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Common sense lost in Iranian race for ultimate selfie

Al-monitor — Taking pictures with celebrities is gaining popularity in Iran. For fans of the selfie, it makes no difference what the person they’re posing next to is actually famous for: whether artists, athletes, actors or even politicians, those with a big name are caught up in the trend. For those on a hunt for selfies, the only thing that …

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Revolutionary Guard faces new foe in Iran’s opening economy

AP — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard faces a new enemy: the gradual opening of the country’s economy after the nuclear deal with world powers. Though better known for its hard-line fervor as an elite force created to defend Iran’s cleric-led system, the Guard holds vast business interests both public and hidden across the Islamic Republic. In times of international sanctions, the …

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Iranian reformist diplomat: Iran will reap what it sows

Al-Arabia – A reformist diplomat and former director of Western Asian affairs in the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Mir Mahmoud Mousavi, warned about the consequences of the massacres committed and perpetrated by Iran and its militias in Syria. Mousavi, who is the former Iranian ambassador to India and Pakistan, said that “the killing of 300 thousand people and the displacement of …

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Obama Lets Iran Sanctions Renew Without His Signature

VOA – In an unexpected reversal, President Barack Obama declined to sign a renewal of sanctions against Iran but let it become law anyway, in an apparent bid to alleviate Tehran’s concerns that the U.S. is backsliding on the nuclear deal. Although the White House had said that Obama was expected to sign the 10-year-renewal, the midnight deadline came and …

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Imprisoned Azeri Rights Activist Loses 44 Pounds 50 Days Into Hunger Strike

Iranhumanrights.org – Imprisoned Azeri civil rights activist Morteza Moradpour has lost 44 pounds  and is suffering from severe kidney pain 50 days into a hunger strike that he has vowed to continue until he is granted parole, his brother told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. “His kidneys are in very bad shape and are getting worse every …

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