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Swedish Woman Ran Alone Through Iran

A Swedish runner crossed three Muslim-majority countries on foot, in a bid to experience Muslims and shari`ah law at first hand. According to the Guardian, Kristina Paltén ran 1144 miles across Iran on her own, from Turkey to Turkmenistan, to challenge prejudice against Islam in her home country of Sweden and across Europe.

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The Make-up Artist who Works with Iranian Celebrities

Shirin Moghaddam, the woman behind all the celebrities make-ups and founder of Afsoon Beauty Salons with three branches in Tehran. Shirin started her career at the age of 26 as a stylist, she worked in few salons before she decides to open her own beauty salon called Afsoon.

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