“DFS Worldwide, Everex, and Aban Air: IRGC shipping ops worldwide”
May 28, 2013
SNIPPET: “The US Treasury recently imposed sanctions on these companies and individuals involved in their operations. Aban Air works in cooperation with previously sanctioned Iran Air and Mahan Air in support of the IRGC’s weapons trafficking operations. Everex handled the cargo, and when they started to feel the heat Everex became DFS Worldwide. Ali Mahdavi is identified as the head of all three operations.
The Aban Air website has disappeared, and the Everex site is “undergoing maintenance”, but DFS Worldwide is alive and well online (for now):”
“Is Iran widening its shadow war with West?
Cases in Kenya and Nigeria suggests Iran is using Africa as a new front is it’s clandestine war against the United States and Israel.”
Published: May 9, 2013 at 2:35 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya, May 9 (UPI) —
SNIPPET: “A few weeks ago, British arms-trafficking investigators said they had found evidence that Tehran has been secretly shipping arms and ammunition to Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, the Ivory Coast and South Sudan — all African states plagued by conflict.”
SNIPPET: “In recent months, Iranian operations, some involving agents of Lebanon’s Hezbollah, Iran’s powerful surrogate in the Levant, have been uncovered in India, Nepal, Thailand, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cyprus and elsewhere, underlining Iran’s global reach.”