Tuesday , 11 December 2018

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U.S. Says Russian Use Of Iranian Base ‘Unfortunate’

RFL/RE – The United States says Russia’s use of an Iranian air base to carry out air strikes in Syria is “unfortunate but not surprising.” U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner said on August 16 that the use of Iran’s Hamadan air field would not definitively prevent Washington from cooperating with Moscow on resolving the humanitarian crisis in Aleppo or …

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Russia, Iran Appear to Double Down on Assad’s Behalf in Syria

VOA – Russia’s use of an Iranian base to launch airstrikes in Syria jolted the U.S. and its allies in the region, but the timing may have more to do with concerns about the fate of the Syrian regime than the need of Moscow or Tehran to send a message. Both Russia and Iran have become increasingly concerned about the …

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Iran Forces Kill IS-linked Fighters Near Iraq Border, Tehran Says

VOA – Iranian forces killed three men allegedly linked to the Islamic State group Tuesday in a border town near Iraq, Iranian media reported. The men were reportedly found hiding in a house in Kermanshah province, about 60 miles from the Iraqi border. Iranian forces also arrested six men accused of sympathizing with IS and seized belts armed with explosives …

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Authorities Confirm the Executions in Uremia Prison

HRANA News Agency – Despite the initial denial of Head of Prisons Office in West Azerbaijan province, finally and after 5 days the Head of Judiciary of the province confirmed the execution of Mohammad Abdollahi, political prisoner and 4 drug offenders. HRANA had already reported the executions and rejected the denial of authorities. According to the report of Human Rights …

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Seven Death Row Juvenile Offenders in Iran Identified

Iran Human Rights – has identified seven death row prisoners in the western regions of Iran who were under the age of 18 when they were charged with murder. Iran Human Rights (AUG 16 2016): Iran has ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child and must stop the execution …

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