Posters joke that Mossad agent 'Eli Kopter' is behind deadly Iran helicopter crash afters new analyst gaffe

Who is Eli Kopter? Meme suggesting Mossad agent took out Iranian president spirals out of control

A news anchor gaffe sparked a meme.

On May 20, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Right-wingers think 'Iranian Sleeper Cells' will be unleashed in America

‘Iranian terror cell’ fears pushed by same crowd who claimed secret Hamas agents were in the U.S.

'Keep your guns close and your family closer.'

On Apr 15, 2024 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Mean tweets and world peace’: Trump fans push new 2024 slogan after Iran’s strike on Israel

Trump's 2018 all-caps tweet threatening Iran is being praised.

On Apr 15, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

President Joe Biden signed an infrastructure bill on Monday that contained $65 billion for broadband.

Why critics claim Biden directly funded Hamas’ attack on Israel

Critics are pointing to a prisoner swap that was set to release $6 billion in frozen Iranian funds.

On Oct 9, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

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False claim that Iran sentenced 15,000 protesters to death spread by celebs and politicians

The claim stems from a news article that went viral last week.

On Nov 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

TikTok with caption 'DO NOT EXECUTE Mohammad Ghobadlou Mohsen Rezazadeh Saman Seydi Mohammad Boroghani Saeed Shirazi Abolfazl Mehri Hossein Abbas Daris Manouchehr Mehman Navaz Soheil Khoshdel #stopexecutionsiniran' 'sharing their names and using the hashtag is really crucial for their survival' (l) Iran Parliament (c) woman speaking with caption 'this is insane. do you know how many protesters this will affect at the moment?' (r)

Iranians on TikTok are naming arrested protesters to try and stave off executions

More than 15,000 arrested protesters could face the death penalty.

On Nov 11, 2022 by Siobhan Ball

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Twitter suspends Yashar Ali for promoting Molotov cocktail recipe to Iran protesters

Ali was suspended for tweeting out a 'How to Make the Perfect Molotov Cocktail' article.

On Oct 17, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Protestors take part during a demonstration in front of the Iranian embassy in Brussels, Belgium on Sept. 23, 2022, following the death of Mahsa Amini.

Inside Iran, protesters remain unfazed by the regime’s high-tech crackdown

Facial recognition tech and internet shutdowns aren't slowing the movement.

On Oct 13, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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How ‘Bella Ciao’ became the viral anthem for the fight against authoritarians

The Italian protest song has a long and storied history—reinvigorated by TikTok and Twitter.

On Oct 6, 2022 by Chris Stokel-Walker

Protesters holding signs 'Is Hijab a choice Mesha Amini died after being arrested and beaten savagely by the morality police in Iran, responsible for enforcing the obligation for Iranian women to wear the veil in Tehra'

‘Anonymous’-affiliated hackers claim to take down Iranian websites in support of protests

The death of a 22-year-old has led to widespread protests in Iran.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Journalists being targeted in ‘sustained effort’ by nation-state hackers, researchers say

Hackers believed to be allied with countries such as Turkey and Iran are even impersonating reporters.

On Jul 14, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Gay influencer allegedly killed by family for ‘honor’

His death came days before he was to flee the country and claim asylum.

On May 17, 2021 by Siobhan Ball

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Air strike has Twitter wondering about all that love, justice, and stimulus money they were promised

'Oh so that’s where our stimulus checks went.'

On Feb 26, 2021 by Claire Goforth

Donald Trump Joe Biden Iran China Hacking Campaigns

Trump, Biden campaigns targeted by phishing schemes from foreign agents

There were phishing attempts made toward both campaigns.

On Jun 5, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Iran’s doctors are dancing to keep spirits high amid coronavirus scare

The videos also defy the country's rules against dancing.

On Mar 6, 2020 by Samira Sadeque