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Rajaee Shahr Prison Inmates Fed With Livestock Feed

CHRI – A political prisoner in Rajaee Shahr Prison in Iran, labor activist Reza Shahabi, has revealed that prison authorities have been providing inmates with livestock feed and mistreating them in the prison’s hospital. According to a note from the Union of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (UWTSBC) posted on its Telegram channel on November 16, 2017, …

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Iran’s Immoderate ‘Moderate’

commentarymagazine – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has now been in office for more than four years. Yet he hasn’t fulfilled any of the major domestic-reform pledges that got him elected in 2013 and re-elected earlier this year. Those pledges won him the decisive backing of urban, secular-minded, middle class Iranians–and plaudits in the West. Yet Iranians are no more free …

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Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals

BBC – Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it’s all recently got a lot more tense. Here’s why.

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Turkish Minister Says U.S. Iran Sanctions Case ‘Fabricated,’ ‘Politically Motivated’

RFL/RE – Turkey’s foreign minister has accused the United States of bringing what he called a “politically motivated” and “fabricated” case against a Turkish-Iranian businessman accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

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Macron says Iran misunderstands France’s ‘balanced’ position in region

Al-Arabia – President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that Iran misunderstood France’s “balanced” position in the region, which centered on not taking sides between Sunni and Shi‘ites, adding that Tehran should be less aggressive in the region.

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