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Monthly Archives: July 2019

IRGC commander: Iran connected to divine power, will defeat arrogant powers

Al-Arabia – “Arrogant powers” will be defeated as Iran is “connected to a divine power,” Rear-Admiral Ali Fadavi, the deputy commander-in-chief of the IRGC, said on Tuesday, the semi-official news site Tasnim reported. “If all of the arrogant [powers] wanted to become one to face us, they would be defeated and humiliation and disgrace will befall them because we are …

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Pompeo Doubts Iran’s Spy Ring Claims, Seeks Coalition To Secure Strait of Hormuz

RFL/RE – Anything Iran says should be taken “with a grain of salt,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview to WFTV 9 on July 22 while on a work visit to Orlando, Florida.Asked to address Tehran’s claim of having busted a CIA-affiliated spy ring, Pompeo said “everyone should be deeply skeptical.”Pompeo continued: “They’ve [Iran] lied about so many …

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U.S. Sanctions Chinese Company, Chief Executive, For Importing Iranian Oil

Radiofarda – The United States has imposed sanctions on a Chinese company for transporting Iranian oil, a move that violates U.S. sanctions on Tehran.U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on July 22 that Chinese company Zhuhai Zhenrong and one of its executives knowingly violated U.S. sanctions banning the import of Iranian oil.“As part of that maximum pressure campaign, I …

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Trump Says US Bracing for ‘Absolute Worst’ With Iran

VOA — The United States and Iran pushed full steam ahead, each country launching a new round of verbal volleys, as military tensions between Tehran and the West rose to new heights Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump did his part to ramp up the rhetoric, telling reporters at the White House that Washington was ready for “the absolute worst” from …

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Britain Refrains from Sanctions on Iran, Eyes Europe to Help Protect Tankers

VOA – Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, told somber lawmakers Monday in a packed House of Commons that Britain was looking to help shape a European-led naval protection mission in the Strait of Hormuz following Friday’s seizing of a British-flagged oil tanker in the gulf. Hunt surprised some lawmakers by refraining from imposing sanctions on Iran for seizing the British-flagged …

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Eat Iran’s Lunch Before They Have Us for Dinner

gatestoneinstitute.org – Diplomatic efforts notwithstanding, the free world must realize that the threat posed by a nuclear Iran would be different from any other nation obtaining such weapons. At the very least, Iran, once it had both nuclear weapons and the means of delivering them, would not even have to use them: the threat to do so would be sufficient …

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Kurdish-Iranian Political Prisoner Denied Hospitalization for Stomach Tumor

CHRI – Imprisoned for more than 25 years, Kurdish-Iranian political prisoner Mohammad Nazari has been denied hospitalization to receive tests for a tumor in his stomach, his lawyer told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) on July 19, 2019.  “Sometime ago, Mohammad started having really bad coughs,” said attorney Mohammad Hossein Aghasi. “A month and a half ago, at …

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Iran’s State Broadcaster Discriminates against Women, People with Disabilities and Non-Muslims

CHRI – IRIB’s New Job Posting Demands New Hires Be Male, Muslim and Without Disability In its latest job posting, the Iranian state broadcaster, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), listed “complete health and lack of physical disability” and “adherence to Islam and Velayat-e faqih [Iran’s system of clerical rule over the state]” as employment requirements for all its …

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