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Israel Loses Secretive Oil Pipeline Case To Iran, Ordered To Pay $1.1 Billion Plus Interest

Forbes – The Swiss Federal Tribunal, Switzerland’s highest court, ordered Israel to pay $1.1 billion plus interest to Iran in a decades old dispute over a secretive oil pipeline predating Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution. The verdict was dated June 27, while media broke the story late last week. Until the Islamic revolution and the fall of the Pahlavi dynasty in …

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Charges against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Iran are ‘absurd’

BBC – The husband of a British mother detained in Iran has said the idea she could be involved in trying to overthrow the regime is “absurd”. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 37, is due on trial on as yet unspecified charges after being arrested in April. Speaking to the BBC on the couple’s seventh wedding anniversary, Richard Ratcliffe, from north London, said …

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Despite Authorities’ Denial, HRANA Confirms the Executions in Uremia Prison

HRANA News Agency – Although the families of 7 prisoners including Mohammad Abdollahi’s family had been summonedto Uremia Prison for the last visit and on August 9 the names of 5 executed prisoners were read for the families in front of the prison and at least 4 corpses were delivered to the families, the Head of Prisons Office in West Azerbaijan province …

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Properties of Executed Sunni Prisoners Treated as “War Booty

HRANA News Agency – The head of Rajai Shahr prison has allowed criminal prisoners to “loot” the personal properties of executed Sunni prisoners. In response to several survivals’ protests, the prison officials said “These are the remnants of those executed as ‘war booty’ and we are free to decide about them.” However, according to the law, the belongings of the …

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Weightlifter Sohrab Moradi wins second gold medal for Iran at Rio 2016

PayvandNews – Iran’s weightlifter Sohrab Moradi has lifted a total of 403 kilograms at the 94-kilogram category of Rio 2016 Olympics Games, and won the second gold medal for the Iranian squad at the world’s biggest sporting event on August 14, 2016. Iran’s weightlifter Sohrab Moradi On Friday, Iran won its first gold in the games as weightlifter Kianoush Rostami …

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