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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sense of mission leads young artist in way to promote Persian literature

PayvandNews – Young calligrapher Amir Jalilvand, who is also a prominent photographer, talks about a sense of responsibility that leads him in a way to promote contemporary Persian literature in Iran today. Calligrapher/photographer Amir Jalilvand By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet, Tehran Times He believes that Iranians, many of whom nowadays have an academic education, are suffering from a dearth of …

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Iran says imports from Germany up 25 percent

PayvandNews – Figures released by the Customs Administration of Iran show that the country’s exports from Germany have increased by 25 percent. This is Iran’s main entry and exit point for cargoes. Iran’s official figures show that the country’s imports from Germany have increased by a quarter in what could be a fresh indication of growing opening in Iran’s post-sanctions …

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EU resolution has problems: Iran human rights chief

Tehran Times – The recent EU resolution on Iran has many problems,” Iran’s human rights chief said on Wednesday. “The European is not entitled to tell us we have to mend ourselves,” said Mohammad Javad Larijani. He also said the Islamic Republic will not authorize the European to open an office in Tehran, Fars reported. Such an office will be …

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Suicide drone? Iran presents amphibious attack UAV

RT – Iran has unveiled a new drone reportedly designed for stealth suicide missions against both land and sea targets. It is the second drone to be introduced by the Islamic Republic this month. Iran tension Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have reportedly announced that they have developed a “suicide drone” designed to deliver explosives to blow up land and sea based …

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Why is Iran’s Qassem Suleimani requesting to fight in Iraq’s Tal Afar?

Al-Arabia – Iraqi sources reported that Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iranian Quds Force, left Kurdistan and arrived to Baghdad two days ago. He reportedly wants to discuss the participation of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the battle of Tal Afar, a city in the north of Mosul. Analysts view this step as part of the Iranian strategy aiming to make …

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Top Quran Reciter in Iran Accused of Raping Children

breitbart – A prominent Quran reciter in Shiite Iran, who has been affiliated with the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, has been accused of raping multiple children, according to some news outlets. It remains unclear how many victims in total have accused 46-year-old Saeed Toosi, also spelled Said Tossi, of rape. Toosi has been identified in some news articles as …

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45 WEIRD BANS ON WOMEN IN IRAN

frontpagemag – Under Iran’s Islamic laws, women are prohibited from performing basic day-to-day activities. I had firsthand experience of witnessing many of these strange and bizarre bans while living in Iran and other Muslim countries. Millions of women, including my relatives in Iran and Syria, continue to face these injustices. Some of the following rules, which are derived from Iran’s Islamic …

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Discrimination against Baha’is increases in Iran

ynetnews – A report published by the Special Rapporteur to the United Nations General Assembly finds that the Baha’i minority in Iran is continued to be systematically persecuted; facing international pressure, Iran has begun to discriminate against its members in more insidious ways, utulizing economic and higher education hindrances; the Baha’i faith is seen by the Iranian government as a political …

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Russian, Iranian, Syrian Foreign Ministers To Meet In Moscow

RFL/RE – The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, and Syria will hold talks in Moscow on October 28. Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem to discuss closer cooperation in Iraq and Syria. Moscow and Tehran both support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The …

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Iran unfazed by Saudi flexing in Persian Gulf

Al-monitor – The Saudi armed forces began extensive military exercises in the Persian Gulf region in early October. According to Rear Adm. Majed bin Hazza’a Al-Qahtani, the commander in charge of the drills, the aim of the “Gulf Shield 1” exercises that took place in the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman was to “increase the combat …

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