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‘Sunless Shadows’ Review: A Harsh Look at Iranian Women in Prison

‘Sunless Shadows’ Review: A Harsh Look at Iranian Women in Prison

‘Sunless Shadows’ Review: A Harsh Look at Iranian Women in Prison ‘Sunless Shadows’ Review: A Harsh Look at Iranian Women in Prison Mehrdad Oskouei’s latest documentary, “Sunless Shadows,” is a startling, raw confrontation with Iran’s patriarchy. A poignant follow-up to his 2016 “Starless Dreams,” about teenage girls in a Tehran juvenile detention center, the new movie focuses on a group …

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Iranian Civilian Jet Swerves to Avoid American Warplane in Syria

Hachalu Hundessa, Ethiopian Singer and Activist, Is Shot Dead

Iranian Civilian Jet Swerves to Avoid American Warplane in Syria Iranian Civilian Jet Swerves to Avoid American Warplane in Syria BEIRUT, Lebanon — An Iranian passenger plane en route from Iran to Beirut swerved and dropped abruptly on Thursday to avoid a nearby American fighter jet, injuring several passengers before landing in Beirut. Videos broadcast by Iranian and pro-Iran Lebanese …

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Iranian Missile Facility Blows Up, and Conspiracy Theories Abound in Tehran

Iranian Missile Facility Blows Up, and Conspiracy Theories Abound in Tehran

Iranian Missile Facility Blows Up, and Conspiracy Theories Abound in Tehran Iranian Missile Facility Blows Up, and Conspiracy Theories Abound in Tehran When a major explosion lit the skies on the edge of Tehran last week, the Iranian government was quick to dismiss the episode as a gas explosion at the Parchin military base, which was once the focus of …

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Fugitive Iranian Judge Dead After Fall From Hotel in Romania

Fugitive Iranian Judge Dead After Fall From Hotel in Romania Fugitive Iranian Judge Dead After Fall From Hotel in Romania A fugitive Iranian judge wanted by Iran on corruption charges and by right groups for jailing and torturing journalists was found dead of apparent suicide Friday at a hotel in Romania where he had been staying, according to Iranian officials. …

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Afghanistan to Probe Claims Migrants Were Drowned by Iranian Guards

Afghanistan to Probe Claims Migrants Were Drowned by Iranian Guards

Afghanistan to Probe Claims Migrants Were Drowned by Iranian Guards Afghanistan to Probe Claims Migrants Were Drowned by Iranian Guards KABUL, Afghanistan — The foreign ministry of Afghanistan on Saturday said it was investigating claims that dozens of Afghan migrants detained in Iran were tortured by that country’s border guards and thrown into a river, where many of them drowned. …

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Trump Says He Told Navy to ‘Shoot Down’ Iranian Boats

Trump Says He Told Navy to ‘Shoot Down’ Iranian Boats

Trump Says He Told Navy to ‘Shoot Down’ Iranian Boats Trump Says He Told Navy to ‘Shoot Down’ Iranian Boats WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that he has told the Navy to shoot down and destroy any Iranian fast boats that harass American naval ships, in what would be a sharp escalation of the risky maneuvers performed by …

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Iraq Resists Iranian Pressure to Reopen Border Closed to Slow Covid-19

Iraq Resists Iranian Pressure to Reopen Border Closed to Slow Covid-19

Iraq Resists Iranian Pressure to Reopen Border Closed to Slow Covid-19 Iraq Resists Iranian Pressure to Reopen Border Closed to Slow Covid-19 BAGHDAD — Truck by truck, border post by border post, a power struggle is unfolding between Iraq and Iran over when to reopen the frontier between the two countries, which Iraq closed five weeks ago to limit the …

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