Iran regime forces confront teachers’ protest with tear gas and arrests

By Lisa Daftari

A gathering of Iran’s teachers in Isfahan Thursday was met with harsh contact with regime forces who threatened the protestors and sprayed tear gas, forcing them to disperse, according to multiple accounts. The protest was held outside the Department of Education building where current and retired teachers, mostly female, gathered. The teachers chanted, “We shout.…

Iranian soccer player faces backlash after posing with Israeli counterpart

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A chance meeting between Israeli and Iranian soccer players which culminated in a photo and social media post that has since gone viral, is causing a commotion across the web. Israeli international midfielder Maor Buzaglo, 30, who plays for the Maccabi Haifa team was in London where he was receiving treatment for an injured knee…

ISIS urges jihadis to imitate Times Square car ramming incident

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Opportunistic jihadis have posted messages urging supporters to carry out vehicular attacks similar to Thursday’s Times Square car crash even as law enforcement officials confirmed that the incident had no connection to terrorism. Pro-Islamic State jihadis shared images and messages such as, “Soon, the vehicle attacks will be witnessed on your streets, by Allah’s permission,”…

Al Qaeda contest in Yemen offers guns, cash prizes in honor of Ramadan

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As Yemen continues to battle civil war and stave off famine, militants with the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP) branch Ansar Al Sharia are seizing upon the latest unrest to attract people to jihad. This week jihadis launched a contest in the city of Taiz offering prizes, including an automatic rifle, a pistol…