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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Iran: Eight Prisoners Including Woman Executed on Drug Charges

Iran Human Rights – Eight prisoners, including a woman, were reportedly executed on drug charges at Darya, Urmia’s central prison (West Azerbaijan, northwestern Iran. . According to a report by the unofficial news agency, HRANA, Iranian authorities hanged eight prisoners at Urmia’s central prison on the morning of Thursday September 29. The report says the prisoners were all executed on drug …

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Imprisoned Journalist Denied Knee Operation

Iranhumanrights.org – Pattern of Denied Medical Care Continues in Iranian Prisons Imprisoned newspaper columnist Afarin Chitsaz urgently needs a knee operation, but the authorities have refused to allow her to be transferred to a hospital, according to her lawyer. “She has a meniscus tear in her left knee and the doctors have said it needs to be operated on,” Mohammad Moghimi told the International …

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Why Iran’s hard-liners are ripping into Rouhani over NY visit

  Al-monitor — President Hassan Rouhani’s trips to New York have always been followed by some controversy inside Iran. On his first trip, which took place in September 2013, he ended up having a phone conversation with the US president. On his third trip, in September 2015, his Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shook hands with President Barack Obama. AUTHOR Saeid Jafar However, Rouhani’s latest …

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Dr. Arash Alaei and Dr. Kamiar Alaei: Conveying a Message of Hope through Education

PayvandNews – PAAIA interviewed Dr. Arash Alaei and Dr. Kamiar Alaei to discuss their imprisonment in Iran, their ambitions to provide medical education to displaced Syrian refugee students, as well as their aspirations to inspire the next generation of students to become doctors. Dr. Kamiar Alaei (L) and Dr. Arash Alaei Dr. Arash Alaei and Dr. Kamiar Alaei, both members of the IA-100, are …

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Iran-Europe nuclear cooperation growing: Atomic Organization Chief

PayvandNews – Iran’s nuclear chief says cooperation with Europe in the area of nuclear technology is on the rise, more than a year after a landmark nuclear deal was inked between Tehran and six world powers. Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks after visiting a nuclear hospital in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday. …

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With civilian drone competition, Iran battles against brain drain

csmonitor – A PATH TO PROGRESS At a manicured technology park outside Tehran, drone builders vied for prize money. But the contest also sought to provide team members with hope for a future in Iran. By Scott Peterson, Staff writer TEHRAN — The 26 drone-building teams descended on the polished, manicured technology park 15 miles east of Tehran with the overflowing enthusiasm of school …

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Iranian Theme Park Teaches Children War Tactics

VOA – Iran opened a military theme park this week, designed to educate children as young as eight-years-old on how to fight in a war and fire weapons at its perceived Western enemies. Located in a western suburb of the city of Mashad, the “Park of the Revolution’s Children” marks “Sacred Defense Week,” an annual commemoration of the Iran-Iraq war …

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