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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Iran Lawmakers Sue Zarif, Plan Impeachment

Radiofarda – An Iranian lawmaker on January 28 said twenty-three lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and intend to impeach him. Speaking to the state-run Mehr News Agency, Mohammad-Reza Pourebrahimi said the lawsuit would be the first step towards the Foreign Minister’s impeachment. In a letter to the Parliament’s Presidium, these lawmakers have alleged that Zarif’s …

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YouTube Deleted Iran Press TV’s British Account For ‘Anti-Israeli Propaganda’

Radiofarda – The Google-owned video-sharing platform YouTube deleted the British account of Iran’s Press TV after Britain’s The Times exposed the channel’s anti-Israeli propaganda, the British newspaper claimed on Wednesday. In a report on Wednesday the paper said YouTube had shut down the account of Iran’s English-language Press TV after a report by the newspaper exposed ​how it was being used for pro-Tehran, anti-Israeli …

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Iranian Officials Slam Deal Of The Century, Call On ‘All Muslims’ To Confront It

Radiofarda – In a move consistent with The Islamic Republic’s decades-old policy regarding the Israeli-Palestinian issue, and Tehran’s anti-US stance, Iranian officials have harshly criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century”. Traditionally, the Islamic Republic has opposed all international plans to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict throughout the past four decades. The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani …

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Khamenei Says Trump’s ‘Deal of Century” Doomed To Fail

Radiofarda – In a tweet on Wednesday Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan will never succeed and all Muslim nations will definitely stand up to it. “To the dismay of U.S. politicians, the satanic, evil US policy about Palestine – the so-called Deal of the century – will never bear fruit, by the …

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US Criticizes Disqualification Of Candidates In Upcoming Iran Parliamentary Elections

Radiofarda – The U.S. State Department spokeswoman on January 28 criticized disqualification of would-be candidates in Iran’s upcoming parliamentary elections and said the remaining candidates all look alike. Most candidates in Iran’s next election have been disqualified by the Khamenei-appointed Guardian Council, Morgan Ortegus wrote in a tweet on January 28 and added: “No wonder all the remaining candidates look …

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Iraq Looking At Alternatives To Iranian Natural Gas

Radiofarda – The Spokesman of Iraq’s Electricity Ministry has said that Iraq is searching for alternatives to generate the electricity it needs, including developing its own natural gas production, because Iran is now exporting only a fraction of the natural gas agreed upon for the current year. Speaking to Al Sabah newspaper, Ahmed al-Abadi said Iran is currently exporting only …

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Hijab Limits Women, Says Iranian Chess Master Sacked From National Team

Radiozmaneh – The Iranian female chess grandmaster Mitra Hejazipour who was sacked from the national team for boldly removing her headscarf (hijab) during the World Rapid & Blitz Chess Championship in Moscow, has said that hijab is “limitation” not “protection” as official regime propaganda claims. In an Instagram post on January 28, the 27-year old grandmaster said the hijab is …

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Iranian Drone Crashes In Oil-Rich Province

Radiofarda – An Iranian military-type drone has crashed in the southwest of the country on Tuesday, near the town of Mollasani in the oil-rich Khuzestan province. There are no reports of collateral damage on the ground according to the local governor and the cause of the incident is not clear. Iran’s Tasnim news agency close to the Islamic Revolution Guard …

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Iran Lawmakers Call For Debate On Quitting Nuclear Arms Treaty

Reuters –A group of Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday asked parliament to debate a motion for Iran to quit a treaty governing global nuclear arms control, a move apparently aimed at pressuring European powers to salvage Tehran’s own 2015 nuclear deal. A report on the assembly’s news site ICANA said a minimum number of MPs had signed a request to parliament’s …

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