Thursday Jul 17
With oil sales clipped, Iran faces sliding iron ore exports
Iran's iron ore industry is in crisis because of low prices, a senior industry official said, with June exports the lowest in nearly two years and ore piling up at ports.
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Iran jails 8 youths for Facebook posts: reports
Access to social networks, including Twitter and Facebook, is routinely filtered by Iranian authorities, as are other websites considered un-Islamic or detrimental to the regime.
Iranian cleric detained in Saudi Arabia
NCR I - The Saudi police is holding an Iranian cleric in city of Medina for making provoking remarks.
Iranian authors to promote their latest offerings at Frankfurt Book Fair
TEHRAN The London-based Iranian publisher Candle and Fog invited three Iranian authors to promote English versions of their books at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, which will be held in Germany from October 8 to 12. "Democracy or DemoCrazy" by Seyyed Mehdi Shojaei, "The Big Clay Jar" by Hushang Moradi Kermani and "Redfish" by actress-turned-author ... (more)
Ebrahim Foruzesh to make TV adaptations of Moradi Kermani stories
TEHRAN Iranian director Ebrahim Foruzesh plans to make a TV series based on stories by Iranian children's book writer Hushang Moradi Kermani.
Over 2 tons of narcotics seized by police in southeastern Iran
The drug combat squads of IranESs police have seized more than 2,000 kilograms of illicit drugs in Kerman province in a single operation, a senior provincial commander announced on Monday, IRNA reported.
Drinking water shortage in Iran's East Azerbaijan Province at critical level
Drinking water and electricity shortage in Iran's East Azerbaijan Province has reached a critical level, the province's Governor Esmail Jabbarzadeh said, IRNA news agency reported on June 29. Jabbarzadeh instructed the crisis center to normalize the situation and provide the province's population with drinking water and electricity.