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Iranian president’s media adviser jailed


November 21st, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 21 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's media adviser Ali-Akbar Javanfekr has been sentenced by a Tehran court to one year in jail for publishing an article that insulted ... Read more...

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Baroness Ashton’s plunging neckline covered up by Iranian media


January 26th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): EU foreign minister Baroness Ashton's plunging neckline was covered up by Iranian censors in newspapers that reported top-level talks over Iran's nuclear programme.While newspapers carried reports of the ... Read more...

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Women in Iran’s ancient Burnt City outlived men


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, June 22 (ANI): Archeological studies have found that the female inhabitants of Iran's ancient site of Burnt City outlived the male members of their community.Men died between the ages of 35 ... Read more...

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Thousands gather to hear, cheer Iran’s Michelle Obama


May 25th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), May 25 (ANI): There are some in Iran who are hoping that Zahra Rahnavard, the wife of presidential hopeful Mir Hossein Mousavi, will become Iran's Michelle Obama.Though dancing in ... Read more...

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Kish Island - a temporary timeout for Iranian women


August 7th, 2008 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Farshid Motahari Kish Island (Iran), Aug 7 (DPA) While women in the Iranian capital Tehran are meticulously checked by vice squads for any lapse in the Islamic dress code, those holidaying on ... Read more...

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Amnesty calls on Iran to stop practice of stoning


January 18th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
New York, Jan.18 (ANI):As nine women and two men in Iran wait to be stoned to death, the human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has called on authorities in Iran to abolish execution ... Read more...

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