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Iran Protests Ban On Wrestler Who Boycotted Israeli Opponent

TEL AVIV — Iran’s wrestling federation announced Saturday it will protest a decision to ban one of its contenders and the national coach for deliberately throwing a match in order to avoid fighting an Israeli opponent.

Turkey's Taha Akgul, right, competes against Iran's Komeil Nemat Ghasemi, left, during the men's 125-kg freestyle wrestling gold medal match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Exiled Iranian Royal Sees Chance to End the Islamic Republic

WASHINGTON — Reza Pahlavi concentrates intently on the little cellphone in his hand, scrolling through clips of chanting Iranians and explaining why the protests unsettling his homeland are different this time. Even as the latest reports suggest the unrest may be ebbing, the scion of Persia’s 2,500-year-old monarchy believes Iran’s people are writing a new future for themselves, and perhaps for their exiled son.

Iran's long exiled Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi speaks during an interview at the Associated Press bureau in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. Pahlavi is hoping for a peaceful revolution in his homeland in the age of Donald Trump. But whether Pahlavi could translate nostalgia for the Iran’s monarchy and its …

Report: Iranian Who Ran TV Network Shot Dead in Turkey

The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported Sunday, just months after reportedly being convicted of spreading “propaganda” against the Islamic Republic.

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EXCLUSIVE – Ex-Defense Chief Moshe Ya’alon: Israel Will Not Allow ‘Iran-Dominant Syria’

TEL AVIV – Israel will do everything in its power to stop Iranian proxies gaining strength on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights just as it has done in the past, Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon told Breitbart Jerusalem amid news that an Iran-backed Shiite militia had been formed with the goal of “liberating the Golan Heights from Israel.”

Moshe Yaalon speaking at Tel Aviv International Salon Photo: Arsen Ostrovsky

Iran-Backed Militia Vows To Liberate Golan Heights

TEL AVIV – An Iranian-backed Shiite militia, armed with Russian tanks via the Syrian army, this week announced the formation of a dedicated brigade to “liberate the Golan Heights” from Israel, the state-controlled Fars news agency reported.

Iranian armed forces members march in a military parade marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Iran's chief of staff of the armed forces said Wednesday a $38 …