Political scientist accused of secretly working for Iran

A Massachusetts-based political scientist and author is accused of secretly working for the government of Iran while lobbying US officials on issues like nuclear policy, federal authorities said Tuesday.

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Iran in 2020 – Assassinations sanctions and internal crises

The year 2020 began with sadness for the Iranian regime, as it started in early January with the assassination of one of its most important figures, Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani, an event that caused a shock within Iranian political circles.

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Hamas arrests Palestinian for taking down banner of Iran’s Soleimani in Gaza

The Palestinian militant group Hamas arrested on Thursday a man for tearing down a banner of slain Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani which was put up ahead of the first anniversary of his death by the group, according to a relative of the detainee.

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Vietnamese ship manager sanctioned by U.S. due to Iran trade

The U.S. State Department last week sanctioned Vietnam Gas and Chemicals Transportation Corporation, a vessel manager, as well as Vo Ngoc Phung, the firm’s managing director, for engaging in a significant petroleum transaction after Nov. 5, 2018, with Iran.

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Daughter of British-Iranian political prisoner sends plea to UK PM

The 6-year-old daughter of one of Iran’s most high-profile political prisoners has written a card to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asking him to bring home her mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in time for Christmas.

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Iranian ‘Angelina Jolie’ Sahar Tabar sentenced to 10 years in prison over her social media activities

The Iranian ‘Zombie Angelina Jolie’ Instagram star has been jailed for a decade, her lawyer has said, a year after she was arrested over her social media activities.

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Iran’s FM Zarif should be held to account for terrorism

The trial of Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi and his three co-conspirators for the attempted bombing of the 2018 Free Iran rally in Paris began on Friday. Many people believe this trial should shine a light on terrorism as a whole, especially the role played by Iran’s embassies and diplomats.

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