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IRGC warns Saudi Arabia’s Navy to keep off Iran waters

PayvandNews – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has issued a stern warning to all military vessels partaking in Saudi Arabia’s ongoing wargames in the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, noting that any act of transgression into Iran’s territorial waters shall be met with an immediate and befitting response. A strongly-worded statement, addressed to …

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Iran Refuses to Release Prisoner of Conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri

PayvandNews – When Iranian officials come to the United Nations, they are usually met with questions about their human rights practices, particularly the arrest of dual nationals. Opinion article by Barbara Slavin (source: VOA) Hoodfar was finally released last week after seven months in prison apparently through the good offices of Oman, which has played a role in freeing dual nationals in the …

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Execution Looms for Iranian Child Bride

HRW.org – On September 30, a young woman delivered a stillborn child in Euromieh central prison, in northern Iran. That would be tragic for any mother, but in Zeinab Sokian’s case, the tragedy is runs even deeper: the delivery brings her one step closer to the gallows. By Tara Sepehri Far Iranian law punishes intentional murder with death but prohibits the …

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Iranians see Trump as dangerous — but to Iran or the US?

Al-monitor – When US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went head to head in their first debate on Sept. 26, Iran took up a significant part of the foreign policy discussion. During the debate, Republican Trump challenged Democrat Clinton’s policies while serving as secretary of state 2009-2013, saying, “You started the Iran deal. That’s another beauty where you …

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German economy minister gets himself in hot water in Iran

Al-monitor – When Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel entered Iran Oct. 2, accompanied by more than 100 German businessmen, he probably did not expect that some of his comments would cause a minor diplomatic crisis between the two countries and reactions in every Iranian newspaper. AUTHOR Misha Zand In an interview with the German weekly news magazine …

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