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Health Official In Iran Says ‘Exciting Slogans’ Will Not Defeat Coronavirus

Radiofarda – The coordinator of anti-coronavirus operations in Iran’s capital says “exciting slogans” are not an answer to the pandemic and “efficient management” should be used to fight the pandemic. As the coronavirus crisis shows no sign of abating in Iran and the situation in the capital is critical, Dr. Alireza Zali says Greater Tehran with a dense population of …

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Execution Of Protesters Sentenced To Death In Iran ‘Not Being Carried Out’

Radiofarda – The Head of the Justice Department of Isfahan Province Mohammad-Reza Habibi on Friday denied that the death sentences passed on five young protesters were to be carried out now. A day earlier Habibi had told Mizan, the Judiciary’s own news agency, that a final verdict in the case had not been issued. The five young men were arrested …

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Iran Says it has Detained Leader of US-Based Opposition Group

VOA – Authorities in Iran say they have arrested a leader of a U.S.-based opposition group for alleged involvement in a 2008 mosque attack in Shiraz that killed 14 people and injured more than 200. The Intelligence Ministry said on August 1 that it had detained Jamshid Sharmahd of the little-known, California-based Kingdom Assembly of Iran group. Sharmahd allegedly heads …

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Inmates in Alarming Conditions in Iran Prisons Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: “we can’t even buy disinfectants”

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Prisoners in many prisons do not have access to disinfectant products and masks. Overcrowding, malnutrition, and the sick and the elderly who are considered high risk to COVID-19, mixed with other prisoners, have all exacerbated the situation. Yet, the authorities continue to lie and cover-up. Iran Human Rights once again calls on the World Health …

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Head of US-based ‘terrorist group’ arrested, says Iran

Al-Arabia – Iran said Saturday it has arrested the head of a US-based “terrorist group” accused of being behind a deadly 2008 bombing in the southern city of Shiraz and of other, abortive attacks. The Tondar group’s “Jamshid Sharmahd, who was leading armed and sabotage operations inside Iran, is now in the powerful hands” of Iran’s security forces, state television …

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