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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  International

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Hassan Rouhani deletes the tweet “In Geneva agreement world powers surrendered to Iranian nation’s will”  (In #Geneva agreement world powers surrendered to Iranian nation’s will“. But, isn’t this what he sincerely thinks to be true?   While addressing a gathering in Ahvaz (KhuzestanProvince), Rouhani said “the Geneva…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  International

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Following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia believes that Iran should inevitably be part of the comprehensive efforts aimed at settling the Syrian crisis. Lavrov denied reports of a tripartite (Russia-Syria-Iran) meeting. “Today we will…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  International

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Military

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On the sidelines of the funeral of acting chairman of the army’s political ideological organization Hojatoleslam Ali Mohammad Nikbakht, Brigadier General Ataollah Salehi addressed Iran’s military forces at the current time and its influence on the talks, saying that one needs to note that the enemy…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Military

In an interview on Panorama broadcast by Alalam network, Behrouz Kamalvandi said that the nuclear agreement in Geneva is in the best interests of all countries, not just Iran and the 5+1. Other countries will benefit from this agreement. Kamalvandi said that Iran’s increasing regional importance…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Military

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Iranian navy (IRIN) is monitoring the second largest ocean – the Atlantic Ocean….

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Economy

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Pierre Gattaz, head of the MEDEF (“Movement of the Enterprises of France”( the largest employers’ union, said they are coming to explore opportunities. Executives from companies such as energy giants GDF Suez and Alstom and services and utilities firm Veolia Environnement are due to visit Iran…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Economy

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At a press conference marking the opening of the 10th international energy exhibition of Iran, Senior advisor to the Iranian president Akbar Torkan addressed the Ministry of Oil’s new policies should  sanctions be lifted following the Geneva agreement, saying that the draft budget for the next…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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6 prisoners were hanged in two different Iranian prisons early this morning on January 15. 5 prisoners executed in Shahroud. Another prisoner was hanged in the Tabas prison(Central Iran). Earlier this week, 18 people were executed by hanging in different Iranian cities, seven of which were…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Human Rights

UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran Ahmed Shaheed: I welcome promises and steps taken by President Rouhani and his administration to address the right to education. Some student activists barred in the last two years have been allowed to re-enroll. Other student activists,…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Before his election, Rouhani criticized management of the internet. Although several months have passed since his election, some of the social networks that had previously operated freely are now blocked and there are discussions on filtering other networks. Some even believe that this is connected to…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Prosecutor General Gholam Hossein Mohsen Ejei criticized Culture Minister Ali Jannati for an interview he gave to Al Jazeera English, saying that the culture minister is “not at the level” to comment on the judiciary’s affairs. Ejei said that he read a translation of the J…

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Thursday, 16 January 2014  /  Domestic

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A critical editorial in Asri Iran titled “The Foundations of the Family are Crumbling, in the West or in Iran”: In recent years, many people in Iran have loved using the phrase “collapse of the foundations of family in the West”, until it became a kind…

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