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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  International

A Hemayat editorial by Seyyed Mohammad Mehdi Mousavi titled “The Likelihood of a Second Wave of Islamic Awakening” maintains that “given Syria’s illustrious history in confronting the occupiers of Jerusalem (Israel) and its position as the spearhead of the resistance movement, an attack by Arab countries…

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  International

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Eight Slovakian paragliders who visited Iran in May as sports tourists were arrested for “violating the rules of the Islamic Republic” for allegedly taking photographs of nuclear facilities. The Foreign Ministry stated that the case of two Slovakian nationals is still under investigation. One of the…

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  International

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Morteza Sarmadi (first deputy foreign minister), Mehdi Danesh Yazdi (Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs)  Majid Takht-Ravanchi (Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe and America Affairs), Seyed Abbas Araqchi (current Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs), Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (current Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and…

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  International

Iran will launch a new Arabic language Al-Ahvaz TV channel on Nilesat 7 on September 5 on Nilesat. The channel aims “to spread Islam and fight the infidel sect of Wahhabism” and will focus on broadcasting religious, cultural, literary, political, historic and scientific programs aimed at…

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  Military

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Khatam Al-Anbia Air Defence Base Commander Farzad Esmaili said that “Shahab and Samen are new radar systems deployed in (potentially) combat zones and they have succeeded in identifying and tracing micro stealth targets.” He added that “the Ya Zahra missile system that was used in previous…

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  Military

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Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said at the first national conference on Iran’s achievements in modern naval technology that “the majority of navy’s ships are equipped with UAV systems…if needed; they (UAV’s) will be used in the Gulf of Adentoo.” Regarding the possibility of dispatching Iranian naval…

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  Military

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Defense Minister Hussein Dehqan has named Reza Talainik his Deputy for Legal and Parliamentary Affairs….

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  Economy

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Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia lambasted the former government’s poor economic performance, saying that “if unemployment figures reach this level, it will be unprecedented in the past 10 years.”  The report comes at a time when the labor minister in Ahmadinejad’s government claimed the creation of 7…

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Wednesday, 4 September 2013  /  Human Rights

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