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Iran chief justice dismisses 60 judges to uproot internal corruption

Al-Monitor – The Iranian judiciary has dismissed 60 judges since early May in an anti-corruption drive launched by Ebrahim Raisi, the recently appointed conservative chief justice. During a presser in Tehran, Raisi’s first deputy, Gholam-Hossein Ejei, announced that the sacked judges came from a wide range of ranks in the judiciary. An unspecified number of those fired have also been barred …

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Is Iran’s Reformist-moderate coalition coming to an end?

Al-Monitor – Iran’s Reformist-moderate coalition appears to be nearing its end as the two sides say they will not cooperate with each other in next year’s parliamentary elections, raising concerns that hard-liners will win the vote again. Iran’s Reformist and moderate movements joined forces against the hard-liners during the 2013 presidential election won by moderate Hassan Rouhani. They maintained this …

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Request By Murderers Of Alireza Shir-Mohammad-Ali Granted

Iran-HRM – The request by the murderer of political prisoner Alireza Shir-Mohammad-Ali was granted and he was transferred from the detention center of Shapour Detective Department in Tehran to Gohardasht Prison. Hamidreza Shoja’ii Zavareh, accused of complicity in the murder of Alireza Shir-Mohammad-Ali was sent to Gohardasht aka Rajai-shahr Prison, on June 18, 2019. On the same day, Alireza’s cellmate, …

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Tehran Police May Allow Some Night Life Under Pressure From Businesses

Radiofarda – Tehran Police Chief Hossein Rahimi appears to have changed his mind about night life in Tehran in what seems to be a U-turn from his previous hardline position. Police Chief who had ruled out any night life in Tehran after 1 PM in an interview earlier this week, said on Wednesday June 19 “The police has not made …

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Russian And Iran Turn To Barter Trade

Radiofarda – Iran imports Russian equipment and agricultural products in exchange for crude oil it had already sold to Moscow, Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said on Tuesday, June 18, in Tehran. Novak arrived in Tehran Monday to hold talks with the Iranian Oil Minister, Bijan Namdar Zangeneh. The Islamic Republic state-run monopolized TV&Radio news agency (IRIB) cited Namdar Zanganeh …

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