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Iran

Iran is one of the most active influ­ence actors in its use of hack­ers and oth­er cyber oper­a­tions. The coun­try also employs a large net­work of affil­i­at­ed groups and orga­ni­za­tions such as the Islam­ic Cen­ter of Eng­land. Iran also funds PressTV, a glob­al media oper­a­tion in sup­port of its goals.

May 12th, 2022 14:53
UK Iranian Influence Organization Participates in Annual “International Quds Day” March
An Iranian influence organization is participating in this year's International 'Quds (Jerusalem) Day" march, featuring several other anti-Israeli and/or Iranian influence organizations. According to the Islamic Human Rights Commission’s statement:...
April 8th, 2022 14:03
Australian Think Tank Launches Website Tracking Twitter-Based Global Disinformation and Information Operations
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), an Australian think tank, has launched a new website tracking global disinformation and information operations on Twitter. By analyzing publicly accessible data from Twitter’s...
April 7th, 2022 11:34
Iranian Media Coverage of Ukraine Shaped by Internal Political Divisions, Report Finds
Iran International, a television station headquartered in London and aimed at Iranian viewers, is reporting that Internal political divisions shape Iranian media coverage of the war in Ukraine. According to...
April 1st, 2022 13:27
Turkish, Iranian Influence Organizations to have Input in Hamburg Youth Welfare
German media is reporting that the Hamburg City Senate would allow groups influenced by the Turkish and Iranian governments to have input in youth welfare. According to the Die Welt...
March 18th, 2022 15:42
UK Iranian Influence Organization Joins Global Muslim Brotherhood Alleging Western Double Standards and Racism on Ukraine
A UK-based Iranian influence organization joins the Global Muslim Brotherhood in alleging Western double standards and racism with respect to the Russian war on Ukraine. The UK-based Islamic Human Rights...
March 14th, 2022 14:42
Iran’s PressTV Mimics Russian Talking Points on Ukraine
Iranian independent media is reporting that Iranian-backed PressTV is echoing Russian talking points on the Ukraine conflict. IranWire, a joint venture of a group of Iranian journalists in the Diaspora,...
February 10th, 2022 14:31
Suspected Iranian Disinformation Unit Created Fake Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Network to Sow Discord in Israel
British media is reporting that a suspected Iranian disinformation unit created a network on Facebook that attempted to stoke anti-government sentiment and internal discontent in Israel. The network did this...
February 7th, 2022 07:58
Meta Releases Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report, Highlights Iranian Influence Operation
Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has published its “December 2021 Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior Report,” covering influence operations on its social media platforms. According to the report: December 2021: Since 2017,...
February 7th, 2022 07:49
Germany Links Hamburg Mosque Organization to Iranian Government
German media is reporting that the German domestic intelligence agency has found evidence that a Hamburg mosque organization is linked to the Iranian government. According to the Die Welt report:...
January 30th, 2022 12:58
Iranian-linked Organization Leaves German State-recognized Shura Council
German Islamist media is reporting that a mosque organization linked to the Iranian government left a Shura council that has an agreement with the German government. According to the IslamiQ...