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Iran sanctions raise concern of impending humanitarian crisis

to student protests, too,” one of the letters read. A letter from the Iranian Hemophilia Society ... humanitarian crisis in the country, AP reported on Tuesday . Many Iranians now find black market ... pharmacies. The sanction are combined with a spiraling currency, making it harder for low-income Iranians ...

09/01/2013 - 11:01 - comment 0

Iranian Society of WMD Victims looks for US compensation

Society of Victims of Weapons of Mass Destruction ... Society of Victims of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) on Tuesday lodged complaint with Swiss embassy ... arms to be used against Iranian troop in the course of the Iraqi-Iranian war (1980-1988).    ...

18/05/2010 - 14:14 - comment 0

Kuwait: Anti-Hezbollah protests erupt as supermarkets boycott Iran goods

Seven Kuwaiti consumers’ cooperative societies on Tuesday said that they were boycotting Iranian ... Cooperative Society, said that the campaign to boycott all Iranian products aimed to force the Iranian leaders ... that the next step in the campaign would be to dismiss Iranian labourers working at the societies and cancel ...

12/06/2013 - 11:58 - comment 0

From 'Right-to-Left': Arab and Iranian street art takes over Berlin gallery

and society. Featuring 15 artists and graphic designers, the show presents experimental typography, street art ... in Middle Eastern visual culture and society. ...

14/11/2012 - 11:55 - comment 0

Iranian woman first woman ever to win math's most prestigious award

An Iranian mathematician has become the first woman ... An Iranian mathematician has become the first woman i n the world to win the prestigious Fields Medal, also known as the “Nobel Prize of mathematics.” The Iranian woman, Maryam Mirzakhani, a Harvard educated ...

Editor's Choice - 14/08/2014 - 10:02 - comment 0

Fighting patriarchy with poetry: Female poets in Iran

to critique Iranian society. Sociologist Asef Bayat has written extensively ... fundamental changes are made by the marginalized segments of society , which he calls “subalterns”; ... with a sharp feminist critic of society that creates a vacuum of precious freedom. A blogger writes of Aida ...

Editor's Choice - 25/03/2014 - 13:06 - comment 0

Not so happy: Six Iranians arrested for posting version of Pharrell's hit song on YouTube

Six Iranians have been arrested for posting a version of the song "Happy" on YouTube. Six Iranians have been arrested ... of the Iranians in the film is a woman who does not have her hair covered. The Iranian government imposes ...

Editor's Choice - 21/05/2014 - 10:44 - comment 0

Bahram Beizaei: ‘Killing Rabid Dogs’ Shows Modern Society Contradictions

Iranian director Bahram Beizaei said that he was trying to show the social disorganization and contradictions of modern society with his film Killing Rabid Dogs. Iranian director Bahram Beizaei said that he was trying to show ...

01/08/2010 - 19:50 - comment 0

Namaste, Dalai Lama! Iranian actress gets a meet and greet with the Tibetan spiritual leader

On a humanitarian visit to India, Iranian actress Katayoun Riahi received a rare visit with the Dalai Lama. The renowned Iranian ... visited a number of Myanmar’s Muslim refugees living in the Indian camps. The award-winning Iranian ...

06/04/2014 - 11:06 - comment 0

'No Woman, No Drive' : a satirical video by Saudi artist

by women in Saudi Arabia to be allowed to drive and society’s divided reaction has led a group of Saudi ...  and Iranian, Riyadh born-bred musician Alaa Wardi , sang a cheeky a capella version titled “No Woman ... the contradictions” in Saudi society, added Hamidaddin. The lyric: “queens don’t drive, but you can cook me dinner ...

Editor's Choice - 28/10/2013 - 06:26 - comment 0