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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  International

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“With Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary General, visiting Iran as head of a group of former global leaders-the Elders“…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  International

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been received by  first vice president Eshaq Jahangiri. Iran’s ambassador to Turkey Alireza Bigdeli said that “the Turkish delegation includes the Turkish Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, Economy Minister, Culture Minister and Development Minister who is also the Iran-Turkey Joint…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  International

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Morteza Sarmadi discussed Iran’s foreign policy strategy and emphasized that the Iranian government seeks ties with all countries. According to Sarmadi, for a brief period of time, Iran’s international behavior imposed an unusual situation (Ahmadinejad’s presidency) on Iran’s foreign policy system but the new government, in…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  International

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In a Fars News editorial on Syria, political science lecturer at Tehran University Dr. Mustafa Malqutian claims that the more time that passes, “the terrorists in Syria and their supporters are trapped in an even larger crisis.” According to Malqutian, many believe that their recent multiple…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  International

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At a joint press conference with Iranian Majlis Chairman Ali Larijani and president of the South Korean parliament, Larijani welcomed the South Korean delegation on its visit to Iran and added that in the preliminary talks, the two discussed development of political and commercial ties between…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  International

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Negar Mortazavi joined The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) as Director of Persian & New Media…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Military

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Atomic Energy Organization of Iran  (AEOI)  spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi  said that the IAEA inspectors has visited the Gachin mine in southern province of Hormozagan. He added that “the inspectors will leave Tehran (January 29) having carried out their ‘managed’ visits of the Gachin mine…The inspectors are…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Military

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According to the president of the nonpartisan Institute for Science and International Security David Albright’s new report, “The interim nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will allow Tehran to continue far more research and development on centrifuges to enrich uranium than has been publicly recognized….

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Military

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US President Barack Obama State of the Union 2014 speech: (of all foreign policy topics), Obama spends most words on Iran: …”And it is American diplomacy, backed by pressure, that has halted the progress of Iran’s nuclear program – and rolled parts of that program back…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Military

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Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Igor Ivanov met with the Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as well as with Majlis speaker Larijani. Ivanov exchanged views on regional developments, particularly the Syrian…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Military

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Twitter and Facebook accounts affiliated with IRGC claimed in an “urgent” post that Iranian Army Air Force (IRIAF) (Lockheed) P-3 (Orion) came near to a USS aircraft carrier in the Sea of Oman and took some pictures without drawing the carrier soldiers’ attention.  …

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Economy

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During a meeting with Tehran Chamber of Commerce representatives, Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs and senior nuclear negotiating team member Seyyed Abbas Araqchi  said that according to Geneva deal, banks in Japan, South Korea, and Switzerland would carry out the transactions in a…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Economy

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Khamenei’s representative in the IRGC Hojat al-Islam Ali Saeedi  said: “the IRGC’s construction arm  Khatam al-Anbia and its many subsidiaries has and will continue to limit their projects, aiming to turn over its national projects to the private sector that has the capacity to handle them.”…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) released a Persian version of its November report “Denied Identity: Human Rights Abuses against Iran’s LGBT Community”—an in-depth examination of the treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Part of the…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Human Rights

The parents of Wahid Banani broke their two-year silence in an interview with ex-pat Iranian reporter Masih Alinejad. The parents said that the court ruled that their son’s murder was not intentional.  …

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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5 unidentified people were hanged in Orumieh prison. 7 people convicted of drug possession & trafficking were hanged in Ghezelhesar prison on Monday morning. One drug trafficker was executed in Qazvin photos (Graphic!!)…

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Human Rights

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Domestic

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“an awaken nation does not care about opponents and oppositions”….

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014  /  Domestic

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Barred from the screen during the past 8 years for bearing resemblance to former president Ahmadinejad….

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