NCRI - Shahin Gobadi, a member of the NCRI Foreign Affairs Committee, commented on the adoption of a bill by the US Senate and House of Representatives on the Iranian regime for violating human rights and pursuing ballistic missiles.
NCRI - On July 25, 2017, US congress passed Iran Sanctions Bill to counter with Iranian regime’s ballistic missile program and terrorist activities, and to designate the IRGC as a terrorist group.
The new sanctions are approved following Resistance of Iran’s widespread activities, revealing the IRGC’s role in repression at home and exporting terrorism and fundamentalism abroad, as well as its role in regime’s nuclear and missile program.
NCRI - The head of the cyber police of the Iranian regime, known as FATA, said that the highest rate of cyber crimes occurred on the social network of Telegram, with the announcement of a "63 percent increase in cyber crimes" in Iran in 2017.
Kamal Hadianfar said on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that 43 percent of cybercrime cases occurred in Telegram this year and 20 percent in Instagram, according to Mehr News Agency.
NCRI - The head of Iranian regime’s Women Society Basij (popular mobilization) opposed women leaving the country without their husband’s permission and said: “Authorizing women to leave the country without their husband’s permission is against the Islamic Sharia law.”
NCRI - Ahmad Jannati, Speaker of the Iranian regime’s Assembly of Experts, said at a joint meeting of the Presidium and the Internal Commissions of this Assembly: The most important sensitivity of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic is “sedition” and the leader “has spoken more than a hundred times about sedition,” and therefore “it is our duty to think about sedition, to know the intrigue and seditionists, and see the seditious people are at which positions and where they are absorbed and how they are used in different positions.”
NCRI - Kayhan newspaper, affiliated to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, resorted to threat in response to the US sanctions against the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and wrote on July 27, 2017: “You have 50,000 troops and dozens of bases in the region, wait for the answer.”
The United States punished the Iranian regime on Friday for it launch this week of a satellite-carrying rocket into space by hitting six Iranian entities with sanctions targeting the regime’s ballistic missiles program.
The sanctions hit six Iranian subsidiaries of the Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group, described by the U.S. Treasury Department as “central” to Tehran’s ballistic missiles program. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin cast the sanctions as part of an ongoing U.S. effort to aggressively oppose the Iranian regime’s ballistic missile activity, including what he called a “provocative space launch” carried out by Iran's regime on Thursday, the Associated Press reported.
The Iranian regime on Thursday claimed to have successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, an action the United States said breaches a United Nations Security Council resolution because of its potential use in ballistic missile development.
Iranian state television showed footage of the firing of the rocket, mounted on a launchpad carrying pictures of Ruhollah Khomeini and the current Supreme Leader of the mullahs' regime Ali Khamenei.
Hackers believed to be working for the Iranian authorities have impersonated a young female photographer on social media for more than a year, luring men working in industries strategically important to the regime's regional adversaries, according to research published Thursday.
The so-called Mia Ash persona has been active on sites including LinkedIn, Facebook Inc, WhatsApp and Blogger since at least April of last year, researchers at Dell SecureWorks said, Reuters reported.
Eviction of the IRGC and their militia from the Middle East is indispensable to the enactment of this Act
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), welcomed adoption of a bill by both chambers of the US Congress which imposes new sanctions on the Iranian regime for violating human rights and pursuing ballistic missiles. The U.S. Congress also extends sanctions on the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) for its involvement in terrorism.