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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Iran: At least 5 Prisoners Transferred for Execution in Rajai Shahr Prison

Iran Human Rights – At least 5 prisoners have been transferred to solitary confinement and are scheduled to be executed during the next week.  According to Iran Human Rights (IHR) sources, 5 death row prisoners, mainly sentenced to death for murder charges, were transferred to solitary confinement at Rajai-Shahr prison on Tuesday, June 3. The death sentences are scheduled to …

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Iran’s New Terror Network in Latin America

gatestoneinstitute.org – The recent upsurge in Iranian activity in Venezuela certainly needs to be taken seriously by the Trump administration if Tehran is to be prevented from strengthening its terrorist activities on America’s southern flank. To date Mr Trump, having last year threatened to launch military action in support of Juan Guaido, the country’s charismatic opposition leader, now appears to …

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Iran’s leader decries ‘cold-blooded’ killing of George Floyd

Al-Monitor – In today’s Iran media review, Iran’s supreme leader said the “cold-blooded” killing of George Floyd laid bare the true nature of the US government.  Iranians hold a vigil in for George Floyd in Mashhad, Iran, May 30, 2020. Photo by TWITTER. “It is no novelty. … It is what the US governments have been doing to the world,” said …

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Photos: Aladaghlar (Rainbow) Mountains in Iran

PayvandNews- If you are looking for a natural place to be amazed, you should take a trip to Zanjan Province in Iran and see the colorful Aladaghlar Mountains. ”Ala” in Azeri Turkish language means colorful and ”Dag” means mountain. The Aladaglar rainbow mountains and hills are tucked into the northwest of Iran, 25 kilometers in the northeast of Tabriz between …

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Iran To Spend $1 Billion From Reserves To Prop Up Its Ailing Automakers

Radiofarda – Iran has decided to channel one billion dollars from its national reserves to prop up its ailing automakers amid a deep economic crisis gripping the country since 2018. Iran’s National Development Fund (NDF) is a foreign currency reserve meant to insure the economic well-being and progress of future generations. But the Islamic Republic has been forced to withdraw …

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Iran’s Majles: A Parliament Of IRGC Commanders

Radiofarda – The Speaker of the Iranian Parliament (Majles) is an IRGC brigadier general, some two thirds of the Majles Presidium members are IRGC and Basij militia commanders and so are many of the influential MPs. In all, at least 24 IRGC and Basij commanders, mainly colonels and brigadier generals are present inthe new Majles. What do we know about …

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A 5.0 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Western Iranian Province

Radiofarda – A strong earthquake measuring around 5.0 magnitude shook Iran’s western province of Ilam near the Iraqi border on Wednesday, thought there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The tremor happened at 12:46 local time at a depth of 11.4 km near Saleh Abad which is about 40 kilometers (about 25 miles) from province capital Ilam and …

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Chess Official In Iran Fired Over His Daughter’s Hijab

Radiofarda – A chess official in Iran says the Islamic Ministry of Sports has pressured him to resign from all his sports activities because his daughter “had not respected the so-called Islamic dress code”. Keyumars Bayat (L), was forced to resign as a chess official. FILE PHOTO Former owner of the Sepid Roud-i Rasht soccer club, Keyumars Bayat has been …

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US Dismisses Iran’s Accusations Of Suppression Of Protesters, Journalists

Radiofarda – In a thread of tweets on Tuesday, the Persian-language Twitter account of the U.S. Department of State refuted Iran’s accusations of suppressing protesters and preventing the media from reporting it. “The Iranian people dream of a day that they can have the same freedoms as the people of the United States when their country can finally achieve higher …

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New COVID-19 Cases Soar To Record Highs In Iran After Two-Month Drop

Radiofarda – According to the latest official statistics on Tuesday, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Iran has considerably increased to the highest level in the past two months prompting Health Minister Saeed Namaki to warn that “circumstances are not normal”. In his daily briefing on Tuesday, the Health Ministry Spokesman Dr. Kianoush Jahanpur said “on the basis of …

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