June 29, 2017

Iran Watch – December 29, 2008

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December 19, 2008
Iran Focus
London, Dec. 19 – The United Nations General Assembly accused Iran on Thursday of continuing the practice of torture and punishments such as flogging, stoning and amputation of limbs. The UNGA adopted a Canadian-sponsored resolution by a vote of 69 in favour to 54 […]

Iranians named over Buenos Aires bombing

Iran Focus
Tim Shipman & Phillip Sherwell
The Sunday Telegraph
Posted: November 11, 2007

Iran’s deputy defence minister is one of five top Teheran officials placed on Interpol’s most wanted list for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre in Argentina that killed 85 people, The Telegraph can reveal.
Ahmad Vahidi, a brigadier-general in the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards, […]

UK court tells UK government to lift Iran opposition ban

Iran Focus
Selina Williams
Dow Jones Newswire
Posted: October 30, 2007
LONDON -(Dow Jones)- A U.K. court Friday ordered the U.K.’s home secretary to lift a six-year ban on Iran’s Peoples Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, which is part of a broader coalition group that forms the main opposition to the current regime in Tehran.
The PMOI, which last October […]

Iran and Iraq’s Hidden Catastrophe

Dr. Majid Sadeghpour
Global Politician – Silently yet systematically, Iraq’s nationalist, secular, and democratic
voices are falling silent. Their lives taken and their blood shed in the troubled country’s
treacherous struggle for democracy and sovereignty. The killers are shadowy, their traces
ultimately pointing the prudent observer to the neighboring country to the east where
extremist leaders are believed to be […]