Tuesday , 15 October 2019

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Who Opened The Doors To Stadiums For Iranian Women?

Radiofarda – On Thursday, October 10, almost 4000 women entered a stadium in Tehran for the first time after almost four decades to watch a men’s soccer game. Minutes before starting the game, the Iranian government spokesperson appeared on the state-owned TV with his background showing women at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium declaring that President Rouhani’s government facilitated the historic event. …

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Iran Says Large Gas Field Discovered In The South

Radiofarda – Iran claimed on Sunday, October 13, that it has discovered a natural gas deposit, 200 kilometers (approximately 124 miles) south of the city of Shiraz. The field named as Eram, holds as much as nineteen trillion cubic feet of the fuel, thirteen trillion of it recoverable, the director of development and engineering affairs at the National Iranian Oil …

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Pakistan PM Says Ready to Host Iran-Saudi Peace Talks

VOA- Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan held talks Sunday with leaders in Iran to formally begin a diplomatic offensive he said was aimed at defusing the neighboring country’s escalating tensions with Saudi Arabia and the United States. Khan told a joint news conference after his “wide-ranging consultations” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that his country’s close ties with both Tehran …

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Iran: Man Hanged at Sanandaj Prison

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – Man hanged at the central prison of the Iranian city of Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, last Thursday. According to IHR sources, Alem Karimi, 50, was hanged at Sanandaj prison on Thursday, October 10, 2019. He was sentenced to death 10 years ago for murder charges.  Out of the 110 people who were executed in the first …

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Volleyball: Iran suffers bitter loss against Japan at FIVB World Cup

PayvandNews – Iran lost to hosts Japan 3-1 (25-16, 26-28, 25-13, 25-21) at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Men’s World Cup on Sunday. Porya Yali led Iran with 13 points and Yuji Nishida and Yuki Ishikawa each scored 23 points for Japan in Hiroshima in the second phase of round-robin play. See match photos and statistics by FIVB In the first …

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