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PM Bennet says Israel can respond to Iran attack on ship alone

Al-Arabia – Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that Israel was capable of acting alone against Iran, after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken predicted a “collective” response to an attack last week on an Israeli-managed tanker off the coast of Oman. “We are working to rally the world, but at the same time we also know to act alone,” Bennett …

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Qatar Adds Its Voice To Those Condemning Deadly Attack On Oil Tanker

RFL/RE – Qatar has condemned a deadly attack on an oil tanker off the coast of Oman that the West has blamed on Iran.The Qatari Foreign Ministry also called for resorting to international law to ensure that such attacks would not be repeated.The ministry said in a statement that Qatar totally rejects “actions that would disrupt the safety and security …

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Ebrahim Raisi Becomes President, Further Isolating Iran from the World

Iranwire – At an endorsement ceremony in Tehran on Tuesday morning, Ebrahim Raisi became the 13th president of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The one-time chief justice, lifelong regime loyalist and hanging judge began his inaugural address by regretting he could not kiss the Supreme Leader’s hand due to coronavirus restrictions. Raisi won the June 18 presidential election with a majority of 62 …

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Iran Protests: Khuzestan Detainees Taken to Military Base

Iranwire – In recent weeks cities across Khuzestan have witnessed near-nightly protests over the province’s deadly water crisis. Participants have called for better governance, accountability and a stop to damaging projects diverting water from the major rivers of Karun and Dez to other parts of Iran. During this time, hundreds have also been arrested, with many taken away to unknown locations. On …

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‘The Nation is a Plaintiff’: Scores of Iranians to Testify in Case Against Hamid Nouri

Iranwire – In a week’s time, the trial of former Iranian prison official Hamid Nouri will formally open in Stockholm, Sweden. The landmark court case will be the first time anyone has been prosecuted over the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran. In-person hearings are due to begin in Stockholm District Court on Tuesday, August 10 and continue until April 2022. …

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