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Protesting Hijab in Iran

BBC News, The Iranian trailblazer who removed her headscarf, 7 Dec 2018

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Iran Messaging Apps Policies

Radio Farda, Iran To Tighten Grip On Cyberspace, Messaging Apps, 6 Dec 2018 Read More…

Iran 'disinformation' report

Reuters, Special Report: How Iran spreads disinformation around the world, 30 Nov 2018
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Islam as statecraft: How governments use religion in foreign policy

Peter Mandaville and Shadi Hamid, Islam as statecraft: How governments use religion in foreign policy, Brookings
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Ahmedinejad quotes Tupac

Twitter in a stir after Ahmedinejad quotes Tupac. Read More…

#TrollTracker, #TrollTracker: Twitter Troll Farm Archives. Part ThreeAssessing an covert Iranian social media influence campaign

French police raid Centre Zahra France

Daily Star (Lebanon), French police raid Shiite center in counterterror swoop, 3 Oct 2018

"One Zahra France official cited in the order to freeze funds, Yahia Gouasmi, 68, told CNews TV channel that the weapons were solely “for the security of the center” and mainly belonged to Zahra France’s security detail.

"“Everything is false,” said Jamel Tahiri, 43, also among the four whose funds were being frozen.

"“We’re transparent. Everything is on internet.”"
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