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Trump set to oppose Boeing deal with Iran Air: Report

PayvandNews – Officials at the Trump administration are using a case against an Iranian airliner to thwart a multibillion-dollar deal between Boeing and flag carrier Iran Air for the sale of new passenger planes, US reports say. The push comes as President Donald Trump is considering whether to grant licenses to Boeing to sell 80 planes to Iran Air under …

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The conductor smashing Iranian taboos over women, and music

Guardian – In her 38-year career, which is as long as the history of the Islamic republic, Iran’s first and only female conductor had led as many public performances as the number of fingers that hold her baton. Last month, however, Nezhat Amiri conducted a 71-member orchestra performing at Tehran’s most prestigious concert hall – a remarkable milestone in a …

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US turns focus to Asia over Iran trade after milking European banks

PayvandNews – US authorities say they are turning their focus to Asia to strangle financial transactions with Iran after closing off money flows through European banks. The shift underscores the current US administration’s disdain for a landmark nuclear deal which should have paved the way for Iran’s reconnection to the international banking system. Bloomberg ✔ @business Iran has found a …

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US Cracks Down on 4 Companies For Providing Aircraft Parts To Iran’s Mahan Air

RFL/RE – The US has suspended the export licenses of a Turkish company and three of its subsidiary firms for exporting US-made aircraft parts to an Iranian Airline. CBS News reported on Monday that the US took the measure in early February, but the media missed the story. The report quoted US deputy-secretary of commerce Mira Ricardel as having said …

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“Iran Will Level Tel Aviv To the Ground,” Says Top Iran Official

RFL/RE – Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, Mohsen Rezai has said on February 20 that “Iran will level Tel Aviv to the ground if Israel takes any measure [against Iran].” He was speaking at an official Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) ceremony. The statement by Rezai, a former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), was made as a …

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