NCRI - As the Bahraini authorities arrested the group planning to launch terrorist operations in the country, Tunisia strongly condemned all measures leading to destabilizing and insecurity in Bahrain.
In a statement, Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed solidarity with Bahrain.
NCRI - Yemen President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi delivered a speech on Sunday marking the second anniversary of the beginning of “Operation Decisive Storm” by the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia.
“Operation Decisive Storm brought an end to the sectarian solution for the Yemeni crisis,” he said while departing Riyadh for an Arab League summit in Jordan.
NCRI - A Pakistani man was convicted in Germany on Monday of spying for Iran to search out potential attack targets for the Revolutionary Guards.
The defendant, 31-year-old Mustufa Haidar Syed-Naqfi, was sentenced to four years and three months in prison "for working for a foreign intelligence service", a spokeswoman for Berlin's superior court said. ‘Gulf Times’ reported on March 27 2017.
Bahrain arrests terror cell with links to IRGC, Hezbollah Brigades in Iraq
Bahrain security forces have arrested a terror cell that plotted to assassinate important senior government and community figures. Al Arabiya English reported on March 26, 2017.
The suspects were arrested on Sunday, a statement from Bahrain’s interior ministry has confirmed.
Much has been discussed about “fake news” appearing everywhere, from newspapers to blogs to social media to even Wikipedia listings that have been altered.
The wave of fake news stems largely from the ability in today’s hyper-connected, social media world to distribute information as fast as fingers can swipe a touchscreen. It also means it has become harder for ordinary people to discern what is legitimate and accurate news versus what is hyperbole or hysteria. John Lee wrote in the ‘Independent Journal Review’ on March 23 and the article continues as follows:
According to Reuters on March 21, 2017. Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say.
Iran's enemy Saudi Arabia is leading a Sunni Arab coalition fighting the Houthis in the impoverished state on the tip of the Arabian peninsula - part of the same regional power struggle that is fuelling the war in Syria.
On March 17, 2017.Office of the Spokesperson of the state department made the following announcement:
The Department of State has designated Ahmad Hasan Yusuf and Alsayed Murtadha Majeed Ramadhan Alawi as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT) under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which imposes sanctions on foreign persons who have committed, or pose a serious risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States. As a consequence of these designations, U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions or dealings with Yusuf or Alawi, and all of Yusuf’s and Alawi’s property and interests in property subject to United States jurisdiction is frozen.