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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Judiciary Shuts Down Reformists’ Campaign Headquarters in Iran’s Second Largest City

CHRI – The campaign headquarters of reformists in Khorasan Razavi Province, northeastern Iran, was shuttered on May 2, 2017-three weeks before the country’s presidential and local council elections on May 19, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned. Judicial officers shuttering the reformists’ election headquarters in Mashhad. The order to shut down the Committee of Reformists in Khorasan …

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Tehran Book Fair opens with message from Italian president

PayvandNews – The 30th Tehran International Book Fair opened on Tuesday with a message from Sergio Mattarella, the president of Italy as the event’s guest of honor. The message was read by the undersecretary of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism, Antimo Cesaro, during the opening ceremony of the fair at the Shahr-e Aftab Fairground. In his …

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Saudi Crown Prince Rules Out Opening Dialogue With Rival Iran

RFL/RE – In a rare televised interview, Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince has said there is no possibility that he would open a dialogue with rival Iran because of its Shi’ite ambitions “to control the Islamic world.” Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman “How can I come to an understanding with someone, or a regime, that has an anchoring …

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Commander Says Iranian Forces Will Stay In Syria As Long As Assad Needs Them

RFL/RE – Iran will continue providing military assistance to Syria despite the death of more than a thousand Iranian fighters in the conflict, a senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has said. Iranian Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour “We will continue our advisory help as long as they need it,” Mohammad Pakpour, head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps ground forces, …

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