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· July, 2008

Stories about Iran from July, 2008

Iran: Cleric's Protest Walk Ends in Jail

An Iranian cleric named Ali Reza Jahanshahi was arrested about two weeks ago, shortly after beginning a 960 kilometer (590 miles) protest walk from the southern Iranian city, Sirjan to...

Egypt Silences the Voice of Iran

Egyptian authorities shut down the Cairo office of an Iranian TV network over a film that justifies the killing of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat by Islamic militants. Marwa Rakha...

Armenia: Iranian Students

Armenia: Higher Education & Sciences comments on a recent article published by the BBC on Iranian students studying in the country.

Saudi Arabia: What is the point of MBC Persia?

MBC is a Saudi-run satellite television company, known across the Arab world for its entertainment channels as well as Al Arabiya news channel. It has just launched a new channel...

Iran:Two Leaders in fight against HIV/AIDS arrested

Saffron Sky writes that two physician brothers (Drs. Kamiar and Arash Alaei), who have been recognized internationally for their work in the development of HIV/AIDS programs and services in Iran,...

Iran:”Assassination of a Pharaoh”

Several Iranian bloggers such as Einiproxy[Fa] reported that football (soccer) game between Iran-Egypt did not happen because of an Iranian documentary portraying in a positive light the assassin who killed...

Iran: Beautiful Iran in photos

Thanks to Saeed Abbasi‘s photos we can discover the beautiful nature of Iran.

Iran: A leftist student and blogger was jailed

According to an Iranian blog, Sostavancheh, Abed Tavancheh, a leftist student and blogger was jailed a few days ago in Arak. He was sentenced to 8 months prison for his...

Iran: Iran before and after revolution in photos

In Potin‘s blog we can discover Iran before and after revolution in 50 different photos.

Iran: Nuclear crisis

Farideh Farhi, Iranian-Ameircan academic and blogger, analysed the recent nuclear negotiation between Iran and six world powers in Geneva.

Zimbabwe, Iran: Regime similarities

Plateu of Iran posts an article by Hassan Daioleslam comparing Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe with the Iranian regime, which he describes as an “eye-opener for the appeasers, apologists or just...

Sudan: UN peacekeeper attacked, Iran opposes ICC action

John Boonstra at The UN Dispatch reports that a security officer working with the joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has been assaulted by Sudanese Government military...

Iran: Eight Women and One man face stoning death

Several Iranian blogs such as Einiproxy write[Fa] that at least eight women and one man are reported to have been sentenced to death by stoning in Iran.

Iranian bloggers react to Israel-Hezbollah deal

While the Iranian government rejoiced at the release of Lebanese prisoners from Israel, bloggers were quick to ask about the fate of Iranians captured in Lebanon, writes Hamid Tehrani, who...

Egypt: Warming up to Iran

From Egypt, Bakri Hasan [Ar] says an improvement in Egyptian/Iranian relations could reap rewards for Egypt.

Mexico: Withdrawn Claim of Mexican Cartels Receiving Training in Iran

A recent article in the newspaper El Universal indicated that members of somd Mexican drug cartels had been traveling to Iran to receive training in the use of arms and...

Iran: Bloggers campaign to save wetlands

The great and diverse Iranian wetland ecosystems could disappear in the near future. To increase public awareness of the problem, several green bloggers launched a campaign, which run from July...

Iran:”Alone in Paradise”

Kosoof, an Iranian leading photo blogger, has published a fascinating photo from “Shoormast lake” in the north of Iran. He calls the photo “alone in paradise”.

Iran: Several Iranian Churches on UNESCO's list

Kourosh Ziabari writes that several Armenian churches in Iran have been registered on UNSCO's World Heritage list.

Iran:Front Page of 50 Banned Journals

In Gavras, an Iranian blog, we can discover the front page of more than 50 journals and magazines that have been banned and shutdown in recent years in Iran.

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