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Iran’s New Parliament Speaker Rejects Talks With US As ‘Futile’

Radiofarda – Iran’s new parliament speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf has said any negotiations with the United States would be “futile” as he delivered his first major speech to the conservative-dominated chamber on Sunday. Qalibaf (Ghalibaf), a former commander of the Revolutionary Guards’ air force, was elected speaker on Thursday after low-turnout elections in February that helped ultra-conservatives dominate the legislature. The …

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Iran’s Government Criticized For Inaction Against Large Wildfires

Radiofarda – Wildfires have been raging across five Iranian provinces in the western and southern parts of the country for several days causing extensive damage to the environment and wildlife. The fire which initially ran across a part of the Zagros mountain range spanning from north to south in the Iranian plateau started from the forests in Kohkiloyeh and Boyer …

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FIFA Threatens Iran With Suspension From World Football

Radiofarda – FIFA, the international governing body of football (soccer), has set a short deadline for the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) to either amend its statues or face global suspension. In a letter received on May 29, FIFA has objected to FFIRI’s recently drafted statues, demanding its amendment according to FIFA’s rules. FFIRI has until …

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Armed Attackers Reportedly Ambush Prison Bus In Iran

Radiofarda – Reports and videos on Iranian social media accounts say an armed attack on a prison minibus in southern Iran on Saturday resulted in several prisoners being set free by the assailants. Reports and videos on Iranian social media accounts say an armed attack on a prison minibus in southern Iran on Saturday resulted in several prisoners being set …

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Iran Infections Remain High While All Corornavirus Restrictions Are Lifted

Radiofarda – Iran has completely lifted all coronavirus restrictions across the country while according to health officials infections still remain high at more than 2,000 new cases every day. Speaking at a meeting of the National Coronavirus Combat Taskforce on Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani said mosques have opened for prayers throughout the country, restrictions on the opening hours of shopping …

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