Last update 11:56:33 AM
Brent crude oil touched a fresh four-year low on Friday, knocking down both energy-related shares and currencies, after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)'s move not to cut output reinforced prospects of a worldwide oil supply glut.
The drop includes several factors but the most immediate one is considered to be Thursday’s decision by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries at their meeting in Vienna to not cut production, according to the Washington Post.
The Iranian regime's meddling in Camp Liberty will set the stage for another deadly attack on its 3,000 residents, the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom has warned.
The alert comes after remarks by Iraq's minister of Human Rights, Mahdi al-Bayati, who said the UN-protected Iranian dissidents in the camp were not refugees and their presence in the camp was 'illegal'.
NCRI - More than 14,000 factories have closed down in Iran since 2005, the regime's deputy industry ministry has admitted.
Seyed Abrichami told the regime's state-run ISNA news agency: "Most of these plants have ceased operations between 2005 and 2013.
Amnesty International has urged Iraq to commute the death sentence of former member of Iraqi parliament Ahmed al-Alwani after a trial 'marred with irregularities'.
Ahmed al-Alwani was sentenced by Iraq's Central Criminal Court of Iraq on 23 November for the killing of two soldiers after being charged under the 2005 Anti-Terrorism Law for an 'assault on military assets and killing and injuring security forces for terrorist ends.'
NCRI - According to the information received from inside Iran, the mullahs’ Ministry of Intelligence and security (MOIS) and the terrorist Qods Force (QF) are about to once again dispatch a number of their agents to Iraq disguised as members of families of the Peoples Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) to stage a smear campaign against the residents of Camp Liberty and their families under the pretext of family visits.
NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Council, UN Rapporteurs and pertinent organs, as well as international human rights organizations, to take urgent steps to annul the death sentence of political prisoner Mr. Soheil Arabi.
The Iranian Resistance also calls for the adoption of binding decisions against the growing arbitrary executions by the religious fascism ruling Iran.
NCRI - Seven more prisoners have been hanged in public in Iran as executions continue to soar under Hassan Rouhani's rule.
More than 1,000 men, women and youths have now been put to death her the so-called 'moderate' leader who came to power 18 months ago.
Iran has been forced to adjust its budget for next year based on a plunging oil price as the regime's economy spirals into chaos.
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Ali Tayebnia said the national budget bill for the Iranian calendar year 1394 (March 2015-March 2016) will be based on an oil priced at $70 a barrel and a currency exchange rate of 26,500 rials to one US dollar.
NCRI - Prison authorities in the Iranian city of Karaj have transferred 19 men to isolation to await their execution.
At Gohardasht prison, nine men were placed in solitary confinement, and another ten were placed in isolation at Ghezelhasar prison, according to the information from inside the regime.
International Committee In Search of Justice has issued the following press release:
(ISJ) - Iraqi “Human Rights Minister” Mohammad Mahdi al-Bayati said on 24 November 2014 in a meeting with Mrs. Jane Holl-Lute, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Resettlement of Liberty Residents, “The PMOI lack refugee status and their stay in Iraq is illegal because they supported the former dictatorial regime in the most hideous crimes against the Iraqi people.”