NCRI - Mohsen Rezaee, Former Revolutionary Guards Commander and the secretary of the Expediency Council and again the present incumbent Secretary of the Expediency Council warned that corruption and inefficiency of the clerical regime are acting like a bomb which could cause the collapse of the Iranian regime. According to a news report by terrorist Quds force affiliate ‘Tasnim News Agency,” on February 27, in the city of Lanjan in central province of Isfahan.
NCRI - Medical centers across Iran are refusing to accept patients due to the enormous debt owed by insurance companies to the Social Security Organization, according to the Chair of Iran’s parliament Social Commission.
The Leader of Tehran Friday Prayer stipulated that the issue of Palestine is the major priority of the Iranian regime. Meanwhile, the Leader of Mashhad Friday Prayer also stated that holding Palestinian Conference represents the efficient management as well as the power of the Islamic Republic; despite domestic problems including the dust and flood crisis.
NCRI - While Iran’s Statistics Center announced a 0.1% drop in inflation rate in February compared to January, the Central Bank announced that the rate has increased 1.1% compared to previous month.
Tensions continue to rise between the new U.S. administration and Iran with a series of actions and reactions. Most recently, Iran has launched a new round of military drills, embarking on more provocative actions, while U.S. allies such as Saudi Arabia and Israel have joined in by issuing what is described as twin warnings to Iran. Wrote Heshmat Alavi in AL-Arabiya on February 22.
NCRI - Sunday evening February 19, after security forces declared all demonstrations illegal, and the local police issued a statement calling on people to refrain from “illegal gatherings,” warning that they would be “confronted” if they took part.
NCRI - The plenary session of Iranian regime’s parliament on Wednesday last week was filled with warnings and concerns expressed by regime’s bands over the consequences of socioeconomic crises and outburst of people’s anger due to increased poverty, deprivation and social inequality, with some of the comments listed below:
The Iranian state television admitted, for the first time, that the state carried out assassinations of opponents of the regime outside the country using its agents. This came up during the talk show that was attended by Anis al-Naqqash, known for training Imad Mughniyah, the former military commander of the Lebanese Hezbollah militia. Al Arabiya English reported on February 18, 2017.
NCRI - According to reports received on the evening of Saturday February18, despite all the police warnings, people of Ahvaz were back into the streets for the sixth consecutive day, protesting against air pollution and water and electricity’s nonstop cut – offs.