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Lawyer hopes Iran Christian pastor will be freed

Lawyer hopes Iran Christian pastor will be freed

Telegraph - Sept 29, 2011


The lawyer for Yusef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor facing the death sentence for converting from Islam, has said he is "optimistic" that the final verdict could see his client set free./ "Our last court session was held on Wednesday. Mr Nadarkhani did not repent and the last court verdict said ...

Lawyer Hopes Iranian Christian Sentenced to Death Will be Freed

VOA News - Sept 29, 2011


The lawyer for an Iranian Christian pastor, sentenced to death for renouncing the Muslim religion, says he hopes an appeals court will set his client free. Attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah said Thursday he thinks there is a “95 percent chance” of acquittal for Youcef Nadarkhani, who appeared in ...

Iranian pastor refuses to reject religion, faces execution

CNN - Sept 29, 2011


Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, the head of a network of Christian house churches in Iran, could be executed as soon as midnight Wednesday in Tehran for refusing to recant his religious beliefs and convert to Islam, said the chair of a commission that monitors religious freedom around the world. A ...

Youcef Nadarkhani, Iranian Pastor Faces Execution For Refusing To Recant His Christian Faith

Huffington Post - Sept 28, 2011


WAHSINGTON (RNS) Religious freedom advocates rallied Wednesday (Sept. 28) around an Iranian pastor who is facing execution because he has refused to recant his Christian faith in the overwhelmingly Muslim country. The British-based group Christian Solidarity Worldwide has asked international ...

Lawyer for Iranian pastor on death row hopes appeals court may acquit his client

Washington Post - Sept 29, 2011


TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer of an Iranian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy is hopeful an appeals court will acquit his client. Attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah says he believes in a “95 percent chance” of acquittal for 32-year-old Yusuf Naderkhani./ Naderkhani turned to Christianity when he was ...

  Tehran Times - Nine minutes ago

The latest report released by the Central Bank of Iran shows the country’s non-oil gross domestic product grew by 4.6 percent during the autumn last year. According to the report, GDP growth, including the oil sector, hit 15.7 percent. Government revenue amounted to 295.6 trillion rials (about ...

 
  Trend - Nine minutes ago

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  Xinhua - Nine minutes ago

TEHRAN, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) announced Sunday that it will hold an international tender for the development of major oil field in southwest of the country, Press TV reported. By Friday, the tender will be held for the much-awaited development project of ...

 
  VOA News - Nine minutes ago

The Syrian government has asked Iran to take over the supervision and payroll of thousands of Shi'ite militiamen fighting alongside Russian and Syrian troops in support of President Bashar al-Assad, according to a government source and a news report. reported that it obtained a Syrian defense ...

 
  Yahoo! News - 11 minutes ago

From Saudi Arabia to Italy, here’s a look at some of the lighter moments during President Trump’s first foreign travel trip abroad since taking office.

 
  Yahoo! News - One hour ago

Nobody knows yet whether the president's son-in-law broke any laws. But "traitor" is more than just a legal term./ , according to U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports cited by the , that in early December 2016 Jared Kushner and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak “discussed the ...

 
  Yahoo! News - One hour ago

ILIGAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Islamist militants on Friday to abandon hostilities and start dialogue in an effort to end their bloody occupation of a southern city that experts called a major blow to regional security. Duterte said the ...

 
  Trend - One hour ago

At least two Iranian border guards have been killed and two more injured in an armed clash along the country’s northwestern borders. Lieutenant colonel Mohammadreza Firouzi and warrant officer Javad Farahi were killed in the armed clash on May 27, IRNA news agency reported. According to the ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Two hours ago

Turkey's military killed 13 members of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in air strikes in northern Iraq on Sunday, the military said in a statement. The warplanes struck seven PKK targets in the Avasin-Basyan region of northern Iraq, and killed militants believed to be preparing for an ...

 
  Yahoo! News - Two hours ago

President Trump wants to voice his opinions on the Middle East and no, not through some archaic Washington-insider liberal elitist speech. The man wants to communicate his worldview the best way he knows how — by yelling on the internet. Returning from his trip in the Middle East, the president ...

 
  Reuters – May 24, 2017
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  Yahoo! News – May 23, 2017
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  Yahoo! News – May 23, 2017
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  Washington Post – May 22, 2017
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  Reuters – May 21, 2017
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  Yahoo! News – May 20, 2017
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  Yahoo! News – May 19, 2017
  • In tight Iran race, outspoken Rouhani breaks political taboos - Reuters
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  VOA News – May 18, 2017
  • With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal - Washington Post
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  Xinhua – May 15, 2017
  • Intl. railway expo to kick off in Tehran - Tehran Times
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  Xinhua – May 15, 2017
  • Iran insists it seeks no tension with Saudi Arabia - Tehran Times
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  Reuters - 17 hours ago

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference in Tehran, Iran, May 22, 2017. TIMA via/ Iran's hardline Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday Saudi Arabia's rulers faced "certain downfall" for aligning themselves with the United States, hours after the country's ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

Police at the scene of the triple stabbing in northeast Portland: AP/ Witnesses who saw a triple stabbing on a train in Oregon say it may have been , after a man who launched into a racist rant against two Muslim women then attacked passengers when they tried to intervene. The attacker slashed ...

  Yahoo! News - 19 hours ago

Donald Trump and Mike Pence have reached new lows in approval ratings: Alex Wong/Getty Images/ has hit a new low job approval rating of just 40 per cent. Most of the voters that approve of the job Mr Trump is doing are white men. Of that bloc, only 28 per cent “strongly approve” of his ...

  Yahoo! News - 18 hours ago

Richard Dabate appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to the charge that he murdered his wife Connie in 2015. He told police that an intruder shot her, but her Fitbit tells a different story.

  Payvand - May 27, 2017

Helping to advance peace and the Iranian-American community. Washington, DC - NIAC Action issued the following statement in response to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's mark-up and passage of S. 722, the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, by an 18-3 vote: "With a ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

The Duggar family has been trying hard to keep details about Joy Anna Duggar’s upcoming wedding under wraps. Despite their best efforts, several details about her and fiancé Austin Forsyth’s big day have come to light. Before the couple ties the knot, check out everything we know about their ...

  Yahoo! News - 23 hours ago

Iraqis inspect the rubble of destroyed houses in the Mosul al-Jadida area, following air strikes in March 2017 (AFP Photo/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE)/ Washington (AFP) - A Pentagon investigation has concluded that at least 105 civilians died in an anti-IS strike in the Iraqi city of Mosul in March, ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

Clashes between Philippine troops and Islamist militants in Marawi on the southern island of Mindanao have claimed at least 48 lives (AFP Photo/TED ALJIBE)/ Philippine security forces dropped more bombs Saturday on a southern city where they have been battling Islamist militants for five days, ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

- Eighteen-year old sniper suspect Lee Malvo, (C), who was 17 at the time of the alleged crimes, appears in court during the trial of sniper suspect John Muhammad in Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S., October 22, 2003. REUTERS/Davis Turner/Pool/Files/ (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday tossed ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

Five years and 17 surgeries after she was attacked with acid by a family member, Lalita Ben Bansi found love after dialing a wrong number./ Lalita Ben Bansi and Ravi Shankar exchange flower garlands as part of a traditional Hindu ceremony./ Image: praful gangurde/Hindustan Times via Getty Images ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

From turning heads in a Dolce and Gabbana coat to joking with the Pope, here’s a look at some of Melania Trump’s most memorable moments on her first trip overseas as the First Lady.

  Tehran Times - Five hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran currently ranks fifth in producing articles related to nanotechnology, according to StatNano, a website that monitors nanotechnology developments in the world. Iran has submitted 2,529 articles to the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) in the field of nanotechnology since the ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

led coalition has been carrying out air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria since 2014 (AFP Photo/ALBERTO PIZZOLI)/ Beirut (AFP) - Dozens of relatives of Islamic State group fighters were killed Friday in Syria in US-led strikes, regime or Russian raids, after the UN urged nations ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

Banks, former Watergate special prosecutor, talks with Ari Melber about how technology and social media have changed the pace of news since Watergate, putting Donald Trump at a disadvantage trying to control the Trump-Russia story.

  Reuters - May 27, 2017

A senior commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was killed fighting Islamic State west of the Iraqi city of Mosul, the Tehran-based Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. It is the first time Iran has announced the death of a senior commander during the operations ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

An initial rampage by the gunmen, who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, through the mainly Muslim city of Marawi on Tuesday prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to impose martial law across the southern third of the Philippines. (AFP Photo/TED ALJIBE)/ It was meant to be a ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

BOZEMAN, Mont. (Reuters) - Republican Greg Gianforte defeated a political novice to win Montana's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter who asked him about the Republican healthcare bill. A race that was expected to ...

  Yahoo! News - 23 hours ago

After starting his first presidential trip abroad wreathed in smiles, US President Donald Trump ended it with rebukes, upbraiding America's European partners over military spending, trade and global warming (AFP Photo/Eliot BLONDET)/ Taormina (Italy) (AFP) - President Donald Trump said Saturday ...

  Yahoo! News - May 27, 2017

Though the opposition may be largely symbolic, lawmakers are clearly growing tired of unconditional support for the Gulf kingdom./ The White House and Congress are headed for a showdown over President Donald Trump’s massive multibillion-dollar arms package for Saudi Arabia. Lawmakers in both the ...

  Tehran Times - 23 hours ago

Fareed Zakaria, a political analyst, has said that it is wildly inaccurate to describe Iran as the source of jihadist terror. “Almost every terrorist attack in the West has had some connection to Saudi Arabia. Virtually none has been linked to Iran,” he wrote in an article published by ...

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