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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  International

The Director General of the Iranian Presidential Office for International Affairs announced that Ahmadinejad would attend the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York late in September and  will deliver an address.  `…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  International

Relations between Tehran and Ottowa have been on the verge of a total breakdown for a long time. Canada’s hostile actions against the Iranian people and the Iranian community living in Canada have included, among other things, the closure of the visa department at the Canadian…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  International

First Vice President of Iran, Mohammad Reza Rahimi, responded to the closure of the Canadian Embassy in Tehran by saying that Canada depends on the Zionists and that the move was prompted by their irritation at the success of the NAM Summit in Tehran. He said…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  International

The decision was made following the Canadian Government’s hostile, amateur and hasty behavior. The main headline in the newspaper, Kayhan, reads “The Old Fox [meaning Britain] has gathered up its tail in Iran, with the closure of the Canadian Embassy.”  …

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  International

Ahmadinejad told al-Zahar that the Palestinian issue and the rights of the Palestinian people are always at the top of the Iranian people’s agenda. He expressed his hope that the Palestinians would soon achieve all their rights and live on their own land and in their…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Military

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According to Mehdi Farahi, the Defense Ministry is producing Zafar, Nasr, Nour, Qaser and Ghadir cruise missiles, and the production of two new types is planned: the Rad and the Meshkat. Farahi said that the soon-to-be-unveiled Meshkat missiles, with a range of 2,000 km, will actually…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Military

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Commander of the Border Police in the internal security forces, Hussein Zolfaqari, announced that a plot by the Sunni Jundallah [soldiers of Allah] group (the “soldiers of Satan” according to Iran) to carry out terrorist attacks during the Nam Summit in Tehran had been foiled. Zolfaqari…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Military

Hussein Salami stressed that the Iranian people is standing firm in its resolve to cover the faces of its enemies in mud and send thousands of coffins back to their cities. “With every attack and aggression against Iran, we will bring the war inside the borders…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Economy

Despite the tough sanctions imposed on Iranian oil, there are reports that the private sector has managed to send the first shipment of oil to buyers abraod using non-Iranian tankers. Hassan Khosrojerdi, Head of the Iranian Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Exporters Union in the private sector,…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Economy

Gholam Reza Asdallayi, a member of the Majlis Planning and Budget Committee, said that 60% of the national budget still depends on oil revenues and that the budget is usually not spent as planned because of lack of funding.  …

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Economy

Mehdi Qazanfari, Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade, said that the first Aframax tanker manufactured by Iran for the Venezuelan national oil company (PDVSA) will be delivered next month. The Aframax tanker is one of the four tankers ordered by PDVSA and built by Iran Marine Industrial…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Human Rights

The six are children’s rights activist Saeed Shirazad, Naveed Khanjani, Homan Tehari, Masoud Vefabecsh, Ismail Salman Pour and Sefhar Sahaban….

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Human Rights

Their families have still received no information on their whereabouts or the charges being brought against them.  …

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Human Rights

Two months after political prisoner, Arjang Davoudi, was transferred to solitary confinement in Wing 209 of Evin Prison, there is still no news on his fate or condition. Ministry of Intelligence agents are preventing his family from meeting with him and are also not allowing them…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Human Rights

Tsadek Muradi, nicknamed the Black Scorpion, will be executed in public on Tuesday morning in one of Tehran’s neighborhoods. Tsadek has been found guilty of several cases of rape….

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Domestic

Before the Iran-Japan basketball match at Azadi Stadium in Tehran, women specators were refused entry as were female journalists covering the event. Incidentally, the decision to forbid women from entering the stadium comes after women made up a large part of the audience in the stadium…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Domestic

An article by Zadek Ziba Kalem in the weekly newspaper Isman, headlined, “The message of Hashemi-Rafsanjani’s presence at the NAM Summit” reads: “The participation and presence of Ayatollah Rafsanjani at the NAM Summit in Tehran was far above and beyond his role as Chairman of the…

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Monday, 10 September 2012  /  Domestic

The Guidance Minister said that the body responsible for preparing and distributing the discs, including the uncensored scenes, acted illegally. The movie was shown at theaters in Iran several months ago, but screenings were stopped by the regime, because of scenes unsuited to revolutionary values. The…

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