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Local news for Tehran, Iran continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World Briefs: Pakistan crash kills dozens

At least 42 people were killed Sunday morning in southern Pakistan after a bus slammed into a tractor-trailer in one of the worst traffic accidents in this country in recent years, officials and rescue workers said.

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9 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Report: Next Iran nuclear talks to be held in NY

EU Deputy Secretary General Helga Schmid, Vice President of the European Commission Catherine Margaret Ashton, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Mohammad Zarif, and Iranian ambassador to Austria Hassan Tajik attend the so-called EU 5+1 Talks with Iran at the UN headquarters in Vienna, on April 8, 2014.

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13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Rouhani: Iran's women not second-class citizens

A handout picture released on April 20, 2014 by the official website of the Iranian president show Iranian President Hassan Rowhani listening during a forum attended by members of Iran's female elite to mark Women's Day in Iran.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Tehran Times

Tehran slams U.S. ruling to sell Iranian million-dollar property

TEHRAN Iran has slammed the U.S. decision to sell an Iranian charity building in Manhattan, saying the move runs contrary to the realities on the ground and is void of credibility and legal validity.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Report: Iran's vice-president says row over heavy water nuclear reactor 'virtually resolved'

TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian state television is reporting that the Islamic Republic's vice-president is saying a dispute between world powers and the country over its heavy water reactor at Arak has been "virtually resolved."

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News9 Oklahoma City

Iran general urges Tehran to make new UN pick

All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tehran Times

Iran marks Armed Forces Day

TEHRAN Iran commemorated National Armed Forces Day on Friday at a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani and a number of high-ranking military officials.

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The Times of Israel

Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a joint press conference with his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev, after their meeting in Tehran, Iran, on April 9, 2014.

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Bellingham Herald

Iran airport gets an unlikely U.S. visitor, but no one seems to know why

A corporate jet with a small American flag decal on the tail, which arrived despite complex trade rules against doing business with Iran, at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, Iran, April 15, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Neatorama

What Is a Job That Exists Only in Your Country?

This question was recently posed at both Ask Reddit and Quora . Many of the responses are fascinating.

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Tehran Times

Iran's missile capabilities are non-negotiable: defense minister

TEHRAN Iran's missile program is non-negotiable and Tehran will not tolerate any suggestions in this regard, Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan told the Fars news agency in an interview published on Wednesday.

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Tehran Times

Iran says seeks close ties with Persian Gulf Arab states

TEHRAN Iran seeks to strengthen ties with Persian Gulf Arab states, Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Ali Abdollahi said during a meeting with Qatari Prime Minister Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani in Doha on Tuesday.

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The Times of Israel

Iranian parliament to mull vasectomy ban

Nearly 20 years after Iran introduced contraception measures to curb the country's then-rapid population growth, the Islamic Republic's parliament moved this week to discuss a ban on vasectomies and limitations on abortions in an attempt to raise a dwindling birth rate, The Guardian reported Tuesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

Rouhani: 'We Will Witness The Sanctions Shattering In The Coming Months'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani listens to World Economic Forum Executive Chairman during a meeting at the WEF in Davos on Jan. 22, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Voice of America

Iran Asks UN to Address US Refusal to Issue Envoy Visa

Hamid Aboutalebi, an Iranian diplomat, who was recently named as Iran's ambassador at the United Nations, speaks at his office in Tehran, Iran.

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Tehran Times

Iran says ready to help Azerbaijan meet its defense needs

TEHRAN Iran and neighboring Azerbaijan have similar views toward major regional and international issues, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan said in a meeting with his visiting Azeri counterpart Zakir Hasanov on Monday.

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CBS Local

Iran Changes Atlantic Ocean Naval Mission, Calls Back Warship Flotilla

Although not disclosing the cause for the Navy's change of plans, Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced through the semi-state run Fars News Agency that the country now plans to send an additional fleet of warships to the Atlantic.

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The Miami Herald

Iran official concerned for nuclear power plant

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tehran Times

Iran needs 50,000 centrifuges to fuel Bushehr power plant: nuclear chief

TEHRAN Iran's nuclear chief has said that Iran should have 50,000 first-generation centrifuge machines at the Natanz nuclear enrichment facility in order to be able to meet the Bushehr nuclear power plant's need for nuclear fuel.

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Payvand News of Iran

Water shortages threaten Tehran, other cities

Iran's Ministry of Power reports that Tehran is on the verge of a water shortage, saying: "Arak, Isfahan, Shiraz, Qazvin, Qom, Karaj, Kerman, Mashhad, Hamedan and Yazd are other cities that are now water-stressed."

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