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Despite Minor Reforms, the Iranian Penal Code is Still Failing Children

HRW – Yesterday, Tehran’s prosecutor, Mahmood Jafari Dolat Abadi, announced that death sentences previously issued against six child offenders had been reversed, in line with the country’s amended penal code. But he failed to mention that in January alone, two young men arrested as children were executed, according to human rights groups, and at least 49 more child offenders remain in imminent danger of …

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Iran allowing Syria-bound Russian planes to use airspace – report

channelnewsasia –  Iran has again allowed Russian planes to use its airspace during recent operations in Syria, a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying on Saturday. In August, Russian aircraft for the first time used an Iranian air base to conduct strikes in Syria. The Russian military said its fighters had completed their tasks, but left open the …

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Iraq Prime Minister Pledges To Refrain From Regional Conflicts

RFL/RE – Iraq won’t take part in any regional or international conflicts, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi pledged on February 11. The comment came after Abadi spoke by telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump. “Iraq is very keen to preserve its national interests and does not wish to be part of any regional or international conflict which would lead to disasters …

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Iranian official: Our revolution has gone beyond the Mediterranean

Al-Arabia – Iran’s Islamic revolution is now beyond the geographical borders of the Republic, spokesman for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), Brigadier General Ramadan Sharif said, adding that the revolution’s ideology has now been exported to beyond the Mediterranean Sea. On the sidelines of the 38th anniversary of the Iranian revolution, Sharif’s comments were echoed by the Deputy Commander of …

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Will Donald Trump order a ‘brand new’ travel ban?

Al-Arabia – US President Donald Trump is considering issuing a new executive order banning citizens of certain countries traveling to the United States after his initial attempt to clamp down on immigration and refugees snarled to a halt amid political and judicial chaos. Trump announced the possibility of a “brand new order” that could be issued as soon as Monday …

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