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At UN, US accuses Iran of flouting resolution

Al-Arabia – The United States on Thursday accused Iran of “repeatedly and deliberately” violating a UN resolution that endorsed the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and said the Security Council had failed to respond. US Ambassador Nikki Haley pointed to “repeated ballistic missile launches, proven arms smuggling”, purchases of missile technology and a violations of a travel ban on Iranian military officials …

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Source close to Khamenei claims Baghdadi ‘has definitely died’

AL-Arabia – Iran’s news agency (IRNA) has quoted a representative of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying on Thursday that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ISIS leader, has been killed. Ali Shirazi, representative to the Quds Forces, told Reuters that “Baghdadi has definitely died,” without getting into the details. A spokesman for the International Coalition against ISIS said that they do not …

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IAEA: Iran Complying with Nuclear Deal

VOA — The United Nations said Thursday that Tehran is in compliance with its obligations under an international nuclear deal, but U.S. envoy Nikki Haley disputed that. “Today’s meeting of the Security Council on the implementation of resolution 2231 is taking place against a backdrop of steady implementation, cooperation and progress,” U.N. political chief Jeffrey Feltman said in his semi-annual briefing …

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Thirteen People Arrested Amid Arab Ethnic Rights Protests in Iran’s Khuzestan Province

CHRI – Thirteen people, including Arab ethnic rights activists and poets, were arrested in Ahwaz, the capital of Iran’s Khuzestan Province, on June 25, 2017, local activist Karim Dahimi told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI). The next day an annual demonstration for Arab ethnic rights in Iran on June 26 was blocked by security forces, said Dahimi, who …

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Officials Warn Strict Punishment for Iranian Women Caught Wearing “Bad Hijabs” as Summer Heat Begins

CHRI – Women caught with “bad hijabs” in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran, will face criminal prosecution and their vehicles will be impounded, warned a local prosecutor on June 27, 2017. Iran’s “anti-vice” squads, also referred to as the “morality police,” are particularly busy in the hot summer months when Iranian women wear lighter clothing and are less observant of the mandatory …

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