Esfahan

Type: City
Name: Esfahan
Country: Iran
Latitude: 32.68
Longitude: 51.68
population: 1,547,241
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Police's composite drawing of acid attacker is actually a random photo from the Web

The image of this man was shared widely on Wednesday by many Iranian news sites, including Mehr News, an official state press agency. Described as a computer-generated composite drawing of a man accused of attacking four women with acid in Isfahan last ... [Published The Observers - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Ali Jalali, Acid, Esfahan, Iran
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 11 reports

Iran arrests journalist covering acid attacks on women

Iranian authorities have detained for almost a week a journalist affiliated with the semi-official Iranian Students’ News Agency, ISNA, a media outlet that has covered a series of acid attacks on women in the country, according to news reports.Four other ... [Published Premium Times - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Acid, Esfahan, Iran
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

5 great places in Iran you've never heard of

It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a well-worn tourist circuit, encompassing attractions in the ancient cities of Shiraz and Isfahan.For those wanting to get off the beaten path, the country has a wealth of lesser-known destinations ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Iran, Zanjan, Esfahan
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Semirom ancient hills settled in fifth millennium BC

Sajjad Afshari told Iran’s state news agency IRNA on Wednesday that archeological excavations had been ended in Semirom’s Mash Karim hills which traced back to seven millennia ago. “The results of excavations revealed settlements as early as 7,000 years ... [Published Mehr News - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

“There is no issue more critical and more important than the hijab issue”

RNA – Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Nouri-Hamadani has met with a group of women members of the Council of Basiji Professors. During the meeting they discussed the issue of poor veiling (hijab) which has unfortunately become common throughout Iran. “We did not ... [Published Rasa News Agency - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Hijab, Ayatollah, Iran, Eminence
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 13 reports

Iran Arrests Journalists Who Reported Acid Attacks

Iran arrested four journalists from the Isna news agency after they reported the acid attacks against women in Isfahan. Isna was one of the first to reach out to the attacked women. The reports caused international outrage. The four journalists ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Acid, Iran, Esfahan, Hijab
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

More tourists arrived in Isfahan last week

Isfahan, Oct 29, IRNA – Director General of Cultural Hertigate, Handicrafts and Tourism Office in Isfahan Fereydoun Allahyari said on Wednesday that entry of foreign tourists to Isfahan has increased over the past few days despite negative propaganda ... [Published Islamic Republic News Agency - Oct 29 2014]
Entities: Esfahan, Propaganda, Tourism
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Aleppo: A city in ruins France 24 9:37 2 mins ago

This week, the Syrian army appears to regain control of Aleppo, which was once the country's commercial hub. The city now lies in ruins. Next, Israel announces that it's pressing ahead with the construction of some 1,000 new settler homes in Arab East ... [Published MSN UK - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Iran achieves world's highest growth in steel production

Iran steel growth 1st in world Related Iran has registered the world's highest crude steel production growth rate during March 21-September 22, said the head of the board of directors of Iranian Steel Producers Association (ISPA).Bahram Sobhani put Iran's ... [Published Zawya.com - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Swiss Envoy For Expansion Of Scientific Ties With Iran

Kashan, Isfahan prov., Oct 28, IRNA - Swiss Charge D'affaires in Tehran Stephane Rey welcomed expansion of scientific cooperation with Iran on Tuesday.Rey made the remarks at the Iran-Switzerland Joint Chamber of Commerce meeting held in this central ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Iran appoints acid attacks probe chief

Iranians take part in a protest in front of the judiciary building in Isfahan, 450 kilometers south of Tehran, in solidarity with women injured in a series of acid attacks. — AFPTEHRAN — Iran’s judiciary chief has tasked his deputy to lead an investigation ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Oct 28 2014]
Entities: Acid, Iran, Tehran, Protest
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Iran gas leak puts 130 in hospital, shuts schools

TEHRAN: Some 130 people were taken to hospital and more than 100 schools closed on Monday in southeast Iran after an incident at a sewage works caused an outbreak of poisonous gas.A man has been arrested on suspicion of dumping expired pesticide which ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 28 2014]

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...” He added that no marja has ever given permission to commit violence in "enjoining good and forbidding wrong.”"
"The attack caused extensive acid burns on her face, forehead, both hands and legs,” she told BBC Persian . "She has lost her complete eyesight on her right eye. Regarding her left eye an ophthalmologist and surgeon in Labbafi Nejad hospital believes that there is a narrow hope to save some 25-30% of her eyesight.""
"During March 21-September 22, crude steel export amounted to 1.1 million tons, showing a 40-percent growth compared with last year's 785,714 tons" he said
"In every city, every town we've seen people to be very friendly" said Bob, a retired pharmacist from Adelaide, who had made the trip to Tehran with his wife Janet

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Iran Arrests Journalists Who Reported Acid Attacks [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 29 2014]
Iran arrested four journalists from the Isna news agency after they reported the acid attacks against women in Isfahan. Isna was one of the first to reach out to the attacked women. The reports caused international outrage. The four journalists ...
Iran Pressures Media over coverage of Acid Atta... [Published Informed Comment - Oct 29 2014]
By Golnaz Esfandiari via RFE/RL Iranian officials are moving to muzzle media coverage of a string of recent acid attacks targeting young women in the central city of Isfahan. The attacks have sparked outrage and fear among many Iranians who last week ...
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A spate of acid attacks against women and girls in Iran's cultural capital of Isfahan has been met with street rallies and social media protests, seemingly alarming Iranian authorities who have promised to take steps to quell the disfiguring assaults ...
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