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Iran News Round Up

(Thanks to Ali Alfoneh for his compilation)


Religion, Culture, and Society



  • Commander Jazayeri, deputy chief of cultural affairs of Armed Forces Command Council, demands France extradite the first president of the Islamic Republic, Abol-Hassan Bani-Sadr, to Iran. In English.

Military and Security

  • According to Alef News, 12 members of Jundallah terrorist organization have been arrested in Sistan va Balouchestan province.
  • According to Entekhab, Jundallah terrorist organization has “martyred two hostages.”

Human Rights and Labor

  • A judge, convicted of rape of a minor boy, commits suicide in jail.
  • Son of anti-Islamic Republic activist, Foroud Fouladvand, says his father has been abducted by Iranian agents in Turkey, and is now imprisoned in Iran.

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Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.


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