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Stop Sending Animals to Outer Space - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Iran, astronauts, outer space, animals, monkeys, space, animal welfare, petition )

Offline
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
In Iran, astronauts have just sent a monkey outer space. This is the second monkey it's sent outer space but that's not all. These Iranian astronauts have revealed plans to send a persian cat for another experiment.
Tension Between Iran and Saudi Arabia Returns After Signs of Improved Ties
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, palestine, iran, society )

Cal
- 6 days ago - jpost.com
Senior Saudi and Iranian officials have renewed criticism of each other's interventions in the Middle East in a sign that tensions between the rival Gulf powers remain high despite top-level meetings this summer.
Iran: Stop Killing the Horses of Smugglers in Kurdistan - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Iran, horses, Kurdistan, smugglers, animal welfare )

Offline
- 13 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The smugglers in Iran Kurdistan province smuggle the small consignments of clothes, fabric, perfume and other products on their back or using the horses to make a small amount of money.
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
- 19 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
- 20 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
- 20 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
- 31 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 )

Carrie
- 58 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
- 81 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 )

Carrie
- 125 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
- 126 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
- 151 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
- 152 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
- 172 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
- 197 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.
 

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