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How significant is latest US seizure of illicit Iranian oil shipment?

Al-Monitor — The US Justice Department revealed Friday that it disrupted a multimillion-dollar shipment of crude oil being smuggled to China in violation of US sanctions on Iran.  The case involving the Suez Rajan, which federal authorities confiscated in April and redirected toward the United States, came amid wider tensions with Iran over its nuclear program and detention of American citizens.  The …

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Former British soldier who escaped prison was accused of spying for Iran: Report

Al-Arabia – Daniel Abed Khalife, a former British soldier suspected of terrorism offences who escaped from prison on Wednesday, had been accused of attempting to gather information for Iran, the BBC reported on Thursday. Khalife fled from Wandsworth prison in south London on Wednesday morning, probably by clinging to the bottom of a delivery van. His disappearance triggered a major …

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British Ambassador’s Video About Iran Sparks Reactions

iranintl – A video of UK’s Ambassador to Tehran Simon Shercliff talking about Iran has sparked a social media buzz with Iranians wishing they were enjoying the country as he does. The British Embassy in Iran stirred social media discussions earlier this week when it shared a video interview with the British envoy in which he engaged in a casual and …

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Iranian Protester Killed in Prison Through “Torture,” Ex-Cellmate Says

Iranwire – “They killed him. I swear, they killed him. I don’t mean they physically strangled him with a rope or beat him to death, but during these three months when his sentence was overturned, they killed him by keeping him waiting.” These are the words from a former cellmate of Javad Rouhi, an Iranian man who was detained during …

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NEWS US Court Finds the Islamic Republic Liable for Ex-PM’s Torture in Custody

Iranwire – A US court has found the Islamic Republic of Iran responsible for the torture inflicted on former Deputy Prime Minister Abbas Amirentezam during his almost 40 years of unlawful incarceration and house arrest that ultimately led to his death in 2018. The United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of Amirentezam’s children, ordering …

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