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New hostage crisis in Iran

Tuesday 01 January 2013

New hostage crisis in Iran

Washington Times : At the end of her 49-day hunger strike, Iranian activist Nasrin Sotoudeh smuggled a letter from her Evin prison cell letting the world know about the 36 other female political prisoners incarcerated with her in Evin. This number is a new high. However, those women are not alone. Thirteen of them have immediate family members either in prison or under judicial pursuit.

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Iranian-American Pastor Arrested; Imprisoned in Evin Prison


Iranian-American Pastor Arrested; Imprisoned in Evin Prison

Pastor Saeed Abedini, who is 32 years old, is an Iranian Christian convert and citizen of the United States. Iranian security authorities arrested him during his trip to Iran to visit his family. He is being held in Evin prison with no time given for his release .

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Sakharov prize honours those 'standing up for better Iran'

Sakharov prize honours those 'standing up for better Iran'

STRASBOURG, France (AFP) — The European Parliament roundly condemned Iran as it awarded its prestigious Sakharov prize Wednesday to lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and film-maker Jafar Panahi, who are both detained back home .

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Sattar Beheshti’s 40th Day Passing Memorial Services Raided

Thursday 13 December 2012

Sattar Beheshti’s 40th Day Passing Memorial Services Raided

Persianbanoo - Attendees at Sattar Beheshti’s 40th day passing memorial services were beaten and several were arrested .

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Sep 8, 2012 8:35 PM ET Last Updated: Sep 8, 2012 8:21 PM ET Read 527

Why Canada severed relations with Iran

Experts offer their opinions on the government's abrupt and surprising move
By Daniel Schwartz, CBC News Posted:

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Canada cuts diplomatic ties with Iran`s regime




Canada cuts diplomatic ties with Iran`s regime

Canada closes Tehran embassy and expels Iranian diplomats over support for Syria, nuclear plans and alleged rights abuses
Saeed Kamali Dehghan

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guardian.co.uk, Friday 7 September 2012 15.50 BST

Iran's supreme leader orders fresh terror attacks on West

By Con Coughlin7:00AM BST 22 Aug 2012

Iran's supreme leader orders fresh terror attacks on West

[h2Iran's Supreme Leader has ordered the country's Revolutionary Guards to intensify its campaign of terror attacks against the West and its allies in retaliation for supporting the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria.]read more...

Israel demands nuclear ultimatum for Iran

Israel demands nuclear ultimatum for Iran

Israel declared that international talks with Iran on its nuclear programme had failed as it demanded a deadline of "just a few weeks" be handed down to Tehran to scrap its atomic build-up.

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WHEN an American presidential candidate visits Israel and his key message is to encourage us to

Opinion

Israel’s Fading Democracy
By AVRAHAM BURG

Published: August 4, 2012
Jerusalem


WHEN an American presidential candidate visits Israel and his key message is to encourage us to pursue a misguided war with Iran, declaring it “a solemn duty and a moral imperative” for America to stand with our warmongering prime minister, we know that something profound and basic has changed in the relationship between Israel and the United States.

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Iran Propping Up Syria's Cash Reserves

Regime Could Be Kept In Power For Months
By Barbara Starr CNN Pentagon Correspondent

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New York police link nine 2012 plots to Iran, proxies

By Mark Hosenball / Fri Jul 20, 2012 9:15pm IST
LONDON (Reuters) - New York police believe Iranian Revolutionary Guards or their proxies have been involved so far this year in nine plots against Israeli or Jewish targets around the world,

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 France plans Friends of Syria meet, rejects iran`s regime


France plans Friends of Syria meet, rejects iran`s regime

Fri Jun 8, 2012 1:08am IST
PARIS(Reuters) - France will host a meeting on July 6 of countries that back the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad but said on Thursday it would not include Iran in attempts to resolve the worsening crisis .

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A turning point in Syria ?

A turning point in Syria ?

Yusef Khalil looks at the dynamics of the Syrian revolutionary movement--and the regime's effort to drown the resistance in blood .][h2May 31, 2012
The bodies of civilians massacred in the city of Houla
THE LATEST massacre in Syria--which killed more than a 100 men, women and children in their homes in the city of Houla--is only the latest of the horrors that Syrians have been living through after they dared rise up against the 40-year dictatorship of the Assad family .]

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  How Femcee and Persian Refugee, Saye Sky Is using Hip Hop to Change the World

How Femcee and Persian Refugee, Saye Sky Is using Hip Hop to Change the World

Shannon March 29, 2012

I’m sure we’re all tired of hearing the old debate over whether or not “hip hop is dead.” Is hip hop still relevant? Something happened in one of my public relations courses recently that made me think about Saye Sky, femcee from Iran who is truly inspiring .

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Rap and Radical Islam: A Hazardous Combination

Rap and Radical Islam: A Hazardous Combination

With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan lasting over a decade now, occasionally we Americans can forget just how bad things are for many men and women living in the Middle East. The poverty, the lack of basic food and resources, the oppressive regimes – and most importantly the limitations on even the most basic freedoms .

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World powers seek to ease nuclear deadlock with Iran

World powers seek to ease nuclear deadlock with Iran



(Reuters) - Iran and six world powers began rare talks on Saturday to try to halt a downward diplomatic spiral over Tehran's nuclear program and ease fears of a new Middle East war.

The talks, in Istanbul, the first between Iran and the six powers in 15 months, are unlikely to yield any major breakthrough but Western diplomats hope to see readiness from Tehran to start to discuss issues of substance

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Exiled son of shah of Iran calls on Israel to aid opposition, not bomb nuclear program sites.By

Exiled son of shah of Iran calls on Israel to aid opposition, not bomb nuclear program sites.By

Associated Press, Published: April 9

JERUSALEM — The exiled son of the toppled shah of Iran called on Israel not to bomb his home country, but rather to help the opposition to the ruling system, in an interview aired Monday on Israeli television.

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Exclusive: Shell scrambles to pay huge bill for Iran oil

Exclusive: Shell scrambles to pay huge bill for Iran oil

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Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell is struggling to pay off $1 billion that it owes Iran for crude oil because European Union and U.S. financial sanctions now make it almost impossible to process payments, industry sources said.

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