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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Violent Protest ‘Leaves At Least One Dead’ In South Iran

RFL/RE – A violent protest in the city of Kazeroon in southwestern Iran has left at least one person dead and six others injured, Iranian media report. Esmail Tabadar, the governor of the province of Fars, where Kazeroon is located, confirmed the death of one protester in a May 17 interview with the semiofficial ISNA news agency. Tabadar said that …

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French Energy Giant Says Will Exit Iran Unless U.S. Sanctions Waived

RFL/RE – French energy giant Total has joined other major European companies in saying they will exit Iran unless U.S. sanctions are waived, casting a shadow over efforts by European leaders to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. EU leaders at a summit in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia late on May 16 reaffirmed their commitment to trying to keep the …

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Iran: Little Progress to Show UN on Disability Rights

CHRI -Iran is facing a looming deadline to present its response to the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) a year after the UN body gave the Iranian government three recommendations for upholding and protecting the rights of the country’s disabilities community.

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Iran maneuvers around gaps to preserve interests in Syria

Al-Monitor – President Donald Trump’s May 8 decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has caused international debate on Iran to be mostly focused on the implications of the US move — including the future of the nuclear deal. Yet given the recent and ongoing developments in Syria amid Iran’s active involvement there, the potential of …

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