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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Iran Drops Death Row Charge For Environmentalists

AFP -Four detained Iranian environmental activists have been cleared of a charge that could carry the death penalty, state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday. “The charge of ‘corruption on earth’ was dropped in recent days for four detained environmentalists,” said Mohammad Hossein Aghasi, a lawyer who represents some of the activists. “Of course their other charges still remain,” he …

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Saudi Arabia Says It Is not Behind Alleged Attack On Iran Tanker

Radiofarda – Saudi foreign minister said on Sunday that Riyadh was not behind a suspected strike against an Iranian-owned oil tanker in the Red Sea, which Iranian state-controlled media said was hit on Friday by missiles but denied reports they came from Saudi Arabia. “We did not engage in such behavior at all. This is not how we operate and …

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Iran’s Plan Can End The War In Yemen, Khamenei Tells Pakistan’s Imran Khan

Radiofarda – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has said during a meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday October 13 that a “proper end” to the war in Yemen, will leave a positive impact on developments in the region. Khamenei said, “a four-point solution offered by Iran has been on the table for a long time” and suggested …

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Who Opened The Doors To Stadiums For Iranian Women?

Radiofarda – On Thursday, October 10, almost 4000 women entered a stadium in Tehran for the first time after almost four decades to watch a men’s soccer game. Minutes before starting the game, the Iranian government spokesperson appeared on the state-owned TV with his background showing women at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium declaring that President Rouhani’s government facilitated the historic event. …

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Iran Says Large Gas Field Discovered In The South

Radiofarda – Iran claimed on Sunday, October 13, that it has discovered a natural gas deposit, 200 kilometers (approximately 124 miles) south of the city of Shiraz. The field named as Eram, holds as much as nineteen trillion cubic feet of the fuel, thirteen trillion of it recoverable, the director of development and engineering affairs at the National Iranian Oil …

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Pakistan PM Says Ready to Host Iran-Saudi Peace Talks

VOA- Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks Sunday with leaders in Iran to formally begin a diplomatic offensive he said was aimed at defusing the neighboring country’s escalating tensions with Saudi Arabia and the United States. Khan told a joint news conference after his “wide-ranging consultations” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that his country’s close ties with both Tehran …

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Iran: Man Hanged at Sanandaj Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Man hanged at the central prison of the Iranian city of Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, last Thursday. According to IHR sources, Alem Karimi, 50, was hanged at Sanandaj prison on Thursday, October 10, 2019. He was sentenced to death 10 years ago for murder charges.  Out of the 110 people who were executed in the first …

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Volleyball: Iran suffers bitter loss against Japan at FIVB World Cup

PayvandNews – Iran lost to hosts Japan 3-1 (25-16, 26-28, 25-13, 25-21) at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Men’s World Cup on Sunday. Porya Yali led Iran with 13 points and Yuji Nishida and Yuki Ishikawa each scored 23 points for Japan in Hiroshima in the second phase of round-robin play. See match photos and statistics by FIVB In the first …

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Iran beach soccer starts World Beach Games in style by overpowering Ukraine

PayvandNews – Iran national beach soccer team came from 4-1 down to earn a thrilling 5-4 victory over Ukraine at the the Association of National Olympic (ANOC) Committees World Beach Games on Friday. BeachSoccerWorldwide✔@BeachSoccer_WW FINAL WHISTLE: Iran mount incredible comeback to see off @FFUKRAINE in the final period!#ANOCWorldBeachGames #beachsoccer #Qatar2019 106:55 PM – Oct 11, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacySee …

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Putin Heads to Saudi Arabia, Offers Himself as Peacemaker

VOA – Russian leader Vladimir Putin travels to Saudi Arabia, a traditional U.S. ally, Monday, offering to act as a peacemaker between Riyadh and Tehran in a diplomatic offensive aimed at balancing Moscow’s relations across the Middle East. Vladimir Putin(artwork by Bozorgmehr Hosseinpur) His second aim, say analysts, is to needle Washington. While courting Iran, Russia’s ally in Syria, the Kremlin …

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