Posts Tagged ‘ Oil ’

Khamenei and IRGC Business Empire Boosted by Iran Deal

Sep 15th, 2015

Hamid Yazdan Panah, Sep. 15, 2015
Khamenei uses the business front known as “Setad” to extend his influence into every corner of the Iranian economy, including: “finance, oil, telecommunications, the production of birth-control pills and even ostrich farming.”

Background: What is the pro-Iran lobby in the US?

Apr 5th, 2015

Iranian Forum, April 2015
Since the beginning of the Islamic Republic in Iran 36 years ago, there have always been political forces in Washington that preach coexistence and friendship with the Iranian regime. On top of Iran’s allies in the US that demand removal of economic sanctions are the trade lobbies, notably the oil l companies. The Iranian regime considers these business and political forces that favor more Tehran friendly policies as the pro-Iran lobby in the US and has maintained a practical relationship with these groups.

NIAC and Trita Parsi’s peace business

Nov 20th, 2013

Hassan Dai, 20 November 2013
NIAC continues to slander US politicians who oppose Tehran’s agenda and call them warmongers but NIAC’s internal documents released during the lawsuit (that NIAC lost), show clearly that its pro-Tehran lobby is only about business and opening up trade between US and Iran. The peace mantle is just a disguise and human face for its lobby

Khamanei Controls $95 Billion Dollar Empire

Nov 12th, 2013

Hamid Yazdan Panah, 12 November 2013
A stunning report by Reuters has disclosed the enormous financial tied to Khamanei and his “Setad” organization. The facts demonstrate the fascist nature of the ruling clergy in Iran, and the West’s cooperation with these elements.

Iran: Anti-Imperialism Meets Big Oil

Nov 7th, 2013

Hamid Yazdan Panah, 7 November 2013
A popular view amongst some individuals who claim to be “anti-war” is that the Iranian regime is resisting imperialism. Yet these individuals rarely if ever talk about the issue at the core of Iran’s geopolitics, namely oil. The reality is the regime has actively sold the wealth of Iran in order to maintain its own survival, and has continuously been backed by foreign entities keen on exploiting our natural resources.

Oil minister’s harsh response to Supreme Leader and hard-liners

Nov 4th, 2013

Hassan Dai, 11.4. 2013
As the Supreme Leader and his hard-line proxies continue anti-US campaign, oil minister harshly criticized them for not grasping the reality and shouting empty slogans. Zangeneh told that Iran’s catastrophic economic situation and lack of funding made President Rouhani cry

Zarif says Iran can defeat US and Israel

Nov 2nd, 2013

Hassan Dai, 11.2.2013
Zarif told parliament that Iran can defeat US and Israel by exploiting the divisions in Washington over Iran. An advisory report to Rouhani recommends enhancing the hands of those political forces in Washington that accept a nuclear Iran and believe policy of pressure against Iran should be abandoned

Iran’s second foreign minister

Oct 14th, 2013

Hassan Dai, 14 October 2013
Oil Minister Zanganeh introduces himself as Iran’s second Foreign Minister because by offering attractive energy contracts to Western oil companies, he can push them to lobby against the sanctions and influence the West’s policy with Iran, notably on nuclear issue