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Lawyer hopes Iran Christian pastor will be freed

Lawyer hopes Iran Christian pastor will be freed

Telegraph - Sept 29, 2011


The lawyer for Yusef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor facing the death sentence for converting from Islam, has said he is "optimistic" that the final verdict could see his client set free./ "Our last ...

Lawyer Hopes Iranian Christian Sentenced to Death Will be Freed

VOA News - Sept 29, 2011


The lawyer for an Iranian Christian pastor, sentenced to death for renouncing the Muslim religion, says he hopes an appeals court will set his client free. Attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah said ...

Iranian pastor refuses to reject religion, faces execution

CNN - Sept 29, 2011


Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, the head of a network of Christian house churches in Iran, could be executed as soon as midnight Wednesday in Tehran for refusing to recant his religious beliefs and ...

Youcef Nadarkhani, Iranian Pastor Faces Execution For Refusing To Recant His Christian Faith

Huffington Post - Sept 28, 2011


WAHSINGTON (RNS) Religious freedom advocates rallied Wednesday (Sept. 28) around an Iranian pastor who is facing execution because he has refused to recant his Christian faith in the ...

Lawyer for Iranian pastor on death row hopes appeals court may acquit his client

Washington Post - Sept 29, 2011


TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer of an Iranian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy is hopeful an appeals court will acquit his client. Attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah says he believes in a “95 percent ...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the Republican Party is now on track to get through Congress./ In the Senate, Democratic supporters now claim a decisive 34 votes in favor, after Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland ...

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran June 12, 2009./ Iran's Supreme Leader said on Thursday he favored a parliamentary vote on its nuclear deal reached with world powers and called for ...

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Established by Iran's revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the several hundred thousand strong Basij has always seen its primary role as defending the values of the revolution (AFP Photo/Chavosh Homavandi)/ Tehran (AFP) - Iran's Basij militia, which played a key role in crushing ...

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is strongly opposed to the nuclear agreement between Iran and six major powers (AFP Photo/Ronen Zvulun)/ Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Thursday his high-profile campaign to defeat the Iran nuclear deal after President Barack ...

  CNN - Sept 2, 2015

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  Fox News - 12 hours ago

Iran's supreme leader says world powers must lift international sanctions and not merely suspend them as part of a landmark nuclear agreement. Speaking to a group of clerics, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said "there will be no deal" if the sanctions are not lifted. His remarks were read by a state TV ...

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authored by Gordon Thompson, Executive Director of the institute for Resource and Security Studies. The July 2015 Iran nuclear agreement is a turning point in current history. The world waits to see how the US will act. Congress has given itself until September 17 to endorse or reject the ...

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suitable route for Iran’s gas to EU"/ Azerbaijan is a suitable route for transferring Iran’s gas to EU, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said. He made the remarks during a meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Oktay Asadov, the press office of Iran’s embassy to Baku told Trend Sept. 3. ...

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Iran's Supreme Leader said on Thursday he backed a parliamentary vote on a historic nuclear deal reached with six major powers and said sanctions against his country should be lifted completely rather than suspended, state television reported. "The parliament should not be sidelined on the ...

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  Gulf News - Sept 2, 2015

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Shaikh Abdul Aziz Al Shaikh said that screening the Iranian movie “Mohammad: The Messenger of God” is not permitted from a religious point of view. “Prophet Mohammad, Peace Be Upon Him, has well-known and specific physical traits and moral qualities, and the movie ...

  Washington Post - Sept 2, 2015

shy of Iran deal, talk of Sweden to NATO/ The CIA and Joint Special Operations Command have launched a secret drone campaign against terrorists in Syria, separate and distinct from the U.S. military-led offensive underway there, The Washington Post . The campaign represents an expansion of the ...

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  Radio Free Europe - Sept 2, 2015

New "Death to America" graffiti has appeared, disappeared, and reappeared on the walls of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran in recent days, according to reports and photographs published by Iranian media. Graffiti reading "Death To America 2015" had appeared recently in the Iranian capital at a ...

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Iranian members of the Bassij militia and hard-line students burn American, British and Israeli national flags outside the former American embassy in Tehran, September 2, 2015 (AFP Photo/Atta Kenare)/ Tehran (AFP) - Students from Iran's Islamic Bassij militia on Wednesday set fire to American, ...