Rapper arrest symbolizes danger of dissent in Iran

The Iranian revolution claimed to represent the voice of the poor when it came to power in 1979, but this week arrested a rapper who voices the struggles of the poor. Iranian dissident rapper Toomaj Salehi was arrested Monday in the central city of Isfahan and taken to an unknown …

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Security forces arrested dissident rapper Toomaj Salehi

Dissident rapper Toomaj Salehi was arrested by security forces at his home and taken to an unknown location. Salehi’s relatives broke the news on Instagram. Salehi’s home was searched and his personal belongings confiscated upon his arrest. According to the message, which was released on Sunday, 12 officers raided Toomaj …

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State’s Mainly Good Corn Harvest Nears Harvest End | Business

The Mississippi corn crop has faced challenges ranging from a mid-season flood to an early September hurricane, but yields and quality appear positive on the near-full harvest. On September 13, the US Department of Agriculture estimated that the crop had been harvested at 75%. Its most recent assessment indicated that …

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