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Sharia Restrictions On Adoptions In Iran Lead To Buying And Selling Babies

Radiofarda – Iranian media on Wednesday reported that police in Tehran have arrested three people for selling babies online for adoption. Hossein Rahimi, Chief of Tehran Police, on Wednesday said the Cyberspace Police found out about the scheme and after surveillance arrested three for the crime. At the time of their arrest, the accused had two new-born babies with them. …

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U.S. Makes Case For Maintaining Arms Embargo On Iran, Citing ‘Malign Activity’

RFL/RE – The United States has formally asked the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran beyond October, when it is set to be progressively eased under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.UN Ambassador Kelly Craft and Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook “virtually briefed” the council on a proposed resolution to extend the …

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U.S. Says Terrorist Threats Persist, Citing Iran’s Rising Support For Extremists

RFL/RE – The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump says “dangerous terrorist threats persisted” in 2019 even as Iran, the Islamic State (IS) extremist group, and Al-Qaeda suffered setbacks.In its annual report on terrorism issued on June 24, the State Department also said that white supremacist attacks were on the rise. Iran, which the report calls “the world’s worst state sponsor of …

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Son Of Prominent Afghan Scholar Self-Immolates In Iran To Protest Discrimination

RFL/RE – Celebrated Afghan scholar Najib Mayel Heravi has lived in neighboring Iran for nearly 50 years, penning scores of acclaimed books and other treatises on ancient Persian manuscripts, literature, and Islamic mysticism. The 68-year-old native of Herat in western Afghanistan has an Iranian wife, and both of his sons were born in Iran.But with only temporary residency, Heravi has …

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Turkey Says Soldier Killed After Coming Under Fire From Across Iranian Border

RFL/RE – Turkey’s Defense Ministry says one Turkish soldier has been killed and two others wounded in the southeastern part of the country after they came under fire from the Iranian side of the border. The June 24 statement from the Defense Ministry did not say who had shot at its soldiers. It said the Turkish soldiers were conducting a …

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