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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement official website  …

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

16th Summit head of states agenda and work program…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

Ban Ki-moon will meet with Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani at the Majlis today. The visit comes in the face of harsh criticism of the performance of the UN chief in a large number of areas, including his decisions and actions regarding human rights issues. Esmayeel Kosari,…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said, “NAM’s ideal would be sustainable peace based on global justice. The realization of this ideal requires an atmosphere in which the UN can be pushed to reconsider the veto right exercised by the permanent members of its Security Council.” Jazayeri underlined…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

Egypt’s interests section in Tehran announced that Nabil al-Arabi, Arab League Secretary General, will take part in the 16th NAM Summit in Tehran.  …

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

Ali Akbar Salehi said in his opening speech to the NAM expert-level meeting that peace in the Middle East would not be established through discriminatory policies, blind support for “Israel’s state terrorism,” occupation, torture, threats and aggression. He went on to say that sustainable peace in…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

Mohammad-Mehdi Akhoundzadeh, Secretary of the expert-level meeting, said at a press conference that the experts have drawn up a 700-paragraph document. “The document calls on all parties to take urgent action in view of implementation of Iran’s 1974 proposal for creating a Middle East free of…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  International

Iran plans to put the car of an assassinated nuclear scientist on display during the NAM Summit in Tehran.  …

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Military

Fereydoun Abbasi, Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said that Tehran has no problems with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)’s snap inspections of its nuclear facilities. Abbasi said, “Iran’s nuclear programs are transparent, and IAEA inspectors can inform us of their decision…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Military

Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Radan said that the Law Enforcement Force has mobilized its forces to protect the NAM Summit. Radan announced that 110,000 policemen in 2,900 cars and 2,500 motorcycles are in charge of security for the NAM Summit in Tehran over the next few…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Military

Iranian Police Coastguard chief, Brigadier General Ali-Mohammad Salami, is leading a high-ranking delegation to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a two-day meeting. Iran and the UAE are expected to sign a protocol on bilateral cooperation between states’ coastguards. The two sides will also exchange views…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Economy

The Petroleum Ministry will present its knowledge-based achievements in a scientific and technological exhibition to be held on the sidelines of the 16 NAM Summit. Mohammad Ebrahim Shafiei, Managing Director of the Petroleum Ministry’s Technology Department, said that the ministry will take part in the exhibition,…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Economy

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Economy

Samir Embaby said, “This [direct flights] are necessary due to the eagerness of many Egyptians and Iranians to make reciprocal visits.” He added that starting direct flights between the two countries would play a vital role in trade and economic ties between Iran and Egypt. He…

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Economy

India and Iran have agreed to set up a Joint Working Group (JWG) along with Afghanistan to discuss the development of Iran’s strategically important Chahbahar port.  …

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Human Rights

The webmaster of  Asre Iran was charged with false advertising, while the manager of the House and Family magazine was charged with exploitation of photos of women.  …

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Human Rights

According to Mohammad Tavokoli, several people in civilian clothing arrived to arrest him and several members of the Kurdish Teachers Associations. The teachers demanded to see the IDs of the arresting parties, but were refused. Tavakoli was then beaten violently….

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Wednesday, 29 August 2012  /  Domestic

Over 400 Iranian political and social activists have written to the UN Secretary General to urge him to visit Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hussein Mousavi, Zahra Rahnavard and Mehdi Karroubi, who have been under house arrest in Iran for more than 18 months. The signatories have…

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