NCRI - “We can save our country from a military war, but not from an economic, currency one with current policies”, said an Iranian regime’s MP while acknowledging the embezzlements and plunders within the regime as well as Iran’s critical economic condition.
According to state-run Parsnews news agency, Abdolreza Azizi said in his plenary speech in regime’s Parliament on February 15 that “country’s monetary and banking system is suffering a malignant cancer which needs radical treatment.”
NCRI - According to the terrorist Quds Force Tasnim news agency on February 19, participants in the fourth exhibition called digital media of the Islamic Revolution, on the occasion of the anniversary of Khomeini's apostasy verdict against Salman Rushdie, determined the award of more than one billion Toman for his death.
Tasnim further reminded a quote from Khomeini in this regard who at the time said: “I fear 10 years from now, some analysts want to question this verdict against diplomatic principles.” So to prevent disremembering of that verdict was the main reason that participants in this exhibition determined the one billion Toman award for anyone who kills Rushdie.
There's an emerging disruptive potential inside Iran in its main oil field province, Khuzestan, which has shocked the country, writes Iranian dissident Hassan Mahmoudi.
Thirty-eight years ago, what were known as "The Strikes" in this province, by tens of thousands of oil workers, paralyzed the state, and paved the way for the Shah’s downfall. They are now happening again, Mahmoudi wrote on Saturday for the American Thinker.
Yemen's President Abdu Rabbo Mansur Hadi lauded the "active interventionism" of the new United States administration against the Iranian regime’s systematic interference in region-wide affairs, Asharq Al-Awsat English reported on Saturday.
Hadi’s remarks followed a meeting with the U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, Mathew Taller.
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.
On the other hand social networks users published images of riot police and troops who were transferred to Ahvaz from neighboring cities to suppress the protests.
Maryam Rajavi calls courageous people of Khuzestan province to continue and intensify protests
The people of Ahvaz in southwest Iran continued their rallies for the fifth consecutive day outside the regime’s governorate, protesting atrocious air contamination, and continuous water and electricity outages in various cities across Khuzestan Province. The angry crowd was heard chanting: “No to this humiliation”, “If our problems are not solved, Ahvaz will witness an uprising”, “Karoon River is dried up, Ahvaz is in unrest,” “We will be here until our problems are solved”, “Khuzestan has oil, but its people are poor”, “Rouhani, shame, shame, shame”, “The cabinet of management and hope, where is the management, where is the hope?”
When the United States and Europe negotiated the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) they claimed it would boost trade and encourage foreign investment, thereby enhancing Iran’s private sector and eventually downgrading the regime’s tight grip on the economy.
At least, this was the belief back in 2015 when the P5+1 agreed to lift sanctions in return for having Iran’s nuclear program curbed. Today, signs indicate that the main winners in Iran are the state-owned companies, meaning Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and the terrorist-supporting Revolutionary Guards are enjoying JCPOA benefits.
NCRI - Despite repeated failures, the Iranian regime’s State Security Forces (police) and other state-run institutions once again are planning to collect the children of labor off the streets.
The implementation of the plan has made authorities in Tehran to try to present reasons for the past failures rather than addressing the roots of the problem which had begun to appear in Iran since the inception of the clerical regime in Iran.
NCRI - On Tuesday, Feb 14, Alireza Jafarzadeh, the Deputy Director of the National Council of Resistance of Iran - US Representative Office, revealed information about the headquarters and foreign mercenary training centers of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC).
The information was gathered and documented by the social network maintained inside Iran by the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). The network gathered the information over a period of several months, relying on sources inside the Iranian regime and the IRGC itself.
A 14-year-old girl was innocently celebrating her birthday with friends in the city of Shiraz, when a patrol of “morality police” pulled up. The teenager, who is only being identified as “Zahra”, over fear of reprisals, said the officers forced her and her friends into a van, beating them when they resisted.