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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  International

Tweets that “Iran hasn’t invaded another country for over two centuries, will seek prosperity via constructive engagement with world under Rouhani”….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Military

According to an announcement by the EU’s Foreign Policy chief Catherine Ashton, the exact date for the next round of talks between the 5+1 and Tehran will be scheduled after the Iranian elections (June 14)….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Military

In contrast with the assurances issued by Iran’s Minister of Defense that no IRGC military forces would be sent to Syria, a ceremony at the Imam Musa Prayer House in Khorsan Square in Tehran took place during which Basij members interested in fighting in Syria against…

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Military

IRGC Basij commander Mohammad Reza Naqdi has implicitly criticized Rafsanjani for expressing concern regarding the existing economic pressures on Iran. “Today, certain individuals (Hashemi Rafsanjani) express concern over rising prices that have broken people’s backs. He also criticized Rafsanjani for having suggested engaging the US (while)…

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Economy

Data advertised by presidential candidate Ali Akbar Velayati in an network interview broadcast ahead of the elections dropped a bombshell in the media. According to Fararu, for the first time, astonishing data concerning the debt owed by China and India to Iran is published on air…

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Economy

Mahmoud Bahmani claimed that if not for the sanctions and subsidy reform, he would have managed to lower inflation to under 5%….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Teymur Amjadi was charged with actions against national security and membership in anti-revolutionary groups….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Dr. Hani Yazarloo began serving his one year prison sentence last week that was handed down in Mashhad. Yazarloo was also exiled from this city for 15 years. Yazarloo was summoned to Evin Prison to serve the sentence despite having undergone two open heart surgeries and…

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Human Rights

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Kurdish political prisoner Nasah Yosefi, who is imprisoned in Rajaei Shahr Prison refused to be taken to hospital in prison uniform and shackled….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Human Rights

The seven were accused of, inter alia, harming national security and disturbing public order….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Revolutionary court judge conditions sending Dervish prisoners in Evin to medical treatment on Intelligence Ministry approval….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Human Rights

The whereabouts of Mehdi Kokhian is unknown. According to the report, the arrest was accompanied by violence against the prisoner. Following the arrest, a search was made of Kokhian’s home and his personal effects were confiscated….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Political Prisoner Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, now incarcerated in Evin Ward 350, is facing deteriorating health due to confiscation of his medication by prison officials. Human rights activist Hossein Ronaghi Maleki reported back to Evin prison on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, following the denial of his medical…

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

At the same time, Rafsanjani and Khatami will not encourage the non-participation or boycott of the elections. Zibakalem claims that the chances of a Rouhani or Aref victor are almost nil. Following the disqualification of Rafsanjani, the chances of these two candidates to win the election,…

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

The party stressed that if one candidate is chosen, the party will support a single candidate and will make available all party campaign possibilities….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Ayatollah Bayat Zanjani, source of emulation in Qom, sent a letter to Hashemi Rafsanjani in which he expressed his admiration for his courage to participate in the elections and clarified: if the system was fair, everyone should have praised your entering the arena because you could…

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Acting head of the elections headquarters of reformist candidate Hassan Rouhani Akbar Turkan reported a meeting that took place last Thursday between Rouhani and Rafsanjani. According to Turkan, Rafsanjani asked that Rouhani make a strong participation in the elections up to the very end….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Mohammad Reza Aref and Hojjat ol-Eslam Hassan Rouhani conferred with Hashemi Rafsanjani and Seyyed Mohammad KhatamI. Tabnak website, which is affiliated with  Presidential candidate Mohsen Rezaei,  claimed that Aref and Hassan Rouhani had held separate meetings with Rafsanjani….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Supreme Leader representative in Kerman Ayatollah Yahya Jafar met with presidential candidate Qalibaf and claimed that during the meeting he had with IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Suleimani, Suleimani claimed that he would vote for Qalibaf in the elections….

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Tuesday, 28 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

“Anyone who becomes the next Iranian president must continue on the path of the Islamic Revolution and must use all available resources to achieve the objectives of the revolution.”…

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