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Moderation is best for society: Rafsanjani
TEHRAN Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that measures should be taken that help create a balanced society and lifestyle in Iran. If people adhere to the principles of moderation, there will be a serene, balanced, and growing society, Ayatollah Rafsanjani said at a meeting in Mashhad on Sunday, the Mehr News Agency reported.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
The Washington Post
Free and Easy: H Street Festival, DC Shorts animated showcase, ZooFiesta
Accompanied by instrumentalists from the Concert Band, this 29-member choral group will perform portions of several popular operas, including Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" and Mozart's "Don Giovanni" and "The Magic Flute." As part of the DC Shorts film festival, several animated films will be screened, including "Yearbook," a short about a man who is asked to document the apocalypse, and "Foxed!," about a little girl who is kidnapped by a group of foxes.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
Iran's supreme leader undergoes prostate surgery
Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei successfully underwent prostate surgery it was announced Monday, in an unprecedented public statement about his health, which has long been the subject of speculation. The 75-year-old cleric, who has ruled since the death of the Islamic republic's founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1989, had a routine operation, according to IRNA, Iran's official news agency.
Administration to fight corruption with no fear: Rouhani
TEHRAN Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he and his administration "fear no one and no power in their fight against corruption". President Rouhani made the remarks in a meeting with scholars and academics in the city of Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, on Sunday.
U.S. using ISIL as pretext to divide Muslims: Army commander
TEHRAN The United States is using ISIL terrorists as a pretext to sow discord among Muslims, the commander of the Iranian Army says. "Today, proxy wars are the most important threat to the region and to the entire world.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Iran has taken big steps for regional security: Rouhani
President Rouhani made the remarks while addressing a huge gathering of well-wishers in Imam Reza's shrine in the city of Mashhad, the capital of Khorasan Razavi province, on Saturday. "Our region is now through difficult times.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Mashhad as major tourism hub in Iran
He reported that Mashahd welcomed 1.6 million visitors from has created the opportunity to introduce this city as an epicenter of halal tourism in the region." "At present, a management model is being observed in tourism organization, and the organization is seeking to increase public formations and downsize governmental institutions," he maintained, "the world's revenue for tourism, entertainment and leisure is derives from visitors' traveling to other countries."
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Defense minister: Iran supporting worldESs freedom-seekers
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan voiced IranESs support for the freedom-seeking states of the world, IRNA reported. ESSupporting the freedom-seeking and resistant countries of the world against the arrogant powers is important and strategic policy of Iran at an international level,ES Dehqan said addressing a ceremony in the holy city of Mashhad on Thursday evening.
Intense explosion damages 13 residential building in Iran
An explosion in a 2-story residential building in Iranian north eastern city of Mashahd on Sept. 4 damaged 12 neighboring residences.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
How to make cut flowers last longer
Flowers are a wonderful addition to any home; a vase of flowers in the room adds elegance but also makes people happier.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Quake shakes Sabzevar in Razavi province
An earthquake measuring 3.5 on Richter scale jolted Sabzevar in eastern province of Khorasan Razavi on Sunday early morning, IRNA reported.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Monday, September 1.
1961 - United Nations breaks off relations with the Katanga government in Congo, as heavy fighting in Elizabethville and Jadotville result from a U.N. attempt to arrest members of the government.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cut flowers last longer with silver nanotechnology
Once cut and dunked in a vase of water, flowers are susceptible to bacterial growth that shortens the length of time one has to enjoy the blooms.