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How the cash payments story played out in Iran

Al-monitor – Recent revelations that the Barack Obama administration paid Iran $1.7 billion in cash just as four American-Iranians were released in January have caused a Republican furor in Washington. In Tehran, by contrast, all political factions seem to agree that the settlement over a decades-old unfulfilled arms deal was a great deal — for Iran. AUTHOR Arash Karami Iranian …

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Does Iranian law green light encounters with US warships?

Al-monitor — Tensions appear to be mounting again in the Strait of Hormuz, as seen in a video released by the US military Aug. 23. The footage shows four patrol boats operated by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) approaching a US destroyer in the narrow waterway. US military officials say two of the patrol boats came within 300 yards …

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The conservation of Darugheh House in the city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran was among the 13 winning projects of UNESCO 2016 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

PayvandNews – The conservation of Darugheh House in the city of Mashhad in northeastern Iran was among the 13 winning projects of UNESCO 2016 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. Darugheh House in Mashhad, Iran A total of 13 winning projects from six countries – Australia, China, India, Iran, Japan and Pakistan – have been recognized in this year’s Heritage …

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Iran Urges Muslims To ‘Punish’ Saudis Over 2,400 Hajj Deaths In 2015

RFL/RE – Iran’s president has called on the Muslim world to “punish” Saudi Arabia for a stampede during the hajj last year that killed more than 2,400 people, while Iran’s supreme leader called for an international investigation of the incident. The comments from President Hassan Rohani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on September 7 were the latest salvos in …

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100 Prominent Iranians Ask UN to Declare 1988 Massacre “Crime Against Humanity”

Iranhumanrights.org – In a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Council and the International Criminal Court, one hundred Iranians living outside Iran, including several prominent civil, academic, and human rights figures, have asked for the recognition of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s prison massacre of 1988 as a crime against humanity. According to the authors of this letter, “the …

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