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Rouhani’s Man Dismisses Hardliner’s Criticism, Blames All Leaders For Failures

Radiofarda – The Rouhani administration’s spokesman Ali Rabiei has reacted strongly to an open letter by key members of the Iranian parliament who criticized President Hassan Rouhani, saying it may flare up political and social conflicts in Iran. Rabiei described the tone of the letter by heads of key parliamentary committees as “non-constructive and confrontational,” but added that the letter …

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The Greater Tehran Penitentiary; The Corona Virus Crisis, And The Deprivation of Hundreds Of Prisoners Of Drinking Water

HRANA News Agency – The water supply has been cut off at the Greater Tehran Penitentiary’s Wing 5 since last night, and hundreds of prisoners have been deprived of access to drinking water. Furthermore, 52 prisoners at the Greater Tehran Penitentiary’s Wing 1 have fallen ill with COVID-19. Additionally, a prisoner at the Prison’s Wing 5, Hall 4, has been …

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Iran To Require The Wearing Of Masks At Indoor Gatherings

RFL/RE – Iran has announced that it will make the wearing of masks mandatory at indoor gathering places as the number of coronavirus fatalities recorded in a single day rose by the highest number in nearly three months. The measure announced by President Hassan Rohani on July 28 was accompanied by news that hard-hit provinces would be allowed to reimpose …

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Prison, exile and death sentences for Isfahan protesters finalized

Iran-HRM – The Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor of Shahinshahr and Meymeh announced it had issued prison, exile and death sentences for some of the protesters arrested during Iran protests in November 2019. In a press briefing on June 27, 2020, Nassruddin Salehi also pointed out that the verdicts would be imminently executed and carried out. He did not say anything …

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Iran Would Be ‘Arms Dealer of Choice’ for Terrorists, if UN Embargo Expires, US Expert Says

VOA – Iran would become the “arms dealer of choice” for terrorists if a U.N. weapons embargo is allowed to expire, a senior U.S. official says. Brian Hook, the U.S. special representative for Iran, spoke to the Associated Press during a visit to the United Arab Emirates. The U.N. imposed its current arms embargo on Iran in 2010, and it …

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