Iran has spent up to $100 billion in the past five years financing operations in Syria that were instrumental in keeping President Bashar Assad in power, according to a book on the hardline Islamic theocracy’s vast business holdings and wealth. Wrote Rowan Scarborough in The Washington Times on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
NCRI - According to publicly recorded news and statistics, in the month of February 2017, at least 402 protest took place in Iran.
Over the past decade, a significant portion of Iran’s economic institutions have been handed off to the office of the Supreme Leader under the guise of “privatization.”
We need to get Iran’ out of Syria, says U.S. envoy to U.N.
The United States supports the UN-led Syria peace talks, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Wednesday, saying Syria could no longer be a “safe haven for terrorists” and that it was important “we get Iran and their proxies out.”
GCC Countries Adopt Realistic Approach For Relations With Tehran - UAE FM
CAIRO, March 8 (Bernama) -- The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have adopted a realistic approach for relations with Iran, said Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.
Maryam Rajavi: Pioneering Women and a Generation of Men Who Seek Freedom and Equality- on the Occasion of
An international conference was held in Tirana, Albania, on the occasion of the International Women's Day.
Maryam Rajavi, political personalities and activists of the equality movement from various countries participated. The conference entitled, "Women in Political Leadership", featured speeches on the threat of the mullahs' fundamentalist and misogynous tyranny in Iran, the Iranian women's resistance against the regime and the trailblazing role of the vanguard heroines of Ashraf. Maryam Rajavi made the following remarks to the conference.
The Iranian regime hanged 18 prisoners over the past three days in various cities. On March 6, two young prisoners in the prison of Sari, two other prisoners, including a 70 year old man in Orumiyeh Central Prison and two others in the prison of Garmsar were hanged.
Iran: The story of proxy militias
Iran’s destructive role across the Middle East has become common knowledge and crystal clear for all. During the past two decades, especially, the presence of this regime’s proxy militias and affiliated Shiite groups has been considered an overt secret. Yet the question is how has Iran been able to dispatch so many fighters, and on a constant basis, to various flashpoint scenes in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. Wrote Shahriar Kia in ‘The Hill’ on March 6, 2017, the article continues as follows:
With only three months to go until the next elections in Iran, the regime is facing crisis after crisis. Iran was fiercely criticised at the recent Munich Security Conference and tension is rising with Turkey. There have also been severe dust storms that have put parts of the country into grave danger. And of course, the new administration in Washington is complicating matters for Iran.