The European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) expresses its support for the newly formed coalition to confront the occupation of Yemen by agents of the Iranian regime, Struan Stevenson, EIFA president said in a statement.
“EIFA reiterates that Tehran is the source of exporting terrorism, fundamentalism and extremism. The international community and the countries in the region must unite to evict this regime from the Middle East,” the statement said.
The United Nations extended the mandate of its Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran for another year.
The 47-member UN Human Rights Council voted on Friday a resolution to extend the mandate of Dr. Ahmed Shaheed.
The 26th Arab Summit is due to get underway later on Saturday with participation 14 Arab presidents, kings and leaders from Egypt, Palestine, Sudan, Tunisia, Iraq, Mauritania, Djibouti, Somalia, Yemen, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan and Bahrain.
Yemeni crisis is forecast to dominate the top leaders' deliberations in this two-day summit chaired by Egyptian President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi.
The United States is increasingly concerned about training by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards for the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
U.S. officials said Tehran's direct involvement with the Houthis was limited but that U.S. intelligence assessments had concluded that Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) personnel were training and equipping Houthi units.
At least seven prisoners were hanged on Thursday in a prison in the southern city of Shiraz.
The prisoners who had been arrested on drug related charges were hanged in the city’s main prison known as Adelabad prison.
Turkey’s president warned on Thursday that the Iranian regime is trying to dominate the region, adding that Ankara could provide “logistical support” to Saudi Arabia in its military operations against the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
“Iran is trying to dominate the region," Erdogan warned at a news conference on Thursday.
NCRI - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, described the joint action by Arab countries against the Iranian regime’s occupation and aggression in Yemen as an extremely essential and inevitable united action which the Iranian Resistance had previously called for.
The US Senate voted unanimously on Thursday for an amendment to a budget bill that will ease Congress' ability to re-impose sanctions against Iran if it violates a nuclear deal.
Republican Senator Mark Kirk, of Illinois, who sponsored the amendment said on Twitter: "With 100-0 vote on my Iran sanctions amendment today, Senate is speaking in a clear and unified voice against Iranian regime."
Amid a Saudi-led military offensive to defeat Iranian backed Houthis that control much of Yemen, the White House has expressed concern about the Iranian regime’s role in stoking violence in that country.
An official at the U.S. National Security Council official said yesterday that Tehran’s actions were destabilising and threatening Yemen’s government.
NCRI - Over 500 Tabriz Petrochemical Company workers gathered outside the employment office in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz on Wednesday to protest against the plant’s director preventing their entry to the factory after refusing to sign contacts which they regard discriminatory.
The director of Tabriz Petrochemical Company has barred the workers from the repairs and maintenance department from entering the plant since the beginning of the Iranian New Year on March 21.