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US Treasury places Iran’s Revolutionary Guards under sanctions

Al-Arabia – The US Treasury Department announced on Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has been placed on the US sanctions list.

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Iran Angrily Rebukes Trump’s Decision to Decertify Nuclear Deal

VOA — Iran’s president said Friday that the nuclear deal it signed with six world powers in 2015 could not be revoked, after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would not certify that Iran was in compliance with it.

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Iran: 17-year-old boy at risk of imminent execution

Amnesty – The Iranian authorities must urgently stop the execution of a 17-year-old boy who was convicted of murder and rape, and commute his death sentence to imprisonment, said Amnesty International.

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New Reformist Tehran mayor inherits old problems

Al-Monitor – Less than two months into his tenure as the new mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Ali Najafi is already facing serious challenges. The Reformist politician took over the reins from conservative Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, who held the post for 12 years (2005-2017). Ghalibaf’s mayorship came to an end in late August, but managers loyal to him at the Tehran Municipality seem …

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‘Breath’: Iran’s first Oscar nominee by female director

Al-Monitor – Iran’s official nomination to the 90th Academy Awards in the best foreign language category is the country’s first ever nomination of a female director’s work. “Nafas,” or “Breath,” written and directed by Narges Abyar, examines a tumultuous time in Iran through the eyes of a little girl.

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