After eight days of talks in the Swiss city of Lausanne, finally a nuclear framework agreement was reached. However, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Friday, that it is too early to celebrate an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme, one that has not made sure that Iran would stick to what they promised to do.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the leader of the Iranian Resistance described the nuclear deal framework agreement reached between the 5+1 countries and the Iranian regime as a retreat by the mullahs and ‘a step toward drinking the chalice of nuclear poison’ but warned that ‘a statement of generalities, lacking Khamenei approval, will never block the path to the regime obtaining nuclear weapons.’
The National Council of Resistance has published a detailed report on how the Iranian regime has taken advantage of Yemen’s religious agitation, to form a mercenary group in that country, one is using as a medium for its hostility against Yemen and the Arabian Peninsula.
The United States is coming under mounting pressure to 'forcefully confront' Iran over its support for militant groups behind the chaos erupting in Yemen, the Washington Post newspaper has revealed.
The National Council of Resistance of Iran, reveals that the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, has ordered his regime’s officials to increase secret and overt executions.
The Iranian Resistance calls on the U.S. government, UNAMI and UNHCR that have numerously and in writing committed themselves to the wellbeing and security of the residents to take the necessary steps to end this hostage taking and to secure the immediate release of Mr. Safar Zakery.
An Iranian journalist who had been writing about the nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran has become a vocal critic of the talks. Amir Hossein Mottaghi has said that America's role is inappropriate.
Turkey’s president warned on Thursday that the Iranian regime is trying to dominate the region, adding that Ankara could provide “logistical support” to Saudi Arabia in its military operations against the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The hostility amongst members of the Congress is growing against the emerging nuclear deal with Iran, leaving the President with scarce political cover as he the deadline to this deal approaches. Officials in the administration say that they are hoping to complete the agreement by the end of the month. Should a deal be reached it would lead to a metamorphosis of US and Iranian relations and give the President his most important foreign policy achievement of his second term. As details of the still changing talks have leaked out of Geneva where the Secretary of State John Kerry is spear heading the process, lawmakers are increasing their concerns that the administration is granting too many concessions to Tehran.
A Kurdish member of the Iraqi parliament claims there is a nearly 30,000 Iranian soldiers and military experts fighting against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq. Many of them are disguised as Iraqi Shiite militias. This can be seen as an invasion of Iran, more than just military assistance.
The leader of Iranian opposition called on the 26th Arab Summit being held in Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh to evict the ‘the religious dictatorship and its mercenaries’ from the countries in the region.
On the eve of the Arab summit, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance reiterated on the need for joint action and unity against the religious terrorist dictatorship ruling Iran and its export of terrorism and belligerence. She said: “The coalition against occupation of Yemen by the mercenaries of the Iranian regime was necessary and inevitable. But this legitimate and just defense should be expanded to throughout the region to Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and elsewhere. The religious dictatorship ruling Iran and its mercenaries should be evicted from these countries.”
The leader of Iranian opposition, described the joint action by Arab countries against the Iranian regime’s ‘aggression and occupation’ in Yemen as ‘extremely essential’ and called for ‘expansion of this just and legitimate defense against’ the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism.
This Tuesday France warned the UN that “insufficient” progress is being made towards forming a nuclear deal that is said to take place between Iran and the six World Powers with specific conflict over the issues of research and development and the issue of the sanctions imposed on Iran by the west.
As the deadline to the nuclear talks approaching, Iran is desperate to move forward with its nuclear plans and an end to the sanction. But it might not be bale to get both, thus, it seems, regional expansion is the other option.
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee could vote as soon as next week on a bill requiring U.S. President to submit any possible nuclear agreement with the Iranian regime to the U.S. Congress for approval. This was stated by Senator Bob Corker on Monday.
State held the 134th session of the GCC Ministerial Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The kingdom’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prince Saud al-Faisal, led the delegation from On Thursday, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab Saudi Arabia.
On Thursday, the United Nations special rapporteur on Iran, Dr. Ahmed Shaeed, revealed that no less than 753 people were executed in Iran last year, which is the highest number since 2002. This news is especially concerning as it points towards the reality of Iran under Rouhani’ presidency, who some still consider a moderate in Western countries while the evidence proves otherwise.
Commitments offered by Iran in nuclear talks with 5+1 powers, do not go far enough and more work needs to be done, was the opinion of the French Foreign Minister last Friday.
He said that, “We are in favour of a solid agreement … for now there remain difficulties.” The Foreign Minister was in Riga where he was taking part in a European Union foreign ministers’ meeting. Talking to reporters he said, “There has been progress but as far as the volume, checks and duration of the envisaged commitments are concerned, the situation is still insufficient, so there is more work to be done.”
On Saturday, March 7, a grand event was held in Berlin titled “For Tolerance and Equality against Fundamentalism and Misogyny” in the light of International Women’s Day and the serious issues concerning women rights throughout the world. The gathering discussed, in detail, the danger posed by Islamic Fundamentalism to human rights in general and women rights particularly.
Iranian regime's assassination plots and sanction dodging has been exposed by South African Intelligence Agencies. Middle East News channel Al-Jazeera revealed to the world how Tehran is seeking to dodge trade restrictions imposed on them by the International Community in response to their horrifying human rights record, sponsorship of terrorist factions and their undying quest to attain nuclear warheads. According to leaked documents acquired from the South African intelligence the Iranian Regime is using fake company fronts and secretive unofficial channels to bypass the sanctions and acquire material for the manufacture of weapons and other industries. The document which is a 128 page “Operational Target Analysis” written by South African intelligence reveals the names, addresses, phone numbers and cover stories used by dozens of alleged Iranian operatives in South Africa. The detailed document even goes on to name gardeners and drivers at Irans embassy, and the well planned and organized network of individuals , businesses and cultural groups which it says are being used by the Iranian regime to pursue its interests and expand its influence.
Britain’s former Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, has been suspended from the Labour Party in a “case for access” scandal. Mr Straw has been accused of being a politician for hire. He was one the MPs who were secretly filmed by the Daily Telegraph in a joint investigation with Channel 4’s Dispatches programme.
Undercover reporters posing as representatives of a communications agency called PMR based in Honk Kong made contact with MPs Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind and offered to pay in exchange of assistance in hiring senior British politicians to join the company’s advisory board. During one of the meetings, Mr Straw allegedly described how he operated "under the radar" to exercise his influence to change EU rules for a commodity company, which paid him £60,000 annually. According to the newspaper, he claimed to have used “charm and menace” to persuade the Ukrainian prime minister to mend the rules to facilitate the same company.
A helicopter belonging to Iranian air force has crashed north of Tehran on Thursday, killing all three crew members on board, according to state-run news outlets.
The reports quoted a district governor as saying that rescue teams have rushed to the crash site in the mountains north of the Iranian capital.