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Iran says it rules out US prisoner release as nuclear talks precondition

Al-Arabia – Iran on Monday ruled out any US preconditions for reviving a 2015 nuclear deal, including the release of American prisoners held by the Islamic Republic. “Iran has never accepted any preconditions by the United States… The US official’s comments on the release of US prisoners in Iran is for domestic use,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told …

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U.A.E. Intercepts Two Missiles Fired At Abu Dhabi In Further Escalation Of Conflict In Yemen

RFL/RE – The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) intercepted and destroyed two Huthi ballistic missiles targeting the capital of the Gulf country on January 24, the Defense Ministry said. There were no casualties and the remnants of the intercepted missiles fell in separate areas around Abu Dhabi, the ministry said. The military spokesman for the Iran-aligned Huthis, Yahya Sarea, said the …

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Narges Mohammadi Jailed and Barred from Phone Calls in Five-Minute Trial, Husband Told

Iranwire – The husband of prominent Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi has said he’s been led to understand – but does not yet know for certain – that his wife has been sentenced anew to eight years in prison, 70 lashes and two years’ “deprivation of communications” for her peaceful activism. The sham trial is understood to have lasted fewer than ten minutes. …

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First Lady of Iran Unveils Plans for ‘Michelle Obama-Style’ Book for Girls

Iranwire – Jamileh Alam al-Hoda, the wife of Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi, has said she has been asked to write a book in the style of ex-US First Lady Michelle Obama. Her husband, she told a conference in Qom on Thursday, had given her permission to go ahead with it. “A few days ago, I was given the book of the …

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US Envoy: Iran Nuclear Agreement Unlikely without Release of US Prisoners

VOA — The United States is unlikely to strike an agreement with Iran to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal unless Tehran releases four U.S. citizens Washington says it is holding hostage, the lead U.S. nuclear negotiator told Reuters on Sunday. The official, U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley, repeated the long-held U.S. position that the issue of the four …

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