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  • Iranian Woman Dances Without Hijab Defying Conservatives

    Iranian Woman Dances Without Hijab Defying Conservatives

    An Iranian woman has defied the country's ultra-restrictive laws by dancing publicly without her hijab (veil), and what is more, it was filmed and posted on social media.

  • Tehran Court Jails Iranian-British Woman Over Volleyball Match Protest

    Tehran Court Jails Iranian-British Woman Over Volleyball Match Protest

    An Iranian-British woman who took part in a demonstration in Tehran against a ban on women attending some men's sporting events was jailed for a year for spreading anti-state propaganda, Iranian media said.

  • Iranian-British Woman, Jailed for Bid to Watch Men's Volleyball, Goes on Hunger Strike

    Iranian-British Woman, Jailed for Bid to Watch Men's Volleyball, Goes on Hunger Strike

    Iranian women in the Islamic Republic are banned from watching certain male sports events such as football and volleyball.

  • For Iran's Women, Makeup Speaks Volumes

    For Iran's Women, Makeup Speaks Volumes

    Under the compulsory veil and despite hard times, Iranian women are unrestrained in showing off one feature on which they feel a need to spend money. Their faces.

  • 'Happy' video arrests highlight tensions in Iran

    'Happy' video arrests highlight tensions in Iran

    An Internet video of six young Iranian men and women dancing to Pharrell Williams' "Happy" has led to their arrests, showing how far Tehran will go to halt what it deems to be decadent Western behaviour - despite the views of its moderate president.

  • FIFA chief Sepp Blatter urges Iran to admit women to stadiums

    FIFA chief Sepp Blatter urges Iran to admit women to stadiums

    Blatter, who was wrapping up a two-day visit to Tehran, said that Iran's top female official, Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar, was among those he had raised the issue with but stressed he was not seeking to interfere in Iranian politics.

  • In Iran presidential polls, women see flicker of hope for rights

    In Iran presidential polls, women see flicker of hope for rights

    Iran's presidential election is offering a flicker of hope to activists hoping to revive women's rights after they deteriorated during the eight years of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's presidency.

  • Iran pays Russian women to cover up in nuclear plant

    Iran is paying Russian women working as technicians at its sole nuclear power plant to adhere to the Islamic dress code, an Iranian lawmaker told the ISNA news agency on Tuesday.

  • Was Iranian woman lashed over wrong photo?

    Was Iranian woman lashed over wrong photo?

    A mix-up over a photograph led to a sentence of 99 lashes for the Iranian woman whose earlier death sentence by stoning from Iranian authorities caused an international outcry, a lawyer for the woman said Sunday.The lashing of the woman, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, 43, was carried out in the norther...

  • Mistaken as an Iranian martyr, then hounded

    Mistaken as an Iranian martyr, then hounded

    Zahra Soltani, whom everyone calls Neda, will never forget the day she saw her death announced on television, accompanied by the picture she had posted on her Facebook page. "They said that I was killed during the protests against the presidential elections," she said, shaking her head.In fact, it w...

  • Iran will not stone 'adulterous' woman. For now

    Iran's judiciary says the controversial stoning sentence for a woman convicted of adultery will not be implemented for now.Malek Ajdar Sharifi, the top judicial official in the province where the woman was convicted has told the state news agency the sentence "will not be implemented for the time be...

  • Extramarital sex cause earthquakes, claims Iranian cleric

    Attractive women who dress inappropriately cause youth to go astray and "incite extramarital sex in society, which increases earthquakes", a hardline Iranian cleric has said.

  • Bangalore: 'Drunk' Iranian women granted bail

    Two girls got bail on surety on Rs 30,000 each. They were arrested on Thursday.

  • Bail plea hearing of Iranian women deferred

    Bail plea hearing of Iranian women deferred

    The court has deferred the bail hearing of the two Iranian women, accused of assaulting a traffic Sub-Inspector and manhandling a press photographer.

  • Drunk Iranian women assault traffic cop

    Drunk Iranian women assault traffic cop

    Two Iranian women students were arrested for assaulting a traffic Sub-Inspector and mandhandling a press photographer late last night when they were stopped for drunken driving, a top police official said.

  • Woman's execution in Iraq draws Amnesty's ire

    Iranian authorities executed on Friday a 23-year-old woman convicted of a murder allegedly committed when she was still a teenager.

  • Iranian women's team creating waves

    Iranian women's team creating waves

    Women's football in Iran is only a year and a half old, compared to a 70-year-old tradition for the men.

  • Iranian girls give impressive performance

    Iran's top ranked badminton player Behnaaz lost to India's Shruti Kurien but not before she had impressed many people with her game.

  • Iranian women players to follow dress code

    When Iran's badminton team left Teheran, the brief was not really to bring the winner's cup back to the country.

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