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EU official sees Iran nuclear deal at next round of talks

Reuters – The European Union envoy coordinating talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal said on Wednesday he believed a deal would be struck at the next round of talks starting next week, but other senior diplomats said “the most difficult decisions lie ahead.” “I am sure that the next round will be the one in which we will finally …

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Semi-Official Poll: Just 34 Percent of Iranians to Vote in Presidential Election

Iranwire – The Iranian Students Polling Agency (ISPA) has released the results of its latest survey on participation in the forthcoming presidential election. The results suggest the number of people who plan to vote has diminished further since the candidates launched their campaigns. In the eighth ISPA poll, the results of which were published on Wednesday, June 2, only 34.1 …

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Narges Mohammadi Speaks on Clubhouse About Solitary Confinement, Sanctions and Torture

Iranwire – Human rights activist Narges Mohammadi has spoken to Iranians on the Clubhouse app about human rights and negotiations between Iran and other countries, the 2021 presidential election, and the harassment and torture of prisoners. The May 31 event marked the second time she went on to the platform, which has become increasingly popular among Iranians, in the space of …

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Iranian jailed protester who reported dire prison condition, move to ward with “common criminals”

Iran-HRM – An Iranian jailed protester who is detained in the Greater Tehran Penitentiary (GTP) was transferred to another ward alongside common criminals immediately after he disclosed the dire conditions in the prison. Under the excuse of interrogation, political prisoner Hossein Hashemi was summoned on Tuesday, June 1. He was then transferred to the 4th ward of the prison where he has …

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Fire reported at Iranian oil refinery near Tehran

Al-Monitor – A massive fire erupted Wednesday at an oil refinery south of Tehran, state media reported, the same day a fire tore through Iran’s largest naval vessel.  Plumes of thick black smoke were visible across the Iranian capital as the fire raged at the Tondguyan refinery. The fire was sparked by a leak at a liquid gas pipeline at …

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