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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  International

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During an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, the Iranian president said,”Well, the people, when they say ‘Death to America!’ – do you know what they are really saying? What they mean to say relates to the aggressive policies of the U.S. and intervention and meddling by…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  International

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“Saturday afternoon, I wait at Zurich’s airport to fly to Iran via Frankfurt and I have an opportunity to write to you about the president and my visit to Switzerland and the Davos conference. Every year, 2500 important world leaders meet and discuss developments and plan…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  International

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  International

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Military

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“The White House version (of the implementation of the Joint Plan of Action) both underplays the concessions and overplays Iranian commitments… The White House tries to portray it as basically a dismantling of Iran’s nuclear program…That is the word they use time and again…If you find a…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Military

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Khamenei’s international affairs advisor Ali Akbar Velayati said that the nuclear negotiating  team should be given time to do their job, which he called “complicated and sensitive”. Velayati praised their efficient performance job that followed the “path set by the Supreme Leader”, taken steps in line…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Military

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Expediency Council’s Chairman Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani said “The Supreme Leader, both before and after the talks, approved of the negotiating team and its performance, adding that despite this, “some groups, incidentally claiming to be followers of the Supreme Leader, seek to discourage people on the daily basis.”…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Military

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IRGC Commander Mohammad Ali Jafari slammed Kerry’s remarks, and underlined that the Iranian nation will give the most crushing response to any possible aggression by the enemies “You could never understand the extent of the invasive capacity of Iran…Mr. Kerry must know that direct battle with…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Military

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Iran’s representative in the IAEA  Reza Najafi said that Iran had not received any proposal from the IAEA to open regional office in Tehran. “We believe that, given the scope of our nuclear activity, there is no need for the IAEA to open office in Tehran like…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Economy

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Bijan Namdar Zanganeh met foreign oil companies’ executives on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Zanganeh told Iran’s state-run TV “that we have arranged many plans to boost investment, enhance the recovery rate, technical activities and acquiring a deserved place in world markets, a…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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772 Iranian journalists have urged Rouhani to keep his election campaign promise and reopen the Association of Iranian Journalists. “We ask that you order the acceleration of the reopening of the Association of Iranian Journalists…We hope that the Association of Iranian Journalists will be reopened before your…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Omid Kokabee, a former graduate student in physics at the University of Texas who has been imprisoned since January 2011, has written in an open letter stating that he was being persecuted for refusing to cooperate with Iranian military projects related to nuclear applications. More: 1 …

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Human Rights

Sarang Ettehadi Ettehadi, a Baha’i citizen in Iran, shares the story of his conviction and sentencing in the Revolutionary Court in Iran.  …

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Human Rights

Over the weekend, prison guards and security offices at Rajai Shahr Prison erupted in violence in the political prisoners wing, conducting widespread searches. According to the report, the prisoners were imprisoned in a hall while their wing was searched, triggering protests by the political prisoners. The…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Domestic

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In the Majlis Budget Consolidation Committee (following U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry interview with Al Arabiya where he said if Iran resumes uranium enrichment beyond the 5% level that “all option are on the table),  Ali Larijani said “You heard Kerry’s remarks and saw his sabre-rattling against…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Domestic

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On the sidelines of the funeral service for martyr Akbar Shahriari, Hojatoleslam Shirazi, head of the  Supreme Leader’s representative in the IRGC Quds Forces, discussed the martyr’s status in society, saying that the martyr is a person who is cut off from the world, walks in…

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Monday, 27 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Rouhani tweets  : “No one will remain in jail or under [house] arrest forever”….

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