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Iran's 'Happy' Dancers Sentenced to 91 Lashes, Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Iran, whipping, prison, dancing, Islam, religion )

Beatrice
- 93 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
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
- 188 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.
Mother's Love Helped Actress Overcome War, Poverty and Bullying to Find Fame in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: violence, war, Iran, orphaned, Sahel Rose, Japan, love )

Naoko
- 301 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Orphaned at the age of 4, Sahel Rosa celebrates her birthday every Oct. 21 and Oct. 23, although she will never know for sure on what date she came into this world.
IAPMC Petition for A Nuclear Weapons Free Middle East
Offbeat  (tags: middle-east, UnitedNations, war, israel, iran, prevention, protection )

Abdessala
- 783 days ago - iapmc.org
Peace loving people must speak out. We are calling for support of the Conference to be convened by the Secretary-General of the United Nations together with Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States, in Helsinki, Finland in December, 2012, to be at
Injured Iranian Cat Brought To San Francisco For Treatment
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cats, rescued, U.S, Iran, interesting )

Raymond
- 967 days ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
Although the U.S. and Iran are at odds politically, a partnership between animal care groups in the two countries helped to save a cat found seriously injured in the Iranian capital of Tehran by sending it to San Francisco for treatment.
How To Create Enemies, Persian Style
Offbeat  (tags: Iran, opinion, government, interesting, news, educations, odd )

Sally Ann
- 1558 days ago - newsblaze.com
It seems more and more likely that a bunch of Iranian teenagers are in charge, guided by an extremely poor translation of How to Win Friends and Influence People.
Pets in Iran Driven Underground By Religious Rulings
Offbeat  (tags: iran, pets, dogs, maglined, dog owners, religious rulings, unfairness )

Simone
- 1573 days ago - animals.change.org
Earlier this summer, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi issued a fatwa against dogs, calling them "unclean." Dog owners have spent the summer in fear of being stopped by the police and fined for such offenses as taking their dogs to the park or for a
How An Oil Company Helped Destroy Democracy
Offbeat  (tags: BP, Iran, democracy, history of BP )

Bev
- 1635 days ago - pacificfreepress.com
My decision not to give BP my business started a long time ago in another kind of ``spill`` entirely- the destruction of Iran`s democracy more than a half a century ago. **Tom Engelhardt **Stephen Kinzer
Iran to Hold Asiatic Cheetah Festival
Offbeat  (tags: iran, cheetahs, festival, conservation, endangered wild cats, awareness )

Simone
- 1685 days ago - presstv.ir
The Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah (CAC) project is planning to hold a festival in an attempt to increase public awareness about the endangered species.
Blowing Them Away Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
Offbeat  (tags: 2008, americans, bizarre, children, crime, culture, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, interesting, odd, news, off-beat, safety, technology, unusual, usa, women, world, iran, russia, missle )

Todd
- 2469 days ago - tomdispatch.com
Imagine, for a moment, that you live in a small town somewhere near the Southern California coast. You're going about your daily life, trying to scrape by in hard times, when the missile hits. It might have come from the Iranian unmanned aerial vehicle
Iranian Man to Pay 124,000-Rose Dowry
Offbeat  (tags: culture, rose, roses, iran, dowry )

Randy
- 2482 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
An Iranian court has ordered a man to give his wife the 124,000 roses that he promised in her dowry, after she filed a complaint to claim it. Lesson: Don't be stingy!
Beauty Business Thrives in Iran
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Iran, Beauty business )

Ladyhawk
- 2628 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Breast augmentation? Hair extension? Body tanning? Ziba has done it all in Islamic Iran, where only a woman's face and hands should be visible and the garments she wears in public must hide her curves.Wearing the all-enveloping chador (veil) or a headscar
   

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