Welcome to the weekend.
Emphasizing its commitment to preserve the nuclear agreement, the EU reassured Iran this week that it was still keen to draw up a workable deal, and one that would offer economic benefits for everyone.
Protests and protestors in Iran appear to be unstoppable, despite government officials responding with the full force of the law. In an astounding display of courage, truckers, teachers and students are among those still campaigning for change amid a mounting number of arrests.
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The Week in Review 23rd-30th
Tensions between the US and Iran seem to be reaching boiling point. The State Department announced Thursday that it had more evidence of a secret missile proliferation program in Iran.
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini met Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva on Wednesday and reiterated the bloc’s determination to preserve the multilateral nuclear deal, an EU statement said.
Protests in Iran Show No Sign of Stopping Despite Nationwide Arrests
Iranian Parliament Rejects Bill to Raise Age of Consent for Marriage
A proposed bill on raising the age of consent for marriage to 16 and 18 for girls and boys, respectively, has been rejected by the Majlis.
Quarter of Iran’s Population Suffers from Mental Disorder
Recent studies have shown that 26 percent of the country’s population suffers from mental illness, according to Deputy Minister of Health and Medical Education Dr. Hadi Ayazi.
Author and Activist Masih Alinejad Speaks at LA Book Launch
On October 8, a group of friends in Los Angeles hosted an invitation-only book signing and speaking engagement for Masih Alinejad, the Iranian author and influential women’s rights activist.
Empress Farah Pahlavi Launches Book on Modern Art in Iran
Empress Farah Pahlavi was in London earlier this week for the launch of a new art book, “Iran Modern,” about her significant contributions to the collection and display of modern art in Iran before the Revolution.