Media in the Post-revolutionary Iran: A Timeline

Pressure on the media in Iran intensified shortly after the 1979 revolution, beginning with the shutdown of the “Ayandegan” newspaper, the seizure of major newspapers “Kayhan” and “Ettela’at”, and the persecution of numerous journalists through imprisonment and execution. In the aftermath of the revolution, Khomeini’s

Iran's Military Assets Inside Syria

Iran’s Military Assets Inside Syria

It is an open secret that the Islamic Republic maintains a heavy military presence inside Syria, where for the past decade it has supported Bashar al Assad against an armed rebellion.


IRGC Amassing Power in Parliament

An airline executive with a long military record assumes an influential legislative post, expanding the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ political clout.