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New Friday of protests in Iran

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Iranian security forces fired tear gas on Thursday to disperse demonstrators gathered in the southwestern city of Behbahan. Videos posted on social media showed Iranian protesters chanting, “Fear not, fear not, we are in this together”. Some protesters chanted slogans against the leadership. A heavy presence of security forces was …

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Iran Might Receive Decade Long Arms Embargo

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While the world is still recovering from the insecurities of functioning within the threat of Covid-19 lurking in the shadows, there is scare over a renewed threat of an arms race in the Middle East. Bringing the worry to the forefront is the United States and the Saudi governments that …

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Iran prevents Baha’i minority from obtaining the national identity, removes ‘other religions’ option from ID cards

Iran prevents Baha’i minority from obtaining national identity, removes ‘other religions’ option from ID cards

Iranian authorities have denied issuing new identity cards to its Baha’i minority. As per the report submitted by UN special rapporteur to Iran, Javaid Rehman, Iranian law acknowledges only Zoroastrians, Jews, and Christians as the country’s religious minorities. Rehman mentioned in his July 2019 report that Iran considered Baha’is as …

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