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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  International

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Ali Akbar Velayati (former Foreign Minister) said, “What happened in Qatar was a theatrical move influenced by a number of reactionary regional (Arab) countries, the West and the Zionists. …this move is against international law.” Velayati pointed out that the decision was made once Syria’s enemies…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Military

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Internal security forces published a statement in honor of Islamic Republic Day that began on Farvard in 12 in April. The statement stressed that over the next year, forces would try to realize the motto selected for the New Year – The Year of Political and…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  International

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Director of the Media Section of the Iranian Embassy in Baku, Mohammad Ayatollahi, condemned the anti-Iranian conference by separatist elements that took place in Baku and announced that despite Tehran’s policy of promoting friendly ties with Baku and although Tehran respects Azerbaijan’s sovereignty and does not…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  International

An editorial titled, “Humiliating Agreement, Egyptians Can Visit Anywhere, While Iranians Cannot,” recalled that this past Saturday was the first flight from Cairo to Tehran in thirty years. Passengers on this flight included an Iranian diplomat and his family. At the same time, a flight left…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Military

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Heydar Moslehi said that Iran is willing to help Iraq restore security and enable its fight against terrorism. Moslehi insisted that the issue of expelling the members of Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, is on of the main armed opposition groups to the Iranian Islamic Republic) needs…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Military

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The Public Relations Office of the IRGC 5th Naval Force Region has announced that the Greater Tunb airport has officially begun operations for passenger carrier flights. From this point forward, the (IRGC) forces based on the Greater Tunb (Island) can make use of flights for traveling…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Economy

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In an attempt to predict inflation for the new Persian year, Chairman of the Majlis Economic Committee, Arlsalan Fathipour,  said that the Central Bank’s decision to print large value notes will result in higher inflation in the new year. Addressing subsidy reform as defined in the…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Economy

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Former Minister of Housing, Mohammad Saeedi Kia, discussed the state of Iran’s economy and said that in his opinion, the most important move the Iranian government should make in economics is strict implementation of the principles of the National Development Fund. According to Kia, the establishment…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Economy

Head of the Basij, Sardar Majid Khorasani, announced the formulation of plans on food security in Iran based on the resistive economy with the assistance of Ministry of Agriculture experts. He added that the Construction Basij will work to prepare and implement ventures in order to…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Human Rights

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IRIB journalist, Mosayeb Sarvandi, has reportedly fled Iran and sought asylum abroad after facing arrest for “espionage.”  …

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Domestic

Hojatoleslam Ali Saeedi, the Supreme Leader’s representative in the IRGC, claims that the enemy is trying to tarnish the IRGC’s reputation and create a false impression, as if the IRGC wants to intervene in the elections. Unfortunately, according to Saeedi, there are those inside Iran who…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Fars News Agency reported that Ali Nikzad plans on submitting his candidacy in the upcoming presidential elections, but an informed source denies that Nikzad is interested in running, and said that he only discussed his participation in the elections arena and that the Fars reporter mistakenly…

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Deputy Head of Iran’s Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee (NSFPC), Mansour Haqiqatpour said, “In our investigations into the 22 Bahman incident (interrupting Larijani’s speech, throwing shoes and prayer stones at him), we have reached the conclusion that these measures had been organized and for…

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