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World Powers Warn Iran, Saudi Arabia Not To Meddle In Lebanon

RFL/RE – World powers are pushing Saudi Arabia and Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon’s politics while urging Iranian ally Hizballah to rein in its military activities in neighboring states.

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Arabs agitate in Ahwaz after seizure of farm lands

Al-Arabia – Thousands of Arab citizens demonstrated, on Friday, in the streets of the city of Ahwaz, the center of the Arabistan province, protesting against the confiscation of lands of Arab farmers.

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Iran: Imprisoned Foreign Student Threatened

HRW – US Citizen Arrested for Historical Research Serving 10-Year Term

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Iran’s Culture Minister Says He’s Trying to “Transform” Conservative Clerics’ Views on Music

CHRI – Before musicians can perform concerts in Iran without the threat of the authorities suddenly canceling them, someone has to convince conservative Shia Muslim clerics that music is not un-Islamic.

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Iran’s Student Movement Faces Roadblocks Under Rouhani Despite Election Campaign Promises

CHRI – Protests were held at several Iranian universities on December 7, 2017, on the occasion of Student Day. One activist told the Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) that President Hassan Rouhani has failed to uphold his election campaign promise to end the securitization of university campuses.

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