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Female Iranian Official Attacks Volleyball Ban

A female Iranian vice president has criticized what she called "sanctimonious" men's groups, whose threats prevented women from watching Iran play the USA in a volleyball match. Iran defeated the United States 3-0 Friday, winning the first set 25-19, the second 29-27 and the third by 25-20 in the FIVB world league series. Vice President Shahindokht Molaverdi, a reformist politician responsible for women and family affairs in the Islamic republic, had said last week that...

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