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Iran: Basij protest calls for closure of French embassy in Tehran

A rally by members of the Iranian regime’s Basij paramilitary force called for the closure of the Embassy of France in Tehran on Monday.

According to witnesses, the rally did not succeed in gathering more than a few hundred people who chanted "Death to France".

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Iraqi Kurds demand end to Camp Liberty blockade

Kurdish organizations have united to demand an end to the 'inhumane' medical blockade of Camp Liberty in Iraq.

In Iraqi Kurdistan, 35 political, trade union and civil organizations issued a call to allow the free movement of goods to the camp that is home to members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MK) , the Kurdish website Media reported.

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Iran: 100 arrested for dancing at mixed party as oppression continues under Rouhani

NCRI – The State Security Forces (police) in Iran have arrested 84 young people for dancing at a party in the city of Mashhad.

The 49 men and 35 women had been attending a mixed-gender party when they were raided by agents of the regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security acting on a tip-off.

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U.S. Senate pushes for Iran sanctions

A leading U.S. senator is pushing for new sanctions against the Iranian regime over its nuclear program, but he said he would be willing to set aside his efforts if Obama would submit any agreement with Tehran to Congress for lawmakers to approve or reject.

On Sunday, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said on NBC’s “Meet the Press”: “I'm willing to forgo that vote with the understanding that any deal he negotiates will come to the Congress for our approval or disapproval as a check and balance.”

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Iran: Photography shops, barbers and printing shops sealed for being ‘non-Islamic’

At least 30 shops, including photography shops, barber shops, and printing shops, were sealed in several cities in the Mazandaran Province (northern Iran) under the pretense that they have breached Islamic codes.

This suppressive measure was conducted in two stages in the cities of Amol, Babol and Qaemshahr on Saturday and Tuesday by the department that supervises public places in Mazandaran.

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Argentinian prosecutor investigating Iranian regime role in 1994 bombing found dead

Argentina’s special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was investigating the 1994 car-bomb attack on the AMIA Jewish community center that killed 85 people, has been found dead in his apartment in the Buenos Aires on Sunday.

According to several Argentine television stations citing judicial sources, Alberto Nisman was found dead overnight in his apartment in the trendy Puerto Madero neighborhood of the capital. The cause of death was not immediately known.

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Iran: 21 arrested for selling satellite dishes in Tehran

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s morality police has arrested 21 individuals in Tehran who have been allegedly involved in the production and sale of satellite dishes and other equipment helping Iranians watch satellite TV channels.

The head of Tehran’s morality police claimed his forces have destroyed the ‘network’ with ‘very advanced workshops’ for their production of satellite equipment.

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Iranian Resistance condemning terror attacks in France praised

The support of the Iranian Resistance for freedom and democracy in the wake of the Paris terror attacks has been praised at a conference in Paris.

The world must now unite to combat oppression and fundamentalism in the Middle East and France, Val d'Oise General Counsel member Jean-Pierre Becquet said.

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Iran (Graphic Photos): Two prisoners hanged in public in Shiraz

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s henchmen in the southern city of Shiraz hanged two men in public on Saturday.

Many children watched the hanging through the windows of their homes or cars passing by near the public square where the executions were carried out.

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Iran: Regime tries to hide high-rank of commander killed in Iraq

NCRI - The Iranian regime has attempted to conceal the high rank of a military commander killed in Iraq by claiming he was a member of the paramilitary Basij Force.

Mehdi Norouzi - in reality a commander of the terrorist Qods Force Special Operations - was killed in Iraq on January 10, just days after the killing of IRGC Brigadier General Hamid Taqavi, also killed in Iraq on December 27.

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Italian Senator: Halt Iran’s export of terrorism to tackle Islamic extremism

Halting Iran's meddling in the Middle East and supporting the Iranian Resistance are the only ways to tackle the rise of ISIS and Islamic extremism, Italian senator Antonio Razzi has told a conference in Paris.

Mr Razzi also issued his support for the plight of Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty and condemned the widespread human rights abuses in the Iranian regime.

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Iranian cleric 'rejoices' in Charlie Hebdo massacre

A senior Iranian cleric has expressed his pleasure at the terrorist attacks that left 17 dead in Paris last week and branded the participants in mass rally as 'murderers'.

Muhammad Ali Movahedi Kermani said during Friday prayers in Tehran: "Thank God, those who supported ISIS and terrorism and nurtured them, now the very same terrorists have acted against them.

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Iran: Dismal lives of street children

NCRI - The majority of street children in Iran are over 10 years old with an average income of 23,000 tomans, about 7 dollars, per day according to a recent study by a state organization.

Based on a study by the State Welfare Organization most of these children are engaged in routine work, in particular street vending (73.2%), porterage (6.8%) and playing music (6.4%) or semi-routine work of garbage searching and collecting bread waste (9.6%) and panhandling (5.7%).

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       Islamic Fundamentalism and Iran

Islamic Fundamentalism, which may manifest itself on the streets of France or Yemen and Syria, and its victims may be diverse, but it is a single issue confronting the globe. It may appear random or unplanned but it is in fact shrewdly promoted and sustained by a regime, which relies on the phenomenon for its very survival. 

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