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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  International

Mohammad Javad Zarif said that he discussed with Laurent Fabius  a number of issues including bilateral relations, economic ties Iran’s nuclear activities , nuclear talks with P5+1 as well as regional issues, particularly the ongoing  crisis in Syria….

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  International

A Kayhan editorial titled “The Great Satan under the foot of the People” by Hossein Shamsian: the tremendous storm that occurred on 13 Bahban (US Embassy Takeover day in Iran) in over 700 Iranian cities was so crushing that it left the West and the entire…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  International

Mehr News Agency compiled a number of international cartoons dealing with NSA eavesdropping and the Obama administration. Fars News Agency also published more then a dozen cartoon in this regard.Iran’s media outlets emphasized that even US allies are not immune in their campaign to smear US…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  International

Conservative Siyasat-e Ruz asks why Morsi, who was democratically elected and removed from power, should stand trial in the same court where Mubarak was prosecuted as a national traitor? The paper argues that the Muslim Brotherhood leader has kept distance from people and continues to pin…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  International

Sepp Blatter was received by Iranian soccer officials. Upon his arrival, Blatter stressed that he was pleased that he managed to fulfill his promise made two years ago to visit Iran. Blatter met with the Iranian president….

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Military

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  and his nuclear team arrived in Geneva for another round of Iran-P5+1 talks on November 7. The  Iranian delegation will be headed by Zarif, who will be  accompanied Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, Deputy Foreign…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Military

Deputy Foreign Minister and a senior member of the nuclear negotiating team  Abbas Araqchi has denied Reuters  reports that Iran and Israel took part in a nuclear meeting  “The publication of this news is more like a joke.”…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Military

In an article titled “The Missile built by the IRGC Especially for the Americans”, Fars reports that Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam (was in charge of IRGC’s weapons and military equipment self-sufficiency program and considered the “father of the Iranian missile program” who was killed years ago in…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Military

The UN General Assembly Disarmament and International Security Committee approved a draft resolution on nuclear disarmament submitted by Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and included three proposals by Hassan Rouhani (presented in the first meeting of the UNGA in New York on September 26th on nuclear disarmament): Holding…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Military

Iran’s permanent envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Kazem Gharibabadi said that “Iran will help Syria to fulfill its obligation with regard to Chemical Weapons Convention and help Syria destroy chemical weapons.”  …

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Military

His driver was also killed in the incident. While on the way to work, a group of violent attackers shot at his car in Kalchenikov, killing him. Alef website notes that last week, a group known as Jaish-ul Adl attacked the IRGC base in Saruan, killing…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Military

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi announced: we plan on building nuclear power plants and need 1500 engineers….

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Economy

Bizhan Namdar-Zanganeh said that “the world is anticipating easing  sanctions against Iran in order to benefit from Iranian energy resources”. Namdar-Zanganeh added  that “Today gas energy has become more important, but this does not imply a decline in the role of petroleum and coal energies”.  …

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Economy

The Hindu website reported that “with declining imports from Iran and no resolution to the rupee mechanism issue in sight, the government has already worked on a plan to substitute its imports from Iran by increasing its crude oil purchase basket from countries such as Iraq,…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Economy

Mohammad Nahavandian discussed the government’s new policies on the return of European and American companies to Iran’s energy industries, and added that in light of Iran’s diplomatic economic system’s activities, the number of partnerships with major international companies in Iran’s economy is expected to increase. Nahavandian…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Six Sunni death row prisoners imprisoned in Qazl Hazar Prison were violently transferred through a special prison guard to an unknown location. The six are Hamed Ahmadi, Kamel Melaei, Jamshid Dehkani, Jahanajir Dehkani, Sadeq Mohammad and Sayeed Hadi Hosseini. The six launched a hunger strike yesterday…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Human Rights

On the fifth day of their hunger strike, the condition of political prisoner Abdalfatah Sultani at Evin began to decline and he was transferred to the prison clinic. Since Saturday, Abdalfatah Sultani, Saeed Madani, Amir Wasero Delir Sani and Mehdi Hodaei launched a hunger strike in…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Domestic

Deputy Chairman of the Association of Marriage and Divorce Registries Ali Mozfari said that every hour, two couples divorce in Iran. The triad of economic, cultural and religious problems is the primary cause of divorce. He added that there was also a worrying expansion of unofficial…

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Thursday, 7 November 2013  /  Domestic

The cabinet appointed Majid Khodabakhsh for Ardabil and Qasem Soleymani for Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari provinces. Related:  Government to ‘shuffle’ 31 governors-general…

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