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Iran Says Extension Of Sanctions Act By U.S. Congress Violates Nuclear Deal

RFL/RE – Iran says the extension of sanctions legislation by the U.S. Congress is “a violation” of the nuclear deal reached between Tehran and world powers last year. “We will report it to Iran’s committee assigned for monitoring the implementation of the deal,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on December 2. “We are ready to firmly protect the nation’s …

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Iran: Further Information: Iranian filmmaker jailed, at risk of flogging: Keywan Karimi

Amnesty – Iranian filmmaker Keywan Karimi was jailed on 23 November after being summoned to start serving his prison sentence. The authorities have told Keywan Karimi they also intend to carry out his flogging sentence of 223 lashes. He is a prisoner of conscience. Please cllick below link to read the report: https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/MDE1352582016ENGLISH.pdf

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German-Iranian Assistant for Berlin Film Festival Barred from Leaving Iran

Iranhumanrights.org – The dual national translator for a prestigious film festival was prevented from boarding a flight to Germany at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport and her passport confiscated as she was leaving the country together with her colleague on November 27. “Nooshafarin Dastoori has been summoned to the Intelligence Ministry to explain some things,” an informed source told the International …

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Iranian media praises OPEC deal as victory over Saudi Arabia

Al-monitor – After seven months of negotiations, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut production in order to boost the price of oil, while exempting Iran, Nigeria and Libya from output cuts. Iranian media hailed the Nov. 30 deal in Vienna as a victory over Saudi Arabia. AUTHOR Changiz M. Varzi It is OPEC’s first supply …

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Should IRGC be worried by latest Iran army promotion?

Al-monitor – Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, shuffled the country’s military leadership on Nov. 19, appointing Brig. Gen. Ahmad Reza Pourdastan deputy commander of the army, or Artesh. Pourdastan had previously led the army’s ground forces. His new appointment is significant in part because Pourdastan is one of the rare senior army commanders who has not been shy about …

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