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British-Iranian Aid Worker Returned To Tehran Prison After Three-Day Release

rferl.org – British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was returned to prison in Tehran after a request to extend her three-day temporary release was rejected by Iranian authorities, her husband says.

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Iranian Defense Minister In Syria To Discuss Cooperation

rferl.org – Iran’s Defense Minister Amir Hatami has arrived in Syria on a two-day visit aimed at further developing bilateral cooperation, Iranian media report.

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Iran Lawmakers Sack Economy Minister In Another Blow To President Rohani

rferl.org – The Iranian parliament has voted to remove the minister of economic affairs and finance from office, amid mounting discontentment toward President Hassan Rohani’s government over a deterioration in the country’s economic situation.

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RSF Criticizes Harsh Sentences For Staff Of Gonabadi Dervishes Website

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the “extremely harsh” sentences that a Tehran Revolution Court gave last week to six staffers of the Majzooban-i Noor (Enchanted By Light) website.

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Journalist Recounts “Inhumane” Living Conditions at Iran’s Great Tehran Penitentiary

iranhumanrights – An Iranian journalist who was detained at Iran’s Great Tehran Penitentiary (GTP) has written about the jail’s “inhumane” conditions, stating in a Facebook post that day to day life there is “beyond the limits of human tolerance.”

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