Rouhani, Larijani unveil role of conflicting factions in Babak Zanjani’s $2.8bn theft
The internal disputes between ruling factions in Iran over massive thefts and plundering the Iranian People’s God-given wealth has reached a new phase of revelations and counter-revelations. The recent row is over both factions’ collaborations with former oil tycoon Babak Zanjani who was arrested in 2013 and sentenced to death for stealing $2.8 billion through selling oil in the black market. Zanjani, however, claims to have returned the money.
NCRI- The members of the US House of Representatives brought forward two proposals against the Iranian regime. The member of Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives, Alcee Hastings put forward one of the proposals that allows using arm forces to confront the Iranian regime.
The proposal entitled "the authorization to use US armed forces to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons" was presented to the Foreign Affairs Committee of US House of Representatives on 3rd of January 2017.
NCRI - The media affiliated with the Iranian regime in recent days published a report about parasite signals as well as its impacts on people's health in Shiraz (South of Iran).
According to the media, the strength of parasite signals is to an extent that even Internal networks of the regime encountered serious problems and there is not enough access to the network systems.
Some media affiliated with the regime adduce from the studies of the Department of Physics-Tehran University and believe that the parasite emissions in Shiraz are 4 times more than Tehran.
NCRI - Australian group supporting democracy in Iran has called on the United Nation’s Special Rapporteur for Human Rights Situation in Iran to take action to save the life of life of Iranian political prisoner Mr. Ali Moezi.
Australian Supporters of Democracy in Iran said in a letter to Asma Jahangir: “Mr. Moezi, 65, a well- known Iranian political prisoner who spent years in prison in the 1980s, Subsequently, he was arrested in 2008 and served a two-year sentence for visiting his two daughters who were residents at Camp Ashraf, Iraq then. He was rearrested in June 2011 and despite all the facts that he should be released in December 2015 but was extended for another year with no justification.”
NCRI - Doctors at a hospital in Iran refused to perform an operation on a patient woman, only because of the possibility of her being an Afghan.
According to Jahan-e Eghtesad newspaper, doctors at the so-called ‘Imam Khomeini’ hospital in Tehran have refused to perform liver transplant on a patient due to ‘suspicion of the patient being Afghan’.
NCRI - The former political prisoner, Ali Akbar Nikbakht who was also imprisoned and been tortured in the prison, condemned the abduction of the political prisoner, Ali Moezzi.
NCRI - Following the tension between Iranian regime’s judiciary and Rouhani’s government regarding the case of Babak Zanjani, now in jail on financial corruption charges, Iranian regime’s Foreign Ministry has issued a statement on Thursday January 5, stating that “ basically, dealing with such an issue (Babak Zanjani’s case) is beyond the conventional duties of any foreign ministry.”
Regime’s Foreign Ministry has announced that the reason for not pursuing the case is that none of the measures taken by Babak Zanjani and his accomplices have been through legal and official routes, but rather all of them have been carried out in fraudulent, unofficial, underground and secret ways.
How Iran Got Stuck in the Syria Quagmire
The latest state of affairs and balance of power in Syria especially in regard to Iran regime is the Subject of an article published in ‘American Thinker’ on January 7, by Heshmat Alavi, the following is the full text of this article:
Iran, known for its unbridled sectarian meddling in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Lebanon, is currently facing an unwanted quagmire and dead-end in the Levant. We cannot limit Iran’s role and its meddling across the Middle East to 2016 alone. There is an ongoing war in the region, resulting from Iran’s escalating interventions.
NCRI - The representative of the legitimate government of Yemen on Thursday 5th December 2016 announced that he will send a report about Iran's meddle to the Secretary General of UN, Antonio Guterres.
The permanent Ambassador of Yemen in UN, Khaled Alymany in an interview with Ashargh Al-Awsat said:"this report is produced by the Special Criminal Committee of Yemen. This Committee has also listed the ousted Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh and the leader of Houthi militia Abdul Malik Houthi as wanted people.
NCRI - The internet filtering authorities of Iran complain about Telegram Company that has not taken measure to filter some websites of opponents and critics, as the Iranian regime requested.
The Secretary of the committee that determines the extensive criminal content tabs, Abdolsamad Khoram Abadi said:"the problem is currently not about obtaining an official permit. There are Telegram channels however that work against the regime. These channels have also been identified and reported to Telegram but have not yet been filtered since the Head of Telegram does not comply with Iran's laws."