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Iranian General Killed During Battle In Aleppo

RFL/RE – Iranian state media reports say a retired Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) general has been killed while battling against Islamic militants in northern Syria. The Fars news agency, which is closely affiliated with the IRGC, reported on August 31 that General Ahmad Gholami was killed on August 30 while fighting against Sunni militants in Aleppo. The report did …

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Monthly Report – An Overview of the Human Rights Situation in Iran in May-June 2016

HRANA News Agency – The Department of Statistics and Publications of the Human Rights Activists Association of Iran has published the following monthly report on the human rights situation in Iran during the period of May-June, 2016 (Persian calendar month of Khordad, 1395). This report cannot perfectly and comprehensively reflect the details of human rights concerns in Iran for obvious …

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Afshin Baymany Deprived of Medical Treatment

HRANA News Agency – Afshin Baymany, political prisoner in Rajai Shahr prison who suffers from heart disease and is at the risk of a heart attack, has deliberately been deprived of medical services by judicial and security authorities. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Afshin Baymany, political prisoner at Rajai Shahr prison who suffers from heart disease …

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Did arrested Iranian negotiator influence nuclear talks?

Al-monitor – A conservative Iranian news agency reported Aug. 23 that Abdol Rasul Dori Esfahani, the nuclear negotiator in charge of banking affairs, was arrested for selling economic information to the intelligence agencies of foreign countries. The unconfirmed report cited comments by the Tehran prosecutor that a dual national had been arrested, whom many believed was a British-Iranian national. Days …

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Iran’s central bank won’t bite off more than it can chew

Al-monitor — Most economists and monetary policymakers in Iran have been supportive of getting rid of the country’s dual foreign exchange rate system by as soon as March 20, 2017, when the current Iranian fiscal year comes to an end. However, there appears to be a gulf between what the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) wants to do and what …

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