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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Al-Arabia: The US has started confronting IRGC’ Quds Brigade

 Political analyst Dr. Karim Abdian Bani Saeed, the consultant of the Democratic Solidarity Party of Ahwaz, told Al that American troops in the region has started confronting the activity and deployment of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Brigade in the region’s countries via military, logistical and intelligence aid to powers that oppose Tehran.

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Israel Pushes Hard To Force Iran Out Of Syria

Radiofarda – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is prepared to hit Iran anywhere in Syria. “We will continue to act against [Tehran’s] intention to establish a military presence in Syria across from us, not just across from the Golan Heights but anywhere in Syria,” Jerusalem Post quoted Netanyahu as saying on Wednesday, May 30. According to the Post, …

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Seven Months On, Iran Earthquake Survivors Living Without Shelter

Iran-HRM – Some 40 families living in the earthquake stricken town of Sarpol-e Zahab, west of Iran, were forced to evacuate the camps after the local governor order their water and electricity be cut off. Thousands of residents of Sarpol-e Zahab are still homeless, seven months after a powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck western provinces in November 2017. Over 600 …

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Major Russian, Indian Energy Firms Reportedly Moving To Pull Out Of Iran

RFL/RE – The threat of U.S. sanctions has prompted Russian oil giant Lukoil to put its plans to develop projects in Iran on hold while the Indian company that owns the world’s largest oil refining complex plans to stop buying oil from Iran, Reuters reported on May 30. Both developments showed the difficulty faced by governments like Russia, France, and …

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Iran offers Yemen up for negotiation

Al-Arabia – While Yemeni legitimate forces march towards Hodeida, which is the most important port for the rebels, Tehran is offering its desire to negotiate on Yemen. Abbas Araghchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister, said they reject Washington’s demands to link the nuclear deal and their manufacturing of ballistic missiles with their influence in the region, but they are ready …

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Iran Executions: Prisoner Might Be Sentenced to Death Based on Qassameh

Iran Human Rights – A woman who is suspected of murdering her husband might be sentenced to death based on Qassameh (Oath) because there is no concrete evidence proving her guilt. Qassameh is one of the most vulnerable ways to prove a crime (murder or physical injuries) in the Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) and criminal law.

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