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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran hangs woman for murder despite international pressure to spare her

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 07:20am by AFP

    ... to secure a reprieve from the murder victim's relatives within the 10-day deadline set by sharia law in force since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.Justice Minister Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi said ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian photographers face 75 lashes over critical review

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

    ... 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 ... a book they felt lacked artistic merit. Hazrati's book is sponsored by Qazvin's municipality and is reportedly distributed for free. He is also cultural adviser to Qazvin's ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Six arrested in Iran for posting video singing Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:19pm by AFP

    ... posting video clips of themselves and their friends lip-synching to the song. Under Islamic law, in force in Iran since the 1979 revolution, women must cover themselves from head to toe. More than ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Mahafarid Amir Khosravi executed in Iran over US$2.6b banking scam

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tehran Billionaire executed over US$2.6b banking scam A billionaire businessman at the heart of a US$2.6 billion state bank scam, the largest fraud case since the 1979 Islamic revolution, was executed on Saturday, state television reported. Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, also known as Amir Mansour Aria, died at Evin prison, just north of Tehran, the TV reported. ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    'Happy' video arrests in Iran underscore political tensions

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... as the country negotiates a nuclear deal with world powers. The president, meanwhile, campaigned for greater cultural and social freedoms in his bid to succeeded Mahmoud Ahmadinejad last year, ... shaky? Why don't we trust our youth?" While Rowhani pursues a policy of social and cultural openness, hardliners say the government should be tough on those who challenge ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Tehran's new UN envoy linked to US embassy hostage crisis

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... the 1979 Islamic revolution. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani chose Aboutalebi to serve at the UN, which is headquartered in New York City, after the interim nuclear deal was forged last November ...

  7. News - Asia - IRAN

    Egyptian leader in Iran for first time since 1979 revolution

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 01:57pm by Reuters in Dubai

    ... Reuters in Dubai Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi arrived in Tehran on Thursday, the first Egyptian leader to visit Iran since its Islamic revolution in 1979. Iranian state television ... visiting heads of state on Thursday morning. Diplomatic relations between Cairo and Tehran broke down immediately after Iran’s revolution over Egypt’s support for the overthrown Shah and its peace ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vetoes plan to ban Whats-App

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... as anti-filters, to circumvent the restrictions. Rouhani has promised greater tolerance on social, cultural and media issues- a vow that helped him beat his conservative opponents in the presidential ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Boeing and General Electric given licence to export jet parts to Iran

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:46pm by Reuters

    ... covered only components needed to ensure continued safe flight operations of older Boeing planes sold to Iran before the 1979 revolution, and did not allow any discussions about sales of new ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Sale of seized Iranian tower in New York to fund terror payouts to families

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... the building's owners had violated Iran sanctions and money-laundering laws. Prosecutors allege the building's owners, the Alavi Foundation- a non-profit corporation promoting Islamic culture ...




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