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Suicides in Iran's Fars Province Increase by 8%, Official Says

Suicides in Iran's Fars Province Increase by 8%, Official Says

By Hamideh Taati

The director general of the coroner's office of Fars Province, southern Iran, says that in the past year, 378 people died after committing suicide. He said that suicide statistics have increase 8% in this province in 2018 compared to the previous year. He also emphasized a decrease in the age of suicide victims in this province, and announced that of about 63 suicides cases during the first two months of the year, the youngest was a teenage schoolgirl.

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25,000 Iranian Children in Golestan Province Deprived of Education

25,000 Iranian Children in Golestan Province Deprived of Education

By Shamsi Saadati

According to the political-security deputy of the governor of Golestan province, northern Iran, 25,000 children in this province are deprived from receiving education, making Golestan the second-worst province in this regard.

“342 schools have been damaged and 35 others have been completely destroyed,” said Abdualreza Cheragali, the governorate official.

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Increase in Number of Iranian Labor Children Officially Confirmed

Increase in Number of Iranian Labor Children Officially Confirmed

By Shamsi Saadati

The newest report of the Statistics and Strategic Information Center of the Iranian regime’s Ministry of Labor shows that the number of labor children in Iran has increased.

The newest report of Statistics and Strategic Information Center of the Ministry of Labor indicates the existence of 499,000 labor children, 1.4% of them working in dangerous jobs.

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Iran's Move to Taxation Will Hurt the Poor Most

Iran's Move to Taxation Will Hurt the Poor Most

By Shamsi Saadati

The Iranian regime’s President Hassan Rouhani recently hinted about wanting to “spread a tax culture” in Iran instead of relying on oil revenue, during a speech to introduce the new head of Iran’s Tax Organization.

Then, on June 8, the regime’s Minister of Economy stated that Iran had entered a transitional phase of shifting from “oil reliance” to “revenue reliance”.

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Iranian Ex-Official Drinks Tea With Cops After Turning Himself in for 'Shooting Wife'

Iranian Ex-Official Drinks Tea With Cops After Turning Himself in for 'Shooting Wife'

Mohammad Sadat Khansari

An Iranian regime politician turned himself in for fatally shooting his wife — then got served tea by deferential authorities before calmly confessing on state TV, according to reports.

Former Tehran Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi, 67, surrendered to police after 35-year-old actress Mitra Ostad, the second of his two wives, was found shot dead, the New York Post wrote on Friday.

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