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We’re not afraid of death: Iran’s General Soleimani

PayvandNews – The Quds Force commander has railed against the U.S. presence in the Middle East, saying the American troops’ fear is attributable to their “faithlessness”, emphasizing that unlike them “we do not fear death at all.”  General Qassem Soleimani made the remarks while addressing Syrian fighters in al-Bokmal city, in response to death threats against the resistance fighters, ISNA …

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Repression of free speech continues to grow in Iran

merinews – Throughout Iran, journalists, bloggers, and activists of all types are being hounded to give up their efforts to create real change within the country for the Iranian people. The regime is determined to maintain its source of power by whatever means necessary, including silencing all voices that might disagree with them or expose their actions, such as human …

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U.S. Says Alleged Mastermind In Iran Sanctions Case Won’t Stand Trial

RFL/RE – A wealthy Turkish-Iranian businessman who was the alleged mastermind in what U.S. prosecutors say was a high-level conspiracy to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions will not stand trial this week as scheduled, though the case is proceeding against his co-defendant. U.S. Judge Richard Berman announced on November 27 as jury selection got under way on the case that …

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Earthquake response shows Iranians’ nationalism — and mistrust of authorities

Al-Monitor – A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck an area straddling the Iran-Iraq border on Nov. 12. Iran’s western province of Kermanshah was the hardest hit with over 400 fatalities. Sympathies immediately began pouring in from across Iran, with many taking direct measures to help the victims. Many of these efforts, however, only created more difficulties in the delivery of …

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Iran prosecutor gets two years for being ‘accessory to murder’ of protesters

Al-Monitor – Saeed Mortazavi, a former judge and prosecutor in Iran, has been sentenced to two years in prison for the deaths at a notorious detention facility during the 2009 postelection protests. An appellate court in Tehran upheld the sentence for Mortazavi for “accessory to murder” in the death of Mohsen Ruholamini, the son of a conservative politician who was …

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