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Iran Environmental Chief Says Babies Dying Of Air Pollution

Radiofarda – The head of the Islamic Republic Department of Environment (DoE) disclosed on Thursday, January 2, that the number of under-one-year-old babies dying of air pollution in Iran is six times more than the one in the neighboring Turkey. Speaking to a gathering in Iran’s second-largest city, Mashhad, northeast Iran, Isa Kalantari admitted that the hazard of air pollution …

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Iran supreme leader vows ‘severe revenge’ for Soleimani killing

Al-Arabia – Iranian Supreme leader Ali Khamenei said the assassination of Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander Qassem Soleimani would double the motivation of the resistance against the United States and Israel,  state television reported.“All Enemies should know that the jihad of resistance will continue with a doubled motivation, and a definite victory awaits the fighters in the holy war,” …

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Avenging Soleimani responsibility of ‘resistance’ worldwide: Hezbollah

Al-Arabia – The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah group called Friday for the death in a US strike of top Iranian commander Major General Qasem Soleimani to be avenged. “Meting out the appropriate punishment to these criminal assassins… will be the responsibility and task of all resistance fighters worldwide,” Hassan Nasrallah said in a statement. “We who stayed by his side …

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U.S. Democratic, Republican Responses Differ To Soleimani Strike

RFL/RE – A senior U.S. Democrat says lawmakers were not informed in advance of the U.S. attack that killed a top Iranian military commander who was traveling in Iraq.Republican legislators meanwhile appeared to rally around the move, welcoming the assassination of Iran’s elite Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani as a blow for the defense of Americans and U.S. territory.Eliot Engel …

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AP Explains: Rising Iran, US Tension After General’s Killing

VOA – The U.S. airstrike that killed a prominent Iranian general in Baghdad raises tensions even higher between Tehran and Washington, after months of trading attacks and threats across the wider Middle East.  How Iran will respond remains in question as well, though its supreme leader warned that a “harsh retaliation is waiting” for those who killed Revolutionary Guard Maj. …

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