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Ukraine top security official believes Iran downed Ukrainian plane intentionally

Al-Arabia – Ukraine’s security chief said he believes the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane by Iran’s military over Tehran in January 2020 was an intentional act rather than an accident as claimed by the Iranian regime. Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s national security and defence council, told Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail in an interview published on Friday, …

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Iran Signs Deal To Buy 60 Million Sputnik Vaccine Doses From Russia

RFL/RE – Iran’s ambassador to Moscow says Tehran has signed a contract with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. Kazem Jalali told the state-run IRNA news agency on April 15 that the deal with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is responsible for marketing the vaccine abroad, would provide enough shots to fully vaccinate …

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The Fringe Argentinian Leftist Implicated in Iran’s Bomb Attack “Cover-Up”

Iranwire – In January 2015, journalism lecturer and political agitator Fernando Esteche received a call on his cellphone that disrupted the calm of the hot Argentine summer. “They just told me that Alberto Nisman has denounced Cristina [Kirchner], [Héctor] Timerman, [Luis] D’ Elía and myself, over the AMIA bombing,” he told his wife. In a public complaint, the famed prosecutor Alberto …

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Counselling or Coercion? LGBTQ+ Iranians Face Pervasive Ignorance in the Medical Community

Iranwire – One of the key problems faced by the LGBTQ+ community in Iran is the lack of equal access to medical services, medical resources, and well-placed psychologists and psychiatrists. Not being able to see a well-trained and knowledgeable specialist makes it harder for Iranians with different sexual orientations and gender identities to cope with external pressures, such as social, …

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Black and Super-Red: New Coronavirus Alert Levels in Iran as Case Numbers Soar

Iranwire – On the last day of the week ending April 15, the officially-recorded death toll from Covid-19 in Iran stood at 321, a record-breaking figure for a single day. The health minister has warned that the situation will get worse in the coming week. According to local officials, more than 50 percent of people taking PCR swab tests in …

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