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IRAN POLITICS: ‘US in No Position to Talk About Human Rights’: Iran’s Bahram Qassemi Says

IRAN POLITICS: ‘US in No Position to Talk About Human Rights’: Iran’s Bahram Qassemi Says 0

“The US government, due to its failed domestic and international record, is not in a position to comment or act on the human rights situation in other countries,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Friday.

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IRAN POLITICS: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography

IRAN POLITICS: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography 0

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was born Mahmoud Saborjhian October 28, 1956, in Aradan, near Garmsar, in north-central Iran. Read Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography.

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IRAN POLITICS: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei to US: Iran Not Cowed By U.S. Attack on Syria

IRAN POLITICS: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei to US: Iran Not Cowed By U.S. Attack on Syria 0

Iran’s Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Iran won’t “retreat from the field”.

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IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Wants Chemical Attack in Syria Investigated

IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Wants Chemical Attack in Syria Investigated 0

“We are asking for impartial international fact-finding body to be set up to find out where these chemical weapons came from,” Iranian President Rouhani.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Iran Sends Advanced Weapons, Military Advisers to Yemen’s Rebel Houthi Movement

YEMEN POLITICS: Iran Sends Advanced Weapons, Military Advisers to Yemen’s Rebel Houthi Movement 0

Iranian official said Major General Qassem Soleimani says, “Winning the battle in Yemen will help define the balance of power in the Middle East.”

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IRAN POLITICS: U.S. Navy Ship Changed Course Toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard Vessels

IRAN POLITICS: U.S. Navy Ship Changed Course Toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard Vessels 0

“If Iran’s ignorant enemies think about invading Iran they should know that our armed forces are much stronger than 1980 when Iraq attacked,” Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said.

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IRAN POLITICS: Trump ‘Real Face’ of American Corruption: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Says

IRAN POLITICS: Trump ‘Real Face’ of American Corruption: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Says 0

“We are thankful to (Trump) for making our life easy as he showed the real face of America,” Khamenei told a meeting of military commanders in Tehran, according to his website.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Britain: Join Iran Sanctions

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Britain: Join Iran Sanctions 0

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged “responsible nations” to join new sanctions against Iran on Monday during a visit to London, but Britain defended a nuclear deal sealed between major powers and Tehran.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Lose Aleppo, Why Israel Is Worried

SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Lose Aleppo, Why Israel Is Worried 0

“Don’t threaten us. We are not a rabbit, we are a tiger,” the Jerusalem Post newspaper quoted Netanyahu as telling Nazarbayev.

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IRAN POLITICS: Khamenei Warns Of Retaliation If US Breaches Nuclear Deal

IRAN POLITICS: Khamenei Warns Of Retaliation If US Breaches Nuclear Deal 1

“The current U.S. government has breached the nuclear deal in many occasions,” Khamenei said on Obama, addressing members of the Revolutionary Guards.

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IRAN POLITICS: Mohammad Javad Zarif First To Meet Michel Aoun Lebanon’s New President

IRAN POLITICS: Mohammad Javad Zarif First To Meet Michel Aoun Lebanon’s New President 0

Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif became first foreign minister to meet Lebanon’s new president, a move that underscored Tehran’s tussle for influence in Beirut.

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CANADA: Homa Hoodfar Gains Freedom From Tehran Jail

CANADA: Homa Hoodfar Gains Freedom From Tehran Jail 0

“Canadians are relieved that Dr. Homa Hoodfar has been released from jail and will soon be reunited with her family, friends and colleagues,” Trudeau said.

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IRAN: UN Nuclear Agency Reports Says Iran Honoring Nuclear Deal

IRAN: UN Nuclear Agency Reports Says Iran Honoring Nuclear Deal 0

The confidential report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) did not point to any violations in Tehran’s observance of the nuclear deal.

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SAUDI ARABIA: Saudis ‘Murdered’ Hajj Pilgrims – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudis ‘Murdered’ Hajj Pilgrims – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 0

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: “The heartless and murderous Saudis locked up the injured with the dead in containers — instead of providing medical treatment.”

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IRAN: Tehran Slams Adel al-Jubeir Saudi FM Comments

IRAN: Tehran Slams Adel al-Jubeir Saudi FM Comments 0

Bahram Qassemi: “Saudi Arabia would be better off reconsidering its behavior in the region seriously and it is necessary that rationality replace illusion.”

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IRAN: Tehran To Turkey: Quickly End Syria Intervention

IRAN: Tehran To Turkey: Quickly End Syria Intervention 0

“In the fight against terrorism, any resort to methods that cast a shadow over the political sovereignty and legitimate power of the central government is unacceptable,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said.

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IRAN: Tehran Deploys Russian S-300 Missiles

IRAN: Tehran Deploys Russian S-300 Missiles 0

“Our main priority is to protect Iran’s nuclear facilities under any circumstances,” Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ (IRGC) air defence force said.

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IRAN: Tehran Successfully Tested New Emad Long-Range Guided Ballistic Missile 0

“The Emad missile is able to strike targets with a high level of precision and completely destroy them,” Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said.

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IRAN: Tehran Lobbied President Putin To Intervene In Syria, Iraq 0

Gen. Qassem Soleimani, traveled to Russia in August to forcefully argue the case for military intervention in the region by President Vladimir Putin.

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SAUDI ARABIA HAJJ CRISIS: Iranians Throw Tomatoes At Saudi Arabian Embassy In Tehran (Pictures) 0

“Instead of blaming this and that, the Saudis should accept the responsibility and apologise to the Muslims and victims’ families,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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