NCRI - The head of the Social Emergency Centre for of the Iranian regime’s Social Welfare Organization admitted the increase in suicide rates in Iran and said: “The country's western provinces, including Ilam, Kermanshah, Hamedan, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad are among the provinces with very high rates of suicide.”
NCRI - The cooperation between the Iranian regime and North Korea in the missile and nuclear fields is a dangerous matter.
North Korea tests nuclear weapons, and the Iranian regime is pursuing nuclear weapons and there is military and nuclear cooperation between the two countries.
NCRI - According to the Head of the Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, South Korea with 10 production units produces cement multiple times higher than Iran with 165 units. He said that the situation is the same in other sectors, and a “fundamental change” is necessary to make an upheaval.
Veteran IRGC and MOIS Members Make Up Murderers’ Row
Iran’s new cabinet is stacked with former Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) and Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) members who have overseen most of the brutal human rights violations over the last three decades.
NCRI - Iranian businessmen complain that they’re not being supported by their government the way they should. They point to Qatar market, which due to different reasons has closed out Iranian goods and is now out of Iranian traders’ reach.
NCRI - The US military is paying very close attention to Iran’s violent proxy militia groups in Iraq following reports that they will start killing US troops once the Islamic State (IS) has left the country.
The IS defeat is drawing closer. It is estimated that the group which formerly had 25,000 members is now down to a few thousand. This means that the Hezbollah threat is drawing closer.
NCRI - The new statistics released by the Iran regime’s Ministry of Industry on industrial indicators show that the investment process in the Iranian industry has decreased by 18%.
According to Mashreq News, based on the statistics released by the Ministry of Industry in the first quarter of 2017, in total, more than 56,773 billion Rials of capital was issued for industrial operation license, which is 18% lower than the same period last year.
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NCRI - On Friday, September 8, 2017. A number of civil rights activists were arrested in the city of Kermanshah Western Iran, following a protest gathering against the killing of porters carrying goods across the border, this gathering was also to support the ongoing protests in other major cities in western Iran which have started earlier this week as follows:
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NCRI - Earlier this week, President Trump’s envoy to the United Nations discussed the possibility of not granting Iran compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal. It was suggested that the decision might end up being left to Congress.
US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said that although she does not know what the President will decide to do, he would be well within reason to not certify Iran’s compliance. She said that whatever happens after that will be a big challenge for Congress.
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NCRI - On Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Muqtada Sadr, leader of Sadri current in Iraq, refused to meet with Hashemi Shahroudi, the envoy of Ali Khamenei, Supreme Leader of the Iranian regime.
“The envoy of Khamenei carries a sectarian project that would cause loss and damage to Iraq,” Baghdad Press reported quoting Amir al-Kanani, a leader of the Sadr's current, in an explanation of the rejection to meet with envoy of Ali Khamenei to Iraq. "