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Supporters Urge For Release of Ailing Iranian-Americans Siamak and Baquer Namazi Imprisoned in Iran

CHRI – The American lawyer representing ailing Iranian-Americans Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer, serving 10-year sentences in Iran for unspecified espionage charges, has called for US President Donald Trump to immediately secure their release. “If not resolved quickly, the Namazi cases could have an outsized impact on the trajectory of Iran-US relations because both men are in rapidly declining …

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Conservative presidential candidate paints bleak picture of Iran

Al-monitor – In the first televised interview of the six Iranian candidates approved to run in the presidential election, Ebrahim Raisi, the custodian of Iran’s largest religious endowment, described a dark economic condition in Iran and said he would be able to fix it. AUTHOR Arash Karami “In my own life I’ve tasted poverty,” Raisi began when asked what his plans are for …

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Foreign tourist spent $32B in Iran in last four years

PayvandNews – Foreign tourists have spent some $32 billion in Iran over the past four years, said an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization. A total of 19.9 million travelers visited the country during the mentioned period (March 2013 – March 2017), IRIB quoted CHTHO Deputy Director Morteza Rahmani-Movahhed as saying on April 23. Foreign tourists in …

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Iran launches national fiber optic connectivity plan

PayvandNews – Iran has launched an ambitious project to connect houses to a nationwide fiber optic network – what the administration of President Hassan Rouhani would provide citizens with an easy access to high-speed internet.  The project, which had been developed by Iran Telecommunications Company (ICT), was launched by Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi. photo by Islamic …

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Ten Iranian Guards At Border With Pakistan Reported Killed By Sunni Militants

RFL/RE – Ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on April 26, Iranian media reported. The militant group called Jaish al Adl, or the Army of Justice, has claimed responsibility for the attack in Sistan-Baluchestan province, reports said. Iranian police said the guards were killed by long-range guns and …

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