Iran: Appointment of new Deputy Defense Minister a step towards spread of terrorism

ImageDefense Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar appointed Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi, with a long record in terrorism, as Deputy Defense Minister yesterday.

Before his appointment, Vahidi headed the Ministry's Planning Directorate. Until 1998, he was the commander in chief of the Qods (Jerusalem) Force, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards' (IRGC) primary organ for extraterritorial terrorist operations. In that capacity, he planned, organized and implemented hundreds of terrorist operations against the People's Mojahedin and other dissidents across the world.

Iran: Call for arrest, prosecution of mullahs' Foreign Minister for his role in terrorist crimes

ImageNCRI, Septembre 10 - Mullahs' Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki is traveling to New York to take part in the United Nations General Assembly session, Iranian state-controlled media reported.

The presence of a terrorist criminal in the United States and the United Nations blatantly contradicts U.S. law and U.N.'s objectives.

Mottaki was appointed as ambassador to Turkey in 1985. He has a long record in planning and organizing terrorist operations particularly against anti-fundamentalist Turkish intellectuals and Iranian dissidents abroad. He was directly involved in the abduction of Mr. Abol-Hassan Mojtahedzadeh, an Iranian Resistance activist, in Istanbul in 1988 and the attempt on the lives of Messrs. Mohammad Mohaddessin, NCRI's Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman and Hossein Abedini , a committee member in Istanbul in 1990. Mr. Abedini was shot and critically wounded. He was in a coma for several months and continues to suffer from complications of his wounds.

Iran-Iraq: Maryam Rajavi offers condolences over tragedy in Kazimiya

Kazimiya-Iraq victims funeralNCRI, September 1 - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, sent a telegram to the Iraqi President, offering her condolences to the people of Iraq over the tragedy in Kazimiya in which nearly 1,000 worshipers of the Holy Shrine of Imam Mussa Al-Kazem bin Jafar, especially women and children lost their lives.

Iran-US: NCRI welcomes US acknowledgement that Ahmadinejad is terrorist, urges UN not to receive him

UN HeadquartersMembers of Ahmadinejad's entourage have long record in terrorist crimes

NCRI, September 1 - ABC news reported last night that the State Department had found Ahmadinejad to be a "terrorist" and ineligible to receive a visa to enter the United States. However, because of its obligations to the United Nations, it would not oppose his visit to New York to take part in the upcoming United Nations General Assembly meeting.

Iran: Ahmadinejad's Communications and Technology Minister, member of a terrorist hit squad

Mohammad Soleymani Ahmadinejad's Communications and Technology Minister-designate Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Communications and Technology Minister-designate Mohammad Soleymani has a long record in terrorist operations against Iranian dissidents abroad.

In January 1983, Soleymani was dispatched along with an especially trained Revolutionary Guards 14-member hit squad to France. The group's mission was to attack the residence of Iranian Resistance's Leader Massoud Rajavi, who was based in the northern Paris suburb of Auvers-sur-Oise at the time.

Iran: New Defense Minister among principals in Beirut bombings in the 80s

Brig. Gen. Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar, the Defense Minister-designateNajjar designed 320mm mortars to attack Mrs. Rajavi's residence in Paris and PMOI's office in Baghdad in the 90s

NCRI, August 23 - Brig. Gen. Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar, the Defense Minister-designate, designed the 320mm mortars for terrorist operations abroad. He was in charge of the Defense Ministry's Military Industries' Group since the 1990s.

Iran-Iraq: Concerns raised over two abducted members of Iranian Mojahedin with UN rights body

Louise ArbourMohammad Mohaddessin, chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran addressed a letter to H.E. Louise Arbour, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on August 10, to express the concerns over the abduction of two members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran by agents of the Iranian regime in Iraq. The following is the full text of his letter:


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