• 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.

  • 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." 

  • 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 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 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: Calls for an inquiry into 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners

    By Greg Russell

    The National Scotland, 19 August 2017 - A group of politicians has called for an international commission to be set up to investigate the massacre in summer 1988 of more than 30,000 political prisoners in Iran, with a view to prosecuting those involved.The call came in Paris, base of the National Council of Resistance of Iran ( NCRI), the country’s opposition-in-exile, during an exhibition highlighting the horrors of the massacre,

  • Iran: ISIS Terrorist Attacks and Mullahs’ Crisis

    by Shahriar Kia

    ISIS claimed responsibility for the recent attacks in Iran, but it’s important to consider history before offering sympathy to the Iranian regime.

    For the first time on June 7th ISIS claimed responsibility for staging an attack in Iran, involving a twin assault on two sites in Tehran, the capital. This terrorist attack left 17 killed and dozens of others wounded in the parliament and the tomb of former Iranian regime leader Ruhollah Khomeini.

  • Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ sectarian activity rises in Sunni areas

    Al Arabiya, 11 September 2017 - The Iranian repressive and sectarian regime against Sunnis in the country warns of an upcoming civil war, according to a recent reformist opposition report.First published on amadnews site, which is allied with the opposition, the report reflects the Revolutionary Guards’ continued and escalating activity in predominantly Sunni areas.

  • Iranian-backed spy ring in Saudi Arabia trained by IRGC in Mashhad

     Al Arabiya, 28 August 2017-- Members of an Iranian-backed spy ring currently on trial in Saudi Arabia received training at military sites of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Saudi daily Okaz reported on Monday.According to the report, the spy ring - made up of Saudi nationals - utilized religious pilgrimages to a Holy Shiite shrine in the Iranian city of Mashhad to be trained at IRGC camps.

  • Iran’s 1988 political prisoner massacre remembered

    BY: SUSAN PRICE

    Sydney, Green Left Weekly, September 9, 2017 - Members of Sydney's Iranian community and their supporters marked the 29th anniversary of the massacre of political prisoners in Iran with an exhibition and gathering in Sydney's Martin Place on September 3. The display included an 8-metre-long list containing the names of more than 4700 victims.During the summer of 1988, thousands of Iranian political prisoners

  • IRGC Arrests Dozens of Children in Iran for Water Sporting

    Iran, NCRI, Jun 9, 2017-- The Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has arrested dozens of boys and girls who were on a leisure tour and mountain hiking near the town of Sepidan, in Iran’s Southern Fars Province.
     
    The state-run Javan news agency on Tuesday, June 6, quoted Lieutenant Colonel Ruhollah Rostami, a commander of the local IRGC  in Sepidan Garrison, as saying that some 90 boys and girls who were taking part in a mixed-gender tour and mountain hiking were detained.

  • Is there a struggle for power at the heart of the Iranian regime?

    by F. Mahmoudi

    Al Arabiya , 27 June 2017- As expected, Khamenei suffered a setback for playing the Raisi card in the election. His position has been weakened as a result and has exacerbated the differences within the regime.In order to compensate for his failure, Khamenei has adopted a defensive position, which is clear indication of weakness as a collapse of this position will mean collapse of the entire regime’s integrity.

  • ISIS Attacks in Tehran is a gift to Khamenei to Escape From Impasse, Regional and International Isolation

    Shedding blood of innocent people under any pretext must be condemned; ISIS practices clearly benefit clerical regime

    Following the initiative launching a broad international coalition of Arab and Islamic countries and the United States against the clerical regime’s warmongering and terrorism, ISIS carried out unexpected attacks in Tehran against its own godfather, at Khomeini’s tomb and the regime’s parliament. It is noteworthy that ISIS has never acted against the regime in past years.

  • Italian Human Rights Group Join Intl. Campaign in Support of Iran Political Prisoners' Demands

    prison protesting inhumane conditions.ROME – 27 August: Hands off Cain joins the international campaign supporting demands of the political prisoners in Raja'i Shahr prison in Karaj. The prisoners began a hunger strike 27 days ago and call on the Italian government to act so that their human rights are respected.The non-violent protest that started on July 30 by political prisoners in high-security Raja'i Shahr Prison is also being carried out by prisoners in other prisons.

  • 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.

  • Maryam Rajavi's Message on the Anniversary of the 1988 Massacre

    On the 29th anniversary of one of the most hideous crimes against humanity since the Second World War, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the president elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) sent a message urging the UN High Commissioner on human rights to immediately set up an independent committee to investigate the 1988 massacre and subsequently put those in charge before justice,the following is the full text of the message:

  • MARYAM RAJAVI: THE CYCLE OF EXECUTIONS IS AIMED AT PRESERVING THE MULLAH’S TYRANNY

     

    The World Day against the Death Penalty is a time to pay tribute to 120,000 PMOI and combatant freedom-fighters including the 30,000 who were hanged during the 1988 massacre by the religious dictatorship in Iran.It is also a day to reject the mullahs’ abhorrent regime who protect their decadent rule by daily executions in the face of public dissatisfaction and protests of a restless society that thirsts for freedom.

  • MEK is a major threat to the Iranian regime

    By Mahdavi Nasim

    On July 1, 2017, the (NCRI) and the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK/PMOI) held a gathering in Paris, France, where more than 100,000 Iranians from all over the world participated. In addition, many international dignitaries including Rudy Giuliani former mayor of New York City, John Bolton former ambassador to the United States, Tom Ridge, Former Secretary of Homeland Security,