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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  International

Over the past two decades, relations between Iran and Azerbaijan had reached a middle ground, where the parties always tried to refrain from fanning flames and exacerbating the tensions between them. Over the past two years, however, relations between the countries have become highly tense and…

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Uncategorized

Over the past two decades, relations between Iran and Azerbaijan had reached a middle ground, where the parties always tried to refrain from fanning flames and exacerbating the tensions between them. Over the past two years, however, relations between the countries have become highly tense and…

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  International

Fars News reports that several Iranian nationals were executed recently in Saudi Arabia without the Iranian government’s knowledge and without being given the right to contact the Iranian consulate or hire a translator or defense attorney.  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  International

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Hussein Amir Abdollahian said that up until now no evidence has been presented by new Libyan authorities confirming that senior Lebanese Shiite cleric, Imam Moussa Sadr, who disappeared in Libya (August 1978), has been martyred. He added that Iran is actively pursuing the fate of Imam…

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  International

Chief of Iran’s Anti Narcotic Force, Brigadier General Ali Moayedi has led the high level Iranian delegation in the meeting….

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  International

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Under pressure from the German government, Munich’s Media Regulatory Office took Press TV off the SES Astra satellite platform in early April. The media regulator claimed Press TV had no license to broadcast. Press TV’s legal team submitted documents to the administrative court that proved Press TV…

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  International

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The Iranian Cultural Center and the branch of Iranian Studies Foundation in Moscow were opened in the presence of Head of Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization and Russia’s Deputy Culture Minister.  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Military

Ahmad Vahidi has named the new anti-armor weapon Dehlavieh, the name of the place where  Dr. Chamran (first defense minister after the Revolution) was martyred.  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Military

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Rear Admiral Abbas Zamini, Lieutenant Commander of the Navy for Technical Affairs, said that the design and construction of the Jamaran destroyer, a Mowdge (Wave) 1 Class vessel, showed Iran’s high technical know-how and capabilities in manufacturing battleships. He added that Iran is already manufacturing a…

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Military

Various organizations such as the Islamic Propagation Organization, Centre of Religious Seminaries and state TV and Radio will be participating in the conference. The conference is aimed at minimizing the effects of any civilian casualties in the event of a war….

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Military

Lieutenant Commander of The Border Guard Forces, Ahmad Gravand, said that the airborne unit of Iran’s law enforcement police is rendering full support to the border guards, providing them with full air support, including different types of choppers, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and small planes.  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Military

Rear Admiral Mahmud Musavi, IRI Navy’s Deputy Commander said that Iranian naval forces carried out a military operation and foiled pirates’ attempts to capture an Iranian cargo ship.    …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Military

Brigadier General Hussein Salami said that identifying the exact technical identity of the recent bright object is “difficult…, but the existing evidence and assumptions at large point to the possibility of an unsuccessful testing of a long-range ballistic missile by either the Russians or the Americans.”…

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Economy

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Iranian banks, including Pasargad and Bank Tejarat, have applied to the Turkish banking regulator for a banking license.  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Economy

Senior official of Pakistan’s Ministry of Water and Power said that Pakistan has signed an agreement with Iran to import ../../../css/ectricity_at_10_cents_per_unit._The_project_is_expected_to_materialize_within_the_next_4_years__8230_eezsvuodrjg88yisagtxkz.css;.

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Economy

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Touraj Jahanara, Financial Director of Pars Oil and Gas Company, said that Rostam Qasemi has officially ordered an investment of over USD 26 billion in development projects in the South Pars gas field for the current year.  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Economy

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Minister of Industry, Mining and Trade, Mehdi Ghazanfari, said that Iran plans to manufacture at least three million cars and export some one million of them by 2025.  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Economy

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Saeed Soltani, Managing Director of the National Stockbreeders Union, discussed the cause of the milk shortage in Iran, saying that the owners of milk production plants were forced to export milk to Iraq, Afghanistan, Central Asia and even Canada, in order to profit and generate some…

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Human Rights

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A spectacle was made of arresting 140 people in Tehran, under the heading “Arresting criminals and sinners.”  …

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Friday, 22 June 2012  /  Human Rights

The political activist from Mashhad , Amir Shibandizadeh, was sentenced to five-and-a-half years in exile, in a remote prison in Kerman….

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