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UK: ISIS will not be defeated until Iraq and Syria have inclusive governments

The ISIS (ISIL) “will not be overcome until Iraq and Syria have inclusive governments capable of marginalising its appeal and of mounting a sustained and effective response on the ground to the military and ideological threat it poses,” British Foreign Secretary said on Thursday.

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said he had talks with Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi and other Iraqi officials on “a more inclusive approach; to de-centralisation of power to Iraq’s communities; and equitable sharing of Iraq’s natural resource wealth.”


Iran: 350 workers of South Pars Gas Field go on strike

Tuesday morning about 350 workers of South Pars gas field phases 17 and 18 in the southern city of Assalouyeh, in protest to lack of payment of their salaries since July 2014, walked off their job and staged a sit-in.

One of the protesting workers said: “These workers work 23 days per month and have 7 days of leave and the employer must give them 2.5 days of vacation per month but so far they have not been given any vacation.”


Iranian regime must be punished for 1983 Beirut bombing: U.S. court

January 2014: The Iranian regime’s Foreign Minister and point man in the nuclear talks, Mohammad Javad Zarif, lays a wreath on the grave of Imad Mughniyeh, the main man behind 1983 Beirut bombing.

A federal court in Washington, D.C. has ruled that the Iranian regime “must be punished to the fullest extent legally possible for the bombing in Beirut on October 23, 1983.”

Judge Royce Lamberth described the bombing which killed 241 Marines and wounded many others, as “an evil and cruel attack, intended to cause death, destruction, and emotional devastation.”


Iranian regime embassy in Canada had direct role in funding cultural centre in Ottawa

A legal battle over assets has revealed that the Iranian regime embassy in Ottawa funded a controversial cultural centre in the Canadian Capital.

A former senior administrator at the vacant diplomatic post in Ottawa has acknowledged in a sworn affidavit that in fact the Iranian regime’s embassy paid the teachers at Farsi school on behalf of a foundation, the National Post reported.


Iran: Concerts cancelled for having women musicians or the use of the term ‘concert’

NCRI - The Iranian regime’s authorities have cancelled at least two concerts in the past week in Iran for having women musicians in the group.

On Sunday, a number of women musicians were not allowed to appear on stage beside the men in an official sponsored festival in Isfahan.


Iran nuclear talks in 'critical phase': EU

Diplomatic efforts by the six world powers to reach a deal with the Iranian regime to curb its nuclear program are in a “critical phase”, an EU spokesman said on Thursday after high-level negotiations in Vienna.

Michael Mann, spokesman for European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said: “We are trying hard to make progress and remain fully engaged to achieve a comprehensive solution” by the Nov. 24 deadline, said.


Iran: State TV broadcast ‘confessions’ by 11 jailed for online jokes about khomeini

State-run TV in Iran broadcast the "televised confessions" of 11 people jailed for posting jokes about Khomeini, the clerical regime’s founder, on social networking site.

The Iranian regime's Revolutionary Guards Corp Commander Esmaeel Mohebipour declaring their arrest in late September said the individuals had published comments insulting Khomeini on WhatsApp, Viber, Tango and Telegram.


Iran: High-ranking IRGC commander killed in Syria

NCRI – Another high-ranking commander of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC), who has been killed in Syria fighting for the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, was buried Thursday in city of Ahvaz, in southern Iran.

IRGC Brigadier General Bajar Darisavi was killed on October 9 in Damascus according to the state-run media reports in Iran.


WT: Iran executions surge amid U.S. nuclear talks

“Rights groups and regional analysts say Iran’s record may be worsening in the backdrop of potential detente with the West,” an article published Wednesday in The Washington Times reports.

“The situation is prompting some in Washington to criticize the Obama administration for not applying more public pressure on Tehran to adhere to international human rights standards.”


Saudi comment on Iranian regime being ‘part of the problem’ in Middle East angers mullahs

The Iranian regime’s Foreign Ministry angered by Saudi Arabia’s comments calling it "part of the problem" in the Middle East threatened that diplomatic relations with the kingdom would be damaged.

On Monday, Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal said the Iranian regime having forces inside Syria, Iraq and Yemen is "part of the problem" in the region.


U.S. Secretary of State arrives in Vienna for Iran nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna Wednesday for a fresh round of nuclear talks over Tehran's nuclear program before a November 24 deadline for striking a deal to prevent the Iranian regime from developing nuclear weapons under the guise of civilian atomic program.

Kerry said Tuesday there was still hard work to be done but that a deal remains achievable. He said: "I don't believe it's out of reach, but we have some tough issues to resolve."


Iran: Political prisoner Ali Moezi denied medical treatment

NCRI - A critically-ill political prisoner has been refused treatment for at Evin prison in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Ali Moezi, 63, who has cyst cancer and kidney problems, has been refused urgent medical treatment across the regime.


British MPs vote recognizes Palestinian state

British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favour of recognizing Palestine as a state on Monday. The vote comes just as Sweden’s new centre-left government prepares to officially recognize Palestine.

The non-binding motion was passed by 274 in favour to 12 votes against, to "recognise the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel" as part of a "contribution to securing a negotiated two-state solution".


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