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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Iranian Supreme Leader Rules Out Talks With Washington

RFL/RE – Iran’s supreme leader said Tehran would keep in place its ban on holding any talks with the United States.Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the comments on state TV on November 3, on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.“One way to block America’s political infiltration is to ban any talks with …

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Iran Signs Deal To Help Rebuild Syria’s Electricity Infrastructure

RFL/RE – Iran has signed a preliminary agreement with Syria to help rebuild the war-torn Arab country’s electrical infrastructure, Iranian state media report.State news agency IRNA said on November 2 that the agreement between the countries’ electricity ministers signed in Tehran includes construction of power plants and transmission lines and the possibility of connecting the two nations’ grids through Iraq.The …

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Anti-Government Protests Continue in Iraq

VOA – Anti-government protesters in Iraq’s capital have shut down key roads.   Schools and government offices are also closed in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities Sunday, the start of the work week in the Muslim-majority country, as the demonstrators take to the streets to demand change in the country’s political system. A demonstration Saturday in Baghdad was held in …

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Iran Unveils Anti-American Murals at Former US Embassy

VOA – Iran has unveiled new murals painted on exterior walls of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran ahead of the 40th anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the embassy.   Among the paintings is a depiction of the Statue of Liberty with an arm cut off and the shooting down of a U.S. drone, which is illustrated with bats flying out …

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In Middle East: Pull Down Facades

gatestoneinstitute.org – The state-controlled media in Tehran are advising the “authorities” in Beirut and Baghdad to crush the popular uprisings “by all means necessary”. One of Tehran’s Iraqi propagandists even advised Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi “to kill leaders of sedition (fitna)” who had gathered in a restaurant in Baghdad. In building their empire, the mullahs made a big mistake: …

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Italy To Stop Flights By Iran’s IRGC-Linked Airline In December

Radiofarda – Flights by Iran’s Mahan airlines to Italy will come to an end soon, according to a decision by the Italian government, La Stampa reported on November 1. The report says that Mahan air has a 45-day window to wind down its flights, with the deadline in December. The Italian government had announced its decision early October about not renewing …

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IRGC General Says ‘US Has Officially Declared Cyberwar’ On Iran

Radiofarda – Head of the Islamic Republic Civil Defense Organization says the United States has declared a cyberwar against Iran. Speaking before the sermons at the Friday Prayer ceremony in Tehran, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali reiterated that the U.S. has “officially declared cyberwar” against the Islamic Republic. “In the infrastructural layer of the cyberwar,” …

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Women Rush To Hospitals In Iran To Deliver Babies On ‘Magical’ Date

Radiofarda – Despite warnings issued by the Islamic Republic Ministry of Health about the negative consequences of preterm birth, the roads leading to the maternity hospitals and clinics in Iran’s capital city Tehran witnessed abnormal heavy traffic on October 29. The day fell on 8/8/1398 of the Iranian calendar. Hundreds of pregnant women in Tehran rushed to the clinics and …

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Official Predicts Low Turnout In Iran’s February Elections

Radiofarda – Less than four months before Iran’s Parliamentary elections, the government appears to be more concerned about suspicious funds in electioneering rather than a legitimacy crisis as a result of low turnout. Iranian Interior Ministry’s chief executive to run the country’s parliamentary elections in February says the government’s biggest concern about the election is the possibility of candidates using …

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