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Iran wants to become ‘dominant force’ in Middle East by feeding ISIS, Gen Shelton warns

The Iranian regime exports more terrorism than any other state on earth and is responsible for the rise of the Islamic State terror group, US General Hugh Shelton has said in an interview.

The influence of Iran can be seen in conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and now in Egypt and Libya, because Iran's aim is to be the most dominant force in the Middle East, he said.


Democratic change needed in Iran to defeat IS, British MP declares

Islamic State terrorists can only be defeated when democratic change comes to Iran, member of the British Parliament David Jones has written.

The roots of IS can be traced back to the Islamic revolution in Iran in 1979 - and the terror group only survives now due to the sponsorship of the mullahs' regime, he said.


Amnesty International: Saman Naseem beaten, days from execution

Iranian political prisoner Saman Naseem scheduled to be executed on 19 February was beaten on Sunday to force him to make TV ‘confessions,’ according to Amnesty International.

The human rights organization published an Urgent Action to save life of Naseem who was arrested when he was 17 years old.


U.N. Security Council tells Iranian-backed Houthi rebels to step down in Yemen

The United Nations Security Council on Sunday unanimously adopted a resolution demanding that rebels who are sponsored by the Iranian regime to immediately relinquish control of Yemen’s government.

The resolution sponsored by 10 countries and approved by all 15 council demands that the Houthi rebels “immediately and unconditionally” withdraw forces from government institutions.


Iran: Six prisoners hanged in Kerman and Shiraz

NCRI – The Iranian regime’s henchmen hanged six prisoners on Sunday in two prisons in the southern cities of Shiraz and Kerman.

A group of four prisoners were hanged in Adelabad Prison in the city of Shiraz, according to reports received from Iran.


NCRI Foreign Affairs Committee condemns Denmark terrorist attacks

NCRI - On Saturday, a gunman killed a person and injured three others in an attack in a Copenhagen cafe during a free speech event.

On Sunday, one person was shot dead and two others wounded as a result of an attack on a synagogue in the Danish capital allegedly by the same offender.


Iran: Two Baloch prisoners hanged

NCRI - Two prisoners were hanged in the main prison in the southeastern city on Saturday, according to reports received from Iran.

The two Balochi men, identified as Hamed Kahrazhi, 28 and Mobasher Mir-Balochzehi, had spent four years in prison.


Deputy Quds Force Commander brags about export of terrorism & fundamentalism

The ‘Islamic Revolution of Iran’ is daily advancing in the lands that have been under the domination of ‘arrogance’, Deputy Commander of the terrorist Quds Force of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guard says.

Brigadier General Ghaani said the ‘Islamic Revolution of Iran’ is not limited to geographic boundaries and it is growing in the whole Islamic world.


British author Rushdie’s death sentence stands, Iranian cleric says

NCRI - The death sentence issued in 1989 by Khomeini against British author Salman Rushdie remains in force and only Ali Khamenei, the regime’s Supreme Leader can rescind it, a senior cleric has declared.

Mohsen Gharavian said: “Salman Rushdie is a mercenary of the world arrogance… Years has passed since Khomeini made the ruling but the decree continues to remain live and valid and no one except the person in the position of Velayat-e faqih can rescind it.”


Iran: A prisoner hanged in Rasht

NCRI – A prisoner was hanged in northern Iranian the city of Rasht, the judiciary in Gilan province has announced.

The 43-year-old man had been arrested and sentenced to death on drug related charges.


World must not appease Iran - but end its decades of oppression, British peer urges

NCRI - The world must bring an end to the decades of oppression and injustice under the mullahs ruling Iran, a conference in Paris was told.

Everyone in Iran responsible for the execution of political prisoners, the stonings, oppression of the population and other human rights abuses should be brought before the International Criminal Court, Lord Alex Carlile, Co-chair of the Britain Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom, said.


Michael Mukasey urges action for protection of Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty

The time has come to give serious thought to take new initiatives to protect the Iranian residents of Camp Liberty in Iraq who had been promised protection by the US Government in writing, former US Attorney General Michael Mukasey told a conference in Paris.

He said the initiatives not only should include by speaking to the sympathetic members of the congress and raising the issue in the media, but also by pressing the issue in the courts which have shown thus far that they will not hesitate in a proper case to put the government to the task of following the law.


European Parliament meeting: Iranian Revolution Anniversary

Strasbourg - 12 February 2015 - On Wednesday 11 February, the 36th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution against the Shah dictatorship in 1979 which was hijacked by the Islamic fundamentalists, a meeting was held by Friends of a Free Iran in the European Parliament, chaired by Belgian MEP Gérard Deprez (ALDE) to discuss the current events and challenges for democracy in Iran.



Iran News in Brief - 1 March 2015



Islamic fundamentalism: Roots, Solutions, Iranian Regime’s Role

Speech by Maryam Rajavi at Council of Europe



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