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Iran Reportedly Detains British Dual National

RFL/RE – Media in Iran are reporting that authorities have detained a dual Iranian-British citizen on suspicion of spying. The state IRNA news agency reported on August 16 that the unidentified detainee had “been active in the economic field, related to Iran.” The British government has not commented on the report. Iranian authorities have detained at least six other dual …

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MasterCards to Become Operational in Iran from Aug.23: Minister

Tasnim – Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi announced that financial branches of the country’s Post Company will offer credit card services in late August. Credit and debit cards will be distributed at financial branches of the Iran Post Company from August 23, Vaezi said at a ceremony in Tehran on Sunday. Stressing that Iranians can use …

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Iran enjoys 4.4% economic growth in 1st quarter

MNA – Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) has reported that the country’s GDP, excluding oil, reached 4.4 per cent in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (began March 20). CSI announced on Sunday that Iran’s constant-price Gross Domestic Product (GDP) stood at about 6.7 billion dollars including oil and 5.4 billion dollars excluding oil. The figures indicate a …

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Iran children at the gallows

newsday— As Iran currently executes the highest number of juvenile offenders in the world, hundreds of Iranian minors helplessly watch their childhoods pass them by, as they await their fatal ends behind bars. At least 160 youths under the age of 18 currently await execution in Iran. Shockingly, rights groups have reported that Iran has executed at least 230 people …

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Israel Loses Secretive Oil Pipeline Case To Iran, Ordered To Pay $1.1 Billion Plus Interest

Forbes – The Swiss Federal Tribunal, Switzerland’s highest court, ordered Israel to pay $1.1 billion plus interest to Iran in a decades old dispute over a secretive oil pipeline predating Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution. The verdict was dated June 27, while media broke the story late last week. Until the Islamic revolution and the fall of the Pahlavi dynasty in …

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