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Monthly Archives: April 2018

In Mideast, Pompeo Talks Iran Sanctions, Gulf Dispute

VOA — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is using the Middle East leg of his first trip abroad as America’s top diplomat to call for concerted international action to punish Iran for its missile programs. He’s also urging Saudi Arabia and its neighbors to resolve a long-festering dispute with Qatar that U.S. officials say Iran is exploiting to boost its …

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IRGC Commander Threatens The West With Restarting Nuclear Program

Radiofarda – Amid uncertainty about the future of the Iran nuclear deal, the deputy chief-commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has said Tehran should be clear that it will resume an “unlimited” nuclear program if the U.S. pulls out of the deal. Addressing a session attended by a group of judicial authorities, IRGC Brigadier General Hossein Salami said …

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Indictments Issued Against Dozens Of Protesters

Radiofarda – Nearly one hundred indictments have been filed against those who were detained during the unprecedented uprising that broke out in December 28, 2017, says the head of Tehran’s Justice Department. A number of the detainees have been charged with “action against national security, Gholamhossein Esma’eili disclosed on Thursday, April 26. Furthermore, in his interview with judiciary’s website, Mizan, …

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Iran: State Forces Shot And Killed Man Resisting Unwarranted Arrest

Iran-HRM – The state-security forces on April 24, shot and killed a 45-year-old man identified as Esfandyar Danaienasab, as he was being arrested in Charam village of Kohkilouyeh and Boyer Ahmad Province, southwest of Iran. It is said that Mr. Danaienasab was harged with stealing three sheeps 15 years ago, an accusation he had denied and he had refused to …

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Bipartisan Bill Seeking Human Rights Sanctions Against Iran

Iran-HRM – The U.S. House of Representatives held discussions on Tuesday, April 25 weighing a bipartisan bill seeking to impose new sanctions holding Iran accountable for human rights violations and kidnappings. This bill, presented by Rep. Michael McCaul, Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security following the 2017/2018 Iran uprising, enjoys the support of 46 members from both sides …

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Iran has recruited 80,000 Shiite fighters in Syria, says Israeli envoy

Al-Arabia – Israel’s envoy to the United Nations said on Thursday that Iran had recruited at least 80,000 Shiite fighters which it was training at a base just over five miles from Holding up a map, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon told the Security Council that Iran had set up a training base just over five miles …

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