NCRI - Conflict Armament Research, an investigative organisation that looks into the supplies of weapons, ammunition and military material in conflict zones, has compiled a report about the use of bombs in Yemen that have an Iranian regime’s trademark.
The watchdog group that works with governments to investigate how weapons get into war zones and into the possession of insurgent and terrorist groups said that the roadside bombs that are designed to look like rocks and are being used in Yemen are similar to those that were used in Bahrain and Iraq by Hezbollah. The group indicated that Iranian regime has at the very least an influence in the manufacturing process of the bombs.
NCRI - Albania’s media reported on March 22, 2018 that two Iranians were arrested on the charge of terrorism in Tirana. On Thursday morning, two Iranian nationals suspected of terrorist activity were arrested outside the Bektashi World Center just before the celebration of the Iranian Year (Nowruz) began.
NCRI - The US wants Iran, Russia, and Syria to be held responsible for "some of the worst atrocities known to man", committed during the seven-year-long Syrian Civil War.
On Thursday, US national security adviser H.R. McMaster said that all three countries must be held accountable for the human rights abuses that they have committed during the conflicts, which includes, but is not limited to, torture, starvation, rape, arbitrary arrests, abductions, attacks on schools and hospitals, and the use of chemical weapons on civilians.
NCRI - Iranian regime’s hackers are becoming more and more dangerous and are able to conduct spying operations in many countries. There are a number of Iranian criminals that are wanted by the United States and they have the ability to potentially create a lot of chaos.
One group in particular has been especially prominent – Chafer. In the past five years it has launched cyber attacks on the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Israel, Turkey, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. The group has been able to cause disruption to their telecommunication networks and systems.
NCRI - The US Secretary of Defence has accused Iran of funnelling money into Iraq to influence the outcome of its upcoming elections, as part of Iran's overall campaign to destabilise the Middle East.
On Thursday, James Mattis said that the Iranian Regime is sending a “not [insignificant] amount of money” into Iraq to sway votes.
NCRI - Five fighters from the Iran-backed Afghan Fatimioun militia have been killed in Syria, whilst fighting on behalf of the Bashar Assad dictatorship.
The Iranian Sacred Defense news agency reported the deaths of the militants on Wednesday, but didn’t state what militia they belonged to.