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Monthly Archives: October 2019

Every 40 minutes a woman is diagnosed breast cancer in Iran

PayvandNews – Every 40 minutes, a woman in Iran is diagnosed with breast cancer, indicating a sharp rise in prevalence of the disease, founder of a national campaign for fighting breast cancer has said. At present, 8 percent of the female population in the country are impacted with the disease, and among each 8 affected women only 2 are aware …

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14-0: Iran too strong for Cambodia at World Cup qualifier

PayvandNews – Iran earned an impressive 14-0 win over minnow Cambodia at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 on Thursday. It’s Team Melli’s second successive win in the competition after a 2-0 win over Hong Kong in September in Group C. Iran scored seven goals in the first half in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium, where …

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Volleyball: Iran edges past Argentina at FIVB World Cup

PayvandNews – Iran earned a hard-fought 3-2 (25-27, 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 15-10) win over Argentina at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Men’s World Cup on Friday. Porya Yali led Iran with 18 points and Argentina’s Ezequiel Palacios scored 20 points in Hiroshima in the second phase of round-robin play. See match photos and statistics by FIVB “It was a tough game …

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Critics Say Some Persian Wikipedia Content Manipulated By Iran’s Government

Radiofarda – An Iranian human rights organization, Justice for Iran has called on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Foundation “to undertake serious measures to ensure authoritarian states, such as the Islamic Republic of Iran, do not use Wikipedia as a tool for censorship, suppression and impunity.” Some of the Iranian Wikipedia contributors had previously accused some members of the Persian editorial team …

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Former MP Reveals Fake Confessions By Iran Intelligence In Serial Murder Case

Radiofarda – Hossein Ansari Rad, a former Iranian lawmaker has revealed that the Iranian Intelligence Ministry had recorded fake “confessions” by a few individuals disguised as drug smugglers to provide evidence for the case of serial murders engineered by the ministry in the late 1990s in Iran. Hossein Ansari Rad, a former member of Iran’s parliament has revealed fake confessions …

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Ban On Popular Telegram App Not To Be Lifted In Iran

Radiofarda – The National Iranian Cyberspace Center has denied reports about the lifting of the ban on popular social networking application Telegram. A statement issued by the center on Thursday October 10 says rumors on social media about the lifting of the ban on Telegram are not true. Telegram, which had close to 40 million users in Iran was banned …

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Political Prisoner Calling For Khamenei’s Resignation Denied Medical Care

Radiofarda – The family of a political prisoner in Iran has told Radio Farda Thursday that intelligence agents prevented medical treatment in the city of Mashhad. Mohammad Hossein Sepehri (R) before his arrest for signing a statement calling for Khamenei’s resignation. FILE Mohammad Hossein Sepehri was arrested on August 11 along with 13 other individuals who had signed a letter …

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Turkey’s Attack On Syria Leaves Iran In Difficult Position

Radiofarda – Turkey’s military operation in the Kurdish populated northeastern Syria has left Iran in an extremely difficult position between its strongest regional friend and one of Iran’s most significant ethnic groups which views itself part of a trans-border identity. Iran fears a spill-over of tensions into the Iranian Kurdish provinces, and at the same time cannot afford losing Turkey …

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Iran: Oil Tanker Struck by Rockets off Saudi Arabia

VOA – Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.  There was no word from Saudi Arabia on the reported attack, and Saudi officials did not immediately respond to requests …

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