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    Woman gets six years for unpublished manuscript

    Woman gets six years for unpublished manuscript

    October 14, 2016 A young female writer and activist has been sentenced to six years in prison for writing a fictional story about stoning that she never published. The authorities…

    Majlis majority seeks to reduce executions

    Majlis majority seeks to reduce executions

    October 14, 2016 More than half the deputies in the Majlis have joined in co-sponsoring a bill that would vastly reduce the number of people executed for drug offenses. About…

    Zarrab’s lawyers argue he can’t be charged in US

    Zarrab’s lawyers argue he can’t be charged in US

    October 14, 2016 Reza Zarrab’s lawyers have asked a US federal court to dismiss the sanctions violations charges against him because he is not a US citizen and didn’t make…

    Pasdaran have very novel orders for Saudi Navy

    Pasdaran have very novel orders for Saudi Navy

    October 14, 2016 The Pasdaran last week not only ordered the Saudi Navy to stay out of Iran’s waters but also demanded that it not sail in international waters anywhere…

    US hegemony biggest problem

    US hegemony biggest problem

    October 14, 2016 Ayatollah Mohammad-Ali Movahedi-Kermani has described US hegemony as the biggest problem Muslim nations encounter these days. “The US is dominating weak Islamic countries and some countries are…

    On Saudi Arabia and Iran: tread lightly

    October 14, 2016 by Mehdi Khalaji However hard it seems for Iran to fight against the United States’ “soft war,” nothing appears easier and less costly than mobilizing Iranians worldwide…

    Your Boycott Won’t Help Iranian Women

    October 14, 2016 by Azadeh Moaveni When the World Chess Federation designated Iran host of the 2017 Women’s World Chess Championship games, Mitra Hejazipour was thrilled. She is a women’s…

    Iran – Rich & submissive or poor & pure?

    October 14, 2016 by Amir Taheri By normal standards the Iranian economy, if not surging ahead in full sail, should at least be on an even keel. And, yet, according…