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· April, 2013

Stories about Iran from April, 2013

Iran: Investors Swarm Ahmadinejad over Losses

According to Payvand site and several bloggers, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was swarmed by a group of Iranians protesting the loss of their money in the Tabriz Nasr Secured Loans...

Iran: Facebook is ‘the most disgusting US spyware’

A high commander in Iran cyber police says Facebook is ‘the most disgusting spyware and the most dangerous warfare of the U.S.’ which is also ‘responsible for one third of...

Iran: 60% of Population Online

An organization affiliated with Iran’s government says 60 percent of Iranians are connected to the internet, 40 percent of them are young people in their 20s. Iran’s “Center For Managing...

Iran: Act Like a Man, Dress Like a Woman!

Kurdish men have photographed themselves dressed as women as part of a Facebook campaign to say, “Being a woman is not an instrument to punish or humiliate anybody.”

Iran: Earthquake Struck near Nuclear Plant

Thirty people have been killed after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Bushehr in Iran. Several bloggers worry about the safety of Bushehr plant.

Iran's Anesthetics Shortage Reaches Alarming Levels

Panic struck in Iranian hospitals as the country's medical officials confirmed a serious national shortage of anesthetics on March 15, 2013 hindering life-saving operations on patients in Iran.

An Iranian Blogger's Hunger Strike in Question

While many bloggers warn that Mehdi Khazali’s life is danger after 90 days of hunger strike in prison, there are also those who question whether it is really true.

Iran's ‘Oldest’ Blogger Passes Away

Ahmad Falsafi, an 82-year-old dentist and blogger who wrote in his blog for about eight years, has died. Many considered him as the oldest blogger in Iran.

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