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Data Shows Iranian Oil Exports Rise For Third Month In August

RFL/RE – Oil-tanker tracking companies estimate Iran’s oil exports increased for a third consecutive month in August. Data company Kepler, which provides tanker tracking services, told RFERL’s Radio Farda on September 14 that Iran’s unsold oil reserves at on-land facilities decreased by 6 million barrels to 50 million barrels, while Iran’s oil reserves on water also decreased to 93 million …

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Mother Warns Jailed Iranian Activist Mousivand’s Health Deteriorating After Hunger Strike

RFL/RE – The mother of jailed Iranian activist Behnam Mousivand has released a video warning that her son’s physical condition following hunger strikes in prison is poor and asked for help from the international community and human rights organizations to pressure Tehran for immediate medical attention. In the video, Mousivand’s mother quotes doctors as saying if her son does not …

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Central Bank Unveils RamzRial, an ‘Iranian National Cryptocurrency’

Iranwire – The governor of the Central Bank of Iran has announced the launch of a supposed Iranian “national cryptocurrency” named “RamzRial”. In a statement on Thursday, Ali Saleh Abadi said: “We previously announced RamzRial would go live by the end of September. In fact, the project started on a trial basis a few days ago. “A limited number of …

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Jailed Writer Sepideh Gholian Taken to Hospital

Iranwire – Jailed civil rights activist Sepideh Gholian has been transferred to Tehran’s Taleghani Hospital after becoming ill on hunger strike. The 27-year-old writer has been nil by mouth since last Friday to protest her being held in a prison far away from her family, a tactic routinely deployed by the judiciary to put more pressure on prisoners of conscience. …

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Iranwire Exclusive: Sareh, an LGBT+ Blogger on Death Row in Iran, in Her Own Words

Iranwire – Earlier this month, Zahra Sedighi-Hamedani, a 31-year-old blogger known online as Sareh, and Elham Chubdar, 24, both members of the LGBT+ community, were sentenced to death by the Revolutionary Court of Urmia, the capital of West Azerbaijan. It was reported at the time that they stood accused of “promoting homosexuality” and “promoting Christianity” as well as “communicating with the hostile …

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