41 Years of Arrest Torture and Execution of Baha’i Doctors in Iran

The shortage becomes even more glaring when we know that from the outset of the 1979 Islamic Revolution some Baha’i doctors have been executed solely for their beliefs while the rest were dismissed from their positions for the same reason. Between 1979 and 1981, the new Islamic Republic government expelled all Baha’is working in healthcare, regardless of their experience and expertise, from government hospitals and medical centers.

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Iran’s Quds Force commander pays secret visit to Iraq

The Commander of Iran’s Quds Force Esmail Ghaani paid a secret visit to Iraq yesterday, Russia Today Arabic reported. RT cited an official from Baghdad who spoke on condition of anonymity as saying that Ghaani had held meetings with Iraqi leaders to discuss the formation of a new cabinet in Baghdad.

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Iran is ramping up threats to US in Iraq

Iran and its proxies are increasing their systematic and coordinated verbal threats against the US in Iraq. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has said that any “small mistake” by Washington would be met with force. It came as reports emerged that the IRGC Quds Force head Esmail Ghaani had traveled to Iraq. In Iraq, the Iranian-backed proxy groups Kataib Hezbollah and others have upped their rhetoric against the US in the last days.

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The Houthis and Iran’s Red Sea Strategy

Since 2015, Saudi Arabia and its allies have waged war against the Houthis, a Shiite sect closely allied with Iran, who captured Yemen’s capital Sana’a in September 2014. More than five years on, the death toll exceeds 100,000, and Saudi Arabia remains unable to vanquish its far weaker foe.

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Bahrain sentences to prison suspects in money laundering cases related to Iran

Bahrain sentenced to prison three suspects in the Future Bank case, and fined them more than 9 million dollars. The case came to light after the general prosecution revealed in February that some seven billion dollars have disappeared from Future Bank’s records and were used to finance Iranian groups

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Iranians look to each other not government for solidarity amidst Coronavirus

Iranians from all walks of life are supporting each other amidst the anxiety, fear and increasing deaths due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country. One of the first morale-boosting videos came from a profession hit very hard by the coronavirus — doctors — who have been working nonstop.

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