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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Iranians Say Water Still Dirty in South Despite Quick-Fix Pledge

VOA —Residents of southwestern Iran say their water supplies have been dangerously polluted for days despite pledges by Iranian authorities to quickly resolve the problem. Residents of the Khuzestan provincial cities of Khorramshahr, Abadan and Ahvaz contacted by VOA Persian on Wednesday said they continued to experience shortages of clean running water. Iranian officials have told state media that clean …

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Iran Executions: Two Executions in Urmia

Iran Human Rights – Two prisoners were executed at Urmia Central Prison. According to close sources, on the morning of Wednesday, July 4, two prisoners, sentenced to Qisas, were executed at Urmia central Prison. It should be noted that three prisoners were scheduled to be executed today, but one of them was able to win the consent of the plaintiffs …

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Assad critic seizes chairmanship of key Iran parliament commission

Al-Monitor – After 14 years, the Iranian parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission has a new chairman. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh will replace Alaeddin Boroujerdi, who has headed the commission since 2005. Although both men are conservatives, they differ greatly in the policies they have adopted in the past. They also diverge in terms of the support they have derived from …

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