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EXPLAINER-U.S. Says U.N. Sanctions On Iran To Be Reimposed Saturday. What Does That Mean?

Radiofarda – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration says that on Saturday (2000 EDT/0000 GMT Sunday) all United Nations sanctions on Iran have to be restored and a conventional arms embargo on the country will no longer expire in mid-October. But 13 of the 15 U.N. Security Council members, including long-time U.S. allies, say Washington’s move is void and diplomats say …

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Iran’s IRGC Chief Threatens To Go After Americans Who Killed Top General

RFL/RE – The head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has threatened retaliation against everyone who had a role in the January killing of a top IRGC general by a U.S. drone strike in Iraq. The IRCG’s website on September 19 quoted General Hossein Salami as saying, “Mr. Trump! Our revenge for martyrdom of our great general is obvious, …

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US Carrier Transits Strait Of Hormuz Amid Tensions With Iran

(AP) — The USS Nimitz aircraft carrier safely transited on Friday through the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most important chokepoint for oil shipments, the U.S. Navy said, as tensions with Iran continue to simmer. In a “scheduled” maneuver, the U.S. sent the carrier and several other warships through the strait, the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf, according to …

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More Iranian Cities on Coronavirus Red Alert

Radiofarda – Iran’s Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that the number of Iranian cities on red alert for coronavirus has sharply increased. The state-run Iran Students News Agency (ISNA) cited the Ministry of Health’s spokeswoman, Sima Sadat Lari, as referring to a “relative increase in the number of afflictions and hospitalizations in most of the provinces across the country.” …

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A Glimpse of the Unjust Sentences Against Protesters in Iran

Iran-HRM – Special Report – A glimpse of the unjust sentences against protesters in Iran In order to prevent any protests and uprisings, the Iranian regime has targeted its protesters and opponents and is trying to stifle any dissent by issuing heavy sentences. In recent months, regime officials have officially warned in the state media that nationwide protests, far more …

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