A Sunni terrorist group claimed credit for an attack that killed 14 Iranian border guards on Friday, Oct. 25.
In the statement published in Persian on their website, the Army of Justice took credit for the attack that killed mostly conscripts in the city of Seravan in the Sistan-Balochistan province on the Iran-Pakistan border. The statement read: “This successful operation is an answer to the violent crimes of Sepah (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) in the Islamic land of Syria and is also an answer for oppression and crimes the regime has committed against the oppressed Sunnis of Iran.” Continue reading
Famous journalist and prominent politician Saeed Hajjarian, who is known as the one of the main theoreticians behind Iran’s reform movement, gave a rare interview to Reformist Bahar newspaper yesterday. Hajjarian stressed the importance of solving regional and sectarian issues with Iran’s Arab neighbors, especially Saudi Arabia, while dismissing the importance of presidential trips to New York for the United Nations General Assembly.
The spokesman for Iran’s parliament’s Article 90 committee has notified parliament that a “complaint case against the statements of Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei has been sent to the Ministry of Intelligence and the inspector-general of the country.”