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Women in Iran are pulling off their headscarves — and hoping for a ‘turning point’

The Muslim Times

Source: The Washington Post

 March 8
 Iranian women have been raising a new challenge to their Islamic government, breaking one of its most fundamental rules by pulling off their headscarves in some of the busiest public squares and brandishing them in protest.

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While these guerrilla protesters number only in the dozens, Iran’s government has taken notice of their audacity. On Thursday, planned demonstrations to coincide with International Women’s Day were preempted by a heavy police presence on the streets of the capital, Tehran.

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, marked the day with sharply worded tweets skewering Western countries for the immodesty of their women and trumpeting the virtues of the headscarf, or hijab.

“By promoting modest dress (#hijab), #Islam has blocked the path which would lead women to such a deviant lifestyle,” Khamenei tweeted in English. “Iranian women today, declare their . …

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Buddhist mobs sweep through Sri Lanka’s Muslim neighborhoods

The Muslim Times

Source: Religion News Service

Mohamed Ramzeen makes a call from his mobile standing in his vandalized small restaurant in Pilimathalawa, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 8, 2018. About 50 people broke into Mohamed Ramzeen’s small restaurant on Wednesday night while the curfew was in effect, destroying nearly everything they found, he said. Buddhist mobs swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka’s central hills, destroying stores and restaurants despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces. (AP Photo/ Bharatha Mallawarachchi)

KANDY, Sri Lanka (AP) — Buddhist mobs swept through Muslim neighborhoods in Sri Lanka’s central hills, destroying stores and restaurants and setting homes on fire despite a curfew, a state of emergency and a heavy deployment of security forces, residents said Thursday.

In the small town of Pallekele, mobs ignored the curfew that was supposed to keep them off the streets…

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Israel intel chief invites Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to visit

The Muslim Times

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FILE PHOTO: Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a graduation ceremony and air show marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of King Faisal Air College in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25, 2017. (Reuters Photo)

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a graduation ceremony and air show marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of King Faisal Air College in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25, 2017. (Reuters Photo)

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz wants Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to visit, his spokesman said Wednesday, in what would be a historic trip involving two nations with no official diplomatic ties.

Israeli leaders have repeatedly spoken of improving ties with the Arab world and hinted at behind-the-scenes cooperation, particularly involving their efforts to limit their common enemy Iran.

Katz issued the call during an interview with Elaph, a news website run by a Saudi businessman, his spokesman Arye Shalicar said.

The call was not included in the final version of the interview published online. Shalicar could not comment on why, but said Katz had indeed…

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Iran-Women Rights by Maryam Rajavi

Freedom Lovers 4 Syria & Iran

The NCRI with Maryam Rajavi as our President Elect has been fighting for women’s rights for Iranian women for many years. The rights for women are stated in the 10 point plan for women’s rights.

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It is well known that the rights of women are non-existing in the mullahs regime, Maryam Rajavi is the determent to change this as soon as the mullahs are removed from power.

In tomorrow’s Iran, women will have the same rights under the law as the men, they will also enjoy the same rights to any education they desire. And most important to women will be, that she can choose what clothes to wear, or if she wants to wear a hijab or not. The most important issue for Mrs. Rajavi is that women will be equal to men on all subjects, a woman can become a…

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