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Rift between Iran’s ayatollah and re-elected president widens

Guardian – Hassan Rouhani questions political legitimacy of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after supreme leader embarrassed president at high-profile meeting. The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, walks under a picture of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photograph: Ebrahim Noroozi/APView more sharing options Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent Tensions are mounting between Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president after the latter’s landslide …

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Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince

RFL/RE – Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran — already running high — could worsen with King Salman’s designation of his aggressive and ambitious son, Muhammad bin Salman, as the next ruler, analysts say. The crown prince said last month on Saudi TV that he was not open to trying to improve relations with Tehran, which he accused of trying …

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Iran’s Khamenei Reportedly Ordered Missile Strikes on IS Targets in Syria

VOA – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered weekend missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, Revolutionary Guards said, contradicting a previous report that they were authorized by the country’s security council. The Guards fired six mid-range surface to surface missiles from western Iran into Syria’s Deir al Zour province on Sunday night, the first attack of its …

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110 Death Row Prisoners in Zanjan Prison / 17 in Imminent Danger of Execution

Iran Human Rights -Among the 110 death row prisoners in Zanjan Prison are at least 17 prisoners who have had their death sentences confirmed by Iran’s Supreme Court and sent for implementation Approximately half of the prisoners in Zanjan Prison are held on drug related charges. There are about 2,500 prisoners in Zanjan Prison, and about 110 of them are …

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Iran: Two Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights –  Around the end of May, two prisoners were reportedly hanged on drug related charges – one at Maragheh Prison (East Azerbaijan province) and the other at Minab Prison (Hormozgan province). According to close sources, the execution in Maragheh Prison was carried out on Friday May 26. The prisoner has been identified as Fakhroldin Roshani. Mr. Roshani …

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