• Bin Laden daughter’s letter addressed to Khamenei

    Al Arabiya, 2 November 2017 - Among the documents related to former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, released by the CIA, is a letter reportedly sent by his daughter Eman to Iranian leader Ali Khamenei.

    Here is a glimpse of what she said in the letter: “From the daughter of Osama bin Laden to the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, this is my message about my aunt, sisters, brothers and sons who were arrested in Iran after they had no choice but to enter the country secretly.”

  • Blueprinting the right Iran policy

    BY HESHMAT ALAVI

    Avery reluctant US President Donald Trump recently gave the green light for the State Department to recertify Iran as complying with a nuclear agreement signed between international community representatives and Tehran two years ago.This measure has hurled ongoing debates, launching a faceoff amongst those who consider the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a liability and seek an immediate exit, and those who argue the world simply can’t live without it.

  • British Committee for Iran Freedom welcomes inclusion of IRGC in the terrorist list

    The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom (BCFIF) in a statement welcomed the new U.S. policy towards the Iranian regime and the inclusion of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) in the terrorist list.The committee called for support for the struggle of Iranian people and Resistance to establish freedom and democracy in Iran.The British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom,

  • Can France unite with US against Iran?

    France was one the first countries to send business delegations and enter into new trade agreements with Iran following the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).US President Donald Trump is famous for describing the JCPOA as “the worst deal ever negotiated.” As he joined his French counterpart, President Emmanuel Macron, in a press conference in Paris on Thursday, Trump said,

  • CIA director confirms Iranian revolutionary guard corps commander was in Kirkuk

    BY:JONAH BENNETT 

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo confirmed Thursday that a senior commander from the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps was present in Kirkuk as it was taken over by Iraqi troops, further indicating that Iran may have had some involvement in the seizure.In an interview at a Foundation for the Defense of Democracies event on Thursday,Pompeo interjected to point out that he was aware of Qasem Soleimani’s presence in Kirkuk.

  • Companies distancing themselves from Trump Administration still doing business with Iranian regime

    BY: Adam Kredo
    The Washington Free Beacon, August 24, 2017 - Several prominent U.S. companies that have distanced themselves from the Trump administration over its response to the recent violence in Charlottesville, Va., continue to do business with the extremist Iranian regime, sparking accusations of hypocrisy from a leading advocacy group that works to expose Iran's global atrocities.

  • Conference in the Senate of Italy, call for justice over the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran

     

    NCRI - A conference was held in the Senate of Italy titled “Justice for the Massacre of 30,000 political prisoners and more than 80 women executed since the Iran regime’s president, Hassan Rouhani is in office.” At the conference, speakers called for the prosecution of perpetrators of the 1988 massacre for committing crimes against humanity.The meeting was held on Wednesday, October 18, in the presence of Senator Silvana Amati,

  • Couple US sanctions with Middle East expulsion of Iran

    By: Shahriar  Kia 

    The Iranian regime is attempting to secure a corridor through Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, providing a supply route for its numerous terrorist proxies in the region.Iran’s clandestine nuclear and ballistic missile drive, support for terrorism and domestic crackdown are all aimed at maintaining the Tehran’s fascist mullahs in power and pursue their regional policies.

  • Cutting Treasury Funding May Decrease Ability to Institute Iran Sanctions

    London, 9 Nov - The US may slash funding from the US Treasury Department in order to increase defence spending to tackle America’s ever-increasing foreign policy challenges from the Iranian Regime to ISIS to North Korea, but here’s why that may be counterintuitive.The US Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI), which has been the first port of call for the last three presidents when faced with a new crisis,

  • Defeating ISIS isn't enough — US must protect Iraq from looming Iran

     BY JASON M. BRODSKY

     The Hill, July 12, 2017 - The fight to eject the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) from Mosul — the terror group’s last stronghold in Iraq — has demonstrated that Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s government can be a proven counterterrorism partner in rolling back ISIS gains.

  • Democratic Change in Iran Is Within Reach

    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.

  • Department Press Briefing - August 15, 2017

    Washington, DC, August 15, 2017-- At a press briefing at the US State Department announcing the International Religious Freedom Report, Ms. Nauert, the spokesperson for the department said, the Secretary released the State Department’s Annual Report on International Religious Freedom that provides an overview of the status of religious freedom today in nearly 199 countries and territories.

  • Designating the IRGC a Necessary, But Insufficient Step

    By Frank Gaffney

    The Iranian mullahs’ mantra – and policy – has been for nearly four decades, "Death to America."Realizing their ambition to destroy our country and people has been a prime task of General Qasem Soleimani, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).President Trump rightly declared Soleimani’s IRGC to be a terrorist organization last week since the blood of many American servicemen, diplomats, and citizens is on his hands.

  • Destruction of tens of hectares of forests and grasslands western Iran in maneuvers of the Revolutionary Guards

    NCRI

    - Extensive fire in forest areas West of Iran was extinguished on the fifth day by the help of local residents and environmental activists and safety guards. The widespread fire in the forest areas of Kuh Shahu (Shahu Mountain), suburb of Kamyaran city of Kurdistan province, has caused more than 400 hectares of damage.

  • Do business with the Revolutionary Guards at your peril

    Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

    Arab News, 16 October 2017 - It is a historic development. In one of the most critical moves since the establishment of the Iranian regime in 1979, President Donald Trump has instructed the US Treasury Department to impose new sanctions on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) because of its support for terrorism. This stops just short of designating the IRGC a terrorist organization, but it will nevertheless have significant and serious legal,

  • Don't Let Iran Take a Further Hold on Iraq

     

    A British politician has written an op-ed for Al Arabiya to explain why the Iranian Regime should have no part in the rebuilding of Mosul after the expulsion of ISIS.Struan Stevenson, president of the European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA), advised that although Western governments will be wary of sending foreign aid into a country with a weak and corrupt government,

  • Don't let Iran take international policy hostage

    Ali Safavi

    Curated byJane Flowers 

    On Friday, US President Donald Trump decertified the Iran nuclear deal, citing Iran's violation of the 'spirit' of the deal, thereby initiating the process by which Congress can vote to re-impose suspended sanctions within 60 days.  The President supplemented the decertification with outlining a broad new strategy toward the Iranian regime,

  • Don't let Iranian President Hassan Rouhani trick you — he's no moderate

    By Amir Basiri 

    In October, Hassan Rouhani, the Iranian regime’s president, reiterated that Tehran will continue to develop ballistic missiles, defying the latest round of Congress-approved sanctions against Iran’s ballistic missile program and a U.N. resolution calling on Iran “not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons.”

  • EIFA welcomes US Government's new strategy towards Iran and the blacklisting of IRGC

    NCRI - The following statement was issued by Struan Stevenson, the president of EIFA:

    The European Iraqi Freedom Association (EIFA) welcomes the new strategy adopted by the US on Iran. In particular the designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization by the US treasury has been warmly welcomed in the region.

  • Experts Applaud Blacklisting of IRGC, Underscore Need for Policy to Support Regime Change by Iranian People

      WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a panel discussion at the United States Senate, foreign policy experts welcomed the congressional passage of H.R. 3364, which includes a title on "Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017," and subjects the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) to Executive Order 13224 sanctions for Specially Designated Global Terrorists entities.