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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  International

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Hezbollah leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, recently held talks in Iran with Iran’s Supreme Leader….

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  International

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Deputy Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, reiterated that diplomacy is the way to resolve the Syrian crisis. He added that during his recent trip to Cairo, the Egyptian President expressed support for Iran’s initiative and Egyptian authorities would soon announce the date of the meeting. Earlier…

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Military

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Ships of the Russian Pacific Fleet on the way from Vladivostok to the Mediterranean Sea entered Bandar Abbas port on an unofficial visit. The ships include The Admiral Panteleyev major anti-submarine destroyer, The Admiral Nevelskoy and The Peresvet large landing ships, The Fotiy Krylov ocean rescue…

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Military

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Iranian F-5 fighter jet crashed near the Iraqi border, killing two pilots….

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Military

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Iran has started the mass production of a new domestically designed artillery gun. Colonel Sadeq Davarzani said that the new artillery gun, which can be installed on wheeled vehicles, had been successfully field tested….

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Economy

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Managing Director of the National Iranian Oil Company, Ahmad Qalehbani, said that Iran is owed USD 4 billion for oil sales by customers who have been unable to pay because of sanctions. Qalebani said, “There is a possibility that it may be paid either as medicine, food…

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Human Rights

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Former President Mohammad Khatami called for the release of reformist activist and blogger, Mehdi Khazali, who has been on a hunger strike for over three months. Khatami said that “the detention of Dr. Khazali, who has always been loyal to the Revolution and the Islamic Republic,…

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Human Rights

The protest staged by Governor General’s office employees in of Yasuj in Kohkiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad Province ended without any results. The employees had “demanded their overdue salaries” and expressed their “discontent with the Governor General’s management strategies.” The sit-in ended after employees agreed to select a number…

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Ayatollah Ahmad said that Western support of a presidential candidate would eliminate his credibility with the people….

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Uncategorized

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Saeed Jalili, Secretary of the National Security Council and Iran’s lead nuclear negotiator, has left the door open to declaring his candidacy, while saying that he will not go in allegiance to any party, group or front. He also pointed out that his presence on the electoral…

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Alireza Zakani announced that he will run in the presidential election. Zakani, an Iran-Iraq war veteran said that Iran needs an inclusive blueprint which is not developed upon Western models….

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Monday, 22 April 2013  /  Editorial

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Over the past two weeks, Iran has marked National Nuclear Day (April 9) and Armed Forces Day (April 18). These memorial days were used to emphasize Iran’s nuclear and military technological achievements. On these days, the religious-political leadership as well as the top military ranks stressed…

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