Iran billionaire executed over $2.6B bank fraud
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam in Iran, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported. Authorities put Mahafarid Amir ...
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Iran's Hatami apologises for Cannes kiss
Iranian actress Leila Hatami has apologised for kissing the Cannes film festival's president on the cheek, an act which angered authorities in Iran, state news agency the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported. "I am so sorry for hurting the ...
Iranian students: Cannes kiss star should be lashed
Flogged for a Kiss on the Cheek
Iranian actress Leila Hatami facing public flogging for kissing Cannes boss on ...
IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks
Los Angeles Times
The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international ...
US May Use 'Secret' Team to Cinch Iran Nuclear Deal
Iran cuts nuclear stockpile, engages with bomb probe: IAEA
'IAEA report confirms Iran's nuclear activities are under supervision'
Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, billionaire at heart of Iran bank scam, is executed ...
TEHRAN, Iran – A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported. Authorities put Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, also ...
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'Happy' video dancers, but not director, freed in Iran, group says
(CNN) -- Six people who were arrested in Iran for dancing in a YouTube video to Pharrell Williams' song "Happy" have been freed, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said Wednesday, citing a source close to the families. The director of ...
Javad Zarif on Iran's Nuclear Negotiations
Arrests over the Happy dance video in Iran reflect hardliners' frustration
Arrest of young Iranians in 'Happy' video reflects Iran's complicated power ...
Iran's war on women
The outrage over Iranian actress Leila Hatami pecking on the cheek Gilles Jacob, 83, president of the Cannes film festival, last week sent Iran's clerical establishment and a radical student group into a frenzy. The Iranian student group Hezbollah ...
“Martyrs Breeding Nation of Iran” Demands Flogging for Actress Kissing Strange ...
Iran actress Hatami apologises for Cannes kiss
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Make Iran nuclear talks deadline stick
One key snag: Iran's "breakout" capability. That's a measure of how fast Iran could build a nuclear weapon without tipping off international nuclear inspectors. The more centrifuges Iran spins, the more enriched uranium it produces, the faster the ...
Iran nuclear deal proves elusive
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Report: Iran Court Orders Instagram Blocked
The agency said a court order, stemming from a private lawsuit, had been given to Iran's Ministry of Telecommunications to ban the site. However, users in the capital, Tehran, still could access the application around noon Friday. Some previous reports ...
Iran's Fight to Keep Its Beaches Unsexy
TEHRAN — Altogether, Iran's coastlines stretch for 2,700 kilometers ( almost 1,700 miles) in the north on the Caspian Sea and in the South on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. For Iranian women, however, these vast beaches are a reminder of ...
How Gold Helped Iran Withstand US Financial Fury
In March 2012, the United States and European Union beefed up their economic sanctions on Iran, shutting Iran out of the global payments network called SWIFT. Also in March 2012, Turkey's gold exports to Iran doubled from the month before and exploded ...
How Gold Helped Iran Withstand US Financial Fury | Forbes