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Iran signals change to FX regime, crackdown on profiteering

Al-Monitor – Hours before the United States designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) on April 9, worries about renewed economic pressure sparked a fresh plunge in the value of Iran’s national currency. In a matter of 24 hours, the rial lost around 7.5% of its value. Hovering near 145,000 rials against the greenback, worries were fueled of yet another …

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Why Iran is silent about US military deal with neighboring Oman

Al-monitor – A recent military agreement between Washington and Muscat allowing US forces to use the strategic Omani ports of Duqm and Salalah has been widely interpreted in the context of American pressure on its archenemy Iran. Yet many are wondering why Iran has not reacted to the deal. Access to the two ports, especially the port of Duqm, has been a goal …

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Iran’s Parliament Votes To Designate U.S. Military As ‘Terrorist’

Radiofarda – Responding to the U.S. move to add the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) to the list of foreign terrorist organizations, the Iranian parliament passed a “double-urgency motion” on Tuesday, April 9, to “strengthen the military force.” Iranian lawmakers in the April 9 parliament session wearing IRGC uniforms to show support for the military after it was listed the …

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Iranians Travel Less As U.S. Dollar Rose Fourfold In One Year

Radiofarda – The representative of a travel trade association in Iran says that because of the fall in the value of the Iranian currency, travel abroad declined 45 percent during Nowruz holidays last month. The official government IRNA news agency quoted Hormatollah Rafiei as saying that both ground and air travel declined as the U.S. dollar rose against the Iranian …

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Hook: IRGC terror label ‘reduces risk of American lives at Soleimani’s hands’

Al-Arabia – US State Department officials said that the recent designation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was designed to reduce the risk to lives of American soldiers or citizens by Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani in the future. “General Soleimani has the blood of Americans on his hands, as does the force that he leads, and this designation that …

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