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“Regime Must End Its 40-year Reign Of Terror.” Say U.S. National Security Advisor

Radiofarda – In the wake of new U.S. sanctions on Iran’s main petrochemical company, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton called on the Islamic Republic to “end its 40-year reign of terror”. In a tweet Bolton said the Iranian regime has been spending its resources on supporting terror “resulting in economic problems that will only get worse”. He added that President Donald …

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School Shut Down Over Kurdish Dance Party

Radiofarda – Authorities in Iran have shut down a nonprofit high school in the city of Mahabad, northwestern Iran, for holding a mixed-gender traditional Kurdish dance party. With an estimated population of 200,000, Mahabad is a mainly Sunni Kurd city. The representative of the city of Urmia, the capital of West Azerbaijan Province, confirmed the closure of the school after …

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Iran says new US sanctions make talks offer ‘hollow’

VOA – Iran said Saturday that new US sanctions on its petrochemical industry show the hollowness of President Donald Trump’s claims to be open to fresh negotiations with Tehran. “Only one week was needed for the US president’s claim that he was ready to negotiate with Iran to be proven hollow,” foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said in a statement, after …

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Iranian Oil Giant With Links To Revolutionary Guards

VOA – The U.S. Treasury Department has announced sanctions against Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) as part of a series of moves to pressure Tehran to negotiate a new agreement to restrict its nuclear and ballistic-missile programs.The sanctions announced on June 7 hit PGPIC and 39 subsidiaries and foreign-sales agents. The company accounts for 40 percent of Iran’s …

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Political Prisoner Kianoosh Sanjari Denied Medical Furlough

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Political prisoner Kianoosh Sanjari is denied a furlough despite the forensic physicians’ recommendation. According to IHR sources, Kianoosh Sanjari, while in prison, has been sent examined medical experts and forensics to assess his health condition. Forensics have officially reported to the judiciary that he cannot tolerate the imprisonment and must be treated outside the prison. …

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