The meeting lasted over three hours and that an atmosphere of consensus developed between the two parties. (Al Arabiya)
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday met with US Defense Secretary James Mattis and discussed US-Saudi military cooperation in the fight against ISIS, the Pentagon said in a statement. Al Arabiya English reported on Friday, 17 March 2017.
As the clerical regime of Iran is facing problem in sending more forces to Syria due to its extensive losses in that country, Khamenei has ordered Iranian citizenship to be granted to those Afghan citizens who are involved in the killing of the Syrian people in the Army called Fatemune, announced a mullah by the name of Mohammad-Ali Shahidi Mahallati, head of a foundation called Shahid (Javan Newspaper affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps - IRGC, March 12, 2017)
With the onset of spring and the Iranian New Year, amid the economic hardship inside, and diasporic societies everywhere around the world, Iranian citizens celebrate with the hope of a forward perspective for the good year to come, the year of the end of mullahs. Wrote Hassan Mahmoudi in an article published by the ‘American Thinker’ on March 15, 2017. It continues as follows:
NCRI - The minimum monthly wage for Iranian workers was set and communicated by the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Labor on March 15.
The question, however, is why the minimum monthly wage this year was set in the final days of the year.
Unlike previous years in which the issue of setting the minimum monthly wage for workers was raised and discussed in state-run media, though sham, this year, however, the regime, who had made up its decision from long ago and was also concerned about workers’ opposing reactions, announced the minimum monthly wage only five days before new year, so that the workers are presented with a fait accompli and have no opportunity to protest.
NCRI - Claims of high economic growth made by Hassan Rouhani’s government have been severely attacked by political figures and media close to Iranian regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei.
Following the claim of an11.6 percent economic growth made by Rouhani’s Central Bank, economic experts described it as unbelievable while the rival band has doubted it as an election move.
NCRI - Reports indicate the Revolutionary Guards and state police in Iran arrested 120 people at a night party in east Tehran.
“A number of young men and women were arrested in an operation carried out in cooperation with the public prosecutor’s office,” said Heydar Fattahi, the public prosecutor of Pardis on Wednesday.
“These are considered cultural crimes. Young men and women who don’t have any relations with others of the opposite sex, being in specific areas until late into the night, and disturbing the localS’ peace,” he added.
Gilbert Mitterrand, son of the late French President Francois Mitterrand, met with Maryam Rajavi on March 2, 2017, in Tirana, Albania.
NCRI - Sky News TV aired an interview with an Iran expert on this regime’s meddling in the Middle East.
“Religion and beliefs are nothing but tools used by Iran for its meddling in the region,” said Dr. Sultan Naime, an academic and expert on Iranian affairs.
“What Iran is doing is using various tools to realize its meddling in the region. There are clear facts that show beliefs and religion have no value for Iran. This regime stood alongside Armenia, which is Christian, on its Ghare Bagh dispute with Azerbaijan, who people are mainly Shiites,” he added.
NCRI - March 15th, 1993 marks the day when Mohammad Hossein Naghdi, a member of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), was assassinated in Italy by Iranian intelligence agents.
Naghdi was Iran’s former charge d’affaires in the Iranian embassy in Rome. However, he joined the Iranian Resistance in 1982 and became a member of the NCRI representative delegation in Italy. From 1983 onward he became the NCRI representative in Italy.
NCRI - Pointing to the effect of environmental problems on increased marginalization and immigration, head of Cultural Committee of Iranian regime’s parliament has stated that “the issue of environment has now turned into a social crisis.”
In his interview with state-run ILNA news agency on the effect of environmental problems on Iran’s social issues, Salman Khodadadi said that “the environment, water, and dust storms are among the major issues and our society’s future problems. We are now in a situation where the issue of environment has turned into a social crisis throughout the country, and sometimes even raises security concerns.”