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Young Woman Jailed for Wanting to Watch Sport in Iran ! Demand Her Release ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, environment, Iran, women )

Cher
- 51 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25 year old Iranian-British national, was arrested on 30 June 2014 after peacefully protesting Iran's ban on women in sports stadiums. She was taken to Tehran's notorious Evin Prison, locked in solitary confinement without access
Influential Emirati Business Leader: If Arabs Remain Indifferent To Iran's Strategy, Their Grandchildren Will Be Speaking Farsi
World  (tags: Arab world, Iran, Emirati Business Leader )

David
- 51 days ago - memri.org
He noted that it was foolhardy to focus exclusively on IS when "the far greater challenge" was containing Iran's ambitions. He expressed his alarm at Iran's growing confidence in its ability to take over the Arab world.
Iran Prays for Rain Amid Acute Water Shortage
Environment  (tags: world, water, drought, Iran, environment, ecosystems, politics )

Cal
- 52 days ago - latimes.com
Concern is mounting about dwindling water supplies across Iran, from the densely populated, smog-ridden capital and its parched suburbs to provincial towns and cities to far-flung corners of the nation, much of which is desert
Iran's 'Happy' Dancers Sentenced to 91 Lashes, Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Iran, whipping, prison, dancing, Islam, religion )

Beatrice
- 63 days ago - foxnews.com
Iran's latest crackdown on freedom includes lashes and prison for seven young adults who posted a video of themselves dancing to the American pop hit "Happy" and a death sentence for a blogger accused of insulting Prophet Muhammad
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

CarrieSIC
- 89 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
ANALYSIS: This Time, Gaza Fighting Is 'Proxy War' for Entire Mideast
World  (tags: world, society, politics, war, middle-east, isrel, Arab States, proxy war, Snni vs. Shia, MuslimBortherhood, conservative Arab states, iran )

Cal
- 112 days ago - cnn.com
Unprecedented--Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia are seen as supporting Israel's crackdown on Hamas
Iran Offers Iraq 'Everything It Needs' to Fight ISIS
World  (tags: U.S., Iraq, Iran, ISIS, government, violence, war, politics, world, freedoms, conflict, interesting, news )

CarrieSIC
- 156 days ago - thedailybeast.com
"We face an existential threat. Unfortunately, when people are desperate, they will take desperate measures. We will go to whomever we can partner with to deal with the immediate threat."
An Iranian Artist Is Beautifying Tehran With Surreal Street Art
Offbeat  (tags: trompe-l'oeil, street art, wall painting, murals, Teheran, Iran, Mehdi Ghadyanloo )

Evelyn
- 158 days ago - policymic.com
Like dream sequences, Ghadyanloo's murals tell a fictional "endless story." Unsanctioned graffiti is illegal in Iran, though Ghadyanloo's work is sanctioned -- and even supported -- by the municipality.
Allow Women to Choose Whether to Wear a Hijab or Not!
World  (tags: humanrights, women's rights, iran, hijab, free, freedoms )

Adrian
- 182 days ago - yousign.org
Women should have the right to choose what they wear! Allow the women of Iran the freedom to take off their hijabs! Sign and share!
Six Arrested for Being 'Happy' in Tehran
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, Iran, womens' rights, music, cultural freedoms, repression, government, freedoms, culture, ethics, women, rights, news )

Cal
- 184 days ago - jpost.com
The video shows six young people, including unveiled women, dancing on Tehran rooftops to Pharrell William's song Happy.
Support Call for Gender Equality in Iran --- PLEASE SIGN!!
World  (tags: Iran, petition, Force Change, women's rights, Hassan Rouhani, freedoms, HumanRights, gender equality )

Lynn
- 203 days ago - forcechange.com
The president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, ... called for a change in mindset for those who believe that women's presence in society is a threat. ... Iran had a 'long way to go' ... to achieve gender equality. ... Iran's laws are draconian in relation to women.
US Gives Boeing, GE License to Sell Spare Parts to Iran
Business  (tags: Iran, Planes, Sanctions, USA )

Ray
- 229 days ago - rt.com
The US Treasury has awarded American-based Boeing and GE a license to sell spare parts to Iran. The move is part of a temporary sanctions relief deal that began in January, Reuters reported. The deal breaks a long trade silence between the US and Iran.
Neocons' Ukraine-Syria-Iran Gambit
World  (tags: Ukraine, Syria, Iran, US, Israel, neocons, neonazis, right-wing government, McCain, collaboration, regime change, conflict, warmongers, Putin, Obama )

Angelika
- 244 days ago - consortiumnews.com
The Ukraine crisis - in part stirred up by U.S. neocons - has damaged prospects for peace not only on Russia's borders but in two Middle East hotspots, Syria and Iran, which may have been exactly the point.
Iran: The Modern Persia
World  (tags: Iran, people, places, travel )

Kit
- 248 days ago - youtube.com
Iran located in southwestern Asia is the 18th largest land mass country in the world. Officially known as the Islamic Republic of Iran, the country is also often referred to as Persia.
As US Touts Thaw in Iran Relations, Iranians Spit on Obama Image, Prepare for 'Death to America' Day
World  (tags: Iran, Obama, Can't get No Respect, spits on Obama picture )

Beth
- 248 days ago - dailycaller.com
Despite President Obama's outreach to the new president of Iran, Islamic radicals walked over a U.S. flag and spat on Obama's image on their way to prayers on Friday. Mashregh, the media outlet of the Revolutionary Guards, published a photo of the image
 

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