Pro-Iran

Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, June 3, 2021

Date
Jun. 3, 2021
Name of Author
Abdul-Malik al-Houthi
Body

“In parallel with the American move after September 11, there was more Israeli tyranny in the oppression of the Palestinian people. The Yemeni people are an integral part of the equation announced by [Hezbollah leader] Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah in defense of Al-Quds, within the framework of the axis of resistance.”>“Leader of Revolution: Shouting “Death to America, death to ‘Israel’” slogan is practical trend in confronting US-Israeli plots,” Yemen News Agency (SABA), June 3, 2021, https://www.saba.ye/en/news3142470.htm.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

Mohammad Pakpour, February 2017

Date
Feb. 2017
Name of Author
Mohammad Pakpour
Body

“The enemy should not be mistaken in its assessments, and it will receive a strong slap in the face if it does make such a mistake. Everyone could see today what power we have on the ground. The message of these exercises…for world arrogance is not to do anything stupid.”“Iran: US should be ready for 'strong slap in face,’” Kurdistan 24, February 23, 2017, https://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/4328560f-41cb-4891-aa35-d172f54c5f5b.

Mohammad Pakpour, July 2019

Date
July 2019
Name of Author
Mohammad Pakpour
Body

Following IRGC claims that it downed a U.S. drone in Iranian airspace:

“The enemy will not let go of Islamic Iran, this is why we have to be ready on all fronts, particularly on the economic front, countering enemy sanctions, finding ways round them, making them ineffective, and scuppering enemy plots.”“IRGC General: Attacking deep inside enemy line part of IRGC strategy,” International News Agency, July 9, 2019, http://iranpress.com/en/iran-i136464-irgc_general_attacking_deep_inside_enemy_line_part_of_irgc_strategy.

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Mohammad Pakpour, July 2019

Date
July 2019
Name of Author
Mohammad Pakpour
Body

Following IRGC claims that it downed a U.S. drone in Iranian airspace:

“This measure destroyed the United States’ grandeur, and after the incident, everyone realized more than ever that we are powerful. The Islamic Republic of Iran has turned into an authentic regional power and this issue is not tolerable for the U.S.”“IRGC chief: We will not be overcome in any war,” Tehran Times, July 9, 2019 https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/437937/IRGC-chief-We-will-not-be-overcome-in-any-war.

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Akram al-Kaabi, March 2019

Date
Mar. 2019
Body

“We in the Iraqi resistance stand with [Lebanese] Hizbollah…and we will stand with Hizbollah in any Israeli attack or action against it.”Laurie Mylroie, “US Sanctions Pro-Iran Militia in Iraq as Terrorist Group,” Kurdistan 24, March 7, 2019, https://www.kurdistan24.net/en/news/7abb816f-93b4-4525-b1a2-ca39cf791385.

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, June 2016

Date
Jun. 2016
Name of Author
Hassan Nasrallah
Body

“We are open about the fact that Hezbollah’s budget, its income, its expenses, everything it eats and drinks, its weapons and rockets, are from the Islamic Republic of Iran.” …

“As long as Iran has money, we have money… Just as we receive the rockets that we use to threaten Israel, we are receiving our money. No law will prevent us from receiving it.”Agence France-Presse, “Hezbollah brushes off US sanctions, says money comes via Iran,” Times of Israel, June 25, 2016, http://www.timesofisrael.com/hezbollah-brushes-off-us-sanctions-says-money-comes-via-iran/.

Rhetoric Category
Threat

Bashar al-Saidi, October 20, 2015

Date
Oct. 20, 2015
Body

“It makes no difference whether we’re in Iraq or Syria, we consider it the same front line because we are fighting the same enemy. We are all the followers of [Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali] Khamenei and will go and fight to defend the holy sites and Shiites everywhere.”Scott Lucas, “Syria Daily, Oct 20: Regime-Russia-Iran Press for Breakthrough Near Aleppo,” EA Worldview, October 2, 2015, https://eaworldview.com/2015/10/syria-daily-regime-russia-iran-press-for-breakthrough-near-aleppo/.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On December 6, 2018, a suicide car bomb exploded near a police post in the Iranian port city of Chabahar, killing four officers and wounding 48 other people. Ansar al-Furqan, an al-Qaeda-linked Baloch insurgent group, claimed responsibility.

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