Categories
June Today in Terrorism

June 20, 2009: Suicide bombing at mausoleum in Iran

On June 20, 2009 a suicide bomber exploded his device at the mausoleum to Ayatollah Khomeini killing two and wounding eight

Categories
June Today in Terrorism

June 7, 2017: ISIS claims several attacks in Iran

On June 7, 2017 ISIS attacked the Iranian Parliament and the Ayatollah Khomeini mausoleum in Tehran, killing 18 and wounding another 52

Categories
April Today in Terrorism

April 30, 1980: Siege at Iranian embassy in London

On April 30, 1980 six gunmen seized the Iranian Embassy in London, taking 21 hostages, two of whom they killed

Categories
Perspectives

How much should we really worry about Iran?

Today is a bit of a departure, but just a bit: I want to talk about Iran. You know, that country in the Middle East which everyone thinks is public enemy #1!

Categories
Perspectives

How does assassinating an Iranian nuclear scientist make us safer?

If one nation decides to unilaterally take out another’s citizen what stops the desire for legitimate retribution?

Categories
Phil in the media Quick Hits Video

China, Russia, Iran and North Korea are Canada’s ‘greatest strategic threat’: CSE report

Canada’s cyber security agency has named China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as the ‘greatest strategic threats’ to Canada’s infrastructure, property and elections.

Categories
October Today in Terrorism

October 18, 2009: Suicide bombing in Iran

A Pakistani suicide bomber killed 43 people and wounded 150 in southeastern Iran in 2009.

Categories
September Today in Terrorism

September 22, 2018: Iran military parade attacked by gunmen in Iran

ISIS claimed a gun attack on a military parade in the SW Iranian city of Ahvaz in September 2018 in which 25 civilians were killed.

Categories
Canadian Intelligence Eh! Podcast

Podcast 49 – Terrorism, Iran and Foreign Policy: A discussion with Atheist Republic

Armin Navabi from Atheist Republic interviews CSIS analyst Phil Gurski on what is happening in Iran and how worried should we be about that nation.

Categories
Today in Terrorism

Attack on Iranian terrorist group camp in Iraq (July 4, 2016)

On this day in 2016, anti-Iranian terrorist group Mujahedin-e-Khalq was attacked by possible pro-Iranian militias at its camp in Iraq; 40 were wounded.