Expel Iran from Islamic Bloc OIC Message to Iran: Get Your Terrorists out of our Countries

Expel Iran from Islamic Bloc

Expel Iran from Islamic Bloc OIC Message to Iran: Get Your Terrorists out of our Countries

By Heshmat Alavi

The recent summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which was held last week in Turkey, was the largest bloc representing Islamic countries .The organization consisting of 57 countries is also the second group of world’s countries after the Uni ...

2016-05-04 16:48:06
بقلم : Heshmat Alavi
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وقفات احتجاجية ضد قمع الداخلية للصحفيين

Egyptian Journalists' Syndicate raided days prior to World Press Freedom Day

The Egyptian Revolutionary Council strongly condemns the raid on the Egyptian Journalists' Syndicate only two days before World Press Freedom Day and the arrests that were made from within the quarters; a crime that Egyptian journalists witness for the first time. This move was described by the head of the Journalists Syndicate as “unprecedented” and a “violation of law”.

Journalists in Egypt face appalling violations of thei ...

2016-05-04 16:05:10
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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استيطان1 - مستوطنات1 - مستوطنة1

Settlements are Illegal Regardless of their Schematic State

 by Dr. Issa

Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, said, "All Israeli settlements are illegal under international humanitarian law regardless of their schematic state.”

He noted, "The settlements are a major factor behind the access restrictions, and insecurity and displacement of Palestinians in the West Bank, including ...

2016-05-03 16:25:29
بقلم : Dr. Issa
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الهيئة الإسلامية المسيحية لنصرة القدس والمقدسات

An Occupying Strategy to extract the Arab identity of the city of Jerusalem

By Dr. Issa

Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, "Israel attempts intensively to change the milestones of Jerusalem city in order to Judaize it and end the Palestinian Arab presence in it, as they seek to disarm the historical Arab and Islamic identity of the city and impose a ne ...

2016-05-02 17:09:38
بقلم : Dr. Issa
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What is the point of the Arab League

What is the point of the Arab League

WITH Syria and Libya aflame, with Iran challenging the Gulf Arabs for mastery of the region and with America questioning its role as ultimate guarantor of stability, this ought to have been a time, one might have thought, for the Arab League to assert itself. Instead, the body appears to drift ever deeper into irrelevance. Its idea of renewal, it seems, is simply to replace its octogenarian secretary-general with a septuagenarian, an uninspiring transfer that is due to ...

2016-05-01 16:44:01
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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المجلس الثوري: الثورة سلمية ونرفض أي تدخل خارجي

Salutations to the workers of Egypt on Labour Day

As Labour Day approaches, we (the signatories) salute the workers of Egypt who are considered the powerhouse of the 25th of January Revolution who ignited its spark.

The military regime continues to systematically abuse the rights of workers and exploit their efforts and achievements. From the very start of the military coup of the 3rd of July, 2013, the military dictatorship passed legislation that deprives workers from their social and financial right ...

2016-04-30 12:08:29
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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المجلس الوطني للمقاومة الايرانية

Call for formation of an international committee to investigate crimes of Iranian regime in Camp Ashraf

In a program broadcasted on April 22 and 23 on the prisons and torture centers of the paramilitary forces affiliated with the Iranian regime in Iraq and on the massacre of innocent people, especially the Sunnis, Al-Jazeera TV said: “Some of the abductees were transferred to secret prisons in Ashraf Base. This base formerly belonged to the People’s Mojahedin Organization [PMOI/MEK] but was occupied by the Badr militias. Right now, close to 150 people have bee ...

2016-04-28 16:27:45
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Iran feeling the heat as Arabs states unite

Iran feeling the heat as Arabs states unite


By Keyvan Salami
Riyadh was joined by Amman in issuing a new statement decrying Iranian meddling across the Middle East. As Saudi King Salman wrapped up his five-day tour of Egypt, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman arrived to a warm welcoming by King Abdullah of Jordan. This is yet another sign of the Saudis embarking on a vast campaign of rallying all Arab nations under one flag against their archrival: the reg ...

2016-04-28 16:14:00
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Tawakkol Karman

Achieving Sustainable Peace in Yemen

Tawakkol  Karman
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
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What is happening in Yemen, and what is the correct way to sustain peace there? Once we properly acknowledge what is happening, we can take the next step in finding the solution. When we don’t fail in acknowledging the problem, we won’t fail in suggesting solutions.

The world must certainly ...

2016-04-26 17:06:30
بقلم : Tawakkol Karman
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حنا عيسى

Authority and sovereignty of the state must not trample the rights and freedoms

By Dr. Issa

Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian Commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, said, “State concept combines the power and sovereignty that give the state policy legitimacy and solemnity, which makes individuals obey its authority and respect the prestige of the law."

He pointed out, "Presumably every political entity should judge people with justice ...

2016-04-25 17:35:21
بقلم : Dr. Issa
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It's open season on the Muslim Brotherhood

It's open season on the Muslim Brotherhood

Jordan – prompted by the UAE – along with Egypt, the Islamic State, as well as some EU states are all moving against the Muslim Brotherhood
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Last week the Islamic State (IS) devoted 25 pages of its propaganda magazine Dabiq to a “feature” denouncing the Muslim Brotherhood as apostate. “Over the last few decades, a devastating cancer has emerged, mutate ...

2016-04-21 14:24:13
بقلم : David Hearst
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Iran Ramping up Proxy Forces in Syria

Iran Ramping up Proxy Forces in Syria


By: Heshmat Alavi
It was a bad news for Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, when Russia pulled out its forces from Syria while the forces opposing the rule of President Bashar Assad were making headway. Khamenei tried to recoup the missing savage strikes by Russian war planes by introducing more ground force into Syria. He ordered more Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and regular soldiers dispatched to Syria to foll ...

2016-04-18 17:19:00
بقلم : Heshmat Alavi
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الدكتور حنا عيسى

Tolerance is a legal valuable image that requires protection by the international community

By Dr. Issa

Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian commission in support of Jerusalem and holy sites said, "Tolerance, is a position based on the recognition of the universal rights of the human person, and fundamental freedoms of the other, applying it means the need to recognize each and everyone's right to freely choose their beliefs, also to accept that the other has the same righ ...

2016-04-11 16:26:34
بقلم : Dr. Issa
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الدكتور حنا عيسى

Political Change is a Planned Response to the Pressures of Progress and Development by Dr. Issa

Dr. Hanna Issa, Secretary-General of the Islamic-Christian commission  in support of Jerusalem and holy sites, said, "The political change is characterized by a sense of inclusiveness and expansion, it is the overall changes that the political structures in a society is exposed to in what so the power and authority within the same state or several states society is re-distributed."

He added, "The political change was practiced b ...

2016-04-06 17:51:00
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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مسرح إسطنبولي يعلن عن برنامج مهرجان صور الموسيقي الدولي

Culture: International Music Festival of Tyre , a tribute to Fayrouz

The second edition of the International Music Festival of Tyre, Lebanon, to be held this year from 9 to 11 April in the city of South Lebanon is dedicated to the great artist Fayrouz.

Istanbouli Theatre organized this musical event that will take the city of Tyre in early April in collaboration with the Association for the arts, the City Council and the Ministry of Culture of Lebanon. The aim of this international festival is to enable the encounter between a ...

2016-04-06 15:42:03
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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حنا عيسي

Issa: Settlements Deprive Palestinians from the Right of Self- Determination

Dr. Hanna Issa, a professor and an expert on international law, said, "The existence of the settlements makes a future Palestinian state less able to grow and develop economically and politically, not only that, but also deprives the Palestinians the right to self-determination, these settlements constitute a serious obstacle in the way of a comprehensive solution, a just lasting peace in the Middle East."
He continued, "The establishment of settl ...

2016-04-05 15:54:34
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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التحقيقات في تفجيرات بروكسل تظهر وجود مشتبه به سوري جديد

Is Brussels going to be the last‎

Is Brussels going to be the last?
Mohamed S. Kamel
March 25th, 2016
Our hearts go out to the people of Belgium, and to the entire humanity for the horrific crime committed recently in Brussels.  A crime that wasn't the first, and unfortunately will not be the last, as long as we can’t exterminate the terrorism and eradicate the root cause of it.

Terrorism and extremism have becom ...

2016-03-25 19:27:41
بقلم : Mohamed S. Kamel
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صحفي أمريكي اشترى 4 أطفال سوريين بـ600 دولار

I Bought Four Syrian Children

March 15, 2016 "Information Clearing House" -  I confess to having purchased four children near Ramlet el Baida beach recently from a stressed-out Syrian woman. I am not sure if she was as she appeared to be or was from one of human trafficking gangs which operate widely these days in Lebanon as they market Syrian children or vulnerable adult women. The vendor woman claimed to have been the four children’s neighbor in Aleppo and that they (two five ...

2016-03-21 15:27:09
بقلم : Franklin Lamb
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Culture Lebanon : Kassem Istanbouli re-opens Nabatiyeh's cinema

Culture Lebanon : Kassem Istanbouli re-opens Nabatiyeh's cinema

Nabatiyeh has no cinema since 1990, when the Stars Cinema closed. But this will change very soon, as Kassem Istanbouli and his team are working to re-open  the Stars Cinema.

Kassem Istanbouli, founder of Istanbouli Theatre, is the manager of  the Al Hamra cinema at Tyre, a cinema that he reopened  after 30 years closure. Under his direction several International Festivals have taken place at the city of Tyre, theatre, cinema, music, as we ...

2016-03-16 14:11:02
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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المجلس الثوري المصري

PRESS RELEASE: Sincere condolences on horrific Ankara attack‎

The Egyptian Revolutionary Council (ERC) expresses its sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the horrific bus attack in Ankara yesterday and to the Turkish people and government and prays for the speedy recovery of the injured.

This comes after a bomb attack took place on a bus in Ankara yesterday leaving more than 30 killed and more than 100 injured, according to news reports.

The Egyptian Revolutionary Council stands b ...

2016-03-15 21:24:07
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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IOM Condemns Wednesday Attack at Migrant Response Point in Hodeidah, Yemen

IOM Condemns Wednesday Attack at Migrant Response Point in Hodeidah, Yemen

Yemen - On 9 March 2016, at 3:00 PM, an armed group stormed the IOM Migrant Response Point (MRP) in Hodeidah, Yemen and fired automatic weapons inside the premises.  The assault resulted in the death of a 16-year-old unaccompanied migrant.

More than 70 vulnerable migrants and 17 members of the IOM staff were inside the MRP at the time of the forced entry. One bullet hit a pre-fabricated metal container used by the IOM Protection team to register mi ...

2016-03-11 19:24:29
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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المجلس الثوري المصري

On International Women’s Day: Egyptian women in the forefront of celebrations

In a few days the world will celebrate International Women’s Day as a mark of respect and appreciation of women’s social, economic and political achievements. Meanwhile, Egyptian women are making history with their tremendous sacrifice for the sake of establishing democracy in their beloved country.

Over the past five years - after the Egyptian revolution - Egyptian women actively practiced their right to protest and expressing their opinion ...

2016-03-06 14:02:00
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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عامر القيسي

ASSASSINATION OF UN REPRESENTATIVE IN DIYALA, IRAQ

 the UN Assistant Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) announced that the death of its representative in Diyala Province, Amer al-Kaissy, had been confirmed. He was abducted by the militias in April 2015.

Ján Kubiš, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq, stressed: “ For more than nine months we have sought the intervention of the Government on the local and national levels to ensure his safe return to his family.. &hellip ...

2016-02-21 20:41:10
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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الاسري1

Egypt: Solidarity with Al-Akrab Prison detainees

The Egyptian Revolutionary Council expresses its unequivocal support for the escalated measures taken by important figures in the Egyptian Revolution who are detained in Al-Akrab Prison.

The escalation starts tomorrow, the 20th of February, 2016 and is part of a campaign titled, ‘I am a human being: human dignity - physical safety’. The escalation measures are taken in order to force prison authorities to halt violations committed against po ...

2016-02-20 16:32:07
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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المجلس الثوري المصري

Condolences expressed re Giulio Regeni's horrific death


The Egyptian Revolutionary Council expresses its heartfelt condolences to the family Giulio Regeni, the Italian Government and Italian people on the tragic death of Regeni.

Regeni, 28, was an Italian student pursuing doctral studies at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and as part of his research, his presence in Egypt was required.

The young researcher disappeared on the 25th of Januray, 2016, after leaving his resi ...

2016-02-11 17:34:25
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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هيومن رايتس ووتش1

HRW reaction to the arrest of JP Remy and Ph. Moore

"The Burundian authorities should immediately free the French journalist Jean-Philippe Rémy and British photographer Phil Moore, held in Bujumbura, unless there is a credible legal basis to detain them, and should ensure their safety . They should make sure they are not ill-treated in detention and that diplomatic representatives and lawyers can visit them immediately.
 
The Burundian government should allow foreign and Burundian journal ...

2016-01-30 16:11:06
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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العسكر خربوها - 25 يناير

twenty five th of January revolution's fifth anniversary and its goals far from being achieved


Today is the fifth anniversary of the 25th of January Revolution that erupted in 2011 for ‘bread, freedom, social justice, and human dignity’ and today we find Egyptians living under military dictatorship, tyranny and face appalling violations of their basic rights1.


Egyptians, through their struggle and sacrifice for almost two years post the 2011 revolution, forced the deep state and the military to submit to their will a ...

2016-01-26 04:11:09
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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وكالة سولا برس

Smallholder farmers need seat at climate table



Paris, 7 December 2015: Short-term, reactive solutions are not enough to help smallholder farmers cope with climate change, according to a new report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).

“If we are going to sustainably improve the livelihoods of the developing world’s smallholder farmers in the context of a changing climate, we need to ensure that their priorities are understood and reflected in po ...

2015-12-07 15:56:25
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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المجلس الثوري المصري

Press conference in solidarity with students in Egypt‎

The Egyptian Revolutionary Council, in solidarity with students in Egypt, held a press conference in London, coinciding with International Students’ Day on Tuesday, the 17th of November. The press conference presented the latest reports from the Student Freedom Observatory, detailing violations against students after the military coup.

Among the violations exhibited were 234 cases of extrajudicial killings, including 22 students killed in their re ...

2015-11-18 21:01:08
بقلم : Mohamed Kamel
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Iran: mass fury erupts against the Mullahs

Iran: mass fury erupts against the Mullahs

By: Keyvan Salami

Coinciding with millions of Turks rallying to the streets in Tabriz, Urumieh, Zanjan, Ardebil, Khuy, Maraghe, Marand, Nagahde, Meshkin Shahr, Ahar, Maghan and other cities in East and West Azerbaijan provinces of Iran’s ethnic Azerbaijan region protesting insults by state TV against the ethnic Turks, the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, a congress of Iranian nationalit ...

2015-11-14 01:00:44
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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عمدة لندن بوريس جونسون

Sharek Youth Forum refuses to host Boris Johnson at its offices

Sharek Youth Forum announces our decision to cancel today’s upcoming meeting with the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, during his visit to Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories. He was due to meet with a group of Palestinian youth to discuss the main challenges faced by young people.

However, following Johnson’s inaccurate, misinformed, and disrespectful statement regarding the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movementon 9th ...

2015-11-11 19:01:34
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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العفو الدولية تدين إحالة حسام بهجت للنيابة العسكرية

Carter Center Calls for Release of Egyptian Human Rights Defenders

ATLANTA – The Carter Center and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter urge the Government of Egypt to dismiss all charges against renowned journalist and human rights defender Hossam Bahgat. "Hossam has devoted his life and work to advancing human rights for all Egyptians," said President Carter. "His dedication to his nation should be a source of great pride, not cause for retribution.”

The Carter Center has observed an increasi ...

2015-11-11 17:38:59
بقلم : Olfat Imam
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هجوم بالصواريخ علي مخيم ليبرتي في العراق

Crime continues after missile barrage with blockade on Camp Liberty‎


While residents of camp Liberty need minimum necessities for daily life after their camp has been destroyed by the deadly missile attack last week it is 8 consecutive days that Iraqi forces bar food, fuel, medicine into camp and stop discharge of its sewage to continue pressuring the residents. This a shame for US and UN does not do anything to stop this inhumane siege against refugees in the camp. Please read more about this in the statement released by The Na ...

2015-11-08 18:39:48
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Maryam Rajavi:Iraqi government and the UN must account for the attack on Camp Liberty

The deadliest attack on Camp Liberty

US Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement condemning the recent missile attack on Camp Liberty on the outskirt of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. 80 fatal rockets were launched at camp On Thursday October 29th around 19; 40 local time. 23 people were killed in the attack while parts of the camp were completely destroyed. The rockets used in the attack were named Falagh which are produced by Iran. In his statement Mr. Kerry urged the Iraqi government to ensure ...

2015-11-02 22:22:48
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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Samad & Fatemeh, two juveniles recently executed in Iran

Iran: blaspheming the ....will of God

Keyvan Salami...
Amnesty International: 160 more juvenile on death row in Iranian prisons.


nited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the Iranian regime's execution of two minors last week, while voicing his concern about the rise in executions in Iran."(Ban) is deeply saddened by the news of the execution of two juvenile offenders last week in Iran,&q ...

2015-10-24 00:13:28
بقلم : Keyvan Salami
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