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Europe Capitalizes on the Iran Deal

PayvandNews – As Washington think-tanks, with some notable exceptions, keep churning out papers advising the next American president to double down on containing Iran, the European Parliament adopted a report on October 25 that is strikingly different in tone and substance. Drafted by the UK Labour Party politician Richard Howitt , the motion received overwhelming support in the house: 459 votes in favor, with 174 against …

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EU’s Mogherini discusses Syria crisis In Tehran: Iran rules out military solution

PayvandNews – President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated Iran’s stance that the crisis in Syria should be resolved through “political” means only. “All should know that the Syrian issue has no military solution and must be resolved through diplomatic means,” Rouhani said in a meeting with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in Tehran on Saturday October 29, 2016. President Hassan …

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U.S. Prosecutors Charge Two With Smuggling Military Items To Iran

RFL/RE – U.S. prosecutors have charged two men in connection with a plot to smuggle millions of dollars of military aircraft parts and other items to Iran. The Justice Department said in a statement on October 28 that Zavik Zargarian and Vache Nayirian were arrested earlier in the week outside Los Angeles for allegedly violating laws barring such trading with …

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Mother Who Founded Group Memorializing Massacred Political Prisoners of 1988 Summoned to Court After Flight Ban

Iranhumanrights.org – They are the ones who have to answer questions, not us.” Mansoureh Behkish has been banned from leaving Iran and summoned to court for her role in founding the “Mothers of Laleh Park,” also known as the “Mourning Mothers of Iran,” a group formed by mothers whose children were killed in the Islamic Republic’s massacre of political prisoners …

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Call for Iran to Release Imprisoned British-Iranians Heats Up As Families and MPs Petition UK Government

Iranhumanrights.org – The families of two British-Iranian dual citizens who have been imprisoned in Iran without due process have delivered petitions to the British government urging it to seek their loved ones’ immediate release. The petitions were delivered on October 24, 2016 with a letter co-signed by 117 Members of Parliament (MPs) and members of the House of Lords calling …

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