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Monthly Archives: September 2020

How to Understand Soaring Rates of Bipolar Disorder in Iran

madinamerica.com – Iran witnessed a dramatic growth in the diagnosis of Bipolar Spectrum Disorder (BSD) over the last few decades. This has been accompanied by a rise in the prescription of mood stabilizers and other drugs. A new study in Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry investigates the conditions underlying this rise in diagnosis and the accompanying controversies. The researchers, Fahimeh Mianji and Laurence …

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The US State department Condemns Iranian Regimes Human rights violations

Shabtabnews – In a twitter statements US State department stated “The Islamic Republic does not tolerate dissent of any kind and persecutes civil society activists, including labour rights leaders, and members of ethnic and religious minority groups.” It also called “Its prisons are notorious for mistreatment and torture, and it uses capital punishment on minors and for crimes that do …

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The Dangerous New Iran-Qatar-Turkey-Hamas Alliance

gatestoneinstitute.org – Abbas has already damaged the Palestinians’ relations with some Arab countries by condemning the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for signing peace treaties with Israel…. Now it appears that the Palestinians are also headed toward ruining their relations with Egypt because of Abbas’s decision to make peace with Hamas and appease Iran, Turkey and Qatar. “Qatar has provided …

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Olympics should say Iran is ‘no longer welcome’ after Afkari execution: US official

Al-Arabia – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) should tell Iran it is “no longer welcome” after the execution of Iranian star wrestler Navid Afkari, US former acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell said in a podcast. Afkari was executed in Iran September 12 and his death sparked outrage and underscored widespread human rights abuses in Iran. “I would like to …

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Macron Accuses Lebanon Leaders Of ‘Betrayal’ Over Government Failure

Radiofarda – French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday upped the pressure on Lebanon’s leaders to form a government in the wake of the Beirut port blast, saying their lack of progress represented a “collective betrayal”. Lebanon remains mired in political economic crisis with no end in sight after its premier-designate stepped down on Saturday following the failure of talks to …

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Three Iranian Authors Imprisoned In Tehran’s Notorious Jail

Radiofarda – In a statement on Saturday, September 26, the Iranian Writers Association (IWA) said that three of its members had been placed behind bars in Tehran’s infamous Evin prison. Baktash Abtin, Kayvan Bazhan, and Reza Khandan have started their prison term while the coronavirus pandemic is underway, with the condition of inmates in Tehran havinb been described as “deplorable.” …

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China’s Imports from Iran the Lowest in a Decade

Radiofarda – China’s imports from Iran have dropped to the lowest record in the past decade, with Chinese customs data showing the number falling below $322 million in August. In total, Iran’s exports to China in the first eight months of the Iranian calendar year (beginning March 20, 2020) amounted to $3.85 billion, which is a 62% decrease compared with …

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Iran Guards Unveil New Naval Ballistic Missile

Radiofarda – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Sunday unveiled a new naval ballistic missile with a potential range of over 700 kilometres (430 miles), local media reported, following months of tensions with arch-enemy the United States. The missile, dubbed “Zolfaghar Basir”, is the naval variant of the surface-to-surface Zolfaghar ballistic missile, according to Tasnim news agency. Its range is more than …

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Dollar On The Verge of Record High in Iran

Radiofarda – Once again, the dollar’s value has gained momentum against the Iranian national currency, the rial. In another jump on Saturday, September 26, the dollar passed the 290,000 rials mark and sold for 29,3000 rials in the local open markets. In late July, after a few critical days in the foreign exchange market, the price of the dollar reached …

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