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Iran offers Yemen up for negotiation

Al-Arabia – While Yemeni legitimate forces march towards Hodeida, which is the most important port for the rebels, Tehran is offering its desire to negotiate on Yemen. Abbas Araghchi, the Iranian deputy foreign minister, said they reject Washington’s demands to link the nuclear deal and their manufacturing of ballistic missiles with their influence in the region, but they are ready …

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Iranian Truckers Strike for 9th Day; State Media Ignore Protest

VOA — Iranian truck drivers angered about rising business costs have maintained a strike for a ninth day in several parts of the country, defying a state media blackout on the enduring protest movement.

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Iran Executions: Prisoner Might Be Sentenced to Death Based on Qassameh

Iran Human Rights – A woman who is suspected of murdering her husband might be sentenced to death based on Qassameh (Oath) because there is no concrete evidence proving her guilt. Qassameh is one of the most vulnerable ways to prove a crime (murder or physical injuries) in the Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) and criminal law.

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10 Iranian HEPCO Workers Striking For Unpaid Wages Charged With “Disturbing Public Order”

CHRI – Ten striking workers at Iran’s Heavy Equipment Production Company (HEPCO) in the city of Arak, south of Tehran, were charged with “disturbing public order” for participating in protests billed as “illegal gatherings” after they appeared in court on May 28, 2018. 

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US sanctions threaten Iran’s high hopes for tourism

Al-Monitor — Iran’s numerous tourist attractions, many of which stem from its rich history and civilization going back thousands of years, have the potential to transform into revenue streams far more sustainable than the country’s vast oil and natural gas reserves. But this potential has remained largely untapped due to unyielding restrictions that deprive visitors of a number of basic …

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