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May 05, 2015, 15:10 ET

Iranian opposition leader criticizes emerging nuclear agreement

Maryam Rajavi, the president of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), addressed a conference at the French Senate on Tuesday, where...

Apr 29, 2015, 17:40 ET

In Hearing on Islamic Fundamentalism, Maryam Rajavi Makes Case for Regime Change in Iran

On Wednesday, National Council of Resistance of Iran President Maryam Rajavi appeared via videoconference before the House Foreign Affairs...

Apr 29, 2015, 14:17 ET

Former Senior U.S. officials: Maryam Rajavi is the right person to testify before US congress on threat of Islamic Fundamentalism

 About two dozen senior former US officials and political dignitaries supported the initiative by the US Congress to invite Iranian opposition...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:24 ET

Scores of Former Senior U.S. officials Welcome Congressional Invitation to Maryam Rajavi

Scores of American dignitaries expressed their support for the Iranian opposition leader, Maryam Rajavi testifying before the US Congress. Maryam...

Apr 29, 2015, 07:26 ET

Former Senior State Department Official: Iranian Opposition leader, Maryam Rajavi Should be Heard in Washington

Ambassador Lincoln Bloomfield, a former senior US State Department official strongly defended the scheduled testimony of Iranian opposition...

Apr 10, 2015, 08:26 ET

Mounting Human Rights Crisis in Iraq's Detention of Iranian dissident Safar Zakery

The unjustified keeping of an Iranian dissident residing in Iraq is a hostage taking at the behest of the Iranian regime, Iranian dissidents said....

Apr 03, 2015, 09:54 ET

Iranian opposition leader: A general statement lacking Khamenei's official approval does not block Tehran's path to obtaining the bomb

Following the announcement of P5+1 and Iran in Lausanne, Switzerland regarding the framework for a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear...

Mar 08, 2015, 19:47 ET

Iranian opposition leader: Women play an indispensable role in defeating Islamic extremism

Women's unity is a determining factor in defeating Islamic fundamentalism with "misogyny as its main attribute," Iranian opposition leader Maryam...

Feb 07, 2015, 15:39 ET

Iranian opposition leader: In confronting Islamic extremism, mullahs must be evicted from Middle East

Speaking at an international conference titled, "Islamic Fundamentalism: Roots, Solutions, Role of Iranian Regime," Maryam Rajavi, the head of...

Jan 26, 2015, 17:44 ET

Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi: Partnering with Tehran to fight ISIS impedes campaign against Islamic extremism

Speaking at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the invitation of two major political groups: the European People's Party...

Jan 11, 2015, 14:58 ET

Maryam Rajavi, Iranian Opposition Leader: Terrorist Attacks in Paris Fundamentally Opposed to Islam That Advocates Tolerance and Coexistence

"Those who propagate despotism and ruthlessness under the veneer of Islam are the worst enemies of Islam. Those who massacre journalists under the...

Jan 07, 2015, 17:54 ET

Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi strongly condemns terrorist attack in Paris

The Iranian opposition leader, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi strongly condemned the ruthless terrorist attack on the office of the French magazine Charlie...

Dec 10, 2014, 17:25 ET

From Iran News Update: Maryam Rajavi: At least 1200 executions during Rouhani's presidency so far

On Wednesday, Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi said that the number of executions in Iran during President Hassan Rouhani's first year in...

Dec 10, 2014, 11:08 ET

Maryam Rajavi: No Such Thing as Human Rights in Iran

At least 1200 executions during Rouhani's presidency so far  On Wednesday, Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi said that the number of...

Nov 25, 2014, 17:15 ET

From Iran News Update: Maryam Rajavi: Extension of Nuclear Talks Gives Iran More Time to Harm Global Security

According to Iran News Update, on Tuesday, Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian resistance, commented on the extension of the nuclear...

Nov 08, 2014, 15:36 ET

Iran: Maryam Rajavi Warned About Offering Concessions to Mullahs in Nuclear Talks and Said Mullahs Still Insist on Obtaining The Bomb

Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran stated on Saturday, November 8: "The mullahs still insist on...

Oct 28, 2014, 16:24 ET

Iranian Opposition Leader Maryam Rajavi: Tehran Regime is "Godfather of ISIS"

Maryam Rajavi, the president of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, urged members of the French Parliament on Tuesday to support moderate...

Sep 25, 2014, 06:54 ET

Iranian Resistance Leader, Supporters Urge Change in French Policy Following Dismissal of Charges

 An event was held in central Paris on Wednesday to discuss the context and consequences of last week's dismissal of eleven-year-old charges...

Sep 17, 2014, 18:33 ET

French Lawyers and Iranian Resistance Figures Join in Celebrating France Dropping All Charges Against Iranian Dissidents

A number of prominent French lawyers issued a strong statement today, celebrating the end of an 11-year legal ordeal by Iranian dissidents in...

Aug 13, 2014, 11:25 ET

Maryam Rajavi at the UN in Geneva: In View of Developments in Iraq, the U.S. Must Carry Out its Commitments to the Safety and Security of Camp Liberty Residents

Iranian regime must be completely evicted from Iraq to prevent repeat of past atrocities in that country  Rouhani's one-year record reflects...