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Lukashenka Says Minsk Negotiating With Tehran On Oil Supplies

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country is negotiating with Iran about purchasing oil. Speaking at a session of parliament in Minsk on October 7, Lukashenka said talks with Tehran are under way amid differences with Russia on the importing of oil and gas. “We are holding talks with Iran, which is desperate to find [places] to deliver its oil …

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Iranian reformists send clear support for Rouhani

Al-monitor – In April, when the experienced reformist politician Mostafa Moein said, “I believe Mr. Rouhani needs a very strong think tank” to advise him on all issues, it did not stir up much reaction in the domestic media. However, now that Iran’s presidential election is only seven months away, the setting up of a reformist think tank might be viewed as …

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Is Iran shifting its policy toward Saudi Arabia?

Al-monitor – Saudi rulers’ refusal to offer a simple verbal apology was indicative of their ultimate impudence and shamelessness,” said Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Sept. 5, addressing the families of the 464 Iranian pilgrims who died in the hajj stampede last year. Khamenei went on to criticize Saudi management of the annual pilgrimage, calling on Iranians and other …

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IRGC warns Saudi Arabia’s Navy to keep off Iran waters

PayvandNews – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has issued a stern warning to all military vessels partaking in Saudi Arabia’s ongoing wargames in the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, noting that any act of transgression into Iran’s territorial waters shall be met with an immediate and befitting response. A strongly-worded statement, addressed to …

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Iran Refuses to Release Prisoner of Conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri

PayvandNews – When Iranian officials come to the United Nations, they are usually met with questions about their human rights practices, particularly the arrest of dual nationals. Opinion article by Barbara Slavin (source: VOA) Hoodfar was finally released last week after seven months in prison apparently through the good offices of Oman, which has played a role in freeing dual nationals in the …

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