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Officials: Pakistan Air Force Shoots Down Iranian Drone

RFL/RE – Pakistani officials say an air force jet has shot down an unmanned Iranian drone that was “deep inside the Pakistani airspace.” Pakistani media quoted two unnamed officials on June 20 as saying the unmanned aircraft was shot down in the Panjgur district of southwestern Balochistan Province over the weekend. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they …

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Elite Iranian Corps Likely Flew Drone That US Downed, Officials Tell VOA

VOA – U.S. officials told VOA they were close to confirming that the Iranian-made drone shot down by an American fighter jet early Tuesday was being operated by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, multiple U.S. sources told VOA that the drone was being operated from an IRGC ground control station inside Syria. The station …

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Beyond the Ban: Exhibition Spotlights Major Iranian-American Artists

CHRI – Works by prominent Iranian-American artists were showcased to a packed house on June 14, the opening night of the “Beyond the Ban” art exhibition, a collaboration between the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) and the Susan Eley Fine Art gallery in New York City.

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Iranian hard-liners use Tehran attacks to snipe at Rouhani

Al-monitor – In the aftermath of the June 7 terrorist attacks in Tehran claimed by the Islamic State (IS), Iranian Reformists and moderates have sought to overcome the heightened factional divisions lingering from the recent presidential elections. Indeed, Abdollah Ramezanzadeh, Mohammad Ali Abtahi, Mohammad Reza Aref and Mostafa Tajzadeh among many other Reformist politicians have called for national unity. In contrast, conservative and hard-line politicians have not missed …

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Iranian Reformists lash out over Tillerson’s hints at regime change

Al-monitor – On June 14, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke of support for a “peaceful transition of government” in Iran, a controversial statement interpreted in Tehran as meaning that US policy is reverting to regime change. AUTHOR Rohollah Faghihi Prominent Reformist figures, including those who have been imprisoned, protested the apparent new policy of the US government toward Iran. In a …

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