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Iran Points At US and Warns of New Nuclear Arms Race

VOA – Iran’s deputy foreign minister pointed at the United States in warning on Tuesday that a new nuclear arms race and new competition to modernize nuclear weapons are starting. Abbas Araghchi made the comments during a high-level meeting of the U.N. General Assembly to promote International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, calling that goal “a legal, political …

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Iranian Soldier Beheaded by IS in Syria Mourned as an Icon

VOA — Iran’s supreme leader and thousands of others Wednesday mourned a young Revolutionary Guard soldier beheaded by the so-called Islamic State group, a killing that has struck a nerve within the Islamic Republic as its forces continue to suffer casualties in Iraq and Syria. The slaying of 25-year-old Mohsen Hojaji captured the imagination of many in Iran, a Shiite-ruled nation …

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One Prisoner Hanged In Northwestern Iran

Iran Human Rights –  a prisoner was executed at Urmia Central Prison (Darya) northwestern Iran. According to a close source, on the morning of Tuesday September 26, the execution sentence of a prisoner who was charged with murder was carried out at Urmia Central Prison. The prisoner was identified as Javad Khayyeri from ward 15. Javad Khayyeri was transferred to solitary …

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Iran: Man Executed For Drug Charges In Ardebil

Iran Human Rights –  One prisoner was reportedly executed at Ardebil Central Prison (Northwestern Iran). According to a close source, on the morning of Wednesday September 20, a prisoner was executed at Ardebil Central Prison on drug related charges. The prisoner was identified as Tofigh Yousefi. On the morning of Sunday September 17, Tofigh Yousefi and another prisoner, named Shahin Parsajou, …

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Freed Iranian Baha’i Leader Mahvash Sabet Describes Unjust Trial, Prison Conditions

CHRI – “We never betrayed our country and never will.” Mahvash Sabet, a leader of Iran’s persecuted Baha’i faith who was released from Evin Prison on September 18, 2017 after completing a 10-year sentence, said she was convicted of espionage charges despite non-existent evidence. CHRI – “We never betrayed our country and never will.” Mahvash Sabet, a leader of Iran’s persecuted Baha’i faith who was released from Evin Prison on …

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