The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, has criticized the Iranian regime’s record on women’s rights.
Ambassador Samantha Powers said: “In Iran, women are legally barred from holding some government positions, there are no laws against domestic violence, and adultery is punishable by stoning, making it wholly inappropriate that Iran assume a leadership role on women's rights and welfare at the UN."
The Iranian regime’s intelligence is conducting extensive activities in Egypt and other Arab countries, according to London-based Arabic-language Asharq Al-Awsat who made the revelation citing Arab security sources.
In their report, the Asharq Al-Awsat daily reported, on Thursday, that a member of the Iranian regime’s diplomatic staff in Egypt was expelled four years ago amid the 2011 "Arab Spring".
The Iranian regime‘s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and Lebanese Hezbollah are engaged in battles alongside Houthi rebels in Yemen, Arabic al-Mustaqbal newspaper reported on Saturday.
According to the daily, several members of Hezbollah have been killed since operation “Decisive Storm”, the coalition of Muslim countries led by Riyadh, began against the occupation of Yemen by forces funded and trained by the Iranian regime.
NCRI - While the fourth week of the unlawful detention of Mr. Safar Zakery, a resident of Camp Liberty, on the pretext of a suspicious car accident ends, Nasser Moussavi, the inspector (the investigative judge) of Karkh Court in Baghdad who is a close associate of Maliki is continuing this blatant hostage taking upon absurd pretenses and is placing impractical conditions for release of Mr. Zakery at the behest of the clerical regime.
On Thursday, April 9, after Moussavi interrogated Mr. Safar Zakery in the presence of his lawyers and residents’ legal advisor as Mr. Safar Zakery’s interpreter, Moussavi declared in a decision that as far as the car accident is concerned, the release of Mr. Safar Zakery is made conditional on a bail of 30 million Iraqi Dinars that should be placed by an employee of Government of Iraq that should be a resident of Baghdad.
The Yemenis fighting Houthi rebels in the southern Yemeni city of Aden said they captured two Iranian military officers, during fighting on Friday evening, Reuters reported.
The local Yemenis said they were from an elite unit of the Iranian regime’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC).
NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Council, and other organizations in defense of human rights, to take immediate measures to secure the release of dozens of youths arrested in the southeastern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Wednesday.
The Iranian regime’s suppressive State Security Forces barbarically raided several districts in city of Ahvaz on Wednesday, arresting over three dozen youths. The raids were carried out in the districts of Hamidiya, Molashia and Kouya Enghelab.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Friday that a nuclear agreement with Iran must include inspections of its military sites, a position at odds with recent comments by Ali Khamenei, the regime’s Supreme Leader.
In an interview with CNN, Carter said the nuclear deal being negotiated between the world powers and the Iranian regime must include ways to verify Tehran’s compliance.
Germany said on Friday it understood the Iranian regime’s demand that all sanctions be lifted immediately once a final agreement on its nuclear programme is reached, but Tehran first had to implement the conditions of such a deal.
Ali Khamenei, the regime’s supreme leader, and Hassan Rouhani, the regime’s president, said Thursday they want all sanctions lifted on the first day of implementation.
An urgent appeal published in Thursday's issue of the Washington Times calls on the U.S. Government to take immediate action to secure the release of a Camp Liberty resident who the U.S. had committed to protect but now has been held hostage in Iraq by being illegally detained for the past four weeks.
Mr. Safar Zakery, 60, an Iranian refugee living in Camp Liberty under UN supervision has been recognized as a person of concern protected under international law.
Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) said it blocked an Iranian flight carrying 260 pilgrims from Saudi airspace because because the aircraft lacked appropriate permissions, Saudi's state news agency reported late in Wednesday.
The General Authority of Civil Aviation announced the move in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency on Thursday.