May 27, 2017

Turkish intelligence: Iranian businessman sent $1.5M for assassination of Saudi envoy

Turkish intelligence: Iranian businessman sent $1.5M for assassination of Saudi envoy
An Iranian businessman has been accused of paying $1.5 million to fund the assassination of the Saudi ambassador to the US.
Reza Zarrab is suspected of sending the money to US-Iranian citizen Manssour Arbabsiar, who was sentenced to 25 years in prison in May 2013 for […]

Iranian Americans Rally Against Rouhani Near United Nations

By JoelGraham | Posted September 25, 2013 | New York City, New York
CNN PRODUCER NOTE – Photographer Joel Graham captured the scene as hundreds of people protested against Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s appearance at the United Nations yesterday. Graham got there just as President Obama was arriving for his speech (photo 1). Former Congressman Patrick […]

Marzieh, Iranian Singer and Voice of Dissent, Dies at 86

By MARGALIT FOX
Published: October 16, 2010
Marzieh, the great diva of Persian traditional song, who was silenced after the Islamic Revolution in 1979 but who re-emerged years later outside Iran as a singer and a highly public supporter of the resistance, died on Wednesday in Paris. She was 86 and had defected to France in 1994.
Marzieh, […]

Resolution in Congress seeks Iranian Freedom

By Michelle Phillips, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
A bipartisan group of House members on Thursday put forward a resolution calling for the Iranian government to cease the oppression of its people and political dissidents. The representatives held a news conference to highlight the resolution, which is being sponsored by Rep. Bob Filner, California Democrat, and which they […]

Human bargaining chips in deals with Iran: Bernd Debusman

By Bernd Debusmann
REUTERS – COLUMN
WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Seven summers ago, in a crowded conference room of a Washington hotel, an Iranian exile leader gave the first detailed public account of Iran’s until-then secret nuclear projects at the cities of Natanz and Arak. It greatly turned up the volume of a seemingly endless international […]

Voice of America TV – Demonstration in Washington, DC and a conversation with Nasser Rashidi

Host:
Demonstration by National Coalition of Iranians and supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran.  We will discuss the event with demonstration spokesman, Mr. Nasser Rashidi via telephone.
Mr. Nasser Rashidi:
The rally yesterday was a large demonstration which began at the U.S. Congress, through Pennsylvania Avenue, that ended at the White House.  Participants included representatives […]

Exiled group says race on in Iran to build bomb

PARIS (Reuters) – Iran will redouble efforts to build an atomic bomb following Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s victory in a presidential election but
could still be deterred by tough sanctions, the head of an exiled Iranian group said Saturday.
Maryam Rajavi, leader of the French-based National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), told Reuters that Western powers had to […]

Iran Watch – February 9th, 2009

[spoiler title=”Iran: A young man sentenced to a barbaric punishment of having his eyes blinded by Sulfuric acid”]February 5, 2009
NCRI website
NCRI – The Iranian regime’s Supreme Court approved a barbaric sentence of blinding the eyes of a young man by pouring Sulfuric acid in his eyes. Mullahs’ judiciary in Tehran had earlier sentenced the 27-year-old […]

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 […]

Iran Watch – December 22, 2008

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December 19, 2008
UPI
LUXEMBOURG, Dec. 19 (UPI) — A European court in Luxembourg issued a ruling in favor of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran, declining a challenge to maintain the group on state terrorist lists. The European Court of First Instance declined a request by the European Union and the […]