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11 Killed in Private Turkish Plane Crashes in Iran

VOA – All 11 people aboard a private Turkish jet died Sunday after the jet crashed into a mountainside and burst into flames during heavy rain in southern Iran, authorities said. 

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Amnesty – Oral statement at the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council (26 February – 23 March 2017). Item 4: Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran   View report in English

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Iran’s poorest citizens still waiting for some semblance of parity after 39 years

Al-Monitor – When the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran took place, its overriding objective was social justice achieved through helping the poor and ensuring political freedom. However, after almost four decades, the income of low-wage earners nationwide has plummeted as the wealthy have grown wealthier. Comprehensive studies of the Iranian economy show that the income gap in Iran is significantly …

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Russia says Iran to become Eurasian Economic Union member in May

PayvandNews – Russia says Iran could join an emerging economic bloc that it leads as early as May in a move that could eventually help both nations dodge the impacts of US-led economic sanctions they face. Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak was quoted by media as saying that Iran’s membership to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) could help the expansion of bilateral …

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Iran: 60 Partygoers Detained In A Night Party In Mashhad

Iran-HRM – The State police raided a night party, arresting 60 people including 22 young men and 38 women in northeastern Khorasan Razavi Province, the state-run IRNA news agency reported on March 9, 2018.

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