenen Jahres die ersten Proteste in anderen Landesteilen begannen und sich die Proteste langsam aber stetig ihren Weg in die Hauptstadt bahnten, hieß es, dies sei ja »nur« die Landbevölkerung.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : THE ULTIMATE LIST / CONSQUENCES FOR EUROPE AFTER TRUMPS IRAN DECISION / FROM RENAULT TO DAIMLER BENZ

European losers in new Iranian sanctions game

By AFP  5 August 2018 – PARIS, France – US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran and reimpose a raft of sanctions will hit European businesses working in Iran. Here is an overview of how firms stand to be affected when the sanctions kick in Monday:

Auto
French automakers Renault and PSA have taken different approaches publicly.
PSA, behind the Peugeot, Citroen and Opel brands, said in June it was preparing to suspend activities in the Islamic republic, its chief foreign market by volume, noting those units account for “less than one percent of sales”.
The group, which is Europe’s second biggest carmaker, last year sold more than 445,000 vehicles in Iran, making the country one of its biggest markets outside France.
Renault says it intends to keep up activities in Iran albeit scaling them back. On July 16, the automaker announced a 10.3 percent drop in sales in Iran to 61,354 units.

Germany’s Daimler was teaming up with two Iranian firms to assemble Mercedes-Benz trucks.

Volkswagen also said last year it would seek to resume sales in Iran for the first time in 17 years, yet the scale of its US activities could force the jettisoning of those plans.German firms’ business with Iran was a modest $2.6 billion of 2016 exports rising to $3 billion last year.Italy is Iran’s main European trading partner – but Germany is still the bloc’s biggest exporter to Tehran.

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Kurds Make 70% of Iran’s July Executions

MESOPOTAMIA NEWS SHORT CUTS TODAY – TEHRAN BUTCHERS

ERBIL — 5 August 2018 – Nearly 70% of those sentenced to death by Iranian judicial authorities and were executed in the country during the month of July were Kurdish citizens, stated Iran’s Human Rights Organization.

The human rights watchdog said that the total number of executed individuals for the month were 36 people.  Hengaw Organisation for Human Rights, a Kurdish monitoring group, said that 25 Kurds were executed in Iran’s prisons during July, which makes 70% of the total executions. www.mesop.de

MESOPOTAMIA NEWS INT EL BY MEIR AMIT INTELLIGENCE & TERRORISM INFORMATION CENTER – ISRAEL

Spotlight on Iran – July 22 – August 5, 2018 Editor: Dr. Raz Zimmt

 Overview – As tensions mount between Iran and the United States, the Commander of the Qods Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), Qasem Soleimani, warned the United States against launching military action on Iran. Soleimani declared that President Trump can start the war, but it will be Iran that concludes it. He also warned that U.S. presence in the Red Sea is no longer secure. In recent weeks, senior IRGC officials, including Soleimani, expressed support for the statements made by Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, threatening to close the Hormuz Straits if an oil embargo is imposed on Iran.
  • The Iranian news agency Tasnim published a video documenting the capture of the town of Albu Kamal in Syria by the fighters of the Fatemiyoun Brigade, the Afghan militia operating under IRGC guidance in Syria. The video was released on social media at a time when Iran continues to entrench its hold over the area surrounding the Albu Kamal border crossing between Syria and Iraq by utilizing Shia militias operating under its control.

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Iran Daily: 5th Day of Nationwide Protests Over Economy (SHIRAZ)

EAST KURDISTAN (IRAN) – MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : …. AND IT WILL NEVER STOP !

By Scott Lucas – eaworldview – August 5, 2018   – Nationwide protests over the economy continued for a fifth day in Iran on Saturday, with Iranian media claiming the first death of a demonstrator and an attack on a Shia seminary.

Reports and videos pointed to marches in Tehran, Karaj, Shiraz, Mashhad, Isfahan, and the holy city of Qom.Fars, linked to the Revolutionary Guards, said a protester was killed on Friday during a protest in Karaj, about 50 km (31 miles) west of Tehran, when an attacker fired a gun from a passing car. The site said about 20 demonstrators were detained by security forces.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : Protests Over Economy Reach Tehran

By Scott Lucas – eaworldview – August 4, 2018 Nationwide protests over Iran’s currency crisis and economic problems reached the capital Tehran on Friday, with people gathering in streets and underground stations.Videos on social media showed gatherings chanting against the regime and the Government.

Protests over low wages, poor working conditions, and environmental issues have been ongoing in the Islamic Republic this year, but they surged in January and again in June. The current escalation began on Tuesday, with demonstrations in cities such as Isfahan, Shiraz, Mashhad, Karaj, Najafabad, Sari, and Bandar Abbas.Security forces deployed in Tehran and other cities such as Karaj, Shahin-e Khord, Gohardasht. They reportedly used tear gas in Isfahan to prevent people from assembling.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS : TRUMP IS DOING IT ! – U.S. Issues New Warning to Europe: End Business With Iran or Face Harsh Sanctions

Trump admin, Congress issue warnings that could impact international financial institutions

BY: Adam Kredo  – THE FREE BEACON – August 2, 2018 2:50 pm – Congress and the Trump administration are issuing a stern warning to European partners: End all business ties with the Iranian regime or face harsh new sanctions in the coming months, a move that could impact international financial markets and U.S. banks tied to foreign monetary institutions, according to multiple senior U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about diplomatic efforts to pressure Europe on Iran.

The Trump administration and many in Congress have been working in tandem to pressure European partners over their ongoing financial ties to Iran ahead of efforts by the United States to fully reinstate harsh sanctions on Iran, including on its lucrative oil sector and banking systems, U.S. officials said.

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MESOPOTAMIA NEWS TODAYS TWEETS & SHORT CUTS – IRAN

IRAN : 2 August 2018 – Heshmat Alavi ‏ @HeshmatAlavi 5 hours ago

#BREAKING August 2 #Isfahan, central #Iran New Shapur district Demonstration against skyrocketing prices & unemployment. Protesters chanting: “No fear, we’re all together.” #IranProtests More via www.mesop.de

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