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· July, 2013

Stories about Iran from July, 2013

Visit to Israel Gets Filmmaker “Cleansed” from Iran's Cinema Museum

Mohsen Makhmalbaf accepted an invite to the Jerusalem Film Festival in the name of peace, courting controversy in his native Iran.

Iranian Mountain Climbers Missing in Pakistan

According to the head of a Pakistani mountaineering club, the search for three missing Iranian climbers has been called off, as of Sunday July 21, 2013. The mountain climbers sent a...

Iran: Campaign Against a Mobile Phone Network Operator

Several bloggers and news sites say Irancell, second largest mobile network operator in Iran, in a sms competition insulted Caliph Umar (Omar).Netizens launched a campaign against this mobile network operator...

Female Blogger Jailed in Iran

Jonbeshe Sabz reports that Fariba Pajooh,a reformist journalist and blogger, was jailed last week. Her father hopes “she gets released soon”.

Will the New President's Key Unlock Any of Iran's Problems?

The campaign symbol of president-elect Hassan Rouhani was a key. Now, Iranian netizens are discussing whether Rouhani will actually be able to open any locks.

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