Rasht, Iran Newswire

Rasht, Iran Newswire

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  1. Iranian movie wins award at Moroccan festivalRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Tehran Times

    Iranian director/writer Safi Yazdanian's debut film "What's the Time in Your World?" has won best screenplay award at the 21st Rabat Auteur Film Festival -- Festival International du cinA ma d'auteur . "What's the Time in Your World?" starring Ali Mosaffa and Leila Hatami is about Goli, a young woman who arrives in her hometown of Rasht after 20 years of living in France.

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  2. Iranian women and youth disillusioned over parliamentary voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Times of Oman

    Iranian women wait to cast their votes during the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, in this June 12, 2009 file Photo - Reuters/Files Iranian women wait to cast their votes during the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, in this June 12, 2009 file Photo - Reuters/Files Iranian women take a selfie at the Dizin ski resort, northwest of Tehran in this January 15, 2016 file photo. Photo - Reuters/TIMA/Files Iranian women wait in line outside a polling station during the Iranian presidential election in Tehran, in this June 12, 2009 file photo.

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  3. Many Iranian Women, Youth Feel Failed by Reformists Ahead of VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Voice of America

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani registers for February's election of the Assembly of Experts, the clerical body that chooses the supreme leader, at the Interior Ministry in Tehran, Dec. 21, 2015. Many Iranian women and young people are disillusioned about the upcoming elections, desperate for reform but losing hope in their pragmatic president and his promise of a freer society.

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  4. Hope, frustration, after sanctions liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NEWS.com.au

    HONEY is a great sweetener - but a pantry full of it means you are not managing your money. Here's how sensible shopping can save you a bundle.

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  5. Insight - Many Iranian women and youth feel failed by reformists ahead of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Many Iranian women and young people are disillusioned about the upcoming elections, desperate for reform but losing hope in their pragmatic president and his promise of a freer society. An Iranian soldier stands guard in front of a picture of Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini during the anniversary ceremony of Iran's Islamic Revolution in Behesht Zahra cemetery, south of Tehran, February 1, 2016.

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  6. Many Iranian women and youth feel failed by reformists ahead of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Reuters

    Many Iranian women and young people are disillusioned about the upcoming elections, desperate for reform but losing hope in their pragmatic president and his promise of a freer society. The Feb. 26 parliamentary poll will see pro-reform candidates, who broadly back President Hassan Rouhani, attempt to overturn the majority held by conservative hardliners in the 290-seat assembly.

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  7. Moroccan festival to screen "What's the Time in Your World?"Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Tehran Times

    Iranian director Safi Yazdanian's debut film "What's the Time in Your World?" about a trip through memories is competing in the 21st Rabat Auteur Film Festival underway in the Moroccan capital. The film produced by Ali Mosaffa is about Goli, an Iranian woman who decides to return to Iran after 20 years of living in France.

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  8. Hope but also frustration for Iranians after sanctions liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The lifting of sanctions on Iran has given Mohammad Sadeghzadeh hope of saving his struggling textile factory - as long as the impact of the changes is felt quickly. A young boy stands behind a flag as he and his mother wait at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport May 5, 2010.

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  9. Sevak Sarukhanyan: Lifting of US and EU 'nuclear' sanctions from Iran ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | ARMINFO news agency

    Sevak Sarukhanyan: Lifting of US and EU "nuclear" sanctions from Iran will not lead to a turning point in relations with Armenia In an interview with ArmInfo, well-known Iranist Sevak Sarukhanyan, Head of the Armenian Center for Society Research, forecasts the possible impact of the removal of the "nuclear" sanctions on Iran's economy, the consequences of this step for development of the Armenian-Iranian relations, as well as the prospects of the Iran-Armenia railway. The Jan 16 lifting of the US and EU "nuclear" sanctions imposed on Iran in 2005 has reduced the oil prices even more.

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  10. Human Rights in Iran Under Rouhani Administration and US Policy Towards IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | NewsBlaze

    The regime ruling Iran ended 2015 with a dismal report card of more than 1,000 executions , and stepped into the New Year by actually escalating and going full speed ahead with hangings. In the first two weeks of 2016 records show 53 executions have been registered across the country, needless to say many executions go unregistered and are carried out in secret in Iran.

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  11. North African men suspected of stoning transgender women in German cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Jerusalem Post

    Three young men from North Africa sought to stone two transgender women in the western German city of Dortmund on Sunday. According to a report on Friday on television station SAT1.NRW, the men attacked Yasmine und Elisa, two transgender women, near the city's main train station.

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  12. Qazvin-Rasht railway to be built in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Trend

    Iran will commission the Qazvin-Rasht railway in 2017, Mohsen Purseyid Agai, the head of the Iranian railways, said Jan. 12. "The construction of the Rasht-Astara railway will begin in 2016 and finish in 2019," he said. "These railways are part of the North-South rail corridor."

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  13. Tehran, Baku determined to boost cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Today.Az

    Iranians have recently shown great interest in developing trade relations with neighboring Azerbaijan in a bid to increase trade turnover between the two countries that was not considered by the officials as sufficient. The trade turnover between the two countries has fallen by almost 39 percent over the current year, according to the media reports.

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  14. North-South corridor an extraordinary opportunity to strengthen relationsRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Trend

    The North-South railway corridor is an extraordinary for involved countries to strengthen their relations, Iraj Nadimi, first deputy chairman of the Iranian Parliament's Economy Commission said. It provides a unique opportunity for Central Asian countries and also connects the Indian Ocean to Europe, he told Trend December 21. According to the MP, the railway will help boost trade by reducing costs and distances, and is therefore is welcome by both official and nonofficial sectors.

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  15. Isfahan, Rasht join UNESCO Creative Cities NetworkRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Two Iranian cities, Rasht and Isfahan, were announced as new members of the Creative Cities Network of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Friday. Isfahan was announced as creative city in the field of Crafts and Folk Art and Rasht was added to the list as the creative city of gastronomy.

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  16. Iranian woman to be stoned to deathas world marks UN Human Rights DayRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    Iranian woman to be stoned to death as world marks UN A Human Rights DayA Fox News, by Benjamin Weinthal As the world marks International Human Rights Day on Thursday, Iran is continuing its execution spree with the announcement that a woman has been sentenced to death by stoning. The gruesome penalty, in which the wrongdoer is buried up to their shoulders and pelted with rocks, was first reported on the Persian-language Iranian website LAHIG.

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  17. Humanity, Iran Style Death by stoning ordered on Human Rights DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Fox News

    For this photo, an Iranian woman symbolically dressed up as a victim of death by stoning as part of a protest by the National Council of Resistance of Iran in Brussels. As the world marks International Human Rights Day on Thursday, Iran is continuing its execution spree with the announcement that a woman has been sentenced to death by stoning.

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  18. Iran sentences woman to death by stoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Woman identified by initials "A.Kh" to be executed by stoning for alleged complicity in murder of her husband, according to local media. A criminal court in Iran's northern province of Gilan sentenced a woman to be executed by stoning for alleged complicity in the murder of her husband Arash Babaieepour Tabrizinejad.

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  19. French couple walking Silk Road share taste of travelRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Tehran Times

    For French adventurers Sabina and Jerome Bergami, who are travelling along Silk Road, travelling is a kind of spiritual journey to know more about themselves and about people of different cultures. We met each other on a sunny afternoon at the Tehran Times office.

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  20. Direct air service needed between Baku and Rasht, says governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Trend

    Iran is interested in opening air service between Baku and Rasht, governor of Iran's Gilan province Mohammad Ali Najafi told reporters Nov.17. He made the remarks during the 5th International Exhibition of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baku.

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