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Iran: 1 Dead, 4 Injured in Incident at Bandar Abbas Refinery

VOA – One person is dead, and four others were injured in an incident at Iran’s southern refinery of Bandar Abbas last week, Iranian state media reported Monday. The Iranian Oil Ministry’s Shana news agency said the incident occurred late on September 22 during emergency repairs, adding that five maintenance workers were hurt, with one worker dying from the injuries. …

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Iranian-American dies in Tehran’s Evin Prison due to ‘lack of medical care’

Al-Monitor – An American-Iranian dual national died in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison on Saturday due to lack of medical attention, according to reports. An anonymous source told BBC Persian that Faramarz Javidzad, 60, was taken to hospital after he suffered stomach bleeding, but he was later returned to the prison in the Iranian capital where he later died due to lack of …

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Raisis Blasted After Media Blitz During New York Visit

iranintl – The latest trip of Iran’s president and his hijab-cladded wife to the UN in New York has seen the First Lady thrust into the limelight on a global media blitz. Jamileh Alamolhoda, wife of Ebrahim Raisi, spoke to some of the world’s top media, including ABC and Newsweek as the pair embarked on a prolific propaganda effort. To …

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Iran’s Economic Freedom Ranking Among Lowest In The World

iranintl – Iran’s economic freedom ranking for 2023 has placed it at a dismal 160 out of 165 countries surveyed, Canada’s leading think tank said in its latest report.  The Fraser Institute, in its latest Economic Freedom of the World report, measured the extent to which a country’s policies and institutions support economic freedom, with data from 2021 serving as the …

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Victims’ Families Systematically Harassed on Iran Protest Anniversary

Iranwire – was one of the bloodiest days of nationwide protests that followed the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini – a day during which between 45 to 55 people were killed by the security forces of the Islamic Republic. On the first anniversary of that bloody day, the Iranian government is systematically harassing the families of those victims …

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