NCRI - Anwar Malik, former Syria rapporteur in the Arab League and a prominent politician and writer in the Arab World, had an interview with INTV describing Iran as the main element behind the rise of terrorism under the name of Islam.
“The solution is to expel this regime from the international community, and in parallel, recognize the Iranian Resistance as the Iranian people’s legitimate representative,” he said.
NCRI - On the verge of Iran’s presidential elections, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivered a speech using strong remarks against President Hassan Rouhani.
“My silence will not continue… Our silence doesn’t mean we are neglecting issues. When the time comes there will be serious measures. Why doesn’t anybody say anything to them? Who made you so rude to talk like this?” he asked.
NCRI - Le Monde published a piece on Iran’s frozen $1.6 billion in Luxembourg banks.
Iran, facing numerous obstacles in its path to establish links with European banks, is angry of its revenue being blocked in such methods. A cat and mouse game and 10-year dispute pursued by a number of American lawyers against Iran’s Central Bank has now spread to Europe.
Maryam Rajavi's remarks at IWD roundtable discussion: Women in Leadership, the Experience of the Iranian Resistance
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s Intelligence Minister ‘Mahmoud Alavi’ said on Sunday March 12 that “an elections headquarter has been formed in the Ministry of Intelligence from long to ensure timely and preemptive measures will be taken against destructive and negative efforts during the election campaigns.”
According to state-run ISNA news agency, he warned that “those who are seeking to disturb the cyberspace with their destructive measures, will be dealt with.”
NCRI - Non-governmental banks and credit unions in Iran have seen their debts to the Central Bank increase in the past 10 months by $5.7 billion.
Numbers published on banks’ debts in the period of January 2017 show the debts of non-government banks and credit unions to Iran’s Central Bank have increased by 173.7% and reached $8.9 billion.
NCRI - Following the destruction of Iran’s missile production factory in Sudan by Israeli warplanes in 2012, Tehran went on to establish a new such factory in Lebanon.
A Revolutionary Guards commander has reportedly said Iran launched numerous arms factories in various parts of Lebanon and handed over control to Hezbollah three months ago, according to a report published Saturday in the al-Jarida daily.
NCRI - The truth in Iran today is far from the official 12% unemployment rate
Statistical evidence does not support the claim of 700,000 jobs created from March 2015 to March 2016.
Each year an average of 1 million people enter Iran’s work force, according to the state-run Quds Online news agency. When we place these statistics alongside those who have lost their jobs due to deep economic recession and production units closing down in Iran, without a doubt we all think about one subject: the unemployment crisis!
NCRI - The Secretary and Former Spokesman of Mohammad Khatami's government, Abdollah Ramezanzadeh, affiliated with Hassan Rouhani, expressed concern over the regional and international isolation of the regime.
In an interview with the Iranian Diplomacy Website on March 10th, Abdollah Ramezanzadeh stated: “I am afraid of Russians. I don’t trust what they proclaim about their stance. First, the Russians do not have a long-term policy in the region, and since their economic situation is not stable, they change direction constantly to wherever they find some short term economic interests.
NCRI - In an interview with the Iranian Resistance Satellite TV channel on the press conference held by the National Council of Resistance’s representative office in Washington to introduce the newly published book ‘The Rise of Revolutionary Guards’ Financial Empire’, former Spokesman of the U.S. Department of State, ‘Ambassador Adam Ereli’ said: “the book shows that 50 percent of Iran’s GDP is in the hands of regime’s leader and the organizations under his control, primarily the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), which uses the government assets for financing of terrorism abroad and repression at home.”