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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  International

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  International

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Difficulties exist in US-Iran past, but nothing is impossible. No animosity is to last forever just like no friendship will last forever Interview with Fareed Zakaria ) . Rouhani also interviewed on a Swiss TV channel (video). Met with Dutch’s FM , Mark Rutte (Dutch-UK Shell…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  International

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Conservative website  Alef is reporting that during the last visit by the Italian Foreign Minister Emma Benino in Tehran, she insisted on traveling in Iran without a hijab. According to protocol signed between Iran and other countries, all female diplomats are required to cover their heads…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  International

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A response to a Twitter account identified with the IRGC that tweeted “The Khalifa family (the Sunni royal family in Bahrain) halost its legitimacy on March 15, 2011, as foreign forcees entered the peninsula shield to protect  it.”  read  “and the Assad Family lost its legitimacy…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Military

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Based on the first step of Joint Plan of Action, the stockpile of 5% enriched uranium that is to be produced following implementation of the deal should not exceed the current volume as investigated by the IAEA inspectors recently. Based on the plan, Iran should change half of…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Military

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Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs and a senior negotiating team member Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said that “A secretariat has been established at the Foreign Ministry to follow up the agreements reached based on the joint action plan (Geneva agreement) in order to supervise…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Military

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Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi has denied having sent a letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei criticizing the Geneva deal. Salehi said: “I do not confirm the existence of this letter. Ask the Majlis member who said such things.”…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Military

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Akbar Shahriar and Mahmoud Reza Beizaei were “martyred” while “defending the Zaynab Shrine” in Damascus on January 20th. Another IRGC/Basij soldier was killed this week. (Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque in Damascus is one of the holiest places for Shiites and pilgrimage sites).” Zaynab was the third child of…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Economy

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Economy

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Iran’s oil exports showed modest gains in January for the third consecutive month, according to sources that track tanker movements, adding to signs that the easing of sanctions pressure on Tehran is facilitating the recovery of oil exports….

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Human rights activists say that in light of the Iranian regime’s refusal to allow human rights organization to operate and its prevention of free flow of information, this report is incomplete. Statistics reveal that in this past year, 1361644 human rights violations were reported in Iran,…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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The easing of sanctions did not lead to the definite release of Maryam Shafipour, Hossein Ronaghi, or Majid Tavakoli…others…  …

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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“A year ago I witnessed a double hanging in Iran & wrote this piece http://nyti.ms/1c3UV11  today UN reports executions continuing same speed”….

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Amir Sadegh Pour, Malihe Nakhei and Mahdi Faryabi were released today on bail but five others remain in prison. The prisoners are part of a group of IT experts who were arrested on the Narenji website. Mehdi Faryabi, works as a developer at KhorjinApp. His website…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Siavish Behman (Hassam Aladin Behman Abadi) was summoned for questioning at the revolutionary court in  Tehran to investigate the charges against him….

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Head of Iran’s Environment Protection Organization and Vice-President Masumeh Ebtekar said that the pre-Friday prayer sermon speech of January 17 was not cancelled because of her illness. “My speech for the pre-Friday sermon was prepared and I was totally ready for the speech. I did not have any…

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Thursday, 23 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Hamid Chitchian has joined the domestically developed social networking website “Chehreha va Mardom” (Faces and People) in order to “respond to his compatriots’ queries by having direct and informal contact”….

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