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Iran bans permanent contraception, birth control ads

Source : RT / 12 Aug 2014

The Iranian parliament has voted to ban all forms of permanent contraception and prohibit the advertisement of birth control. The vote endorses Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's calls to increase the population, local media reported.

The bill was approved by 143 out of 231 members present in parliament, IRNA reported. It prohibits all surgical operations to permanently prevent pregnancy, including vasectomies and female sterilization, unless the surgery is urgently needed due to health risks.

 

World first invisible Qur’an displayed at Tehran Qur’an exhibit

Source : Presstv / 21 Jul 2014

A copy of the Holy Qur’an written with invisible ink has been showcased at the 22nd International Holy Qur’an Exhibition in Tehran.

Inscribed by Mohsen Khanjari Anbouhi, the handwritten copy is the world’s first invisible Qur’an, which has been displayed in the Written Works Section of the exhibition.

 

Rights of men, women equal in Islam- MP

Source : IRNA / 14 Mar 2014

Senior member of the Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Halimeh Aali said on Wednesday that men and women enjoyed equal rights in Islam.

Aali made the remarks at her speech to the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women which started in New York on March 10.

 

Iranian teacher builds robot to teach prayer

Source : AP / 26 Feb 2014

An Iranian schoolteacher has innovated an amusing way of encouraging young children to say their daily prayers — robotics.

Akbar Rezaie, 27, attended private robotics classes and learned to develop and assemble customized humanoid robots.

He teaches the Qur’an to boys and girls at Alborz elementary school in the town of Varamin, 35 kilometers (20 miles) southeast of Tehran.

 

The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, Iran

Source : Tehran Times / 21 Feb 2014

The Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, Iran, is a veritable museum of Islamic architecture and still a working mosque. Within a couple of hours you can see and compare 800 years of Islamic design, with each example near to the pinnacle of its age. The range is quite stunning: from the geometric elegance of the Seljuks, through to the Mongol period and on to the refinements of the more baroque Safavid style.

 

Iranian women footballers to undergo gender tests

Source : Telegraph.co.uk / 12 Feb 2014

Iran's female footballers are to be given mandatory exams to prove that they are real women.

Footballers in Iran's professional women's league are to undergo mandatory gender tests to establish that they are fully female.

 
 

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