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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Corruption Verdicts Seen As Warning To Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad

PayvandNews – Mahmud Ahmadinejad was no stranger to controversy during his two terms as Iran’s president. Now he faces possible sentencing for his alleged mishandling of billions of dollars during his time in office. By Frud Bezhan, RFE/RL But following news that multiple verdicts have been issued against the former president, analysts looking at the murky legal process suggest that the development …

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Iran’s Judicial Official Threatens Rouhani’s Telecommunications Minister With Criminal Charges Over Telegram

PayvandNews – Iran’s Deputy Prosecutor General Abdolsamad Khorramabadi has threatened to take Telecommunications Minister Mahmoud Vaezi to court for his alleged refusal to block thousands of channels on Telegram, the country’s most widely used private messaging application. Iran’s Telecommunications Minister Mahmoud Vaezi “For reasons known to the telecommunications minister, we have so far been lenient in our response to the ministry’s failure in …

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Iran, Iraq reach deal over Kirkuk pipeline

PayvandNews – Iran says it has reached an agreement with Iraq to construct a pipeline that would export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran. The announcement was made by Iran’s Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh after a meeting with his visiting Iraqi counterpart Jabbar al-Luaibi. Iran and Iraq Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh  (R) and Jabbar al-Luaibi Zanganeh …

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Iran Inks Rail Deal Worth 2.5 Billion Euros With Russia

PayavndNews – Iran and Russia signed a 2.5-billion Euro deal on joint manufacturing of passenger and cargo wagons in Iran, IRIB reported. The deal was inked between Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Russia’s largest manufacturer of locomotives and rail equipment, Transmashholding, in Tehran on Monday. photo by Islamic Republic News Agency Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Mohammadreza …

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