Shiraz, Iran Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Persian poetry night held in Lithuanian cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Persian poet Mohammad-Javad Aseman and a number of Lithuanian literati also attended the session, which was held by the Lithuanian translator of Persian literature, Daina Buseckaite, the Persian service of FNA reported on Wednesday. Aseman delivered a speech about Iran, Persian literature and his poetry at the session, and Buseckaite recited her translations of Aseman's poems.

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  2. Shah of Shahs / Ryszard KapuscinskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Impressions and Expressions of Ijon

    Exactly 38 years ago, Khomeini returned to Iran from his exile in France, and set in motion the Islamic Revolution of Iran. A little over a year ago, I devoured Ryszard KapuA>ciA ski 's short book "Shah of Shahs" in a single day.

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  3. Film On Syrah/Shiraz Announces Crowdfunding CampaignRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2017 | Wine Business Online

    Director/Producer Rudolf McClain, known for his documentary about Merlot, Merlove, has announced his new project, Que Syrah, Shiraz, and a crowd-funding campaign launching on August 28, 2017. The fundraising campaign's goal is $350,000: this will underwrite filming in France and Australia, and support the post production process.

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  4. 'Shhh, not here.'Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | Small dead animals

    Born in Iran, Shirazi immigrated to Vancouver where he became a founding member of Cirque de So Gay, an activist group of gay and transgender Middle Eastern men. For several years, the group marched in the Pride Parade and even won an award for their originality.

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  5. Daphne Bramham: Pride float against Sharia law a go in '11, no in '17Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Canada.com

    FILE PHOTO Cirque de So Gay is a group of mainly Middle Eastern gay and transgender men who marched in the 2011 Vancouver Gay Pride Parade, dancing and throwing off their niqabs to highlight the oppression of women in countries like Iran. Shawn Shirazi is angry about cultural relativism and the growing unwillingness of people here to criticize radical Islam for fear of being labelled racist or Islamophobic.

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  6. Vancouver Pride float that protested Sharia law was acceptable in 2011, but banned in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Canada.com

    FILE PHOTO Cirque de So Gay is a group of mainly Middle Eastern gay and transgender men who marched in the 2011 Vancouver Gay Pride Parade, dancing and throwing off their niqabs to highlight the oppression of women in countries like Iran. Shawn Shirazi is angry about cultural relativism and the growing unwillingness of people here to criticize radical Islam for fear of being labelled racist or Islamophobic.

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  7. Shiraz to host UNESCO meeting on intangible heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | Tehran Times

    The Iranian city of Shiraz will host the coordination meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage-related Category 2 Institutes and Centers from September 10 to 12, IRNA reported. The intangible cultural heritage has been adopted as the dominant theme for the event that will also have an eye on the 2003 Convention for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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  8. Paper trail: How the world's first Armenian journal emerged in Madras in 1794Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | Groong

    Scroll, India Aug 22 2017 Paper trail: How the world's first Armenian journal emerged in Madras in 1794 On Madras Day, retracing the origins of 'Azdarar' and the merchant community that supported it. Vinita Govindarajan Yesterday · 11:30 am Under the shade of frangipani trees in the quiet garden of Chennai's 245-year-old Armenian Church is a grave decorated with an open book.

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  9. 'Iran, Iraq clerics want Babri dispute fixed amicably'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | The Times of India

    UP Shia Central Waqf Board head, Waseeem Rizvi, claimed on Monday that he had been advised by Iranian and Iraqi Shia clerics to find a solution for the Ayodhya dispute through "legal process" and "friendly negotiations". LUCKNOW: UP Shia Central Waqf Board head, Waseeem Rizvi , claimed on Monday that he had been advised by Iranian and Iraqi Shia clerics to find a solution for the Ayodhya dispute through "legal process" and "friendly negotiations".

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  10. Open-air museum to be set up near PersepolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Iran's heritage body aims to build an open-air museum on the ruins of a lately-unearthed archeological site adjacent to the legendary Achaemenid city of Persepolis, south of the country. The Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization intends to further promote tourism in the region through launching such a museum, IRNA quoted Alireza Askari who led the archeological excavations as saying on Sunday.

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  11. World Photography Day special: Atlas of BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Times of India

    One of the best photographs from The Atlas of Beauty collection by a Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc-beauty with innocence. One of the best photographs from The Atlas of Beauty collection by a Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc-beauty with innocence.

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  12. How Tehran's Answer To Uber Is Changing The Way People Travel And LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | PSFK

    Users can enjoy a low-cost ride without having to share their taxi but the app is also challenging Iranian notions of customer service and even female employment In Tehran's chaotic metropolis, sharing taxis is the norm. But darbast, meaning literally "door-closed", is the word to shout if you want one exclusively for yourself.

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  13. Iran's garment industry gears up to get into new marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Trend

    Iran has taken measures aimed at renewing the country's garment manufacturing industry, in a bid to enter the international markets, an industry official told Trend. "Exporting apparel products to the neighboring countries, including the CIS [Commonwealth of Independent States] and, in particular, Azerbaijan, is on the agenda," the head of Tehran's Apparel Manufacturers and Retailers Union, Abolqasem Shirazi said.

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  14. Iran Confair overshadowed by stagnant housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Trend

    The 16th International Exhibition of Building and Construction Industry opened in Iran August 12 in a situation witnessing a 5-year stagnation in the housing market. The stagnation in the housing market is a result of people making uses of housing industry far different from the real immediate need for a shelter, Mohammad Ali Pour Shirazi, member of board of directors of Iran Housing Companies Association told Trend.

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  15. Minority Religious Groups Suffer in Iranby Jeff Cimmino The Iranian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | National Review Online

    According to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's annual report for 2017, Iran's government "engaged in systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious freedom, including prolonged detention, torture, and executions based primarily or entirely upon the religion of the accused." Because of its failure to respect religious minorities, Iran has been considered a "country of particular concern" by the State Department for close to two decades.

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  16. Iran executes young man who was arrested at age 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | India.com

    A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that a young Iranian man who was arrested, convicted and sentenced to death as a child, has been executed. Amnesty International called today's execution of Alireza Tajiki "shameful."

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  17. Iran: Man arrested at just 15 is hours away from executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Amnesty International

    The Iranian authorities must halt the imminent execution of Alireza Tajiki who was arrested as a child, said Amnesty International today, after learning that he was transferred to solitary confinement this morning and is due to be executed in less than 24 hours in Shiraz's Adel Abad prison. Alireza Tajiki was just 15 at the time of his arrest and 16 when he was convicted and sentenced to death.

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  18. Bad Selfie: Iranian Lawmakers Take Heat For Pictures With Top EU DiplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    An Iranian lawmaker uses a phone to take a "selfie" picture as EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini walks by in parliament in Tehran on August 5. A group of Iranian lawmakers have come under fire for appearing too eager to take selfies with EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini while she was in Tehran to attend a high-profile event. Mogherini was among dozens of foreign officials in attendance as President Hassan Rohani was inaugurated for his second term on August 5, and the Italian politician's presence did not go unnoticed.

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  19. Regional countries to help Iran reshape medical tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Tehran Times

    The state-run Tourism Holding Company, affiliated with the Social Security Organization, is to unveil this week a comprehensive plan, which will be implemented with the participation of 22 hospitals and over 200 physicians, specialists, and surgeons. "We have already signed agreements with 13 regional countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Bahrain and Oman to facilitate travels to Iran for people who are in need of medical services," ISNA quoted Gholamhossein Ebrahimbay-Salami, managing director of the Tourism Holding Company as saying.

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  20. Film: Three Iranian cities host Armenian Movie WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | Groong

    Three major Iranian cities organized the screening of Armenian films as part of a weekly cultural program held from 23 to 29 July, reports the Foreign Ministry's press service. The Armenian Movie Week offered the participants a great opportunity to share ideas and discuss the history of Armenian film production, as well as consider the modern trends of its development.

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