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European Powers Meeting To Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal After Tehran’s Latest Breach

RFL/RE – The German government says the foreign ministers of Britain, France, and Germany are meeting in Berlin on November 23 for talks focusing on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, days after the UN’s atomic watchdog said Tehran had again breached the agreement. “Together with our partners, we strongly call on Iran to stop violating the deal and return …

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Fact Check: Has China Defeated the Pandemic?

iranwire.com – On November 20, 2020, the Tehran-based newspaper Kayhan declared a “complete defeat of the coronavirus in China”. Quoting President Xi Jinping, the ultraconservative daily wrote: “While the World Health Organization has warned of an upward curve of Covid-19 deaths in many countries, China yesterday announced the complete defeat of coronavirus within the country. China, which has a population of more …

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“Stop the Injustice”: Iranian-American’s Plea From Prison

iranwire.com – Siamak Namazi, who has been jailed in Iran since 2015, has appealed to President Rouhani’s vice president for science and technology, asking him to put an end to the injustice Namazi and his family continue to endure. Siamak Namazi has been accused of collaborating with the “hostile” United States government and has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. His father, …

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Covid-19 Medicine for Sale on Black Market

iranwire.com -A member of the National Coronavirus Taskforce has described the news that coronavirus drugs are being sold on the black market as a “tragedy.” On November 23, Dr. Minoo Moharez, a member of the National Coronavirus Taskforce’s Scientific Committee, expressed outrage that several types of medication used to treat Covid-19 patients are being sold at exorbitant prices at Tehran’s Nasser Khosrow Avenue, …

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Investigative Reporter Facing Jail in Iran Honored by Press Freedom Community

iranwire.com – A freelance reporter facing a five-year prison sentence in Iran has been recognized in the Committee to Protect Journalists’ annual International Press Freedom Awards. Mohammad Mosaed was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison and a two-year ban on journalism by Branch 26 of Tehran’s Islamic Revolutionary Court on August 25, 2020. The veteran economic reporter …

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