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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Editorial

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The personal and political rivalry between Iranian President Ahmadinejad and Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani hit a new low last week during a hearing in the Majlis regarding the ouster of Minister of Labor and Social Services, Abdolereza Sheykhoeslami, due to his support of the appointment of…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  International

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People are under pressure …due to pressures of the enemies, the people are under pressure …in due time in the future, I will explain the “dimensions of the conspiracies and actions of the enemy against the people of Iran…” Government is pained by discontent of a…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  International

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  International

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An Asre Iran editorial examines the high points and low points of President Ahmadinejad’s visit to Egypt, claiming that during the visit, Iranian officials, including the President and Foreign Minister, repeated their request to establish “unrestricted ties with Egypt,” but the Egyptians, as they have in…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  International

Iran recalled its Ambassador to Bulgaria after Bulgaria accused Hezbollah of bombing the bus of Israeli tourists in Burgas.  …

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  International

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A member of the Society of Seminary Teachers at Qom, Ayatollah Abbas Ka’bi, claimed that the proposal to enter into negotiations with the United States comes from Satan, adding that the proposal for negotiations accompanied by pressures and threats is essentially designed to cause the Iranian…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Military

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A public opinion poll conducted by Gallup questioned 1,000 Iranians over the age of 15 about various aspects of the nuclear program and the impact of international sanctions. The survey found that 83% of respondents claimed that sanctions moderately to greatly affect their lives, while 14%…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Military

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The Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics, Ahmad Vahidi, said that Iran would soon unveil an offensive Karrar UAV, capable of attacking and launching air-to-air missiles. Vahidi added that Iran is producing 20 types of UAVs, with surveillance, attack, and with high flight endurance….

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Military

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A statement published by participants in the main parade honoring Islamic Revolution’s Victory Day stressed the fact that the US is still the no. 1 enemy of the Iranian people and that renewed negotiations with the United States us a plot that would serve as the…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Economy

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The Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council, Mosehn Rezaee, claimed at a press conference that only 30% of the price hikes can be attributed to sanctions, and the remaining 70% to problems resulting from “internal sanctions and poor management” in the country. According to Rezaee, the…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Economy

Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade, Hamid Safdel, discussed new trade methods for Iranian products in light of the banking restrictions, saying that various trade methods are available. According to Safdel, based on the conditions and scope of banking relations with these countries, several methods…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Economy

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Hojatoleslam Gholam Reza Mesbahi Moghadam, Chairman of the Majlis Planning and Budget Committee, announced that agreements have been reached with the government regarding price control. He added that the decision was made to allow Basij forces to enter this are and regulate prices across Iran in…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Economy

Rostam Qasemi was part of the President’s delegation on his most recent visit to Cairo. Qasemi met with Egyptian oil ministry officials and submitted a proposal to invest Iranian capital in Egypt’s oil and gas industries, as well as the construction of petrochemical plants.  …

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Human Rights

More Baha’i arrested – Last week, Intelligence Ministry officials in Urmieh arrested a couple from the Baha’i community, Fardin Aghzani and his wife Farahnaz Moghadam. Azeri activists arrested – Dr. Latif Hasni and engineer Sharam Radmaher, two Azeri political activists, were arrested by internal security forces….

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Human Rights

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Yassan Mousavi, one of the Tehran Bazaar activists, was arrested last week. No contact with his family has yet been made. Yassan was also active in the Mousavi election headquarters in the previous elections, and his parents were executed in the 1980s. Security forces broke down…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Domestic

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An editorial by Akbar Ganji titled, “Peak of the Crisis? Is the Regime on the Verge of Collapse,” discusses the recent clash between President Ahmadinejad and Majlis Chairman Ali Larijani in a vote of no confidence in the Labor Minister and the arrest and speedy release…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Domestic

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Gholam Hussein Mohseni-Ejehei said, “Today, the deviant current (supporters of Ahmadinejad’s top adviser Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei) is in a position that it puts on a hypocritical face and tries to help the enemy and create a new wave or mayhem in society every single day. Have no…

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Monday, 11 February 2013  /  Domestic

Qazvin representative in the Majlis asked the Majlis plenum to resolve the problems of textile workers in his province who, according to the representative, have not received their salaries for many months. He called on the heads of the Ministry of Industry to act to resolve…

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