Saturday , 29 January 2022

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U.S. Detains Ship Carrying Fertilizer Used To Make Explosives Transiting From Iran

RFL/RE – The U.S. Navy has announced that it seized a ship carrying fertilizer used to make explosives as it traveled from Iran along a route previously used to smuggle weapons to Yemen’s Huthi rebels. The navy said on January 23 it boarded and searched the ship, which last year was caught carrying thousands of weapons and handed to Yemen’s …

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Two Questions about the Vienna Charade – [T]he new Iranian officials and their media outlets in Tehran have started speaking of the US “paying compensation to the Islamic Republic” and any commitments by Iran being conditional on “verification” of American actions. In other words, Tehran is talking of total surrender by the Biden administration, while Washington hopes to score a low-cost diplomatic victory. In the …

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Seoul Says It Paid Iran’s Delinquent UN Dues to Restore Vote

VOA —Using Iranian bank funds freed from American sanctions, South Korea has paid Iran’s $18 million in delinquent dues owed to the United Nations, Seoul said Sunday. The step was apparently approved by Washington to restore Tehran’s suspended voting rights at the world body. Iran’s mission to the United Nations did not immediately respond to a request for comment. But …

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Imprisoned Journalist Keyvan Samimi forcibly exiled to worse prison

Iran-HRM – Imprisoned journalist and political activist Keyvan Samimi, was transferred from Evin Prison to Karaj Central Prison.The 73-year-old was recently transferred to a police station in Karaj, west of Tehran. Mostafa Nili, the lawyer of Keyvan Samimi, had previously said that according to the available evidence, “resorting to violence and force” the authorities had taken his client to one …

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Two minors killed and injured in arbitrary police shooting in northwest Iran

Iran-HRM – Police opened fire on a car in Zanjan, northwest Iran on January 19, killing an 8-year-old girl and seriously injuring her teen sister. According to local sources, when returning from Tehran, the Palangi family was stopped by police on the Zanjan-Miyaneh road. The driver of the car who was the family’s son, did not stop after a police …

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