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Iran’s Intelligence Ministry Makes Movies in Europe, Trumpets Islamic Republic’s Narrative

Radiofarda – Several movies screened at the Fajr Film Festival that marked the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran are found to have been funded by the Islamic Republic’s notorious Intelligence Organizations, Radio Farda’s investigation has found. In one of the latest cases of Iranian intelligence organization’s increasing activities in the area of film production, the Intelligence Ministry …

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Announcement Of Iran Coronavirus Deaths Fuels Public Distrust Of Government

Radiofarda – After two people died of Coronavirus in Iran on Wednesday, officials hinted at more cases of infections, fueling an atmosphere of deep apprehension among the public and expressions of distrust toward the government. The revelation that the virus has reached Iran is taken by many as an admission that infections may had already spread in Qom, the religious …

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UN Rapporteur Shocked By Violence Against Iran Protesters

Radiofarda – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran, Javaid Rehman, in his latest report has highlighted the mid-November anti-regime protests that shook the Islamic Republic for four days. Rehman has asserted in the report that he was “shocked” at the number of deaths, acute injuries, and stories of ill-treatment of persons detained during …

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Iranians begin voting in parliamentary election: State TV

Al-Arabia – Iranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election unlikely to change the Islamic Republic’s troubled relations with the United States, after thousands of candidates were barred from the field in favor of hardliners. The disqualification of some 9,000 potential candidates, most of them reformists and moderates, raised the possibility of lower-than-usual turnout.State television reported that polling started at …

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Iraq, Kuwait Restrict Entry Of Iranian Citizens Amid Virus Fears

RFL/RE – Iraq and Kuwait have temporarily restricted the entry of Iranians into their countries in an effort to stem the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus following Iran’s announcement that two people there had died from the disease. The Iraqi Border Crossing Authority on February 20 said Iranian travelers will be denied entry to Iraq through shared border crossings for …

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