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mahmoud-sadeqi

Reactions to an Overnight Attempt to Arrest Iranian MP

An attempt to arrest the reformist Iranian lawmaker Mahmoud Sadeqi on Sunday has sparked great controversy during the past few days in Iran.
sharbat gul

Not All Women Have the Eyes of “Afghan Girl”

A female member of Afghanistan’s Parliament has talked about the problems of women, refugees and the presence of foreign troops in her country.
Women-Saudi Arabia

Two Saudi Women Sentenced to 20 Lashes for Using ‘Obscene Words’ on WhatsApp

Two Saudi women were sentenced to 10 days in prison and 20 lashes for using "impermissible expressions" in their WhatsApp conversation.

Cancellation of Outspoken MP’s Speech Sparks Controversy in Iran

The cancellation of an Iranian lawmaker’s planned speech in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad has led to widespread reactions by the government and the Parliament.
jaberi

Israeli, Saudi-Backed Human Rights Resolutions Ludicrous: Iranian Diplomat

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari deplored double standard approaches to the issue of human rights, describing as absurd moves by the Saudi and Israeli regimes in terms of UN human rights resolutions.
bahram-ghasmei

UN Human Rights Bill on Iran Politically Motivated: Foreign Ministry

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned a UN resolution on the state of human rights in Iran as unacceptable and baseless.
Ali Motahari

Iran Should Not Be Afraid of Letting EU Open Office in Tehran: MP

The outspoken vice-speaker of Iran’s Parliament believes that Tehran should not be worried about allowing the European Union to open an office in Iran, and even should welcome the criticisms of its human rights conditions.
Anna Stamou

Saudi Arabia Deviated from True Islam, Acting against Islamic Teachings

A spokesperson for Muslim people in Greece believes that the violation of Muslims’ basic rights in Saudi Arabia and other policies adopted by Saudi rulers are adding fuel to global fire of Islamophobia.
Cold Weapons

Iran’s Parliament Bans Carrying, Selling, Making Cold Weapons

In a law passed by the Iranian Parliament on Wednesday, no on in Iran will be allowed to carry, sell, and manufacture any type of cold weapons.
Erdogan

Turkey’s Parliament to Consider Death Penalty for Coup Plotters: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his government would ask parliament to consider reintroducing the death penalty as a punishment for the plotters behind the July coup bid.

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