Archive for July, 2015

Iran’s working mums face sack after maternity leave

Iran’s working mums face sack after maternity leave

A new law enshrining nine months of paid leave for mothers has been passed yetRead More

Afghan children still denied education despite Leader’s edict

Afghan children still denied education despite Leader’s edict

Iranian schools are still rejecting many Afghan children despite a statement by Iran’s Supreme LeaderRead More

The Truth Behind Asia Bibi’s Stay of Execution

The Truth Behind Asia Bibi’s Stay of Execution

Wednesday’s announcement that Pakistani Christian Aasiya Noreen (a.k.a. Asia Bibi) has been allowed to appealRead More

Annual Consumption of Alcohol in Iran: 420 Million Liters

Annual Consumption of Alcohol in Iran: 420 Million Liters

Merely a week after the end of the fasting month of Ramadhan, a senior officialRead More

Singer’s pro-nuclear song no guarantee of gov’t approval

Singer’s pro-nuclear song no guarantee of gov’t approval

Iran’s Ministry of Culture says it has not given any guarantees to underground singer AmirRead More

Opposition to the nuclear deal and the belligerence of Iranian Revolutionary Guard

Opposition to the nuclear deal and the belligerence of Iranian Revolutionary Guard

Immediately after the nuclear Iran deal, military commanders and senior officials of the Islamic RepublicRead More

Iran Accuses Bahrain of Stoking Gulf Tensions

Iran Accuses Bahrain of Stoking Gulf Tensions

Iran on Sunday accused Sunni-ruled Bahrain of stoking tensions in the Gulf by making unfoundedRead More

Pastor Farshid Fathi Finally Transferred to Political-Religious Ward

Pastor Farshid Fathi Finally Transferred to Political-Religious Ward

Prison authorities in Rajaei-Shahr prison finally accepted Pastor Fathi’s request to be transferred to theRead More

Kerry Says Issue Of Captive Americans Brought Up At Nuclear Talks

Kerry Says Issue Of Captive Americans Brought Up At Nuclear Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the topic of detained U.S. citizens in IranRead More

Supreme Leader: Iran’s Stance Toward U.S. ‘Won’t Change’

Supreme Leader: Iran’s Stance Toward U.S. ‘Won’t Change’

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has said the Islamic republic’s opposition to the “arrogant” UnitedRead More