• Nations in the Middle East pay price for the appeasement policy

    by zeeshan aleen 

    The Obama White House’s high-profile prisoner swap with Iran in 2016 was a much bigger gift to Iran than the administration ever let on.That’s the takeaway from an investigative report from Politico published Monday, which details how the Obama administration deliberately obscured and downplayed the national security threat posed by the seven Iranian-born prisoners and 14 fugitives freed as part of a deal to bring back five American prisoners held captive in Iran.

  • Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons and regional domination

    By Tony Duheaume

    Besides their policing duties within Iran’s borders, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was put in charge of the country’s clandestine nuclear program in the 1980s, taking full charge of the regime’s quest for nuclear weapons. With its hard-line commanders determined to lead the most powerful army in the Middle East, it needed sophisticated weapon systems to achieve this, and nuclear weapons soon became an obsession.

  • Amnesty Says Many Political Prisoners In Iran On Hunger Strike To Protest Conditions

    Amnesty International says more than a dozen political prisoners have gone on hunger strike in a prison in Karaj, northwest of the Iranian capital, Tehran, to protest the “cruel, inhuman, and degrading conditions” they have been forced to endure.In an August 22 statement, the rights group said that the prisoners at Rajai Shahr prison were recently transferred to a newly opened area where conditions are so poor that they have been described as “suffocating.”

  • Arab coalition: Iran-backed Houthis attack UAE ship off coast of Yemen, one crew injured

    Al Arabiya, Reuters- 15 June 2017-- The Arab Coalition in support of restoring the legitimate government in Yemen said on Wednesday that a boast launched a missile targeting a UAE ship off the coast of Yemen.

    According to the statement, the ship was attacked by a guided missile fired by the Houthi militias after it left the Yemeni port of al-Mokha, however it caused no damage to the ship.

  • Coming soon, war of words on Iran nukes

     By Tony Duheaume

    Al Arabiya, 17 August 2017 - In recent weeks, a potentially dangerous verbal confrontation erupted between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, which if not resolved through diplomatic means, could lead to a nuclear showdown.The context of this acrimonious exchange makes the situation even more alarming, as the war of words was triggered by North Korea’s testing of nuclear weapons

  • Confronting North Korea and Iran

    Al Arabyia, 26 September 2017 - The weak Iranian nuclear deal, which the former American administration agreed upon, is partially responsible for North Korea’s surge in developing its nuclear program.Iran was rewarded with a sum of $150 billion as per the deal and the country managed to retrieve funds withheld since the days of the Shah, with profits. It was also granted massive contracts to develop its technical

  • Dissidents against Iranian regime unveils secret project for producing nuclear weapons

    By Reza Shafiee

    Iran's mullahs will stop at nothing to get their hands on nuclear weapons to spread terror.

     Just look at how broad the evidence is.Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in his letter to House speaker Paul Ryan on April 19 said that although Iran is meeting the terms of 2015 nuclear deal with Obama administration and five other world powers, "Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror through many platforms and methods." 

  • Former US Official: Obama Admin ‘Systematically Disbanded’ Units Investigating Iran’s Terrorism Financing Networks

    Freebeacon, June 8, 2017 -- The Obama administration 'systematically disbanded' law enforcement investigative units across the federal government focused on disrupting Iranian, Syrian, and Venezuelan terrorism financing networks out of concern the work could cause friction with Iranian officials and scuttle the nuclear deal with Iran, according to a former U.S. official who spent decades dismantling terrorist financial networks.

  • Hezbollah Is a Branch of the Iran Regime's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC)

    NCRI - The House Foreign Affairs Committee held hearings on Thursday, June 8 to investigate Hezbollah as a proxy force for the Iran regime.

    The Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ed Royce in the hearings stressed, "Hezbollah is a proxy force to the Iran regime and in fact, the Iran deal has enabled this country to provide Hezbollah with more equipment and facilities. Hezbollah is still an extensive criminal network, which is also engaged in a range of illegal activities such as trafficking, smuggling cigarette, and money laundering."

  • House calls for release of political prisoners in Iran

    The Hill, July 27, 2017 - The House passed a resolution on Wednesday urging Iran to release American prisoners being held as hostages.Lawmakers approved the resolution by a voice vote a day after passing a sanctions package that included measures targeting Iran for its ballistic missile development.“I hope that this resolution sends a strong message to Iran that this practice will not be tolerated,' said Rep.

  • How Palestinian unity efforts can catch Iran off-guard

    BY:  Hamid Bahrami

    Al Arabiya, 11 October 2017 - After years of schism, the Palestinian groups, Fatah and Hamas decided to end the bloody split. Rami Hamdallah, the Palestinian Prime Minister warmly shook hands with Hamas leader Ismail Haniya in Gaza Strip.Conflicts between known Palestinian groups is one of the main reasons to not achieve peace for the long bloody Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • How to tackle Iran’s Middle East bellicosity

     

    By Heshmat AlaviSpecial

    face of Iran’s belligerence across the Middle East, evidence of Tehran’s dangerous footprints are now visible in several countries across the region, including even Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province.The Trump administration, however, has made it quite vivid its adoption of a firm approach. This stance, signaled in the historic May conference in Riyadh, is long overdue

  • Iran is part of Yemeni crisis

    NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia and Yemen have said Iran has no role to play in the region because it was the cause of the Yemeni crisis and not part of the solution.
    Saudi Arabia’s UN Ambassador Abdullah Al-Mouallimi and Yemeni Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Abdulmalek Al-Makhlafi, made their remarks at a symposium titled “Partners for a Sustainable Peace in Yemen” which was held Monday at UN headquarters in New York.

  • Iran regime change is in the making

    By Heshmat Alavi

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed in a recent Congressional hearing that the U.S. should literally “work towards support of those elements inside Iran that would lead to a peaceful transition of that government,” signaling the overhaul needed in Washington’s Iran policy.From Tehran’s point of view this was, of course, a completely unpleasant surprise,

  • Iran Regime Seeking to Establish Militias in Syria

    NCRI - Iran is attempting to change the structure of its sectarian militias in Syria and establish them as a legalized force, as Russia carried out such a scenario a year ago with its 5th Division, said Syrian National Coalition member Yasser Farhan.

    “Iran is on the verge of continuing its influence in Syria, and to cloak the Revolutionary Guards and sectarian fighters it is seeking to establish the Syrian Hashid al-Shabi,” he said.

  • Iran Regime Seeking to Establish Militias in Syria

    NCRI - Millions of internet addresses, softwares and VPN were blocked during the 3 past years. Mahomoud Vaezi minister of communication of the Iranian regime announced.

    On Tuesday 6 June, at a session of Regime’s parliament- Minister of communication and information also said that in the 3 last years of Rouhani’s administration, 7 million websites and 121 VPN and software were phased out.

  • Iran Regime's Fear of Bipartisan Sanctions in the U.S. Senate

    NCRI - Failure of appeasing calls to consider a postponement of bipartisan vote, on approval of a bill, imposing new sanctions against the clerical regime led to fearful reactions of government officials and various factions within the Iranian regime.

    The state run ‘Shabake khabar’ TV on June 8th, 2017, reported: "Zarif stated; in addition to detestable statement of the White House, the US Senate approved sanctions, while Iran was confronting terrorist acts of elements tied to America”.

  • Iran Regime's Internal Crisis 10 Months After the Revelation of 1988 Massacre

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     Iran’s judiciary news agency published a piece titled, “Effort to replace the murderer with the martyr,” over remarks made by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei regarding his failure to engineer the presidential election.

    “Those who seek to tarnish the image of our establishment remind everyone about the 1980s… They see no shame in changing the place of the ‘murderer’ and ‘martyr’!” the piece reads.

  • Iran says two warships heading to Oman

    Reuters, 11 Jun 2017- Two Iranian warships will leave for Oman on Sunday, Iran's navy said, before starting their mission in the open seas.

    'An Iranian naval flotilla will depart to Oman on Sunday and then will go to the north of the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden,' the public relations of the naval forces of the army said in a statement published on the Tasnim news agency.

    Tasnim said the flotilla included two warships.

  • Iran terrorist Quds force commander insists on warmongering and export of extremism

     Gen. Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Iranian terrorist Quds force, the cross-border wing of the IRGC, said: 'Sometimes we use diplomacy to solve some specific problems which the world also insist on that. But other times diplomacy wouldn't work, particularly where there are difficult problems.'