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Suspected Israeli strike kills businessman involved in financing of Iran’s proxies

iranintl – Prominent Syrian businessman Baraa Katerji, a close confidante of President Bashar al-Assad, was killed in a suspected Israeli strike near the Lebanese-Syrian border on Monday, three security sources told Reuters. For years, Israel has frequently struck Iranian-linked targets in Syria, without claiming responsibility in most cases. These attacks have intensified recently amid the Gaza conflict and ongoing clashes …

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How Iran loses in joint oil and gas fields to neighbors?

iranintl – Iran faces significant challenges in its 28 joint oil and gas fields with neighboring countries, where it consistently falls behind in production compared to its neighbors. Experts, as cited by Tehran ILNA news agency recently, attribute Iran’s primary challenge in these shared fields to a lack of investment. The most substantial joint fields for Iran are with Iraq, …

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Iranian women’s rights activists faced rape threats during arrest, reports UN official

iranintl – According to a UN Special Rapporteur, six Iranian women rights advocates who are serving lengthy prison sentences, reportedly faced torture and threats of rape and death when they were violently detained. Publishing the news in a post on X, Mary Lawlor, the UN expert on Human Rights Defenders, called on Iranian authorities to release the women immediately. Dubbed …

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Modern medicine causes dengue fever, says Iranian cleric

iranintl – Controversial Iranian cleric and Islamic medicine advocate Abbas Tabrizian says modern pharmaceuticals, not the Aedes mosquito, is the cause of dengue fever. In the Shia cleric’s recent statement on his Telegram channel, he said, “The cause of diseases such as dengue fever, cancer, and coronavirus are the chemical drugs. If you do not take chemical drugs, you will …

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Tanker seized by Iran in 2023 anchors near UAE, tracking shows

voanews – A Chevron-chartered oil tanker seized by Iran more than a year ago has dropped anchor near the United Arab Emirates port of Khor Fakkan, ship tracking data showed Monday. The Marshall Islands-flagged Advantage Sweet was boarded by Iran’s military in the Gulf of Oman in April 2023 after an alleged collision with an Iranian boat. After sailing away …

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