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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  International

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The executive secretary of the Down with the USA Arts Festival reported that the Secretariat is in contact with several prominent foreign singers and artists around the world to participate in the artistic event. According to the official, despite limited advertisement outside of Iran, many groups…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  International

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Robert Levinson went missing six years ago from Kish Island (FTZ) in Iran in March 2007.In a statement on November 26, the White House said: “We respectfully ask the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to assist us in securing Mr. Levinson’s health, welfare, and…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Military

Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen (HSM) carried out two consecutive shellings, targeting a building housing the Iranian embassy in Mogadishu. The group maintained that the attack was carried out by al Qaeda, which also attacked the Iranian Embassy in Beirut. Related: Basij warns: Beirut embassy blasts might signal beginning of…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Military

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said that what was released by the website of the White House as a fact sheet is a one-sided interpretation of the agreed text in Geneva and some of the explanations and words in the sheet contradict the text of the…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Military

Abbas Eraghchi, Foreign Minister’s Deputy on Legal and International Affairs, rejected John Kerry’s statements that the “right to enrichment” is not mentioned in the Geneva accord and said, “Iran’s right to enrichment is not something that a country can give to Iran or not or officially recognize…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Military

Principlist Majlis member Hamid Rasaei spoke out of turn during Majlis session (broadcast live) to denounce the interim nuclear agreement a terming is as a “poisoned chalice” (in Iran’s post-revolutionary discourse “poisoned chalice” referrers  to Khomeini’s  readiness to a ceasefire with Iraq in 1988 and  used…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Military

At a conference of Basij officials, Yahya Safavi said that the Basij is the Iranian people’s option on the table against all possible threats by the enemy and as an inspiring epic for the fight against world imperialism and international Zionism.  …

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Economy

Two delegations made up of senior executives of French companies Renault and Peugeot will arrive inTehran to attend the international car industry conference in Iran. During their stay, the delegations will explore continued cooperation with Iranian car manufacturers. Hashem Yekke-Zare’, the managing director of the Iran Khodro Company,Iran’s…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Economy

The refinery is interested in purchasing 6 million barrels of oil from Iran by the end of March.  …

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Human Rights

An article by Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi and Payam Akhavan in the conference halls in Geneva.Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif facing his Western counterparts, shakes their hands on the signing of the nuclear agreement. In a square somewhere in Tehran, the lifeless body of…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Human Rights

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on the Iranian government to immediately release all journalists who are being illegally detained in the country.  …

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Former senior adviser of Mir Hossein Mousavi Ardeshir Amir Arjomand responded in an interview with Radio Farda to recent statements made by Secretary of the Guardian Council Ahmad Jannati. Jannati said that if it had not been for the mercy of the Islamic regime, Mousavi and…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Human Rights

Over three hundred social activists in Esfahan sent an open letter to the Chairman of the Judiciary calling for the immediate release of Dr. Saeed Ali Easar Arawi, religious researcher and member of the central council for Freedom Movement of Iran. The 68-year old Arawi was…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Human Rights

10 men from Ghezel Hesar prison and a woman from Gharchak prison were hanged in Ghezel Hesar prison  …

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Domestic

After Rouhani released a music video (New Journey نو سفر )  to mark his 100th day in office, a number of news websites around the country were quick to pick up the video’s resemblance to US President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign video. Iranian websites maintained that”only…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Domestic

Members of the Majlis Cultural Committee traveled to Qom to meet with senior religious leaders Ayatollah Makaram Shirazi, Sobhani, Mesbah, Yazdi and Javadi. Committee spokesman Hojateleslam Ali Tahari said that the program formulated by the Majlis regarding population growth was delivered to Ayatollahs Mesbah, Yazdi and…

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Domestic

The acting head of Tehran’s Criminal Court said that neither former President Ahmadinejad nor his lawyer attend the court hearings held on November 26 to start a preliminary investigation into his case about the complaints filed against him by the Majlis and several individuals….

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Wednesday, 27 November 2013  /  Domestic

The Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance ordered the dissolution of the House of Cinema in January 2012, after it was accused of amending its founding statutes without consulting officials.  …

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