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Iran's biggest serial killer?: A look at president Ebrahim Raisi's role in 1988 massacre of thousands of prisoners
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Iran's biggest serial killer?: A look at president Ebrahim Raisi's role in 1988 massacre of thousands of prisoners

Raisi was part of the 'death commission' that according to some estimates oversaw the execution of over 30,000 prisoners. The order was given by Ayatollah Khomeini through a 'secret fatwa'. Many of those killed were involved in 'peaceful protests'

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi accuses US of seeking to destabilise Iran
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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi accuses US of seeking to destabilise Iran

Raisi at a summit in Kazakhstan said that following the failure of America in militarisation and sanctions, Washington and its allies have resorted to the failed policy of destabilisation

Why Indian liberals are not talking about anti-hijab protests in Iran
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Why Indian liberals are not talking about anti-hijab protests in Iran

The mistake liberals have made is to fall into the trap of being led to believe that any opposition to hijab is an attack on Muslim identity. It is not

Iran’s Islamic powers begin marking houses of peaceful protesters who chant anti-regime slogans
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Iran’s Islamic powers begin marking houses of peaceful protesters who chant anti-regime slogans

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi earlier this week condemned the chaos that has been triggered in Tehran, the Iranian capital and other cities led by a wave of protests over the death of the 22-year-old Kurdish woman who was arrested by the country’s 'morality police’ and then died in hospital

Corrupt Iran regime will be eventually toppled, protesters need charismatic leader: Marina Nemat
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Corrupt Iran regime will be eventually toppled, protesters need charismatic leader: Marina Nemat

Marina Nemat was only 16 when she was arrested, brutally tortured and forced to convert and marry at the notorious Evin Prison before being freed around two years later. She recounts the brutality against Iranian women and speaks about the current rebellion and its future in an interview

Hijab hypocrisy: Iran, Mahsa Amini and the double standards of Islamic countries
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Hijab hypocrisy: Iran, Mahsa Amini and the double standards of Islamic countries

It is noteworthy that Iran is not being criticised by any Islamic country for the Mahsa Amini incident

‘The interview never happened’: Why CNN journalist cancelled a discussion with Iran’s Ebrahim Raisi
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‘The interview never happened’: Why CNN journalist cancelled a discussion with Iran’s Ebrahim Raisi

President Ebrahim Raisi was scheduled to speak to CNN's Christiane Amanpour on the sideline of UN General Assembly. Forty minutes into the meeting, she 'walked away' after an aide asked her to wear a headscarf, as Iran continues to see angry protests over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini

'Death to the dictator': 17 killed in Iran's anti-hijab upheaval after Mahsa Amini's death
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'Death to the dictator': 17 killed in Iran's anti-hijab upheaval after Mahsa Amini's death

In several videos appearing on social media, protestors in Iran could be heard shouting 'Death to the dictator' and 'Woman, life, freedom' during the biggest wave of protests to rock the country in almost three years

Iran says it's ready for new nuclear deal but asks if US is
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Iran says it's ready for new nuclear deal but asks if US is

In exchange for agreeing to the terms of the new nuclear deal, Iran would receive relief on economic sanctions and be given greater access to global financial markets and the flow of US dollars

French President Macron to meet Iran's Raisi, to urge for revival of nuclear deal
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French President Macron to meet Iran's Raisi, to urge for revival of nuclear deal

Raisi has said that he was open to a 'good' deal but pressed for guarantees from Biden that the United States will not again leave the accord under a future leader

SCO meet: PM Modi, Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi discuss Chabahar port, Afghanistan
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SCO meet: PM Modi, Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi discuss Chabahar port, Afghanistan

Located in the Sistan-Balochistan province on the energy-rich Iran's southern coast, the Chabahar port is being developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan to boost connectivity and trade ties

Iran nuclear deal: Negotiators resume discussions; EU chair warns of 'difficult work' ahead
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Iran nuclear deal: Negotiators resume discussions; EU chair warns of 'difficult work' ahead

The talks involve delegations from Iran and the other countries that remain party to the landmark accord — Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia

Iran to resume nuclear talks next month; only sanctions imposed in Trump era can be lifted, says US
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Iran to resume nuclear talks next month; only sanctions imposed in Trump era can be lifted, says US

The accord between Iran and six world powers to find a solution to the crisis over its controversial nuclear programme has been stalled since former US president Donald Trump walked out in May 2018

Iran set to resume nuclear negotiations with world powers on 21 October
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Iran set to resume nuclear negotiations with world powers on 21 October

The Vienna talks aimed at reviving the deal were suspended in June, when Iran elected ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi as president

Iraqi election: Ahead of polls backlash against Iran's stranglehold grows louder
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Iraqi election: Ahead of polls backlash against Iran's stranglehold grows louder

Iran has historically played a big role and proven to be the most capable external actor when it comes to government formation in Iraq

Sanctions in the time of pandemic amounts to crimes against humanity, says Ebrahim Raisi
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Sanctions in the time of pandemic amounts to crimes against humanity, says Ebrahim Raisi

The Iranian president in his maiden speech at the UN slammed the US saying the world no longer cares about "America First" or "America is Back"

SCO set to come into focus as China, Russia, Iran inch towards recognising Taliban regime in Afghanistan
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SCO set to come into focus as China, Russia, Iran inch towards recognising Taliban regime in Afghanistan

Russia, China and Iran have one more thing in common: none have shuttered their embassies and all three are in constant contact with the Taliban

S Jaishankar to attend Ebrahim Raisi's swearing-in: New Delhi nudges closer to Tehran with eye on neighbours
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S Jaishankar to attend Ebrahim Raisi's swearing-in: New Delhi nudges closer to Tehran with eye on neighbours

What makes New Delhi's task more difficult is the fact that China and Iran in March inked a deal reportedly worth an eye-popping $400 billion

US blocks websites linked to Tehran shortly after vote to instal Ebrahim Raisi as Iran's new president
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US blocks websites linked to Tehran shortly after vote to instal Ebrahim Raisi as Iran's new president

Joe Biden has said that rejoining the Iran nuclear agreement is one of his top foreign policy priorities, although his aides have largely downplayed any certainty that a deal will be struck

Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal
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Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal

Raisi's ascendancy comes at a sensitive time for the region, as Iran and world powers resumed indirect talks in Vienna to resurrect Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal which granted Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program