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One day after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called upon the government of Turkey to halt the offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, the government of France spoke out about the state of Syrian affairs, highlighting the hypocrisy of Rouhani’s criticism coinciding with the continued presence of Iranian forces and militant proxies in the war-devastated region.

On Monday of this week, the White House hosted representatives of all fellow permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, after which the several diplomats were given opportunities to directly inspect missile components that had been recovered from the Arabian Peninsula after allegedly being supplied to Yemen’s Houthi rebels by the Islamic Republic of Iran.

taff - On Saturday, the National Council of Resistance of Iran reported upon remarks that Ahmad Khatami, the chairman of the Iranian regime’s Assembly of Experts, had made about the recent nationwide protests in that country. Khatami corroborated the conclusion of many foreign observers regarding the likelihood of resurgent protests in the wake of the regime’s crackdown on demonstrations that began in Mashhad over economic hardships before broadening both geographically and ideologically to include as many as 140 localities and explicit calls for regime change.

After 15 terrible years, the US finally removed Iranian Resistance group People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK/PMOI) from its list of foreign terrorist organisations in September 2012, following countless court cases that found in the MEK’s favour and previous removals of the MEK from terror lists by the UK, France and the European Union.

There are a number of persistent and harmful rumours surrounding the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) - mainly spread by the Iranian Regime’s propaganda machine, the Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) - that are designed to make the international community and the Iranian people themselves distrust the MEK.

It was reported this week that US Navy vessels in the Persian Gulf had stopped experiencing dangerous close encounters with fast attack boats operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps.


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