Monday , 18 February 2019

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Iranian Political Prisoner Mehdi Farahi Shandiz Taken To Solitary Confinement

Iran-HRM – The Iranian regime has transferred Mehdi Farahi Shandiz, teacher and political prisoner in Karaj Central Prison, to solitary confinement for chanting anti-government slogans.

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Zarif Condemns U.S. Efforts To Persuade Allies To Pull Out Of Iran Deal

RFL/RE – Iran’s foreign minister has condemned Washington’s efforts to press European allies to pull out of a landmark nuclear agreement with Tehran.

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Iran Government Faces Angry Online Backlash Over Activists’ Abuse Claims

VOA – In early January, labor activist Esmail Bakhshi posted a letter on Instagram saying he had been tortured in jail, attracting support from tens of thousands of Iranians online.

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Rouhani Says Iran Ready to Improve Ties With Gulf States

VOA – Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbors to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of U.S. and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, in his latest attempt to weaken ties between regional rival Saudi Arabia and America.

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VOA Persian Interviews Israel’s Netanyahu

VOA — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was interviewed Thursday by VOA Persian in Warsaw, where he discussed Israel’s outreach to Arab countries and the Iran nuclear deal. Netanyahu was in Warsaw in connection with a U.S.-led conference on Mideast security.

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