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Sheena Shirani: What it's really like to be a female TV anchor in Iran Shirani made claims of alleged harassment and sexism in her workplace after fleeing Iran with her young son. She spoke to the Independent from a secret location about the reality of maintaining a high-profile role in a society where women are deliberately
The Independent | Apr 30, 2016 07:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election: Iranian media Moderate candidates allied to President Hassan Rouhani came out strongest in a second round of parliamentary elections in Iran, unofficial results showed on Saturday, but they appeared unlikely to win an overall majority. The results, if confirmed, sugges
Yahoo! News | Apr 30, 2016 07:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran state media: Moderate-reformist bloc wins more seats TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iranian state TV says that the moderate-reformist bloc has secured more than 20 more seats in parliamentary runoff elections, bringing the bloc closer to a majority in the next legislature. State TV on Saturday announced winners for 45 o
The Seattle Times | Apr 30, 2016 06:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Rouhani allies win Iran parliament elections second round: media Tehran (AFP) - Reformist and moderate politicians allied with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani won most seats in second round parliamentary elections, local media reported Saturday.
Yahoo! News | Apr 30, 2016 04:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. says in principle open to helping in Iran-U.S. assets dispute UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations on Friday suggested it would be willing to assist in a dispute between Tehran and Washington after Iran requested U.N. help in convincing the United States to stop what the Islamic Republic says are violations
Reuters | Apr 30, 2016 03:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran votes in parliamentary runoff as rare shooting wounds 4 Iran is voting in a key parliamentary election that will decide how much power allies of President Hassan Rouhani will have | Apr 29, 2016 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
What does Iran's final Election Day mean? Iranians headed to the polls Friday for the final round of an election cycle that has already seen moderate and reform candidates make a strong showing.
The Christian Science Monitor | Apr 29, 2016 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vote counting under way in Iran's parliamentary runoff Second round of parliamentary elections will determine outcome of 68 undecided seats, with reformists eyeing gains.
Al Jazeera | Apr 29, 2016 6:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PolitiFact: Testing Paul Ryan's attack on U.S. plans to buy heavy water from Iran To help sustain a landmark agreement aimed at making it harder for Iran to build a nuclear weapon, President Barack Obama's administration announced last week it would buy heavy water from Iran. | Apr 29, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Iranian view of Donald Trump: familiar but no atomic challenger His rhetoric may be reminiscent of Ahmadinejad, but in US presidential race seen mainly through prism of landmark nuclear deal, Hillary Clinton worries IranDonald Trump is viewed with much amusement in Iran his rhetoric and inflammatory statements remind
The Guardian | Apr 29, 2016 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend