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Flash Floods Wreak Havoc In Iran

Radiofarda – The water is subsiding in flood-hit Golestan and Mazandaran provinces in northern Iran, local news outlets reported on March 23, as dozens of cities and villages have suffered from the heavy rains. The Iran Meteorological Organization (IRMO) warned that some areas in the west and southwest of the country were also being threatened by freezing temperatures and flash …

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Conservatives Suggest Eliminating The Presidency In Iran, A move That Can Backfire

Radiofarda – A former political prisoner and a reformist politician has suggested to combine the positions of Supreme Leader and the president of the Islamic republic into one executive power, elected by the people and subject to term limits. Mostafa Tajzadeh in a video released on Twitter March 22, proposed the idea as a response to some Iranian conservatives who …

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Governor Fired For Traveling Abroad As Floods Devastate His Province

Radiofarda – Iran’s vice president has fired the governor of a northern province gripped by a massive flood, for being on a foreign trip and not returning to manage the disaster emergency. ains have battered Iran’s northern provinces of Golestan and Mazandaran, leaving homes flooded and others without power. Es’haq Jahangiri, Hassan Rouhani’s vice president made the move as the …

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Price Of Onions In Iran Jump Fourfold In Matter Of Weeks

Radiofarda – The price of onions has increased fourfold in a matter of weeks in Iran, reaching to almost one U.S. dollar per kilo (based on free market exchange rates). Onion is an important part of the food basket for working class Iranians, who earn around $100-130 a month. The price for more expensive foods, such as meat is ten …

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Zarif’s Disagreements With Pompeo Turn Biblical

Radiofarda – The Islamic Republic’s Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has implicitly dismissed a recent comment made by his American counterpart, Mike Pompeo, as “Iranophobia” and a “distortion” of Torah, Iran’s official news agency, IRNA, reported on Saturday, March 23. Earlier in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, CBN, Pompeo had said it is possible that perhaps God has …

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