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Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning ‘was sold for sex to fund husband’s drug addiction’


December 16th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lawyer of condemned Iranian widow Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has revealed that his client suffered from years of abuse from her late husband.Sakineh was allegedly ... Read more...

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Celebrities sign open letter urging Iran to release ‘death by stoning’ woman


December 14th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 14 (ANI): International celebrities including Hollywood actors Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, and English musician Sting have signed an open letter urging Iran to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the ... Read more...

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Rights groups slam Iranian TV over ‘death by stoning’ woman’s fake confession at home


December 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 11 (ANI): Human rights campaigners have reportedly condemned an Iranian television channel for airing a programme projecting Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the woman sentenced to death by stoning, as apparently discussing ... Read more...

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US condemns Quran desecration, dismayed by violence in Kashmir, Punjab (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Condemning the desecration of the Quran by a "misguided individual" in his country, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Monday said the US was "dismayed" by reports ... Read more...

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More protests erupt in Kashmir, another youth killed (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) A young man was killed as security forces fired at a mob of protesters in north Kashmir Bandipora district Monday, taking to 71 the toll in the ... Read more...

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Rumours of Quran desecration in US fuel Kashmir protests


September 13th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) As 24X7 curfew continued in major towns of the Kashmir Valley, protests took a new turn Monday with people taking to the streets following rumours that the Quran ... Read more...

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Iranian woman on death row disallowed to meet kids


September 12th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Children of the Iranian woman, sentenced to death by stoning for adultery, said they were stopped by the authorities to meet their mother in prison, it was reported ... Read more...

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Iran woman sentenced to death by stoning not allowed to see kids


September 11th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sept.11 (ANI): Iranian authorities stopped the children of a woman sentenced to death by stoning from seeing her at the Tabriz Prison here today.Mother-of-two Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has had no access ... Read more...

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Iran’s president to visit Pakistan


August 24th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 24 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was planning to visit Pakistan to see for himself the damage wrought by the floods, and to ensure Iranian aid was as effective as ... Read more...

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Iranian Woman, Sentenced To Death By Stoning, Allegedly Confesses Under Torture


August 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 43-year-old Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani happens to be a woman of the Islamic Republic of Iran. She has been the recipient of the punishment of death by ... Read more...

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TV series on Jesus banned in Lebanon after Christian anger (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 13 (DPA) The final episode of an Iranian television series called "The Messiah" was banned Friday in Lebanon, after a complaint from Catholics. The series, based on the Koran's version of ... Read more...

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Iran president escapes attack (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad escaped an assassination attempt Wednesday when a blast hit one of the vehicles of his cavalcade, a media report said. Iran's Press TV, however, ... Read more...

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‘Abducted’ Iranian nuke scientist visits Pak embassy asking for quick return to Tehran


July 13th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 13 (ANI): In a dramatic development, an Iranian nuclear scientist claimed by Tehran to have been abducted by the United States, has sought refuge in the Pakistan embassy in Washington.Shahram ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for its nuclear scientist’s abduction


July 5th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Iran has lodged a written complaint alleging that the CIA had abducted one of its nuclear scientists, Shahram Amiri amidst international mystery over the fate of the man. ... Read more...

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Thousands turn out for Iran revolution anniversary


February 11th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) Tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets to mark the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution Thursday. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attacked western powers in an address ... Read more...

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Iran has ‘no problem’ in swapping uranium with West: Ahmadinejad


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 3 (ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that he is ready to accept a deal with Western countries that requites Tehran to send its uranium abroad for further enrichment ... Read more...

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US navy fires at Iranian boats in the Gulf


April 26th, 2008 - 12:38 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 25 (Xinhua) US officials Friday said a vessel contracted by the US Navy in the Gulf fired warning shots on two Iranian fast boats Thursday, but Iran denied the claims. ... Read more...

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