By Mohammad Sadat Khansari
Companies and governments around the world are now banned from using U.S. dollars in their dealings with Iran. Banks are no longer allowed to lend to Iran. The trade of various precious metals, food items and textiles with Iran is banned. These are just some of the effects of the U.S. sanctions on Iran that took effect at the beginning of last week.
On Friday, August 10, 2018, a three-person television crew secretly and without prior notice filmed and photographed inside the residence of members of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), refugees in Albania, from adjacent land. Local Albanian security agents who spotted this suspicious and illegal act asked them to stop filming and to hand over the recordings. But the crew, who introduced themselves as Britons working for Britain’s Channel 4 TV, ignored this request and continued their work until Albanian police moved in and took them to the police station.
New Orders by the Supreme Security Council for Spying and Paving the Ground for Terrorism Against the Iranian Resistance
While referring to the widespread protests in various cities in August, Hassan Rouhani, the President of the clerical regime, demonstrated his animosity against the PMOI and said on August 6: "There is nothing wrong with the people’s protests ... but it shouldn’t be like some people respond to a group let (’s requests).”
By Staff Writer
At a press briefing in Paris on Thursday, representatives of the National Council of Resistance of Iran provided detailed information about Iranian protests that have continued for eight months in spite of intense repression. The briefing was held on the closing day of an exhibition marking the 30th anniversary of the massacre of 30,000 Iranian political prisoners in the summer of 1988.
By Staff Writer
The Iranian Regime has surfaced as a major security threat when it comes to cyber-espionage operations. Accenture Security iDefense released a research report that states, “The Iranian government and hacktivists located in Iran pose a disruptive or destructive cyber threat against the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.”