THE HILL - On Thursday, MPs and Peers, at a meeting of the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom, pressed the US State Department to revoke the designation of the main Iranian opposition group People’s Mojahedin (PMOI) as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO) following the D.C. court of appeal ruling in the organisation’s favour last week.
AFP - Iran is supporting three Shiite extremist groups in Iraq that have been attempting to attack US bases, General Ray Odierno, the top US commander in Iraq, said Wednesday.
AP - BRUSSELS - An Iranian opposition group says U.N. sanctions will not stop Iran's government from pursing alleged plans to develop nuclear weapons.
The National Council of Resistance of Iran is urging the EU to cripple Iran's economy by implementing sweeping embargoes on the Iranian Central Bank and by banning all purchases of Iranian oil and gas.
Following the victory of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) at the US Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. on July 16, the former Prime Minister of Algeria sent a message to the PMOI and its supporters, congratulating them on their legal success.
Egyptian website: Maryam Rajavi says ‘We want the world to abandon supporting the dictatorial regime in Iran’
Egypt’s Alfajr website published a report about the large gathering of Iranians in June on Sunday, saying, “Maryam Rajavi rejects slavery under religion and what she described as turbaned fascism. She says, ‘we do not want stoning, executions and limb amputations.”
Abdol Ala al-Kazem, a prominent member of the al-Iraqiya List, the winner of March parliamentary elections in Iraq, described the Iranian regime in a TV interview as “an occupier,” adding that its extensive and “shameful” meddling continues all over Iraq.
AAP - The Reserve Bank of Australia has imposed financial sanctions on an Iranian general and a company owned by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
The sanctions were announced by the federal government on June 15 following an earlier resolution by the United Nations Security Council.
Paris northern suburb of Taverny, Jun 26 - I am looking at two resolutions specifically related to Ashraf. Madam President, you embody the Iranian Resistance here among us and you have said many times that Ashraf is the highest symbol of the Iranian Resistance. Ashraf is in danger since the mullahs’ regime has put its hands on Iraq. These two resolutions emanating from the General Secretary of National Council of Tribes in Diyala province, where Camp Ashraf is located. The second resolution is from 100 Egyptian MPs.
- July 20, 2010
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has been imprisoned in Tabriz Prison in northwestern Iran since 2005, having suffered 99 lashes and been condemned to die by public stoning for her alleged adultery. Until last month, those facts were known only to a small handful of people working quietly through the Iranian legal system to secure her release.