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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Minister Says Unemployment Will Skyrocket In Iran

Radiofarda – As the first round of reimposed U.S. sanctions against Iran takes effect, the Iranian economy is taking a beating, and Iran’s leaders are expressing concern about maintaining social cohesion in the face of increasing economic pressures.

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ANALYSIS: What do hard-hitting US sanctions mean for Iran and the world?

Al-Arabia – Recently Iran has had a hard time of it. In addition to the United States restoring sanctions as a consequence to pulling out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the domestic protests in Iran have spread to every province and the Iranian rial is nearly in freefall, hitting a record low of 120,000 to the dollar last week.

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Telegram Activist Transferred to Intelligence Ward in Evin Prison

Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA) – Alireza Tavakoli, a Telegram activist who was held in Tehran’s Evin Prison for more than two years, was transferred yesterday from Ward 8 to a ward in the prison known as “209”, which is operated by the Ministry of Intelligence and does not fall under prison jurisdiction.

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