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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Tourists Visiting Iran Increased Despite US Sanctions

Radiozamaneh – The number of foreign tourists visiting Iran has increased 31 percent during Iranian New Year (Nowruz) 2019, Vali Teymouri deputy head of Iran’s cultural Heritage, Handcraft and Tourism organization told IRNA news agency. Foreign tourists are visiting Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz, September 2018 According to Teymouri, more than 64 thousands foreign tourists visited Iran in the first …

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Climate Change and Flood in Iran: An Interview with Professor Eddy Moorse

Radiozamaneh – Only a few days after the Iranian New Year (Nowruz) heavy rainfall caused flash floods across Iran, affecting 25 out of 31 provinces of Iran including Fars, Lorestan and Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari. The extent of the damage is yet to be determined as the rainfalls continue and the flood continues to hit more cities in Lorestan. As of …

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The new Minimum Wage and Iranian Workers Living under the Poverty Line

Radiozamaneh – The new national minimum wage in Iran is set at a cutoff that cannot provide Iranian workers and their families with a decent standard of living. Iranians shopping for the new year celebration of Nowruz. On 19 March 2019, state-affiliated media reported that the Supreme Labor Council (SLC) in Iran increased the monthly national minimum wage by 36.5% …

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5 obstacles to Khamenei’s call for ‘boost in domestic production’

Al-Monitor – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says this is the Iranian year for “boosting production.” This is a welcome slogan for an economy facing numerous challenges, particularly unemployment and pressure on its export performance due to external sanctions. There is no doubt that an expansion of domestic production capacities would have a positive impact on the Iranian economy. However, when looking at some …

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PHOTOS: Gomishan and Aqqala in northern Iran surrounded by flood water

Mehr News Agency – The Gomishan and Aqqala counties in northern province of Golestan have been severely affected by recent flash floods and people have to travel around the surrounding areas by boats these days. Today, the IRGC Ground Forces Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said that the IRGC engineering units and Khatam al-Anbia Construction Base have reopened all roads …

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PHOTOS: Candlelight Vigil In Shiraz For Iran Flood Victims

PayvandNews – People lit candles in Darvazeh-ye Quran neighbourhood in Shiraz, the capital of southwestern province of Fars, on Friday night to remember victims of this week’s flooding, which claimed dozens of lives there and in other areas across Iran. Photos by Amin Brenjkar, Mehr News Agency Floods have affected at least 23 of the country’s 31 provinces since heavy downpours …

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Eight Takeaways From Iranian Information Operations

afcea – Russia may have popularized the manipulation of social media to further its own agenda, but it was not the first country to do so, nor will it be the last. A number of other countries are engaging in similar tactics, but so far have flown largely under the radar. The Oxford Internet Institute found that at least 28 …

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More Than 600,000 Sign Petition To Free Prominent Iran Rights Defender

radiofarda – More than 600,000 have signed a petition calling for the release of prominent Iranian human rights activist and legal counsel, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Amnesty International (AI) reported. Meanwhile, in a letter dated March 30, Ms. Sotoudeh disclosed that she has been sentenced to a total of 38 years imprisonment, twelve years of it obligatory, and 148 lashes. Sotoudeh also …

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