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John Kerry: I’m proud of helping 3,000 Iranian dissidents escape persecution

John Kerry: I’m proud of helping 3,000 Iranian dissidents escape persecution

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed pride in his role of getting 3,000 Iranian dissidents to safety in Europe. ...

Iran: Will the next administration take foreign policy in a different direction?

Iran: Will the next administration take foreign policy in a different direction?

It could be said that the most difficult foreign policy challenge for President-elect Trump is the Iran situation. Despite the rec...

Infightings

Iranian billionaire death sentence a new chapter in massive corruption scheme

Iranian billionaire death sentence a new chapter in massive corruption scheme

By INU StaffINU - On Friday, Reuters issued a new report on the pending execution of Babak Zanjani, a billionaire Iranian business...

Khamenei describes elimination of two of his closest allies from Assembly of Experts as a loss

Khamenei describes elimination of two of his closest allies from Assembly of Exp…

By INU StaffINU - The Iranian regime’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, in a meeting with members of the Assembly of Experts on March...

Nuclear

Iran Nuclear Deal Near-Impossible to Renegotiate, but May Be in Trouble Anyway

Iran Nuclear Deal Near-Impossible to Renegotiate, but May Be in Trouble Anyway

By INU Staff  INU  With the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump just days away, international dialogue about the Iran...

Iran More Aggressive as Nuclear Deal Fails

Iran More Aggressive as Nuclear Deal Fails

“Wasn’t President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal — what he considers his top foreign-policy achievement — supposed to mellow the mullah...

Human rights

Tehran Struggles to Hide Human Rights Record as Hunger Strikes Continue

Tehran Struggles to Hide Human Rights Record as Hunger Strikes Continue

On Friday, the Iran Human Rights website, which routinely reports on executions in the Islamic Republic, added four more to its ta...

UN Seeks to Stop One Imminent Execution in Iran, but Others Face Less Concrete Threats

UN Seeks to Stop One Imminent Execution in Iran, but Others Face Less Concrete T…

By INU Staff INU - On Tuesday, Voice of America News reported that the United Nations had undertaken efforts to stop the executio...

Women

Iranian Regime's Female Official calls for Judiciary to Deal with 'Gender Equality' Activists

Iranian Regime's Female Official calls for Judiciary to Deal with 'Gender Equali…

On Monday, December 5, the National Council of Resistance of Iran, wrote an article about Minoo Aslani and the state of 'gender eq...

Iran: Two Female Political Prisoners Put Pressure on Regime Regarding the 1988 Massacre

Iran: Two Female Political Prisoners Put Pressure on Regime Regarding the 1988 M…

By INU Staff  INU - The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) published an article on November 9 about Sedighe Moradi, a ...

Economy

Is Obama’s true legacy in the Middle East a bolder, stronger Iran?

Is Obama’s true legacy in the Middle East a bolder, stronger Iran?

Martin Jay, journalist based in Beirut, winner of the UN’s prestigious Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Prize (UNCA) in New York, for hi...

Iranian Regime’s Leaders Accused of being Complicit in Babak Zanjani's Theft

Iranian Regime’s Leaders Accused of being Complicit in Babak Zanjani's Theft

Government factions in Iran have intensified their struggle to grasp presidency, on the eve of the clerical regime's elections.Whi...

Sanctions

Iran's Rouhani Furious over 10 Extension of Sanctions

Iran's Rouhani Furious over 10 Extension of Sanctions

On December 6, an article in the Daily Mail, it was reported that Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that Congress's decision to...

US Lawmakers Maintain Near-Unanimous Support for Extending Iran Sanctions

US Lawmakers Maintain Near-Unanimous Support for Extending Iran Sanctions

By INU Staff  INU - On Thursday, the US Senate voted to extend for 10 years the Iran Sanctions Act, which would have otherwise ex...

Insider

Shake Up of Army Leadership Implies Greater Support for Hardline Military Activities

Shake Up of Army Leadership Implies Greater Support for Hardline Military Activi…

By INU StaffINU - On Thursday, the Long War Journal reported that the new General Chief of Staff for the Iranian Armed Forces, Moh...

Lamentable: Iranian FM invited to Oslo Forum to share experiences of peacemaking

Lamentable: Iranian FM invited to Oslo Forum to share experiences of peacemaking…

By Rob RobertsJune 13, Oslo: On Tuesday (14 June 2016) around 100 prominent mediators of armed conflict and peace process actors w...

Middle East

Expanded Regional Travel and Concerns Over Iran-Backed Militancy

Expanded Regional Travel and Concerns Over Iran-Backed Militancy

On Friday, the Times of Oman reported that the Iranian embassy in that country had dramatically reduced the length of time for whi...

Saving Lives in Syria Requires the Removal of Iranian Influence

Saving Lives in Syria Requires the Removal of Iranian Influence

  In his article for Forbes, Sir David Amess, Conservative MP for Southend West in the House of Commons and co-chair of the Briti...

Terrorism

A Victim of State-sponsored Terrorism Examines the Life of Rafsanjani

A Victim of State-sponsored Terrorism Examines the Life of Rafsanjani

In a January 19 article in The Diplomat, Hossein Abedini, member of the Parliament in exile of the Iranian Resistance (NCRI) and t...

Suspicious death of Argentinian prosecutor on verge of presenting evidence about Iran’s involvement in terror attack

Suspicious death of Argentinian prosecutor on verge of presenting evidence about…

In January 2015 Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound to his head. Nisman was a prosecutor specialis...

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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