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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  International

Iranians continued their analyses of Obama’s Persian New Year (Nowruz) message, generally criticizing is “double standard” character.  Hardline website Raja News wrote that “Obama has demonstrated that he has tried to win the confidence of the Iranian people with words and show…. even though in the beginning of…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  International

Press TV following Obama’s press conference in Israel: US President Barack Obama gives a fresh boost to the Western media war against Iran by repeating speculative statements about Iran’s nuclear energy program. On March 20, Al-Alam TV (start-run Arabic news channel, targeting a pan-Arab audience), dedicated…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Economy

Mardom Salari editorial by Saeed Laylaz (economist, journalist, former advisor to President Mohammad Khatami and vocal critic of Ahmadinejad’s economic policies, was arrested in June 2009 and sentenced to three years in prison) titled, “The Next Year and the Year That Has Passed” argues that Iran’s economy…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Economy

Iran’s Customs President, Abbas Memarnejad, announced that according to projections, over the past year imports r../../../css/ice_and_feed_for_stock__and_most_exports_involved_petrochemical_products__pistachios__rugs_and__8230_cpbdr76grw2kb3ioyz8paf.css;

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Economy

In an interview with Asre Iran ahead of the elections, Majlis representative Ahmad Salek claimed that there is concern that economic problems will affect the elections atmosphere and said that conditions in Iran are natural. He recommended that economic issues and inflation should not be addressed,…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Human Rights

According to reports, the reason for the suspension was the publication of a report on treatment of the legal case of blogger Satar Baheshti, who died in detention.  …

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Human Rights

Two Baha’i women, Mona Amri and Rufeya Pakzadan, from Gorgan arrested in their homes. No information has been released about their whereabouts.  …

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Domestic

Congratulations - I congratulate you on the arrival of spring and Nowruz. I sincerely congratulate the Supreme Leader (Khamenei), the great Iranian nation, families of martyrs and devoted people, all men and women, wherever they live in the world on the occasion of Nowruz. Ill-wishers of…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Domestic

Sweet and bitter - Life of humans is like that, it has ups and downs. What is important is that we overcome those downs and reach that peak. Enemies’ crackdown - The Iranian nation and the system of the Islamic Revolution was clear in terms of…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Domestic

The Student Basij Organization has issued a statement condemning President Ahmadinejad’s recent decision to replace the Dean of Tehran University. The Basij students called on the President to work to regain the status he lost in the hearts of the believers, instead of dealing with such…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Domestic

According to a report from the Forensic Medicine Institute, 456 workers were killed falling from high places, 236 were struck by heavy objects, 173 were killed by electrocution, 64 by fires and 32 by oxygen deprivation….

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Domestic

Internal Security Forces Commander, Ahmad Reza Radan, thanked the Iranian public for the fact that the Chaharshanbe Suri celebrations on the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian year were safer and calmer than in recent years. According to the data, the police call-center received…

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Thursday, 21 March 2013  /  Domestic

According to Nasser Iruani-Manash, head of the Hygiene and Social Welfare Department of the Iran Assistance Foundation, at least 200,000 children under the age of six in Iran are malnourished. Of these, 5,000 received assistance from the Assistance Foundation. A review conducted of 20,000 schoolchildren who…

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