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NCRI reveals: Iranian regime conceals nuclear activities to avoid U.N. inspections

Arak Heavy Water reactor

The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) revealed on Wednesday that the Iranian regime has moved a nuclear weaponisation and research and planning center to avoid detection by the United Nations nuclear watchdog.

The NCRI exposed the Iranian regime’s clandestine uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and a heavy water facility at Arak in 2002. It was after this revelation that the Iranian regime acknowledged having an enrichment program.


Multilateral and bilateral Iran nuclear talks begins next week in Vienna

The six world powers and the Iranian regime are set to hold multilateral and bilateral nuclear talks in the coming days in Vienna, the Iranian regime’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

“I think that we will have bilateral and multilateral talks before the end of the next week in Vienna,” the spokesperson for the ministry said on Wednesday.


Iran: Two dozen Sunnis arrested

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s State Security Forces have arrested at least 20 Sunni Iranians on the day of Islamic feast Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice in western city of Mahabad.

The forces violently raided the houses of these residents of Mahabad. Three of the residents who have been arrested and transferred to undisclosed location are: Salar Saeedi, Shoresh Aaeineh and Mohammad Modaressi.


Iran: A prisoner hanged in Zahedan prison

NCRI- Authorities in the main prison in south-eastern Iranian city of Zahedan hanged a 30-year-old man early morning on Tuesday.

The victim identified as Alireza Morad Gholi already had spent five years in prison. His execution, like many others, has not been announced by the authorities.


Pentagon: It is impossible to defeat ISIS by airstrikes alone

The airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria are effective, but will not destroy the group, Pentagon spokeswoman Cmdr. Elissa Smith told RIA Novosti Tuesday.

“Our airstrikes have been effective in achieving our goal of degrading and ultimately destroying ISIL[ISIS],” Cmdr. Smith said in a statement.


Iran: Reyhaneh Jabbari’s life in danger again as 10 day put off ends

NCRI – The threat on the life of the 26-year-old Iranian women sentenced to the death for stabbing a man in self-defense renews as the 10 day delay in her execution ends on Wednesday.

The Iranian regime postponed Rayhaneh Jabbari execution who had been sentenced to death for having stabbed in self-defense an employee of the Iranian regime’s notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS), when he tried to assault her.


Iran: IAEA delegation to meet with officials a day after explosion at Parchin

Photo: Ali Safavi of the National Council of Resistance of Iran in a 2005 Vienna press conference on Iranian regime's clandestine nuclear activities at Parchin, published in Newsweek.

A delegation of experts from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is due to meet with officials of the Iranian regime in Tehran on Tuesday over outstanding issues regarding the military dimension of the clerical regime’s nuclear program.

The visit by a delegation led by General Tero Varjoranta comes a month after the Iranian regime has failed to meet an August 25 deadline for providing information requested by the UN nuclear watchdog regarding the issue.


An editorial re-cap on Iran’s nuclear program

A “get-tough” stance by the US Administration towards the on-going nuclear negotiations with the Iranian regime is recommended in a recent Chicago Tribune editorial Remember the threat from Iran. Any effort to make concessions or further prolong any agreement deadline would be “even more dangerous” than the atrocities that ISIS has already displayed.


Iranian Sunnis prevented from holding Eid al-Adha prayers

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s security forces prevented Sunni Muslims from holding Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice prayers in some districts of Tehran on Saturday.

According to the reports, the Iranian Sunnis in Sadeghieh and Saadat Abad districts in Tehran were prevented to hold prayer on this very import Islamic feast.


Date of next Iran nuclear talks will be set in next two weeks: Russian official

The date for the next round of nuclear talks between the six powers and the Iranian regime on curbing its nuclear activities will be announced in 10-14 days, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said, TASS reported.

The Russian official noted that there was little time left before the deadline of November 24.


Iran: ‘Deadly fire’ at military explosive material production unit kills two

A fire and explosion in an "explosive materials production unit" at a military facility near the Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday evening has left at least two people dead, Stat-run news agency ISNA reported.

ISNA quoting Defense Industry Organization, said: "Due to the incident, two workers of this production unit lost their lives," without providing any details.


Iran: IAEA team to arrive in Tehran on Monday

IAEA, ViennaNCRI - A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is to arrive in Iranian capital Monday night, more than a month after the Iranian regime missed a deadline for cooperation with the U.N. nuclear agency in investigation into Tehran’s atomic bomb research.

The delegation led by IAEA Deputy Director for Security Tero Varjoranta will meet with officials of the Iranian regime’s Atomic Energy Organization on Tuesday.


Graham: Need U.S. boots on the ground to defeat ISIS

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said Sunday that American ground troops need to go to Syria and Iraq because air strikes will not be enough to defeat ISIS.

The Republican Senator from South Carolina said on CNN: “There is no way I can see to fix the problem in Iraq and Syria without American ground troops,” “You need boots on the ground and these are human beings with hope and dreams.”


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