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Iran Executes Bahman Varmaziyar Despite Extensive Criticism

Iran-HRM – Iran on Wednesday hanged Bahman Varmaziyar, sentenced to death for armed robbery, in Hamedan Prison, state media reported. The ruling was supposed to be carried out yesterday, but according to the Provincial Prosecutor Kamran Hamzeh, was temporarily suspended due to a “judicial problem.” Bahman Varmaziyar was a hairdresser and sports club trainer in Hamedan who, on March 31, …

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Turkey’s rapprochement with Iran, tactical or strategic?

Al-Arabia – At a time when relations between the traditional rivals of the US and Russia do not seem well with so many complicated files including the Syrian cause, Turkish President Recep Teyyip Erdogan has been trying to walk on the Russian and American tight ropes, in an attempt to achieve Ankara’s interests.

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Iranian Environmental Official Hated by Conservatives ‘Escapes’ Iran

VOA – A senior Iranian environmental official whose activism and Western connections drew strong criticism from conservatives has revealed that he has left his post and departed the country.

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Iranians: Surge in Foreign Drug Prices Causing Hardship

VOA – Iranians say prices of foreign pharmaceuticals have surged in recent weeks because of the strengthening U.S. dollar, causing hardship for the sick and inciting anger toward people seen as profiting from the situation. In Tuesday’s edition of VOA Persian’s Straight Talk call-in show, callers from inside Iran accused the government of failing to deal with the problem. The …

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Growing Demands For Apology From Iranian State TV Over Discriminatory Kids Show

CHRI – At Least 100 People Remain Detained After March 2018 Protests Lawmakers in Iran’s mostly Arab-populated Khuzestan Province have demanded a meeting with the head of the state-run Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) organization and its board of supervisors “regarding insults against Iran’s honorable ethnic peoples, namely the honorable Arabs of Khuzestan.”

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