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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...

Jul 09, 2014, 16:40 ET

Iranian Opposition Warns of False Reports Linking PMOI with ISIS Says Iran is Setting the Stage for Massacre at Camp Liberty

The terrorist Quds Force and the Iraqi forces under the command of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki have been making preparations in recent...

Jul 01, 2014, 11:55 ET

Iran: Representatives of Muslim World Show Solidarity with Resistance

On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and two days after the annual international gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran,...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:21 ET

Iran: Representatives of Muslim World Show Solidarity with Resistance

On the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and two days after the annual international gathering of the National Council of Resistance of Iran,...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:38 ET

West Unites to Demand Removal of Al-Maliki, Iran's Man in Baghdad

As the international community unites to urge the removal of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki from power in Iraq, the Iranian regime is doing...

Jun 20, 2014, 12:28 ET

Activists in Iran Express Support for June 27 Gathering in Paris

Reports from throughout Iran indicate that a growing number of activists are expressing their support for the major international event to be held...

Jun 16, 2014, 08:33 ET

More than 300 Iranian Associations Join in the Mobilization Campaign of the Grand Meeting in Paris on June 27

More than 300 Iranian associations from around the world are taking part in the mobilization effort of "All for Freedom," a major gathering of...

Jun 07, 2014, 17:47 ET

Committees in the European and British Parliaments Sponsor Major Gathering of Iranians in Paris on June 27

Two committees of European and British Parliaments; Friends of a Free Iran & The Committee for Iran Freedom, are among the co-sponsors of a...