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Trump Administration: Iran Is Complying With Nuclear Deal

VOA — The U.S. government certified again Monday that Iran is complying with the 2015 international deal on its nuclear program, an agreement that President Donald Trump has called “the worst deal ever negotiated.” Under U.S. law, the State Department must notify Congress every 90 days of Iran’s compliance. A senior administration official said that while Iran is technically meeting the …

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Iran: Three More Executions for Drug Charges, Authorities Still Silent

Iran Human Rights –  Three more executions reported in Urmia’s central prison for drug related charges. Iran Human Rights had reported on the executions of two prisoners by the names of Mashallah Siyadnavin and Mohammad Reza Sadeghi According to a report by the human rights news site, Maf News, three prisoners were hanged on drug charges at this prison on Friday …

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Details of US Student’s 10-Year Sentence in Iran Reveal Yet Another Arbitrary Prosecution of a Western National

CHRI—The Iranian judiciary’s sentencing of American academic researcher Xiyue Wang to 10 years in prison on unspecified espionage charges reflects the continued ability of security and intelligence agencies to dictate unlawful and arbitrary judicial prosecutions of Western nationals, the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) said in a statement today. “Over and over again we’re seeing foreigners who were …

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Syrian cease-fire a delicate balance of vastly different goals

Al-monitor – As various international peace initiatives have sought a political solution to the Syrian crisis, the most recent tangible breakthrough came from someplace new. On July 9, the long-awaited meeting between the presidents of Russia and the United States took place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, where the two sides reaffirmed a recently reached cease-fire for southern Syria. Author Hamidreza …

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Arrest of Rouhani’s brother reveals internal power struggle in Iran

Al-monitor – When the arrest of Hossein Fereydoun, President Hassan Rouhani’s brother, was announced July 16 at a live recording for a video channel associated with conservative Fars News, the audience erupted in applause. Conservatives have long sought his arrest, and so it was natural they would be elated by this news. While questions remain about the charges, the arrest sends a political …

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