Tabriz, Iran Newswire

Tabriz, Iran Newswire

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  1. Crackdown on student activists in IranRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Ekklesia Daily News

    Iranian authorities have increased their crackdown on student protesters with prison terms and restrictions on their peaceful activities, Human Rights Watch says. After authorities repressed the protests that broke out in December 2017 and January 2018, Intelligence Ministry authorities have arrested at least 150 students and courts have sentenced 17 to prison terms, according to a member of parliament.

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  2. Iran: Crackdown on Student ActivistsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Iranian authorities have increased their crackdown on student protesters with prison terms and restrictions on their peaceful activities, Human Rights Watch said today. After authorities repressed the protests that broke out in December 2017 and January 2018, Intelligence Ministry authorities have arrested at least 150 students and courts have sentenced 17 to prison terms, according to a member of parliament .

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  3. Vartan Gregorian: Welcoming new US citizens to the - crusade against ignorance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Boston.com

    ... my own quest for knowledge, I still feel amazed at my good fortune. I am a first-generation American, born in Tabriz, Iran. I came from a rich civilization with 2,500 years of history and culture. But as I journeyed from an empire to a republic, I ...

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  4. Iranian Christians close ranks at St. Thaddeus pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Groong

    She and her husband have driven for 24 hours to reach the twin black and white domes of the Armenian Church of St. Thaddeus, which stands on an isolated plain near Maku, not far from the border with Turkey and Armenia. Every year thousands of Iranian Christians assemble at Qara Kelisa to commemorate the martyrdom of the apostle Thaddeus, who is reputed to have evangelized this region of western Azerbaidjan.

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  5. Calls For 'Secure' Universities In Iran, Not 'Securitized'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Weekday Magazine

    A recent crackdown on students in Iran has come under criticism by university professors and others who hold President Hassan Rohani responsible for the pressure and are calling on him to take action. More than 100 students were reportedly detained during protests over the economy in late December and early January that evolved into demonstrations against the establishment that included chants targeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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  6. 14th-century Rab'-e Rashidi getting ready to host visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Tehran Times

    Rab'-e Rashidi is getting ready to host visitors as the first phase of a restoration project is nearing completion on the 14th-century educational complex in northwest Iran. Modification of landscape, construction of tourist routes, installation of guide signs, and reinforcement of neighboring structures are among measures that have so far been implemented, CHTN reported on Monday.

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  7. Iran can rent one of private clinics in AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Today.Az

    Mutual relations between Iran and Azerbaijan are developing on an increasing scale and the countries successfully cooperate in various spheres of the economy. Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said it during the meeting with head of the Iranian delegation, Minister of Health and Medical Education of Iran Seyyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi.

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  8. Iran suspends electricity export to Armenia, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Today.Az

    The governor-general of East Azarbaijan Province, Majid Khodabakhsh, rejected social media reports about Iran's export of electricity to Armenia in the summer. No one with sound mind and reason would accept reports that the Islamic Republic of Iran is exporting electricity in the summer at a time when Iranian households use more electricity, Khodabakhsh said on July 12, IRNA news agency reported.

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  9. The Unlikely Tale of the Iranian Sailor Who Became a Candy Store PoetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The New York Times

    A young filmmaker named Arya Ghavamian recently visited Ray's Candy Store in the East Village with his camera. Behind a worn blue counter, a teenage girl slathered melted cheese onto a hot dog for a customer.

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  10. Tens of Iranian Azerbaijani civil activists arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Trend

    A least 50 of Iranian Azerbaijani civil right activists have been arrested in various cities of Iran's north western Azerbaijan region in recent days. According to local media, the security forces have arrested the activists to prevent them from staging an annual rally at a mountain fortress.

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  11. Iranians: Police Arrest 17 Azeri Rights Activists in NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Voice of America

    In this undated photo published by the U.S.-based Center for Human Rights in Iran, Iranian Azerbaijanis stage an annual July protest against discrimination targeting their community at Babak Fort in East Azerbaijan province. The slogan on the white banner calls for the release of a detained Azeri rights activist, Siamak Mirzaei.

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  12. Tehran: Christian worshippers to make annual pilgrimage to St. ThaddeusRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 5 | Groong

    TEHRAN – Hundreds of Christian worshippers from Iran, Armenia and other countries are heading for St. Thaddeus to observe an annual ritual and pilgrimage in the northwestern church from July 27 to 29. Also known as the Qareh Klise , the place of worship is one of the oldest surviving Christian monuments in Iran and is located in West Azarbaijan province, some 20 kilometers form Maku, adjacent to the borders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey. People will come together to commemorate the martyrdom of St. Thaddeus, one of the twelve disciples killed while he was preaching the Gospel.

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  13. Christian worshippers to make annual pilgrimage to St. ThaddeusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Tehran Times

    Hundreds of Christian worshippers from Iran, Armenia and other countries are heading for St. Thaddeus to observe an annual ritual and pilgrimage in the northwestern church from July 27 to 29. Also known as the Qareh Klise , the place of worship is one of the oldest surviving Christian monuments in Iran and is located in West Azarbaijan province, some 20 kilometers form Maku, adjacent to the borders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey. People will come together to commemorate the martyrdom of St. Thaddeus, one of the twelve disciples killed while he was preaching the Gospel.

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  14. Iran advance to Asian U18 Volleyball Championship quartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | Tehran Times

    Iran defeated Sri Lanka in straight sets to book a place at the 2018 Asian Boys' U18 Volleyball Championship's quarter-final. On Monday in Tabriz's Poursharifi Gymnasium, the Iranian team defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 and will face China on Wednesday in the competition's quarter-final.

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  15. Shocking! Protests Escalate in Iran - Thousands of Protesters Beat Police in StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | Gateway Pundit

    The country of Iran has been hit by a collapse in currency, economic mismanagement by the brutal regime, and impending U.S. sanctions. In the past week several shopkeepers joined the economic protests in the street.

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  16. Sweet, sour, smokey torsh kabob brings you symphony of northeastern Iran flavoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | CBC News

    One of my favourite areas to eat in right now is around North York, specifically at Yonge Street from Sheppard Avenue West and just north of there, commonly referred to as Little Korea North. It's also referred to as Little Persia.

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  17. winds of change? Echoes of the revolution, but will Iran's protests bring down the regime?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | Jerusalem Post

    People protest in Tehran, Iran December 30, 2017 in this still image from a video obtained by REUTERS. Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before.

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  18. US demands world halt Iranian oil imports by November 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    The United States warned Tuesday that countries around the world must stop buying Iranian oil before November 4 or face a renewed round of American economic sanctions. A senior State Department official warned foreign capitals "we're not granting waivers" and described tightening the noose on Tehran as "one of our top national security priorities."

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  19. Ascending to Qaleh Babak challenging but rewardingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 24 | Tehran Times

    Qaleh Babak is a ruined fortress nested atop a pick in northwest Iran. Ascending the mount to set foot on the ancient fort seems somewhat arduous for many visitors but in most cases proves to be a considerable and gratifying experience.

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  20. Conversion of extrinsic into intrinsic motivation and computer based testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | BioMed Central

    ... The study was carried out among 246 Iranian Paramedical Students of Tabriz Medical Sciences University, Tabriz, Iran; 2013-2014. The researchers prepared a questionnaire, based on the Self-Determination Theory (SDT), containing 26 items with a ...

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