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Revolutionary Guards Violently Arrest Teachers’ Rights Activist in Front of High School Students

CHRI – 29 Teachers Advocate For Habibi’s Freedom Teacher and trade union activist Mohammad Habibi was beaten and arrested by agents of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in front of his students at Andisheh Technical High School in the city of Shahriar on March 3, 2018.

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No end to Yemen war in sight as Saudi Arabia, Iran lock horns

Al-Monitor – As the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen nears its third year, the war doesn’t seem to be coming to an end anytime soon. The internal strife between Iranian-backed Ansar Allah, more commonly known as the Houthi movement, and the Saudi-supported government of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is no longer at the core of the struggle. Rather, the …

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Iranian media compares Trump to Ahmadinejad amid Tillerson dismissal

Al-Monitor – US President Donald Trump’s sudden firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sparked comparisons in the Iranian media to the behavior of former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. On March 13, immediately after Trump announced the dismissal of Tillerson through his Twitter account, Iranian news outlets covered it extensively while many were reminded of Ahmadinejad’s 2010 firing of …

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As Short-Term Solutions Fail, Iran’s Currency Loses More Value

Radiofarda – The exchange rate for the US dollar against the Iranian currency, tuman, rose to a record high on March 13 as attempts by the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) during recent months to defend the local currency appear to have failed.

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Iranians Celebrated A Pre-Islamic Festival Dancing In the Streets

Radiofarda – Charharshanbe Suri is an Iranian festival that is celebrated on the last Wednesday before Nowruz the Persian New Year. The festival has its roots in the ancient Iranian traditions when the last ten days of the year were dedicated to the feast of all souls called Hamaspathmaedaya.

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