Remember the ‘current’ crisis in Iran? It was the story that dominated our headlines until the unfortunate celebrity in threes last week. The uprising in Iran still continues despite the government sensoring and the lack of Twitter connections due to Jacko and Farrah.
Iran recalled its ambassador to Britain, saying it would reconsider its diplomatic ties with the United Kingdom.
There is a Iranian Government sponsored gathering which is officially meant to honor Mohammad Beheshti, a hero of the 1979 Islamic Revolution who was killed in a bombing on this date in 1981. Here we go again….
Some say that the British detentions is Iran’s way of getting back at the West which has become increasingly vocal in its condemnation of a crackdown on opposition supporters. Iran has accused the West of stoking unrest, singling out Britain and the U.S. for alleged meddling.
On Friday, a senior Iranian cleric lashed out at Britain in a nationally televised sermon. “In this unrest, Britons have behaved very mischievously and it is fair to add the slogan of ‘down with England’ to the slogan of ‘down with USA,'” he said.