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Iran summons Turkish envoy over comments by president

Al-Arabia – Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on over comments made by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Tayyip Erdogan accusing the Islamic Republic of destabilizing the region. Tehran and Ankara support opposite sides in the conflict in Syria with mostly Shi’ite Iran backing the government of President Bashar Assad while Turkey, which is majority Sunni, has …

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Iran: Nine Prisoners Hanged on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights –  Nine prisoners have reportedly been hanged in Iran on drug related charges. Two Prisoners Executed in Dizel Abad (Kermanshah province, western Iran) According to close sources, two prisoners were hanged on drug related charges on Saturday February 18 at Dizsel Abad Prison. The prisoners have been identified as Mohammad Karim Azizpanah, 43 years of age, sentenced …

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Detained Iranian-Born Swedish Resident Jalali Starts Hunger Strike After Judge Dismisses Lawyers

Iranhumanrights.org – Iranian-born Swedish resident Ahmadreza Jalali, detained in Iran since April 2016, began a second hunger strike in Evin Prison on February 15, 2017 to protest against his lawyers being dismissed by the judge shortly before his trial, the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has learned. Jalali’s wife, Vida Mehran-nia, also told the Campaign that her husband was …

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Tehran Criminal Court Sentences Three Alleged Thieves to Hand Amputations

Iranhumanrights.org – A criminal court in Tehran has sentenced three alleged thieves to hand amputations and other punishments for committing robbery, according to a local newspaper. Farhikhtegan newspaper reported on February 13, 2017 that the sentences also include three years of imprisonment for each of the unnamed defendants and that they must return the property they have been accused of stealing. “The …

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EU, IAEA reaffirm commitment to Iran deal in joint statement

PayvandNews – The European Union (EU) and the United Nations’ nuclear agency have reaffirmed their support for the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and six other countries.  Media outlets reported on Friday that the two sides had communicated the stance in a joint statement a day earlier following the fifth meeting of their senior officials. The deal, officially titled the …

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