Markazi, Iran Newswire

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  1. Iranian Journalists Alarmed As Media Legislation ResurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Critics say proposed new legislation in Iran would mean an end to any form of independent journalism in the Islamic republic while playing into the hands of the country's security organs and hard-line conservative judiciary, who would like to see even tighter state control of the media. Journalists in Iran are sounding the alarm over a government-drafted media regulation bill that is expected to be sent to the parliament for approval soon, after a two-year delay.

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  2. Iran Is Using Afghan Refugees As 'Cannon Fodder' In SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Daily Caller

    Afghanistan's Hazara minority is often forced to flee to Iran to escape persecution, but instead of welcoming their fellow Shia Muslims, the Islamic Republic is sending them to their death in Syria. Iran sends Afghan immigrants to Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad at a substantially higher rate than its own Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps , and thousands of Hazara fighters have died fighting in Syria for Iran, reports the Los Angeles Times .

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  3. To escape persecution, members of this Afghan minority flee to Iran - and get sent to fight in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Los Angeles Times

    Two men squatted before a freshly dug stretch of earth in a public cemetery here as traffic buzzed by on the adjacent highway. They had just buried their 18-year-old brother, Seyyed Zia Hoseyni.

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  4. John Bolton, Trump's Likely Secretary of State, Is Addicted to Regime ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Reason Magazine

    When George W. Bush nominated John Bolton to be his ambassador to the United Nations in 2005, it was cathartic for many conservatives, who had been stewing for years over the bureaucracy at Turtle Bay. A working-class guy from Baltimore with a Yosemite Sam mustache, Bolton had once opined that if U.N. headquarters "lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference."

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  5. Soy could help cut diabetes and heart risk in PCOS patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Food Technology

    Consumption of soy isoflavones by women with polycystic ovary syndrome could help prevent diabetes and cardiac problems, a new study has found. PCOS is a common endocrine system disorder among women of reproductive age, where ovaries become enlarges and contains small collections of fluid.

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  6. Kosovo Continues Confronting Radical IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Weekly Standard

    The Islamic Republic of Iran does not recognize the independence of the Republic of Kosovo. While the Balkan state of some 1.8 million people is 80 percent Muslim, few among them are Shia, save for some spiritual Sufis whose variety of Shiism is extremely heterodox when compared with Tehran's theocratic ideology. 1 comment

  7. Soy Supplements May Help Women With PCOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | News Max

    Women with a common hormone disorder known as polycystic ovary syndrome may have a lower risk of diabetes and heart disease when they take soy supplements, a small study suggests. PCOS develops when the female body makes higher than normal amounts of testosterone and androgens, sex hormones associated with male traits.

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  8. WestPac Prepositioning Ships Making Slow But Steady Progress In SeabasingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | U.S. Naval Institute

    Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Geneva on January 14 for a bilateral meeting to provide guidance to their negotiating teams before their next round of discussions, which begin on January 15. US State Dept. Photo If measured only by the ton, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , commonly referred to as "the Iran nuclear deal," would be considered a smashing success.

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  9. Trump's remarkable suggestion that Clinton's emails led to an Iranian defector's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Washington Post

    "Sean, we've got to get to the bottom of it. We've got to find out whether Mr. Amiri, who was executed this last weekend, was essentially, he became public because of the revelations in Hillary Clinton's emaila . 1 comment

  10. Executed Nuclear Scientist Returned to Iran After His Family Was Held - Hostage,' Opposition SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Cybercast News Service

    The Iranian nuclear scientist executed last week for allegedly spying for the U.S. moved here under under mysterious circumstances in 2009, then returned to Iran a year later because his family back home was threatened with persecution, an Iranian opposition group said Monday. "By taking [Shahram Amiri's] family hostage, exerting pressure on his family and making bogus promises, the regime compelled Amiri to return to Iran in 2010, but imprisoned him despite promises to the contrary," the National Council of Resistance of Iran said.

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  11. Iraqi, Lebanese militias deploy to Syriaa s AleppoRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | The Tribune

    Iran-backed militant groups from Lebanon and Iraq are deploying hundreds of additional fighters to front lines in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Iranian media and militia officials said Monday, after Syrian rebels breached a government-imposed siege and cut a key government route to the contested city over the weekend. The reinforcements by at least four groups, described by officials and state media as "elite," will shore up Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces there as fighting over control of the city intensifies.

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  12. Iraqi, Lebanese militias deploy to Syria's AleppoRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Iran-backed militant groups from Lebanon and Iraq are deploying hundreds of additional fighters to front lines in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Iranian media and militia officials said Monday, after Syrian rebels breached a government-imposed siege and cut a key government route to the contested city over the weekend. The reinforcements by at least four groups, described by officials and state media as "elite," will shore up Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces there as fighting over control of the city intensifies.

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  13. Iran Executes Gay TeenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | The Other McCain

    Iran's regime executed a gay adolescent in July - the first confirmed execution of someone convicted as a juvenile in the Islamic Republic in 2016 - Amnesty International reported this week. Hassan Afshar, 19, was hanged in Arak Prison in Iran's Markazi Province on July 18, after he was convicted of "forced male-to-male anal intercourse" in early 2015, the NGO said in a statement Tuesday.

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  14. Iranian nuclear scientist who claimed CIA abduction reportedly executedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Jerusalem Post

    Iranian scientist Shahram Amiri speaks with journalists as he arrives at the Imam Khomini airport in Tehran July 15, 2010. An Iranian nuclear scientist who had been detained following his return from the US about five years ago was executed last week, the BBC cited his family as saying Saturday.

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  15. Teen Executed for Gay Sex in Iran Is Latest in Long TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Advocate

    Iran recently executed a gay teen, reminding the world that it still regularly kills minors no matter what international law says. Amnesty International this week decried the hanging of gay Iranian teenager, Hassan Afshar, as proof of the country's "sickening enthusiasm for putting juveniles to death" and as a "contravention of international law" that "knows no bounds."

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  16. Soy may prevent diabetes, heart disease for women with PCOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Medical News Today

    According to a study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism , consuming soy may be beneficial to improve metabolic and cardiovascular health in women who have polycystic ovary syndrome. Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common condition that affects how a woman's ovaries work.

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  17. Compliance CostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    Observers of the Iran deal will note that since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action "Implementation Day" in mid-January 2016, two International Atomic Energy Agency reports have been released that appear to offer a somewhat rosy view of Iran's behaviour, concluding that Iran has so far complied with the terms of the nuclear deal. Iran shipped out most of its stockpile of low enriched uranium , removed about two thirds of its centrifuges, placing them in IAEA-monitored storage, and poured concrete into the core of the heavy-water reactor at Arak.

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  18. Iran Hangs Teen for Rape Committed as a Juvenile, Rights Group SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | WMAL-AM Washington

    A teenager convicted of raping a boy in Iran was hanged in what an Amnesty International official called proof of the country's "sickening enthusiasm" for putting juvenile offenders to death. The July 18 hanging of Hassan Afshar, 19, at Arak prison in Markazi Province was the first confirmed execution of a juvenile offender in the country this year, Amnesty International said.

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  19. Soy May Help Protect Women with PCOS From Diabetes, Heart DiseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | Newswise

    Washington, DC- Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome -a common cause of female infertility-may be able to improve their metabolic and cardiovascular health by consuming soy isoflavones, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism . Soy isoflavones are naturally occurring plant-based estrogens found in the soybean plant.

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  20. Soy may help protect women with PCOS from diabetes, heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome -a common cause of female infertility-may be able to improve their metabolic and cardiovascular health by consuming soy isoflavones, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism . Soy isoflavones are naturally occurring plant-based estrogens found in the soybean plant.

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