NCRI - The Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence recently in a detailed report has some interesting confessions regarding the power and progress of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK), fearfully admitting young people’s tendency and attraction toward Mojahedin (MEK) as well as the high status of Mojahedin at home and at the international level.
The report, which according to the Intelligence Ministry officials is a detailed research with more than 8,000 words, has recently been published in the Habilian website affiliated to the Ministry.
NCRI - On January 9, 2017, a large number of people of Shiraz rallied in front of the Fars Governor office to protest noise diffusion in the greater Shiraz city that has caused incurable diseases for the residents. One of the protesters, who had participated in the rally with hospital gown, carried a banner reading “We got bone cancer from the noise and we don’t have money for treatment”.
On 11th of January 2017, Eram News unveiled the interference of the Iranian regime in the terrorist attack occurred in Kandahar, Afghanistan on 10th of January 2017 and in which the Emirati diplomats were killed. The news reads:"Taliban renounced attacking Kandahar, Afghanistan and killing the 5 Emirati diplomats."
Former Gen. James Mattis said at his confirmation hearing to serve as the next U.S. secretary of defense that he regards the Iranian regime as the Middle East's biggest destabilizing force.
The retired Marine general, chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the Department of Defense, provided written responses to questions to the Senate Armed Services Committee, United Press International reported on Thursday. The 56-page document identified Mattis' view of potential conflict spots around the world, and said of Iran's regime: "Iranian malign influence in the region is growing."
NCRI - Syrian writer and journalist, Mohammed Abdullah said to Al-Jazeera TV that the Assad regime and its allies attacked Wadi Barada located in suburbs of Damascus because this region has strategic importance and it is close to the borders of Lebanon.
Al-Jazeera TV, January 11th 2017:
On January 11, the inhumane mullahs’ regime executed a prisoner in Urmia Prison, northwest Iran. The day before another prisoner was sent to the gallows in Maraghe Prison, northwest Iran. On January 8, two other prisoners were hanged in public on charges of theft in the town of Sarpol Zahab in Kermanshah Province, western Iran. Youths are being hanged in public at a time when senior regime officials, their family members and close friends are involved in the largest embezzlement cases of Iran’s history. One example amounted to nearly $3 billion, and those involved in such thefts and plundering of the Iranian people’s God-given riches remain safe and sound from any accountability.
NCRI - A member of the Syrian National Coalition says that the Iranian regime opposes any talks about Syria. This regime and its backed-up militants have already violated the ceasefire in Syria.
On January 11th 2017, Dr. Naser al-Hariri in an interview with Orient TV stated:"a joint operation room has been formed between Russia and Turkey as the guarantors of the ceasefire in Syria. They must prevent any violations of the ceasefire in Wadi Barada. This region is facing a complete humanitarian disaster.
NCRI - Syrian revolutionary forces’ Press Secretary in Damascus ‘Yusuf Bustani’ says in his interview with Al-Arabiya TV that the Iranian regime is seeking bloodshed, destruction and forced displacement of people in Barda Gorge in Damascus suburb.
On January 11, IJR published an article by Soona Samsami the representative in the United States for the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) the following is the full text.
Earlier this month, it was reported that the Iranian judiciary had granted temporary release to Golrokh Ebrahimi. A political prisoner, Ebrahimi made international headlines after she was brought up on charges stemming from the “dissident” sentiments expressed in an unpublished, fictional short story found in her home during a police raid. Amnesty International described the charges as “ludicrous,” explaining that she was “effectively being punished for using her imagination.”
NCRI - The Iranian regime has arrested two young women for the ‘crime’ of riding a motorbike in Dezful, southern Iran, the state-run IRNA news agency reported on January 12.
“In absence of State Security Forces, two ‘norm breaking girls’ exploited the opportunity in Boostan Jangali (a natural park) and committed an action against revolutionary norms and values by riding a motorcycle,” stated Colonel Ali Elhami, the commander of Dezful’s State Security Forces on Wednesday, January 11.