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Iran’s Rafsanjani Laid To Rest In Tehran

RFL/RE – The funeral of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is being held in Tehran. http://www.rferl.org/a/iran-funeral/28223578.html A national holiday has been declared. Rafsanjani, who served as Iran’s president from 1989 to 1997, died of heart failure on January 9 at the age of 82. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, held prayers over Rafsanjani’s casket. According to state television, …

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UN To Discuss Iranian Complaints About U.S. Non-Nuclear Sanctions

RFL/RE – Five global powers that are permanent members of the United Nations Security Council will meet on January to review Iranian complaints that the United States has reneged on the sanctions relief promised under the Iran nuclear deal. Iranian officials will meet with representatives of the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France, and Germany in Vienna six days before …

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Oil Prices Plummet On Fear OPEC-Russia Output Cuts Will Unravel in 2017

RFL/RE – World oil prices have plummeted over concerns that a deal to curb production reached between OPEC, Russia, and other producers will not hold for much longer. The drop of nearly 4 percent in London premium crude prices to $54.82 a barrel came after Iraq reported that exports from its largest oil fields in the south hit a record …

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Iran to revoke citizenship of those holding dual nationalities

Al-Arabia – Iran will revoke the citizenship of any national who happens to be holding another foreign citizenship, state-media reported. The announcement was made by the Iranian judiciary and coincides with the controversy over Iranian officials holding dual nationalities who are accused of espionage. The Speaker of the Committee of National Security Affairs in the Iranian Parliament Hussain Naqvi Hussaini …

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Two Prisoners Executed in Public

Iran Human Rights -Two prisoners were hanged in public in the Kermanshah province on Moharebeh charges. Two prisoners were hanged in public in the city of Sarpol-e Zahab (Kermanshah province, western Iran) on Moharebeh charges (enmity against God). According to a report by the Iranian state-run media IRIB, the executions were carried out in public on the morning of Sunday …

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