Tag: Saeid Mollaei

The Two Faces Of Iran

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The Two Faces Of Iran

Two separate stories in the February 11 edition of the Times of Israel  speak volumes about the diversity of opinion in Iran regarding its arch enemy, Israel. The headline of the first story was blood-curdling: “Top Iranian official: We’re looking for a pretext to raze Tel Aviv to the ground.” The headline over the second story was […]

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Ban Iran From Judo Competitions

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Ban Iran From Judo Competitions

At the World Judo Championship in Tokyo last week, a competitor from Iran, Saeid Mollaei, the defending world champion, was coerced by the Iranian government to throw his semi-final match against Belgium’s Matthias Casse so that he would not have to face Israel’s Sagi Muki in the final. Mollaei, who has been accused of intentionally […]

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