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Rights Groups Condemn Iranian Execution

New York Times - Sun, 2014-10-26 00:00
The execution of a woman in Iran who killed a doctor she said had tried to rape her was carried out Saturday despite international condemnation.

‘Iran not to shut down N-facilities’

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A senior Iranian negotiator says the Islamic Republic will not accept to shut down or even suspend the activities of any of its nuclear facilities in its talks with six world powers.

Iran cleric urges repeal of Nimr ruling

PressTV - 3 min 3 sec ago

A senior Iranian official has called on Saudi Arabia to overturn the death penalty handed down to prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

New force for democratic change in Iran - The Hill (blog)

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New force for democratic change in Iran
The Hill (blog)
An important measure of the deep desire for change within Iran—perhaps easily overlooked by the west--is the growing activism of Sufis against the Iranian regime. Within Islam, Sufis are distinguished by their tolerance and by their pacifism ...

Iran hangs woman for murder of 'her attempted rapist' - The Independent

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The Independent

Iran hangs woman for murder of 'her attempted rapist'
The Independent
Raha Bahreini, Amnesty's researcher on Iran, told The Independent: "Like many others, we are absolutely shocked by this travesty of justice. Reyhaneh's execution is a tragic moment for many people in Iran and for the members of the international ...

Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrial

Guardian UK - 3 hours 44 min ago
Activists say designer killed man in self defence after he tried to sexually assault her, and confession came under duress

Iran has ignored an international campaign to spare the life of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder by hanging her at dawn on Saturday.

Reyhaneh Jabbari had spent five years on death row for stabbing a 47-year-old surgeon who had previously worked for the intelligence ministry, the official IRNA news agency reported.

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Pakistan and Iran exchange mortar fire on border - BBC News

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BBC News

Pakistan and Iran exchange mortar fire on border
BBC News
Pakistani officials said Iran fired six mortar shells, which landed near the border town of Mashkail. Pakistan is then thought to have fired back. The two countries share a long desert border which straddles Balochistan province in south-west Pakistan ...
Iran shells Pakistan border town in retaliation for militant strikesTelegraph.co.uk
Tensions flare along Iran and Pakistan's dusty borderWashington Post (blog)
Iran, Pakistan Exchange Mortar FireThe Diplomat
Asharq Alawsat English -Al-Monitor
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Iranian woman executed for murder

PressTV - 4 hours 36 min ago

Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari has been executed inside a prison near the capital Tehran after she was convicted of murdering a man in a criminal case seven years ago.

Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist - Reuters

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The Guardian

Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist
Reuters
The death sentence sparked U.S. and European Union condemnation and the government of President Hassan Rouhani, who won election last year on promises of liberal reform at home and easing Iran's isolation abroad, to intervene to get it commuted.
Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrialThe Guardian
Iran's hanging of Reyhaneh Jabbari condemnedBBC News
Iran Hangs Woman for Killing Alleged RapistABC News
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Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrial - The Guardian

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The Guardian

Iran executes Reyhaneh Jabbari despite global appeals for retrial
The Guardian
Iran has ignored an international campaign to spare the life of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder by hanging her at dawn on Saturday. Reyhaneh Jabbari had spent five years on death row for stabbing a 47-year-old surgeon who had previously ...
Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapistReuters
Iran Hangs Woman for Killing Alleged RapistABC News
Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapistCNN
BBC News
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Iran arts to put on display in Malaysia

PressTV - 7 hours 31 min ago

Iran is slated to represent its various works of art at the second International Islamic Arts and Cultural Festival (PIIACUF) in Putrajaya, Malaysia.

‘Nuclear talks must end Iran sanctions’

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A senior Iranian lawmaker says the nuclear talks between Tehran and the P5+1 group should lead to the lifting, and not suspension of, sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Iran hangs woman despite international uproar - Aljazeera.com

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Aljazeera.com

Iran hangs woman despite international uproar
Aljazeera.com
Iran has executed a 26-year-old woman convicted for killing a man whom she said tried to sexually abuse her. Reyhaneh Jabbari was arrested in 2007 for the murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of Iran's Ministry of Intelligence. She ...

The Big October Surprise: Iran Endorses Democrats - LubbockOnline.com (blog)

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Washington Free Beacon

The Big October Surprise: Iran Endorses Democrats
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
It really comes at no surprise that Iran is strongly supporting the Democrat candidates for Congress in the 2014 General Election. Iran believes if Conservatives control Congress, the United States will oppose Iran and Iran's nuclear weapons program.
Top Iranian Official: Obama is 'The Weakest of U.S. Presidents'Washington Free Beacon
Iran has Obama's numberPower Line (blog)
Iran President's Right-Hand Man, Ex-Intel Chief Endorses DemocratsInvestor's Business Daily
Newsmax.com
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US to blame if nuclear talks fail: Iran MP

PressTV - 12 hours 49 min ago

A senior Iranian lawmaker says the US will be to blame should the ongoing nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group fail to culminate in a final deal on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program.

Iranian Photojournalist Reportedly Detained After Covering Protest Against Acid Attacks

New York Times - 14 hours 10 min ago
Arya Jafari was reported to have been detained over his images of protesters deploring acid attacks on women in Isfahan.

‘Israel benefits from Egypt insecurity’

PressTV - Fri, 2014-10-24 23:11

Iran's Foreign Ministry has strongly denounced a bomb attack at a military checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, saying Israel benefits from insecurity in the North African country.

This is the roadmap for closing a nuclear deal with Iran - Quartz

Google "Iran" - Fri, 2014-10-24 21:51

Quartz

This is the roadmap for closing a nuclear deal with Iran
Quartz
Hopeful officials in the Obama administration are circulating (paywall) a description of a potential nuclear deal with Iran, suggesting a chance of success after 11 years of talks in one form or another. To follow what happens next, it's necessary to ...
Iran not to shut down any nuclear facilities: Top negotiatorPress TV
Iran rules out 'backward steps' on nuclear programmeEconomic Times
Iran: Prospects for reaching nuke deal by deadline not goodThe Times of Israel
Trend.az -Business Standard
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Iranian Photojournalist Reportedly Detained After Covering Protest Against ... - New York Times

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New York Times

Iranian Photojournalist Reportedly Detained After Covering Protest Against ...
New York Times
The arrest of the photographer, Arya Jafari, was reported by BBC Persian, a news service staffed by Iranian expatriates that is officially banned inside Iran but still widely seen there. The arrest was also reported by Iran Wire, an expatriate site ...
Acid attacks in Iran: A message for Rouhani?Aljazeera.com
Why President Rouhani is supporting thousands of Iranian protestersWashington Post (blog)
Iran acid attack suspects freed as lack of evidenceYahoo News
Jezebel -Al-Monitor -NCR-Iran.org
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US, Russia upbeat on N-deal with Iran

PressTV - Fri, 2014-10-24 16:12

Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry have expressed optimism over achieving a final nuclear deal with Iran.

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