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  1. Good news: Saudi Arabia's new king nearly 80-years-old, suffers with dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hot Air

    The longtime king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, passed away on Friday. But the death of the 90-year-old monarch didn't seem to come as much of a shock to the Saudi establishment.

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  2. Iran cities in big protests over Charlie HebdoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Peninsula

    Tens of thousands took to the streets in cities across Iran after Friday prayers to condemn French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. The biggest demonstrations were in cities other than Tehran, with state television showing large crowds angered at the depiction of the prophet.

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  3. Music ReviewTHE Front Porch Country Band Shines on "Here We Go Again"Read the original story

    Thursday | 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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  4. Iran escalates threats, vows to shower Israel with 'Shahab' missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Jerusalem Post

    Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second-in-command in the Revolutionary Guards, told Iranian state media on Thursday that his troops are capable of firing Shahab-3 missiles on Israel. Iranian clerics watch the firing of a Shahab-3 missile during a war game in a desert near the city of Qom.

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  5. Remnants of Assad's nuclear program are alive and well, under the control of Hezbollah and IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Jewish Press

    Note: This analysis takes on renewed significance in light of the Iranians' announcement this week that they intend to build two new nuclear reactors, and the Obama administration's insistence that such a clear expansion of the Iranian nuclear program does not constitute a violation of the Joint Plan of Action to "freeze" the program while its ultimate status is being negotiated. The facts on the ground are busy changing under our feet, with almost no notice by the Western media.

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  6. DEFC produces biopic on Persian scholar Jafar ShahidiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN The Documentary and Experimental Film Center has produced a biopic of Jafar Shahidi , an expert on Persian literature and a prominent Islamic historian. Directed by Manuchehr Moshiri, the biopic "And I Am the Diver and the Tavern Is the Sea" was screened at Tehran's Negarestan Garden on Wednesday, the Persian service of MNA reported on Friday.

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

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  8. Just Back: Touring IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | SFGate

    Jeff and Marilyn Riehl explore the narrow streets, still inhabited; mud-made houses; wind catchers; and monuments of the 800-year-old Fahadan Quarter of Yazd, Iran. Why we went: We wanted to learn about the history and architecture of ancient Iran and to get a feel for contemporary Iranian culture.

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  9. Art news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Tehran Times

    The book studies the history of Persian literature from the beginning to the Ghaznavid era , during which the Turkish dynasty ruled in Khorasan in northeastern Iran, Afghanistan and northern India. TEHRAN -- A Persian version of "Catechism of the Catholic Church", which was rendered by translators from the University of Religions and Denominations in Qom, has been unveiled at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

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  10. Iran nuclear talks in decisive phase: GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Daily Star

    BERLIN: No more deadlines must be missed in the Iran nuclear negotiations, which had entered "a decisive phase," Germany's foreign minister said Thursday, speaking at a meeting with his Iranian counterpart. "We must now use the newly opened time window, we must leave nothing undone to reach the solution that has eluded us in recent years," Frank-Walter Steinmeier said before the talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

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  11. Iran could resume nuclear enrichment if sanctions hiked : January 15, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Daily Times

    TEHRAN Some Iranian lawmakers are considering a push toward resuming unlimited uranium enrichment if the United States imposes new sanctions on Tehran amid negotiations on the country's nuclear programme, Speaker Ali Larijani said on Thursday. Iran and major world powers have given themselves until June to reach a comprehensive agreement that would prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear bomb in return for an easing of iron-clad global sanctions.

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

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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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  13. Farsi Catechism translation offers hope of dialogue in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | DFW Catholic

    ... the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. Sponsored by the University of Religions and Denominations of Qom, Iran, the idea behind the translation of Catholic texts into Farsi arose in a context of increased interreligious dialogue carried ...

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  14. Catechism translated into Farsi by Iranian scholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Catholic World News

    ... The translation was completed by three Iranian Muslim scholars at the University of Religions and Denominations in Qom, Iran, and includes an introduction by Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, the pontifical council's president. "When we began to study ...

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  15. Director of Cinema Organization of Iran meets ulama in QomRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Tehran Times

    Cinema Organization of Iran Director Hojjatolah Ayyubi has visited a number of ulama in Qom, which home to Iran's largest Islamic seminary. Islamic Seminaries of Iran Director Ayatollah Seyyed Hashem Hosseini Bushehri, Aemme-ye Athar Fiqh Center Director Ayatollah Mohammad-Javad Fazel Lankarani, and a number of teachers from the Qom Islamic Seminary were among those ulama that Ayyubi met.

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  16. Majidi says his film on Prophet Muhammad (S) seeks solidarity among MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Tehran Times

    Iranian director Majid Majidi said that his latest movie on the childhood of the Prophet Muhammad seeks solidarity among all Muslims. Speaking to the media on Wednesday on the set of "Muhammad " near the central Iranian city of Qom, Majidi made the remarks in response to Al-Azhar's efforts to halt the film's production.

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  17. Fajr Film Festival to open with "Muhammad (S)"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Tehran Times

    The 33rd Fajr Film Festival will open on February 1 in Tehran with Majid Majidi's "Muhammad ", which is about the childhood of the Prophet of Islam, Cinema Organization of Iran Director Hojjatollah Ayyubi said on Wednesday. He announced the news as he accompanied a large group of journalists, critics and correspondents of some TV channels in a visit to the set of "Muhammad " on location near the city of Qom.

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  18. Trading sanctions for ideals will not be accepted: Iran's Supreme LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Payvand News of Iran

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Iran should be immunized against sanctions and it is the only way to restrict the enemy's power. He described immunization of the country against sanctions as the "actual meaning" of the resistance economy and "the main responsibility" of the Iranian officials.

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  19. Trading sanctions for ideals will not be accepted: LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Tehran Times

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Iran should be immunized against sanctions and it is the only way to restrict the enemy's power. He described immunization of the country against sanctions as the "actual meaning" of the resistance economy and "the main responsibility" of the Iranian officials.

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  20. Iran and Iraq to host intl. seminar on common heritageRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN The Iranian cities of Tehran and Qom and the Iraqi cities of Najaf and Karbala will be hosting an international seminar on the common heritage of both countries in early March. The seminar will focus on the common heritage of the two countries with the central approach on culture, history, literature, art, science, religion and philosophy, director of the Research Department of Khorasan Razavi Islamic Ideology Dissemination Office said on Tuesday.

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