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Qom, Iran Newswire

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  1. Cleric's Kosovo Arrest Puts Iran's Balkan Activities Under SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    An image published by the Iran-based Al-Mustafa U International University shows the opening of their semester in Prishtina, Kosovo's capital. Iran's promotion of its brand of Shi'ite Islam across the Middle East has been obvious for decades, but such activities in Europe largely managed to fly under the radar.

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  2. ASIA/IRAQ -Chaldean Patriarch proposes to Iranian and Iraqi Shiites...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Fides News

    A Standing Committee for Dialogue between representatives of Shiite religious centres and the Chaldean Patriarchate to tackle together in friendly cooperation difficulties experienced by the local people. This concrete proposal emerged during a visit on Monday 25 July to Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael Ist by four representatives of the Shiite academic institution of Najaf and Qom .

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  3. Tehran is Launching Attacks on Iranian Dissidents in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Townhall

    Iraqi time), over 50 missiles were fired against Camp Liberty. Because of the proximity of Tehran's militias in range of Camp Liberty, it appears as if they were launched by those affiliated with the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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  4. Iran's Conservatives Lash Out at New Female Fashion TrendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran's anti-vice squads, also referred to as the morality police, are particularly busy in the hot summer months when Iranian women wear lighter clothes and are less observant of the mandatory hijab. But this year the squads are focusing on a new "threat:" women wearing clothes with large English words on them.

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  5. Boris Johnson and Anti-DiplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Dissident Voice

    British politics has seen it before: a good deal of political bloodletting in a dramatic Cabinet reshuffle. Prime Minister Harold Macmillan did so on July 13, 1962 in what became known as Britain's own variant of the much cruder and bloodier German event of 1934.

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  6. Lebanese Hezbollah training special Afghan Fatemiyoun forces for combat in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Long War Journal

    Established by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to fight in the Syrian Civil War on behalf of Bashar Assad's government, the Afghan Fatemiyoun Division is comprised of Afghan Shias primarily recruited from the diaspora in Iran, and some from Afghanistan. The Fatemiyoun's call to jihad is to defend Shia shrines in Syria, particularly the Sayyida Zaynab mosque in Damascus.

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  7. Italy expects to sign $1.1 billion Iran high-speed rail deal in Feb 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | AME Info

    Italy's state railways company expects to sign a contract to build the first stretch of a high-speed rail line in Iran in February 2017, its chief executive said on Thursday. The contract for the roughly 100 km-stretch between Qom and Arak is worth about 1 billion euros , Ferrovie dello Stato chief Renato Mazzoncini said at an event in Rome.

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  8. Raymond Tanter: Tehran Is Launching Attacks on Iranian Dissidents in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Iran Liberty

    On July 4, 2016 , over 50 missiles were fired against Camp Liberty. Because of the proximity of Tehran's militias in range of Camp Liberty, it appears as if they were launched by those affiliated with the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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  9. Tehran Is Launching Attacks on Iranian Dissidents in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Townhall

    On July 4, 2016 , over 50 missiles were fired against Camp Liberty. Because of the proximity of Tehran's militias in range of Camp Liberty, it appears as if they were launched by those affiliated with the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

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  10. German tourists injured in traffic accident in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Trend

    Two of the German passengers were taken to hospital by helicopter while another one was carried by ambulance, Qom representative to the parliament Ahmad Amirabadi told Mehr news agency July 5.

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  11. Westerners who don hijabs in Iran are a disgrace :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | New York Post

    In Iran, do as the mullahs say, not as Iranians do. This seems to be the motto adopted by a string of foreign dignitaries rushing to Tehran in the wake of the mythical "nuke deal" marketed by the Obama administration.

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  12. 72% of Iran's population struggling with long-term drought: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Payvand News of Iran

    Since the beginning of the current crop year in Iran and based on the indices of the past nine months periods of drought have affected parts of Isfahan, Yazd, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, South Khorasan, Khorasan Razavi, Fars, Kerman, Semnan, Sistan-Baluchestan, Qom, Markazi, Gilan, and Mazandaran to different extents, Shahrokh Fateh said. According to statistics, 31 percent of the country's total land area is suffering mild drought, 29 percent is facing moderate drought, 12 percent is being plagued by severe drought, and one percent is struggling with extreme drought, Fateh told ISNA news agency.

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  13. Audio version of Parvin Etesami's divan released in ArmenianRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Groong

    TEHRAN – An audio version of the divan of Iranian poet Parvin Etesami has recently been released in Armenia. Recited in the Armenian language by famous reciter Aida Asaturian, the audiobook contains a selection of Etesami's poetry published by Iran's Cultural Office in Armenia in collaboration with the Mehr, an Iranian-Armenian Cultural Club.

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  14. Who Really Imprisons Ayatollahs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Commentary Magazine

    There is an unfolding crisis in Bahrain. It began when the country's government, perhaps with Saudi urging, stripped the citizenship of Isa Qasim, the leading ayatollah resident on the island.

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  15. Iran Shuts Down Ghanoon Newspaper Following Critical ReportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iranian newspaper Ghanoon says it has been closed by the judiciary following complaints from the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps . The paper said on its website on June 20 that it has been accused of "libel and publishing falsehoods to create public anxiety."

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  16. Iran general warns Bahrain after Shia cleric stripped of citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Daily Star

    The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has suggested there could be armed resistance in Bahrain after the Sunni Muslim-ruled kingdom's top Shia cleric was stripped of his citizenship. They chanted slogans denouncing King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa and the government.

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  17. Bahrain strips top Shia cleric Isa Qassim of citizenshipRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Manama, June 20 : Top shia cleric of Bahrain on Monday was stripped by the Sunni-ruled Bahrain of his citizenship, state media report. An interior ministry statement accused Sheikh Isa Qassim of using his position to "serve foreign interests" and promote "sectarianism and violence," BBC reported.

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  18. Australia Boots Anti-Gay Iranian ClericRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    In the wake of the Orlando massacre, Sheikh Farrokh Bahram Sekaleshfar's incitement to murder is seen as too much for Canberra. Sheikh Farrokh Bahram Sekaleshfar, a Shia cleric of Iranian descent, sits opposite a reporter from the Australian TV network ABC.

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  19. Hardline Council Fires New Shot against Rouhani Administration in Battle Over Social Media in IranRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    The directive by Iran's Supreme Cyberspace Council to require social messaging apps to start storing user data in Iran within a year was the result of a majority vote by people directly appointed to the body by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, a source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. Iranian officials have previously made several unsuccessful attempts to convince the owners of social messaging apps to move their servers to Iran, but the Council's directive is the first instance of a government agency trying to force the demand.

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  20. Khomeini Grandson Defends Decades-Old Mass Political ExecutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Ali Khomeini, a grandson of revolutionary leader and Islamic Republic of Iran founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, has defended thousands of summary executions of political prisoners in 1988 following a fatwa by his grandfather. Some sources claim that more than 5,000 members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization and further leftist groups, students, and others were executed in the span of a few months.

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