• 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

  • 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 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.'

  • IRAN'S LEADER NAMES CONSERVATIVE CLERIC TO ARBITRATION BODY

    TEHRAN, Iran, AP, August 14, 2017 -- Iran's supreme leader has appointed a conservative cleric to head a council that mediates disputes between government bodies, Iranian state TV reported on Monday.The TV said Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei named Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi as the new chief of the arbitration body - known as the Expediency Council - for the next five years.

  • Iraq's Iran-backed militias propose entering Syria to back Assad

    A spokesman for Iraq's Iran-backed paramilitary forces has said they ready to move inside Syrian territories to fight alongside the Assad regime after they captured areas along the border.

    Karim al-Nouri said on Monday that controversial Popular Mobilisation Units [PMU] were willing to cross into Syria as long as the Iraqi government approves the move.

    The PMU - mostly Shia fighters with close ties to Iran known in Arabic as al-Hashed al-Shaabi - this week pushed IS militants out of the border village of Umm Jrais, cutting off the last IS supply line between Syria and Iraq.

  • Iraqi governor of oil-rich Basra flees to Iran amid growing corruption scandal

    The governor of the Iraqi province of Basra has fled to neighbouring Iran, amid a growing corruption scandal allegedly connected to other high ranking officials.Majid al-Nasrawi escaped the country with his son on Thursday through the Shalamjah border crossing hours after he stepped down from his position, which he has held since June 2013.The former governor is facing corruption charges, which also implicate his son,

  • Khamenei's Futile Roadmap for Saving the Iran Regime

    NCRI - On Tuesday August 8, 2017, Hassan Rouhani submitted the list of his ministers and cabinet members to regime’s parliament. The list, in which more than half of previous ministers have been replaced, is actually the result of a balance of power between regime’s rival bands.The question, however, is whether the cabinet reshuffle puts forward a specific, strategic way out of the crises the regime is inundated with.

  • New sanctions show US sides with Iranian people, not the regime

    BY SOONA SAMSAMI

    The Hill, Aug 2, 2017 - Last week, the “Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017' received a rare and near unanimous bipartisan vote in Congress. The legislation placed more sanctions on the Iranian regime. It called for extending terrorism-related sanctions on the notorious Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC), Iran’s violators of human rights and its missile program, which is increasingly threatening world peace.

  • Sadr's opposition to Tehran's regional politics paved way to Gulf visits'

    Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's visit to Abu Dhabi and Riyadh was triggered after the leader publicly opposed Tehran's regional politics, including calling for Syria's Bashar al-Assad to step down, UAE-owned publications said.Sadr, who leads an Iraqi political party dubbed the Sadrist Movement, met with both Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed as well as Saudi royals to discuss regional issues while calling for Arab

  • SPEECH BY MARYAM RAJAVI ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE MASSACRE IN ASHRAF ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 (PHOTOS)

      Honorable friends, dear sisters and brothers,

     We have come together to pay homage to the epical resistance and sacrifice of Ashraf residents on September 1, 2013.This ceremony coincides with Eid Al-Adha.
    On the occasion of this Eid and this anniversary, we have come together to strengthen our vows to the 52 PMOI members who sealed their pledges by sacrificing their lives.We pledge to always remember their sacrifice

  • The key to the Iran deal Stopping Iranian ballistic missile development

    The Washington Examiner, Jul 18, 2017 - Capping off a day of behind-the-scenes drama, President Trump recertified Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal late on Monday.He was right to do so.For a start, Trump can revisit Iranian compliance every 90 days, so he need not rush to premature action. Had Trump decertified Iran now, he would have greatly agitated America's European allies,

  • The Middle East muddle between the U.S. and Iraq

    by EDITORIAL BOARD

    There is a growing feeling in Washington, underlined by the character of the forces that have nearly brought about the fall of Mosul that America bought Iraq, with blood and dollars, and Iran has ended up the dominant nation there.The United States has had 4,500 killed in Iraq and the cost to the American taxpayer is estimated at roughly $1 trillion.

  • #FreeIran in Paris – a message of solidarity

    EUreporter

    July 1, 2017 -- The grand gathering of the Iranian Resistance was held on Saturday 1 July in Paris. As usual this is not only an outstanding, colourful and great event but a manifestation of the only organized democratic opposition in Iran, the real alternative to the Mullahs’ regime. As such this grand gathering is supported by all the walks and varieties of Iranian people, even prisoners.

  • 'Free Iran' rally remarks the position of PMOI in Iranian resistance as a democratic alternative

     

    During the "Free Iran" rally in Paris on July 1, the mood was festive and clearing upbeat, as speakers discussed the movement of MEK members from Iraq to Albania.But many of the speakers and delegations also spoke of the real possibility of regime change in Iran,as they noted major changes on the international scene. Speaker after speaker from the United States pointed to the new policies of the Trump administration,

  • A democratic alternative 2 D Iranian regime – 'Free Iran' rally highlights MEK's role in Iranian resistance

     During the "Free Iran" rally in Paris on July 1, the mood was festive and clearing upbeat, as speakers discussed the movement of MEK members from Iraq to Albania.But many of the speakers and delegations also spoke of the real possibility of regime change in Iran, as they noted major changes on the international scene.

  • A new era for PMOI/MEK with this lady at the helm

    On the 52nd anniversary of its foundation on September 6, 2017, the Iranian Resistance’s central force, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) elected a new Secretary General.The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) is a robust movement, which its central council consists of thousands of women. In Iran, Albania, France, Germany, London and Sweden.

  • A reasonable approach to the Iran deal

     BY:Jennifer Rubin 

    Secretary of State John Kerry, left, shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif last year at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Oslo. (State Department/European Pressphoto Agency)I vigorously opposed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) because I believed then — as I believe now — that the Obama administration, in its desperation for a legacy-creating deal,

  • After her election as PMOI/MEK Secretary General, Zahra Merrikhi pledges to bring freedom to Iran

    The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran, PMOI, (the Mujahedin-e Khalq, MEK) held its annual Congress simultaneously in Tirana and five other countries. On the PMOI’s 52nd anniversary, the Congress elected Ms. Zahra Merrikhi as its new Secretary General. Ms. Zohreh Akhyani, the Secretary General since 2011, chaired the Congress.According to the PMOI’s bylaws, the Secretary General is elected to a renewable term of two years.

  • Agenda: Trump must tear up the US nuclear deal with Iran

    By: Struan Stevenson

    WITH only days to go before President Trump must decide if he will grant the Iranian regime compliance with the nuclear deal on October 15, the sands of time are rapidly running out for Tehran’s fascist rulers. President Trump told a meeting of the United Nations in September that the deal was “an embarrassment” to the United States. If Mr. Trump refuses to certify Iran’s compliance with the deal,

  • Al-Quds, Iran’s long arm in the region

    By: Tony Duheaume

    In the late 1980s, Iran’s revolutionary leader Ruhollah Khomeini built a force out of his infamous Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and named this special elite unit al-Quds Force.Forged to spread Khomeini’s revolution to foreign lands, al-Quds became responsible for carrying out the IRGC’s extraterritorial operations. In no time, al-Quds became an effective force for exporting the Iranian revolution,