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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Multiple Clashes Reported Between IRGC And Kurdish Insurgents

Radiofarda – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Forces says its units killed two “anti-revolution terrorists” in Iran’s northwestern Chaldaran region early on Tuesday, July 2. Two of the IRGC local forces were also killed in the military clash, its website Sepah News reported. According to the site, “A team of anti-Islamic Revolution terrorists affiliated with the Global Arrogance, …

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Israel Says It Is Bracing Militarily For Possible U.S.-Iran Escalation

Radiofarda – Israel is preparing for its possible military involvement in any escalation in the Gulf confrontation between Iran and the United States, the Israeli foreign minister said on Tuesday. The unravelling of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal under U.S. diplomatic pressure, Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone and its alleged role in the holing of oil tankers in the …

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Suspicions Fall On IRGC For Dangerous Interference With GPS In Iran

Radiofarda – The satellite-based radio navigation system GPS (Global Positioning System) has been deliberately disrupted in Iran last week, says the country’s chief radio communications regulator Hossein Fallah Josheghani. He told the official news agency IRNA that the disruptions are illegal and orders have been issued to stop them. However, he did not say which organization disrupted the GPS and …

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Iran Guards chief: We have closed the military path for the enemy

Al-Arabia – The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday the enemy was worried about the prospect of war and was focused instead on an economic conflict, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.Tensions between the United States and Iran have increased since Trump pulled Washington out of a nuclear deal last year and moved to bar all international …

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Behzad Homayouni Was Arrested in Aran o Bidgol

HRANA – Behzad Homayouni, civil rights activist, was arrested after visiting Mohammad Mahdavifar in Aran o Bidgol on June 30, 2019. His whereabouts and the reason of his arrest are still unknown. Mahdavifar was visiting his hometown while on a furlough from life in exile in Sistan and Baluchestan province. Homayouni was arrested at Mahdavifar’s house without any warrant. In …

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Searching Houses, Confiscating Belongings, and Summoning 12 Baha’is in Isfahan

HRANA – Between 9-15 June 2019, the houses of nine Baha’i families, Arshad Afshar, Aziz Afshar, Peyman Imani, Mahboubeh Hosseini, Bahram Safaei, Mehran Yazdani, Mesbah Karambakhsh, Sirous Golzar, and Naieem Haghiri were searched by security forces with warrant in Shahin Shahr. Cell phones, laptops, tablets, satellite devices, books, photos, pictorial carpets, identification documents, and working tools were confiscated. These citizens, …

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Rouhani: Iran Will Enrich Uranium to ‘Any Amount We Want’

VOA – Iran’s president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to “any amount that we want” beginning on Sunday, putting pressure on them to offer a way around intense U.S. sanctions targeting the country. The comments by President Hassan Rouhani come as tensions remain high between Iran and …

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US Pushing Contrasting Assessments of Iran Threat

VOA – Escalating tensions between the United States and Iran are exposing potentially contrasting U.S. assessments of the threat Tehran represents to Washington and its allies and interests in the region. The narratives coming from top officials at the White House, the Pentagon and the State Department portray an Iranian regime that is either weaker and more desperate or more …

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Iran: 110 Executed at the First Half of 2019

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – At least 110 people have been executed between January 1 and June 30, 2019, in Iran. The number shows a rise compared with the same period last year. According to the Iran Human Rights statistic department, at least 110 people have been executed between January 1 and June 30, 2019, in Iran. Only 37 out …

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Letter: Families Cite Seven Law Violations in Cases of Detained Wildlife Conservationists

CHRI – Iran’s judiciary has violated at least seven laws in its handling of the cases of eight wildlife conservationistswho’ve been detained on unfounded espionage charges since January 2017, according to the detainees’ families. In a letter addressing Chief Justice Ebrahim Raisi, the families noted violations including torture, reliance on forced false “confessions” in the place of evidence, denial of counsel, and denial …

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