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Doctor Protesting Compulsory Hijab In Iran Sentenced To Delivering Babies For Free

Radiofarda – In an unprecedented verdict, a judge in Iran has sentenced a female gynecologist to seeing patients and delivering babies for one year, free of charge, for disregarding hijab rules. The judge sentenced the unnamed gynecologist woman for sitting on the top of a police vehicle and taking off her scarf (Islamic hijab).The odd punishment replaces a one-year jail …

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Election Watchdog In Iran Warns About ‘Dirty Money’ In Next Vote

Radiofarda – Iran’s all-powerful election watchdog has again warned on Saturday it would step in if candidates for upcoming parliamentary elections use “dirty money”. The eleventh Islamic Parliament elections in Iran will be on February 21, 2020, across the country. After holding different elections in the past four decades, the Guardian Council (GC), spokesman Abbas Ali Kadkhodaei admitted that “dirty …

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Former Iran prisoner Nizar Zakka: I was released due to US efforts, not Hezbollah

Al-Arabia – Lebanese IT expert Nizar Zakka, who was detained in Iran for around four years and freed in June 2019, said that his release was a “US deal,” denying Lebanese Hezbollah’s role in the process and deeming it a cover for the Iranian regime to “save face.” In a statement to Asharq al-Awsat, the permanent US resident pointed out that …

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Iran Begins To Acknowledge Its Forgotten Women Of War

RFL/RE – Shahnaz Haji Shah was 26 years old in September 1980 when she was killed by an Iraqi mortar in the southwestern Iranian port city of Khoramshahr near the border with Iraq.Days earlier, Iraq had invaded Iran, launching air strikes and a ground invasion.Khoramshahr was under constant shelling for weeks before it was seized by the Iraqi forces. Haji …

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Iran: Man Executed in Isfahan

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A man was hanged at Isfahan Central Prison for murder charges Thursday. On the morning of Thursday, September 26, a man was hanged at Isfahan Central Prison for murder charges, Islamic Republic News Agency reported. According to the Head of Isfahan’s Judiciary, Mohammadreza Habibi, the prisoner was sentenced to death for murdering a truck driver …

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