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Wednesday, 30 May 2012  /  Human Rights

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In an interview with the opposition website, Rooz, the family of blogger and human rights activist, Hosseyn Ronaghi Maleki, expressed fear for his life and said that he has not had any contact with them since he began his hunger strike. Maleki’s father said that he…

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Wednesday, 30 May 2012  /  Domestic

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At a press conference this week, the Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Hassan Firouzabadi was also asked about domestic matters. A summary of his answers follows – We are pleased with both the eighth and ninth Majlis. We are glad that our Majlis has…

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Wednesday, 30 May 2012  /  Domestic

Shojaoldin Bazargani, head of the Legal Affairs Department in the Oil Ministry, rejected the claims and published articles that the source of the severe air pollution in Tehran is the poor quality of gasoline produced in Iran. He claimed that Iran currently produces gasoline according to…

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Wednesday, 30 May 2012  /  Domestic

According to data published in the newspaper Shargh, 62% of Iranian medalists in science Olympics (mathematics, physics, chemistry and computers) in recent years have emigrated from Iran to other countries, including the United States and Canada. Of the 225 students who participated in 53 contests from…

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