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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Analysis: Under Trump Doctrine, No Slight Goes Unanswered

Radiofarda – As the presidential tweets ricochet from one world hot spot to another, a Trump Doctrine has emerged: Claim matchless strength, suffer no slight and counter-punch harder than you are hit — at least verbally. President Donald Trump’s searing ALL CAPS response to a relatively routine Iran provocation is the latest example of Trump’s refusal to show weakness, continuing …

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Iran Hangs 65-Year-Old Prisoner Without Giving Him Any Warning

Iran-HRM -A death row inmate in Dizelabad Prison of Kermanshah was executed on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, while he was given just a few hours notice before he is hanged, and relatives are not notified until the prisoner is already dead. Identified as Saleh Khanizadeh, 65, who spend 10 years on death row, was found guilty of murder. His family …

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Iran Vows ‘Equal Countermeasures’ if U.S. Moves To Block Oil Exports

RFL/RE – Iran will respond with equal countermeasures if the United States moves to block its oil exports, the Foreign Ministry says. “If America wants to take a serious step in this direction it will definitely be met with a reaction and equal countermeasures from Iran,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi was quoted as saying by the government news agency …

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Iran Executions: Five Prisoners Hanged in Kermanshah Prison

Iran Human Rights –  On Friday, July 20, five prisoners were executed at Dizel Abad Prison in Kermansh Iran Human Rights sources identified one of the prisoners as Alireza Ashouri, 57. The names of the four other prisoners will be announced as soon as they are confirmed by IHR. According to Iran Human Rights annual report on the death penalty, …

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Will Iran, Russia step up energy cooperation to blunt US sanctions?

Al-Monitor – In recent weeks, Tehran has been trying to prevent the damaging impact of the reimposition of US secondary sanctions targeting the Iranian petroleum industry. Protecting the strategic value of its petroleum sector — both in terms of hard-currency earnings as well as technological impetus for industry — will, however, depend on Tehran’s ability to attract foreign investment and …

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Rouhani, Trump in a war of words

Al-Monitor – The Iranian and American presidents have issued threats to one another in a sign of increasing tensions between their countries. During a speech to Iranian officials July 22, President Hassan Rouhani said the United States is pursuing regime collapse and disintegration against Iran. He added, “America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of peace, and …

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