December 31, 2017

Jihadist Group Blows Up Oil Pipeline In Iran, In Midst Of Protests

Overnight Friday a well-known Sunni jihadist group which operates in Iran posted a video to its media accounts purporting to show an attack on an oil pipeline in Iran's southern Khuzestan province, which has historically been a restive area in which Sunni Arab separatists have been active.

Though Iran has yet to confirm the attack, the terror group Ansar al-Furqan Ahwaz Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility in an official statement, which noted "This operation was conducted to inflict losses on the economy of the criminal Iranian regime." Read more.

ZeroHedge

Related,
- Sunni jihadists claim they blew up Iran oil pipeline - Times of Israel
- Breaking: Iranian terrorist group blows up oil pipeline in country’s west - AMN

- Iran slams 'duplicitous, opportunist' US support for protests - PressTV
- Iran Cuts Off Internet Amid Mass Protests, Calls For "Armed Uprising" - ZeroHedge

- Protests in Iran: The genie is out of the bottle - DW

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