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Monthly Archives: December 2017

One dead and dozens hurt as earthquake strikes near Iranian capital

independent – One person has died of a heart attack and at least 56 people were injured after a 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck 50km west of Tehran, according to state media. Most of the injured were trying to escape buildings and were released from hospital after treatment, Iran’s Emergency Medical Services said. The earthquake, which struck at 12.54am local time, …

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We ignore Iran at our peril

washingtonpost – When it comes to cyberweapons, America is an elephant and Iran is a flea. Still, a flea can be a persistent nuisance, especially for the unprotected.   By David Ignatius Opinion writer December 26 at 6:56 PM A screen grab of the computer virus known as Flame. (AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Iran’s cyber capability is the focus of a detailed study …

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Argentine Judge Says Prosecutor Was Murdered In Alleged Iran Cover Up Case

RFL/RE – An Argentine judge says the prosecutor who was found dead just days after accusing former President Cristina Fernandez of covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center was murdered. Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found with a fatal gunshot wound to his head just hours before he was due to appear before Congress …

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The 77th Number of Peace Line Monthly Was Published

HRANA News Agency – The 77th number of Peace Line monthly was published with the help of a group of civil activists of Iran. The nature and purpose of dealing with the “Erfan-e-Halghe” group by the Iranian security forces and specifically the death sentence for Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of this group, has been discussed in the Special Case of this 77th issue with …

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Iran gradually moving toward resumed military ties with Europe

Al-Monitor – Following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran’s relations with Europe mostly remained intact at the economic and at times political level. But in terms of military cooperation, there were almost no ties whatsoever. However, the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in 2015 created an environment that encouraged Tehran to also push for military cooperation with …

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Iranian banks seal deal to get ‘unlimited funds’ from Russia

PayvandNews – Iran says four of its banks have signed an agreement with the Export Insurance Agency of Russia (EXIAR) to provide “unlimited funds” for development projects to be carried out by domestic and international contractors in the Islamic Republic. The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) in a statement said the agreement had been signed between the EXIAR and Bank …

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Iran’s Rag-Sefid oilfield burning since October 29th despite killing operations

PayvandNews – A blowout occurred at Rag-Sefid offshore oilfield in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province on October 29, 2017. The accident happened when drilling operation was ongoing in depth of 2,403 meters in the well No. 147 of the field. It burned the drilling rig and killed two persons working for the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC). One week after the blowout, Iranian …

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