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Iran Bans Teen Chess Siblings Over Head Scarf, Match Against Israeli

RFL/RE – Iranian chess officials have barred two teen siblings from domestic chess tournaments and the national team for crossing some of the religious establishment’s so-called red lines at an international chess event. Borna (L) and Dorsa Derakhshani The Iranian National Chess Team dismissed 18-year-old Dorsa Derakhshani for appearing at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017, which ran from January …

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The World of Women Under the Iranian Mullahs

themediaexpress -For women under the Iranian regime, equal rights stop at the door of their homes. This means that they don’t have the right to their money, to work or to their children. Everything is set up to keep them uneducated and isolated at home. One key way that the abuse of women in Iran hides in plain sight is …

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Iranian Dissidents Demand Investigation Into Islamic Regime’s Secret U.S. Lobbying Network

freebeacon – Leading Iranian dissident voices say Tehran infiltrating U.S., VOA Persia service. BY: Adam Kredo A group of nearly 100 prominent Iranian dissidents is demanding that Congress launch investigations into clandestine efforts by the Islamic Republic to influence U.S. policy using a network of lobbyists and propaganda pieces placed in Voice of America’s Persian service, according to a letter …

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Iran launches ‘advanced’ rockets during military exercises

CNBC – An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that the country’s elite Revolutionary Guard has launched sophisticated rockets during military exercises. The Monday report by Tasnim, an agency considered to be close to the Revolutionary Guard, said the launch of “smart and advanced” rockets came during an annual three-day maneuver which began on Monday in Iran’s central desert. The …

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Tehran bans unauthorized drones after security scares

Al-Arabia – The Iranian military has banned the unauthorized use of drones in the capital Tehran, after several security scares caused by unpiloted aircraft that are increasingly popular with hobbyists and filmmakers. The general staff of the armed forces has issued an edict, which means drones may only be used if they have been given permits from one of two …

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