NCRI - The government of Afghanistan has responded to comments that were made by the deputy chief executive of the unity government Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq in relation to the latest developments in the civil war in Syria.
He praised the Lebanese Hezbollah, the Afghans and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for providing assistance, training, finance and so on to the current regime in Syria.
NCRI - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the Crown Prince of Bahrain, on Wednesday, to discuss how to counter the Iranian Regime’s malign influence on the Middle East.
Bahrain recently blames the Iranian Regime following a terrorist attack that caused an explosion at an oil pipeline. Bahrain's Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said that this was an attempt to destabilize the kingdom, which is a close ally of Saudi Arabia.
A ballistic missile from Yemen has been intercepted on Thursday by Saudi air defense forces in southern city of Khamis Mushait in the south western province of Assir.
The missile attack is the second this month since the November 4 missile intercepted near King khalid International Airport in Riyadh.
The Arab League in November 19 cited that since the beggining of conflict in Yemen 78 ballistic missiles have been fired towards Saudi Arabia from Yemen.
In yet another inhumane measure, Iranian regime is imposing a travel ban on Dr. Mohammad Malaki, the 84-year old former Tehran University dean who’s in need of medical care. As a result, Malaki’s life is in grave danger as he struggles with numerous difficult illnesses.
Malaki, who has spent years in Iran’s medieval prisons, must be transferred to Europe for medical attention, according to physicians. Yet Iran’s rulers have imposed this travel ban and seek to make him suffer due to his firm stance against the mullahs’ regime and refusing to succumb to their demands.
NCRI - Reza Zarrab, a well-off Turkish-Iranian businessman, is going to testify in court in the United States with regards to a case that implicates senior officials in Iran and Turkey of being involved in activities that have helped Iranian regime to evade US sanctions that it is subject to.
Zarrab has pleaded guilty to being involved in the scheme. He is expected to testify that the scale of the activities was enormous and that senior government officials of both countries had taken action to disguise the plots.
An exhibition and a conference were held today at the 5th arrondissement of Paris, focusing on the “massacre of thousands of political prisoners in 1988 in Iran – Right of families of the victims to learn the truth.”
Invited by Mayor Florence Berthout, the conference was co-sponsored by the Committee to Support Human Rights in Iran and the Committee of French Mayors for A Democratic Iran. A number of political personalities, lawyers and a large number of elected representatives of France participated in the conference and delivered their speeches, calling on the UN, world governments and relevant judicial authorities to show appropriate reaction to this “crime against humanity” which had been forgotten for years, but has been recently brought up in Iran and on the international level.
NCRI - Iranian regime’s officials and state media acknowledged the massive damage caused by the earthquake in western Iran and destruction of seven cities and more than 77.5 percent of the villages in Kermanshah province.
In this regard, Kermanshah governorate announced that the damage caused by the earthquake equalled 11-year budget of this province.
NCRI - Officials of Afghanistan opposed the presence of Afghan militants to fight under the command of the terrorist Quds Force in Fatemiyun division and Hashed al-Sha’bi in Syria and Iraq.
Abdullah Abdullah, executive director of Afghanistan’s National Unity Government, said on Monday, November 27, at a meeting of the Council of Ministers in Kabul, “The Afghan government's policy of fighting Daesh (ISIS) is clear. We do not support the presence and participation of Afghans in the war in any country.”
NCRI - "Today is the time to demand at all levels an investigation into this massacre," said Bernard Kouchner at a conference on Tuesday at the city hall of the 5th district in Paris. He was speaking at an exhibition-conference held on November 28, at the City Hall of the 5th arrondissement of Paris on the theme of the "massacre of thousands of political prisoners in Iran in 1988 – ‘Right to the truth’ for families of victims ".
NCRI - The French daily Figaro reported that the Iranian regime is launching a major cyber-espionage operation against Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri and several other government officials to help Hezbollah in the upcoming elections in Lebanon.
“The Iranian regime is planning to influence Lebanon's 2018 elections and expand its influence in the Middle East through widespread cyber hacking operations... Western intelligence services have concluded that hackers of the so-called Oil Rig cyber-attack operations are funded by Iran’s Ministry of Defense,” Figaro wrote.