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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  International

Rouhani’s Adviser for Supervision and Strategic Planning Affairs  Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said that “the release of $8 billion in Iranian assets by the United States is confirmed.” He added that the nuclear agreement will have a significant impact on the economy.  …

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  International

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  International

Former editor-in-chief of Arab influential daily Asharq Al-Awsat Tariq Alhomayedpan wrote an op-ed titled “Iran deal more dangerous than 9/11″.   Alhomayed maintained that the answer to the question regarding the interim agreement’s implications for the region, and particularly Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States?  is simple : “More…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  International

Ahmet Davutoğlu is scheduled to attend the 21st Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and for Bilateral Contacts with Iranian Officials.  …

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  International

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  International

A delegation from the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy committee will travel to Lebanon on November 27 to closely investigate the bombing of the Iranian embassy in Beirut last week. The Majlis Speaker met with his Lebanese counterpart Nabih Berri in Tehran and reiterated Iran’s support for the “resistance…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Military

Senior Tehran University professor and well-known political analyst discusses the agreements reached in Geneva, saying that in his opinion, this agreement is not only relevant for the nuclear issue but also constitutes a historic turning point in Iran. After 35 years, the West’s policies of fighting…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Military

Rafsanjani, former president and current head of the Expediency Council  has termed the interim agreement between Iran and the 5+1 “ice breaker” Predicting that “the second stage will be more routine… because talking to the US was a taboo. That taboo could not be easily broken…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Military

A Jomhouri Eslami (affiliated with Rafsanjani) editorial titled: “The Victory of Common Sense”: the signing of the nuclear agreement is without a doubt a success of the Iranian people achieved by electing the moderate current. The success should be called the success of common sense. This…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Military

An editorial by Mosehn Shamsian titled “And a violation of alliances once again” compares the negotiating team with athletes representing Iran in the international arena – all eyes are turned towards them to succeed and bring home a medal to Iran…sometimes they do all they can…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Economy

Experts believe that the effect will not be felt immediately since there are still internal and external problems in this arena. According to the experts, although sanctions on the car industries will be lifted, the two problems involving transfer of foreign currency and cash remain in…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Economy

The board expressed the company’s willingness to cooperate and expand relations with various countries.  …

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Economy

Following the nuclear agreement reached in Geneva, Iran has signed a first agreement with Indonesia on the export of technical and engineering services of the oil industries, as well as restoration of about one thousands old oil wells in Indonesia.  …

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Human Rights

In the first 100 days of President Rouhani’s government, human rights in Iran have remained a low priority despite earlier promises made during the presidential campaign…For years, Iran’s human rights situation has been overshadowed, both internationally and at home, by discussions about the  nuclear program. Now…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Naghmeh Abedini, wife of Saeed Abedini Iranian-American Christian pastor imprisoned in Iran said she felt betrayed and feared for her husband’s life after the Obama administration failed to secure his release as a condition of an Iranian nuclear deal. Following letter of some senators to Obama to…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Sajda Arab Surahi, daughter of one of the leaders of the reformist movement Faizallah Arab Surahi, was arrested on Sunday. Her sister Fatma mentioned on her Facebook pace that last week, a summons was received for her but they were told that the bail was higher…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Retired teacher and head of the Mashhad Teachers Union Hashem Khastar was arrested and transferred to Vakilabad Prison to serve the two-year sentence handed down to him.  …

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Domestic

An Asri Iran editorial by Mehrdad Khadir “A Different Perspective on the Geneva Agreement – We must Clone Zarif!”: Although the agreement achieved in Geneva is a diplomatic agreement whose positive economic and social repercussions might even surpass the diplomatic ones, it can also be analyzed…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Domestic

The Intelligence Minister attended the meeting of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee and offered explanations on the installation of eavesdropping equipment in Ali Motahari’s offices. Majlis member, that was disclosed several months ago. Ali Motahari emphasized to the Intelligence Minister that although four…

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Tuesday, 26 November 2013  /  Domestic

In a speech on Student Basij Day, Mohammad Ali Jafari emphasized that the only difference between the Basij (volunteer arm of the IRGC) and the IRGC is that the IRGC is an organization obligated to protect the Islamic Revolution and its achievements while the Basij is…

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