Wednesday , 13 December 2017

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Israeli tech puts Iranian ride-hailing startups in bind

Al-Monitor – Iran’s recent decision to once again block Waze, a mobile navigation app developed in Israel, has created a great deal of controversy in the country. The GPS-based software had become popular both among the public as well as Iran’s leading ride-hailing apps, Snapp and Tap30. Snapp (founded in 2014) and Tap30 (founded in 2016) — known as the …

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Iranian media: Yemen ex-president’s death result of his ‘betrayal’

Al-Monitor – The death of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has received extensive coverage in Iran, with media outlets and newspapers describing his fate as the result of his “betrayal” of the Houthis. With the headline, “The End of the Complicated Arab Politician,” the government-run newspaper Iran wrote Dec. 5, “In 2013, in the midst of Yemen’s internal disputes …

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Ali Hashemi wins another gold for Iran at World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, California

PayvandNews – Ali Hashemi bagged another gold for Iran at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Tuesday.

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Behind the Scenes of Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri’s Case

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Judicial System has become the greatest opposition of Sharia and the Law, to such extent that the Judges blatantly disregard the rules of the judicial system by forcing the defendants’ lawyers to resign. In the case of Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri, he is under extreme judicial pressure as threats are being made to him and …

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Tallinn Film Review: ‘Asphyxia’

variety – Fereydoun Jeyrani’s elegant black-and-white thriller refracts Iranian gender politics through the prism of a twisty Hitchcockian noir. By Jessica Kiang Director: Fereydoun Jeyrani With: Navid Mohammadzadeh, Elnaz Shakerdoust, Mahaya Petrosian, Pardis Ahmadieh, Poulad Kimiaei, Parviz Pourhosseini 1 hour 48 minutes Official Site: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6486630/ On the international stage and on the festival circuit, Iranian cinema is not immediately associated …

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