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Obama authorises air strikes on Iraq

BBC reported that US President Barack Obama today said that he has authorised air strikes against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, if they threaten US interests or to prevent the slaughter of religious minorities. However, the president said US troops would not be sent back to Iraq. The US has already made humanitarian air drops to Iraqis under threat from ... Read More »

Hardliners Make Baseless Accusations Against arrested WaPo reporter

Source: International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran After two weeks of silence by Iranian officials on the reason for the detention of husband-and-wife journalists Jason Rezaian and Yegabeh Salehi and their whereabouts, media with ties to security and intelligence organs believed to be holding them have begun leveling baseless charges of spying against them, revealing the intentions of interrogators ... Read More »

Over eating fruits and veggies shows no increased health benefits

Eating more than five portions of fruit and vegetables a day does not grant the body further benefits, new research pinpointed. A team of international researchers analyzed 16 worldwide studies in the US, Asia and Europe involving more than 833,000 people, though some 56,000 died during the follow-up period. The recent study, centered on effects of fruit and vegetables on ... Read More »

Chili peppers cut risk of developing intestinal cancer

Animal study has indicated that the active ingredient in chili peppers known as capsaicin plays significant role in reducing the risk of developing intestinal tumors. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine found that capsaicin produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines. The occurred phenomenon ultimately triggers a reaction at the tissue ... Read More »

Iran Venezuela friendly set for Oct 14

Venezuela’s national team coach Noel Sanvincente has stated that Iran men’s national soccer team will take on his South American side in a friendly match within the next few months. According to a report published by the Mehr News Agency on Wednesday, Venezuela is going to face Oman on October 10 in the Persian Gulf country, and the South Americans ... Read More »

Karim Benzema signs new Real Madrid contract

France striker Karim Benzema has extended his stay with Real Madrid until June 30, 2019 through a new contract with the European champions. The contract was signed on Wednesday. A statement on the club’s website read, “Real Madrid CF announce the extension of the contract linking Karim Benzema to the club until June 30, 2019, the next five seasons.” Benzema’s ... Read More »

Iran volleyball team arrives in U.S. for 4 friendlies

Iran volleyball team traveled to Los Angeles, California, on early Wednesday to play four friendlies against the U.S. outfit. The Iranian team lost to the U.S. 3-0 in the 2014 FIVB World League, which was held in Florence, Italy in July. Two teams will play four friendly matches in California. On Aug. 9, the two teams will play at the ... Read More »

Botox on the rise among Iranian men

Al-Monitor, When Mohammad Khatami announced his candidacy for president the first time, rumors of the significance looks and clothing had to him, and the supposed time he spent in front of the mirror, were widely spread and harshly criticized by some of his opponents. These were points evidently proven right by Khatami’s obvious attention to personal style, while the rumors ... Read More »

Iranian sisters on their fight to perform

A prominent Iranian musician today told how she uses music as her “resistance” against the strict laws in her home country. Mahsa Vahdat, 40, who performed at Womad festival with her sister Marjan, 37, on Sunday, said she refuses to comply with a law preventing women from singing solo to a mixed-sex audience. [Read Full Article] Read More »