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Being tougher on Iran is Biden’s key to Saudi Arabia-Israel normalization: Pompeo

Al-Arabia – US President Joe Biden must adopt a much tougher stance against Iran to convince Saudi Arabia to normalize ties with Israel, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “I’m convinced there will be many more countries joining the Abraham Accords and one day the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will as well,” Pompeo said in an interview with the …

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EU’s Top Diplomat Hopes For New Iran Talks Soon

RFL/RE – The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, says he hopes the bloc’s diplomats will meet their Iranian counterparts in the coming days as part of continued efforts to revive the faltering 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. “You never know, I am more optimistic today than yesterday,” Borrell said on October 18, a day after …

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Iranian Study Casts More Doubt on Sinopharm Vaccine

Iranwire – Officials of the Islamic Republic are now claiming that around 75 percent of Iranians have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Of course, what’s not being mentioned is that this figure also encompasses those who’ve only received one of the required two doses, and under 25 percent of Iranians are considered fully protected. That aside, most of the doses administered …

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Colleague Reveals Torture of Jailed Lawyer in Evin Prison

Iranwire -A well-known lawyer inside Iran, Saeed Dehghan, has published new details of the arrest and transfer of his colleague Payam Derafshan to a secret detention center on the evening of Sunday, October 17. Derafshan, a lawyer and human rights activist, was first arrested on June 7, 2020 when some 17 security officers raided his offices in Tehran. IRGC intelligence agents turned …

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Intelligence Agents Swoop on a Baha’i Home in Shiraz

Iranwire – IranWire  understands that on Saturday, October 16, agents of the Ministry of Intelligence in Shiraz raided the home of a Baha’i citizen, Nora Momtazian (Abadi). Officers came with a warrant for the search, and confiscated Momtazian’s mobile phone and several personal documents. They then told her she was suspected of having committed “propaganda against the regime”, and to …

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