In response to a biased, distorted, and misleading story by Associated Press about the Iranian opposition, a complete rebuttal was provided to relevant editors at the AP on February 5, 2017, but regrettably, the AP has so far failed to correct the many errors and misrepresentations of facts. To set the record straight, here is a brief clarification of facts and some insight on the crux of the matter.
For immediate release 7th February 2017
The Iranian regime’s days of aggressive expansionism in the Middle East are about to come to a juddering halt. This is the message from well-known Middle East lecturer and expert Struan Stevenson, President of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA).
By Farzin Hashemi- Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the NCRI
Over the past week, once again policy on Iran was widely discussed in the media. Simultaneously, in recent weeks there has been more growing call for a new approach toward Iranian opposition, the MEK.
Position of Mr. Mohammad Mohaddessin, the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), on new sanctions imposed on the Iranian regime:
Speaking on Tuesday January 24 at a briefing held in the U.S. Congress, Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, condemned the Iranian regime’s behavior in the region particularly in Syria.
The Organization of Iranian-American Communities-US (OIACUS) held a Congressional briefing in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 24.
NCRI - In response to the question ‘what were the positive and negative aspects of Astana’s two-day talks?’, Dr. Hadi Al-Bahra told Al Arabiya TV that “the positive aspect of the talks, was the international community’s willingness and desire to find a solution to stop the killing and bloodshed in Syria. And its negative aspect was that the negotiations should have been conducted between the parties involved in Syrian conflict and their sponsoring countries.”
Rep. Rohrabacher: ‘Isn’t It Wonderful To Have a President Who Can Use The Words Radical Islamic Terrorist?’
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) said Tuesday he believed the Trump administration will stand up to the regime in Iran and praised the new president for his willingness to use terms shunned by his predecessor when describing the threat posed by terrorists. Wrote Penny Starr in the CNSNews.com on January 24, the following is the full text:
Maryam Rajavi: Iranian regime is the main cause of war and crisis in the region; its eviction from the region is requisite to peace
A conference was held on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at the Victor Hugo Hall of the French National Assembly to address "Middle East Developments, French and European Approaches."