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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  International

Iranians believed that Laurent Fabius’ positions contributed much to the failure of the Geneva nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1. Khamenei’s affiliated twitter account (re) twitted Khamenei’s March 2013 reference to France   : #French officials have been openly hostile towards the #Iranian nation over the…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  International

Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Japanese counterpart Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida agreed that their countries will continue efforts for an early resolution of issues related to Iran’s nuclear program.  Kishida urged Iran to join the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBTO) and the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Additional…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

During the Majlis session, Hassan Rouhani addressed the round of talks in Geneva and said that we informed the other side in both actions and words that the language of threats, sanctions, discrimination and humiliation will not benefit anyone. Iran will not submit and will not…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

FM Tarif reported on his Facebook page (that includes photos from the negotiating room and consultations with the Iranian team) prior to his return to Tehran and at the end of the round of talks: Over the past three days, we conducted sensitive and intensive talks…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

At a press conference at the end of the Geneva talks, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Saeed Abbas Araqchi said that we held three days of intensive and protracted talks, and I believe that commendable progress has been made in the talks, but disagreements still exist. We…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano arrived in Tehran on November 11. Amano was invited by Deputy President and Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi., Deputy Foreign Minister and senior nuclear negotiator Seyyed Abbas Araqchi met (November 4)…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

Fars analysis titled “Difficult talks in Geneva, and the French Frog Gunman”: Regarding the round of talks titled round of talks ended in Geneva without signing an agreement. Unfortunately, despite the efforts and goodwill shown by the Iranian side, we again saw no agreement reached in…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

A Kayhan editorial titled “Geneva 2, The Arena and its Reflections” by Saadallah Zaraei: Talks between Iran and the 5+1 have sparked tremendous interest this past week, and particularly over the past three days. The unexpected arrival of foreign ministers of six countries in Geneva further…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

An Asre Iran article titled “What Countries are Disrupting the Game? The Geneva Talks, a preemptive defense against International Society Ltd. for sanctions against Iran” Iran and the 5+1 have conducted important talks in Geneva. The Iranian side tried to give as little as possible in…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Military

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Economy

National Iranian Gas Company’s Managing Director Hamidreza Araqi, said that Turkmenistan hasn’t increased the price and is committed to export more natural gas during the winter….

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Opposition cartoon deals with the spike in executions during Rouhani term (the key was one of Rouhani’s leading symbolic gimmicks during the his election campaign)…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Asghar Gharavi, author of the article that led to the suspension of Bahar newspaper was arrested in Esfahan. Iranian Press Supervisory Board (press watchdog) has banned reformist newspaper Bahar over the publication of an article entitled امام؛ پیشوای سیاسی یا الگوی ایمانی “Imam (Ali); a political…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Evin Prison’s medical clinic doctor Reza Haydarpour, who had examined Sattar Beheshti - a blogger killed in November 2012 several days after being arrested by the Iranian Cyber Police (FATA) for criticizing the government of the Islamic Republic on Facebook has been arrested and is imprisoned…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Renowned Kurdish poet and author Kiyomars Amiri Kalehjouei, writing under the pen name “Lek Amir”, has been summoned by the Intelligence Ministry (MOIS)…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Human Rights

One the defense attorneys Khosro Khosravi said that “based on the Islamic Republic’s Penal Code, the two  brothers were convicted on charges of assembly and collusion with intent to act against the national security, and propaganda against the establishment.” Masoud Kurdpour was sentenced to 3 years…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Human Rights

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Abdolfattah Soltani, an imprisoned lawyer and human rights activist, embarked on a hunger strike together with three other political prisoners on November 2, his sixtieth birthday, to protest the conditions of sick prisoners who need medical treatment and have been refused transfers to a hospital….

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Domestic

Safdar Rahmat Abadi was shot in the head and chest as he got into his Peugeot car in Sabalan Square Tehran. Recent weeks have seen a spate of terror attacks. IRNA reports the initial police investigation shows shell casings found inside the deputy’s car leading them…

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Monday, 11 November 2013  /  Domestic

In a vote that took place on Sunday morning in the Majlis, Majlis members rejected the candidacy of Nasrallah Sajadi as Minister of Sports and Youth. The government must submit another candidate within five days.  …

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