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Iran Regime Is the World’s Leading State Sponsor of Terrorism: U.S. Country Reports on Terrorism 2017
Country Reports on Terrorism 2017 is submitted in compliance with Title 22 of the United States Code, Section 2656f (the “Act”), which requires the Department of State to provide to Congress a full and complete annual report on terrorism for those countries and groups meeting the criteria of the Act, the following are excerpts of this report about the Iranian Regime:
PARIS (Reuters) - France will not name a new ambassador to Tehran before getting information from Iran following a foiled plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally in Paris last June, French officials said on Wednesday.
An Iranian diplomat based in Austria and three other people were arrested on suspicion of plotting the attack on a meeting of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
By Mohammad Sadat Khansari
The 1988 massacre in Iran is one of the most horrific atrocities of recent times. During the summer of that year, the then-Supreme Leader of Iran issued a fatwa ordering the execution of political prisoners and dissidents. Around 30,000 people were executed, most of them members of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) – the main opposition to the Iranian regime.
• Cybersecurity Firm: More Iran Hacks as US Sanctions Loom
An Iranian regime-aligned group of hackers launched a major campaign targeting Mideast energy firms and others ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran, a cybersecurity firm said Tuesday, warning further attacks remain possible as America re-imposes more sanctions in November.