For less conservative Iranians, some of whom even jokingly describe themselves as "not real Muslims", the report is merely an admission of reality--and an amusing distraction from the austere topics usually occupying their leaders' minds.
"This is what every human body needs," says Zahra, a 32-year-old chemist who lives with her boyfriend in northern Tehran and declares that she has no intention of seeking authorisation to have sex.
Earlier this month the women's national team captain was unable to fly with the squad to Malaysia because her husband refused her permission to fly.
In 2010, doubts were raised about the gender of the team's goalkeeper.Seven hours later Mr Netanyahu seemed to have changed his mind about how much he was interested in the sex education of the Iranian people, and unfollowed the feed.But that wasn’t fast enough to stop a large number of eagle-eyed tweeters taking and sharing screenshots, and Iranian users particularly seemed to enjoy having a joke at the Israeli leader’s expense.IT IS the last thing Iran's religious rulers want to talk about, but they may just have to.An official report has documented the nation's worst-kept secret: sex of every kind is taking place outside the marital bed in the Islamic Republic.
Iran's parliamentary research department, which released the 82-page report, actually used the report to argue that young Iranians should be allowed to get a "sigheh," or temporary marriage, so they can have premarital sex within the rules of Islam.