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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Iran’s Health Minister Replaces ‘Coronavirus Spokesman’ Who Was Too Active

PayvandNews – Iran’s Health Minister Saeed Namaki on Tuesday replaced the ministry’s spokesman who had become a familiar face during the coronavirus crisis. He advised the new appointee to refrain from “political games” and concentrate on the ministry’s expert and specialized activities. Dr. Sima Sadat Lari, the Students Affairs Deputy of the Ministry, who has replaced Dr. Kianoush Jahanpur as …

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Some 1,000 earthquakes occurred in Iran in one month

PayvandNews – Seismological networks of the Institute of Geophysics of the University of Tehran, recorded more than 960 earthquakes across the country over the past month (April 20-May 20). Source: Iranian Seismological Center Nine earthquakes with a magnitude of more than 4 have been recorded in the country by the National Seismological Center, the largest of which occurred on May 2, …

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Iran To Execute ‘Collaborator’ For US Targeting Of Soleimani

Radiofarda – Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam-Hossein Emaili on Tuesday said a “collaborator” who had provided foreign intelligence services with details of movements of Qods Force Commander Qassem Soleimani, has been sentenced to death. According to Esmaili the death sentence that was passed on Seyed Mahmoud Mousavi-Majd earlier has been upheld by Branch 19 of the Supreme Court and will soon …

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Iran Limits Amount Of Foreign Currency People Can Keep

Radiofarda – Amid economic crisis and a sinking national currency, the Central Bank of Iran has issued a new directive limiting the amount of foreign currency people can keep or carry. From now on, every individual in Iran is allowed to keep or carry only up to ten thousand euros ($11,287), or its equivalent in hard currency, the CBI has …

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Iran’s Chief Judge Accuses The West Of Sheltering Corruption Fugitives

Radiofarda – Iran’s Judiciary chief Ebrahim Raeesi has ordered the Prosecutor General and the deputy for international affairs at the Judiciary to take “serious measures” to bring back “financially corrupt” individuals who have fled the country. Raeesi (Raisi) has made the call while a major corruption case involving a former deputy judiciary chief is being investigated at a court in Tehran and …

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US Issues An Updated List Of Sanctioned Iranian Ships

Radiofarda – The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) updated the list of Iranian ships subject to sanctions on Sunday, June 7, and added several other Iranian ships and oil tankers to the list. Titled as Iran Non-proliferation Weapons of Mass destruction Sanctions, the new list names 123 Iranian vessels, including cargo ships and oil tankers. However, the U.S. …

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Congressional Republicans Preparing A Tough Sanctions Plan Against Iran

Radiofarda – Congressional Republicans are planning to introduce legislation this week to ensure tougher measures targeting Iran that would add to President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure”. Washington Free Beacon first reported the story based on information it received from the Republican Study Committee (RSC), the largest GOP caucus in Congress. The report says that Iran, Russia and China will be affected by …

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Lawyer Arrested In Iran After He Criticized Corruption By Judges

Radiofarda – The Islamic Republic intelligence agents arrested a prominent Iranian lawyer Ali Mojtahedzadeh on Monday, June 8, in Tehran, apparently for criticizing corruption at the Judiciary. He was immediately taken to the court based at Tehran’s infamous Evin prison, Etemed Online reported adding that the agents “confiscated the lawyer’s personal effects.” The reason behind Mr. Mojtahedzadeh’s arrest is not …

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All Medical Students In Iran Must Now Take Courses In Islamic Medicine

Radiofarda – All students of medicine, dentistry and pharmacology in Iran must take courses in Islamic or traditional medicine, the health ministry has announced, despite concerns about potential harm to people’s health. This decision comes as the outbreak of COVID-19 caused more concerns in Iran about untrained people advocating traditional medicine. Clerics or religious doctors in recent months have stepped …

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