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US Urges European Powers to Get Tough on Iran Regime

Mike Pompeo urged European countries to support American plans to cut Iran regime off from world energy markets

By Staff Writer

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged European countries on Thursday to support American plans to cut Iran regime off from world energy markets, AFP reports.

These comments came during talks in Brussels at the EU-US energy council, on the sidelines of the NATO summit, with Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Saudi foreign minister Adel Al Jubeir, Iraqi PM Haider Al Abadi, and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in attendance.

India Cuts Oil Imports From Iran

India Cuts Oil Imports From Iran

By Staff Writer

The US State Department recently announced that the United States expects foreign countries to reduce their imports of Iranian regime’s oil to zero by later in the year. Some countries have already committed to do so; others are preparing to do so.

16% of Female Heads of Household in Iran Are Under 20

16% of Female Heads of Household in Iran Are Under 20

By Staff Writer

Female heads of household in Iran have become significantly younger, according to a women’s rights activist.

Zohreh Ashtiani, who is secretary of the Family Faction of the mullahs’ parliament (Majlis), admitted in an interview with the state-run Shahrvand newspaper on Tuesday that 16% of female heads of household are younger than 20.

Amnesty Condemns Iran Regime for Flogging of Young Man for Drinking Alcohol at Age 15

Amnesty Condemns Iran Regime for Flogging of Young Man for Drinking Alcohol at Age 15

By Staff Writer

Amnesty International has condemned the Iranian Regime for the "horrific" and "absolutely shocking" flogging of a young man, for the alleged crime consuming alchol at a wedding when he was 14 or 15.

The human rights group issued a statement late on Wednesday, saying that this brutal act of corporal punishment violated international law as well as international conventions on civil and children's rights.

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