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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Khamenei criticizes Rouhani: We rushed in the nuclear deal

AlArabiya.net -Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei criticized the opening-up policy pursued by the president, Hassan Rouhani, about the nuclear file stating that: “The west side is not committed to this agreement, while some Iranian officials rushed to sign it.” According to Tasnim news agency; during a meeting with the Iranian Army Navy leaders on Sunday, Khamenei commented on the decision …

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Iran: Two Prisoners Executed on Murder Charges

Iran Human Rights – A prisoner was reportedly hanged in Khomeyn Prison (Markazi province, central Iran) on Wednesday November 23, and another prisoner was reportedly hanged in Lakan, Rasht’s central prison (Gilan province, northern Iran) on Saturday November 26. Both of the prisoners were executed on murder charges. According to close sources, the prisoner in Rasht is Shabaan Ranjbar, who …

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Shocking Montazeri Sentence Reveals a Prosecution Lacking Legal or Moral Legitimacy

Iranhumanrights.org – Ahmad Montazeri Will Appeal “Ugly” Six-Year Prison Sentence The six-year prison sentence handed down to Ahmad Montazeri for publishing an audio tape on the mass execution of political prisoners in the 1980s, by a clerical court whose Lead Prosecutor is one of the officials implicated in the tape, reflects a profound conflict of interest and arbitrary ruling that …

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Iran Should Be Worried About a Trump Administration

PayvandNews – Those observers in Iran who thought that a victory by Donald Trump in the US presidential race would be in Iran’s interests should by now have realized how wrong they were. It’s not just because President-elect Trump vowed during the election campaign that he would tear up the Joint Comprehensive Plan of action (JCPOA). More importantly, he has …

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Iran: $1.5 Trillion Electronic Money Transfers in Online Banking

techrasa -A total of $1.5 Trillion on electronic based transfers and settlements has been made in the recent year with online banking alone which makes the need of an integrated information system more vital. Of course when we mention money transfer in Iran, the concept of “International Payment” is not in our vocabulary. Still, due to the sanctions, international transfer …

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards Point Weapon at US Helicopter

VOA – An Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) boat pointed its weapon at a helicopter launched from aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official told VOA Monday. The official said the weapon pointed at the U.S. helicopter on Saturday resembled a “.60-caliber on a pole.” “The actions of the Iranians were both …

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Iranian Court Sentences Another Juvenile Offender to Death

Iran Human Rights – Iran Human Rights has obtained information about an 18-year-old juvenile offender detained in Sanandaj Prison who was recently sentenced to death by an Iranian court. His case file was reportedly sent to Iran’s Supreme Court for review. According to close sources, Ayoub Shahbazi, who was born on August 30, 1998, was arrested by Iranian authorities in …

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Russia May Use Iran’s Hamadan Base if Admiral Kuznetsov Moves Away From Syria

PayvandNews – Russia could use Iran’s Hamadan airbase in case the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier used for anti-terror strikes in Syria moves away from the Syrian borders for a new mission, the Russian upper house of parliament’s defense committee chair said Saturday. Earlier in the day, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said that Tehran could allow Russia to use Hamadan …

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Iran awards key oil deal to Schlumberger

PayvandNews – Iran says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Schlumberger – the world’s largest oil field services company – over the development of several southern oil fields. The MOU was signed between Schlumberger and the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) – a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) – which is mostly in …

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Iranian Oil Ministry Helicopter Crash In Caspian Sea Kills 5

PayvandNews – News reports say an Iranian helicopter based at a Caspian Sea oil platform crashed late on November 26, killing all five people onboard. The helicopter belonged to the Oil Ministry and was carrying an engineer with heart trouble to the hospital when it crashed, the German news agency dpa reported, citing Iranian media. The cause was not immediately …

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