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Crooked mullahs: Khamenei places his son in control of Iran’s oil

It’s a classic case of an isolated elite in a dying regime, fighting over the spoils of the nation’s wealth. Iran’s petrodollars are now under the direct personal control of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, his son, and his most trusted […]

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Regime fears lack of investment in oil sector

Iran's state-run oil and gas sector is reeling from official corruption, as a pro-regime lawmaker has noted, and from a lack of foreign investment. Attending an oil and gas


‘Sabotage’ said behind huge pipeline blast near Qom

Three massive gas pipelines exploded April 8 at Iran's principal energy hub, showing the regime's increased vulnerability and the growing militancy of some in the opposition. Regime figures ascribe


Mullahs’ over-reach helps Israel; Iran becomes the new ‘bogeyman’ among Arabs

The mullahs ruling Iran have inadvertently helped Israel by making oil-and-gas-rich Arab Muslim governments more fearful of the Islamic Republic than the Jewish state. "Iran has taken

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Upcoming event: ‘Next steps in Iran sanctions – targeting the choke points’

The Heritage Foundation is sponsoring a public discussion April 7 to tighten the economic noose around the Islamic Republic of Iran and to lift the crane


Regime voices fear of internal criticism, revealing fragility of leadership

As an $11 billion oil theft scandal unfolds at the seniormost levels of the Islamic Republic, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has said that any official criticism


Islamic Republic corruption scandal: $11 billion in oil money missing

A colossal corruption scandal is brewing in Tehran, with the discovery that $11 billion in oil revenues have vanished over the past nine months. The mullahs and their minions

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The effectiveness of gasoline vs oil sanctions on Iran

The following is a report that assesses the effectiveness of international gasoline sanctions on Iran, and how much more effective sanctions against Iran's oil exports would