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Iran Rejects Trump Warning About U.S. Prisoners

RFL/RE – Iran has rejected demands by the United States that Tehran release Americans detained in Iranian prisons. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said in a statement on July 22 that “any interventionist and threatening statement by American officials and institutions has no effect on the will and determination of the country’s judicial system to try and punish criminals and …

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Iran’s Telecommunications Minister Pledges To “Get Rid of” Foreign Social Media Despite Past Failed Attempts

CHRI – President Hassan Rouhani’s Telecommunications Minister Mahmoud Vaezi has refuted criticism that he has been unwilling to block online content deemed immoral by state authorities and has pledged to “get rid of” foreign-based social media networks despite previous failed attempts. At the same time, the minister admitted that some of the demands being made of him by state officials outside the …

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Photos: Iran launches mass-production line for Sayyad-3 missiles

PayvandNews – Iran’s Defense Minister General Hossein Dehghan has said his ministry is able to provide the defense needs of the Armed Forces in the shortest possible time. Dehghan made the remarks during the official launch of the mass production line and delivery of Sayyad-3 Missiles, attended by Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Commander Farzad Esmaili on Saturday. Designed and constructed …

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Impoverished Children Without Identification Documents Deprived of Education in Iran

CHRI – Children without state-issued identification documents mostly from Iran’s underdeveloped border provinces are being denied education in Iran, attorney Osman Mozayan told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). Iran only provides education to citizens and establishes citizenship based on the father’s nationality. “The Constitution stipulates that education is free, but that only applies to Iranian citizens,” said Mozayan, who has …

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Iran, Iraq sign MoU to boost defense and military cooperation

PayvandNews – Iran and Iraq have signed a memorandum of understanding to boost defense and military cooperation in a variety of fields. The agreement was inked by Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and his Iraqi counterpart, Erfan al-Hiyali, in Tehran on Sunday. According to the MoU, Tehran and Baghdad will strengthen cooperation, exchange experience in the fight against terrorism …

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