NCRI - Saudi Arabia has proposed a coalition of Arabic Gulf countries to deal with cyber warfare. Main threat is the Iranian regime.
Dr. Abdul Razzaq Marjan, a digital expert, told Sky News television: The Iranian regime has directly entered in terrorist cyber war against Saudi Arabia.
NCRI - Iran's Deputy Minister of Economy announced the identification of 2000 companies involved in tax violations.
According to Seyyed Kamel Taqavinejad, Iran’s Deputy Minister of Economy, a network of tax violations have been identified in Karaj and East of Tehran Province. Two thousand companies are in this network that are said to have been placed on the black list of the tax. (IRGC Fars News Agency - March 7th)
NCRI - A group of prisoners in Gohardasht in a letter to the High Commissioner of Human Rights of the United Nations called for immediate action to prevent heavy noise diffusion on prisoners in this prison.
A statement issued by the prisoners says that increased noise has caused chronic headaches, nausea and unusual dizziness for them and in this regard prison officials told them that it was your fault because you leak news of prison to outside. The text of the statement is as follows:
NCRI - Political prisoners of Evin prison in a statement condemned the attack of special prison guards on prisoners and called for help for these prisoners while explaining the situation of prisoners and pressures exerted on them.
Part of the statement of political prisoners in Evin Prison is as follows:
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, a meeting, chaired by Belgian MP, Els Van Hoof, was held on Wednesday 8 March 2017 in the Belgian Parliament to discuss the plight of Iranian women under the theocratic rule of the mullahs. A delegation from the opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran was invited, headed by its Chair of the Women Committee, Sarvi Chitsaz. A dozen of parliamentarians including several members of the European parliament spoke in this meeting.
GCC Countries Adopt Realistic Approach For Relations With Tehran - UAE FM
CAIRO, March 8 (Bernama) -- The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have adopted a realistic approach for relations with Iran, said Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.
‘We need to get Iran’ out of Syria, says U.S. envoy to U.N.
Nikki Haley speaks at the UN in New York on March 8, 2017. (Reuters)
The United States supports the UN-led Syria peace talks, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Wednesday, saying Syria could no longer be a “safe haven for terrorists” and that it was important “we get Iran and their proxies out.”
Iran, terrorism and the rise of the revolutionary guards' financial empire
Over the past decade, a significant portion of Iran’s economic institutions have been handed off to the office of the Supreme Leader under the guise of “privatization.”
The driving force behind this stunning power grab is the expanding sphere of influence of Khamenei's office and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) over Iran’s economic resources. Wrote Alireza Jafarzadeh the deputy director of the Washington office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran in the foxnews.com on March 8, 2017, the article continues as follows:
NCRI - According to publicly recorded news and statistics, in the month of February 2017, at least 402 protest took place in Iran.
The figures of protests in February are as follows:
201 cases of labour protests, 140 cases of protests for miscellaneous issues, 21 cases of protests by prisoners, 14 cases of prisoners on hunger strike, 13 cases of educational staff protests and 3 student protests.
NCRI - With the Persian year coming to an end, various analysis on Iran’s critical economic situation in different sectors has been offered by economic newspapers and websites.
In a report on the stock market, the state-run Taadol newspaper writes “this wasn’t a good year for many of the shareholders in the stock market. A year which started with optimism and hope, though it doesn’t sound like it’s going to have a good ending. Market liquidity trapped in inactive symbols, longtime absence of bank stocks and their reopening with heavy falls, losses made by big companies, high interest rates, asset freezing, and even political risks joined hands to make the market lose momentum. No doubt, it would be quite irrational and unrealistic to expect all these issues to be resolved soon.”