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U.S. Bans ‘Death to America’ Iranian Regime Wrestler from Match in Texas – Report

Wrestler Alireza Dabir was denied a visa for entry into the US.
US bans ‘Death to America' Iranian regime wrestler from match in Texas - report
Alireza Dabir of Iran waves his country’s flag after winning the gold medal match in the 58kg category of the freestyle wrestling events at the Sydney Olympics October 1, 2000. (photo credit: REUTERS)

The Jerusalem Post


The US state department barred the head of Iran’s national wrestling federation, Alireza Dabir, who called for  “Death to America” with violence, from entering America for a slated dual meet between the US and Iranian national wrestling teams on February, 12 in Arlington, Texas.

The Iranian regime-controlled Fars News reported on Tuesday that Dabir, a wrestling coach and a wrestler were not granted visas by the US state department. Fars News is affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, a US-designated terrorist organization.

The Iranian-American journalist and women’s rights campaigner Masih Alinejad tweeted that “Death to America’ getting Alireza Dabir, Iran’s wrestling chief from coming to America. He also defends war criminal Gassem Soleimani in this video.

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