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Iranian Political Prisoners Suffer through Hunger Strikes for Minimum Rights

PayvandNews – Iranian political prisoner Arash Sadeghi ended his 72-days hunger strike after his wife Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee was given furlough from prison on $150,000 bail. Ali Shariati, Saeed Shirzad and several other prisoners still remain on hunger strike. Arash Sadeghi on 7 Jan 2107 at hospital (left) Arash Sadeghi was taken to hospital on 7 jan 2017 on a …

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Former Iranian President Rafsanjani Dies

BBC – Iran’s ex-President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a dominant figure in the country’s politics since the 1980s, has died at the age of 82, media say. Mr Rafsanjani had suffered a heart attack, the reports said. He served as president from 1989 to 1997 but lost to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he ran again in 2005. Although Mr Rafsanjani was …

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Iran Accepts First Airbus Passenger Jet

RFL/RE – Iran has accepted its first new Airbus passenger jet, and the A321 aircraft is expected to be delivered within a few days. A spokesman for the European aviation firm said on January 8 that the “technical acceptance” has been completed, marking a key moment in Iran’s opening up following the lifting of most international sanctions. Iran has ordered …

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Pollution in Tehran hits dangerous levels

Al-Arabia – Pollution in Tehran has hit a dangerous level on the Air Quality Index, with airborne particles considered “unhealthy” for the general public. Kindergartens and primary schools in the Iranian capital were ordered to stay closed Sunday, according the state run television. Every year, Tehran suffers some of the worst pollution in the world when cool temperatures cause an …

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Three Prisoners Executed – 2 for Moharebeh 1 for Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights – Three prisoners were reportedly executed at Rajai Shahr Prison on Wednesday January 4. According to confirmed sources, two of the prisoners were executed on Moharebeh charges (enmity against God) and the other prisoner was executed on drug related charges. According to the human rights news agency, HRANA, the two prisoners hanged on Moharebeh charges were accused …

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