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US expects prompt return of sailors held by Iran
Al JazeeraWednesday, 13 January 2016 Assurances given on safe return of 10 US sailors who were captured when the boats drifted into Iranian waters.  Iran has detained 10 US sailors aboard two small patrol boats in the Gulf in an incident that rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation…
Kuwait sentences two to death over ‘spying for Iran’
One of the men given the death penalty was an Iranian convicted in absentia as well as another Kuwaiti. (File photo: Reuters) By AgenciesTuesday, 12 January 2016 A Kuwaiti court on Tuesday handed down death the penalty to two convicted of espionage with Iran and Hezbollah.The case also included the possession…
Iranian dissident: Tehran used Red Crescent to transfer 50 tons of weapons to Houthis
Asharq al-Awsat – LondonTuesday, 12 January 2016 Shaheen Ghobadi to Asharq al-Awsat: This consignment was sent to Sanaa last month through Tehran’s Mehrabad airportIranian dissidents told Asharq al-Awsat yesterday Tehran has sent dozens of tons of weapons for the Houthis. Shaheen Ghobadi, a senior member of the Iranian opposition, revealed…
Iran Ranks Top with 1084 Executions in 2015
Iran ProbeTuesday, 12 January 2016 Iran records the highest ratio world-wide of executions compared to country’s population The photograph “Firing Squad in Iran” by Jahangir Razmi of Ettela’at The photograph “Firing Squad in Iran” by Jahangir Razmi of Ettela’at The Iranian regime has started the 2016 with wave of execution.…
Four Arab Countries Report “Iranian Violations” to the United Nations
By Sawsan Abu-Husain, Asharq Al-Awsat Monday, 11 January 2016 The Arab ministerial council stressed its “full solidarity” with Saudi Arabia and gave Tehran two months before taking additional steps Part of the Arab foreign ministers’ meeting in Cairo (AFP)  Arab foreign ministers emphasised their countries’ full solidarity with Saudi Arabia and called…
Arab foreign ministers accuse Iran of undermining regional security
By Asmaa Waguih, Reuters- Cairo Sunday, 10 January 2016 A general view of the Arab foreign minister's meeting at the Arab League in Cairo, Egypt, January 10, 2016. Arab foreign ministers on Sunday accused Iran of interfering in the affairs of other Middle East states and undermining regional security, as officials met at…
Iran is ranked No.1 globally for Human Trafficking
Alsharq Al-AwsatSaturday, 9 January 2016 In a report issued by the US Department of State, Iran occupied first place for world-wide human trafficking, in particular the trafficking of children. Iranian police stations have registered strange complaints such as unearthing tombs, stealing parts of corpses and smuggling them. Children are the…
GCC urges action against Iran regime to prevent terror acts
News MediaSunday, 10 January 2016 The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council said it fully supports any further action against Iran's regime to halt “terrorist acts” after Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran was ransacked by Iranian mobs last week. The GCC, whose members are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the…
Iran: 17 prisoners executed in 2 days
NCRISaturday, 9 January 2016 NCRI reported that the anti-human regime of Iran has ratcheted up suppression in fear of expansion of popular protests on the verge of the sham elections, particularly the use of the brutal death penalty. In merely two days, January 6-7, this regime has executed 17 prisoners.…
Reporters Without Borders condemns wave of journalists' arrests in Iran
RSFFriday, 8 January 2016 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the latest wave of harassment of media outlets in Iran, which has included the arrest of a journalist and the closure of a pro-reform daily newspaper in the past few days, and the interrogation of other journalists. The authorities seem to…
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Two Misguided Reports

  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Report
    On 18 May 2005, the US based Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) issued a 28-page report (“the HRW Report”) concerning the People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (“PMOI / MEK”).  Entitled ‘No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the MKO Camps’, the HRW Report was essentially based on 12 hours of telephone interviews with 12…
  • Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    Courting Disaster, A response to Rand report on People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran
    The RAND National Defense Research Institute published in July 2009 the report The Mujahedin-e Khalq: A Policy Conundrum for the Multi-National Force-Iraq, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations). The report focuses on the circumstances surrounding the detention of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MeK) at Camp Ashraf and “whether MeK members were taken into custody…