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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Fire At Iranian Oil Refinery Kills One, Injures 18

RFL/RE – A fire at an oil refinery in the Iranian city of Abadan in southwestern Khuzestan Province has killed one person and injured 18. A report by Iran’s semiofficial ISNA news agency on June 28 said that the Abadan petrochemical complex caught fire at midnight on June 27 and that 10 of the injured were transferred to a hospital. …

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Threats from US Put New Pressure on Iranian Oil Importers

VOA – Importers of Iranian oil are facing pressure from the United States to find another energy source or be hit with sanctions. The Trump administration is threatening other countries, including close allies such as South Korea, with the sanctions if they don’t cut off Iranian imports by early November, essentially erecting a global blockade around the world’s sixth-biggest petroleum …

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Iranian hard-liners smell blood as Rouhani under fire over economy

Al-Monitor – Iranian hard-liners are euphoric as President Hassan Rouhani is under increasing pressure from public opinion and losing credibility among voters, given the dire condition of the economy. But this state did not emerge overnight; rather, it is the result of a combination of US President Donald Trump’s policies and the well-devised plans of Rouhani’s staunch opponents in Tehran. …

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Child abuse case brings outrage, but no change in Iran

Al-Monitor – A man in handcuffs is standing in front of the camera, haltingly giving a first-person account of the pedophilia case that has shaken Iran for a month: “Four or five students came into my office. … I had some obscene images on my cell phone. … They saw them. … It was mostly a joke. … It only …

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Iran Executions: Two Prisoners Hanged in Karaj

iranhr – According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday, June 27, two prisoners were executed at Rajai Shahr Prison in Karaj. The prisoners, charged with murder, were identified as Safa Ali Jalali from ward 1 and Majid Heydari from ward 7.

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Juvenile Offender Executed in Iran

iranhr – Execution of juvenile offenders in Iran continues despite repeated criticism by the international community. Iran Human Rights calls on the international community, especially European countries, to act in order to stop the execution of juveniles in Iran. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, the spokesperson for IHR, said, “The friendly relations

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