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Despite Major Obstacles, Tehran Hopes Boeing Deal Will Encourage Others

By INU Staff
INU - On Thursday, Reuters reported that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had expressed hope that the pending deal between Boeing and Iran Air would help to speed up other deals made possible by the sanctions relief that came into effect as a result of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. In particular, Zarif reportedly emphasized that the entrance of an American competitor into Iran’s commercial aviation market would help to move a previously negotiated deal with European manufacturer Airbus toward completion.

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Iranian civil society gathering on July 9 in Paris

By INU Staff
INU - The signing of the nuclear agreement with Iran seemed to some observers as a new epoch, as they sought more social and political shifts in the Iranian government, to embrace a more liberal and pragmatic approach. However, despite all the optimism that came with the signing of the nuclear agreement, Iranians haven't seen much change one year later.

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Supreme Leader Apparently Helps Conceal Information on Prisoner Abuse

 

By INU Staff
INU - Earlier this week, it was reported that the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps have forced the closure of a reformist newspaper called Ghanoon, possibly as a result of an article that it had published regarding conditions and treatment in one Iranian prison. On Thursday, IranWire re-published the article that was apparently responsible for that forced closure. It detailed one person’s experience being sent to the Greater Tehran Detention Center, to be held for only 24 hours, pending bail.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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