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Iran expects to restore oil output within month of US lifting sanctions

Al-Monitor – Iran will quickly scale up its crude oil output if US sanctions are lifted as part of a revived nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers, a senior official at the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) told state media outlets.  “If sanctions are lifted, the bulk of Iran’s output will be restored within one month, with full output restoration happening …

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Iran nuclear deal talks to resume in Vienna this weekend

Al-Monitor – As Iran gears up for a presidential election, negotiators will return to Vienna for the sixth round of talks this weekend aimed at reviving the landmark nuclear agreement, US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said on Wednesday. “I know that the negotiation will start again over this coming weekend,” Sherman said during a virtual event organized by …

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Hundreds Of Sanctions Against Iran Likely To Remain Even If Nuclear Deal Revived, Blinken Says

Iranwire – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said hundreds of U.S. sanctions on Tehran likely would remain in place even if Iran and the United States return to compliance with the nuclear deal with world powers. Blinken was asked on June 8 during a hearing before a U.S. Senate committee about progress on indirect talks with Iran aimed at …

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Female Baha’i Motorcycle Racer Jailed for Eight Years in Iran

Iranwire – Shahrzad Nazifi, an Iranian Baha’i and the first woman to hold an official rank in motocross and motorcycle racing in Iran, has been sentenced in absentia to eight years in prison by Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran. Nazifi’s lawyer Mohammad Hadi Erfanian Kaseb announced the sentence by Judge Imam Afshari on his Twitter account. He …

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Ex-Guards Fixer Jailed for Corruption Living Large in Prison

Iranwire – At a press conference on March 17 this year, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaeili announced that a former Revolutionary Guards member, Mahmoud Saif, had been sentenced to 30 years in prison, fines and refund of his education costs. The conviction was linked to a spiralling investigation into the Tehran-based Yas Economic Development Group, in the course of which a …

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