United States President Donald Trump attacked Iran’s regime and Lebanese Hezbollah that it backs in Syria and Lebanon, blaming them for creating a "humanitarian catastrophe" and threatening peace throughout the region.
"Hizballah is a menace to the Lebanese state, the Lebanese people, and the entire region," Trump said at a White House news conference with visiting Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on July 25.
The bill also sanctions anyone associated with Iran regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)
To impose additional sanctions on Iran’s defense sector, The House voted 419-3 today moving the bill forward to be approved by President Trump.
NCRI - The U.S. government in its latest report on terrorism has placed the Iranian regime at the top of terrorism supporting countries. The U.S. State Department's annual report released on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, deals with global terrorism in 2016, stating that the Iranian regime was ahead of all the countries that sponsored terrorism in the past year.
NCRI - The nightmare of human rights violations in Mosul is escalating once again. The residents are remembering how Hashid al-Sha’bi treated the civilians of liberated cities.
“These abuses have reached a point that live civilians are thrown off heights, and then they are fired upon. Aggressive measures reminding all of ISIS’ killings in Tikrit’s Spyker base,” Sky News TV Arabic broadcasted on July 16th regarding Iran’s militias.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s Chief of the General command of the Armed Forces expressed his fear of the sanctions and blacklisting the Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a terrorist entity and resorted to empty threats against the U.S. forces in the region.
NCRI - The Kuwaiti daily newspaper, Al-Seyassah quoted one of the top Kuwaiti officials on Monday, reporting that 14 Kuwaiti citizens who had been convicted of forming a group linked to the Iran regime, succeeded to flee into Iran with high-speed boats. In fact, they escaped hours after the Kuwaiti Supreme Court convicted them of planning to attack the Kuwaiti government and sentenced them to long-term imprisonment. The members of this group were charged with importing and storing explosives, weapons, and ammunition and having illegal eavesdropping devices.
Shahin Gobadi, a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran comments on the designation of 18 entities and individuals affiliated with the Iranian regime for their role in exporting terrorism and in the drive to proliferate ballistic missiles and underscores that todays’ measure has to be complimented by designating the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity.
NCRI - While ISIS’s gruesome activities have engrossed the Western news media, with horrific beheadings, stabbings, vehicular homicides, shootings, and bombings, perpetrated in both Europe and the United States, a more dangerous terror threat, Iran’s IRGC, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, is being overlooked.
NCRI - The potential for a famine of significant proportions is building in Yemen. Efforts to constrain Houthi activities and Iranian weapons smuggling in the Red Sea are acting as a blockade. They slow the flow of food, medicine, and fuel into Yemen, and deter some shippers from sending their vessels into Yemeni ports. Yemen imports 90 percent of its food, and many experts warn that this may ultimately cut off what food is currently trickling in, triggering it into famine.