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Moscow boosts ties with Tehran as US-Iran tensions escalate

Al-Monitor – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Moscow last month for the third time in the past six months for meetings with senior Russian officials. Although they have often been adversaries since first establishing diplomatic relations in the 16th century, Iran and Russia are purposely seeking to develop an increasingly close bilateral relationship. Currently the epicenter of the coronavirus …

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Continual Death Threats against Jurist Scholar and Human Rights Activist Dr. Azmayesh, Mr. Ahrari of Kalameh TV & other Activists

Shabtabnews – In a virtual International Religious Freedom Roundtable with Ambassador at Large Sam Brownback, Mr. Hamid Gharagozloo, the U.S. representative for IOPHR spoke about the fact that death threats against Dr. Azmayesh, Mr. Ahrari, dissidents and activists outside of Iran continue on a daily basis. The IOPHR Statement also stated that “several prisoners have been threatened with death and …

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Iran’s Oil Exports In July Drop To Around 100,000 BPD

Radiofarda – The latest data provided to Radio Farda by Kepler, an international data intelligence firm to Radio Farda, show that Iran’s crude oil exports in July reached 101,000 barrels per day. Before the United States imposed sanctions in 2018, Iran used to export 2.5 million barrels per day. Reuters has also reported that Iran’s oil production dropped to 1.9 …

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Official Admitted Iran Ignores Suppression Of Chinese Muslims, Former Lawmaker Claims

Radiofarda – Outspoken former lawmaker Ali Motahari on Wednesday said a high-ranking Foreign Ministry official has admitted to him that Iran remains silent about the suppression of Chinese Muslims — mainly Uyghurs — because of economic dependence on China. Speaking to Asr-e Iran news website, Motahari said he asked the official about the reason of Iran’s silence a while back. …

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Pundits In Iran Concerned Over Beirut Blast Repercussions

Radiofarda – Tehran turns off the lights of its highest monument, the Milad Tower, Wednesday night August 5 in solidarity with Lebanon, as analysts and politicians in Tehran have reacted to the Tuesday’s massive blast in Beirut. At the same, Iran Air is to send two airplanes to Beirut to repatriate visiting Iranians. Reports from Beirut say that the international …

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