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Iran’s Rowhani heads for Venezuela, Cuba

alarabiya – Iranian President Hassan Rowhani set off Friday for a tour of Venezuela and Cuba before heading to New York for next week’s UN General Assembly, official media reported. Rowhani will take part in a summit of Non-Aligned Movement countries and hold separate talks with Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro, the IRNA news agency said. The 120-nation group was founded more …

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Enigmatic Iran General Vows to Stay a Soldier Amid Election Talk

Bloomberg – Top Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani said he hopes to remain a soldier “until the end” of his life, in remarks that follow weeks of media speculation he might contest presidential elections in May. “I am a soldier of Velayat and the Islamic Republic regime and the brave population, which I value more than my own life,” Soleimani …

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Can Rouhani reel in the IRGC’s financial empire?

Al-monitor  – For months, Iran’s hardliners have used the term “JCPOA” — the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action — to undermine the credibility of President Hassan Rouhani’s administration. Over the past couple of weeks, they have adopted the term “FATF” — the Financial Action Task Force — which according to the Iranian hardliners represents a “capitulation” of Iranian interests to …

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Khamenei says manipulating numbers on economy is ‘major sin’

Al-monitor – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned Iranian officials against manipulating statistics when it comes to the economy. In attendance at the speech were members of the Hassan Rouhani administration, who have been at the center of a minor controversy over economic growth. AUTHOR Arash Karami “Sometimes various centers state different statistics about the unemployment rate, the rate …

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Iran’s Sareh Javanmardi wins 2nd shooting gold medal

PayvandNews- Iranian female sports shooter Sareh Javanmardi has received a second gold medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sareh Javanmardi On Wednesday, the 31-year-old sportswoman participated in P4 mixed 50-meter pistol SH1 competitions at the Olympic Shooting Center in the western Rio neighborhood of Deodoro. She racked up 189.5 points to claim the top position …

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