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Iran’s Major Naval Exercise, Missile Tests a ‘Standard Practice’

VOA – Iran has wrapped up a large-scale naval exercise involving missile tests at a time of heightened tension with the United States. The U.S. downplayed the Iranian maneuvers as a “standard practice.” Iranian state media said the navy drill that ended Tuesday spanned 2 million square kilometers of the Arabian Sea, extending to the entrances of the Persian Gulf …

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Former Political Prisoner Arrested by “Unidentified Agents” Without a Warrant

Iranhumanrights.org – Former political prisoner Majid Asadi was arrested at his home in Karaj, west of Tehran, and taken to Evin Prison on February 21, 2017 by “unidentified agents who did not show a warrant,” an informed source told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Asadi contacted his family on February 23 from Evin Prison by phone, but did …

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Iranian-Kurdish Activist Lured to Government Office and Arrested by Intelligence Ministry

Iranhumanrights.org – Farzaneh Jalali, an Iranian-Kurdish civil rights activist, has been held at an Intelligence Ministry detention center in the city of Kermanshah in northwestern Iran since being arrested on February 23, 2017, she told her family in a phone call. The ministry’s agents arrested Jalali without a warrant while she was on her way to the Property Registration Office …

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Iran’s priciest export at risk

Al-monitor – With Iran to its south and Russia to its north and west, the Caspian Sea is not only rich in oil and natural gas reserves, but it is also the world’s primary and largest habitat for the beluga, the most famous of the caviar sturgeons, as well as four other sturgeon species. This ancient fish, often described as …

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Did Iran’s foreign minister write to Tillerson?

Al-monitor – Iranian hard-line member of parliament Javad Karimi Ghoddousi is one of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s staunch enemies. Ghoddousi has repeatedly brought up issues against the foreign minister, and he recently published Zarif’s confidential talks with parliament members in the media. AUTHOR Rohollah Faghihi Now, Ghoddousi has claimed that Zarif has written a letter to US Secretary of …

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