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Pen America Demands Release of Jailed Writer with Covid-19

Iranwire – PEN America has called for the immediate release of jailed writer Baktash Abtin after it emerged he had contracted severe Covid-19 in prison. Abtin was summoned to Evin Prison last September to begin his sentence alongside two other senior members of the Iranian Writers Association, Keyvan Bajan and Reza Khandan Mahabadi. He has had Covid-like symptoms twice and this time …

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Israeli PM Travels To U.A.E. In Historic First Visit Against Backdrop Of Iran Talks

RFL/RE – Naftali Bennett has announced a trip to the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) on December 12 for a meeting with that Gulf state’s leaders in the first-ever visit by an Israeli prime minister. It is the most senior mutual visit since a U.S.-mediated formalization of Israeli-Emirati relations was achieved last year through the so-called Abraham Accords. “I will be …

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Iran: Exporting Oil or Revolution? – This may be an exaggeration, but the Kayhan editorial says that without the “Resistance Front” there would be no Iran and, of course, no Iraq, no Syria, no Lebanon, and no Yemen. Control of the four Arab countries is vital for protecting the Islamic Revolution. In that context, Tehran has been pumping cash and weapons into regimes in Venezuela, Nicaragua …

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Iran’s “Stable” Currency Market Will Never Last

Iranwire – With a jump in foreign exchange prices in the open market in Iran, prices in the official market and the Integrated Currency Trading System (NIMA) market have relatively stabilized. But how reliable is such stability, and who will benefit? In the last few days, the gap between the price of the dollar in the open market and that …

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G-7 Issues Strong Warnings on Iran and Russia

VOA – The G-7 on Sunday said time was running out for Iran to agree a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions and warned Russia about the consequences of invading Ukraine. Foreign ministers from the world’s richest nations have held a two-day meeting in Liverpool, northwest England, seeking to present a strong, united front against global threats. On Iran, G-7 …

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