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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Iran Admits Proposing Separate Settlement To Ukraine On Downed Plane

Radiofarda – In a statement issued on Thursday, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic in Ukraine for the first time admitted that Iran has proposed a settlement to close the case of the country’s Flight PS752 which Iran’s Revolutionary Guard downed in January. The statement says Iran is willing to resolve the issues related to the incident and “therefore, underlines …

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As Cost Of Living Rises In Iran Millions Fall Under Poverty Line

Radiofarda – The poverty-line income needed by a four-member household in Iran has risen from 25 million to 45 million rials monthly in the past two years, showing an eighty percent increase, the Islamic Parliament Research Center (IPRC) says in a new study. This means most ordinary workers and laborers do not even earn enough to reach the poverty-line income …

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Iran’s Rouhani Makes Unfounded Claim That Trump ‘Ordered Killing Of People’

Radiofarda – President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday said he condemns the White House for suppression of protesters and considers President Donald Trump’s posing with the bible in front of a church “before ordering the killing of U.S. citizens a shameful act”. Rouhani’s accusation about Trump “ordering the killing” of protesters seems to be a deliberate misrepresentation of reality. Trump did …

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Iranian Sports Mired In Corruption, Former Federation President Says

Radiofarda – A former President of the Football Federation of Iran has called on the Ministry of Intelligence to step in and investigate “wheeling-dealing” and “corruption” in the federation and the Ministry of Sport and Youth. Meanwhile, Mohammad Dakan has announced the “imminent international suspension” of the football (soccer) federation and the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of …

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Why IRGC’s Increasing Influence In Iran’s Parliament Is Significant?

Radiofarda – The commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have always been present in the Iranian Parliament (Majles) over the years,holding various positions. The IRGC presence in the Majles has been more eye-catching after the 1980s war with Iraq and from mid-1990s. Over the years, some well-known IRGC commanders including division commanders, provincial commanders, Basij militia commanders and …

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Children With Iranian Mothers, Foreign Fathers To Receive Citizenship

Radiofarda – Vice President, Es’haq Jahangiri on Wednesday communicated a law to the relevant agencies that will allow granting Iranian citizenship to tens of thousands of children born to Iranian mothers and foreign fathers. The implementation of the new law hugely matters to tens of thousands of children who are deprived of access to social and health care services. Based …

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70 Percent of Inmates Infected With COVID-19 in NW Iran Prison

Iran-HRM – Coronavirus has become widespread in Urmia Central Prison, with more than 70 percent of inmates in the prison suffering from the disease.Over the past week, the coronavirus infection has spread to wards 14 and 15.More than 30 prisoners who tested positive for the virus were taken to a hospital outside the prison on Wednesday.Earlier on Sunday, 30 other prisoners …

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State Security Force Raid Led to Fatal Shooting of Innocent Man

Iran-HRM – The Intelligence agents of the State Security Force shot and killed a young man at his home in the southern Dashtestan County.Iman Malaki, 35, was shot and killed by the state forces who stormed his home on April 13, to arrest his brother. Iman Malaki’s resistance against the sudden attack of the plainclothes agents who did not have …

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Watchdog Says Chief Of Iranian News Agency Convicted For Interviewee’s Remarks

RFL/RE – The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says Ali Motaghian, the chief of Iran’s semiofficial ISNA news agency, has been convicted over the publishing of an article quoting a former Iranian diplomat who criticized Tehran’s “arbitrary” intelligence operations in Europe. It was not immediately clear what sentence was handed down in the case and whether Motaghian was in custody …

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Facebook Starts Labeling Russian, Chinese, And Iranian State Media

RFL/RE – Facebook says it has begun to label state-controlled media organizations such as Russia’s Sputnik, Iran’s Press TV, and China’s Xinhua News so that people know whether the content they read is coming from an entity that may be under the influence of a state. The social media company announced plans to create a state media label in October …

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