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U.S. Says Iran Broke Promise Over Oil Tanker, Urges EU To Condemn Tehran

RFL/RE – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged the European Union to condemn Iran, saying it lied over where oil from the tanker Adrian Darya 1 would be off-loaded. “Oil from the #AdrianDarya1 has been offloaded in Syria, proving that Iran lied to the UK and Gibraltar…EU members should condemn this action, uphold the rule of law, and …

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Appeals Court to Rule on Satirist’s Case Without Hearing His Defense

CHRI – Iran’s Appeals Court, which met last week to review satirist Keyomars Marzban’s appeal against a preliminary court’s harsh sentence against him, is expected to issue a ruling next week without hearing his defense, a source with detailed knowledge of his case told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) on October 9, 2019. In August 2019, Branch 15 of …

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Iran urges Turkey to show restraint as Ankara launches Syria operation

Al-Monitor – Turkey’s military buildup on its border with Syria aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters has fueled worries in Iran, which has remained the key regional ally of President Bashar al-Assad during his country’s eight-year conflict. Addressing a Cabinet meeting Oct. 9, just before Turkey launched a military operation into northern Syria, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Turkey, the “brotherly” country, to exercise “patience” and …

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‘The only game in town’: Progress seen in French initiative for US-Iran talks

Al-Monitor — Even though the Iranian and US presidents did not meet or share a phone call during the UN General Assembly meetings in New York last month, the French say that important progress has been made on a substantive framework for possible talks, and it is largely a matter of sequencing — and overcoming mistrust — to see if the parties can …

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Filmmaker sheds new light on Britain’s role in 1953 Iran coup

france24 – Filmmaker Taghi Amirani calls them the documents that changed the fate of his country, casting light on Britain’s role in organising the overthrow of Iran’s leader six decades ago. His film, “Coup 53”, screened at the London Film Festival last weekend, purports to find fresh evidence that a British spy spearheaded the ousting of popular prime minister Mohammad …

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