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Explore Iran's UPR: In 2010, Iran accepted 126 recommendations on human rights

Source: Impact IranThe Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is an important way the United Nations helps promote human rights worldwide. The UPR is a review of a country's entire human rights record conducted by UN member states. All countries voluntarily ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Oscar Buzz: 99 Homes and Rosewater

Source: The HAND Foundation 's newsletterRamin BahraniBefore his passing, famed movie critic Roger Ebert declared writer-director Ramin Bahrani as the “new great American director.” With the latest buzz surrounding Bahrani’s new film, 99 Homes , Ebert’s ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rohani Says Iran Will Help Defend Middle East Against 'Terrorists'

Source: RFE/RLIranian President Hassan Rohani says Tehran will help people in the Middle East defend themselves against "terrorists." Speaking September 22 before leaving for New York to attend the UN General Assembly meeting this week, he said "the government ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian Judiciary Gives Deadline For Blocking Sites Like Whatapp

Source: Radio ZamanehThe Iranian judiciary has given the administration one month to block mobile social networking sites such as Whatapp, Viber and Tango.Whatsapp war in Iran (cartoon by Mana Neyestani , Tavana )Mizan, the judiciary's news agency, reported ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian Security Forces Injure, Arrest Protesting Dervishes

Source: Radio ZamanehA second day of protest by Gonabadi dervishes in front of the Tehran Prosecutor's office was met violently by security forces, who attacked and arrested a number of protesters.The Majzooban-e Noor website reports that riot police ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Protest, Iran, Security, Arrests
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian Americans Come Together to Celebrate and Support Cyrus Habib for Washington State Senate

Source: Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA)September 18, 2014, New York, NY - A number of PAAIA members and affiliated Iranian Americans gathered on Tuesday to celebrate and raise funds for Cyrus Habib, a member of Washington state’s ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pars Equality Centers's 1st Annual Los Angeles Autumn Galas Features Popular Persian Band The Black Cats

Source: Pars Equality Center (PEC) ; photos by Vivien Killilea/ for Pars Equality CenterLOS ANGELES (September 15, 2014) -  On Saturday night, September 13, 2014,  Pars Equality Center (PEC)  ( www.parsequalitycenter.org ) - a non-profit organization, ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Water Shortage Arrives In Tehran: Khamenei Authorizes Use of 10 Billion Dollars

By Kaveh Ghoreishi (Source: Rooz Online )Following reports of heightened shortage of water in Iran in recent months, a newly released report indicates that in addition to the 13 large cities that now have a water crisis at their hands, two major dams, ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Not Scheduled, But Open To Meeting With Rohani

Source: RFE/RLU.S. President Barack Obama is not scheduled to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rohani next week when both will be at the UN General Assembly, but a senior U.S. official said Obama remains open to such a meeting.Will there be a hands ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Iranians Will Accept a Nuclear Deal, But Not Just Any Deal: Poll

By Derek Davison (source: LobeLog )Iranians are open to a nuclear settlement along the lines of what their government has already proposed in ongoing negotiations with world powers, according to a survey of Iranian public opinion jointly conducted July ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Iran, Nuclear, Iranians
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian Cabinet Appeals For Cut In Water Consumption

Source: Radio ZamanehThe Iranian cabinet has expressed concern regarding the country's water shortage and made a serious appeal to the public to reduce water consumption, especially in the capital of Tehran.Lar reservoir serving Tehran is empty. East ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Iran, Tehran, Lar (Iran)
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Yahoo! to Offer Iranians Email Services Again

Source: International Campaign for Human Rights in IranOne year after Yahoo! decided to exclude Iran from the list of countries that can access some of its services, the company has resumed providing access to Iranian users to open accounts and use the ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 18 2014]

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The Universal Periodic Review "has great potential to promote and protect human rights in the darkest corners of the world.” - Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General"
..." Speaking September 22 before leaving for New York to attend the UN General Assembly meeting this week, he said "the government and armed forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran will help them everywhere."
...the judiciary's news agency, reported on Saturday September 20 that the chief deputy of the judiciary, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei, has warned that "the technical grounds for effective blocking of social networking sites that contain criminal content" must be in place within one month or else the judiciary will take immediate steps to "confront whoever has disobeyed judicial orders."
The U S official said while there are no plans for Obama to meet with Rohani, "the president of the United States is well known for being open to such a meeting but the choice is really Iran's."

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Iranian Judiciary Gives Deadline For Blocking S... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 22 2014]
Obama Not Scheduled, But Open To Meeting With R... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 19 2014]
Iranians Will Accept a Nuclear Deal, But Not Ju... [Published Payvand Iran News - Sep 19 2014]
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