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Vitol, World’s Largest Oil Trader, loans One Billion Dollars To Iran

PayvandNews – The world’s largest independent oil trader Vitol has signed a deal to provide Iran with a major loan worth $1 billion – a landmark move that can help expedite the country’s crucial plans to boost its production of crude oil. Reuters in a report quoted several informed sources as confirming that the pre-finance deal had been sealed between Vitol and the National …

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Iran Says Japan’s Inpex Tipped To Win Azadegan Oil Field Contract

PayvandNews – A top Iranian official says Japan’s top energy developer Inpex is a strong candidate for winning a contract for the development of Azadegan oil field. Azadegan oil field Japan’s largest oil and gas exploration and production company is reportedly trying to win a contract over the development of a major oil project in Iran that it abandoned in …

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Iran Says Turkey’s Syria Truce Violation Claims ‘Unconstructive’

RFL/RE – Iran has called Turkey’s claims that Tehran’s allies are violating a cease-fire in Syria as “unconstructive,” accusing Syrian rebels of breaking the truce. “The current cease-fire in Syria has been violated repeatedly by the antigovernment armed opposition groups,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on January 5. Ghasemi called on Turkey to take measures to deal with such …

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70 spies doing time in Tehran jails

Al-Arabia – The chief prosecutor of Tehran has revealed that there are as many as 70 spies serving sentences in the Iranian capital’s prisons, far more than what had been estimated. The 70 convicts had “offered intelligence to enemies in various fields including atomic, military, political, social and cultural,” Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi said, quoted by the Mizan Online news website. …

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Iran: Seven Prisoners Executed on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights – Seven prisoners were executed on drug related charges in northern Iran. Four prisoners were reportedly executed at Karaj Central Prison (northern Iran) and three prisoners were reportedly executed at Karaj’s Ghezel Hesar Prison (northern Iran). All seven prisoners were sentenced to death on drug related charges. According to close sources, on Wednesday January 4, the execution …

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