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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  International

Javad Tarif has left for Paris to attend the UNESCO leaders conference and will meet with senior French officials. Tarif will then travel toGeneva to participate in the nuclear talks.  5+1.  …

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  International

In an interview marking 13th of Bahban, Majlis representative Haddad Adel said that there were those who though that Iran’s resistance to the US is rooted in stubbornness and since Iran had chanted “Death to the US” from the beginning, it wants to continue this now…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Military

Asre Iran estimates that recent statements made by the Supreme Leader pertaining to talks with the West were essentially the waving of a yellow card to the pressure groups inside Iran and a warning to the West. He essentially declared and clearly to the foreign countries…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Military

In an editorial written by Mohammad Imani titled ” All underpinning of those supporting reconciliation has been frayed” claims that Khamenei’s recent statements struck a harsh blow to the US and Israel. The were humiliated and all of their schemes with regards to the talks accompanied…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Military

At the security command and administration conference, Chief of Staff the Armed Forces Firouzabadi said: as the Supreme Leader stated, we supportIran’s nuclear negotiating team. At the same time, we must remain cautious and not trust the enemy’s smile. We must expose their true face. He…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Military

In a Fars News article, Alireza Karimi claims that the US will apparently agree to limited enrichment facilities but will limit the number and type of centrifuges on a level that will not allow Iran to attain extensive enrichment capabilities. This ‘window enrichment’ is the maximum…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Military

Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee member Javad Karimi Quddusi said that “There are hundreds of battalions from Iran in Syria. Although you hear the news about the victories of the Syrian Army from a Syrian commander, there are Iranian forces behind the scenes…”. Head…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Economy

In a meeting with Fars Province representatives in the Majlis, Iranian president Rouhani said that the government is channeling all of its efforts so that by the start of the new Persian year in March 2014, the state of the economy will regain balance, and inflation…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Economy

Deputy Oil Minister of International Affairs Ali Majadi discussed issues recently raised around gas exports toPakistan, and added thatPakistan needed Iranian gas and it must accelerate the processes. Majadi discussed recent statements made by the Pakistani Energy Minister, who asked Iran for $2 billion in assistance…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Economy

Managing Director of the Iranian National Gas Company Hamid Reza Arachi discussed the gas export contract with Iraq that was signed under the tenth government (Ahmadinejad) and added that according to the contract, in the first stage, Iran would export 4 million cubic meters of gas…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Economy

Platform A of Phase 12 of the South Pars Gas Field is in the pre-commissioning stage and the first flare of the offshore platform has been turned on. Phase 12 of South Pars is shared by Iran and Qatar and is the largest phase in this…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Two Christian prisoners, Ibrahim Firouzi and Savada Iaasar were transferred at the end of their interrogation from Wing 209 at Evin Prison to General Wing 350. The two were arrested last summer by security forces.  …

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Human Rights

The four are Abdullamir Khanafara, Qazi Abbasi, Abdallamir Majadmi and Jasam Moghdam Finah. Human rights activists have expressed concern that the four were secretly executed.  …

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Abedini has been detained in Iran since the summer of 2012 and incarcerated in Evin Prison since September 2012. On January 27, , he was sentenced to eight years in prison, reportedly on charges of undermining national security through his Christian evangelical activities . Related: US pastor and human rights activist…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Domestic

At the meeting of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy committee Sunday night, Iran’s Foreign Minister Tarif answered questions posed by Majlis member Karimi Qaddusi on the telephone call between Rouhani and Obama, and emphasized “I and Dr. Rouhani did not act and will not…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Domestic

Saeed Pursaeedi, who was arrested on 2 November, has been released on $ 66,600 bail. as shut down on 28 October, after it published an article questioning whether the Shiite celebrated Id al-Ghadir, the anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad’s naming of Imam Ali as his successor,…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Domestic

On the sidelines of the first Digital Media Activists Meeting, Ali  Jannati said that this matter “is up to the Filtering Committee, which is not directly under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance and this ministry only has a representative at that…

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013  /  Domestic

In an overnight raid by internal security forces in Tehran, 53 people were arrested for crimes and various offenses in the fifth campaign to rid the city of crime….

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