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Who is the high ranking Iranian general killed in Aleppo?

Al-arabia – A Senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been killed in Syria, according to Iranian media. Major General Gholam Reza Smaiie died during an advisory mission to support Syrian forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo on Wednesday, according to “Defense Press”, the official website of Iran’s army. Smaiie’s service dates back to the Iran-Iraq …

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UAE condemns Iran for aiding Yemen militias following Makkah attack

Al-Arabia – The United Arab Emirates foreign minister has condemned Iran for aiding and supporting Houthi militias in Yemen following an attempted attack on Makkah. UAE’s Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed tweeted his condemnation on Friday saying that “Iran claims itself Islamic while supporting militias firing of rockets into Makkah”. The Arab Coalition fighting in Yemen said on Thursday that …

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Three Turkish citizens executed in Iran Days after Erdogan visit to Tehran

Iran Human Rights – Three Turkish citizens were reportedly executed in Iran 11 days after Erdogan paid an official visit to Tehran. Iran Human Rights (IHR) has discovered that three Turkish citizens were executed in Iran last year on April 18, 2015. The executions took place 11 days after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Tehran on an official visit with …

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The main reason Rouhani replaced three of his ministers

Al-monitor — After much speculation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed caretakers for the three empty seats in his Cabinet: Reza Salehi Amiri (from the Moderation and Development Party) for minister of culture and Islamic guidance; Fakhrodin Ahmadi Danesh-Ashtiani (from the Islamic Iran Participation Front) for education minister; and Masoud Soltanifar (from the National Trust Party) for minister of sports and youth affairs — all of whom …

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Will Iran allow the EU to open shop in Tehran?

Al-monitor – The European Union Parliament passed a resolution Oct. 25 calling for normalization of relations with Iran — a decision that Tehran cautiously welcomed. AUTHORRohollah Faghihi In response to the resolution, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that the EU Parliament seeks “renormalization and expansion of long-term relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.” He added, “This shows the positive will of the European …

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