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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Families of Executed Sunni Prisoners; Targets of Authorities’ Harassments

HRANA News Agency – After mass execution of at least 20 Sunni prisoners in Rajaei Shahr on August 1st, some of their family members were witnessed they are buried, now these families are stuck in a disturbing game and left in bewilderment. Some officials in Behsht-e-Zahra (cemetery) told these families who went to request for some service related to the …

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Written Warning of Attorney General of Golestan Province to the Media

HRANA News Agency – Attorney general of Golesatan province warned editors of news and social websites about “discriminatory and irresponsible” context and emphasized that if such case is being identified, these media will be banned and they will face the consequences. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Seyed Mostafa Haghi, general attorney of common and …

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Amanj Vaisi; Death Row Juvenile Offender in Marivan Prison

HRANA News Agency – Amanj Vaisi, juvenile offender who was arrested and sentenced to death on charge of murder when was 15, is still being held in prison in Marivan after 10 years in the shadow of death. He is not a child any more. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Amanj Vaisi was born …

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Putin Says Russia, OPEC Should Agree To Freeze Oil Output

RFL/RE – Russian President Vladimir Putin said he’d like to see Russia and the OPEC cartel reach a deal to bolster oil prices by freezing production, and he expects a dispute over Iran’s involvement can be resolved. “From the viewpoint of economic sense and logic, then it would be correct to find some sort of compromise,” Putin said in an …

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No human rights rapporteur warranted on Iran: Official

PayvandNews – A senior Iranian official slams as unjustified and invalid the appointment of any UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights “The Islamic Republic of Iran has always maintained a fundamental stance on the appointment of a special rapporteur with a country mandate,” Mohammad Javad Larijani, the secretary of …

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Flash Floods, Thunderstorms Kill 7 In North Iran

PayvandNews – Flood and lightning in five provinces of Mazandaran, Golestan, Semnan, Ardebil, and East Azarbaijan claimed seven lives, Rescue and Relief Organization Chief Nasser Charkhsaz has said. Report by Tehran Times; photos by Aliakbar Jafari, Mehr News Agency Flooding in Golestan province Out of the seven victims, four died of drowning in flood and three were hit by lightning, Charkhsaz said, …

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Iranian dance group Aylan crowned at “World Folk 2016”

PayvandNews – Iran’s Aylan Dance Group won the gold medal and honorary diploma at the World Championship of Folklore ‘World Folk 2016’ in Bulgaria, said the conductor of the group. Iran’s Aylan Dance Group By Sadeq Dehqan & Hamideh Hosseini (source: Iran Daily) Tohid Haji-Babaei told Iran Daily that the event, which was organized by the Bulgarian chapter of World …

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Why Iran needs an ‘enemy’ to survive

alarabiya – In his latest speeches, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has been emphasizing on how the Islamic Republic should focus on confronting and resisting its “enemies” and how Iranian leaders should not trust Iran’s enemies under any circumstances. Since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979, Tehran’s message has been consistent that the Islamic Republic faces existential …

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The bloody battle in Yemen shows Iran is intent on dominion

Telegraph – Last weekend Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing of an army recruitment centre in Yemen, killing between 25 and 60 pro-government forces. This attack, one of a rising number of incidents carried out by an equally growing number of players, is a clear sign that, as the conflict in Yemen …

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