Sunday , 21 October 2018

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Iran’s security forces face calls for accountability in wake of terrorist attack

Al-Monitor – Nearly three weeks have passed since a deadly terrorist attack targeted a military parade in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz. Some say this attack was the result of negligence on the part of the military and security forces, with resulting calls for these organizations to be held accountable.

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Iran maneuvers to win back public trust in the rial

Al-Monitor – After months of a drastic and ongoing depreciation, the Iranian rial started recouping losses last week, mostly on the back of government intervention.

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Iranian media see Saudi-Turkey rift in Khashoggi case

Al-Monitor – Given that Saudi Arabia is Iran’s main regional rival, Iranian censors have allowed the Iranian media to extensively cover the disappearance and possible murder of The Washington Post columnist and Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Turkey.

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Students at Qom seminary are leaving for Najaf

Al-Monitor – In surprising news, the local Iranian press reported Sept. 25 that Ali Khomeini, a grandson of revolutionary leader and Islamic Republic of Iran founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, had transferred from Qom seminary in Iran to the Najaf seminary in Iraq.

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Iranian homegrown satellite Dousti, Nahid-1 and Payam to be launched by year end

PayvandNews – Three Iranian domestically-made satellites will launch into space during the current Iranian calendar year (to be ended on March 20, 2019), the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Director Morteza Barari said on Monday.

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