NCRI - Despite the fact that all international laws and covenants ban any use of children in wars, local Iraqi outlets have revealed how the Iran-backed Hashid al-Shabi (Popular Mobilization Units) are training children for war.
180 juveniles in the village of Basheer in Kirkuk Province are being trained by the Hashid al-Shabi, learning how to use light and heavy weapons, and training in various military tactics.
NCRI - The ceremony of welcoming foreign guests at the inauguration of Iranian regime's President Hassan Rouhani was managed by a terrorist group commander, Mohammad Ja'fari Sahrarudi, head of the office of Ali Larijani, Speaker of the regime’s parliament.
Sahrarudi was already known for the command of the groups responsible for assassinating opponents of the Iranian regime abroad.
Kuwait has confirmed that its security forces were able to capture 12 wanted persons belonging to the so-called Abdali cell.
Kuwaiti Interior Ministry announced last month that it had implemented the judgment of the Court of Cassation issued in case No. 302/2016 on the so-called Abdali cell, calling for the arrest of the suspects. Al Arabiya English reported on Saturday, 12 August 2017
NCRI - The US State Department issues annual statements about countries that flout international law and support terrorism for many decades. Countries who almost always appear on the list are Iran, Syria and North Korea.
Still, the US and other world powers established the nuclear deal with Iran that limits their ability to establish a nuclear military capability for 10 years. However, to reach this deal, the US disregarded the expansion of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) throughout the Middle East, and turned a blind eye to the Syrian people’s revolution and denied any support. The human rights of Iranian and Syrian people were overlooked for the sake of the nuclear deal.
NCRI - The state-run media reported that 5 members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Basij, including a "terrorist Qods force", were killed in Syria.
The state-run media, Defa Press affiliated with the General Staff of the Armed Forces reported on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, “5 Defenders of Shrine that were sent to defend the sanctities were killed in Syria."
NCRI - Tajikistan has accused the Iranian regime of involvement in the killing of prominent personalities including the former speaker of Tajik parliament, Safarali Kenjayev, during the 1990s, Radio Free Europe Today announced for the first time on August 8, 2017.
In a 45-minute documentary program broadcast on state television, the Tajik Ministry of Interior announced that the Tehran regime was trying to provoke civil war in Tajikistan. The regime provided funding to the Tajik Islamic Party and trained its militants on Iranian soil.
NCRI - The Kuwaiti Newspaper, Alanba, wrote on Monday, August 7 that the Iran Navy has repeatedly entered Kuwaiti waters and the Kuwaiti government has complained to the UN regarding this issue.
The Newspaper quoted a reliable source, writing that the IRGC's boats have entered the Kuwaiti waters and stopped near a Kuwaiti oil rig. According to the reports, the IRGC has also investigated and questioned a Kuwaiti citizen.
NCRI - At the end of June 2017, Russian troops and the Syrian opposition delegation reached an agreement to reduce tensions across vast areas of Syria. These areas cover nearly 150 towns and villages with a population of nearly 200,000.
Syrian opposition negotiator, George Sabra, said on August 6, 2017, in an interview on Sky News that the Iranian regime wants to ruin the plan by provoking Assad.
NCRI - The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) have found new, secret shipping routes to smuggle arms to the Houthi rebels in Yemen, in defiance of an international embargo.
Earlier reports indicated that the IRGC, the Regime’s personal terror squad, had been smuggling weapons either directly into Yemen or via Somalia but this risked contact with international naval vessels in Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, so for the last six months the IRGC has been shipping them in Kuwaiti waters where there is less security.