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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Iran starts mass production of Mohajer 6 drone, Qaem smart guided bomb

PayvandNews – Iranian Defense Ministry announced on Monday that it has started mass production of Mohajer-6 advanced drone capable of carrying precision-guided projectiles. In a ceremony on Monday in commeoration of the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution and in the presence of Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami, the Defense Ministry inaugurated the mass production …

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Security Forces Besieging Residence of Dervishes Leader Leads To Clashes

For the second time in less than two weeks, plainclothesmen affiliated with the intelligence organs have swarmed a street in Tehran, where the leader of Gonabadi dervishes, Nour Ali Tabandeh’s residence is located. A website affiliated with dervishes of Gonabadi denomination, said, the intelligence and security agents surrounded Dr. Nour Ali Tabandeh’s residence on Saturday night in Pasdaran district, north …

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Iran Human Rights Monitor, Monthly Report – January 2018

iran-hrm.com – Iran Human Rights Monitor, monthly report January 2018 Introduction The most noticeable development in January was the regime’s crackdown on Iran protests which started from Mashhad, the second largest city of Iran in the North East. The people took to the streets protesting against skyrocketing prices while the general public’s purchasing power is next to nothing. Iran Human Rights Monitor …

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Number of torture deaths following Iran protests rises to 11

Al-Arabia -Another Iranian protestor, Khalid Kayseri, who served 20 days in detention in Kermanshah prison died after being tortured by the intelligence service there, Iranian human rights groups have reported. This brings the number of demonstrators who have died in Iranian prisons to 11 since the start of the uprising on December 28. The campaign ‘No Arrests and Executions’ said …

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Stockholm academic’s death sentence in Iran ‘definitive’: lawyer

thelocal.se – Attempts to convince Iranian courts to review the death sentence given to an academic convicted of spying for Israel have failed, according to the man’s lawyer, who says the sentence is now “definitive”. Iranian emergency specialist Ahmadreza Djalali, who is a resident in Sweden, was arrested during a trip to the Islamic republic in April 2016. He was …

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Islamic State threatens Iran from ‘Tora Bora’ borderlands

Reuters – Islamic State may be on the wane in Iraq and Syria but for Iran, the threat is still strong, centered on Kurdish communities along the Iraq-Iran border where militants have operated in recent years. The locals even have a nickname for the area, “Tora Bora”, after the mountain hideout al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden fled to after …

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Russia Reportedly Prevented Israeli Attack on Iran’s Missile Factories in Lebanon

RFL/RE – According to the London-based daily Asharq al-Awsat, Russia has prevented “an inevitable Israeli attack” on what the daily characterizes as “Iran’s missile factories in Lebanon and Syria.” The daily quotes “informed sources” as saying that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had complained about “the continuous supply of arms to Hezbollah” by Iran in a meeting with Russian President …

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Iran Jails ‘Nuclear Spy’ For Six Years

RFL/RE – Tehran’s prosecutor says an unnamed person has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of relaying information about Iran’s nuclear program to a U.S. intelligence agent and a European country. Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi told judiciary news website Mizan that the Iranian court also ordered the confiscation of the money the convict allegedly received for the …

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