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ISIS' brutality unites nations, but not enough

11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. PARIS -- Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- minus two of the main players and without any ground troops -- in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

TwinCities

Arab nations offer airstrikes on Islamic State, U.S. says

Several Arab nations have offered to launch airstrikes on the Islamic State militant group, lending an important boost to U.S. efforts to knit a broad coalition against the advancing extremists, according to a U.S. official. The nations have offered their help to the Iraqis, who are struggling to halt the group in the country's north and west, or directly to U.S. military officials, the American official said.

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Payvand News of Iran

Largest German university delegation visits Iran

The largest German university scientific delegation is visiting Iran to discuss mutual cooperation with Iranian universities, said Iranian Deputy Minister of Science for International Affairs Hossein Amoli. During the meeting, Caretaker of Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad-Ali Najafi and President of the German Academic Exchange Service, Prof.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

TrekEarth

Persepolis

Iran is one of the ancient cities steadily over the years, and the magnificent ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire during the reign of Iran. Building on the ancient city of Persepolis known that during the reign of Darius, Xerxes and Artaxerxes was built for about 50 years, the central ritual ceremonies and celebrations especially New Year's.

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Groong

New York Times Betrays Its Own Investigation And Gets It Wrong On Karabakh

NEW YORK TIMES BETRAYS ITS OWN INVESTIGATION AND GETS IT WRONG ON KARABAKH Thursday, September 11th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/126891/new-york-times-betrays-its-own-investigation-and-gets-it-wrong-on-karabakh/ Screengrab from the New York Times BY ARA KHACHATOURIAN A mere two days after publishing an expansive and informative expose about foreign powers buying influence with US-based think tanks to affect US policy, The New York Times published a sloppy article by long-time Azerbaijani collaborator, Brenda Shaffer, who by using official Baku's vernacular sounds the alarm for supposed plans by Russia to engineer another "land grab" in the region--this time in Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Missing Angelika Peters returns to family home SEVEN days after disappearance

Syria and Iran warn Obama that he could trigger the 'first sparks of fire' in the Middle East with vow to bomb ISIS in Syria A Melbourne woman with a severe latex allergy who has been missing for a week has finally returned to her family. Angelika Peters was last seen last seven days ago when she kissed her husband goodbye in their Ascot Vale home - in the Victorian capital's inner city - before he went to work.

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The Star Online

Najib on first official visit to Azerbaijan

BAKU : Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has left for his first official visit to Azerbaijan at the invitation of President Ilham Aliyev. He is accompanied by his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.

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Reuters

Trip Tips: In summer, Iranians cool off at 'jeweled plains'

For those who prefer to bundle up rather than strip down in summer, Iran's highland pastures offer something cooler than the usual coastal retreats. Javaher Dasht, which translates as "jeweled plains," is 2,000 m above the Caspian Sea in Gilan province.

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State Department

Public Schedule: September 11 - Thursday

DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY Secretary Kerry is on travel to Jeddah, Saudia Arabia. He is accompanied by Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel, Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson, Near Eastern Affairs Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran Brett McGurk, National Security Council Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, and the Gulf States Robert Malley, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS.

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Trend

Azerbaijan mulls military-technical cooperation with France, Russia

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov received the representative of the French General Directorate for Armament International Development Directorate Major General Jean Christophe Noureau on Sept. 11 at the Baku Expo Center.

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Tehran Times

Australian ambassador praises Tehran municipality's achievements

TEHRAN The Australian ambassador to Iran has lauded efforts taken by the Tehran municipality to promote urban infrastructure, including subway system, parks, and highways. Tehran is a very large, growing, and developing city and Australia is keen to develop the activities of its embassy in Tehran to show the friendly relations between the two countries, Ambassador Foley said.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Trend

Azerbaijani president receives Israeli defense minister with delegation

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by Defense Minister of Israel Moshe Ya'alon, who is visiting Baku to attend the first Azerbaijan International Defense Industry Exhibition - ADEX2014.

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Tehran Times

Tehran embassy censures anti-Iran gathering in Baku

TEHRAN The Iranian embassy in the Republic of Azerbaijan has censured a recent anti-Iran meeting by a separatist cell in Baku, saying Iran would take legal actions against such moves. In a statement released on Monday, the embassy underlined that certain people, who have served the interests of the enemies of Iran and Azerbaijan for years, have now targeted the friendly relations between the two brotherly countries.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

American Library Association

Newsmaker: Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi is the author of the acclaimed graphic novel Persepolis and director of the film adaptation, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2008. The novel-banned at a Chicago high school in 2013-follows her life as a child in Tehran during the Iranian Revolution, and subsequent teenage years in Europe.

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Trend

Iranian province head visits Azerbaijan

Head of Iran's Razavi Khorasan Province Ali Reza Rashidian is on a three-day visit to Azerbaijani capital of Baku. Speaking on his visit, Rashidian said he is visiting Baku to discuss the strengthening of bilateral relations as well as the agreements reached during Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's visit to Iran.

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Trend

Turkish PM to visit Azerbaijan

Before visiting Baku, Turkey's newly elected prime minister will pay a visit to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus on Sept.16. Davutoglu is expected to attend the ceremony marking the start of the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion project to be held on the 20th anniversary of signing of the Contract of the Century on Sept.20.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Groong

Austria ready to contribute to peaceful settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, minister

Austria ready to contribute to peaceful settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, minister YEREVAN, September 8. / ARKA /. Austria is ready to contribute to a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Austria's visiting foreign minister Sebastian Kurtz said today during a joint press conference with Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian.

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The Fresno Bee

New Iraqi government named, but parliament delays vote on 2 ministers

The candidate to run the Interior Ministry is the head of a Shiite Muslim militia with close ties to Iran whose appointment is likely to be viewed with suspicion by Iraq’s Sunni Muslims. The delay in approving Abadi’s candidates for interior and defense dampened what should have been a triumphant accomplishment, the formation of a government after three chaotic months that saw Islamist extremists take over as much as half of the country.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenia Raps NATO For 'Pro-Azeri' Statement

Armenia -- Foreign Ministers Sebastian Kurz of Austria and Edward Nalbandian of Armenia at a press conference in Yerevan, 8Sep2014. Armenia on Monday criticized NATO for again backing Azerbaijan's territorial integrity in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and not explicitly acknowledging the Karabakh Armenians' right to self-determination.

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Trend

Iranian president to arrive in Astana

The first official visit of the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani to Kazakhstan takes place Sept.8, the Iranian embassy in Astana told Trend. The Iranian President arrives at the invitation of the Kazakh leader Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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