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Azerbaijan is U.S. strategic partner

Azerbaijan is a strategic partner of the United States, said Samad Seyidov, MP and rector of the Azerbaijan University of Languages at a joint event with the U.S. embassy, dedicated to the opening of the Baku American Center after an overhaul. "Thanks to its position and policy, Azerbaijan can be an example for the countries in the region, as well as other countries," he added.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Express India

Iran won't shake America's 'dirty hands' in ISIS fight

A PIL is seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by Robert Vadra's firms. Summary Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that he had personally rejected an offer from United States for talks to fight ISIS.

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Azerbaijan to send note of protest to Spain

Azerbaijan will send a note of protest to Spain with regard to the adoption of a resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh by a local provincial government in Basque Country, an autonomous community in northern Spain, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Spain Altay Afandiyev told Trend Sept. 15. "The media reports on the adoption of a resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh by the Basque parliament are not quite accurate, the document was adopted not by the parliament, but at the level of local provincial government," he said.

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Azerbaijan studies Basque parliament's adoption of resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 15 By Seba Aghayeva Trend: Azerbaijani Embassy in Spain is examining the situation in the light of adoption of a resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh by the parliament of the Basque Country, an autonomous community in northern Spain.

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CBS News

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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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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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

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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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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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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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