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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  International

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Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Seyed Hassan Firouzabadi, said, “As declared by the great Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Iran’s ties with the US will be the relations of sheep and wolf, and relations with the US administration will not be…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  International

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Mehmanparast said that statements of the foreign ministers of the PGCC (Persian Gulf Cooperation Council) and US are an “incorrect understanding of the regional situation and developments by certain countries and the US as well as the incorrect and manipulative interference in regional affairs are two…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  International

Omani king called for expansion of relations with Tehran.  …

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Military

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Head of the Organization of Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad of the Iranian Army Ground Force General Seyed Massoud Zawarehei, said that “They (Americans) are completely aware of the fact that their (attack) choppers are vulnerable, and for that reason they have protected some sensitive parts and…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Military

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Manouchehr Manteghi, Managing Director of the Iranian Armed Forces’ Aviation Industries Organization, said that Iran is exporting products and services to 27 different countries, “including technology, services, airplane overhauling, subsystems and choppers…”  …

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Military

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Danesh Bonyan’s CEO, Saeed Reza Deghani, said that Iran first obtained this technology from the US in 2003 and built its own laboratories in Iran.  …

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Military

An Iranian inventor claims he has successfully produced Iran’s first airborne mine-detecting robot. The device is claimed to be capable of discovering and defusing mines one-meter deep in the ground. The mines will be defused by a robot that can be controlled by an operator on the…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Economy

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Per capita income dropped by USD 1,000 between March and September….

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Economy

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CEO of Petropars, Mohammad Javad Shams, announced that operation of Phase 12 of the South Pars project would begin this February, adding that the positive progress in the construction of the offshore rigs by the Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company has pushed up the operation…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Economy

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The Iranian head of the Iran-Brazil Friendship Society, Mir-Qassem Mo’meni, said in an exclusive interview with IRNA, “The purpose of this conference was to survey the ways to expand economic and commercial relations between the two countries.”  …

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Human Rights

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Faizallah Arab Surahi, a senior member of the Revolution Mujaheddin  launched a hunger strike in his prison cell to protest the lack of suitable medical treatment and the denigrating treatment he and his family suffer at the hands of prison staff. Faizallah, who had been Deputy Trade…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Human Rights

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Cyber Police commander in Gilan announced the arrest of an individual who published un-Islamic photos and content on his Facebook page as well as distribution of corrupt Western culture. The police also announced the arrest of two additional individuals suspected of operating a website that published…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Domestic

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The Bazaar protest on Wednesday over Iranian currency marks the first significant instance of unrest in Iran since the Iranian government brutally crushed the June 2009 post-election protests. During the “currency protest” eyewitnesses say that police used tear gas and batons against the protesters and arrested…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Domestic

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Iranian blogger… Do government officials and managers know that many of citizens have for months been unable to purchase even one kilogram of meat for their families? Do they know that poultry has become a rare commodity on the tables of many in the weaker sectors?…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Domestic

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Mohammad Khatami said, “Let us assume that we (reformists) decide to participate in the (2013 presidential) elections, how can we expect a large turnout of people while Ms Rahnavard and Messrs Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard are still in prison…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Domestic

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A new Iranian study on the happiness index of Iranian citizens has revealed that 39.3% of the public reported that they were moderately happy; 35.4% announced that they were somewhat happy, and only 3% reported that they were greatly happy. This study, which examined the happiness…

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Domestic

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Six banquet halls in Some’e Sara were closed by the police after hosting mixed gender events, in which both men and women participated.  …

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Friday, 5 October 2012  /  Domestic

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Iranian authorities have failed to provide adequate housing for earthquake victims in East Azerbaijan Province ahead of the upcoming winter, which means the victims will soon face -20°C degree temperatures or be forced to migrate. In some locations, the debris from the quakes has not been…

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