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Man Executed in Iran after Extradition from Azerbaijan

Iran Human Rights – A man jailed for 15 years in prisons in the Republic of Azerbaijan was executed at Ardabil Central Prison (northwestern Iran) on November 4, a few months after he was returned to Iran. According to the human rights news agency, HRANA, the man’s name is Nemat Rahman Garmi, and he was returned to Iran in August …

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Iran: Two Prisoners Executed

Iran Human Rights –  A prisoner was reportedly hanged at Dizel Abad Prison (Kermanshah province, western Iran) on Tuesday December 6 on murder charges, and a prisoner was reportedly hanged at Salmas Central Prison (West Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran) on Wednesday December 7 on drug related charges. The human rights news agency, HRANA, has identified the prisoner hanged at Dizel …

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Why OPEC deal is a double-edged sword for Iran

Al-monitor -The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries finally agreed to cut oil production at its Nov. 30 meeting in Vienna. The decision was preceded by months of intense negotiations against the backdrop of dramatically declining oil prices since mid-2014. The talks in Vienna were complemented by intense telephone diplomacy involving Iran and Saudi Arabia as well as major non-OPEC producer …

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Iranian top brass meet to discuss response to US sanctions

Al-monitor – After a week of heavy pressure on the administration of moderate President Hassan Rouhani and senior members of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team, the Council for Monitoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) held a meeting on Dec. 7 to discuss Washington’s recent move to renew the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA). AUTHOR Changiz M. Varzi Tasnim News Agency …

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Britain Pledges To Help Gulf Countries Counter Iran’s ‘Aggressive Actions’

RFL/RE – British Prime Minister Theresa May says she hopes to deepen defense cooperation with Persian Gulf countries to “push back Iran’s aggressive regional actions.” “I want to assure you that I am clear-eyed about the threat that Iran poses to the Gulf and to the wider Middle East,” May told the Gulf Cooperation Council in Bahrain on December 7, …

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