Agnes Callamard, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions, has reacted to the assassination of prominent Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, implying that the killing of the scientist could be a violation of human rights.
“Murder of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran's top nuclear scientist: many questions still as to the circumstances of his killing. No State or non-State actors have yet claimed responsibility. But to recall: An extraterritorial targeted killing
Dr. Luciano Zaccara believes that the assassination of Iranian top scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh cannot be committed at least without US consultation.
Prominent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was targeted on Friday in a multi-pronged attack involving at least one explosion and small fire by a number of assailants in Absard city of Damavand County, Tehran province. Fakhrizadeh who headed the Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND) of Defence Ministry, was sent to hospital
Turkish parliament head said that the assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist was an act of terror, whether committed by an illegal group or state.
The killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist by unknown assailants was a terrorist act, Turkey’s parliament speaker said on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported.
"The assassination of the Iranian scientist was an act of terrorism. Whether it was committed by an illegal or a 'legal' organization or a state makes no difference," Mustafa Sentop said on
Authorities in the United Kingdom have given asylum to 45 foreign-born individuals who have been imprisoned on terrorism-related charges, UK newspaper Daily Telegraph reported citing an upcoming study.
According to the study by the Henry Jackson Society think tank which looks at 20 years of data from the Home Office, Prosecutor’s Office and other branches of government related to immigration, there are currently 45 people in the UK legally who have been linked to Daesh, Al-Qaeda, Al-Shabab and
Former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton has admitted to receiving money from the cultish Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) group, at a time when the group was still not removed from Washington’s blacklist.
“How much of your antipathy towards Iran is to do with geopolitics, and how much is to do with the fact that you have a long association with a group called MEK which was once a terrorist group banned by the State Department while you worked there?” Al Jazeera’s Mehdi Hassan asked
By Finian Cunningham
Thousands of Turkish-backed militants from Syria’s Idlib province have been recruited as mercenaries to support Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia.
Several reports indicate that the Syrian fighters were already dispatched to Azerbaijan before the latest flare-up in hostilities with Armenia over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Azerbaijan and Armenia are each blaming the other for the eruption of violence which unconfirmed reports suggest has caused hundreds
US President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court is said to have represented the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) terror group in a case pursing the removal of the notorious anti-Iran cult from the State Department’s list of designated foreign terrorist organizations.
The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that Judge Amy Coney Barrett disclosed her legal work for the MKO in the Senate questionnaire she submitted during her 2017 confirmation process to join the US Court of Appeals
The US claims that Iran is a state sponsor of terrorism, but the US military is nothing more than well-funded and well-organized terror organization with uniforms, said Leah Bolger, a retired US navy commander on Tuesday.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with IRNA, Bolger said that Iran has not attacked another country in the past 300 years, and is not a threat to the US.
When Trump withdrew the US from the Iran Nuclear Deal (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), he undid years of
Secretary General of Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM), top Shia party in Pakistan, warning against the secret plans of the common enemies of the Islamic world affiliated with arrogant powers, including the Zionist regime, says weakening government and creating political crisis are the major goals of Takfiri supporters in the country.
In an exclusive interview with IRNA in Islamabad on Monday, Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafri said that the recent events in Pakistan, although not unprecedented, have
Following a video conference on Tuesday, the two countries agreed on military operations targeting the Kurdish organisation and its affiliates
Turkey and Iran have agreed to target the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and its affiliates in joint military operations, following high-level video conference talks attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Hassan Rouhani.
Tuesday's statement was the first in recent years where Iran has publicly announced that it would go after the PKK and
The report also details the presence of 1,020 Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters in Afghanistan working with the Taliban forces and 230 belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammed.
The Taliban have not only retained their ties with Al-Qaeda but have also assured its leaders personally that their ties will remain unaffected by their peace agreement with the United States, says a UN report released Monday, casting serious doubt on the future of the Trump administration’s key foreign policy achievement.
The report also
The report, from the UN Security Council’s analytical support and sanctions monitoring team and issued late last month, indicated the Pakistani terrorists formed a significant part of the foreign fighters that pose a serious threat to Afghanistan’s security because of their activities and permanent presence in the country.
There are some 6,500 Pakistani nationals among foreign terrorists operating in Afghanistan and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) play a key role in bringing
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the intense hatred among many world people for the US because of its support for terrorism, saying the Americans will have to face eviction from Iraq and Syria.
"The US government’s long-term performance has led to its being abhorred by a major part of the world, its warmongering, helping notorious governments, training terrorists, unconditional support for oppression and the like," Ayatollah Khamenei said in a video
Approximately 19 years after September 11, 2001 attacks on New York and Washington, the family members of the victims as well as the American public opinion do not know how much evidence exists to connect the Saudi government with the crime, expecting the relevant security bodies, including the FBI, to be brave enough to disclose ties between the hijackers and the Saudi official.
Kelley Beaucar Vlahos, a former bureau reporter for the FoxNews and a social media strategist, has reviewed in her
Following protests of some Iraqi people against their poor economic conditions, a spokesperson with the Mujaheddin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorists has encouraged the Iraqi youth to carry out terrorist attack against forces of Resistance groups.
According to Nour News on Saturday, the spokesperson has issued a statement, calling on Iraqi people to terror Resistance forces.
The MKO has always tried to cover its terrorist identity but such remarks reveal its true terrorist nature.
Al-Nujaba Islamic Resistance calling the emptying of the US bases in Iraq a show warned on the US new project on bringing back terrorism and the top commanders of the ISIS to Iraq.
Al-Nujaba’s Political Board, in response to the new movements of the US, issued a message and announced, “Although the world is in the fight against Coronavirus pandemic, Washington, once again using its forces in other countries, is attempting to play with the national geography of nations and undermine the stability
On Wednesday morning, just hours after re-threatening war with Iran, President Donald Trump shared a tweet from someone’s Heshmat Alavi account. Like many of the tweets circulated by the president, Alavi praised Trump, this time for his hard line against the Islamic Republic.
The confirmation of Trump’s post was bad enough: Alavi supports a cult of Iran called Maidhedin-e-Khalq, a militant Iranian named Mojahedin-e-Khalq called MEK, which has been designated a terrorist organization for decades
An informed source revealed that the novel coronavirus outbreak has infected a number of Mujaheddin-e Khalq Organization terrorists while also killing one.
According to an MKO member in Albania, nine members of the terrorist group situated in the European country have contracted the COVID-19.
The source noted that MKO leaders have quarantined the nine infected ones in a separate building, which cannot be accessed by other members, to conceal the fact from local media.
According to the source, the
17 years after the then New York Times reporter Elizabeth Rubin’s visit to Camp Ashraf, the Mujahedin-e Khalq’s former headquarters in Iraq, the group allowed a correspondent from this newspaper inside its base to correct its image.
According to Habilian, after several access requests ignored by the MeK, the terrorist group admitted NY Times international correspondent Patrick Kingsley to correct the impression left by previous journalistic encounters.
The Times’ previous encounter with the
The State Department ordered employees days ago not to meet with an Iranian dissident outfit close to Rudy Giuliani and other Trumpworld figures. Now, the memo is being overridden.
At whiplash speed, the State Department is walking back an order barring American diplomats from meeting with controversial Iranian dissident groups—including one close with Trump World allies and previously designated as a terror group, the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK). The initial memo, greenlit by a career State