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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  International

In his op/ed, Chief editor of Kayhan Hossein Shariatadmari wrote that although the Supreme Leader’s intentions with regard to heroic flexibility was clear, it was immediately distorted and assigned other and different interpretations, particularly by Iran’s greatest enemies outside of Iran. For example, the BBC Persian…

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  International

A parliamentary delegation fromIran will visit Azerbaijan this week and will meet with the chairman of the Azeri parliament. Iran’s ambassador in Azerbaijan announced that the delegation would meet, inter alia, with members of the Parliamentary Friendship Association and would visit several sites in Baku….

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  Military

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Iran Air Defense Force Commander Brigadier General Farzad Esmaeili announced that recent accomplishments of his command in the area of communications includes the ICS frequency switch project installed on vehicles that allows for the simultaneous use of different UHF, VHF and HF frequencies. According to Esmaeili,…

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  Economy

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The fate of plans formed and presented during the previous government to delete zeros from the Iranian currency following a decline in its value is vague and uncertain in the new government. Recent statements made by the Central Bank Governor claims that that the plans need…

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  Human Rights

Five men and three women charged with drug-related crimes were executed in the central prison in Yazd.  …

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  Human Rights

Four death row prisoners, some convicted on drug-related charges, were executed in the central prison in Qazvin. One of the death row prisoners, convicted of murder, was spared at the last minute from execution after the parents of the victim waived their right to execute him….

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  Human Rights

Prominent Azeri rights activist Salar Toori was summoned to court in Tabriz, where he was subsequently arrested. This is not Salar’s first arrest, as he is one of the most well-known activists in the city and, inter alia, manager of a traditional Azeri café….

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  Domestic

Judiciary Authority spokesman Mohseni Ajehi announced the  Supreme Leader’s agreement to the proposal made by Chairman of the Judiciary Authority Ayatollah Emoli Larijani and pardoned 88 security prisoners, including several charged with the Fitna 88 events.  …

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Friday, 27 September 2013  /  Domestic

A plane carrying Iranian pilgrims veered off the landing lane at Kerman International Airport. As a result of the accident, seven Iranian pilgrims were injured and taken to receive medical treatment. The plane, a Boeing 747 of Iranian airline Mahan was on its way to Medina….

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