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Iran Says Two Military Officials Involved In Aerospace Research Killed

RFL/RE – Iran’s military says two officials who worked in the field of aerospace have been killed in separate incidents inside the Islamic republic. Ali Kamani, a member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) aerospace division, was “martyred” in Khomein in central Markazi Province on June 12, the IRGC-affiliated Fars news agency said. Separately, Mohammad Abdous, an employee of …

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Argentina Seizes Venezuelan Plane Linked To Iran

RFL/RE – Authorities in Argentina have seized a Venezuelan Boeing 747 cargo plane with links to Iran due to questions over stated reasons for the aircraft entering the country. The Emtrasur cargo plane arrived in Buenos Aires on June 8, flight-tracking data show. It was then seized by the authorities, an Argentinian opposition lawmaker and Iranian media said on June …

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UN Agency Chief Urges Iran To Resume Nuclear Talks ‘Now’

RFL/RE – The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has called on Iran to resume talks “now” on reviving the 2015 nuclear accord before things get “much more problematic.” “Recent history tells us that it is never a good thing to start saying to international inspectors, go home…things get much more problematic,” IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi said in …

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Iran’s National Currency Falls To Record Low As Sanctions Continue To Bite

RFL/RE – Iran’s national currency fells to its lowest value ever against the U.S. dollar, hit by continuing U.S. sanctions as talks to revive the global 2015 nuclear deal falter. The rial traded at 332,000 to the dollar on June 12, according to traders in Tehran and the Bonbast.com foreign-exchange website. That made the dollar more expensive to buy from the quoted …

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Exclusive: Notes From Rajaei Shahr Prison on 11 New Executions

Iranwire – Farhad Meysami is a doctor, teacher, civil rights activist and political prisoner at Rajaei Shahr Prison near Tehran, also known as Gohardasht. He has provided IranWire with a written account of recent executions in that prison. Meysami was arrested on July 31, 2018 by agents of the Intelligence Ministry who found badges bearing a message against forced veiling at …

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