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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  International

Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote an op-ed in the influential Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat titles “Our neighbors are our priority”. Part of it reads: ” Few things are constant in international politics, but geography is among them… A country cannot change its neighbors… There is far more…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  International

In the opening speech of the Majlis 20 (November), Ali Larijani discussed the blast of the Iranian embassy in Lebanon  and the death of the cultural attach in the Iranian embassy (Ibrahim Ansari). According to Larijani, a group of infidel terrorists claimed responsibility for the incident…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  International

Hojateleslam Alireza Panahian discussed the talks between Iran and the 5+1, saying, “In the previous round of talks in Geneva, the main issue for them was revealed to be Israel, since Israel is their owner. This has nothing to do with mercy towards Israel but the…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Military

Mohammad Javad Tarif updated his Facebook page on the first day of talks: “I returned from the brief general meeting with the 5+1 and my colleagues began the bilateral talks with the delegations. I arrived in Geneva and we spent the night and morning coordinating positions…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Military

Siavash Jare emphasized that the performance of missions in the free territorial waters around the world necessarily makes the navy a strategic corps. He added that the Navy has strong submarine capabilities and will launch the heavy Tareq Younes class of submarines in the form of…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Military

Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan was asked by reporters at the sidelines of a ceremony he attended about the military threats made by the US and the Zionist regime Israel) against Iran. He responded: “These threats are laughable. Do not take them too seriously.” Mohammad Reza Naqdi…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Military

Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei attended the opening of the second stage of the maneuvers codenamed Ala Beit-al Moqaddas (towards Jerusalem) being carried out by the IRGC and Basij in which 50,000 Basij forces are participating. Also attending the event was IRGC commander Mohammad Ali Jafari and…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Economy

Mohammad Bagher Nobakht said that one of the issues being examined during the meeting was the state of the job market. He added that unfortunately, the imbalance in the job market is one of the causes of unemployment. The ministers examined the negative impact of unemployment…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Economy

The Head of the Labor Relations Division in the Ministry of Labor and Welfare in Iran Hassan Hefdah Tan listed the five major problems in Iran’s economy and said that unemployment of the educated class, low productivity, decline in employer power, stagnation and inflation as well…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Economy

Mansour Moazami discussed the ties of energy producers, including the National Iranian Oil Refining & Distribution Company with the organization to implement the Subsidy Reform Law.  He said that based on the financial ties that were defined, profits that are generated from the sale of gas…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Mehdi Ta’eb, head of the Ammar Strategic Base Organization (and former Basij Commander) that was established after the June 2009 presidential elections to “confront the soft war”, claimed that the lack of security is one of the clear characteristics of terrorism and alleges that Mousavi and…

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Human Rights

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Maryam Shafipour, student activist, former member of Mehdi Karroubi ‘s presidential election campaign and student deprived of her education was arrested on August 5, 2013 by Iran ‘s Intelligence Ministry….

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Eight bloggers, including one woman, were arrested in Rasfanjan in Kerman Province on charges of harming Islamic values. No information about the identity of those arrested was released….

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Dariush Poursaeed, Cyber Police Commander in Bushehr Province, reported the arrest of a 16-year-old blogger in the province who was responsible for publishing immoral content and distributing Western culture.  …

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Thursday, 21 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Six Sunni prisoners sentenced to death and held in solitary confinement in Wing 250 of Evin enter 15th day of hunger strike.  The six were transferred from Rajai Shahr Prison into solitary confinement at Evin in October. According to informed sources, the prisoners are being held…

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