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Iranian women allowed to watch landmark moment as Iran qualifies for World Cup

Iranian women were allowed to share a landmark moment as Iran secured qualification on Thursday for November's World Cup in Qatar. According to the national team's website, female supporters entered through a special entrance via a car park, controlled by policewomen wearing black chador robes and red badges on their arms. They were separated from men in the stadium. Since October 2019, Covid-19 restrictions in the country have prohibited all fans from entering stadiums to watch the national team -- that was until…