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'Chastity patrols' to ensure Iranian women are well covered

Sep 19, 2014

'Chastity patrols' to ensure Iranian women are well covered

"Chastity patrols", created by an Iranian paramilitary group, are patrolling the streets of Iran to force women to go "well covered" in public. #Islam #Iran #Veil #Hijab #Iranian women #Chastity patrols #paramilitary group #Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Obama not meeting Rouhani during UN General Assembly but open to it Official

Sep 19, 2014

Obama not meeting Rouhani during UN General Assembly but open to it Official

US President Barack Obama is not scheduled to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York during the United Nations General Assembly next week, though the US leader remains open to such a meeting, a senior US official said on Thursday. #Obama #US #UN #Iran #nuclear deal #General Assembly #Rouhani
US is infatuated with sanctions, says Iran foreign minister in Washington

Sep 18, 2014

US is infatuated with sanctions, says Iran foreign minister in Washington

Asserting that the United States is obsessed with sanctions, the visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that sanctions, having become an end in themselves, do not serve any purpose. #Obama #US #Iran #Foreign Minister #IAEA #Geneva #Sanctions #US-Iran nuke deal #Md Zarif
Iran will not cooperate with US in helping Iraq fight ISIL

Sep 18, 2014

Iran will not cooperate with US in helping Iraq fight ISIL

Iran's foreign minister is ruling out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warning that the terrorist group poses a much broader global threat that needs new thinking to eradicate. #Obama #US #Syria #Iran #Iraq #Airstrikes #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS

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How Iran deal may bring down oil prices, cut Saudi Arabia to size

Jan 09, 2014

How Iran deal may bring down oil prices, cut Saudi Arabia to size

Saudi Arabia has been the sole decision-maker for years in determining the world oil prices and has been increasing and decreasing its daily output at will, without bothering about the Opec's set rules of business. #Dollar #HowThisWorks #Economy #India #US #Rupee #OPEC #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Abdel Bari-Al-Arousi
India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Nov 27, 2013

India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

I agree with the author's assessment that this can be beneficial to India in the long run but whether the benefits will accrue to the UPA government is not so clear. #Petrol #UPA government #Iran Deal

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India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Sep 19, 2014

Iran's Jila Baniyaghoob on journalism, prison and Rouhani

Iranian journalist and activist says freedom of speech and the press have not improved one iota under the new administration Jila Baniyaghoob, a prominent Iranian journalist and womens rights activist, has a charisma that comes through even on an onl... #Iran #Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Sep 18, 2014

Iran's 'Happy' dancers sentenced to 91 lashes, jail

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 Mohammad... #Iran #Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
India will benefit from the Iran deal, if not UPA

Sep 18, 2014

Iran rules out cooperating with US in Iraq

Iran's foreign minister on Wednesday ruled out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warned that the terrorist group poses a much broader global threat that needs new thinking to eradicate... #Iraq #Iran