Desperate Efforts to Cover up the Environmental Catastrophe in Southwestern Iran

NCRI - The Leader of Friday Prayer Advocates Palestinian Conference Instead of Climate Issues in Khuzestan

The Leader of Tehran Friday Prayer stipulated that the issue of Palestine is the major priority of the Iranian regime. Meanwhile, the Leader of Mashhad Friday Prayer also stated that holding Palestinian Conference represents the efficient management as well as the power of the Islamic Republic; despite domestic problems including the dust and flood crisis.

Iran's Main Automaker Company's Workers Beaten by Revolutionary Guards (IRGC)

NCRI - According to reports on February 21, Revolutionary Guards in ‘Iran Khodro Company’ beat up a fed-up worker who protested against not being paid and poor working conditions, so that he was taken to hospital by his colleagues with broken nose and teeth.

He later released a clip in this regard, saying: “My fellow Iranians! I’m fed-up. Not for being beaten up, but for the humiliation at the hands of the regime which me and thousands of other workers have to suffer.”

IRGC and Old Habits

BY: Reza Shafa

They say old habits die hard. In the case of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is certainly true. There are two seemingly unrelated events in the past few days; one renewing Khomeini’s fatwa (religious decree) for the head of Salman Rushdie dated back to February 1989 which forced the writer in to hiding fearing his life. The prize was raised just recently to 2.8 billion Tomans (roughly $300000) reminding everyone that IRGC means business. Ironically, the news was first published by Tasnim News Agency close to Quds Force (The Quds Force is a special forces unit of IRGC responsible for their extraterritorial operations. The Quds Force reports directly to the Supreme Leader of Iranian regime, Ali Khamenei. Its commander is Major General Qasem Soleimani). Tasnim also repeated the famous quotation from Khomeini: “I am afraid that in ten years time this decree would be set aside for diplomatic concerns”. The fatwa at the time created a fury around the world and some publisher of Rushdie’s book were subject of assassination attempts carried out mostly by fundamentals elements brained washed by Khomeini’s smoke screen to hide receiving a devastating final blow in the losing Iran-Iraq war.

Iran: Medical Centers Decline the Insured Patients

NCRI - Medical centers across Iran are refusing to accept patients due to the enormous debt owed by insurance companies to the Social Security Organization, according to the Chair of Iran’s parliament Social Commission.

Salman Khodadadi implicitly accused the Health Ministry and its affiliated medical centers of showing distraint in their pursuit of delayed demands from insurance companies.

Iran: Large Gathering in Ahvaz Protesting Rouhani's Visit

NCRI - Thousands rallied in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, on Thursday protesting the presence of Iranian regime’s President Hassan Rouhani.

The protesters demanded a halt to all projects rerouting river waters in this province to other areas, dam construction, drying lagoons, measures to resolve continuous water and power outages resulting from dust storms, and immediate action to respond to the air contamination disaster.

Iran Regime's Reconnaissance Drone Shot down in Yemen

NCRI - Alarabiya TV reported on Wednesday February 22 it has obtained images taken by a drone from the port of Midi, western Yemen. The drone was shot down by Yemen’s National Army.

According to a captured Houthi rebel, the drone was guided by an Iranian, the mark on whose helmet was unlike any other Yemen’s military or security institutes.

Public Security Chief of Bahrain: The Iranian Regime Constantly Supports Terrorism

NCRI - The Public Security Chief of Bahrain, Major-General Tariq Al-Hassan stated that the interference and threats posed by the Iranian regime will not only destabilize Bahrain but they also endanger the security of the region, since Iran constantly supports terrorism.

How Obama Paid 1 Billion and 400 Million Dollars to Iran Regime's IRGC?

NCRI - A Senior Official of the IRGC announced that the Intelligence forces compelled the US government to pay 1 billion and 400 million dollars for the release of Jason Rezaian. Earlier than that, Donald Trump also said during the campaign that the US has paid ransom to Iran for the release of its citizens.

On February 23rd, Mehr News Agency reported that the Deputy Chief of the IRGC, Hossein Nejat in a speech in Bushehr (south of Iran) claimed that the Iranian-American journalist of The Washington Post, Jason Rezaian who had formed an espionage network was identified and arrested by the IRGC.

Iran Regime's Contradictory Inflation Rate Figures, a Sign of Deepening Economic Crisis

NCRI - While Iran’s Statistics Center announced a 0.1% drop in inflation rate in February compared to January, the Central Bank announced that the rate has increased 1.1% compared to previous month.

Iran's central bank on Thursday February 23 announced that the inflation rate in February reached 8.7% that compared to the previous month has increased by 1.1%.

However Iran’s Statistics Center stated in a report that the inflation rate in February reached 6.8% that compared to the previous month decreased by 0.1%.

U.S. Resident Held in Iran by IRGC, Is Described by His Lawyer a 'HOSTAGE'

A Washington-based lawyer for a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned in Iran by IRGC has called him as a "hostage."

Jason Poblete said in a statement on Thursday that Iranian accusations that Nizar Zakka confessed to authorities are "completely false." AP, reported on February 23, 2017.

Rising Tensions Between Turkey and Iran

NCRI - Turkey has accused the Iranian regime of destabilizing the region. In response, the Iranian regime summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran.

The consecutive remarks made by the Turkish officials in Bahrain and Munich have outraged the Iranian regime. The Turkish officials directly accused the Iranian regime of destabilizing the countries of the region and of trying to develop the sectarian policy in Syria and Iraq.

Young Female Engineer Committed Suicide After Being Physically Abused in Prison

NCRI - The Kurdish news websites reported that a young engineer girl from Kermanshah committed suicide as she got sexually abused in the detention of the Ministry of Intelligence.

According to the reports, Mahdis Mir Ghavami ended her life immediately after coming out of the detention of Kermanshah Intelligence Bureau. The news leaked out on Wednesday, February 22nd reporting that Mahdis Mir Ghavami was summoned to the Intelligence Bureau on Tuesday, January 24th and got jailed for two days. She then committed suicide as soon as she got released. This young engineer had attempted suicide by taking Aluminium phosphide poisoning tablet.

Different Classes of Frustrated People Held Rally in Front of the Iranian Parliament

NCRI - Thousands of people held a rally in front of the Iranian Parliament on Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Wednesday, February 22nd hundreds of inspectors and experts from the Ministry of Industries and Mines staged a protest in front of the Parliament of Iran demanding permanent employment and the return to work.

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