An Iranian economist regarding the U.S. Congressional resolution to strengthen the sanctions against the Iranian regime, said: “One of the largest banking systems is in the United States, which is capable of sanctioning even the Iranian domestic banks under the new agreements such as the FATF.”
Workers' Syndicate of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company said on Wednesday, 16 August 2017 that Reza Shahabi, an imprisoned member of this labour union was on hunger strike in Rajaei Shahr (Gohardssht) prison in Karaj.
The Iranian Regime colluded with Russia in order to violate UN sanctions with regard to the 2015 nuclear deal, according to reports by German media and state intelligence agencies.
The Iranian Regime is building a long-range rocket factory in Syria, according to a report on Israeli television.
The Channel 2 television news report, which aired on Tuesday, showed satellite images of the site under construction in northwest Syria near to the Mediterranean coastal town of Baniyas.
Shima Babaii, a 21-year-old civil rights activist, has been arrested again.
She was taken into custody after she reported in to the office of Tehran’s Security Police. The news of the arrest was announced on Saturday, August 19, 2017.
As Iranian President Rouhani introduced his new cabinet to parliament on Tuesday, he made remarks that showed his concern over the consequences of new sanctions for human rights abuses, export of terrorism, and ballistic missile development. However, his remarks also revealed that regime has not abandoned the nuclear weapons program.
A group of political prisoners in Gohardasht prison, on July 30, 2017, issued a statement condemning the 1988 massacre in Iran, calling on the perpetrators of this crime against humanity to be brought to justice.
Women whose property has been looted by Arman's Credit Institute, gathered in front of the Central Bank on Wednesday August 16, 2017. They vowed to continue their protests until they reach their demands.
The founder of encrypted messaging service Telegram has denied any plans to install servers in Iran, despite claims from the Iranian Regime.