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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  International

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Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Araqchi advised American officials to increase the level of their information regarding the legal processes and mechanisms in Iran’s political system and constitution. Araqchi said that US policies in the Middle East have always suffered from lack of information (intelligence) and…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  International

Mohammad Reza Tabesh, Majlis deputy, criticized the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for endorsing a memorandum of understanding with Argentina over the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires without the consent of the Majlis. He underlined that “Despite the fact that international…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  International

Ahmadinejad will not be attending Ecuadorian President Correa’s inauguration this Friday, May 24, and will be replaced by his Vice President.  …

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Military

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Commander of the Internal Security Forces, Sardar Esmail Ahmadi, emphasized that the various media outlets today are focusing on the collapse of religious values. According to him, public opinion has become a political tool by several countries around the world in order to impact economic issues…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Economy

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In addition to the surge in price of various medications, there has been a shortage of medication and a flourishing market for counterfeit drugs that have increased public concern. Although the responsible parties are claiming that numerous efforts have been made to supply the drugs on…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Mustafa Masri is protesting the refusal of the authorities to transfer him to Naqada Prison.  Masri was sentenced last year to 3.5 years in prison on charges of actions against national security. Immediately after he launched a hunger strike, Masri was transferred to solitary confinement.  …

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Human Rights

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Shahrokh Zamani and Khaled Hardan, two political prisoners imprisoned in Rajaei Shahr Prison in Kara,j launched a hunger strike to protest the destruction of homes belonging to the Arab minority in one of the neighborhoods in Ahvaz….

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

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Zahra Mostafavi, daughter of the father of the Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, sent a letter to the Supreme Leader following the disqualification of Rafsanjani, and called on him to prove that the Velayat-e Faqih is interested in preventing a dictatorship. She asked the Supreme Leader in her…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Seyyed Hasan Khomeini, Ayatollah Khomeini’s grandson, wrote a letter to former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, calling his disqualification, “unbelievable.” He stated that Rafsanjani’s name had become “enshrined” in Iran’s history. “From now on Rafsanjani’s name will not only be linked to fighting, Revolution, sacred defense…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

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Eshaq Jahangiri, head of Rafsanjani’s election headquarters, announced in a meeting with the members of Hashemi Rafsanjani’s election headquarters, that the headquarters’ activities have officially ended . Mohammad Reza Sadeq, deputy of his election headquarters for publicity, said that Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani thanked the officials of…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

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An Internet survey on the ideal candidate out of the eight approved was conducted by Asre Iran and had almost 18,000 respondents within several hours. The poll revealed Hassan Rouhani as the current frontrunner, with 35.8% of the votes, followed by Mohammad Reza Araf with 24%,…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

In response to the disqualification of Mashaei, President Ahmadinejad said that he calls on his supporters and Mashaei’s supporters to demonstrate tolerance and patience. He further stated that thanks to the Supreme Leader, there would be no problem. He added that the Supreme Leader would not…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

According to rumors circulating in Majlis hallways, a group of conservative representatives from the Majlis from the conservative front and supporters of the Velayat as well as leading figures from the Reformist camp are planning to meet with Rafsanjani following his disqualification. The sponsors of the…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

‘Resistance; Key to progress’: #Jalili meets supporters in Tehran on May 24, Liberation of Khorramshahr anniv, Shirudi Stadium….

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Domestic

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Publication of a booklet of academic majors at universities in recent years has again provoked shock among students. This time, 13 subjects in social sciences were cancelled, revealing the gender discrimination against female students. The booklet published this year for master’s degree studies shows a continuation…

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Thursday, 23 May 2013  /  Domestic

Following the jamming of Aztab website and the arrest of the manager responsible for the website, Ali Azali, journalist and chief editor of the website Fouad Sadeghi was also arrested. Sadeghi was involved in the establishment of the headquarters of conservatives who support Hashemi Rafsanjani. Since…

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