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US House Foreign Affairs Committee Approves MAHSA Act

iranintl – US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously advanced on Wednesday the MAHSA Act, aimed at imposing more sanctions on top Iranian officials.  The bipartisan legislation, introduced by House Armed Services Committee Member Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), is intended to add sanctions on Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and President Ebrahim Raisi as well as their inner circles for human …

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Clashes Erupt In Restive Iranian Province After Teen Dies In Accident With Police Car

RFL/RE – Clashes have erupted between security forces and civilians in the southeastern Iranian city of Fanouj amid protests sparked by the death of a teen when his motorcycle collided with a police car. In response to the protests on April 25, the deputy of the police command in the region, Ali Rahimi, said expert teams have been dispatched to investigate the …

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Three Iranian Journalists Given Five Days to Present Defense in Court

Iranwire – Prosecutors in Tehran’s Evin prison summoned three women journalists on April 26 and gave them five days to present their last defense in court, according to media reports, amid an ongoing crackdown on dissent and the media.  The charges against Saeedeh Shafiei, Mehrnoosh Zarei and Nasim Sultan Beygi include “propaganda against” the regime. The three journalists were arrested last year …

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Two Decades of Medical Trips to Europe by Iranian Regime’s Top Brass

Iranwire – Senior Iranian officials and religious authorities – and their relatives – made dozens of trips to Europe between in the 1980s and 1990s to undergo medical treatments, according to late President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani’s memoirs. The collaborative initiative Iran Open Data said in an article on April 27 that Rafsanjani’s massive memoirs mention at least 43 such travels …

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One-Fifth of Iran’s TV, Radio Programs Dedicated to Islamic Teachings

Iranwire – More than a quarter of all radio and television programs produced in Iran are dedicated to Islamic and religious topics, new research shows. Out of a total of 345,000 hours of programs produced in the country in 2021, more than 70,000 hours were dedicated to Islamic teachings, the collaborative initiative Iran Open Data said in an article published …

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