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Monthly Archives: June 2022

Iran nuclear talks to resume in days, says EU’s Borrell

Al-Arabia – Iran’s indirect talks with the United States on reviving the 2015 nuclear pact will resume soon, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian told a joint news conference with the EU’s foreign policy chief in Tehran. “We are prepared to resume talks in the coming days. What is important for Iran is to fully receive the economic benefits of the …

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With Abortion Already Banned, Iran Begins to Criminalize Doctors

Iranwire — Last week the Iranian Health Ministry announced that “aiding and abetting” abortions is now a crime and medical professionals acting as “accessories” to abortion will face heavy fines and disbarment for life. “If a doctor is involved in an intentional abortion his permit will be revoked, even if it is his first time,” announced Saber Jabberi, the ministry’s head of Youth Population …

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Kurdish ‘Security Prisoner’ Returned to Prison Hours After Giving Birth

Iranwire – A Kurdish political prisoner was returned to her cell hours after giving birth on Monday and without the chance to see her family, it has emerged. Saada Khedirzadeh, 32, from Piranshahr in West Azerbaijan, was arrested last October and held in a security detention center for 25 days before being transferred to Urmia Central Prison. The charges against …

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Under the Biden Administration’s Watch, Iran Sanctions are Violated with Impunity

gatestoneinstitute.org – The Biden administration’s weak leadership — to hold accountable those who are violating Iran sanctions — is likely a critical reason the Iranian regime is flamboyantly ignoring the US and forging ahead — soon, most likely, to become a nuclear state. Presumably to take even further advantage of the Biden administration’s weak leadership, the Iranian regime is also …

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EU Top Diplomat Bids to ‘Reverse Tensions’ on Iran Visit

VOA — European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell was headed to Tehran on Friday night for a visit that could breathe new life into stalled talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Borrell was to meet with Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other officials, said spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh of the foreign ministry. “Diplomacy is the only way to …

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Iranian dissident arrested on new trumped-up charges

Iran-HRM – The state security forces arrested dissident activist Majid Khademi on Wednesday, June 22 after he appeared in Branch 1 of the Mahshah Revolutionary Court. The political activist stood trial the same day along with another activist Mehran Gharabaghi​. Majid Khademi’s lawyer wrote on his Twitter account the same day: ” My client Majid Khademi was arrested again today …

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Iranian regime ramps up on teachers by arresting them

Iran-HRM – The teachers’ nationwide rallies have been held under a tight security atmosphere in various cities. Iranian teachers protest the detention of teachers and the non-implementation of the Teachers’ ranking Plan and adjustment of pensions. Teachers chanted anti-regime slogans in their demonstrations. As the Iranian regime has put pressure on activist teachers, they have recently arrested dozens of teachers. …

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