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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Trump should realize that Iranians unite when bullied: Iran parliament speaker

Al-Arabia – US President Donald Trump should realize that Iranians become more united when bullied, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday in remarks broadcast live on state television.Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, drawing a warning from Trump that Tehran was “playing with fire.”“Mr. …

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France warns Iran against further breaches of nuclear deal

Radiofarda – France warned Iran on Tuesday against carrying out any further measures that could hinder its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, but appeared to hold off on confronting Tehran over its decision to exceed its low enriched uranium (LEU) limits.France, along with Britain and Germany, is seeking to save the deal since US President Donald Trump quit the accord last …

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No Political Prisoners In Iran, Claims Judiciary Spokesman

Iran-HRM – A spokesman for Iran’s Judiciary says there are no political prisoners in Iran. Gholamhossein Esmaili made the claim at a live televised program, after being asked about the recent death of a political prisoner murdered in Tehran’s notorious Fashafuyeh Prison and why political prisoners were not separated from ordinary criminals. “Those who sometimes claim (to be political prisoners) …

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Imprisoned Teachers’ Rights Activist Denied Urgent Medical Treatment

Iran-HRM – Imprisoned teachers’ rights activist, Mohammad Habibi, is in poor health and is being denied the urgent specialized medical treatment he needs. He has a bone tumor in his left forearm which has grown larger in prison without any treatment. This human rights defender who is presently jailed in Tehran’s Evin prison, was briefly transferred to a hospital in …

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US Will ‘Never Allow’ Iran to Develop Nukes After It Exceeds Uranium Limit

VOA – U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he thinks Iran is “playing with fire” after the country announced it had exceeded the limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium that was part of the 2015 international deal restraining its nuclear program. “They know what they’re doing. They know what they’re playing with,” Trump told reporters at the White House. …

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Iraqi PM Orders Iranian-allied Militias to Be Reined In

VOA – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi issued a decree on Monday heavily curbing the powers of mostly Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias and forcing them to integrate more closely into the formal armed forces. The militias, which helped Iraqi and U.S.-led international coalition forces to drive out occupying Islamic State militants under an umbrella grouping known as the Popular Mobilization Forces …

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Germany: Some Hate Speech ‘More Equal than Others’

gatestoneinstitute.org – Although the “military arm” of Hezbollah is prohibited in the EU, the “political arm” is not, which means that in Germany, Hezbollah is free to engage in “non-military” activities — such as fundraising. On the one hand, the federal police conduct countrywide raids on middle-aged Germans who post their thoughts on Facebook, while on the other, members of …

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Iran Executions: Man Hanged at Bandar Abbas Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A prisoner was executed on a murder charge at the Iranian southern port city of Bandar Abbas prison on Sunday. According to IHR sources, on the early morning of Sunday, June 30, a man was hanged at Bandar Abbas prison. His identity is revealed by IHR sources as Sohrab Tajmehr, 39. Sohrab was convicted to …

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Iran exceeds enriched uranium limit set by nuclear deal

Al-Monitor – The Fars News Agency is reporting that Iran has exceeded the 300 kilograms of 3.67% enriched uranium it is allowed to stockpile under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Tehran had previously stated that due to the United States reneging on the nuclear deal and reapplying sanctions, coupled with the inability of the Europeans to secure financial transactions to get around sanctions, …

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