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Monthly Archives: March 2024

The Iranian regime is an existential threat to America

jns.org – The only way to stop Iran’s terrorist octopus is to deliver a crushing blow to its head. Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh meets with Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in Tehran, March 26, 2024. Credit: Screenshot. Americans must wake up to the existential threat posed by the Islamic Republic of Iran. U.S. democracy and Western democracy in general are …

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Government Freebies For Ramadan Stir Controversy In Iran

iranintl – Iranian social media this week was abuzz with controversy over Ramadan events organized by the government and its affiliated entities, where free food was distributed to attract larger crowds. Government officials and its media outlets then used these events, including a gathering of around 80,000 in a sports stadium, to claim popularity, while offering free Ramadan Iftar food …

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Activists Hail Senate Move To Advance Iran Sanctions Bill

iranintl – The MAHSA Act, a bill that strengthens US sanctions against Iran’s rulers, will be going to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 14 months after it passed the House. The Mahsa Amini Human rights and Security Accountability Act (MAHSA Act) was first introduced to the US Congress in January 2023, four months after the start of nationwide protests in …

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Children As Young As 16 In Iran Sell Kidneys Amid Poverty

iranintl – Rising numbers of teenagers are selling organs in Iran amid the country’s worst ever economic crisis as young donors’ healthy organs fetch high prices for desperate families. Being a young donor is regarded as an advantage, young sellers referring in the advertisements to their age and athleticism as their strong points, the Tejarat News website reported. Most of the …

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Another Ex-Political Prisoner Dies Mysteriously In Iran

iranintl – Information received by Iran International indicates that Sara Tabrizi, a former political prisoner in Iran, has died under suspicious circumstances. The body of the 20-year-old woman was found in her father’s house in the Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday. According to the report, Tabrizi was subjected in the last weeks of her life to severe psychological pressure by …

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Nowruz Travel Accidents Claim 585 Lives in Iran

Iranwire – Iranian traffic authorities reported that at least 585 people were killed on the roads between March 14 and 28.  According to Traffic Police Chief Ahmad Shirani, over 15,500 people were also injured.  The death toll has a 3 percent decrease compared to Nowruz of 2023.  The accidents resulted in an average of 40 deaths per day during the …

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Nine People Die in Crash During Iran Holiday Season

VOA – Nine people were killed Thursday in a car crash in northeastern Iran, the worst single accident since the start of the Persian new year holiday, state media reported. Police said 585 people have died on the roads since the start of the March 19-April 1 holiday season, during which many Iranians travel to visit family. Thursday’s incident occurred …

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Ten Politicians In Iran Reflect On Past Year And Future Prospects

iranintl – While enjoying their long Norouz holiday, politicians in Iran have been reflecting on the country’s economic, social and political crises and anticipating a bleak situation in the year ahead. Their reflections on the past are primarily centered around the recent highly controversial election, which the country sees as a nightmare that it has partially left behind. However, as …

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Executions In Iran Reached Highest Level After Protests

iranintl – Human rights monitoring groups concur that executions in Iran have reached unprecedented levels following the widespread protests of 2022, as indicated by figures compiled by these entities. At least 767 Iranians were executed in the year ending March 2024, according to the Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA). That is more than double the figure for the year …

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