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Family of Late Iranian President Rafsanjani Banned From Traveling Abroad

Four family members of the late Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani have been banned from traveling abroad by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), while one member is facing a “fabricated case” against her, an informed source told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). In addition to being banned from international travel, Rafsanjani’s daughter, former member of Parliament Faezeh Hashemi, is …

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Former MP: Don’t Underestimate the New Restrictions on Reformist Ex-President Khatami

CHRI – The increasingly restrictive judicial bans issued against reformist leader Mohammad Khatami could morph into something much bigger and enflame the current political climate, an ally of the former president told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). “What we have at the moment is only this order from the prosecutor, but we should not underestimate what could happen …

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“Suspended” Zoroastrian Member of Yazd City Council Facing Uncertain Future

CHRI – The head councilman of the city of Yazd, in southeastern Iran, has refused to carry out a court order suspending the membership of a fellow councilman who is a member of the minority Zoroastrian faith. “In my mind and in my religion, I know this ruling is not consistent with religion, freedom or logic,” said chief councilman Gholamali Sefid …

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Trump’s Strategy For Toughening Iran Deal Faces Uncertain Future In Congress

RFL/RE – U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for legislation aimed at toughening the Iran nuclear deal faces an uncertain future in Congress even as leading Republican senators stepped forward to champion the cause.

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US military setting new plans for Iran

Al-Arabia – The US military said on Friday it was identifying new areas where it could work with allies to put pressure on Iran in support of President Donald Trump’s new strategy, which promises a far more confrontational approach to Tehran.

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