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Iran: President Rohani speaks up for gender equality in Women's Day speech

One day after Iran’s Supreme Leader denounced gender equality as a Western cliche, Iranian President Hassan Rohani stressed the need for gender equality in all strata of the country, adding “the fear of women’s presence and their excellence” should not be attributed to Islam and religion. 144 more words

Beach Barbecues and Farsi All in One Day in Hong Kong

Shopping in Hong Kong is like shopping no place else in the world. And in the same city where you can haggle for priceless antiques and rarities, you can also hike some the wildest¬†trails you’ve ever seen. 1,616 more words

Asia

Decades later, hostage crisis still haunts US-Iranian relations

(By Deutsche Welle) The White House has refused to grant a visa to Iran’s new UN ambassador due to his involvement in the 1979 hostage crisis. 1,022 more words

United States

Pastor Saeed Abedini Delivers Easter Letter from Prison in Iran

American Pastor Saeed Abedini wrote the following Easter message from his hospital room serving an eight year sentence for his Christian faith in Iran.

Christian

Hossein Ronaghi's Father Describing Evin's Visiting Room Today: Everyone Was Crying. They Have Beaten Our Children

Following is an interview by the opposition site Kaleme with the father of imprisoned blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki after today’s visit in Evin with his son: 322 more words

Human Rights

The world still spins!

I trust that you all had a blessed Resurrection Day and are ready to face another week and whatever might come our way next. The Oathkeepers have continued to amass at the Bundy Ranch, Patriots from all over the nation showing up, getting organized with food, water, and medical and continuing to be an undeterred presence, standing against Government Tyranny, and it looks like, to me anyway, that the American Spring may have gotten underway a little early. 188 more words

Christian News

Iran and the growth in Population

The parliament in Iran recently, passed a law which cut the budget from contraceptive pills and the sexual education in clinics and universities. This happened after the leader of Iran, Khamenei,¬†announced that controlling the size of population in 70′s and 80′s was a mistake they did. 89 more words

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