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Intelligence Ministry Forces Father of Slain Protester to Repeat Authorities’ Version of Events on State TV

CHRI – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry coerced the father of a dead protester into claiming in front of a camera that his son was killed during an armed confrontation with security forces, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) has learned. The footage was then aired on state TV. “What you saw in that video is a father’s forced confession …

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Why protests won’t change Iran’s foreign policy

Al-Monitor – While the recent unrest in Iran has eased, discussion on its various aspects — including its causes and implications — is still heated and ongoing among domestic as well as foreign analysts and observers. One important part of the debate about the reasons behind the protests is what some refer to as the “foreign policy angle.” The argument …

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Confrontation between Rouhani, hard-line clerics heats up

Al-Monitor – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, a moderate cleric, has entered a new phase in his confrontation with hard-line clergymen over a number of issues after the recent unrest across the country. On Jan. 13, Tehran Friday prayer leader Kazem Sedighi, a hard-liner, reacted to the protests, saying, “The nation’s gathering [against the unrest] turned into a sea and cleaned …

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Why Iran is facing reduced rainfall?

PayvandNews – It is all over the news in Iranian media. Iran is unprecedentedly suffering from low precipitation and experiencing a prolonged drought. Deciding whether the use of the word “unprecedentedly” is scientifically accurate or not is not a job that can be done by the press. It certainly needs extensive, reliable geological and meteorological data to confirm the claims. …

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“IRANOME” project inaugurated in presence of Iran’s Health Minister

PayvandNews – A scientific and technological project dubbed “IRANOME” was opened today in the Rehabilitative and Welfare Sciences University in the presence of Minister of Health Dr. Seyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi and vice president for Scientific and Technological Affairs.

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