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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Bahrani Announces Maritime Summit To Counter Iran Threats

Radiofarda – The small island nation of Bahrain in the southern part of the Persian Gulf is preparing itself to host an international summit this fall on regional maritime and aviation threats posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran. U.S. Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, and Bahraini Foreign Minister, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al Khalifa, announced the summit in …

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Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Strikes Southwest Iran

Radiofarda – A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near the city of Ahvaz in southwest Iran, the Mehr news agency reported on Thursday. The quake struck at a depth of 14 kilometres (8.7 miles), acccording to Mehr. The agency did not provide any information about possible casualties or damage. (Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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UK Extremely Concerned About Jailed British-Iranian Aid Worker

Radiofarda – Britain is extremely concerned about the welfare of the jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and wants to see her released, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said …

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We Have Never Been So Divided, Veteran Reformist Says

Radiofarda – A veteran political activist and heavyweight Reformist in Iran has lamented about an unprecedented division among members of the so-called pro-reform camp in the country. “The reformists have never been so divided as they are today,” the former caretaker of the Iranian Interior Ministry, Mostafa Tajzadeh, said in a Q&A session held last Mom day at the Union …

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Iran Executes Ten Including A Woman

Iran-HRM – The authorities have sent ten prisoners to the gallows during the past few days, in the cities of Mahshahr, Nowshahr, Urmia, and Khandab. Two of the victims were hanged in public.A woman was also among those executed. Iranian regime hanged one inmate in Bandar Mahshahr, southwest Iran, on Wednesday morning. A woman was on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, …

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US ban on anti-Iran militant group could have wide-ranging impact

Al-Monitor – The US State Department’s recent designation of Jaish al-Adl and the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) as terrorist organizations calls for a look at the potential international implications of this sudden move. The Balochistan region of southwestern Asia includes the province of the same name in Pakistan, the province of Sistan and Baluchestan in southeast Iran, and part of southern Afghanistan. According …

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EU, Iran try to stand ground against Trump’s sanctions

Al-Monitor – When Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi announced July 7 that Iran would surpass the uranium enrichment limits it had committed to under the 2015 nuclear arms deal, it was nothing like the last time Tehran said it would break an international enrichment deal. In 2005, then-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appeared before cameras wearing a nuclear engineer’s …

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Iran says missiles remain ‘nonnegotiable’ and vows more nuclear deal breaches

Al-Monitor – Fresh twists and confusion once again shroud US-Iran tensions; this time, the tension is rooted in misinterpretation. “For the first time, the Iranians have said they’re prepared to negotiate on their missile program,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a Cabinet meeting July 16, expressing hope that a deal could be struck with Tehran to keep it away …

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