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Obama warns Trump not to scrap Iran nuclear deal

Al-Arabia – US President Barack Obama on Monday marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasizing its “significant and concrete results” and warning against undoing a pact supported by the world’s major powers. In language that seemed clearly directed at incoming president Donald Trump, who is set to take office on Friday, Obama said “the United …

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Iran arrests corruption fugitive, Alireza Monfared, after international manhunt

Al-Arabia – An Iranian man accused of helping to embezzle billions of dollars while the country evaded international oil sanctions has been arrested after a lengthy international manhunt, media reported Monday. Alireza Zibahalat Monfared, 43, is accused of involvement in Iran’s biggest-ever corruption scandal, working alongside tycoon Babak Zanjani who was sentenced to death last year for pocketing $2.8 billion …

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Iran executes a juvenile offender

Radiozamaneh – Two young prisoners were executed for committing murder in Iran, one of them a juvenile offender who had carries out the crime when he was 16 years old. On 17 Jan 2017, Arman Bahreasemani was hanged along with ShamsAllah R in the city of Kerman, Iran. The two young men were found guilty of murder of Arman’s cousin …

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UN calls on Iran to stop juvenile execution and impose a moratorium on the death penalty

IRAN HUMAN RIGHTS –  In a statement released today, the spokesperson for UN High Commissioner for the Human Rights (OHCHR) called on the Iranian authorities to stop execution of the juvenile offender Sajjad Sanjari who is reportedly in imminent danger of execution and to institute a moratorium on the use of the death penalty in Iran. According to the reports …

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Northwestern Iran: Prisoner Hanged in Public

Iran Human Rights –  A prisoner was hanged in the village of Bektash near Miandoab (northwestern Iran), reported official Iranian news agencies. The public hanging was carried out on the morning of Monday January 16. The man, who was not identified by name, was convicted of murdering five members of a family in summer 2016. According to the Prosecutor of Miandoab, …

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