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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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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Iranian athletes collect four more medals

PayvandNews – Iranian sportsmen have collected four medals, including two golds, at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Iran’s Gold Medalist Majid Farzin On Monday, Majid Farzin took part in the men’s minus 80-kilogram Group A competitions of the tournament at the 6500-seat indoor Riocentro-Pavilion 2 arena, and raised 240 kilograms overhead to stand atop the podium. …

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Three Prisoners Hanged in Southern Iranian Prison

Iran Human Rights – Three prisoners were reportedly hanged at Shiraz’s Adel Abad Prison on the morning of Tuesday September 13.  Two prisoners sentenced to death for armed robbery and one prisoner sentenced to death for rape were reportedly executed at Shiraz’s Adel Abad Prison (Fars province, southern Iran). According to the press departments of the Prosecutor General and the …

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