As chaos and bloodshed have spread in the Middle East the White House is facing heavy pressure from its traditional Sunni Arab allies, Congress and some in the U.S. military to confront Iran more forcefully over its support for militant groups, the Washington Post reports.
Although the U.S. has supported the Saudi-led attacks in Yemen with intelligence and logistical help, and in Iraq, has pressured Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to disentangle Iranian-backed groups from government forces in exchange for the firepower of U.S. warplanes over the city of Tikrit, the critics of Administration believe the push to confront the Iranian regime has come too late.
NCRI - Members of families and relatives of the victims of 1988 massacre of political prisoners and those killed by the Iranian regime in the 1980s were banned from paying homage to their loved ones at their burial site outside Tehran.
The state security forces and agents of the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security prevented the families from holding a gathering that traditionally is held on the last Friday of the ending Iranian year at the burial site in Khavaran cemetery.
A group of political prisoners in Iran issued a statement condemning the meddling and aggressions of the clerical regime in Yemen.
The statement by the political prisoner who are being held in Gohardasht Prison in the city of Karaj described the ‘the war and violence in Yemen’ as a definite consequence of the West’s policy of appeasement’ towards the Iranian regime which refer to as Daesh (IS) ruling Iran.
NCRI - The Iranian regime’s henchmen secretly hanged at least 12 inmates on Thursday (26 March 2015) in prisons in cities of Shiraz and Mashhad.
A group of five prisoners were hanged in a prison in the city of Mashhad in northeast Iran while another six were collectively hanged in Pirnia Prison in the city of Shiraz in southern Iran. On the same day, another prisoner was also hanged in Adelabad Prison in the same city.
NCRI - On the eve of the Arab Summit, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, reiterated on the need for joint action and unity against the religious terrorist dictatorship ruling Iran and its export of terrorism and belligerence. She said: “The coalition against occupation of Yemen by the mercenaries of the Iranian regime was necessary and inevitable. But this legitimate and just defense should be expanded to throughout the region to Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and elsewhere. The religious dictatorship ruling Iran and its mercenaries should be evicted from these countries.”
The European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) expresses its support for the newly formed coalition to confront the occupation of Yemen by agents of the Iranian regime, Struan Stevenson, EIFA president said in a statement.
“EIFA reiterates that Tehran is the source of exporting terrorism, fundamentalism and extremism. The international community and the countries in the region must unite to evict this regime from the Middle East,” the statement said.