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Letter from Tehran: Shoppers and Businesses Suffer from the Rising Price of Food

Iranwire -As Iranians ushered in the new year, the price of food continued to rise, as it had done the year before. The exorbitant prices have made shoppers angry and frustrated, but they have also upset the people who sell these goods: shopkeepers, market stall holders and owners of grocery stores. People say every day something new disappears from their daily shop because they cannot afford it: items they …

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Taliban, Assad continue to unite Russia, Iran

Al-Monitor – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov paid a working visit to Tehran on April 13, where he held talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif. The Russian foreign minister was also received by the President  Hassan Rouhani and parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf. The key issue on the agenda of the meetings was the prospect of the return …

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Ukraine top security official believes Iran downed Ukrainian plane intentionally

Al-Arabia – Ukraine’s security chief said he believes the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane by Iran’s military over Tehran in January 2020 was an intentional act rather than an accident as claimed by the Iranian regime. Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s national security and defence council, told Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail in an interview published on Friday, …

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Iran Signs Deal To Buy 60 Million Sputnik Vaccine Doses From Russia

RFL/RE – Iran’s ambassador to Moscow says Tehran has signed a contract with Russia to purchase 60 million doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine. Kazem Jalali told the state-run IRNA news agency on April 15 that the deal with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is responsible for marketing the vaccine abroad, would provide enough shots to fully vaccinate …

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The Fringe Argentinian Leftist Implicated in Iran’s Bomb Attack “Cover-Up”

Iranwire – In January 2015, journalism lecturer and political agitator Fernando Esteche received a call on his cellphone that disrupted the calm of the hot Argentine summer. “They just told me that Alberto Nisman has denounced Cristina [Kirchner], [Héctor] Timerman, [Luis] D’ Elía and myself, over the AMIA bombing,” he told his wife. In a public complaint, the famed prosecutor Alberto …

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