Daily Archives: September 12, 2018

U.N. Presses Iran to Free Princeton Scholar

By Rick Gladstone Source: The New York Times   A United Nations rights panel has issued a strongly worded opinion calling on Iran to immediately release an American scholar imprisoned two years ago while doing historical research …

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Tensions Rise As Iraqi Shoppers Flood Iran

Source: RadioFarda   A flood of Iraqi shoppers to Iran’s oil-rich Khuzestan province in the southwest has led to protests and tensions. Following large demonstrations against the influx of Iraqi visitors, the province’s representative to the …

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