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Iran Executes British Spy By Hanging

IRAN on Saturday executed former top defence official and dual British national, Alireza Akbari, who was accused of spying for United Kingdom intelligence, the judiciary reported. Akbari was executed after being sentenced to death for “corruption on earth and harming the country’s internal and external security by passing on intelligence”, …

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Iran Sentence Footballer To Death, FIFPRO Reacts

The world union of professional footballers FIFPRO said it was “shocked and sickened” by the risk of Iranian footballer Amir Nasr-Azadani being sentenced to death in connection with protests which have shaken the country for three months. Nasr-Azadani was arrested in the city of Isfahan two days after allegedly taking …

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Iran Rejects UN Offer To Probe Protest

Iran has rejected a newly appointed sovereign United Nations investigation into the country’s anti-government protests which are fast degenerating into revolt and repression by the government. The rejection was made known by the foreign ministry’s spokesperson Nasser Kanaani on Monday, according to Reuters. “Iran will have no cooperation with the …

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Protests Claim 17 Lives, Iran Cuts Internet Access

IRAN restricted Internet access, Thursday, after days of protests and unrest that have claimed at least 17 lives, following the death of a young woman in the custody of the morality police. Public anger has flared in the Islamic republic over the death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who …

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Large Crude Oil Inventory Draw Bolsters Prices

The American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a large crude oil inventory draw of 7.55 million barrels for the week ending June 20, but still coming in over analyst expectations of a much bigger 2.891-million barrel drawdown in inventories. Last week, the API reported a draw of 812,000 barrels. A day later, the EIA …

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OPEC supply cuts raises oil prices

Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia were likely to keep withholding supplies, and in relief that the United States and Mexico averted a trade war that would have damaged the global economy. Front-month Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, …

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