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Iran: One year after the uprising in November 2019
The Sunday Times: ‘Iran’s deadly Pizza Hut delivery — a bomb meant to massacre foes in Paris’
They looked like any couple out shopping as they walked across the Place d’Armes in Luxembourg’s old city and into a branch of Pizza Hut. But the police were watching closely.
It was the pivotal moment in a terrorist plot blamed on Iran that is about to be laid bare in court — to the fury of the regime in Tehran, which has threatened retaliation.
UPDATE: 9:30 AM CET
Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 154,300 in 465 Cities
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI / MEK) announced on Saturday, November 14, 2020, that Coronavirus has taken the lives of more than 154,300 people in 465 cities across Iran. The death toll in various provinces include: 37,541 in Tehran, 11,460 in Khorasan Razavi, 8,670 in Isfahan, 6,530 in Lorestan, 6,415 in Qom, 6,382 in Mazandaran, 5,702 in East Azerbaijan, 4,984 in West Azerbaijan, 4,240 in Alborz, 4,195 in Fars, 3,986 in Golestan, 3,965 in Hamedan, 3,368 in Kermanshah, 2,840 in Markazi (Central), 2,655 in Yazd, 2,596 in Kerman, 2,360 in Semnan, 1,765 in Hormozgan, 1,688 in Ardabil, 1,445 in Zanjan, 1,355 in Ilam, 1,351 in South Khorasan, and 1,210 in Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari.
MEK Resistance Units activities in Kermanshah and Mashhad
— سازمان مجاهدین خلق ایران (@PMOIRAN) November 15, 2020
Al Qaeda’s No. 2, Accused in U.S. Embassy Attacks, Was Killed in Iran
According to New York Times Al Qaeda’s second-highest leader, accused of being one of the masterminds of the deadly 1998 attacks on American embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran three months ago, intelligence officials have confirmed.
Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, who went by the nom de guerre Abu Muhammad al-Masri, was gunned down on the streets of Tehran by two assassins on a motorcycle on Aug. 7, the anniversary of the embassy attacks. He was killed along with his daughter, Miriam, the widow of Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza bin Laden.
Anniversary of November 2019 uprising
One year ago today, 49 years old nurse Azar Mirzapur, on her way home from work was shot by security forces during Nov. 2019 Iran Protests in Karaj near Tehran.
She was buried in Khoramabbad, West of Iran.
One year ago today, 49yr old nurse Azar Mirzapur, on her way home from work was shot by security forces during Nov. 2019 #IranProtests in Karaj near Tehran. She is survived by her three daughters aged 14, 23 and 27 and a 17yr old son.
She was buried in Khoramabbad, W #Iran. pic.twitter.com/9h8pgGomhw
— Iran News Wire (@IranNW) November 14, 2020
Sunday, November 15, 2020, marks the 359th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.
The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 828 of the more than 1500 protesters killed by the regime so far.
Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has called on the United Nations to urgently send an international fact-finding mission to Iranian prisons to meet with the detainees.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UPRISING:
Number of uprising cities: 191
Number of martyrs: At least 1500
Number of injured: More than 4,000
Number of detainees: More than 12,000
Read more: Iran News in Brief – November 14, 2020