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Trump threat is a joke, says Iranian military chief

alarabiya -Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that the armed forces chief of staff has criticized Donald Trump for his past harsh words about confronting Iranian boats in the Gulf. The Thursday report quotes Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri as saying, “The person who has recently achieved power, has talked off the top of his head! Threatening Iran in the …

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Iran: One Public Hanging And 5 Executions For Drug Charges

IRAN HUMAN RIGHTS – 23 people have been executed during the last six days in Iran. Six prisoners were executed in Iran yesterday. One prisoner was hanged publicly in the village of Chelmeh near the city of Mashhad (northeastern Iran) reported the Iranian media. According to the news website Rokna.ir, the prisoner was a 22 year old man who was …

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Supreme Court Agrees to Review Political Prisoner’s 10-Year Prison Sentence

Iranhumanrights.org – The Supreme Court of Iran has agreed to review the 10-year prison sentence of Sedigheh Moradi, who was imprisoned in 2011 for being an alleged sympathizer of the Mojahedin-e Khalgh Organization (MKO or MEK), a banned Marxist-Islamist opposition group. Her husband told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that he hoped an amendment in the new …

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Could Trump’s victory become opportunity for Iran?

Al-monitor – On Nov. 10, for the second day in a row, the 2016 US presidential election was the main story on the front pages of every newspaper in Iran, with Donald Trump dominating photos, cartoons and illustrations. Shahrvand published a photo of Trump giving a thumbs-up from behind a curtain along with the banner headline “American Rebellion: Lonesome Billionaire Becomes US President.” AUTHOR Changiz M. Varzi …

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What Iranian clerics really think of Cyrus the Great

Al-monitor – Cyrus the Great is probably one of the most well-known historical figures to Iranians: an ancient king who has been praised for his wise and fair rule (559-530 B.C.). His achievements — as shown in the ancient Cyrus Cylinder, which Iranians refer to as the first human rights charter — are a great source of pride for the people …

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