Watchdog calls on Turkey to halt expulsion of Iranian journalist

A media watchdog has called on Turkey to halt the expulsion of an Iranian journalist sentenced to prison for alleged activities against the regime after criticizing Tehran’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Iran admits to seizing South Korean-Flagged oil tanker

Iranian state television has acknowledged that Tehran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.

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Alleged mastermind of attack on Saudi Embassy appointed to Iran’s judo federation

An Iranian cleric who was allegedly behind the 2016 attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran has been appointed as the head of the cultural committee of Iran’s Judo Federation.

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Iran sentences British-Iranian academic to eight years in prison

Iran has sentenced British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady, who studies child marriage and female genital mutilation, to eight years in prison.

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EU must stand up for jailed Iranian scholar Ahmadreza Djalali

In a faraway prison, an Iranian-Swedish scientist awaits execution. Ahmadreza Djalali, a specialist in disaster medicine sentenced to death for allegedly collaborating with Israeli intelligence, was told last week that his execution is imminent.

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Swedish Foreign Minister calls Iranian counterpart over death sentence against doctor

Sweden’s foreign minister spoke to her Iranian counterpart on November 24 after reports that Iran may soon execute Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali.

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Maesh – Suspicious mix of ISIS and Iranian Revolutionary Guard

After years of claiming false heroism, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander Major General Hossein Salami admitted in a speech to his country’s parliament that the emergence of ISIS offered an opportunity to increase Tehran’s influence in the region.

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