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Apr 06, 2016, 19:23 ET French National Assembly Addresses Prevalence of Protests Against the Iranian Regime

On Tuesday, members of the French National Assembly held a meeting to discuss the current situation in Iran and the potential impact of French...


Mar 04, 2016, 11:11 ET Iran Opposition Leader: Iranian Regime's Factions All Share Common Interests in Suppression and Terrorism

Following the Iranian elections on February 26, Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi declared them to be a sham which would not lead to...


Jan 20, 2016, 15:09 ET UK Bishops Condemn Human Rights Abuses in Iran Under Rouhani

Today, Wednesday January 20, 2016, two prominent leaders of Christian churches in Britain, the Right Reverend John Pritchard, former Bishop of...


Jan 10, 2016, 18:45 ET Iranian Opposition Leader: Defeat of Assad's Dictatorship, Prerequisite to Conquering ISIS

While describing 2015 as a harsh year for the Middle East with "bloodbaths in Syria and Iraq" and a difficult year for Iranian people due to...


Dec 08, 2015, 19:31 ET Maryam Rajavi: International community must maintain hard line on Iran, Syria and Daesh

Daesh found the opportunity to grow and expand with the support of Bashar Assad and will not be destroyed with Assad in power The Union of...


Dec 08, 2015, 19:31 ET Maryam Rajavi: International community must maintain hard line on Iran, Syria and Daesh

Daesh found the opportunity to grow and expand with the support of Bashar Assad and will not be destroyed with Assad in power The Union of...


Nov 21, 2015, 17:52 ET Iranian Opposition Leader: Democratic Muslims are the Most Effective Force to Defeat Islamic Extremism

Iranian opposition leader and French political personalities and Muslim community leaders took part in a ceremony to pay tribute to victims of...


Nov 13, 2015, 05:55 ET Majority of Italian Senators: Iran Ties Must be Based on Respect for Human Rights

On the eve of the trip to Rome by the Iranian regime's President Hassan Rouhani, a majority of Italian Senators have called on the government of...


Nov 12, 2015, 09:31 ET 100 French Lawmakers: France-Iran Ties Should Be Contingent Upon Halt to Executions

On the eve of the trip to France by the Iranian regime's President Hassan Rouhani, a cross-party group of 100 members of the French Parliament...


Nov 01, 2015, 14:30 ET Opposition Leader Maryam Rajavi: Murder of Iranian Refugees in Iraq was Preventable if UN and U.S. had Lived up to Commitments to Camp Liberty Residents

Exiled Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi today addressed a memorial ceremony for 23 Iranian dissidents who were killed in Iraq on October...


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...


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...