The story: The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has warned the Saudi royal family that it will “pay the price” unless it reins in the media outlets it allegedly funds. The warning comes as Tehran accuses foreign-based Persian-language networks—and especially the TV channel Iran International—of spreading fake news and inciting unrest.
The coverage: Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami on Oct. 17 accused Saudi Arabia of using news outlets it allegedly bankrolls to meddle in Iranian matters.
Though Salami did not explicitly name any outlets...
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