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US allows more Iran exports, training Iranians

PayvandNews – The US Treasury Department has loosened exports of authorized medical devices as well as agricultural goods to Iran as well as the training of Iranian health professionals by Americans. The US Treasury Department says it has amended transactions restrictions on Iran to allow the exports of authorized medical devices and agricultural commodities to the country. A statement by …

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British woman held in Iran told she can keep two-year-old daughter in prison or lose custody

Telegraph – A British mother being held in an Iranian prison has been told she can either keep her two-year-old daughter with her in jail or give up custody. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in April on unspecified “national security charges” as she was travelling back to Britain from Tehran after a trip to visit family. The …

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Why Iran celebrates ‘winning’ Aleppo

Al-Arabia – Earlier this week, Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Moscow in order to discuss Syria’s nearly six-year war. Iranian leaders appeared determined to exclude other regional and global powers from the gathering. This highlights Iran’s intention to direct the Syrian conflict into a direction that precisely meets their geopolitical, strategic and regional hegemonic ambitions. It also shows that …

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Bishkek Supports Iran’s Full Membership In Shanghai Cooperation Organization

RFL/RE  — Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev says his country supports Iran’s full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Atambaev made the statement on December 23 in Bishkek after holding talks with visiting Iranian President Hassan Rohani. SCO member states are China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, while Iran has observer status. Tehran applied for full SCO membership in …

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Syria’s Assad Claims ‘Turning Point’ In War With Takeover Of Aleppo

RFL/RE – The Syrian Army said it has taken complete control of Aleppo after evacuating the last rebel fighters from the battered city on December 22, handing President Bashar al-Assad his most important gain in the nearly six-year civil war. Assad and his forces proclaimed “an important turning point” and credited allies Russia and Iran for helping to make it …

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