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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Why Didn’t Iran Attend UNGA Voting on Myanmar?

ifpnews -While Iran’s mission to the UN earlier said its absence from the UN General Assembly voting on Myanmar was to protest the Third Committee’s politicized approaches, an informed source says the absence was caused by a lack of coordination.

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Iran hangs a man after being 20 years on death row

iran-hrm – A prisoner was hanged on December 24, 2017, in Rajaii Shahr Prison of Karaj. The victim who has been identified by the state-media only as Ghadir, has been on death row singe 20 years ago. He was found guilty of murder. According to statistics registered by Iran Human Rights Monitor, the Iranian authorities executed 543 people since the …

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Saudi interior ministry: Kingdom facing terrorists with links to Iran

AL-Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry spokesman has said that the kingdom is currently facing terrorist groups with ties to Iran. Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said on Monday that terrorists involved in the murder of a judge in the Department of Endowments in the eastern province of Qatif province, Mohammed al-Jirani, were tied to Iran. “Terrorism sponsors avoid leaving the …

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Report: Vandals attack Iran synagogue, destroy Torah scrolls

YWN – Vandals break into the Hadash Synagogue in the Iranian city of Shiraz, destroy Torah scrolls and deface prayer books. Police investigating. Contact Editor Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/12/17 00:06 Iranian Jews pray at a synagogue in Shiraz (archive)Iranian Jews pray at a synagogue in Shiraz (archive)Reuters A synagogue in the Iranian city of Shiraz was vandalized on Sunday night, …

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Iran seeks joint ventures with foreign firms to develop oilfields

Xinhua – Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Marzieh Shahdaei said foreign companies interested in developing Iran’s oilfields should find an Iranian partner, local media reported Tuesday. “We are in talks with reputable international firms (for developing oilfields), and the most important issue is that we are trying to have them pick up an Iranian partner and build many of their equipment …

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