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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Iran’s Annual Foreign Trade Reach $87.68B

PayvandNews – Iran’s foreign trade volume reached 87.614 billion dollars in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 21) with the share of exports standing at 43.930 billion dollars. Iranians imported 43.684 billion dollars of goods in the meantime for the country to enjoy a slight trade surplus. cartoon by Salman Taheri, Iranian daily Shahrvand The overall trade volume of 87.614 …

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Iran biobank holds biospecimens from 6 countries

PayvandNews – Foreign biological specimens from six countries including Spain and India are being held under optimum conditions at Iranian Biological Research Center, the IBRC director said Monday. Iranian Biological Research Center (IBRC) Director of the Iranian Biological Research Center (IBRC), Abolhassan Shahzadeh Fazli, told MNA that currently 33,000 biospecimen in 27 collections are being held at the center, adding each year …

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Jailed British-Iranian woman ‘dreams of watching daughter play’

Gurdian – A British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for allegedly plotting to topple the government has said she dreams of watching her husband playing with their two-year-old daughter. As the first anniversary of her detention dawned, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe described her wish to see her family dancing to Michael Jackson in in the sitting room of their home. The 38-year-old was …

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Iranian trap targeting the US in Mosul

AL-Arabia – Iran has an operative presence on Iraqi and Syrian territories through Iranian fighters and military leaders who are in command of Shiite militias. Some of them are Arabs who joined the Popular Mobilization in Iraq, Hezbollah in Syria or non-Arab militias recruited by Iran to fight in Syria under the pretext of fighting ISIS. This is an occupation …

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FSA slams Iranian sectarian displacement plot in Damascus

Al-Arabia – The Free Syrian Army (FSA) has condemned sectarian attacks which it says are a crime against humanity. In a statement released on Sunday the FSA slammed the attacks with have happened in the areas of Zabadani, Bloudan, Kafriya and al-Faoua. The statement added that the incidents breached article 7 of the Statute of the International Criminal Court. The …

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Annual Report on the Death Penalty 2016

iranhr.net -The 9th annual report by Iran Human Rights (IHR) on the death penalty in Iran shows that in 2016 at least 530 people were executed in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Although this number is significantly lower than the annual execution numbers from the past five years, Iran remained the country with the highest number of executions per capita. …

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Iranians celebrate Sizdah Bedar nature festival by going outdoors

PayvandNews – Iranian people are celebrating Sizdah Bedar, the traditional Persian festival of nature, by spending time outdoors with family and friends. The ancient Iranian festival was held on Sunday, which this year marks the 13th day of Farvardin the first month on the Persian calendar. People celebrating Sizdah Bedar in Isfahan by Zayandehroud river The festivities include picnicking outdoors …

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HENGAMEH SHAHIDI – A STEP FROM DEATH!

IOPHR – On Friday 10th March 2017, Hengameh Shahidi,  journalist, women’s rights activist and Mehdi Karroubi’s Women’s Affairs Advisor, was illegally arrested and imprisoned in the Evin Prison. Ms Shahidi who is on her 24th day of hunger strike is currently in a very critical condition, and in her last contact with her family on 1st April, she asked her …

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