Friday Sep 12
Iranian Grand Ayatollah Declares 3G Immoral -
An Iranian Gran Ayatollah has declared that broadband -- specifically 3G connections -- are morally unsound . Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, in a response to questions on his website recently, proclaimed that "all third generation [3G] and high-speed internet services, prior to realization of the required conditions for the National Information Network , is against Sharia and against moral and human standards."
Friday Sep 12
Iran is one of the ancient cities steadily over the years, and the magnificent ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire during the reign of Iran. Building on the ancient city of Persepolis known that during the reign of Darius, Xerxes and Artaxerxes was built for about 50 years, the central ritual ceremonies and celebrations especially New Year's.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Iran: Imprisoned Dervishes on hunger strike demand justice
In a statement entitled 'The Will', Gonabadi Dervishes imprisoned in Iran who continue their hunger strike that began on August 31, call on freedom-loving people to bring to justice the Iranian regime's authorities involved in torturing prisoners. Some member of the group of nine striking Gonabadi Dervishes being held in Tehran's Evin Prison and a prison in city of Shiraz have refused to take their medicine for the past week.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Persecuted in Iran, Baha'is worse off in Iraq
New Delhi, Sep 7 - While the rising tide of arrests of Baha'is in Iran and destruction of their cemetery in Shiraz continues to grab headlines, the community - best known in India for their magnificent lotus-shaped marble temple here that is visited by thousands every day - is facing no less threat to its physical safety in neighbouring Iraq, one of the places of origins of the religion. Spread in small numbers in and around Baghdad, the Baha'is continue to face social exclusion even after the fall of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, whose Baath Party banned the religion in 1970.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
British jihadis flee ISIS maniacs and now want to return back home
Brits fighting with Islamic State are appalled by the barbarous tactics of commanders and are scared they will be killed as defectors At least 30 fighters are known to have split from a unit near the terror group's headquarters in Raqqa and are A understood to have escaped north towards the border with Turkey. Many of the young men travelled to the Middle East to fight Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's regime but instead became caught up in gun battles between warring rebel groups.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
UN Human Rights Experts Urge Iran To Protect Baha'i Cemetery
Three UN experts on human rights in Iran, freedom of religion, and minority issues have urged the government of Iran to stop the destruction of a Baha'i cemetery by Revolutionary Guards. The Revolutionary Guards are reported to have put up signs detailing plans to build a cultural and sports center on the site of the Baha'i cemetery in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Iranian cleric issues fatwa against 3G and high-speed Internet
The President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani has called on the country's clerics to have a more open mind towards the Internet and other technologies, after a leading cleric declared high-speed internet to be "against Sharia" and "against moral standards".
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Ayatollah Urges Iran To Boycott 'Immoral' High-Speed Mobile Data
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Sat Aug 30, 2014
Payvand News of Iran
Iran Bolsters Surveillance of Phones, Internet
One year after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani assumed the office of President, the regime in Tehran is apparently stepping up surveillance of its citizens' online and telephone activities, threatening some with punishment for "seditious" activities.
Iran inaugurates its biggest solar power plant
TEHRAN Iran on Thursday officially inaugurated its biggest solar power plant with the capacity to produce 514 kilowatt hours of electricity, twice the capacity of the country's second biggest solar plant in Shiraz.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Voice of America
US Grants Intelsat, Eutelsat New Waivers for Iran Channels
Iranian soldiers destroying satellite dishes with an army tank in the southwestern city of Shiraz.
Payvand News of Iran
Senior Iranian Ayatollah Says High-Speed Mobile Internet Is Un-Islamic
A leading conservative cleric in Iran is worried about the "negative features" of high-speed mobile Internet and 3G services.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Obama, Kerry Ignore Law on Cemetery Desecration
Earlier this month, President Obama signed into law the " Protect Cemeteries Act " which amended the International Religious Freedom Act to include cemetery desecration as a violation of religious freedom.
First-ever European luxury train to set off Iran journey
The first European private train to enter Iran will make a two-week journey from Budapest to Tehran in October.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
International Business Times
Excess Salt Intake Can Kill You
While salt makes food edible and tasty, various studies conducted by researchers from across the globe has revealed that salt is "the single most harmful substance in the food supply".
Iranian Ayatollah rules broadband internet is unethical, inhumane
Iran has the highest total number of internet users in the Middle East, but its average data speed is about a tenth of the global average.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Family Badge
Activist Bringing 8 Burned Iranian Children to Texas for Treatment
They were 8 years old and at their school in a village near the Iranian city of Shiraz when fire broke out inside their locked classroom.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Enemy has faced - strategic mistake': military official
A top ranking military official said in Shiraz on Monday that all evidences suggest the enemy has faced a "strategic mistake" in its plots against Iran, the Persian service of the Mehr reported.