NCRI - While pundits were surprised by the recent protests that erupted in Iran at the end of 2017, and into early 2018, unrest has been simmering in Iran for quite a while.
Playing an important role in organizing the protests and breaking through government censorship to keep the world informed about them, was the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), who comprise the principal opposition movement against the regime.
NCRI - The Iranian Regime and its regional expansionism and aggression was a key talking point during a meeting between US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Saudi King Salman in Riyadh, on Wednesday.
The two high-ranking politicians met at Al-Yamamah Palace to discuss bilateral issues and regional stability, which included the issue of keeping Iranian interference in check to ensure regional peace and security.
NCRI - White House Adviser and former Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich has lambasted European countries for their inadequate response to the ongoing people’s uprising in Iran and accused them of hiding from reality in an attempt to preserve trade deals.
The European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee is raising eyebrows with a decision to host a senior Iranian lawmaker and regime stalwart on Tuesday, despite simmering concerns over Iran’s violent crackdown on protests.
The committee’s invitation to Alaeddin Boroujerdi, who chairs the Iranian parliament’s foreign affairs and security body, comes at a time when the European Union has taken flak for what some see as a tepid response to the crackdown. At least 23 people have been killed and some 3,700 protestors have been detained.
During Vice President Mike Pence's Knesset address, he repeatedly put the spotlight on Iran. He made a “solemn promise” to the world that the U.S. would never allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon.
And after his firm declarations about the “dangerous regime,” he had a “better” message for the Iranian people. Pence said: