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Iranian MP appears before court for ‘spreading lies’

Al-monitor – Reformist lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeghi appeared before the special court for culture and media in Tehran to answer questions about his recent comments on possible corruption among senior officials. He has been released after introducing a bondsman to the court, the official IRNA news agency reported. AUTHOR Changiz M. Varzi According to the semi-official Fars News Agency, Sadeghi has …

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Will Total deal pave way for other oil majors’ return to Iran?

Al-monitor — French energy giant Total SA is back in Iran, six years after it was forced to halt its operations due to nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran. Leading a consortium with China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and Petropars, the company signed a heads of agreement with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) worth $4.8 billion to develop phase 11 of …

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Khamenei criticizes Rouhani: We rushed in the nuclear deal

AlArabiya.net -Iran’s supreme leader, Ali Khamenei criticized the opening-up policy pursued by the president, Hassan Rouhani, about the nuclear file stating that: “The west side is not committed to this agreement, while some Iranian officials rushed to sign it.” According to Tasnim news agency; during a meeting with the Iranian Army Navy leaders on Sunday, Khamenei commented on the decision …

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Iran: Two Prisoners Executed on Murder Charges

Iran Human Rights – A prisoner was reportedly hanged in Khomeyn Prison (Markazi province, central Iran) on Wednesday November 23, and another prisoner was reportedly hanged in Lakan, Rasht’s central prison (Gilan province, northern Iran) on Saturday November 26. Both of the prisoners were executed on murder charges. According to close sources, the prisoner in Rasht is Shabaan Ranjbar, who …

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Shocking Montazeri Sentence Reveals a Prosecution Lacking Legal or Moral Legitimacy

Iranhumanrights.org – Ahmad Montazeri Will Appeal “Ugly” Six-Year Prison Sentence The six-year prison sentence handed down to Ahmad Montazeri for publishing an audio tape on the mass execution of political prisoners in the 1980s, by a clerical court whose Lead Prosecutor is one of the officials implicated in the tape, reflects a profound conflict of interest and arbitrary ruling that …

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