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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Military

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces for Cultural Affairs and Defense Publicity, Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri, said that “There is no Iron Dome (Israel’s short-medium range missile defense system) in the world that we cannot penetrate. What is said about this dome is…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Military

Following quotes of Mohammad Hassan Asfari’s remarks by various news agencies, which may have given the impression that the halting of uranium enrichment was a unilateral Iranian trust-building move, the semi-official IRGC-affiliated Fars News Agency has published a clarification by a knowledgeable source stating that Iran…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Military

A member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Council, Mohammad Hassan Asfari, announced that while Iran is taking confidence-building measures in order to prove its goodwill, it expects the P5+1 nations to lift the sanctions. Asfari said that in view of the conditions and…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  International

The statement emphasizes the failures of the US in the different fields that remain unsolved challenges for the White House and America’s European and non-European allies. He adds that today as some of the truth and reality behind the scenes of the alleged humanitarian and democratic…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  International

Iran marked  the  13 Aban - 33rd anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran and the National Day of Campaign against Global Arrogance and National Student Day. Students chanted slogans for unity under Khamenei’s leadership as well as  slogans such as “Death…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  International

Javad Jahangirzadeh, member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said that “Barack Obama’s second presidential term will vary from the first one… Like (George W.) Bush, Obama  wants to untie the knot of relations with Iran himself, because this issue is considered a big success for every…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Economy

Oil Minister Rostam Qassemi said, “The lack of Iranian oil in global markets can affect energy prices across the world and set the stage for a broad crisis in the West’s industrial economies.” He added that adverse repercussions of such a move would have an impact on…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Military

Russian manufacturing company Splav, one of the subsidiaries of the Russian investment consortium Alfa Group, will send USD 6.5 million in spare parts and equipment for Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant (NPP). The equipment and spare parts will be for Iran’s use of the NPP over the next three guaranteed…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Economy

Speaking about the rise in foreign currency prices, the Chairman of the Tehran Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Yahya Ale-Eshaq, said that Iran is in a state of economic war. He said that to return foreign currency prices to their former values, it is necessary to…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  International

The General Staff of the Armed Forces published a statement on the occasion of the 13th of Aban, in which it called talk of establishing relations with the US regime while its government shows no sign of remorse or change in attitude and acceptance of the natural…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Domestic

The parliamentary question was signed by 77 Majlis members and refers directly to the tension in Iran’s foreign currency market.  …

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  International

Speaking at a ceremony opposite the former US Embassy in Tehran attended by university students, high-school students and the general public, Basij Commander Sardar Mohammad Reza Naghdi stressed that ever since the Islamic Revolution’s victory in Iran, the prestige of the US regime has been on…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Human Rights

The bodies of four stoned women were transferred by security forces of the judiciary to the coroner’s office, and the bodies were kept in a morgue until now. There were signs of torture on the corpses before the stoning. The crimes committed by these four women…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Human Rights

Nasrin Sotoudeh, who has been on a hunger strike for the past two weeks, has been denied visitation rights for three weeks. The prison’s disciplinary council told Sotoudeh and her family that no visits allowed in the next three weeks, and provided no reason for their…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Human Rights

Political prisoner Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi wrote an  open letter to Iran’s human rights activists: Iranian state-run media that enjoy no freedom and independence have been talking about the Evin Prison lately and a visit attempted by the head of this fascist regime to a prison…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Domestic

The broad anti-Iranian sanctions and their indirect role in the unrestrained increase in prices of some of the products and services needed by the public cannot be denied, but the actions needed to curb price hikes, that were unfortunately not taken, played a critical role in…

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Monday, 5 November 2012  /  Economy

Press TV (state-run English-language propaganda news channel officially controlled by Khamenei’s office) reported that Iran’s oil exports to India climbed 53% in September despite the West’s sanctions against Iranian oil and financial sectors. Reuters reported that Iran’s crude exports to India rose to 294,400 barrels per…

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