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Beware the ever more devious methods of the West’s enemies

The Times/The Sunday Times 05 Feb 2023
US prosecutors allege that an eastern European gang, acting on the orders of Tehran, attempted to gun down Masih Alinejad in Brooklyn last July.

Not-guilty plea entered in murder-for-hire case targeting Iranian journalist in Brooklyn

Yahoo Daily News 02 Feb 2023
The 24-year-old was arrested in July after NYPD officers caught him driving away from Iranian dissident Masih Alinejad’s Flatbush, Brooklyn, home with an AK-47 assault rifle, 66 rounds of ammo and a ski mask ... An American citizen, Alinejad fled her native country in 2009.

New York court charges two in journalist assassination scheme

The National 02 Feb 2023
Exclusive. Iranian-American activist Masih Alinejad tells The National that she will not live in fear ....

‘The Islamic regime kidnapped my dad’: Daughter of man taken to Iran for execution speaks out

ITV 01 Feb 2023
Three men were indicted in Brooklyn for the assassination attempt against human rights activist Masih Alinejad ... Prosecutors in the US say three men targeted the Brooklyn woman, believed to be Masih Alinejad, a longtime critic of Iran's head-covering laws.

Iranian blogger couple sentenced to over 10 years in prison after video of them dancing ...

DNA India 01 Feb 2023
Astiyazh Haghighi (21) and Amir Mohammad Ahmadi (22) are a blogger couple who uploaded a video of themselves dancing in Tehran, Iran's capital, in Azadi Square. According to reports, Haghigi and Ahmadi were detained on November 10 of last year ...  . For the crime of dancing, thes. — Masih Alinejad (@AlinejadMasih) January 30, 2023.   ... .

Protest-hit Iran says WhatsApp, Instagram to remain blocked

Gulf News 01 Feb 2023
Tehran/PARIS ... 480 signatories ... Iranian figures who signed the statement include some of the most prominent exiles backing the protest movement, such as US-based dissident Masih Alinejad, actor Golshifteh Farahani who lives in France, footballer Ali Karimi, and Reza Pahlavi, the son of the ousted shah ... .

Yonkers man indicted in plot to kill Iranian dissident: What to know

Lower Hudson Online 31 Jan 2023
Khaled Mehdiyev of Yonkers allegedly lurked outside the Brooklyn home of Iranian dissident Masih Alinejad as part of a murder-for-hire plot.        ... .

The EU Can, and Should, Designate the IRGC as a Terrorist Group

The Washington Institute 30 Jan 2023
officials indicted four Iranian operatives on kidnapping charges after they plotted to kidnap Masih Alinejad, an American citizen of Iranian descent, from New York and forcibly remove her to Iran, via Venezuela, “where the victim’s fate would have been uncertain at best,” as the U.S.

Iran: 9 killed, 20 injured in 3 road accidents in 2 days

The Siasat Daily 29 Jan 2023
Tehran. Two people were killed and 13 others injured in a multi-vehicle pileup on an intercity road in the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman on Saturday, the IRIB news agency reported ... Also Read. US arrests 3 people for plotting against Iranian activist Masih Alinejad ... The three cars caught fire and burned entirely after the collision, he added ... .

Iran military facility rocked by explosion that officials say was 'unsuccessful' drone attack

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jan 2023
A loud blast has been reported at an Iranian military facility and officials in the country say it was the result of an "unsuccessful" drone attack ... US JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CHARGES 3 MEN AS PART OF PLOT TO KILL IRANIAN-AMERICAN AUTHOR, ACTIVIST MASIH ALINEJAD. Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei gives a live broadcast on state television ... ....

Iran’s Olympic skier Atefeh Ahmadi seeks asylum in Germany

The Siasat Daily 29 Jan 2023
Iranian figure skating champion Atefeh Ahmadi left her home country and applied for asylum in Germany. Ahmadi had travelled to Germany to be able to participate in the Courchevel-Meribel 2023 Alpine Ski World Championships that are organized in France starting February 9, 2023 ... US arrests 3 people for plotting against Iranian activist Masih Alinejad.

US arrests 3 people for plotting against Iranian activist Masih Alinejad

The Siasat Daily 28 Jan 2023
US Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Friday, the arrest of 3 people on suspicion of involvement in what he described as a “Tehran-backed plot” for attempting to assassinate journalist and a prominent human rights activist of Iranian origin Masih Alinejad in the United States (US).

US charges 3 in plot to kill Iranian-American author Masih Alinejad in NYC

Arab News 28 Jan 2023
Garland did not name the alleged victim, but Mehdiyev was arrested last year in New York for having a rifle outside the Brooklyn home of journalist Masih Alinejad, a longtime critic of Iran’s head-covering laws who has promoted videos of women violating those laws on social media.

3 men arrested after attempting to kidnap an Iranian-American journalist and activist who is critical ...

Business Insider 28 Jan 2023
Masih Alinejad, Iranian journalist and women's rights activist, poses for a picture in New York City, New York, U.S., September 27, 2022 ... While the DOJ did not reveal the identity of the activist, Masih Alinejad confirmed on Twitter that she was the target.—Masih Alinejad 🏳️ (@AlinejadMasih) January 27, 2023.

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