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Iran: Two Prisoners Hanged in Borujerd City

iranhr.net – According to IHR sources, on the morning of Thursday, January 16, two men were hanged at the central prison of the Iranian city of Borujerd, Lorestan province. IHR can confirm the identity of one of the prisoners as Heshmat Sheikhani, 31.  IHR will report about the second man’s identity as soon as the organization could confirm it.  In …

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No Information On Fourteen Protesters Arrested Last Week In Iran

radiofarda – Fourteen people arrested for protesting the January 8 downing of a passenger plane by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, are detained at an unknown location and there is no news about their well-being. Five of the detainees are women. The arrests took place in Amol, northern Iran on January 11, when protests started in several cities. Iranian website Zaytoon reports …

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Iran’s Guards Aim To Expand Economic Role, Aiming To Build Ten New Refineries

radiofarda – The commander of Revolutionary Guard’s business conglomerate in Iran has proposed building ten more refineries, which would signal a major expansion of the military’s role in the country’s most important economic sector. Saeed Mohammad, the commander of Khatam al-Anbia told Fars news agency close to the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) that “The joint headquarters of the armed …

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Trump Mocks Iran’s Khamenei After His Uncompromising Speech

radiofarda – President Donald Trump has warned Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to be “very careful with his words” after the Iranian called the U.S. leader a “clown” during a rare sermon he delivered earlier on Friday. “The so-called ‘Supreme Leader’ of Iran, who has not been so Supreme lately, had some nasty things to say about the United …

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Iran Confirms Sending Downed Ukrainian Airliner’s Black Boxes To Kyiv

rferl.org – Iran has confirmed it will send the black-box flight recorders recovered from a Ukrainian passenger jet that was shot down over Tehran on January 8 to Kyiv. Hassan Rezaifer, head of the accident investigations unit of Iran’s civil aviation authority, told the Tasnim news agency on January 18 that it had not been possible to read the black …

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