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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  International

Iran is the anchor of stability in an otherwise ocean of regional instabilities. The Iranian government and people believe in peace, stability, calm, resolution of conflicts in a peaceful manner through the ballot box. At this sensitive juncture in the history global relations, the age of…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  International

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At the weekly press conference, IRGC Spokeswoman Marzie Afkham discussed the president’s trip to New York and noted that Mr. Rouhani bore a message of peace from the Iranian people to other countries. According to Afkham, this visit was important from several aspects and his speech…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  International

A Kayhan editorial by Mohammad Imani examines the possibility that events in New York will heat up and that during Dr. Rohani’s participation in the UN General Assembly, a taboo will be broken and that nothing will happen by accident between him and Barack Obama but…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  International

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Iranian foreign minister Zarif met with his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu inNew York. Zarif discussed ties between the two countries and expressed Iran’s willingness to strengthen and expand cooperation. Zarif further discussed expansion of trade exchanges between the two countries from 2 billion to 25 billion…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  International

Iran’s FM Dr. Zarif met in New York with his counterparts from other countries, including Georgia, Bulgaria, Japan and Oman.  …

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Military

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Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee member Mohammad Hassan Asfari said that Iran’s nuclear negotiating team must adhere to the Supreme Leader’s instructions regarding heroic flexibility and not relinquish any of the Iranian nation’s clear rights. He emphasized that the nuclear issue is related to…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Military

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Hossein Ghadiani was appointed advisor of cyber affairs to Basij commander Sardar Naqdi…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Military

The 12th international exhibition for medical, security and defense equipment is scheduled to take place in Tehran between September 28-October 1. This is one of the largest exhibitions to take place in Iran every year. One of the goals is to display Iranian achievements in security,…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Economy

Central Bank Governor Valiallah Seyf discussed the drop in the price of the dollar, saying that the price of the dollar in the market has bottomed out and it is unlikely to drop below its current value of 2950 toman. According to Seyf, the decline in…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Economy

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Mehr News Agency is reporting that ahead of the new school year in Iran that began on September 23,  the sudden increase in energy prices, the surge in the price of the dollar, the increase in production prices and problems with cash deposited by many factories…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Economy

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Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh has appointed Surna Sattari president of the Research Institute of the Petroleum Industries….

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Human Rights

75-year-old Baha’i Behzad Shokui, who filed a lawsuit with the Ministry of Agriculture, was summoned to the Tehran Province Administration, where he was violently beaten. Behzad headed a division in the Ministry of Agriculture before the Revolution but was ousted from his government position, as were…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Human Rights

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A young man convicted of murder when he was 14-years-old was executed in Kazerun once he turned 18….

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Human Rights

Kurdish political prisoner Vali Doroodi, who has been imprisoned in Yazd central prison has not had furlough in 17 years. Doroodi formerly served in the Iranian navy and charged in the 1980s of collaborating with the Kurdish Democratic Party. He was released in 1993 but re-arrested…

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Human Rights

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Prominent political activist Peyman Aref was summoned to court at Evin to file a Statement of Defense in his trial for participating in an illegal assembly to harm national security, after he participated in various meetings and sessions with political and religious figures….

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Domestic

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Mohammad Vadoud Heydari, former managing editor of Javan newspaper (affiliated with the IRGC) and head of the political wing of the Supreme Leader representatives office, was appointed head of the Student Basij organization….

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Wednesday, 25 September 2013  /  Domestic

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Ashna, who is considered one of President Rouhani’s closest supporters, was recently appointed his senior advisor. According to the report, the appointment has not been officially published by the Office of the President and no notice was issued by his supporters. Reports published on the president’s…

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