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Iran’s judiciary chief threatens to prosecute ‘without mercy’ unveiled woman

Al-Arabia – Faced with an increasing number of women defying the compulsory dress code, Iran’s judiciary chief has threatened to prosecute “without mercy” women who appear in public unveiled, Iranian media reported on Saturday. Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei’s warning comes on the heels of an interior ministry statement on Thursday that reinforced the government’s mandatory hijab law. “Unveiling is tantamount to …

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards Say Officer Killed In Syria Air Strike

Iranwire – An officer in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been killed in an Israeli attack in Syria, the force says, amid an apparent intensifying Israeli effort to counter the Islamic Republic’s foothold in the war-wracked country. In a statement reported by Tasnim news agency, which is affiliated to the IRGC, one of the force’s military advisers and …

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Iranwire Exclusive: IRGC Commanders Warn of “Spies” and “Infiltrators”

Iranwire – Iranian authorities are increasingly resorting to accusations of espionage when setting out to silence dissent, justify the inefficiencies of the Islamic Republic and secure additional funding for military and paramilitary institutions. Intelligence and security agencies routinely accuse those who attempt to uphold the rule of law, fight for their livelihood, protest to demand more freedoms and women’s rights of …

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Khamenei’s New Year Holiday In Mashhad Under Air Defense Protection

Iranwire – Ali Khamenei, the 84-year-old leader of the Islamic Republic, usually travels to the northeastern city of Mashhad twice a year amid tight security, for the Persian New Year holidays in March and during the summer. In his hometown, Khamenei resides in a palace in Malekabad Gardens, where he meets with relatives. He also discusses important issues with government …

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Family of Missing Azerbaijani Student Says Iran to Provide Information

VOA – Iran says it will provide information by Tuesday about Farid Safarli, an Azerbaijani student who went missing after traveling to Farid Safarli, according to his family. Farid Safarli’s mother, Dilara Asgarova, told VOA’s Azerbaijani Service that she met Friday with the deputy ambassador of Iran to Azerbaijan. The official said the Iranian Embassy would respond by April 4 …

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