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Covid-19 Cases Surge and Isfahan Hospitalizations Reach Critical as Curfew is Imposed

iranwire.com – Starting on November 10 and lasting for a month, all businesses in Tehran, provincial capitals and populous city, except essential services, pharmacies and food stores must close at 6pm, President Rouhani announced at a meeting of the National Coronavirus Taskforce. Rouhani emphasized that “family gatherings and parties” contribute to the spread of coronavirus and said that, since in winter …

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Will Russia Step up its Disinformation Campaign Post-Election?

iranwire.com – Emil Filtenborg and Stefan Weichert are independent journalists based in Ukraine. In a weekly series for IranWire, they examine the landscape of disinformation in Russia and some of the false information that has emanated from the country since the outbreak of coronavirus. Russia has tried to influence the United States presidential election this year, and, as usual, social media …

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Khamenei.com: Khamenei Buys into China’s “New Silk Road” Plan

iranwire.com – Khamenei.com is a review of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s 31-year record as Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic. Khamenei is one of the world’s most secretive and unknown leaders. Details on his personal life are scant and, except for his son Mojtaba, whose name has been in Iran’s news only in recent years, media outlets have seldom published any reports …

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How Will Biden Change U.S. Policy On Russia, Iran?

RFL/RE – As a candidate, Joe Biden said he would reverse many of the foreign-policy initiatives of the Trump administration, such as withdrawing the United States from international agreements, and work to repair the transatlantic relationship that he contends has been the key to stability in Europe over the past 75 years. He has said he would take a tougher …

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Source: Female Iranian Filmmaker Jailed Since 2018 Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

VOA – An Iranian filmmaker jailed since 2018 for her work and criticism of the government has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after going on a hunger strike and attempting suicide in recent months in response to her predicament, according to a knowledgeable source. Speaking to VOA Persian from Iran on Monday, a source close to the family …

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