Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign secretary.

Iran's Last European Lifeline Set to Be Severed by Trump Admin Sanctions

Azita Carlson 19 June 2019

By Azita Carlson

In an effort to stop Iran from using backdoor financial methods as a means to skirt U.S. economic sanctions in its business dealings with leading European nations, the Trump administration is considering new sanctions.

These sanctions would directly target the alternate financial body set up by Tehran to ensure it can continue engaging in lucrative trade deals with Europe in the face of heavy U.S. sanctions. Iran's Special Trade and Finance Institute (STFI) was meant to replace the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (ISTEX), which France, Germany, and the United Kingdom created in January to facilitate trade with Iran.

Christians in Iran

Iranian Christians Asking for Prayers After Regime Crackdown

Navid Felker 18 June 2019

by Navid  Felker

Christians in Iran are asking for prayers from the international community as the Regime’s authorities continue their attacks against the minority religious group.

In one of the most recent incidents, agents of Iran’s feared Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS) and EIKO, an organization controlled by Iran’s Supreme Leader, raided the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Tabriz on May 9, according to advocacy group Middle East Concern (MEC). The MEC explained that the agents changed the locks, “tore down the cross” from the church tower, installed surveillance equipment, and ordered the churchwarden to leave.

At Brussels Protest, Maryam Rajavi Urges EU to Sanction Iran's Regime

At Brussels Protest, Maryam Rajavi Urges EU to Sanction Iran's Regime

Armin Baldwin 17 June 2019

By Armin Baldwin

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, thousands of Iranians gathered for a large protest demonstration in Brussels. They were protesting the brutal violation of human rights by the Iranian regime as well as the regime’s instigation of terrorism and warmongering in the region.

The crowd voiced their support for the Iranian Resistance movement led by Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) along with the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and the MEK’s resistance units inside the country.

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