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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  International

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In the conference hall of Fars News Agency, a ceremony took place marking the launch of the book “The Zionist Lobby in Spain” by Manuel Galiana Ros that was translated into Farsi by Rasul Godrezi and Saeed Motin. The ceremony was attended by the author and…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Military

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150 Majlis members sent a letter addressed to the Majlis speaker Ali Larijani requesting that he provide a detailed draft of the Geneva agreement signed by Iran and the 5+1 in November 24, 2013. Mohammad Soleymani said that the letter urged Larijani to take the necessary…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Military

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Many shouted and screamed and mentioned it as a natural site, and ultimately sealed by Western powers You who wished to get the bomb Your inalienable right is shut Your religion is evil and your voice is The voice of wild animals Though you do look…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Military

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Mohammad Reza Naqdi met with the family of martyr Haj Rasul Hidari, who was killed in the Bosnian war, praising Hidari during the Iran-Iraq War and then in the Bosnian war. Naqdi said that at the time, when preparations were made to send (IRGC/Basij) forces to…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Economy

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In an interview with Entekhab News Agency that was also published on his official website, Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani was asked about the involvement of military entities in the economy. Rafsanjani answered: our constitution clearly states that during peaceful times, military forces should not be kept in…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Economy

Bijan Zanganeh met with Senegal’s Foreign Minister, and the two emphasized the need for economic development between the two countries. The Senegalese FM, who visited Iran as head of a delegation, met with Iran’s Oil Minister, who expressed full willingness of the private and government sectors…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Economy

The unemployment rate of women between the ages of 15-24 hit a nine-year high this past summer, reaching 46%….

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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In a speech marking World Human Rights Day at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran University professor, writer and senior political analyst Sadegh Zibakalam said that since the Revolution, several irreconcilable rifts formed between Iran and the West, one of which is the ever increasing confrontation on human…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Baha’i Tolou Golkar, a Tehran resident, was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of conspiring with the Baha’i virtual university. Over ten Baha’is are serving prison sentences on charges of conspiring with the virtual university….

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Daughter of Mohammadreza Pourshajari said that her father was opposing removal to a hospital for the sixth time, pleading before prison authorities that in the five previous times, they removed him to hospital only on Wednesdays, when specialists are not on call in the hospital, leading…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Human Rights

In the third year of their imprisonment, the Gonabad Dervishes prisoners of Wing 350 of Evin Prison filed a second complaint against Judge Salavati with a special judiciary court. The charges being made against Judge Salavati, who is known for his harshness towards political prisoners, include…

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Friday, 24 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Managing Director of the Board of Informal and Non-governmental Education in the Ministry of Science said that single-gender universities would receive preference in obtaining licenses, adding that the granting of authorizations to non-governmental institutions next year would be reviewed on a case by case basis but…

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