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Russia, Turkey, Iran Begin Second Round Of Syria Talks

RFL/RE – Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry says Russia, Turkey, and Iran have begun meeting to discuss mechanisms to monitor the cease-fire they brokered in Syria. The ministry said representatives from the United Nations and Jordan are also expected to attend the sessions in Astana. The meeting represents the second round of talks in the Kazakh capital on the war in Syria. …

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Iran Completes Missile, Radar Exercises

VOA – A top Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander says Tehran conducted missile and radar exercises Saturday. The drills happened a day after the Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Iran for a ballistic missile test it conducted last week. Iranian state TV reported that the country’s Revolutionary Guard air force conducted air defense exercises Saturday, including missile and radar tests …

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Are Executions by Stoning Back in Iran?

Radiozamaneh – A court in Lorestan province of Iran has convicted a man and a woman of adultery and has punished them to execution by stoning. Sadegh Larijani, the Head of Judiciary in Iran Since 2002 Iranian Judiciary has been indecisive about this cruel and inhuman punishment. At one time in 2003 the head of the Judiciary, Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, …

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White House Warns Iran To ‘Think Twice’ Before Testing U.S. Resolve

RFL/RE – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has warned Iran “not to test the resolve” of the Donald Trump administration days after the U.S. imposed new sanctions on the Islamic republic over a ballistic-missile test. Pence made the warning in a February 5 interview amid rising tensions between the two countries. “Iran would do well to look at the calendar …

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U.S., Australia In Spat Over Refugees From Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan

RFL/RE – U.S. President Donald Trump has plunged the United States into a dispute with Australia over the fate of 1,300 refugees primarily from Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. The refugees are among thousands of migrants who, fleeing conflict or poverty, are being held in camps on the Pacific islands of Nairu and Papua New Guinea, where Australia is paying to …

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