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Iran News in Brief – February 6, 2021

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Belgian court sentences the Iranian diplomat-terrorist to 20 years over a bomb plot. Assadollah Assadi supplied explosives for intended attack on Iranian opposition rally in France in 2018

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Coronavirus Claims 211,500 Lives in 480 Cities in Iran

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The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on February 5, 2021, that the number of Coronavirus death toll in 480 cities had exceeded 211,500. The number of victims in Tehran is 50,956, Khorasan Razavi 14,225, Isfahan 13,485, Khuzestan 10,520, Mazandaran 8,757, Lorestan 8,588, East Azerbaijan 8,048, Fars 6,387, Alborz 5,388, Hamedan 4,993, Kerman 4,699, Kermanshah 4,344, Central Province 4,278, Kurdistan 3,652, and Semnan 3,155.

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Rep. Dan Crenshaw: A European court affirming what we’ve known all along: Iran is a state sponsor of terror

As the Biden administration formulates its Iran policy it should realize the failures of past appeasements and the successes of pressure.


Sen. Rick Scott: Glad to see the Belgian Court hold this terrorist, an Iranian Diplomat, accountable for his despicable actions

It’s unthinkable that a nation would use its leaders to plot terror. Iran clearly can’t be trusted as an ally or to uphold ANY deal.


Don’t negotiate with Iran — it tried to kill me in 2018

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By Kelly Jane Torrance – There’s nothing the Iranian regime won’t stoop to as it tries to keep its ironfisted hold on power. It would even risk murdering thousands of innocents on Western soil if it could assassinate an opposition leader. I know because I was one of them.

A Belgian court Thursday convicted an Iranian official of plotting to bomb a dissident rally outside Paris in June 2018. It hit Assadollah Assadi with the maximum sentence, 20 years, for attempted terrorist murder and working with a terrorist group.

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Over 100 Kurd activists summoned and detained in the past month

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Iran’s intelligence and security forces have summoned and detained at least 100 Kurdish citizens in what appears to be an escalating crackdown Iran’s Kurdish minority.

Since January 6, Iranian authorities have targeted scores of Kurdish people including activists, environmentalists, writers, university students, and ordinary individuals with no track record of activism. Nine of the detainees are women.

The homes of the citizens were searched, and their personal belongings were confiscated.

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Mashhad, NE Iran: Locals protest the grabbing of their land by police


Iranians Continue Protests; at Least Five Rallies and Strikes on February 4

On Thursday, February 4, Iranian citizens held at least five rallies in different provinces, protesting officials’ failure to respect their inherent rights. Farmers, landowners, stockholders, women, and poultry farmers took part in the protests.

Iranians Continue Protests; at Least Five Rallies and Strikes on February 4


Iran news in brief, February 6, 2021

Iran news in brief, February 6, 2021


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