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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  International

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German weekly Der Spiegel is reporting a possible visit by Hassan Rouhani to Berlin at the end of January. According to the report, Rouhani was invited by Germany to attend the ן, Munich Security Conference scheduled to take place between January 31 – February 2. Der…

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  International

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Member of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Esmaeil Kosari discussed Jack Straw visit to Iran as head of the British Parliamentary delegation, saying that the meeting between the European Parliamentary delegation with several “Fitna activists” Nasrin Sotoudeh and film-maker Jafar Panahai at the…

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Military

Director General for Political and International Affairs at Iran’s Foreign Ministry Hamid Baeedinejad sets January 20 as the proposed date of implementation of the Geneva deal sealed on November 24. He said that “the two sides managed to reach an understanding on implementation of the agreement…

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Military

Deputy Foreign Minister and senior member of the nuclear negotiating team Seyed Abbas Araqchi said that the round of expert talks between Iran and the 5+1 has ended. Good progress was made during the talks but several issues remain unresolved and must be cleared at the…

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Military

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Esmail Kowsari said that  “Given the (poor)  results obtained in the first stage of the Geneva agreements, the decision was made to add two individuals to the (nuclear negotiating ) team of officials to specify each and every detail for the negotiating team…This measure was  adopted…

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Human rights activists are reporting that the two poets were about to travel abroad but their trip was prevented. In order to review the matter, they contacted the court in Evin Prison and were arrested. According to relatives, the two were arrested by IRGC Intelligence agents….

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Two months ago, Arash Sharifi was transferred from Rajai Shahr Prison to the central prison in Kashan. Last week, he was transferred from Kashan to Wing 350 at Evin. Sharifi was sentenced to death on charges of supporting Salafist groups.  …

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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A lawyer who wishes to remain anonymous informed human rights activists that the judge denied his request to take on the defense cases, saying that the case was classified and no one had the right to discuss it. The six and their families are demanding a…

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Mohammad Ali Jafari “Fitna 88” (the popular protest following the June 2009 presidential elections0 posed a tremendous danger to the Islamic Revolution, a danger that has since been neutralized by the 9 Dey Epic, and thank god, the Islamic Awakening (Arab Spring) broke out in the…

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Basij commander Naqdi cancelled his speech before students at Palestine Square in Tehran in honor of 9 Dey due to the low turnout. According to the report, Naqdi arrived at the site to 300 people present, decided to cancel his appearance and then left the site….

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Thursday, 2 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Mothari called the announcement by Tehran’s prosecutor general regarding  the filing of a lawsuit against him “an illegal move”. He emphasized that according to the law, a Majlis representative has the right to express his opinion on affairs of the state, and the filing of this…

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