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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  International

Mohammad Hasan Habibollahzadeh was appointed Iran’s non-resident charge d’affaires to the UK. The Foreign Ministry spokeswoman added that “Mr Habibollahzadeh is to leave Iran for London shortly to review the status of Iranian possessions in the UK and facilitate the consular affairs of Iran’s embassy.” Earlier, Mohammad Javad Zarif  said that …

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Military

The Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano and the Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi signed a joint statement that presents a road map for future cooperation to resolve the remaining (outstanding) issues between the two sides. At a…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Military

Mohammad Javad Zarif said that “Our stance (regarding uranium enrichment) is completely clear. We said that for us the issue of enrichment and continuation of enrichment is not a subject for negotiations. In this (recent) session it was neither negotiated nor was claims made in regard…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Military

A Kayhan editorial penned by Hossein Shariatadmari titled “After ten years, a point at the Head of the Sentence!”: The extortion by the US and its allies that was planned through the use of the good cop/bad cop tactics and was used directly at the negotiating…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Military

In light of the fact that Iran and the 5+1 failed to reach an agreement on the third day of the round of talks, the decision was made to postpone the continuation of the talks for ten days.  The fact that the next round of talks…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Military

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Masoud Jazayeri termed “The Americans’ catch-phrase ‘the military option is on the table’ -a bluff…they are aware of Iran’s capabilities, and “the slightest military mistake against will make the Americans witness the heaviest damage in the history in their…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Economy

The south aluminum project is one of the largest mergers in aluminum production in Iran, and is seven years delayed. A Chinese company has now expressed a willingness to carry out this venture. The main reason for the delay in executing this project was  a delay…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Economy

Iraq, UAE, India and Afghanistan complete the top 5 list Iranian Customs Administration announce that China had the largest share of Iran’s export market with $3.62 billion in the seventh month of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).  Iraq, UAE, India and Afghanistan are the…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Economy

Member of the Majlis Energy Committee Amir Abbas Soltani discussed the activity of the mafia of brokers in oil rights that are operating on behalf of importing rigs from China, and added that following cancellation of the construction of oil rights in Iran, a $850 million…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Today November 12, 2013,senior reformist leaders  Mehdi Karroubi, Mir Hussein Mousavi, and Mousavi’s wife, Zahra Rahnavard, an author and political activist, mark 1,000 days under house arrest or detention without charge or trial. No governmental agency or body has expressly accepted responsibility for their ongoing detention or…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Five prisoners charged with drug-related crimes were executed by hanging in the central prison in Jarophat. Two prisoners charged with murder were executed by hanging in the central prison in Bandar Abbas. One of the prisoners, Ahmad Jancigin was a minor at the time of his…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Six students from Amirkabir University were suspended from their studies for one semester. Amir Hossein Ali Bakhshi was suspended for two semesters. In addition, in recent weeks, 3 student journals that criticized university management were suspended and their publication prohibited. According to the report, the widespread…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Human Rights

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Domestic

Following serious air pollution in Tehran, elementary schools will be closed on Monday and Tuesday. Administrative work hours will be reduced during these days, as will the hours of the oil company workers….

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Domestic

Gholamhoseyn Mohseni-Ejei said  that “as explained by majority of medical practitioners, signals dispatched from certain (jamming)  devices are harmful in certain cases…several meetings have been held regarding this issue and I have attended two of these sessions. At least 10 experts were present at these meetings…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Domestic

ISNA News Agency reports “Today, much like any other day, any of the dialysis patients enters the Charity for the Support of Kidney Patients in Zanjan with teary eyes, complaining about the high cost of medicine.” According to the Charity’s public relations office, the government gave…

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013  /  Domestic

Khamenei met with Iranian female Wushu martial arts champion, Maryam Hashemi, and said that “By demonstrating the personality of Iranian Muslim females, you proved that a Muslim female can have a honorable presence in the sport venues while observing Islamic religious regulation and hijab (Islamic dress…

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