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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Iranian Political Figures, Celebrities In Jail For Corruption Charges

Radiofarda – Hossein Fereidoun, the younger brother and confidant of President Hassan Rouhani was jailed on Wednesday October 16 after the Court of Appeal in Tehran sentenced him to five years in jail on the first of October. Fereidoun was no ordinary man. He was Rouhani’s special assistant. People still remember his pictures next to his brother during the election campaigns, and …

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Children, Innocent Victims of Water Crisis in SE Iran Province

Iran-HRM – Lack of infrastructure and mismanagement of the water supply network has created water crisis in Sistan and Baluchestan province. A Sistan and Baluchestan village water official said in July 2019 that close to half of the province lacked water supply networks. Abdolahad Rigi, the head of the Sistan and Baluchestan Rural Water and Sewage Company told the ILNA state-run News Agency that …

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14 Women Activists to Be Prosecuted for Demanding Supreme Leader’s Resignation

CHRI – The prosecution of 14 women who signed a statement demanding the resignation of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei will begin on October 21, 2019, at Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court. They have been charged with “propaganda against the state” and “assembly and collusion against national security,” Mohammad Hossein Aghasi, an attorney representing three of the defendants, told the Center …

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Pompeo Seeks To Assure Israel US Focus Stays on Iran “Threat”

Radiofarda – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored U.S.-Israeli efforts to counter Iran in talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday, in an apparent attempt to ease concerns in Israel that Tehran could exploit a U.S. military pullback in Syria.Pompeo and Netanyahu met in Jerusalem hours after Turkey agreed with the United States to pause its offensive on Kurdish …

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Breaking News: Turkish Soldier Killed On Border With Iran

Radiofarda – The Turkish Defense Ministry is claiming that a soldier has been killed on its border after gunfire from Iran. In statement released by the ministry Turkey alleges that, one soldier was killed and two other soldiers were lightly wounded. The incident was supposed to take place in the eastern Van province near border town of Caldiran. Iran has …

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Political Prisoner In Iran Threatens Disobedience If Warden Not Removed

Radiofarda – In a letter to the Islamic Republic head of the judiciary, political prisoner Farhad Maysami, has protested against the appointment of a new warden for Tehran’s notorious prison, Evin. Explicitly accusing the newly appointed warden of “violating prisoners’ rights” in an “unprecedented manner,” Maysami has called upon Ebrahim Raeesi (Raeisi) to dismiss Gholamreza Ziyaee. The new warden Ziyaee …

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Japan To Dispatch Troops To Strait Of Hormuz -Asahi

Radiofarda – Japan has decided to dispatch its own self-defence troops to the Strait of Hormuz area instead of joining the U.S.-coalition to protect merchant vessels passing through key Middle Eastern waterways, the Asahi newspaper reported. The decision is in line with a previous Japanese media report that Japan would not join its most important ally in the security mission …

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