Posts Tagged ‘eateries’

‘Illegal music & debauchery’: Iran shuts over 1,000 eateries for not observing ‘Islamic principles’

“The owners of restaurants and cafes in which Islamic principles were not observed were confronted, and during this operation 547 businesses were closed in Tehran and 11 offenders arrested,” Tehran police chief Hossein Rahimi said on the official department website. The establishments were shut down in the past fortnight over “unconventional advertising in cyberspace, playing […]

Iranian moderates secure majority in parliament and assembly of experts

Reformists who back extended relationships with western countries won about 85 seats in the parliament, while moderate conservatives got another 73 seats, thus being able to secure a 54 percent majority in the 290-seat legislature in case they form a coalition, AP reported citing Iranian state TV. At the same time, hard-liners, who opposed Iran’s […]

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