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Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Dies Causing Anxiety for the Reformists

Radiozmaneh – A pivotal politician in Iran’s internal struggles for reform and the former president of the country, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dies in Tajrish hospital after a heart attack. Hashemi was 82 years old. His brother, Mohammad Hashemi confirmed the news adding that at 18:30 on 8 Jan 2017, Hashemi suffered a heart attack and was taken to the hospital. …

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Iranian Political Prisoners Suffer through Hunger Strikes for Minimum Rights

PayvandNews – Iranian political prisoner Arash Sadeghi ended his 72-days hunger strike after his wife Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was given furlough from prison on $150,000 bail. Ali Shariati, Saeed Shirzad and several other prisoners still remain on hunger strike. Arash Sadeghi on 7 Jan 2107 at hospital (left) Arash Sadeghi was taken to hospital on 7 jan 2017 on a …

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Former Iranian President Rafsanjani Dies

BBC – Iran’s ex-President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a dominant figure in the country’s politics since the 1980s, has died at the age of 82, media say. Mr Rafsanjani had suffered a heart attack, the reports said. He served as president from 1989 to 1997 but lost to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he ran again in 2005. Although Mr Rafsanjani was …

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Iran Accepts First Airbus Passenger Jet

RFL/RE – Iran has accepted its first new Airbus passenger jet, and the A321 aircraft is expected to be delivered within a few days. A spokesman for the European aviation firm said on January 8 that the “technical acceptance” has been completed, marking a key moment in Iran’s opening up following the lifting of most international sanctions. Iran has ordered …

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Pollution in Tehran hits dangerous levels

Al-Arabia – Pollution in Tehran has hit a dangerous level on the Air Quality Index, with airborne particles considered “unhealthy” for the general public. Kindergartens and primary schools in the Iranian capital were ordered to stay closed Sunday, according the state run television. Every year, Tehran suffers some of the worst pollution in the world when cool temperatures cause an …

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