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Iranian Women Athletes Excluded from Bodybuilding

Radiozamaneh – Head of Iran’s Bodybuilding Federation announced that women bodybuilders and their four male coaches who arranged for them to participate in international competitions have been suspended. The federation adds that it will adhere to the ruling of the court in this matter. Mizan Khabar the official website of Iranian judiciary reported last week that a number of what …

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Iran Agrees On New Model Energy Contract, Hopes To Boost Foreign Investment

RFL/RE – Iran’s state oil producer, National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC), has signed a new model investment contract with an Iranian firm. The contract with the Persia Oil and Gas Industry Development Company is seen as a template for contracts that Tehran hopes will attract foreign investors back to Iran’s oil and natural gas sectors and boost production after years …

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More Than 150 Members of Iran’s Parliament Call for Ending Execution of Petty Drug Traffickers

Iranhumanrights.org – The majority of Iran’s MPs have signed a proposal to amend a current law that would make it harder to condemn drug-related criminals to death, according to Jalil Rahimi Jahanabadi, a member of Parliament’s Legal and Judicial Committee. He told the state ISNA news agency on October 4 that the amendment, signed by more than 150 MPs, was …

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Rouhani Press Bills Would Further Erode Press Freedom in Iran

Iranhumanrights.org – Experts Suspect Intelligence Establishment’s Direct Influence The government of President Hassan Rouhani is preparing to introduce two bills to Parliament that media experts and journalists say could further erode press freedom and freedom of expression in Iran. The first bill is designed to replace the current Press Law and the second would create a state organization to rival …

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Controversy erupts as soccer, religion clash in Iran

Al-monitor – Heated debate has erupted in Iran over the confluence of Tasua, one of the most significant holy days in the Shiite calendar, and the Oct. 11 Iran-South Korea football qualifier for the 2018 World Cup. AUTHOR Misha Zand Tasua and Ashura, the ninth and 10th days of the month of Moharram, are days of national mourning to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam …

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