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  1. Iran: The revolution is overRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Economist

    TALKS to curb Iran's nuclear programme have less than a month to run. Even now, after 12 years of sporadic argument, Iran insists that it wants civilian nuclear power and not a bomb.

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  2. Religion: Take it or leave itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Economist

    BY LAW, ALL public buildings in Iran must have prayer rooms. But travelling around the country you will find few shoes at prayer time outside these rooms in bus stations, office buildings and shopping centres.

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  3. Iran's Ballistic Missile ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2012 | CFR.org

    U.S. President Barack Obama cited the rising threat of Iran's ballistic missile program as a key driver in his decision to alter course on a Bush-era missile shield for Europe. Tehran's arsenal is now " capable of reaching Europe ," the president said in September 2009.

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  4. Religion and Politics in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2012 | CFR.org

    ... by the majority of senior ayatollahs in Iran." But the concept found an audience among young revolutionaries in Qom, Iran's religious center, and formed the theoretical backbone of the movement that would later demand the overthrow of the Pahlavi ...

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  5. Profile: Hassan NasrallahRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2010 | CFR.org

    ... commander. In 1987, during a lull in the violence, Nasrallah resumed his religious studies at a seminary in Qom, Iran, but when hostilities resumed in 1989, he returned to Lebanon. By that time, a rift was emerging among Hezbollah's leadership ...

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  6. Iran's Nuclear ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2010 | CFR.org

    Iran's leaders have worked to pursue nuclear energy technology since the 1950s, spurred by the launch of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace program. It made steady progress, with Western help, through the early 1970s.

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  7. Muqtada al-SadrRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2008 | CFR.org

    Muqtada al-Sadr is a young, fiercely anti-American messianic cleric and the head of the Mahdi Army, an armed militia that has waged an intermittent insurgency against U.S. and Iraqi forces. Virtually unknown before the collapse of Saddam Hussein's government in 2003, Sadr has since emerged as one of the most important Shiite leaders in the country.

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  8. Make My DayCANADIAN Man Sues Over his Service 'Dog'Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2009 | American Reporter

    The President has already met with his top military and civilian defense advisors and has ordered a surge in U.S. troop deployment in Afghanistan, so what I have to say to him is too late to make much difference. After months of deliberation, another 30,000 troops are on their way to a nation that in the space of a decade has become a fractured pawn in the game that Islamic extremists play.

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  9. What does tourism development promise to Iran?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 27 Trend: The sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear program in the recent years, in particular, prohibiting the sale of oil and oil products, forced Tehran to take certain actions to eliminate the dependence of the economy on oil revenues. The actions are taken to reduce Iran's economic dependence on oil revenues and to increase non-oil exports as part of the "Economy of resistance" strategy to neutralize the effect of sanctions.

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  10. Death of a Hanging MullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Wall Street Journal

    The Iranian regime last week lost one of its leading clerical authorities. Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi-Kani died while in a months-long coma on Tuesday, at age 83. He was one of many cruel figures catapulted to power by Iran's 1979 revolution-a Shiite Torquemada who oversaw the Islamic Republic's early orgies of bloodletting, and who engineered the regime's crackdown against religious minorities.

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  11. Syrian girl stoned by father & ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Daily Kos

    Warning: the video shows a Syrian father repeatedly refusing his daughter's pleas for forgiveness, then joining what appears to be an Imam and others affiliated with ISIS in stoning his daughter to death, allegedly for 'adultery.' It is graphic, stomach-churning and horrifying.

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  12. Assembly of Experts chairman passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN The chairman of Iran's Assembly of Experts, Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani, passed away at Bahman Hospital in Tehran on Tuesday at the age of 83. Ayatollah Mahdavi Kani had been hospitalized after a heart attack since early June and after being transferred to the hospital, he fell into a coma. In a message Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei expressed his condolences on the demise of the chairman of the Assembly of Experts.

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  13. Iran says lower oil prices a new tactic to undermine its economyRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Reuters

    Iran has accused fellow Muslim countries in the Middle East of plotting with the West to bring down oil prices as a tactic to further undermine its sanctions-hit economy. With oil losing a quarter of its value since June, President Hassan Rouhani's administration has been scrambling for alternative sources of income to meet its forecast for revenue in the current budget based on an oil price of $100/barrel.

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  14. Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Los Angeles Times

    A satellite image from 2009 shows a facility under construction inside a mountain northeast of Qom, Iran. Analysts say it is the location of a centrifuge facility.

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  15. Iran scholars, associations deplore 'medieval' death verdict on Saudi clericRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iranian grand ayatollahs and associations have deplored death sentence against Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent Saudi Arabian Shia cleric. "Saudi Arabia should know that if it makes such a move, it will face hatred and anger of the entire Shia community and freedom-seeking Sunnis, and will also pay a heavy price," the ayatollah said in the shrine city of Qom.

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  16. Iran scholars, associations deplore - medieval' death verdict on Saudi clericRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Tehran Times

    Iranian grand ayatollahs and associations have deplored death sentence against Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent Saudi Arabian Shia cleric. "Saudi Arabia should know that if it makes such a move, it will face hatred and anger of the entire Shia community and freedom-seeking Sunnis, and will also pay a heavy price," the ayatollah said in the shrine city of Qom.

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  17. Make My DayCANADIAN Man Sues Over his Service 'Dog'Read the original story

    Dec 3, 2009 | American Reporter

    The President has already met with his top military and civilian defense advisors and has ordered a surge in U.S. troop deployment in Afghanistan, so what I have to say to him is too late to make much difference. After months of deliberation, another 30,000 troops are on their way to a nation that in the space of a decade has become a fractured pawn in the game that Islamic extremists play.

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  18. Iran's metros will lead to petrol consumption drop of 680m liters: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Payvand News of Iran

    The development of the metro systems of Iran's major cities is expected to increase the number of journeys from 880 million to 2.8 billion per year in the next 10 years, according to Iranian Fuel Conservation Company Managing Director Mohammad Mehdi Rahmati. The Oil Ministry development plan, which aims to reduce petrol consumption by 680 million liters, is expected to be studied and further evaluated by the High Council for Economic Affairs, Rahmati said on Tuesday.

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  19. Iran's metros will lead to petrol consumption drop of 680m liters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN The development of the metro systems of Iran's major cities is expected to increase the number of journeys from 880 million to 2.8 billion per year in the next 10 years, according to Iranian Fuel Conservation Company Managing Director Mohammad Mehdi Rahmati. The Oil Ministry development plan, which aims to reduce petrol consumption by 680 million liters, is expected to be studied and further evaluated by the High Council for Economic Affairs, Rahmati said on Tuesday.

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  20. Yemen changes hands. Will an Iranian stronghold emerge near the entrance to the Red Sea?Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Enter Stage Right

    This past month, Sana'a, the capital of Yemen, was transformed. September 26 was supposed to mark the 52nd anniversary of the 1962 revolution that toppled - after an eight-year bloody civil war - the Zaydi Imam Muhammad el-Badr.

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