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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  International

Asre Iran is quoting a Syrian newspaper Tashrin report that Iran has again granted Syria a $7 billion loan. $1 billion for import of merchandise, $3 billion for import of oil and oil products and $3 billion as a credit line (loan). Presidential candidate Gholam Ali…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  International

The Iranian FM has called the Syrian crisis “the most important international issue of the day, and emphasized that a national dialogue in Syria and adopting a logical and neutral approach must be on the agenda in that case. He criticized the behavior of some countries…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Military

Acting commander of the Iranian Ground Forces Qumars Heidari discussed the design and production of a new generation of the Zolfaqar tank and that its features in diverting enemy missiles includes the unique features of the reactive armor. Heidari claims that the reactive armor will neutralize…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Military

The IRGC conducted a four-day drill to reinforce its defense capabilities and to increase its combat preparedness of various operational units in a comprehensive defense of the Iranian islands Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb….

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Economy

The Iranian Majlis approved a $593 billion national budget for the current Iranian calendar year (March 20 2013 – March 21 2014). 170 Majlis members voted in favor of the bill, 8 voted against, and 7 abstained. The Majlis usually approves the national budget bill before…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Economy

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Economy

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Economy

Tthe Head of Iran’s world trade center Mohammad-Reza Sabzalipour told Trend on May 27 that the main reason for the drop in Iran’s national currency in value was compensation of budget deficit in Iran through selling expensive dollars by the government. The Iranian government says it…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Serious electoral flaws and human rights abuses by the Iranian government undermine any meaningful prospect of free and fair elections on June 14, 2013. Dozens of political activists and journalists detained during the violent government crackdown that followed the disputed 2009 presidential election remain in prison, two former…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Human Rights

The statement of defense submitted by Mortazavi in the trial of the Kahrizak accused claimed that two of the Kahrizak casualties, Javadifar and Rouholamini died as a result of a beating they received during their imprisonment by the police officers and their death was not caused…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Worker rights and child rights activist and member of the  “Committee to Form Free Trade Unions in Iran” Benham Ibrahim Zadeh, who left on furlough from prison following the illness of his son who was diagnosed with cancer was summoned back to prison despite his son…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Human Rights

Political activist Mehdi Nouri, a resident of Tabriz, was arrested by security forces and transferred to the Intelligence Ministry headquarters in the city….

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Gharami sent a letter to Hashemi Rafsanjani to thank him for choosing to enter the presidential race. In the letter, he wrote that in all of his years in politics, he cannot remember a nation so delighted and anticipating the entry of someone…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Motahari proposed a plan to change the composition of the Guardian Council. In an interview with Kanun Online, Motahari said that two enlightened religious scholars to replace two current religious scholars in the Council was sufficient. Discussing Rafsanjani’s disqualification, which he called a historical error that…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Reformist journalist Mehran Karami wrote in his Facebook that reformists must leave their market following the disqualification of Rafsanjani and view the issue of approval and disqualification of candidates as a done deal….

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Rajaei himself expressed lack of knowledge regarding the reason behind the blocking of his blog….

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

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In response to questions about the possibility that Saeed Jalili would ultimately be the candidate the government would support in the elections, President Ahmadinejad said that he hadn’t heard anything about this. When asked again “Now that you have heard about it, what is your opinion?…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

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According to Mohammad Kabiri, one member of the popular headquarters for the support of Jalili, elections campaigns against Jalili have provoked several vague points that Jalili tried to respond to during his meeting in order to remove any obscurity regarding these matters….

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Following media reports about the support of IRGC Qods Forces Commander Qassem Suleimani of Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, IRGC PR director Ramezan Sharif discussed the importance of the close friendship and the hostile media campaign against the IRGC and the Basij under sensitive circumstances, and added that…

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013  /  Uncategorized

Ali Akbar Velayati, Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, and Gholam Ali Haddad Adel  met with the head of the Assembly of Experts Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani and announced that each presidential candidate would remain in the race, backtracking from previous promises to introduce a single candidate….

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