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Swedish Resident Facing Death Penalty: I Was Imprisoned For Refusing to Spy For Iran’s Intelligence Ministry

CHRI – Ahmadreza Djajali, an Iranian-born Swedish resident who was sentenced to death by a Revolutionary Court in Tehran in October 2017 for alleged espionage charges, wrote in a letter from Evin Prison that he was imprisoned during a trip to Iran for refusing to spy for Iran’s Intelligence Ministry. The date of the letter, a copy of which was obtained by the …

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Trump undermines Iranian debate on economic role of IRGC

Al-Monitor – The US Treasury Department’s recent move to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) under terrorism authority has put the military organization back in the spotlight. The subsequent tweet by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in which he declared that “all Iranians are IRGC” ready to defend their homeland in response to US pressure, gave rise to spirited debate on social media about the …

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How Iran is winning game of chess in Kirkuk

Al-Monitor — For now, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has pushed the separatist Kurds back and extended the power of the federal government once again to the areas considered disputed under the Iraqi Constitution. The Kurds are beaten. But the key question is how long this equilibrium will last. The Kurds in Kirkuk and other disputed areas are disillusioned with the Kurdish parties, including …

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Iranian leader refuses any negotiation over ballistic missiles

Al-Monitor- Once again, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has emphasized that Tehran will not negotiate with the West over Iran’s ballistic missile program. At a joint graduation, inauguration and epaulet-granting ceremony for cadets of Iran’s Army Academies on Oct. 25, Ayatollah Khamenei refused any negotiation over Iran’s “defense” power. While the US administration has signaled ambivalence about Iran’s implementation of the Joint Comprehensive …

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Iranian football legend Ebrahim Ashtiani dies at age of 71

PayvandNews – Former Iran national football team and Persepolis defender Ebrahim Ashtiani passed away at the age of 71 in Tehran’s Shahid Rajaei Hospital on Tuesday.  He died as a result of a preexisting heart disease.

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