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Rise of new Saudi crown prince stirs serious concerns in Iran

Al-monitor – The recent changes in Saudi leadership were not a surprise to Iran. “We all knew this was coming. It was only a matter of time,” a senior Iranian official told Al-Monitor on condition of anonymity. AUTHOR Ali Hashem In fact, last October, long before the appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince, Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani told a gathering in …

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Iran ready to work with Interpol over 1994 Argentina bombing

Al-monitor – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said his government is ready to work with Interpol to resolve a dispute over a 1994 bombing in Argentina that targeted a Jewish center for which Iran was blamed. AUTHOR Arash Karami According to Iranian media, Jurgen Stock, the secretary-general of Interpol, met with Araghchi in Tehran July 10 to discuss cooperation and …

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White House Seeks Changes In Senate’s Russian/Iranian Sanctions Bill

RFL/RE – The White House is seeking to change a Senate bill imposing tough new sanctions on Russia so it doesn’t constrain the president’s authority to impose or waive sanctions, a top White House official said on July 10. The bill to impose new sanctions on Russia for allegedly meddling in the U.S. election and other matters passed the Senate overwhelmingly …

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Iran Air appoints first female CEO

PayvandNews – For the first time, a female board member of Iran Air – the Iranian flag carrier – has been appointed as the airline’s chief executive officer.  Farzaneh Sharafbafi will replace the current CEO Farhad Parvaresh. Farzaneh Sharafbafi Sharafbafi, the current director general of Iran Air’s research department, will be the first-ever woman to head the national flag carrier, Fars reported. She …

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Iranian women spark debate by defying hijab rule in cars

Guardian – Judiciary and police insist a car interior is public space but more women are defying authorities by driving with ‘bad hijab’ Iranian women during celebrations in Tehran after Iran struck a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015. Photograph: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty ImagesView more sharing options Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent Tuesday 11 July 2017 06.00 BSTLast modified on Tuesday 11 July 2017 07.57 BST …

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