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Canadian-Iranian professor hospitalized after three months in detention

Guardian – Noted anthropologist Dr Homa Hoodfar was arrested and imprisoned on 6 June in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison and her health has rapidly declined since Homa Hoodfar has been indicted on unknown charges. A Canadian-Iranian academic who has been detained in Iran for nearly three months has been hospitalised over concerns for her rapidly declining health. Dr Homa Hoodfar, …

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U.S. general on naval confrontations with Iran: ‘The big concern here is miscalculation’

Washington Post – The head of U.S. Central Command warned Iran against provocative naval maneuvers on Tuesday, saying that operations by “rogue” Iranian commanders could result in direct U.S.-Iranian military engagement. “I think the big concern here is miscalculation,” Gen. Joseph Votel told reporters at the Pentagon. “I am concerned about rogue commanders, rogue Iranian Quds force naval commanders who …

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Hackers Exploit Android Phone Security Flaw to Target Activists

Iranhumanrights.org – Suspected state-sponsored hackers have intensified their attempts to break into the online accounts of Iranian rights activists in recent weeks by exploiting security vulnerabilities in Android smartphones, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran has learned. On August 11, 2016 an unknown person sent a message on Facebook to a prominent Iranian political activist living in Paris …

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The Motorcycle and Automobile Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (MAFIRI) has allowed the Iranian women to take part at the motocross race.

PayvandNews – The Motorcycle and Automobile Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (MAFIRI) has allowed the Iranian women to take part at the motocross race. Mahmoud Seydanlou, the head of Iran’s Motorcycle and Automobile Federation, paid tribute to the motorcyclists women at the Azadi complex motocross race in Tehran. “We hope to see the Iranian women in the country’s …

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Seedstars to gather startups in Tehran in September

PayvandNews – Iran’s best startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars World Global Summit and win up to $500,000 in equity. Seedstars Tehran: September 15, 2016 www.seedstarsworld.com/event/seedstars-tehran-2016 Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is returning to Tehran on September 15, 2016 to host a startup competition at the Incubator …

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