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IRAN ELECTION

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Maryam Rajavi: Iran nuclear talks Extension, danger to global security

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In a conference held in Paris on Tuesday French mayors and elected officials, from the entire French political spectrum voiced their solidarity with the struggle by the Iranian Resistance for freedom, democracy and secularism.

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ISJ’s report: Iranian regime has cloaked its nuclear military project

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International Committee In Search of Justice (ISJ) disclosed in a press conference in Brussels today that in the past two decades the Iranian regime has cloaked its nuclear military program inside a civil program and has covertly advanced it.

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Iranian Americans held a rally in NY to condemn rights abuses in Iran

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New York, Nov. 18 - Association of Iranian-Americans in New York and New Jersey held a rally at Ralph Bunche Park, opposite the United Nations Headquarters in NY to condemn the rapid rise in executions and the wave of acid attacks in Iran.

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Night before Ashura in Yazd, Iran

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During Muharram, Shi'ite moslem in Yazd, Iran are enacting ceremonies to commemorates Ashura-the day Imam Hussein died. The night before ashura, people mourn the dead by singing chants praising the imams and martyrs.

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Muslims Shiites marking the day of Imam Hussain

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Thousands of shiites participate in mourn of Imam Hussain marking the the martyrdom of Imam Hussain the grandson of prophet Mohammed at the capital of Bahrain Manama.

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It is said that the 10th of the lunar month of Muharram in the year 61 of the Hegira (October 10, 680 AD) the Imam Hossein, grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, and 72 companions sacrificed their lives to defend the religion of God, justice and freedom.

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Ashura Ceremony- Yazd, Iran

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During Muharram, Shi'ite moslem in Yazd, an Iran are enacting ceremonies to commemorates Ashura-the day Imam Hussein died in the battle of Karbala. They are doing a parade enacting the massacre and carrying the Nakhl (Symbol og Imam Hussein Tomb) .

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