NCRI - Terrorists involved in the assassination of the Iranian entrepreneur and managing director of 'GEM' media network, who was killed on April 29, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey in an armed attack, have been arrested, Turkish newspaper Joumhuryat reported on May 18, 2017.
NCRI - One of Khamenei’s faction newspapers, “Resalat” in a May 15th editorial warned the existing regime’s president, who is running for reelection, Hassan Rouhani, “The path you stepped in will result in intrigue and an uprising.”
NCRI - In statements clearly aimed at attacking Rouhani, Iranian regime’s head of judiciary Sadegh Larijani said in his Monday May 15 speech “unfortunately some of the candidates acted in such a way as if they were regime opposition, blackwashing and questioning state’s legal entities, a measure that is definitely against regime’s interests.”
NCRI - In an article on the consequences of the feud between the different factions of the regime during the Presidential elections, the state run daily, Javan, run by the IRGC wrote:
NCRI - Russia’s plan to set up safe zones in Syria with participation of the Iranian regime is actually a plot against the Syrian people’s revolution, says a Syrian military analyst in his interview with Orient TV on May 7.
Ahmad Ramadan, Chairman of media and public relations of Syrian National Coalition, talks in his interview with Sky News on May 6 about this problem and the importance of the note the opposition representatives offered in this regard:
NCRI - Sky News TV quoted from German newspaper Die Welt about financial crisis of Iranian regime's affiliated militia in Lebanon on May 7th saying: A German intelligence source reports Lebanon Hezbollah is in its worst financial situation. The funding sources and networks of the party has unprecedentedly been declined.
NCRI - On May 4 2017, Foreign Minister Zarif in his speech on the occasion of Teacher's Day at the Faculty of International Relations, in explaining the foreign policy of the regime and the current coordinates of the regime in international relations, referred to what he called "badly managed" events such as attacking the regime mobs on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and Saudi Consulate in Mashhad and inadvertently admitted that all the leaders of the regime knew about the attack but tried to say that all were opposed to.
NCRI - Dehghan, Hassan Rouhani's defense minister, acknowledged that Rouhani's presidency era "has quantitatively and qualitatively been the most glorious period in the development of missile and defense programs." He added that since the time Rouhani came to the office till the end of March 2017, "there has been a 2.5 times more in the section of providing defense credits than the previous government," and "it will get as high as four times more than the previous government in the new Iranian year of 1396." (state run news agency IRNA- 5 May 2017).