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Iran: 20 people lashed for eating or drinking during Ramadan fasting hours

Iran Human Rights – Since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, about 90 case files were reportedly opened in the city of Qazvin (central Iran) for individuals who were caught eating or drinking during the fasting hours. The Iranian state-run media, Mehr, announced the news, citing the Prosecutor of Qazvin. According to the Qazvin Prosecutor, 20 individuals …

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Iran Arrests Almost 50 After Deadly Tehran Attacks

Reuters – Iran has arrested almost 50 people in connection with twin attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants.   Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, …

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Iran: Mastermind behind Tehran attacks killed

Al-Arabia – Iran’s intelligence minister said the mastermind behind Wednesday’s attacks in Tehran, which killed 17 people, had himself been killed on Saturday by security forces. “The mastermind and main commander of terrorist attacks on the parliament and Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini was killed today by the security forces,” Mahmoud Alavi was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency. ISIS …

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Germany’s Bundeskunsthalle hosting “Iran: Ancient Cultures between Water and Desert” exhibition — Rare Persian artifacts are on display at the Art and Exhibition Hall of Germany (Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn) in an exhibition entitled “Iran: Ancient Cultures between Water and Desert“. The exhibition is organized in the city of Bonn with cooperation of Iran’s National Museum and Cultural Heritage Organization in Tehran. VIDEO: Highlights of Iran & Persian Garden Exhibition in Bonn, Germany The exhibition …

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Iranian artist Mehdi Mahdian wins prize at Finland’s 2017 Poster Triennial

PayvandNews – Iranian artist Mehdi Mahdian won special prize and a certificate of honour at the 20th Lahti Poster Triennial in Finland. Dramatic Quote, 2015 By Mehdi Mahdian, Iran The Triennial exhibition, arranged every third year, brings the latest top posters from Finland and from around the world to Lahti Art Museum June 9 – September 24, 2017. The side exhibitions of the Poster …

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