Three were hanged in Southwest Iran
The Iranian regime hanged three men in Zahedan’s central prison. The names and identities of these prisoners haven’t been announced.A 20-yr youth by the name of Hamed was publicly hanged in Shiraz. The mullahs’ regimes judiciary also released death sentence verdicts for 3 in Mashhad and Kerman.
Also two men hanged in Iran according to state-run media. A man identified as Mehran was hanged in public in southern city of Kazeroun, said IRAN daily. Mohammad A. was hanged in prison in Isfahan, central Iran, Kayhan daily reported.
Associated Press reported yesterday that Iran's Revolutionary Guard is using Iran's Embassy in Baghdad to coordinate covert operations in Iraq, an Iranian opposition group has claimed.Mohammad Mohadessin, a spokesman for the Paris-based National Council Resistance of Iran, or NCRI, also said the guard had taken over some of Iran's most lucrative companies and was profiting from trade with the European Union."The Iranian regime is run by senior (Revolutionary Guard) officers and their role is growing," Mohadessin said in a statement received Saturday.On Thursday, the United States imposed sweeping new sanctions against the Revolutionary Guard Corps, a main unit of Iran's Defence Ministry, because of Tehran's alleged support for terrorism and nuclear weapons ambitions. The ban targeted three of Iran's largest banks and eight people that Washington said were engaged in missile trade and backed extremist groups throughout the Middle East.Maryam Rajavi, head of the NCRI, has welcomed Washington's move, describing it as "indispensable to thwart the export of terrorism and fundamentalism to the Middle East region."Mohadessin claimed the Guard had transformed Iran's embassy in Baghdad "into the most important center for coordinating its terrorist and intelligence activities against Coalition forces."He named four diplomats at the embassy who, he said, were senior Guard officers. They included the ambassador, Kazemi Qomi, Mohadessin said."They are directly responsible for supervising the transfer of shipments of weapons and ammunition ... from Iran to (the Guard's) proxy forces in Iraq."An official at the Iranian Embassy in Brussels declined to comment on Mohadessin's allegations.It was not possible to independently verify the NCRI claim, but the group has provided relatively accurate information on developments in Iran over the past several years, including details on the country's secretive nuclear program.The NCRI is the political wing of the People's Mujahedeen of Iran, an opposition group that advocates the overthrow of government in Tehran the Associated Press said.