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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  International

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Ali Motahari, member of the Majlis Cultural Committee, said that “If Jack Straw has to apologize to the Iranian nation (as some Iranian lawmakers have suggested; others suggested welcoming Straw with tomatoes at the inauguration ceremony…), the occupiers of the British Embassy in Tehran should also apologize……

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  International

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The Majlis statement reads: “The EU has blacklisted Hezbollah’s armed wing as terrorist group under pressure from the US and Zionist lobby, with the aim of resisting the great move of the Islamic Ummah… We, as lawmakers of the Iranian nation, categorically condemn the inhuman and…

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Military

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“Given that one of the most important topics of the presidential debates was Rouhani’s criticism of Ahmadinejad’s decision making  in foreign policy, and given that the P5+1 is now expecting a new round of nuclear negotiations with Iran, it is of high importance that Iran’s top…

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Military

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Economy

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Gholam Hossein Elham has reacted to Iran’s Court of Administrative Justice (CAJ), which had previously voted unanimously to annul a Central Bank of Iran (CBI) decree that aimed to use its foreign currency assets to cover the government’s budget deficit. The government aspired to this by…

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Economy

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Kazem Jalali, a leading member of the Majlis Research Committee, said that “point-to-point” annual inflation for food items is now 61%….

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Human Rights

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint program of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organization Against Torture (OMCT), condemns the continuing repression of human rights defenders in Iran. According to information received on July 21, 2013, Branch…

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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Fariba Pajouh, arrested on July 10, is being held in solitary confinement without charges. A member of her family reported, “Fariba remains in solitary confinement and her interrogations continue. She told us during a telephone call yesterday that she is well and that she will be…

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Human Rights

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Domestic

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First Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi has said that Iranians will not forget their outgoing President. “The work of the 9th and 10th Governments will stand the test of time, and Dr. Ahmadinejad’s name will remain everlasting in Iran as his extensive service to the people will…

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Domestic

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Media representatives are to meet with Ahmadinejad at the Presidential Office, and this will probably be the last public meeting of Ahmadinejad with media representatives….

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Wednesday, 24 July 2013  /  Domestic

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Majid Abhari, pathology and behavioral science expert with the Institute of Behavioral Sciences, reported on research carried out with over 8,000 men and women, between the ages of 17 and 26, from across Iran. The study found that the main factors for lack of ambition are…

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