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Mother Of Iranian Protester Killed In 2009 Crackdown Said Sentenced To Prison

RFL/RE – A court in Iran has sentenced the mother of a protester killed in a government crackdown in 2009 to a year in prison after convicting her on charges that include spreading “propaganda against the establishment,” people close to her say. Shahnaz Akmali has also been barred from posting on social media and banned from leaving Iran, people who are …

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UN Nuclear Inspection Chief To Visit Iran This Weekend

RFL/RE – UN nuclear chief Yukiya Amano will meet with Iranian officials this weekend to discuss Tehran’s implementation of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, the International Atomic Energy Agency has said. Also to be discussed in Amano’s meetings on October 29 will be the agency’s work verifying Iran’s compliance with curbs on its nuclear activities that the deal requires …

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US House passes sanctions on Iran-backed Hezbollah

Al-Arabia – The US House of Representatives on Wednesday backed new sanctions on Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah militia, part of an effort to take a tough line against Tehran without immediately moving to undermine an international nuclear agreement. Three Hezbollah-related measures passed by voice vote, without opposition. The House will vote on Thursday on another bill, to impose additional sanctions on Iran …

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Top US Security Official: Iran Threatens Regional Stability

VOA – U.S. President Donald Trump says Islamic State in the Middle East is being defeated and the militants are moving to parts of Africa and other places. But a top U.S. security official says the departure of Islamic State does not spell the end of terrorism in the region. In an interview with Alhurra television this week, National Security Advisor …

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Iran: Approval of the New Anti-Narcotic Bill By the Guardian Council; Promising but Insufficient

Iran Human Rights –Approval of the Bill for the Amendment to the Drug Law in Iran; Promising but Insufficient The bill that restricts the execution of those sentenced to death for petty drug offenses, which was approved last Wednesday, is a potentially a significant in decreasing the number of executions in Iran. However, it still doesn’t fully conform to what …

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