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Iran’s London Ambassador Complains Protestor Blocks Embassy Doorway

Radiofarda – Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, Hamid Baeidinejad, says the husband of a dual national, British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran has blocked the doorway to the embassy. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband, Richard, spent Saturday night in a tent near the embassy in Kensigton, London in solidarity with her wife who went on hunger strike on the same day at …

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Quarrels Over Hijab Intensify In Iran

Radiofarda – Efforts by hijab enforcers in Iran to oblige women to observe a strict dress code have led to more incidents in public, as citizens resent strangers admonishing them about their appearance. Islamic Republic’s religious laws allow any citizen to stop another person who is not observing the proper dress code. But this vigilante activism almost always impacts younger …

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Iran Children Citizenship Bill Sent Back to Parliament

Radiofarda – Iran’s Guardian Council said Saturday it sent a bill that would allow Iranian mothers married to foreigners to confer citizenship on their children back to parliament, citing “security” concerns. In a statement on its website, the council said it did not have an issue with the spirit of the bill, but rather the absence of any clauses allowing …

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Should The World Be Concerned About Iran’s Chemical Weapons?

Radiofarda – The U.S. State Department reports that at least two Iranian military-controlled facilities have researched chemical agents with incapacitating effects, and Iranian research papers cite the potential military uses of Pharmaceutical-Based Agents. PBAs include, among others, the synthetic opioid fentanyl and the more powerful carfentanil. These powerful opioids could be used to incapacitate or kill those who ingest, inhale, …

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Saudi Crown Prince: We don’t want war but we won’t hesitate to deal with threats

Al-Arabia – In an interview with Asharq al-Awsat, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said that the Kingdom does not want war but will not hesitate to deal with any threat. “The kingdom does not want war in the region … but we will not hesitate to deal with any threat to our people, our sovereignty and our vital interests,” …

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