Iran's Christians flee to unlikely sanctuary in Bulgaria
“My family changed from Muslim to Christian and when you convert it is so hard to live [in Iran],” said Salehi, who worked in an optics business in Iran and was introduced to Christianity by a friend who had converted from Islam to Christianity and ...
Crash of Iranian built plane leaves 39 dead
TEHRAN, Iran — A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of a cash-strapped aviation sector left hobbled by international sanctions. President ...
Iran plane crash survivor says engine went out after takeoff
Iranian plane crashes after takeoff, killing 39
Plane Crashes Near Iranian Capital, Killing Dozens
Iran bans permanent contraception to boost population growth
Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call for more babies to be born. The bill, banning vasectomies and similar procedures in ...
Iran bans sterilization, birth control promotion in media in push to encourage ...
Iran to ban vasectomies to boost birth rate
Iran bans permanent contraception, birth control ads
New York Times
Crash Kills 39, Reviving Questions About Iran-Built Plane
New York Times
TEHRAN — A locally built Iranian passenger plane crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Sunday, killing 39 people and reviving questions about the safety of an aviation sector left hobbled by international sanctions. President Hassan Rouhani ...
Iran plane crash near Tehran kills 38
At least 38 people were killed when a small passenger plane crashed near the Iranian capital Tehran, state media reports. The aircraft, which was heading to the eastern city of Tabas, went down after take-off in a residential area near Mehrabad airport ...
A Maple Syrup Mecca for Iran's Gays
When Ali escaped Iran and arrived in Turkey in 2012, he had already decided where he wanted the United Nations High Commission for Refugees to place him. “I told them I'm choosing Canada because I'm going to go to university [and] Canada is cheaper ...
The New Sex Report from Iran Says Some Surprising Things
An 82-page document recently issued by Iran's parliamentary research department is stark in its findings. Not only are young adults sexually active, with 80% of unmarried females having boyfriends, but secondary-school pupils are, too. Illicit unions ...
Israel suffered ignominious defeat in Gaza: Iran
Iran's Rouhani blasts critics as 'political cowards'
Iran's president lashes out at nuke deal critics
Iran crash plane based on design with poor safety record
An official for Sepahan Air in Isfahan said that the carrier is affiliated with the Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company, also known as HESA. The airline was set up in 2010 and has not had any previous crashes, said the official, who refused ...
Iranian passenger plane crashes shortly after takeoff, killing 39 people and ...
U.S. News & World Report
Iranian Revolutionary Guards prevent the media from approaching the wreckage of a passenger plane crash near the capital Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. An Iranian passenger plane crashed Sunday while taking off from an airport near the capital, ...
At least 39 killed in Iranian plane crash
Iran's airlines have been plagued by crashes, which Iranian politicians blame on international sanctions that block the airlines from replacing their aging fleets. About 14 crashes involving Iranian planes were reported in the decade to January 2011 ...