Iran to Execute Spy Who Led CIA to Soleimani

June 12, 2020
Iranian courts sentenced Mahmoud Mousavi-Majd to death for spying on Commander Qassem Soleimani for the US and Israel (Reuters). Officials of the Iranian Justice Ministry clarified Mousavi-Majd was in prison for some time and his activities were discovered before the airstrike which killed Soleimani (DW). Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili stated on Tuesday “He gave the […]

Erdogan’s Executive Presidency Fails the Coronavirus Test

April 17, 2020
Before Turkey’s executive presidency was inaugurated in 2018, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated a pledge he had made on the campaign trail to rally support behind his long-term vision of changing the country’s parliamentary system to a presidential one. He promised to speed up the functioning of the state and make it more efficient. The […]