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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian photographers face 75 lashes over critical review

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:49pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Lensmen face 75 lashes over review Two photographers in Iran have been sentenced to a total of 75 lashes after negatively reviewing an illustrated book published by a local official. Both men, who are from Qazvin province, were put on trial when Mohammad Ali Hazrati, the head of the local cultural heritage organisation, felt insulted by the reviews the pair had written ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Iran bans vasectomies in effort to boost birth rate

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 01:07am by Reuters

    ... condoms had been widely available and family planning considered entirely normal. The law now goes to the Guardian Council- a panel of theologians and jurists appointed by the Supreme Leader who ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian women cast off hijab for Facebook freedom campaign

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:29pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Iranian women cast off the hijab Thousands of Iranian women are taking off their veils and publishing pictures of themselves online, igniting a debate about the freedom to wear or not wear the hijab. A Facebook page set up by London-based Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad 10 days ago has attracted more than 130,000 likes, with women across Iran sending unveiled ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Mother of murder victim in Iran forgives killer, halts his hanging

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Murder victim's mother slaps killer, then she and her husband help remove noose in rare gesture Act of forgiveness halts hanging When he felt the noose around his neck, Balal must have thought he was about to take his last breath. Minutes earlier, crowds had watched as guards pushed him towards the gallows for what was meant to be yet another public execution ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Arrests at Iran presidential campaign rally

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 06:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... to respect the law and remain calm. The moderate Rowhani is one of eight candidates approved by constitutional watchdog the Guardians Council to stand for president on June 14. He is considered close ... their votes along with those who would have voted for the former pragmatic president, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Rafsanjani was disqualified from standing by the Guardians Council.   ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian drug smuggler who survived execution to be hanged again

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:13pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Execution survivor to be hanged again On a Wednesday earlier this month, Alireza, a 37-year-old man jailed for smuggling drugs and sentenced to death in Iran, woke up to what was supposed to be his last day alive. Outside his cell in Bojnurd prison, in Iran's northern Khorasan province, the gallows were waiting and the countdown had already begun. Just before sunrise, ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian president Hassan Rowhani cancels anti-Israel forum

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP, The Guardian

    ... Associated Press and The Guardian in Tehran Gathering instigated by hardline predecessor seen as undermining emerging policy of engaging with the West Rowhani cancels anti-Israel forum The administration of President Hassan Rowhani has cancelled an anti-Israeli conference as part of his outreach to the West and efforts to map out a new diplomatic path for Iran. The annual event was set up ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iran to list approved presidential candidates

    Posted May 21st 2013, 02:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iran’s June 14 presidential election steps up a gear on Tuesday when the Guardians Council releases the approved list of candidates who have passed muster ... to stand are expected to be disqualified. Under Iranian presidential election law the Guardians Council will submit the names of those approved to the interior ministry, which organises the poll. ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    CIA admits it was behind 1953 coup in Iran

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian British government tried to block release of information about its role in 1953 affair CIA admits it led coup that ousted Iranian PM The CIA has publicly admitted for the first time that it was behind the notorious 1953 coup against Iran's democratically elected prime minister Mohammad Mosaddeq, in documents that also show how the British government tried ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Anti-US Tehran mural links Obama and Shemr, villain of Shia

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Tehran Tehran arts links Obama to villainy For connoisseurs of political symbolism, Tehran is a feast. Government-sanctioned murals of ayatollahs and "martyrs" of the Iran-Iraq war are everywhere. A skull-faced Statue of Liberty decorates the wall of the former US embassy, and a parody of an American flag, with skull-stars and bomb-dropping stripes, overshadows ...




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