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'I couldn't tolerate it any longer': how Iranian chess referee with secret Jewish heritage was forced to live a 'fake' life
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'I couldn't tolerate it any longer': how Iranian chess referee with secret Jewish heritage was forced to live a 'fake' life
When Shohreh Bayat, one of the world’s top chess referees, let her hijab slip during a match earlier this year she had no idea she may never return home to Iran again. Not long after the seemingly innocuous pictures of her loose hair had circulated in Iran, where headscarves are strictly mandated by the ruling ayatollahs, she was receiving threats to her life.
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'Children of the Night' to vie at Busan Intl. Film Festival
'Children of the Night' to vie at Busan Intl. Film Festival
TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Iranian documentary, 'Children of the Night' directed by Behruz Nouranipour will compete at the 25th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea.
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Iran’s natural gas storage rises in H1
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Iran’s natural gas storage rises in H1
TEHRAN – The volume of natural gas stored in Iran’s storage facilities during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21) has increased considerably compared to the same period last year, Head of National Iranian Gas Transmission Company (NIGTC) said.
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Millennia-old tomb, skeleton and spearhead unearthed in western Iran
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Millennia-old tomb, skeleton and spearhead unearthed in western Iran
TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has discovered an ancient human skeleton with a spearhead beneath its ribs in a tomb chamber in a rural area, western Kordestan province.
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Iran resists against US, both in military, economic wars
Iran resists against US, both in military, economic wars
TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) –Top military Aide to the Leader noted that Iran's status during the Imposed War and the current economic war is the same due to the resistance of Iran.
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Rear Admiral Khanzadi: Sooner or later Arab states will be left with no allies
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Rear Admiral Khanzadi: Sooner or later Arab states will be left with no allies
TEHRAN - In an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times on Thursday, Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi addresses several developments in the region, including the recent U.S.-brokered normalization deals between Israel and some Arab states.
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Iranian animation 'V. Cycle' to vie at Linea d'Ombra FilmFest
Iranian animation 'V. Cycle' to vie at Linea d'Ombra FilmFest
TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Iranian short animated piece 'V. Cycle' directed by Ahmad Khoshniat will take part at the 25th Linea d'Ombra Festival in Italy.
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VIDEO: Match highlights of Esteghlal  1-2 Pakhtakor
VIDEO: Match highlights of Esteghlal 1-2 Pakhtakor
TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Uzbekistan Pakhtakor came from behind to defeat Esteghlal football team of Iran 2-1 in the 2020 AFC Champions League Round of 16 at Al Janoub Stadium on Saturday. .
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VIDEO: Netanyahu supporters clash with media reporters
VIDEO: Netanyahu supporters clash with media reporters
TEHRAN, Sep. 27 (MNA) – Supporters of the Israeli regime's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clashed with media reporters with the support of Zionist police on Saturday.
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Iran censures EU statement on its human rights
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Iran censures EU statement on its human rights
TEHRAN — Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has censured the European Union (EU) for its anti-Iran stance at the Human Rights Council, saying it showed political use of such concept by the EU.
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Turkish Airlines resumes flights to Tehran after six months halt
Turkish Airlines resumes flights to Tehran after six months halt
TEHRAN – Following months of ups and downs, Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines resumed its flights to Tehran on Saturday after six months of suspension over the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Assistant holds talks with UN Syria envoy
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Assistant holds talks with UN Syria envoy
TEHRAN – Ali-Asghar Khaji, a senior assistant to Iranian foreign minister in special political affairs, spoke by phone with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen on Syria-related issues, including the activities of a committee that is tasked with drafting a new constitution for Syria.
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