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Iran Sees No Arms-buying Spree as It Expects UN Embargo to End

VOA – Iran said it was self-reliant in its defense and had no need to go on a weapons-buying spree as a United Nations conventional arms embargo was set to expire Sunday despite strong U.S. opposition. “Iran’s defense doctrine is premised on strong reliance on its people and indigenous capabilities. … Unconventional arms, weapons of mass destruction and a buying …

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Alarming Conditions of Political Prisoners in Southwest Iran Prison

Iran-HRM – Reports from Iran’s Sheyban Prison indicate that the condition of political prisoners is alarming. This is while that the number of inmates contracting Covid-19 in the prison has jumped up in recent months due to the increase in the number of prisoners in this facility.Prisoners’ access to food is extremely difficult, and the prison store, which is the only food …

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Coronavirus: Iran’s COVID-19 death toll exceeds 30,000

Al-Arabia – Iran has announced that its death toll from the coronavirus has passed the milestone of 30,000 killed.Read the latest updates in our dedicated coronavirus section.The announcement Saturday by Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari saw Iran put its total death toll from the outbreak at 30,123 killed, with a total of 526,490 confirmed cases. Iran has been struggling with …

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U.S. Only Country to Hold Iran’s Mullahs Accountable

gatestoneinstitute.org – Elliott Abrams, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela, pointed out during a hearing at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that “The U.S. is committed to holding accountable those who deny freedom and justice to people of Iran and later today the United States will announce sanctions on several Iranian officials and entities including the judge who …

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Iran’s missiles need to be addressed to curb Tehran’s ambitions in region: Study

Al-Arabia – The UN arms embargo on Iran is set to expire Sunday despite US efforts to extend it, giving the regime the freedom to purchase military equipment. This will compound the danger its current missile program already poses in the Middle East. The embargo is due to expire on October 18, as agreed under the 2015 nuclear deal among …

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