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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.

April 29th, 2021 12:19
LA Businessman Imprisoned For Influence Scheme Claims Decades CIA Relationship
Last month, the Global Influence Operations Report (GIOR) reported on the imprisonment of Imaad Zuberi, a LA businessman, in connection with a massive political influence scheme. This included unregistered lobbying...
April 28th, 2021 12:24
US Intelligence Community To Create Hub Against Foreign Influence Operations
US media is reporting that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the head of the US intelligence community, is planning to set up a “Foreign Malign Influence...
April 19th, 2021 11:37
UK Human Rights Group Launches Book By US Muslim Brotherhood Figure
The UK-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has announced the launch of a new book titled Blackness and Islam. According to the announcement: April 10, 2021 Despite the egalitarian spirit...
April 19th, 2021 11:17
Uk Islamic Centre Marks 42nd Anniversary Of Iranian Islamic Revolution
The Islamic Centre of England (ICE) reported in February that it had held an online celebration to mark the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. According to the...
April 15th, 2021 11:27
Facebook Removes Network Of Fake Accounts Linked To Iran
Facebook is reporting that it has removed a network of Iranian fake accounts targeting Israel, the UK, Iraq, and Afghanistan for violating its policy against ​foreign interference​ , which is...
April 14th, 2021 11:28
Iran-Controlled Islamic Centre In Germany Involved in Injury Trial
German media is reporting about a trial in Hamburg which involves an employee of the Islamic Centre Hamburg, an influential mosque closely linked to the Islamic Republic of Iran. According...
March 31st, 2021 13:16
Iranian-Tied UK Human Rights Group Reacts To Batley Cartoon Affair
The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has called on the UK’s Education Secretary to retract his condemnation of the protests in Batley; West Yorkshire, centered on a schoolteacher who showed...
March 28th, 2021 13:34
US Intelligence Says Russia & Iran Tried To Influence US Elections While China Declined
The office of the US Director of National Intelligence has declassified and released its report titled “Foreign Threats to the 2020 Elections” which concluded that while there were no indications...
March 24th, 2021 14:27
Iranian Influence Campaigns Targeting US Elections Promote Iran’s Broad Interests
A US lawfare blog has published an analysis of Iranian influence strategies centered on campaigns targeting US elections. As the report explains: February 19, 2021 In the past few years,...
March 24th, 2021 13:47
Biden’s Controversial Iran Envoy Choice
US media reported in February on the controversy surrounding the appointment of Robert Malley as the Biden Administration envoy to Iran. According to the New York Times report: February 13,...