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Biden To Welcome Israeli PM To White House For Talks Expected To Focus On Iran

RFL/RE – U.S. President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett are scheduled to meet on August 26 as both leaders seek to reset the tone of U.S.-Israeli relations.It will be the first White House meeting between Biden and Bennett, a far-right politician who became Israel’s prime minister in June, ending Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year run in the post.Topping the …

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The Supreme Leader Interferes in Cabinet Selections Again

Iranwire – Interference in executive-branch affairs has been an obsession for both Supreme Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. But Ayatollah Khamenei has pulled off an impressive feat in recent years by effectively formalizing and normalizing this activity, bringing greater parts of the state apparatus under his ultimate control. The confirmation of Ebrahim Raisi’s cabinet has sparked fresh unease in the …

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The Islamic Republic’s Intolerance to Christian Converts, Explained

Iranwire – After the Islamic Revolution of 1979 and the establishment of the Islamic Republic, an official campaign of harassment and discrimination of non-Shia Muslims got under way. Article 13 of the Islamic Republic constitution technically safeguarded Christianity as one of three recognized minority religions in Iran. But Muslims who converted to Christianity became targets for sustained ill-treatment by the regime. The government’s position is that …

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Supreme Court turns down Vahid Afkari’s appeal to re-examine his case

Iran-HRM – Supreme Court turns down Vahid Afkari’s appeal to re-examine his case. Branch 38 of the clerical regime’s Supreme Court turned down the appeal by Vahid Afkari for re-examination of his case. Political prisoner Vahid Afkari is imprisoned in Adelabad Prison of Shiraz. His lawyer, Saeed Dehghan, posted a notice saying, “It would have sufficed to just glance through …

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Lawyer Mohammad Najafi Denied Medical Treatment 22 Days After Heart Attack in Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Imprisoned lawyer and human rights defender, Mohammad Najafi, suffered a heart attack on August 1 and has so far been denied medical furlough or treatment outside the prison despite official promises. According to information obtained by Iran Human Rights, Mohammad Najafi, a lawyer and human rights defender suffered a heart attack in Arak Central Prison …

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