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Monthly Archives: July 2020

Booming stock market in Iran is a national security project

atlanticcouncil.org – On June 28, President Hassan Rouhani, referring to US sanctions and the coronavirus outbreak, explained the state of the Iranian economy in simple words: “The economic pressure began in 2018 and today we are facing the most immense economic pressure.” On July 8, Health Minister Saeed Namaki provided a clearer picture. The reopening of the economy “was not over our …

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A China-Iran partnership would make China the Middle East arbiter

thehill.com – If President Obama succeeded in bringing Israel and the Gulf Arabs closer together in the face of their common Iranian enemy, President Trump is on the verge of successfully bringing China and Iran together in the face of their own common enemy — the United States. As has been widely reported, the Iranian parliament is reviewing a 25-year agreement between Tehran and …

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Calling for Signatories on Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Sign-On Letter

Shabtabnews – IRF Roundtable Congressional Working Group’s first call for signatures on a letter supporting the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.  Please see below for the IRF Roundtable Congressional Working Group’s first call for signatures on a letter supporting the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. The Congressional Working Group asks for your signatures on a letter asking members of Congress to co-sponsor the Uyghur …

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Coronavirus: Iran sees record of 235 COVID-19 deaths over past 24 hours

Al-Arabia – Iran registered a record 235 deaths from the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to official health ministry figures released on Tuesday. Read the latest updates in our dedicated coronavirus section. The Islamic Republic is the country hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic in the Middle East, and COVID-19 infections and deaths have risen sharply since …

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Australian-British Scholar Jailed In Iran Transferred To Notorious Prison As ‘Punishment’

Radiofarda – In a Facebook post on Monday, prominent jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has announced that Australian-British citizen Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been transferred from Tehran’s Evin Prison to the “Quarantine Ward” of the notorious Qarchak Prison as ‘punishment’. Dr. Moore-Gilbert, is a lecturer in Islamic studies at the University of Melbourne. She was in Iran to take part in a …

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More Than 500 Public Figures In Iran Call For Release Of Anti-Poverty NGO Founder

Radiofarda – In an open letter, more than 500 Iranian film directors, authors, and legal experts have expressed concern over restrictions on the Imam Ali Society and demanded the immediate release of its founder and director. The Imam Ali’s Popular Students Relief Society, usually referred to as Imam Ali Society — was founded in 1999 as the first non-political student …

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Iran And Ukraine To Discuss Compensation For Downed Airliner

Radiofarda – An Iranian delegation will visit Ukraine later this week to discuss compensation for a Ukrainian jet shot down by Iran on January 8, the Ukrainian foreign minister has said.“Given the circumstance of what happened, there are all reasons to ask from Iran to pay the highest price for what it did,” Dmytro Kuleba said at a news conference …

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A Newspaper In Iran Is Censured For Interview Defending People’s Right To Revolt

Radiofarda – Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, which oversees censorship in the clergy-dominated country, has cnesured Etemad, a local pro-reform daily for an interview touching upon the sensitive issue of revolt against the regime. The foreboding is based on Etemad’s interview with a former Shiism scholar and human rights advocate, Emaduddin Baqi (Baghi.) In the interview published on …

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Iran’s Goverment Spokesman Hospitalized For COVID As Death Toll Reaches 16,000

Radiofarda – Ali Rabiei, the Cabinet Spokesman of the administration of President Hassan Rouhani, has been hospitalized after testing positive for corornavirus, the state-run television reported on Monday. Rabiei had been resting at home since last week, the report said but did not say when the symptoms had appeared or since when the Spokesman’s health condition has worsened. He is …

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