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Anti-Headscarf Law Activist Sues Iran in US Over Harassment

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Iranian-American activist famous for her campaign against the Islamic Republic’s mandatory headscarf, or hijab, for women has sued Iran in U.S. federal court, alleging a government-led harassment campaign targets her and her fa...
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Amnesty Says at Least 106 Killed in Iran Protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline price...