Qom, Iran Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Tehran Jails Son Of Top Revolutionary Cleric Over Execution TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    A court in Iran has sentenced the son of one of Iran's founding revolutionaries to six years in prison for releasing a decades-old tape in which his father denounced the mass execution of prisoners in 1988. Media in Iran reported that a clerical court in the city of Qom on November 27 convicted Ahmad Montazeri of charges of "acting against national security" and "releasing a classified audio file."

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  2. Israel orders more F-35 warplanes from USRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | DefenceTalk News

    An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant carries two internal AGM-154 Joint Stand-Off Weapons for the first time during a weapons environment test Aug. 27 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Israel will order 17 more US-made F-35 warplanes to take its fleet of stealthy Joint Strike Fighters to 50 over the next few years, the premier's office said Sunday.

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  3. Iran Cleric Receives Jail Sentence for Releasing Execution TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Voice of America

    Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri sits during a gathering for Eid al-Fitr prayers in Qom, Oct. 1, 2008. Clerics from left are Mojtaba Lotfi, Abas Ali Fateh, and Montazeri's son Ahmad.

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  4. Piece of Iran in YerevanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | PanArmenian Network

    The relations between Armenia and Iran count thousands of years, although they had not always been friendly. After the Republic of Armenia regained independence, the two states engaged in close cooperation, strengthening economic and cultural ties.

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  5. Donald Who?:Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | BrothersJudd Blog

    Still, in the perennial struggle between hardliners and reformists, the reformists seem in some ways to be gaining the upper hand. Buoyed by gains in the parliament elected in the spring, President Hassan Rouhani has emerged from the hardliners' clutches.

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  6. Theocratic troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Economist

    FOR years, the victims say, he touched boys memorising holy texts at the Supreme Koran Council in Tehran. On trips abroad, the Koranic reciter would allegedly lure Islam's equivalent of choirboys, some as young as 12, to his hotel room.

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  7. Activist Imprisoned in Iran for Protesting Against Acid Attacks on Hunger StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Ali Shariati , who was imprisoned in 2015 for participating in a demonstration in front of Parliament against acid attacks on women, has gone on hunger strike "in protest against his forced return to prison to serve a sentence that has no legal basis," said his mother, Shayesteh-ol-Sadat Shahidi. "My son has always been a supporter of [President Hassan Rouhani's] government," Shahidi told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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  8. PHOTOS: Iran Holds Funeral For 10 More Soldiers Killed In Syrian WarRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran's official IRNA news agency reports that a funeral ceremony has been held in the city of Qom for 10 soldiers who were killed while fighting in Syria. The November 10 report said the families and relatives of the deceased soldiers, as well as authorities and local citizens, attended the funeral about 130 kilometers south of Tehran.

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  9. Why Trump won - the Brexit ReduxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Kiwiblog

    Long time readers of Kiwiblog may recall my incorrect predictions before the 2008 and 2012 Presidential Elections. This time around, aside from a few posts in the primary season, I decided to refrain from writing and predicting. 3 comments

  10. Iran Holds Funeral for 10 Soldiers Killed in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | News Max

    Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that a funeral ceremony has been held for 10 soldiers who were killed in Syria. The Thursday report said the families and relatives of the deceased soldiers, as well as authorities and local citizens, attended the funeral in holy city of Qom, some 80 miles south of the capital Tehran.

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  11. Iran Holds Funeral For 10 More Soldiers Killed In Syrian WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Iran's official IRNA news agency reports that a funeral ceremony has been held in the city of Qom for 10 soldiers who were killed while fighting in Syria. The November 10 report said the families and relatives of the deceased soldiers, as well as authorities and local citizens, attended the funeral about 130 kilometers south of Tehran.

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  12. Iran Football Federation fined over 'religious manifestations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    Federation Internationale de Football Association has levied a fine of thousands of dollars on the Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran over "several religious manifestations" during the third round of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against South Korea. On Thursday, the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer announced in a statement that Iran broke the rules in the Group A fixture at Tehran's Azadi Stadium on October 11, and had to pay 45,000 Swiss francs for the misconduct.

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  13. Iranian Political Prisoner Remains Jailed Two Years After Family Posts $362K Bail AmountRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Two years ago the family of political prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared posted an unusually high bail amount for her temporary release on furlough , but her husband says Iran's Intelligence Ministry is blocking her release from Evin Prison's Women's Ward , where she has been held since 2009. "In 2014 they demanded 1.15 billion tomans in bail to grant her furlough," Akbari-Monfared's husband, Hassan Jafari, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

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  14. Iranian Turks' new parliamentary faction breaking more taboosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Trend

    For the first time in the Islamic Republic's history, Iranian Turkic-speaking MPs, including Azerbaijanis formed a parliamentary faction calling it "Faction of Turkic Regions." The faction held its first meeting on Oct. 30 and elected Masoud Pezeshkian and Nader Qazipour, Tabriz and Urmia representatives, as its head and deputy head, respectively.

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  15. GOP leaders in Congress want to vote on the Iran Sanctions Act as soon as NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to the crowd in the holy city of Qom, south of Tehran The Republican leaders of the US House of Representatives plan a vote as soon as mid-November on a 10-year reauthorization of the Iran Sanctions Act, congressional aides told Reuters on Tuesday. The act, which expires on Dec. 31, is one of the major pieces of unfinished business facing lawmakers when they return to Washington after the Nov. 8 election.

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  16. Iran sets up a second home in Castro's CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Babalu Blog

    Over the last eight years it has become painfully obvious that President Obama's theory on foreign policy is that the interests of the United States are best served when we surrender to brutal dictatorships who are America's enemies and shower them with millions of dollars in exchange for absolutely nothing. That dubious and desperately failed policy then eliminates any surprise that Iran and Cuba, two America-hating dictatorships that are major beneficiaries of the president's ill-advised largess are becoming very good friends.

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  17. Prominent Iranian Koran Reciter Accused Of Sexual AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    A prominent Iranian Koran reciter and teacher is facing allegations of sexual abuse lodged against him by several of his students, who claim that he sexually assaulted them several years ago. Saeed Tusi who is known for reciting the Koran at state events attended by senior officials, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has denied the allegations against him as "false and spurious," and suggested the story was suitable only for the movies.

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  18. IRGC to expand Basij special forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | The Long War Journal

    The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps held a commemoration ceremony in Tehran on Friday for members of the Fatehin Special Unit of the Basij paramilitary killed in combat in Syria. IRGC chief commander Maj.

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  19. Cuba, Iran's island in the sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | The Hill

    The Obama administration thinks Iran's influence in Latin America is waning. That means it does not view the 80 or so cultural centers Iran has established across Central and South America as a threat.

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  20. Ayatollah Montazeri's Son Legally Defends Releasing Audio File of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Ahmad Montazeri, the son of late Grand Ayatollah Hosseinali Montazeri-the once successor to Iran's first supreme leader-has been charged with "acting against national security" and "revealing state secrets" for publishing an audio recording of his father denouncing the Islamic Republic's mass execution of prisoners in 1988. Montazeri represented himself without a defense lawyer in the Special Clerics Court in Qom-in a trial that lasted four hours-on October 19, 2016 because he was prevented from freely choosing his own lawyer.

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