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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Government In Iran Struggles To Provide Affordable Food Amid Shortages

Radiofarda – Iranian parliament held a session behind closed doors on Monday, July 29, to discuss the problem of providing essential goods, including food, as shortages and high prices affect many parts of the country. In the closed-door session attended by the Minister of Agricultural Jihad, the problems related to providing essential products, including rice, and wheat, as well as …

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Another Member of the Free Union of Iranian Workers Arrested in Tehran

Radiozamaneh – Shapour Ehsani Rad, of the board of directors of the Free Union of Iranian Workers (FUIW) has been arrested on Monday 29th of July at his workplace. Shapour Ehsani Rad Ehsani Rad who is also one of the founding members of Association of the Retired Workers of Social Security Organization has been working in his retirement as a janitor …

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Detained Activist Sepideh Qoliyan Loses Consciousness During Hunger Strike

CHRI – “Sepideh is very weak and fragile and can not walk,” her father says following visit Hunger striking activist and freelance journalist Sepideh Qoliyan (also known as Gholian) lost consciousness in her cell on July 27, 2019, and was rushed to the clinic in Gharchak Prison, south of Tehran, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned. “Sepideh fainted …

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Will Pompeo be the first US secretary of state to appear live on Iranian TV?

Al-Monitor – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s offer for an interview with Iran’s state TV has been met with positive reaction of a number of Iranian officials, who see this as an opportunity to challenge Pompeo. While limiting Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s movements in New York, Pompeo told The Washington Post he would accept any offer to go on …

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New UK government signals continued support for Iran nuclear deal

Al-Monitor — The new UK government led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressed continued support for the Iran nuclear deal at a crisis meeting of international powers trying to save the 2015 accord. The signal of support from the more populist Johnson government takes place as the deal has come under mounting strain after President Donald Trump withdrew from it …

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YALI, ESFANDIAR LEAD IRAN TO HISTORIC FIRST TITLE IN MEN’S U21 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

volleyball.com – Porya Yali and captain Amirhossein Esfandiar led Iran in their 3-2 (17-25, 25-17, 25-23, 22-25, 15-12) triumph against Italy to capture their first FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship title. Quick links – Volleyball:FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship Bahrain 2019FIVB.com – VolleyballFacebookTwitterInstagram Yali and Esfandiar both hit the 20-point mark, combining for 55 of Iran’s 104 points …

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Teachers Protest Low Pay, Hold Demos In Iran

Radiofarda – Hundreds of retired teachers in Iran held rallies on Sunday, July 28, in front of the Islamic Republic’s Majles (parliament) and offices of Plan and Budget Organization (PBO), to demand adjustment pays. The enraged pensioners chanted, “Teachers Die, But Will Never Accept Abjection!”, “We Will Not Step Back, Until Receiving Our Bonuses!” Earlier on Saturday, the teachers had …

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Zarif Complains To Khamenei About Slander On State TV

Radiofarda – The spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry says Mohammad Javad Zarif has complained in a letter to Khamenei about the way his character was depicted in a controversial series on state TV. Abbas Mousavi told the press in Tehran on Monday July 29 that the TV series Gando aired during June and July has portrayed a disparaging image …

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Atomic Chief Says Iran Has Enriched 24 Tons Of Uranium Since Nuclear Deal

Radiofarda – The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi has disclosed that Tehran has enriched 24 tons of uranium after signing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. Earlier, it was said that Iran had limited its stock of enriched uranium to 300 kilograms since 2015 nuclear agreement. Salehi made the revelation during Sunday’s …

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Iran Announces Plans To Restart Activities At Arak Nuclear Reactor

Radiofarda – Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, says Iran is planning to restart activities at the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor — a move that is not permitted under Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. Iran’s ISNA news agency quoted Salehi as making the remarks in a meeting with lawmakers in Tehran on July …

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