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Iran’s Currency Fall Sparks Concerns, Criticism

RFL/RE – Iran’s currency fell to an unofficial record low against the U.S. dollar on December 26, extending a dramatic drop in the rial’s value in recent months that has prompted concerns about the country’s economy. The street value of the rial reportedly hit 41,500 to the dollar on December 26, compared to 35,570 in September and beating the previous …

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Kazakh Leader Says Ready To Host Russia, Iran, Turkey For Syria Talks

RFL/RE – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev said he is ready to host talks between Russia, Iran, and Turkey on the conflict in Syria in the Kazakh capital of Astana. “Kazakhstan is ready to host all sides for talks in Astana,” Nazarbaev said on December 26 during a visit to St. Petersburg where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kazakh …

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Iran culls birds after avian flu outbreak

Al-Arabia – Iran has killed hundreds of thousands of birds in recent weeks as avian flu spreads across seven provinces of the country, officials have reported. More than 1,000 wild birds, mostly geese, have been found dead in the Mighan wetland in central Iran, the environmental protection organization told state news agency IRNA on Monday. IRNA said 63,000 chickens, along …

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Iranian commander: Aleppo is the ‘frontline of Islamic revolution’

Al-Arabia – Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, has hailed the ‘victory’ in Syria’s Aleppo claiming that the city represents a frontline for ‘Islamic revolution’ in his country. According to him, Iranian authorities view the evacuation of citizens from Aleppo and the destruction of the city as “victory”. Jafari also said that Tehran …

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Iranian Authorities Carried Out Amputation Sentences Of Two Prisoners On Christmas Day

IRAN HUMAN RIGHTS – Four fingers of the right hand of two prisoners were amputated in an Iranian prison on the Christmas day, December 25. Amputation verdicts of two peisoners were carried out in the prison of Urmia (Northwestern Iran), Sunday December 25. According to close sources the two prisoners who were brothers, were sentenced to prison and amputation of …

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