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BY:JOSEPH FARAH

The organization’s president, Yigal Carmo, and A. Savyon, director of the Iranian Media Project, contend the nations that reached the deal with Iran are restricted to inspecting only what the Iranians allow.“This is because the inspection procedure takes place only at sites where Iran has agreed to allow inspection, that is, sites Iran itself has declared as nuclear sites, but not at any other sites in Iran, including military sites,” MEMRI said.

NCRI - A huge crowd of human rights activists, politicians, and people from the Iranian diaspora gathered outside the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Wednesday September 20, to protest Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech.Amir Emadi, the spokesman for the Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC) noted that Rouhani should not be accepted in New York, a city so dedicated to human rights,

NCRI - Ishaq Jahangiri, first deputy of Iranian regime’s president Hassan Rouhani, on Tuesday, September 19, said that 11 million marginalized people who live in slum areas in the cities across the country have created serious risks.The issue of drug addiction, which, in his confession, spreads more prevalently among the youth and women of the country, has also been mentioned by Jahangiri as another major social harm of today's Iranian society,

 

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he is still hopeful that Iran will agree to negotiate changes sought by the United States in the 2015 nuclear deal, despite the Iranian president's rejection of new talks.In a news conference late on September 20 after meeting with other parties to the agreement at the United Nations, Tillerson for a second time singled out the deal's "sunset" clauses, which end restrictions on Iranian nuclear activities,

BY:  Edward Carney

It was widely reported on Thursday that the United States had made two contrasting moves with regard to Iran sanctions and the 2015 nuclear agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. These come as the White House faced a deadline for reauthorizing the suspension of sanctions identified by the JCPOA. In absence of presidential reauthorization, those sanctions would be automatically retriggered

United States Department of Justice, WASHINGTON, September 14, 2017 –Joao Pereira da Fonseca, 55, a citizen of Portugal, was sentenced today to 20 months in prison on a federal charge stemming from a scheme in which he conspired to help an Iranian company unlawfully obtain sophisticated equipment from two companies in the United States.

AP, September 13, 2017 - In a lengthy interview with the AP, the US House Speaker, Paul Ryan said Iran is the largest state sponsor of terrorism and the main source of destabilizing the region. Julie Pace, Washington bureau chief for The Associated Press asked the speaker to comment on Iran saying the president has talked pretty tough on Iran but the administration has continued to authorize the nuclear deal.

 BY: SAAGAR ENJETIT

he Islamic Republic of Iran’s pursuit of ballistic missiles and continued support for designated terrorist organizations violates the spirit of the 2015 nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in London Thursday.Tillerson recalled the preamble of the agreement, which expected the deal “will positively contribute to regional and international peace and security,” and contrasted it with the regime’s continued malign activity in the region.

 

The United Sates has added 11 individuals and companies that allegedly supported the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in cyber-attacks on U.S Banks. The Treasury Department added the individuals and companies to their Specially Designated Nationals And Blocked Persons List.According to the F.B.I Mohamad Sadegh Ahmadzadegan who is wanted in connection with "alleged involvement in a conspiracy to conduct a coordinated campaign

by MALLORY SHELBOURNE 

President Trump is reportedly considering a more aggressive strategy toward Iran that would include reactions to the Iranian military and proxies.Reuters on Monday reported details of the strategy, which was assembled by Secretary of Defense James Mattis, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.The proposal was offered to Trump on Friday during a meeting of the National Security Council, according to the news service.