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Iran News in Brief – October 19, 2020

Babol is the capital of Babol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. It is located in the north of Iran, between the northern slopes of the Alborz Mountains and southern coast of the Caspian Sea and is one of the most beautiful Iranian cities. Afther the coronavirus outbreak in Iran the situation in Babol changed and the people can't visit the city like before.
Babol is the capital of Babol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran. It is located in the north of Iran, between the northern slopes of the Alborz Mountains and southern coast of the Caspian Sea and is one of the most beautiful Iranian cities. Afther the coronavirus outbreak in Iran the situation in Babol changed and the people can’t visit the city like before.

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UPDATE: 5:30 PM CEST

Revolution is in the air with Iran’s economy in free fall

Oct. 19 (UPI) — Sixty million Iranians, 75% of the population, are living below the international poverty line. The grinding privation and penury has driven people to sell their livers, kidneys and even their corneas for cash. Sick organ traders are exploiting the poor to rake in huge profits.

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Livestock farmers protest outside the Judiciary

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Serish Abad Municipality workers protest

Serish Abad (Iranian Kurdistan) Municipality workers gathered today again for the 6th consecutive day to demand at least 5 months of their unpaid wages.

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UPDATE: 11:30 AM CEST

Fox News: Jack Keane on the expiration of a UN arms embargo on Iran

Fox News senior strategic analyst Gen. Jack Keane weighs in on the expiration of a UN arms embargo on Iran that banned the country from purchasing foreign weapons including fighter jets.

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Iran ready to weaponise nuclear programme at secret site developed BEFORE Trump quit deal

IRAN has built a secret site in which to weaponise its nuclear programme. The revelation puts further pressure on European states – including Britain – to reconsider their support of the failed nuclear deal.

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UPDATE: 9:30 AM CEST

Iran: Coronavirus Death Toll in 458 Cities Exceeds 126,300

Iran, coronavirus update - October 18, 2020 - source MEK

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) announced on October 18, 2020, that the number of Coronavirus fatalities in 458 cities exceeded 126,300. The number of victims in Tehran is 30,311, Khorasan Razavi 9,465, Isfahan 6,599, Mazandaran 5,702, East Azerbaijan 4,478, West Azerbaijan 3,558, Alborz 3,468, Hamedan 3,343, Fars 3,311, Kermanshah 2,763, Kurdistan 2,251, North Khorasan 2,154, Kerman 1,948, Yazd 1,801, Hormozgan 1,630, Ardabil 1,448, Ilam 1,039, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari 962, and Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad 879.

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Iran Media Warning of Uprising to Come

Even Iran’s state-run media are warning of possible protests now, given the horrific state of the economy because of the COVID-19 outbreak and the mullahs’ mismanagement.

On Tuesday, the state-run Sharq daily warned of protests over rising coronavirus infections caused by the regime’s dire policies.

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These 3 nurses all passed away from COVID-19 in Tehran’s Khomeini Hospital and in Gilan

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Homeless “cardboard sleepers” on the rise in Iran

The Karaj Welfare Organization official said, “cardboard sleepers”, homeless people who sleep on cardboard boxes, had increased in Karaj, sister city to Tehran.

According to the state-run YJC News Agency, Alireza Fatahpour, the Head of the Karaj Welfare Organization said economic problems were the most important reason behind the increase of “cardboard sleepers” in the past decade.

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Workers of the Hamidieh Municipality marched on the streets today to demand their unpaid wages

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Iran news in brief, October 19, 2020

Iran news in brief, October 19, 2020

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WHAT ARE THE IRAN PROTESTS OF 2019?

Monday, October 19, 2020, marks the 338th day since the beginning of the nationwide Iran protests.

The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) has identified 755 of the more than 1500 protesters killed by the regime so far.

Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has called on the United Nations to urgently send an international fact-finding mission to Iranian prisons to meet with the detainees.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UPRISING:

Number of uprising cities: 191

Number of martyrs: At least 1500

Number of injured: More than 4,000

Number of detainees: More than 12,000

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