- Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 13:57
WASHINGTON (The Wall Street Journal)-The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday it targeted an exchange house and trading company for aiding Iran in its attempts to evade economic sanctions.
The announcement comes as Treasury's under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, David Cohen, appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to testify about U.S. policy toward Iran.
- Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 12:27
UNITED NATIONS, May 13 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday said it was "highly inappropriate" for Iran to take over the rotating chair of the U.N. Conference on Disarmament this month and vowed that its ambassador would boycott any meeting led by the Tehran.
The world's sole multilateral disarmament negotiating forum has been deadlocked for about 15 years. While the chairmanship of the Geneva-based body is largely ceremonial, it is a high-profile U.N. position.
- Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 07:39
NCRI - Iran's entire political structure could collapse if Mahmoud Ahmadinejad succeeds in putting forward his own preferred candidates to stand in the June election.
The presence of Ahmadinejad's favorite Rahmi Mashaei and former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on the ballot sheet would polarize the election and intensify pressure on the regime, Abbas Abdi said.
- Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 08:08
NCRI - Iran under mullahs' rule will soon face a water shortage crisis, an official of Iranian regime has warned.
On Tuesday April 14, Alireza Daemi, Iranian regime’s deputy energy citing official figures said “Every year the situation in Iran will become more difficult."
- Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 07:24
NCRI - Iran's State Security Forces are harassing and arresting young people on the streets of Tehran in a bid to intimidate them ahead of the June presidential election, according to reports from inside the regime.
Paranoid mullahs have imposed a nationwide 'public security plan' over their fears of mass civil unrest during the ballot.