NCRI - The Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir accused the Iran-backed Hezbollah of hijacking Lebanon, noting that it is the root of all of Lebanon’s problems, on Thursday, November 16.
He said, during a joint press conference with his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian, that Hezbollah’s continuous interferences in the affairs of other Arab countries- which they do mostly at the behest of the Iranian Regime- will only worsen the situation in Lebanon.
By: Dr. Majid Rafizadeh, ‘Arab News' November 16,2017
Ten reasons why the Iranian regime is more dangerous than Daesh
Western powers place Daesh at the top of their counterterrorism and foreign policy agenda, characterizing the terrorist group as the No. 1 national security threat. Before Daesh, it was Al-Qaeda. This strategic and security prioritization is misplaced. For the following reasons, the Iranian regime is far more of a security threat to the world than non-state terrorist groups such as Daesh.
NCRI - Last week, it was reported that the ISIS lost the city of Deir al-Zor in Eastern Syria, a particularly oil-rich area, with the help of armed forces and allied forces. The ISIS is therefore about to face a huge defeat after losing control of Raqqa in central Syria – its capital.
The pro-Assad coalition of Iran and Russia backed forces announced the fall of Deir az-Zur, indicating that Albu Kamal on the Iraqi border is the last remaining town the ISIS has control of.
NCRI - The United Arab Emirates has vowed not to remain idle in the face of the Iranian Regime’s growing threat to the Middle East, according to Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, the UAE’s Minister for Foreign Affairs.
During his keynote speech at the 4th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate organised by the Emirates Policy Centre on Sunday, Dr Gargash told the conference: "In recent days, we have seen Iranian-made ballistic missiles fired by Iran's proxy Houthi militia towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh. This is a serious escalation and one that undermines Iranian claims about the defensive nature of its missile programme. The UAE will not remain idle under the shadow of such threat."
Hostage crisis anniversary reminder of need for change in Iran
By Ali Safavi, ‘THE Hill. On Nov. 4, the Iranian regime commemorated the 38th anniversary of the U.S. Embassy takeover in 1979, when dozens of Americans were taken hostage for 444 days. This year, it paraded its ballistic missiles in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran. With chants of "Death to America," the disdain for international norms and the nuclear deal came through loud and clear.
NCRI - Intelligence sources from the West have shown that an Iranian military base that is being set up in Syria will be a permanent one. Yesterday, new satellite images were released as proof of Iran’s new venture in Syria.
The building work is continuing as seen in the satellite imagery. It is so far unconfirmed that the construction will lead to a military base, but evidence strongly points to this hypothesis.
NCRI - In an interview, former CIA director James Woolsey stated, “The US should destroy virtually all of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps infrastructure as well as Iran’s nuclear facilities to reduce its terrorist and nuclear threats.”
Woolsey, who was CIA director from 1993 to 1995 during the Clinton administration added, “The next time the IRGC looks cross-eyed at us... we should turn loose six to 12 MOAB [GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast] bombs on their facilities.”