Saturday, 21 May 2011

News on and about Iran -updated 21 May 2011

Some interesting news :

Execution of Two political prisoners in Isfahan

Mohammad and Abdullah Fathi, Two brothers, 27 and 28 years old charged with "Moharebeh" (waging war on God), were hanged in Isfahan. On Tuesday May 17. Read On...

Concern Over Human Rights Abuses in Iran
U.S. Department of State
The United States is deeply concerned that Iran continues to deny its citizens and other persons within Iran their human rights. Judicial cases, trials, and sentences continue to proceed without transparency and the due process. Read On...

Lawsuit Reveals Iran's Direct Involvement in 9/11 Plot
PR News Wire
Attorneys representing families of 9/11 victims today are informing a federal court in Manhattan that they are filing comprehensive evidence that Iran played a key role in planning and facilitating the 9/11 attacks and called on the U.S. Government to declassify documents detailing what the U.S. intelligence community knew about Iran's relationship to al Qaeda prior to September 11, 2001. Read On...

Obama Sanctions Assad and 6 other senior Syrian officials also 2 Iranian regime IRGC commanders for suppression of protestors
The U.S. President announced that Bashar Assad, the Syrian dictator, and six other senior Syrian officials are sanctioned for suppressing the protesters.For participating in the suppression of the Syrian demonstrators, Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Revolutionary Guards' Qods Force and Mohsen Chizari, another senior commander of Qods Force are also sanctioned. Read On...

U.N. Probes Iran Hacking of Inspectors
The Wall Street Jounal
The United Nations' nuclear watchdog is probing whether Iran succeeded in hacking into the computers and telephones carried by the agency's inspectors while monitoring nuclear facilities in country, say people familiar with the matter. Read On...

More rifts emerging in Iranian politics
United Press International
Iran's top cleric has urged the intelligence ministry to get rid of ministry supporters of the Iranian president, sources tell al-Arabiya. Read On...


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