Tuesday , 22 January 2019

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Renowned Iranian actor, producer Davoud Rashidi passes away at 83

PayvandNews – Renowned Iranian cinema and theater actor and producer Davoud Rashidi has passed away at the age of 83. Davoud Rashidi: 1933-2016 Rashidi’s daughter, Leili, who is an actress, said on Friday that the award-winning actor had succumbed to a cardiac arrest earlier in the day. Rashidi had long been housebound suffering from the Alzheimer’s for several years before …

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Iranian Kurdistan: Victims Tortured Prior to Execution, Say Kurdish Families

unpo.org – Twenty-five Kurdish prisoners executed by the Iranian Regime in the beginning of August bore marks of torture, according to their families and to the Iranian Human Rights organisation ‘the Defenders of Human Rights Centre’. Family members of the executed have spoken of how their relatives and the other prisoners who were arrested with them were physically abused by Iranian …

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Iran Confirms It Will Join OPEC Talks To Support Oil Prices

RFL/RE – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh confirmed that Iran will take part in an OPEC meeting next month in Algeria to discuss ways to support global oil prices. Zanganeh’s remarks to the ministry’s Shana news service on August 25 helped spur a jump in oil prices, with premium crude rising 62 cents to $49.67 a barrel in London trading. …

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Armenia, Iran Creating Free Economic Zone To Expand Exports

RFL/RE – Armenia’s government is working with Iran to create a free economic zone in the country’s southernmost Meghri region, Economy Minister Artsvik Minasyan said on August 25. “The creation of a free economic zone with Iran will make available a good platform for the production of goods and rendering of services especially at the border sector,” said Minasyan, who …

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Iranian Fans Take To Social Media To Demand Rapper’s Release

RFL/RE – Iranian fans have taken to Instagram and other social media to demand the release of Amir Tataloo, a popular and controversial rapper arrested on charges of spreading depravity among youth. “Free Tataloo!” and “He Is Not Guilty!” say dozens of comments posted on the Instagram account of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. “Musicians Don’t Belong In Jail,” …

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