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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  International

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The United States may be the destination of President-Elect Rouhani’s first trip to a foreign country. There will be a meeting at the UN in the summer, and Hassan Rouhani could be the fifth Iranian president to participate in the meeting, setting foot on US territory….

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  International

Mehdi Fazeli, one of the most senior journalists and the former head of Fars News Agency, claims that a month before President-Elect Hassan Rouhani officially takes office, the West and particularly the US, must quickly clarify their Iran policy so that it is clear who is…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  International

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  International

A well-placed Saudi source said that Saudi Arabia is making the arrangements for a visit by President-Elect Hassan Rouhani. According to the report, discussions have been held between the parties in this regard and there were positive results. The expectation is that a large step toward…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  International

An Asre Iran editorial by Mehrdad Khadir titled, “Mohamed Morsi and the Iranian Conservatives – A Love Story that Ends in Hate!”: “The recent crimes in Egypt against the Shiites were committed at the direct order of Mohamed Morse. He is a Salafi fundamentalist who opposes…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  International

The positions of three sources of emulation and religious scholars in Iran regarding neckties: Ayatollah Khamenei – generally speaking, ties and other garments that are considered un-Islamic are not to be worn, and wearing them promotes the dissemination of Western culture. Ayatollah Vahid Khorasani – if…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Military

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Ali Abbas Yasin, 25 and father to two babies, who responded to a call to defend Zaynab Shrine fell with his hand near her grave. He died on Friday with his hand next to Zaynab’s grave, the place of his choosing. This proves that in today’s…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Military

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Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said that the Iranian forces will be test firing a new generation of missiles and UAVs in the near future. He said that science and technology is the scene of competition for superiority among various schools of thought and cultures in the…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Military

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The person who attempted to carry out a suicide bombing at the security forces headquarters in Chabahar was killed. The operative was wearing an explosive belt and equipped with a personal weapon and grenades. He was identified before he was able to penetrate into the base…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Military

Commander of the Cyber Police announced the arrest of 35-year-old man who sold VPNs and antifiltering software on his website.  …

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Economy

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What do you feel when you look at your table and see that slowly but surely the products that had been on it are disappearing and being replaced with poor quality food that is not nutritious. This is what almost all Iranian families fee. Because higher…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Economy

The CEO of the North drilling company announced the conclusion of a contract for the purchase of 14 marine and land oil rigs from China. According to him, part of the funding will be provided from the National Development Fund. At the same time as this…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Economy

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Economy

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Rostam Qasemi met with the ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates. This meeting took place on Ras al-Khaimah. Iran’s Ambassador to the UAE and several other senior Iranian official participated in the meeting, They discussed economic ties between the…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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“The regime threatened to kill me and tortures me” Ahmad Batebi (photo), one of the symbols of the student protest, recalls event in an interview with the BBC  “Our pain remains unhealed”; student’s sanctuary was broken On July 9, 1999, security forces brutally suppressed student-led protests…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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Ahmad Tavakoli commented on the (light) sentence given to former Tehran Prosecutor, Saeed Mortazavi, saying, “Mortazavi’s actions harmed the integrity of the (Islamic) system much more than the sentence he was handed by the judiciary.” Tavakoli added that the charges against Mortazavi had to be openly…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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The head of Iran’s forensic medicine association reported that the investigation into the case of Sattar Beheshti, the blogger who died in prison, has been completed. According to Dr. Ahmed Shujai, it was found that the beatings Sattar Beheshti received were not deadly and could not…

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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A student activist believed to be in the sixth week of a hunger strike. There has not been any news from Arash Sadeghi since Saham news reported the start of his hunger strike June 1. Related: Tweet storm to release political prisoner currently on hunger strike …

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Wednesday, 10 July 2013  /  Domestic

Rafsanjani has posted a clip on his personal website  and tweets his controversial July 2009 Friday prayer sermon in Tehran. Related: Rafsanjani’s popularity with the public grows; will soon return to serve as Tehran’s Friday prayer leader “with 1 million listeners”…

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