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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  International

Iran is at the forefront of the revolution needed to change the current system dominating the world “By revolution I don’t mean bloodshed and clashes; rather fundamental change in the approach to human communities, policy and international system. NAM is part of the effort to realize…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  International

The Majlis has set up a special joint friendship group to boost parliamentary ties with Syria, Egypt, Palestine and Morocco. Sources in the Majlis maintained  that the Iranian legislature has included the four Muslim Arab nations in one friendship group due to their proximity and commonalities….

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  International

Ali Akbar Salehi said, “Unlimited support for the global Zionism is part of (Canadian Prime Minister Stephen) Harper’s government policies, and this issue has gradually mobilized Canadian public opinion against the Prime Minister… Such behavior by the Canadian government indicate that they (the Canadian authorities) don’t…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  International

Vahid Ahmadi, a member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said that “Iran will use the capacities of its presidency of NAM to solve the regional crises and problems, including the Syrian issue… Iran enjoys the support of 120 world states in the…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  International

Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Ramin Mehmanparast, slammed Bahrain’s imposition of jail terms on 13 leading opposition figures in the kingdom. He said, “The only solution to the crisis in Bahrain and to restore calm and stability is to respond to the legitimate demands of the population.” He…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Military

Ali Asghar Soltanieh said that Iran has refused access to the Parchin military site, because the Safeguards Agreement with IAEA does not required the member states to open their military sites to IAEA inspectors. Soltanieh added, “As long as the main concerns regarding Iran’s national security…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Uncategorized

Mostafa Mohammad Najjar said, “Right now, Bushehr (NPP) enjoys high security, particularly due to its powerful air, naval and air defense forces… This strong ability and capability has combined with modern science and discourages enemies from posing any kind of threat to the province.    …

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Military

Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, Commander of Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base, said that “Threats by the Zionist regime (Israel) will neither frighten us nor deter us from continuing on our path.” He added that the Israeli regime has no position either among nations or among its…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Military

Iran’s Deputy Chief of Staff and head of the Defense Culture Affairs, Masoud Jazayeri, discussed the situation in Syria, stating that Syria was the subject of an all-out war being waged against it by the US, several European countries and several neighboring countries that want to…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Economy

Member of the Majlis Economic Committee, Naser Mousavi Laregani, discussed the meeting that took place today behind closed doors in the Majlis and which was attended by the Economy Minister on the foreign currency rates in the market, stating that the meeting did not produce good…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Economy

An article titled, “Whose Hidden Hands are Responsible for What is Going on  in the Foreign Currency Market” states: Over the past several days, foreign currency rates have surged sharply. Experts attribute the false surge to a variety of factors and believe that parties behind the…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Economy

The price of the US dollar on the Tehran market rose this past weekend from IRR 21,620 to IRR 26,000, and the subsequent incrase in prices in other foreign currencies are also extremely evident. The rise in prices is attributed to numerous factors, but there is…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Human Rights

These statements were made following the broadcast of the recorded confessions of several individuals who were arrested on charges of involvement in the assassination of Iran’s nuclear scientists.  …

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Human Rights

Mariam was sentenced to three years in prison by the Revolutionary Court headed by Judge Salavati and now confirmed by the appellate court headed by Judge Zargar, who ratified the sentence. Allengi must serve her sentence in exile at Rajai Shahr Prison. Allengi’s husband, Mohsen, was…

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Human Rights

Zohara is over 60 and had been held for 90 days in solitary confinement since her arrest.  …

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Human Rights

Samine Ahsani, a child rights activist and a member of the Baha’i minority was sentenced to five years in prison by the appellate court. Samine was charged with anti-regime propaganda, harming national security, membership in the Baha’i cult and membership in an illegal human rights organization….

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Human Rights

The man was charged with several rapes. Several minutes prior to his execution, he continued to proclaim his innocence….

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Human Rights

The prisoner, charged with rape,  was lashed 100 times prior to his execution….

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Domestic

Sayeed Mostafa Tajzadeh, the imprisoned member of the Islamic Iran Participation Front and Mujahadeen, sent a letter to Ayatollah Mesbah Yazdi asking himi to clarify the differences between an Islamic regime and a totalitarian dictatorship or religious totalitarianism.  …

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Wednesday, 12 September 2012  /  Domestic

On Monday, a joint meeting with the heads of the three authorities took place in the chambers of the President of the legislative authority. At the end of the meeting, Ali Larijani left the site without answering journalists’ questions. The President and Chairman of the legislative…

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