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Iranian Female Neurosurgeon Performs over 500 Surgeries

An Iranian female neurosurgeon has performed some 500 operations so far and turned into one of the most professional surgeons in her field.
Ali Larijani

Iran Parliament Speaker Denounces US Arrest of Press TV Anchor

Iran’s parliament speaker has criticised the US arrest of the Iran-based journalist Marzieh Hashemi, describing it as yet another proof that Washington does not hold real respect for human rights and sees it a tool for pressurising independent states.

Iranian-Style Wedding Dress Displayed at Berlin Show

Europeans models’ enthusiasm to display the Iranian-style bridal gown is making headlines in Germany.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Majority of Iranians Will Vote in Favour of Hijab: MP

Deputy Speaker of Iranian Parliament says majority of Iranians will vote in favour of Hijab if a referendum is being held today.   
Int’l Federation Permits Iranian Women to Waterski with Hijab

Int’l Federation Permits Iranian Women to Waterski with Hijab

The International Waterski and Wakeboard Federation (IWWF) has finally allowed Iranian women to attend Asian and international competitions while observing the Islamic dress-code (Hijab).
British PM Refuses to Wear Headscarf in Riyadh Visit

British PM Refuses to Wear Headscarf in Riyadh Visit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has defied Saudi Arabia’s strict custom and refused to wear a headscarf for her first meeting with the Arab country’s ruling elite.
sweden

Foreign Delegations Must Respect Iran’s Laws in Their Visits

An Iranian lawmaker criticised the anti-Iran statements made after a Swedish delegation’s official visit to Iran, stating that foreigners should act based on Iranian regulations if they have chosen to visit the country.
وزيرة الدفاع الألمانية

German DM’s Attire in Saudi Arabia Sparks Controversy

A few days after the German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on the burqa, her minister of defence has refused to wear the hijab or the abaya on an official visit to Saudi Arabia.

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