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  • Iranian woman hanged for killing man she said was trying to rape her

    TEHRAN, Iran An Iranian woman was hanged Saturday for the murder of a man she said she had killed while defending herself from an attempted rape, according to Tehran prosecutors.
  • Iran re-arrests leading human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian security forces arrested world-renowned human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and several others on their way back from a protest on Saturday, her husband said. "While returning from the sit-in outside the Bar Association in...

    Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared. Reyhaneh...

    Iran hangs woman for killing her alleged rapist

    Rejecting pleas from human rights groups, Iran on Saturday hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she had said was trying to rape her. Reyhaneh Jabbari,  27, was hanged at dawn, the official IRNA news agency reported. In a protracted court case,...

    All kidding aside, Jon Stewart's movie tackles torture

    All kidding aside, Jon Stewart's movie tackles torture
    Comedian Jon Stewart's debut as a movie director entertains, enlightens and even inspires. But be warned, fans of "The Daily Show": In case you haven't heard, it's not a comedy. Not unless you get your laughs in the sarcastic way that I often do, from...