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Monthly Archives: August 2017

U.S. At UN Accuses Iran Of Smuggling Illegal Arms To Hizballah In Lebanon

RFL/RE – U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has accused Iran of illegally smuggling arms to its ally Hizballah in Lebanon and sharply criticized the United Nations peacekeeping commander there for being “blind” to the activity. The commander, Major General Michael Beary, has rejected allegations by the United States and Israel that Hizballah is illegally stockpiling arms in the country. With the 10,500-member …

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Nuclear inspectors should have access to Iran military bases, US’s Haley

Al-Arabia – US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley voiced concern on Friday that nuclear inspectors were not granted access to Iranian military bases, and she urged the International Atomic Energy Agency to use all its authorities to ensure Tehran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal. ANALYSIS: Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons and regional domination “I have good confidence in the …

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Iran Media Report Apple Shuts Down Iranian Apps

VOA —  Iranian media are reporting that Apple Inc. has removed all Iranian mobile apps from its App Store. In reaction to Apple’s decision, Telecommunication Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said Apple should respect its Iranian consumers. He also sent out this tweet:  Follow MJ Azari Jahromi @azarijahromi IT should be used for making human life better and comfortable not a tool for discrimination …

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IRAN: FURTHER INFORMATION: SEVERELY ILL IRANIAN KURDISH WOMAN DENIED CARE: ZEYNAB JALALIAN

Amnesty – Iranian Kurdish woman Zeynab Jalalian, serving a life sentence, is severely ill and requires specialized medical care outside prison. However, the authorities have persistently refused to transfer her to a hospital, apparently to punish her and extract forced “confessions”. In protest, she has been refusing all medications since March 2017. The denial of access to medical care in …

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SHEIKH OF GONABADI DERVISHES SUMMONED & BANNED TO TRAVEL

MazjobanNoor – Here a report by Majzooban Noor says that, following the deprivation and ban of the elders (Spiritual Masters) of Nematollahi Gonabadi Order of travel to cities, and other areas out of their residence, yesterday Mr. Maroufi, ( Sadegh Ali ), a Sheikh of Nematollahi Gonabadi Order who has traveled to Ardabil city was summoned by the agents of the …

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Iran Says Women Who Are Infertile Or Have ‘Too Much Facial Hair’ Can’t Be Teachers

RFL/RE – If you’re a woman and are infertile or have “too much facial hair” you can’t become a teacher in Iran, according to a new list of conditions and illnessesissued by the Iranian Education Ministry that disqualifies applicants from being hired as teachers. According to the list, a “thick accent,” getting “migraines and cluster headaches,” cancers that affect the head, face, …

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Iranian Filmmaker Refuses to Honour State-Backed Film

Radiozamaneh – Following the twelfth presidential elections in the Islamic Republic, the history of Iran’s post Revolutionary state and political figures has become a hot topic and the government is engaged in glorifying its past actions. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is particularly investing in these films. However, the films are receiving a backlash from dissident film makers in Iran. …

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One More Prisoner Hanged on Drug Charges / Sunni Prisoner May Be Hanged Any Moment

Iran Human Rights -A prisoner was hanged on drug charges, while a religious minority prisoner may be executed at any moment on security charges.    A prisoner was reportedly hanged at Karaj’s Rajai Shahr Prison on drug related charges. Another prisoner was transferred to solitary confinement in preparation for his execution. Close sources say the prisoner at Rajai Shahr Prison …

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2 Prisoners Hanged – One for Drug Charges, the other for Moharebeh

Iran Human Rights  -One more prisoner was hanged on drug related charges, and a prisoner was hanged on security charges, including “Corruption on Earth” and “Enmity against God”. A prisoner was reportedly hanged at Maragheh Prison on drug related charges, and a prisoner was reportedly hanged at Kerman Central Prison on Corruption on Earth and Moharebeh (enmity against God) charges. …

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Rouhani VP Reaffirms Promises to Mehdi Karroubi After Pushback by Judiciary

CHRI – Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri has publicly affirmed promises made by officials of the Rouhani government to detained political leader  Mehdi Karroubi after a senior judicial official disputed them. On August 22, 2017, Jahangiri assured reporters that security agents will be withdrawn from Karroubi’s home, where he has been detained without trial since February 2011: “I am sure this …

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