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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  International

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Mikhail Bogdanov arrived (April 24)  in Tehran at the invitation of Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hossein Amir Abdollahian, to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East, Persian Gulf and North Africa.  …

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  International

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E’temad reformist news editorial examines Iran-Egypt relations under the headline, “Iran and the major problem of Arabs” and argues, “The Egyptian revolution should have been more influential in improving the ties between Iran and Egypt, but many obstacles have prevented this… Basically, Egypt is (still) influenced by the USA,…

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  International

The Vice Chairman of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization arrived in Cairo on April 21. He will discuss flights between Tehran and Cairo as well as resuming tourism flights between the two countries with his Egyptian counterparts. The Egyptian Tourism Minister said recently that Iranian tourist trips…

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Military

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Deputy Head of the Executive Department of the Nuclear Industry Exhibition, Mohsen Tayyebi, said that “The achievements of Iran’s nuclear industry will be displayed at the University of Shahr-e Kord on April 27.”…

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Military

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Commander Abedin Khorram, Shuhada (Martyrs) Corps in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province, said that a drill called Ila Bayt Al-Maqdis (towards Jerusalem) will be held in the province on April 25-26….

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Military

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The Iranian army website reports that the Iran Air Force (IRIAF) has completed its overhauling operations of the F-4 and the Boeing 707. The Iranian experts have spent two years and 17,000 man-hours to overhaul the fighter jet. The process of overhauling the Boeing 707 cargo…

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Economy

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The 7th International Exchange, Bank and Insurance (FINEX) exhibition will be held in Tehran in early May 2013. The expo hosts 12 foreign financial companies from Turkey, the UAE, Russia, Pakistan, Indonesia and South Korea.  …

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Human Rights

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Three convicted drug smugglers have been executed in the town of Bam in Kerman Province. The convicted men were accused of possessing and distributing 14 kg of heroin….

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Human Rights

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Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, Judiciary Chief, said that “We don’t have political executions in Iran at all, and the executions concern those who have embarked on armed confrontation against the system… Most executions pertain to major drug traffickers, because Iran believes that it is bound to combat death traders from…

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Human Rights

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Dr. Rahman Ghreman Pour, the editor of Diplomatic Hamshahri monthly and professor of International relations, has been refused parole for medical reasons despite suffering from arthritis in his back, eye weakness and breathing difficulties. Ghreman Pour was arrested after writing a series of critical reports about…

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Akbar A’lami, reformist and former representative of the cities of Tabriz, Azarshahr and Oskou in the Majlis, announced his candidacy in Tabriz. “I have entered the scene of the election as an independent (nominee), and I don’t need any specific person to support me.”…

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Thursday, 25 April 2013  /  Domestic

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Ahmadinejad has appointed Asadollah Abbasi, the current acting minister as the new Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare….

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