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Changes Needed In Iran Nuclear Deal To Win U.S. Support, Tillerson Says

RFL/RE – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that changes are needed in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal before the administration of President Donald Trump will agree to continue supporting it. In an interview with Fox News late on September 19 that suggested the United States could withdraw from the deal unless changes are made, Tillerson said the administration …

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Iran Summons Award-Winning Filmmaker To Court

RFL/RE – Iranian authorities have asked award-winning filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof to report to the prosecutor’s office after confiscating his passport upon arrival in Tehran. Rasoulof’s passport was taken away at Tehran’s airport on September 15 as he returned from the United States, where he had screened his latest film, A Man Of Integrity (Lerd), at the Telluride film festival. Rasoulof, 45, …

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US military official: Iran continues to arm Houthi militias

Al-Arabia – A senior US military official revealed the Iranian violations of international resolutions, which prohibit the arming of the Houthi militia in Yemen. Commander of the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet in the Gulf, Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, said in his last statement before his term of office ended, that the Fifth Fleet stationed off the Arabian Peninsula was helping …

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Critics of Iran Nuclear Deal Debate the Way Forward

VOA — During his speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump made his disdain for the nuclear agreement with Iran absolutely clear. “The Iran deal was one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into,” Trump said. “Frankly, that deal is an embarrassment to the United States, and I don’t think …

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Wife of Man Imprisoned for Facebook Posts Loses Job After Pressure From IRGC

CHRI – Every day something bad is happening to him.” Nastaran Naimi, the wife of Soheil Arabi, who was imprisoned in Iran for his Facebook posts, was fired after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) pressured her employer, according to Arabi. “My wife was fired about 10 days ago when they warned the employer to get rid of her,” Arabi wrote, …

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