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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Domestic

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Former Supreme Leader representative in the IRGC Mojataba Zolnur referred to statements made by Ali Motahari regarding IRGC involvement in politics as false, accusing Motahari as the person responsible for supplying ammunition to hostile media. According to Zolnur, Motahar’s statements are identical to statements made in…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Domestic

In the second session of the ninth Majlis, the candidacy of Haddad Adel and Ali Larijani were submitted for the position of Majlis chairman. A manual vote that took place following a malfunction of the electronic voting system resulted in the election of Ali Larijani as…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Domestic

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Deputy Governor of Tehran for Development Affairs Hamid Reza Mahmoudi announced that due to weather conditions and the reappearance of a dust cloud over the capital on Monday and Tuesday, Tehran might be closed down during these days. Mahmoudi claimed that if necessary, the emergency committee…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Human Rights

According to human rights activists report, Intelligence Ministry agents arrested Baha’I woman Atefe Anvari as she was leaving her home in Isfahan. The agents conducted a search of her home and confiscated some of her personal equipment, such as religious books and her cell phone….

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Human Rights

Cyber police commander in the western Tehran province Torab Nooraolahi announced plans to create a secure atmosphere and reduce virtual crime. Cyber police experts who track and monitor websites, discovered bloggers who are harming the dignity of government officials on social networks. According to Noorolahi, after…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Human Rights

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Friday prayer leader in Mashhad Ayatollah Alamolhoda claimed that treatment of anyone harming and insulting clerics must be planned, saying that in order to execute a person considered an apostate, a fatwa is not enough; planned, practical measures must be taken. Alamolhoda said that an all-out…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Economy

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Rostam Qasemi, speaking as the pre-sermon speaker of Friday’s prayers, said that “After implementation of the law, Iran has become a benzene exporter to world markets… Prior to implementing the law, Iran used to import U../../../2012/05/28/SD_4_billion_in_benzene_annually.__8221.css; He added,   “It was…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

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Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, said that the IAEA chief’s latest report “showed Tehran’s progress in nuclear technology, including enrichment, as well as its complete cooperation with the agency. The 11-page report that relates to the complete inspection report of 16…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

Asri Iran website is reporting that at the press conference at the end of the Baghdad talks, Catherine Ashton announced that the next round of talks would take place between June 18 and 19 in Moscow, and that they expected Iran to adopt concrete trust-building measures….

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

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In an interview with Fars News Agency, Iran’s permanent representative to the IAEA Ali Asghar Soltaniyeh addressed the IAEA’s latest report on Iran’s nuclear activity, claiming that the IAEA again declared that Iran’s nuclear activity was for peaceful purposes. According to Soltaniyeh, this means that Iran…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

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At a University of Tehran conference titled “Yesterday’s Resistance – Tomorrow’s Strong Stance :An Examination of the Impact of Nuclear Independence on Achievements”, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Organization  of Iran Fereydoun Abbasi said that the Bushehr nuclear power plant would be fully operational by December,…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

Conservative news agency Fars addressed foreign reports regarding the discovery of traces of 27% enriched uranium in Fordow facilities, emphasizing the fact that this news item was published only days after the round of talks in Baghdad. According to Fars, enrichment needed to produce nuclear weapons…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

In an evening commemorating the memory of Hassah Tehrani Moghadam, also referred to as the father of Iranian missiles who was killed in an explosion at an IRGC base, acting commander of the IRGC Sardar Hossein Salami discussed Moghadam’s personality, claiming that he rendered the meaning…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

The Iranian navy announced that an “Iranian oil tanker was attacked by pirate boats near Muscat off Oman’s northeastern coast in the Gulf of Oman, off the Arabian Sea, and another oil tanker was attacked close to the Bab el-Mandeb strait, off the coast of Somalia.”…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

Commander of Iran’s navy Sayari discussed the navy’s ability to be present in free waters and oceans, stressing that this presence was possible due to a strategy formulated by the Supreme Leader and at his instructions. Sayari claims that three years ago, the navy was only…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  Military

According to a release by the IRGC spokesman, IRGC forces in the Sabzvar area arrested a man on spying for one of the Arab nations and was linked to the intelligence services for this country. The report further revealed that this individual was arrested after having…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  International

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Ahmadinejad invited his counterpart Bashar al-Assad to attend the of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Tehran in late August….

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  International

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Salehi described Hezbollah’s “historical victory over the occupying force of the Zionist regime” as the springboard for greater victories and a turning point for the ceaseless campaign against Tel Aviv.” He added that the victories, including Lebanon’s victory in 33 Day War (2006 Second Lebanon War), …

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  International

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Ali Larijani said, “Iran is proud to support the jihadist approach of the great Hakim family (prominent Shiite leaders who resisted Saddam Hussein) in Iraq as well as the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement and Hamas Islamic movement. Tehran continues its support of Iraq as a brother…

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Monday, 28 May 2012  /  International

Basij Commander Mohammad Reza Naghdi will talk with Lebanese citizens regarding regional developments and the Islamic awakening. Naghdi will also discuss the future of resistance in the area, the crumbling of the Zionist regime following the Islamic Awakening, the willingness and preparedness of the Iranian military…

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