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EU Adds Its Voice To International Outcry Over Iranian Wrestler’s Execution

Radiofarda – The European Union has joined the chorus of condemnation against Iran’s execution of a champion wrestler convicted of murder. Iranian authorities say Navid Afkari, 27, was executed on September 12 following a trial that was condemned by human rights groups as fraudulent. Afkari was convicted of killing a security guard with the government’s water and sewage department in …

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Iran Says 1,044 Centrifuges Active At Underground Plant

Radiofarda -The head of Iran’s atomic agency said Sunday that 1,044 centrifuges were active at the Fordow uranium enrichment plant, in line with steps to reduce its commitments to the nuclear deal. The suspension of all enrichment at the underground facility near the Shiite holy city of Qom was one of the restrictions on Iran’s nuclear activities that it accepted …

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Rial at its Lowest Against Dollar, Again

Radiofarda – The Iranian rial fell to a record low against the U.S. dollar on Saturday as the Islamic Republic’s economy struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic and U.S. sanctions. Several media outlets and Telegram channels allocated to forex news in Iran reported that the dollar’s price in the Tehran foreign exchange market again reached the record level of 260,000 rials. …

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Once An American Foe, Now A Friend: OPEC Turns 60

Radiofarda – In 1973, Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries brought the U.S. economy to its knees. Now, the cartel created 60 years ago is more likely to do Washington’s bidding. Since Saudi Arabia and other Arab OPEC members imposed their famous oil embargo as retribution for U.S. support for Israel during the Yom Kippur War, shifts …

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US, Iran Battle Over Sanctions At World Court

Radiofarda – The United States and Iran will face off at the UN’s top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed by President Donald Trump. The United States and Iran will face off at the UN’s top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed …

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