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On May 23, a group of Iranian exiles in Norway held a protest gathering calling for lifting of a siege on Iranian dissidents in a camp in Iraq.
Supporters of the Iranian Resistance held this gathering in front of Norwegian parliament building. They condemned the siege placed on the residents of Camp Liberty near Baghdad Airport which is home to over 2000 Iranian dissidents. Members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), the main and most organized opposition group live in this camp.
In Iran, on May 23, sixteen prisoners were transferred to solitary confinement in Ghezel Hessar Prison in the city of Karaj in preparation for their imminent executions.
The transfer of these 16 is taking place while just two days ago, on May 21, eleven prisoners were hanged in this prison.
According to the statement of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), the Iranian regime executed 37 people from May 19 to 21 in prisons or the streets of various cities.
Abbas Araghchi, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Iranian regime who is also a negotiator in nuclear talks on Sunday denied accepting military site inspections as part of a nuclear deal with world powers.
A member of the Iranian regime’s parliament had claimed that "In his report, Mr. Araghchi said that inspections of military sites have been accepted but the inspections are regulated and will be seriously managed." Lawmaker Javad Karimi-Ghodoussi was quoted as saying by Fars news agency.
According to the latest survey, most French people are in favour of military intervention by France in Syria, a poll showed on Saturday, a sharp reversal from a survey in 2013 when the majority opposed government plans for air strikes against Syrian President Bashar Al Assad.
France which was the first country to join the US-led coalition carrying out air strikes on ISIL insurgents in Iraq and Syria has been providing weapons to opposition Syrian Kurdish forces but has repeatedly ruled out a military operation in Syria without a United Nations mandate.
The Iranian regime may have supervised the Friday’s terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia, Al-Watan newspaper reported citing findings on the high explosive substance RDX used in the suicide attacker’s belt.
“A possible relationship has been found with the RDX substance, which Tehran's allies tried had smuggle to Saudi Arabia two weeks ago,” the Saudi daily said.
In response to a question on the possible relationship the Saudi Interior Ministry security spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said: "possibility exists .but we are waiting for the results of the ongoing investigations in the two cases."
Angered by the UN envoy Staffan de Mistura’s decision to invite the Iranian regime, the main ally of Bashar Assad, Syria's key opposition National Coalition will not take part in consultations with him, a member said today.
Hisham Marwa, deputy head of the coalition, which is recognised by much of the international community, dismissed the talks with y Staffan de Mistura as "unimportant." The group delivered him a letter stating their position.
NCRI - A high ranking Iranian cleric who is the representative of the Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader in a Hormozgan province (southern Iran) has called for more inhumane punishment of hand amputations to be carried out.
Ghulam Ali Naeem Abadi, who regularly speaks at the state-organized weekly Friday Prayers sermon in the city of Bandar Abbas, said on Wednesday in city of Mashhad: “If the hands of a few of those who commit thievery in the society be cut off, they would set as examples for the others and security will be restored.”
As the ceasefire in Yemen came to an end, airstrikes against Houthi militias were resumed on May 18. On the same day, the Yemen national congress was held in Riyadh where 400 politicians from various political currents participated, the sole party absent were the Houthis that are guided by the Iranian regime, al-Jazeera TV reported.
Despite international condemnation of the Iranian regime’s interference in Yemen, this regime continues to aid the Houthis.
Just a few days after the uprising of the people and the youth in city of Mahabad (northwestern Iran) and while the Kurdish cities were restive, last Friday, we had another protest move against the dictatorial regime by the youth attending a soccer match.
No wonder that Iranian regime leaders, including Khamenei and Rouhani, were warning of the explosive state of the society, especially the youth in Iran. Regime’s president Hassan Rouhani said, “We should be very watchful about the youth… our young generation is in a special situation”.
The West should set aside the policy of appeasement toward the regime in Tehran and support the Iranian Resistance for bringing democratic change in Iran, French senator, Jean Pier Michel said in an online question-and-answer session on Friday.
Jean Pierre Michel, judge and founder of the French Committee for a Democratic Iran, and co-founder of the French Judges Syndicate said foreign military intervention has destabilized Iraq and this is an example that must be learned from. Appeasement must be set aside. Various countries believe appeasement will lead to results. Those countries insisting on negotiations are in the logic of continuing rapprochement.