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500 Arrested as Dervishes Gather in Front of Tehran Prosecutor's Office (Updated)

According to an earlier announcement, Gonabadi Dervishes that held protests in front of the Prosecutor's Office in Tehran (Galobandak Crossroad), supporting 10 Gonabadi Dervish prisoners currently on a hunger strike, were suppressed by Special Forces and plainclothes security officers. Tehran's forces of zones 11 and 12 are strictly controlling and preventing the Dervishes' protest in front of the courthouse. 

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Iran: Senior cleric rejects Fire Festival as 'bad tradition'

NCRI- In the latest series of statements by the Iranian regime officials and clerics criticizing the annual fire festival, another senior cleric on Friday defined the fire festival as "Bad tradition."

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Iran: wave of arrests as the Iranian Fire Festival approaches

At dusk on Tuesday, March 18th, the historical Fire Festival, with origins dating back to 1700 BC, is held in Iran. This festival has been banned since the onset of the clerical regime, considered against regime’s interests. Every year as this national ceremony approaches, security forces are placed on alert and the regime publishes daily reports firecracker confiscations and arrested youth.

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Iran: At least 600 arrested in Bakhtiari protests

NCRI- More than 600 were arrested during last week's anti-regime protests by members of Iran's Bakhtiari community, according to reports from the southern city of Dezful.

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Iranian Regime Fears Public Uprising in Fire Festival

The Iranian regime has begun a crackdown ahead of the traditional Iranian fire festival which precedes Iranian New Year. The regimes security forces have undertaken a series of moves to discourage celebrations, and have attempted to confiscate firecrackers and other materials which they deem to be "dangerous".

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Video: Missiles used in attack on Camp Liberty had 10 times the explosive power of 107mm rockets

In addition to dozens of 107mm rockets, bolstered with additional charges, powerful missiles, with an explosive power at least 10 times greater than 107mm rockets, were launched at Camp Liberty last night. 

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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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