The Iranian regime funds, arms and trains Iraqi terrorist groups, says US envoy  The US President’s nominee to be the next ambassador to Iraq, James Jeffrey, said at a Senate hearing on Thursday that the Iranian regime funds and arms militias in Iraq, in addition to the widespread activities of its terrorist Qods Force in that country.

Iran appoints an IRGC commander as its new ambassador to IraqHassan Danaifar, an important figure in Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, is Iran's new ambassador to Iraq

Gulf News – Manama - Hassan Danaifar, Iran's new ambassador to Iraq, is an important figure in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and resents the Kurdish inclination towards separatism.

Senior Al-Iraqiya official warns against Iranian regime plots as Baghdad readies to form governmentOne of the top leaders of the al-Iraqiya List, which won the parliamentary elections in Iraq in March, has issued a warning about the Iranian regime’s plots as a new government is being formed in Baghdad.

Iran supports three insurgent groups in Iraq: US generalAFP - 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.

Prominent Iraqi politician warns about the “Iranian occupation” of Iraq

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.

The Reserve Bank of Australia adds names to Iranian sanctionsAAP - 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.

US watchdog moves to smother Iran tradeAFP - July 20 – A top US financial watchdog outlined fresh measures to isolate Iran Tuesday, as Washington attempts to ramp up pressure on the Islamic Republic over its nuclear program.

Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Schapiro told Congress she was working on measures that would make it easier for companies to abandon their stake in firms that trade with Iran.

Europe Considers New Penalties for Iran Encompassing Oil and Gas   New York Times - BRUSSELS — The European Union is considering tough new sanctions against Iran to protest its nuclear program, including banning investment in the oil and gas sector and tightening restrictions on shipping and finance.

One of the prisoners hanged in public
On Monday morning, July 19, in the city of Ahwaz, the inhumane regime ruling Iran hanged a prisoner, named "A. Sh." in public.  Three prisoners with the names of "Abbas Y.", "Rouhollah B." and "Mohammad Na'im Sh." were hanged in Kerman's prison the previous day.

Time has come for the West to respect the will of the Iranian people to overthrow the clerical dictatorship- In a gathering in Auvers- sur-Oise, the headquarters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, this evening, following the ruling of the Washington DC Appeals Court against the terror label on the the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance said that the time has come for the US government to respect the rule of law and justice and should acknowledge the removal of the PMOI from the terror list. She stipulated that the time has come that the West to respect the will of the Iranian people to overthrow the clerical rule.