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Four Prisoners Executed in Northern Iran

Iran Human Rights –  A prisoner sentenced to death for murder was reportedly executed at Urmia Prison while two prisoners in Shahroud and one prisoner in Gorgan prisons were reportedly executed on drug related charges. According to reports by the unofficial news agency, HRANA, early morning on Monday September 26, a prisoner was hanged at Darya, Urmia’s central prison (West …

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Baha’i Student Expelled and Banned from University for His Faith

Iranhumanrights.org – Iranian authorities have ignored requests to reinstate a student expelled from a university because of his faith. Nineteen-year-old Faraz Karin-Kani Sisan was expelled from Ghiyaseddin Jamshid Kashani Institute for Higher Education (GJKI) in Abyek, Alborz Province, 62 miles northwest of Tehran, after completing his second term in development studies. “In the national university entrance exam form they ask …

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Is Iran’s Rouhani about to ditch his long-time patron?

Al-monitor — Before being elected president of Iran in June 2013, Hassan Rouhani was known as a close friend and constant companion of Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Rouhani’s management of the initial round of nuclear negotiations with the West — the failed engagement with Britain, France and Germany over 2003-2005 — earned him the nickname “the …

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Saudis, Iran Dash Hopes for OPEC Oil Deal in Algeria

VOA —Saudi Arabia and Iran on Tuesday dashed hopes that OPEC oil producers could clinch an output-limiting deal in Algeria this week as sources within the exporter group said the differences between the kingdom and Tehran remained too wide. “This is a consultative meeting… We will consult with everyone else, we will hear the views, we will hear the secretariat …

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Ahmadinejad Confirms He Won’t Seek Reelection

RFL/RE – Former Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad says he will not seek reelection in the country’s 2017 presidential vote, one day after media reported that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had told him not to run. Ahmadinejad made the announcement in a letter to Khamenei that was published by Iranian media on September 27. In the letter, he confirms that …

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