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Iran Releases Long Term Prisoners To Save Face

Ali Khamenei

In a surprising move, the supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has granted pardon to almost 3500 prisoners on which 32 were being held on “security” charges. These were essentially university students and journalists. Those convicted of armed opposition against Iran were not granted a pardon.  The announcement came following the Islamic holiday …

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Yemen’s Information Minister Muammar Al-Iryani pounded Iran as Tehran conceded backing Houthis

Yemen

On Wednesday, Yemen’s Information Minister Muammar Al-Iryani pounded Iran for backing the Houthis after Tehran conceded it supports the militia. The Yemeni authority approached the global community to compel the Iranian regime to end all types of help it gives to the Houthi militia and also utilize it as an …

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British-flagged tanker Stena Impero arrives in Dubai following 10-week detention in Iran

Stena Impero Ship

The British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was at the center point of a diplomatic deadlock after Iranian forces seized it in July, now arrives at Dubai’s Port Rashid on Friday after cruising out of Iranian waters.  Refintiv shipping data affirmed, Stena Impero left Iran’s Bandar Abbas port on Friday morning and …

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Macron Trying to Play Peacemaker Between US and Iran, But so Far Both Nations are Adamant on Their Stance

Emmanuel Macron

The French President Emmanuel Macron mounted a strong attempt on Tuesday to mediate a meeting between President Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Since more than a month, Macron has been trying to persuade both the nations into negotiations, but both seem to be adamant on their stance. However, once …

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UN envoy for Yemen has to find a peaceful path amidst Yemen’s security crisis and attacks on Saudi oil facilities

Martin Griffiths

United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, was to gather momentum towards completion of the war. Instead, he ends up in the center of a regional political power conflict that could bring about a more extensive Middle Eastern clash including the United States, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Griffiths was …

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