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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  International

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Dr. Hassan Rouhani responded to the congratulatory message he received from Syrian President Bashar Assad, in which he expressed confidence that with the help of positive elements and peace seekers, the strong Syrian people can successfully withstand this current stage and completely maintain its territorial independence…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  International

In response to the congratulatory message from Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, President-Elect Dr. Rouhani discussed the courageous warriors of Nasrallah and Hezbollah in the resistance and emphasized Iran’s support for the resisting nations in Lebanon and Palestine.  …

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Military

Fars News is quoting Russian news agencies as reporting that the Russian Foreign Minister has published a notice that all member nations of the 5+1 are interested in holding the next round of talks with Iran in the near future in order to resolve the Iranian…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Military

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said at a press conference held on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting that as had been said in the past, this year would be a good and optimistic one, as all signs seem to indicate. He discussed talks with…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Military

The legal advisor of Iran’s Cinema Organization announced that the documentaries director who was accused of collaborating with the BBC Persian network was acquitted of all charges. According to him, a review of their work that was broadcast on foreign channels revealed that they contained no…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Military

At a meeting with military veterans, President-Elect Dr. Rouhani said that the years of Holy Defense and war with Iraq have led to the reality that the Zionist regime cannot pose a real threat to the Iranian people and carry out a military action against Iran….

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Economy

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Economy

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An Iranian trade delegation headed by Head of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Mines of Tehran, Yahia AlEshagh, who is in Armenia, signed a trade agreement between the two countries. The delegation met with their Armenian trade and economic counterparts and expressed Iran’s willingness to…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Human Rights

The court headed by Judge Salavati ordered Farshid Yadollahi, a Dervish prisoner imprisoned in Evin, not be transported outside the prison to receive the dental treatment he needs. The judge conditioned the transfer of Dervishes for medical treatment on their wearing prisoner uniforms and being shackled….

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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Blogger and human rights activist who is serving a 15-year sentence, Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, announced that if those in charge continue to ignore his medical condition and his request for a medical furlough to receive medical treatment, he will launch a hunger strike over the next…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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Dentist and Green Movement activist, Ali Nazeri, who was arrested two weeks ago and held at Evin Prison, was transferred to a remote prison in the city of Zabol in order to serve his prison sentence in exile that was imposed on him. Nazeri was sentenced…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Domestic

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In a meeting with military veterans, President-Elect Hassan Rouhani said that the elections, in contrast with the enemies belief, proved the maturity of the Iranian people and officials. These elections were, according to him, a renewal of the alliance with Imam Khomeini, with the Revolution and…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Domestic

Secretary of the High Council of Cyberspace, Mahdi Khavan Behabadi, announced the review of a new program to change the current filtering activity on the Internet. According to Behabadi, within these confines, Internet users would identify themselves prior to entering the net, to allow a separation…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Domestic

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Conservative Kayhan, discussing the closing of the House of Cinema and the suspension of its operations, claims that the House of Cinema is a den of BBC spies in Iran. It called the protest by Iranian members of the cinema an illegal gathering of “pressure groups…

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Thursday, 18 July 2013  /  Domestic

While serving a six-month prison sentence at Evin Prison, Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani, launched a protest on the installation of closed circuit television cameras in the prison compound, a protest that regime officials say was accompanied by general disorder in the prison. According…

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