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Iran Navy Commander Says British And Iranian Tankers Detained Are ‘Separate Issues’

radiofarda – The commander of Islamic Revolution Guard Corps, IRGC has said that two tankers, one seized by Iran and another in Gibraltar are two separate issues and “their detention or release are not related with one another”. Admiral Alireza Tangsiri told reporters on Sunday, “The British tanker [seized by Iran] has three violations, which must be dealt with”. He …

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Iran Minister Says Despite Discontent Fewer Protests

radiofarda – Despite growing discontent among people in Iran, the number of protests in the country has decreased, the Islamic Republic Minister of Interior claimed on Sunday, August 18. Speaking to deputy governors in the Iranian capital Tehran, Abdol Reza Rahmani Fazli admitted, “While people’s dissatisfaction has increased [in recent months], the number of protest rallies across the country shows …

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Iran Planning Powerful, New Generation Centrifuges To Boost Enrichment

radiofarda – The Islamic Republic of Iran is planning to work on introducing a new generation of uranium enriching centrifuges, a lawmaker told local media on Sunday August 18. The IR-8 Centrifuges are 20 times more powerful than the first-generation equipment Iran has been using for uranium enrichment. Hamid Reza Hajibabaee quoted the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Chief Ali Akbar …

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In A Notorious Prison In Iran 200 Women Threaten Hunger Strike

radiofarda – Nearly 200 inmates in the women’s block of the notorious Qarchak prison near the Iranian capital city, Tehran, said on Saturday, August 17, that they would reject the food provided by the authorities until their demands are met. In a letter to the Islamic Republic’s director-general of prisons, Heshmatollah Hayat al- Ghayb, the enraged inmates have protested the …

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Ten Detained Activists Go On A Hunger Strike In Iran

radiofarda – Iranian activists arrested on August 10 in front of a courthouse in the city of Mashhad in northeast Iran have gone on hunger strike, one family member told Radio Farda. The sister of Huriyeh Farajzadeh Tarani, who lives in Canada, in an interview on August 17 said that her sister and other nine detainees have begun a hunger …

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