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Attack on police car in Iran kills policeman, wounds 2

washingtonpost – Iran’s official news agency is reporting that a policeman died and two of his colleagues were wounded when an attacker on a motorcycle threw an explosive device at their car. IRNA reported on Thursday that the attack happened earlier this week, on Tuesday night, in the country’s Kurdish region, in the predominantly Kurdish town of Marivan near the border …

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Central Iran: Prisoner Executed in Public

Iran Human Rights – A prisoner, identified as M.R., was reportedly hanged in public in the city of Saveh on armed robbery and rape charges. According to Iranian state run news outlet, ISNA, quoting the press department of the Judiciary in Saveh (Markazi province, central Iran), the execution was carried out early morning on Tuesday August 9 in front of …

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ّFive Prisoners Hanged in Iran in Accelerating Rate of Executions

Iranhumanrights.org – Hangings Follow Twenty Prisoners Executed Last Week Five prisoners were hanged inside Iran’s Orumiyeh Central Prison in West Azerbaijan Province on the morning of August 8, 2016, in what appears to be an accelerating pace of executions in the Islamic Republic. Last week 20 Sunni prisoners were killed in another mass execution in the city of Karaj in …

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Why Rouhani may have Khamenei to thank for avoiding Ahmadinejad

Al-monitor  — Former two-time President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appears to have his eyes set on a third term in office. He has been traveling across Iran lately, addressing his supporters. AUTHOR Rohollah Faghihi On July 29, in a speech in Mashhad, Ahmadinejad said, “They label me as a Freemason [a member of the secretive] Hojjatieh Society, anti–Guardianship of the Jurist [Iran’s …

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Execution of Sunnis; Al-Qaeda Sunnis and Al-Qaeda Shias

Radiozamaneh – On 2 Aug 2016 a number of Sunni prisoners in Rejaishahr Prison in Karaj were hanged for charges ranging from acting against national security, propaganda against the regime, membership in Salafai groups, corruption on earth and enmity against God. The executions triggered Ehsan Mehrabi, Iranian journalist based in Germany, to recall his year in prison following the 2009 …

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