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NYT: How Corruption and Cronyism in Banking Fueled Iran's Protests

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:13:15 GMT
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Exchange rates posted on a store window on Thursday in Tehran's financial district.


The Guardian: Refugees needing medical care told to leave children alone in offshore detention

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:00:33 GMT
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A refugee who needs to travel for heart surgery has been told by Australian Border Force she must leave her son alone on NauruRefugee parents are being told they must leave their children alone in offshore immigration detention in order to access life-saving medical treatment overseas.An Iranian refugee held on Nauru has been told she needs heart surgery overseas, but is refusing to leave her young son unaccompanied on the island. Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: After a year in power, the rest of the world asks what does Trump actually want?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:50:36 GMT
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A year has passed and the lights are still on: we aren't speaking Russian, or at war with North Korea, or Iran. We've not started a self-defeating trade spat with China. And right-wing populists like Brexit pioneer Nigel Farage and France's Marine Le Pen are even less relevant than they were at the beginning of 2017.


NYT: Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:59:31 GMT
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Lake Urmia, in northwestern Iran, has diminished by nearly 90 percent since the early 1970s.


The Guardian: Iranian protester who died in custody 'was forced to take pills'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:58:59 GMT
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Outspoken MP says unnamed protester told relatives before he died that the pills made him sickAn Iranian protester who died in custody was forced to take pills that made him sick, his family have claimed, as secrecy shrouds the similar deaths of other prisoners. Little is known about the circumstances leading to the death of at least five protesters rounded up in mass arrests during Iran's largest protests in nearly a decade. Continue reading...


BBC World: US plans open-ended military presence in Syria

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:36:00 GMT
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The US wants to ensure the enduring defeat of IS, counter Iran's influence and help end the civil war.


CNN Top Stories: Oil spill from exploded tanker now the size of Paris

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:21:48 GMT
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An oil spill from an Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea is now the size of Paris.


The Guardian: Were sex traffickers to blame for the unsolved death of Silvana Beqiraj? | Julie Bindel

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:07 GMT
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Silvana Beqiraj left rural Albania for France, only to be found dead in a canal four years later. Now her family want answersOn a bright autumn day in September 2014, the body of a woman was hauled from the Lunel canal, a stretch of water that crosses a flat, marshy area of Montpellier. French police at first assumed she had drowned. There were no signs of injury, but her nakedness was a cause for concern.The body was that of Silvana Beqiraj, an Albanian. Silvana was originally from Ndërmenas, a village in the district of Fier, an industrial town 100km from the Albanian capital, Tirana. A divorced mother of two, she had migrated to France four years earlier, leaving her young children with her parents.


The Guardian: Oil from sunken Iranian tanker spreads over 100 sq km of East China Sea

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:10:00 GMT
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Satellite imaging shows four large slicks spreading amid concerns for the marine ecosystemOil from an Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea has diffused into four separate slicks, covering a combined area of just over 100 square kms (39 square miles), Chinese authorities said late on Wednesday. Earlier satellite imaging showed two large slicks, with the larger one also thicker and more concentrated, but the latest data had found four slicks ranging in size from 48 square kms (19 square miles) to 5.5 square kms (2.1 square miles), the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said. Continue reading...


BBC World: Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:36:35 GMT
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The Iranian ship was carrying 136,000 tons of crude when it sank in the East China Sea on 6 January.


The Guardian: Tillerson: US military to maintain open-ended presence in Syria ? video

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:29:48 GMT
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The US signalled an open-ended military presence in Syria as part of a broader strategy to prevent Islamic State's resurgence, pave the way for the eventual departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and curtail Iran's influence. Continue reading...


The Guardian: US military to maintain open-ended presence in Syria, Tillerson says

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:23:28 GMT
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US secretary of state says forces will remain in country in push against Isis, Bashar al-Assad and Iranian influenceThe US intends to maintain an open-ended military presence in Syria, not only to fight Isis and al-Qaida but also to provide a bulwark against Iranian influence, ensure the departure of the Assad regime and create conditions for the return of refugees, the secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, said on Wednesday.The new Syria policy, outlined by Tillerson in a speech at Stanford University, represents a significant expansion of US aims in the country, which the Trump administration had previously restricted to counter-terrorism throughout its first year in office. Continue reading...


CNN Top Stories: Turkey feels betrayed by the US

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:21:27 GMT
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It is the least bad of a series of pretty bad options. And it is perhaps as much about Iran as it is about Syria.


The Guardian: David Miliband: UN security council 'out of the picture' on Syria

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:54:57 GMT
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Former foreign secretary says civilians are being "˜bombed to hell' and UK must pay attentionDavid Miliband, the former foreign secretary, has urged Theresa May and other world leaders not to forget about civilians being bombed in Syria at a time when the UN security council has been "driven out of the picture".The former Labour politician, who now runs the International Rescue Committee, an aid NGO, said the UK as a member of the security council should not be leaving diplomatic activity in Syria to Russia, Iran and Turkey. Continue reading...


BBC World: 'Iranian spies' targeted in German police searches

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:19:29 GMT
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Special police raid flats linked to 10 suspected Iranian spies across Germany.


The Guardian: East China Sea oil tanker disaster: what it means for the environment

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:38:48 GMT
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Ship was carrying 136,000 tons of oil that now threatens to pollute some of China's most important fishing watersThe Iranian oil tanker Sanchi sank off the coast of Shanghai on Sunday, after a week of burning and sending plumes of smoke hundreds of metres into the air. Only three bodies of the 32 sailors were recovered. The ship was carrying 136,000 tons, or about 1 million barrels, of oil, that now threatens to pollute some of China's most important fishing waters. Continue reading...


The Guardian: The growing case for Kurdish statehood | Letters

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:42:20 GMT
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Baghdad has closed Kurdistan's airports to international flights, a ban that has just been extended despite its impact on commerce and medical treatment for all Kurds, writes Jack Lopresti MPYour report (UK "˜inadvertently helped neuter' its Iraqi Kurdish allies, 8 January) is a timely reminder that our vital Kurdish allies start the new year with the same old blockade-and-punish mentality in Baghdad, encouraged and assisted by the Iranian regime for its own malevolent purposes.


NYT: In Iran, Protester "?Suicides' Stir Anger and Calls for Accountability

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:02:13 GMT
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President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, center, in Tehran on Sunday.


NYT: Hope Fades for Missing Crew Members as Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:01:40 GMT
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The Sanchi, off the eastern coast of China in an image released on Sunday.


CNN Top Stories: Iran: Trump 'failed' to kill off nuclear deal

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:13:23 GMT
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani mocked Donald Trump for failing to kill off the Iran nuclear deal despite the US leader's 2016 election promise to do so.






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