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  1. No, Iran is not Nazi GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Alan Elsner, a former Reuters journalist and author, is Vice President for Communications at J Street, a pro-Israel, pro-peace advocacy group. He is the author of four books including two novels.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Iranian Cleric Says 'Final Steps' Being Taken In Nuclear TalksRead the original story

    Sunday | Juan Cole

    Tehran's provisional Friday Prayers leader says the "final steps" are being taken in Iran's talks with six global powers aimed at reaching an agreement curbing Tehran's disputed nuclear program. Speaking to worshippers in the Iranian capital, Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi praised President Hassan Rohani for his management of the talks.

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  4. Why Netanyahu's Speech Matters Matthew Continetti 7 hours ago The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | National Review Online

    The White House knows it. That is why President Obama does not want to subject an agreement to congressional approval, why critics of the deal are dismissed as warmongers, and why the president, his secretary of state, and his national-security adviser have spent several weeks demonizing the prime minister of Israel for having the temerity to accept an invitation by the U.S. Congress to deliver a speech on a subject of existential import for his small country.

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  5. Iran not to allow enemies to use tool of sanctions in talks: RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted that the country's officials "seek to take away the tool of sanctions from the enemy through negotiations because sanctions are unjust, cruel and in contravention of human rights," reaffirming that "talks are the best way" to put an end to the Iranian nuclear standoff with the West. Addressing reporters in the central Iranian city of Qom on Thursday, Rouhani also added that the U.S. should take the necessary steps to correct the wrong steps it has taken in Iran's nuclear talks.

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  6. Iran Launches 2.4 Billion Euro High-Speed Rail ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Payvand News of Iran

    The construction of a high-speed railway, extending about 400 kilometers from Tehran to Isfahan, started on Wednesday. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially launched the project during a visit to the city of Qom, which is located between Tehran and Isfahan.

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  7. Iran plans to become world's hub for Halal tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Today.Az

    With the rise of numbers of tourists visiting Iran, the Islamic country plans to transform itself into the world's hub for Halal tourism, catering directly to Muslim families. Massoud Soltanifar, Vice President and head of the Cultural Heritage Organization said his government plans to expand Halal tourism and attract an anticipated 10-15 million visitors to Iran every year, Press TV reported.

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  8. Rebels pose threat to nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sunday Herald

    Two issues of late have only served to further sour relations between the two leaders. The first was summed up by Susan E. Rice, President Obama's national security adviser who called Netanyahu's plans to address a joint meeting of Congress next week just a fortnight before the Israeli elections, as "destructive" to the fabric of US - Israeli relations.

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  9. Iran adviser blames extremists for abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Star

    A handout photo provided by the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him praying at the Massoumeh holy shrine in the religious Shiite Muslim city of Qom, some 130 kilometres south of the capital Tehran on February 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO/HO/IRANIAN PRESIDENCY TEHRAN: An adviser to the Iranian president has admitted human rights violations are being committed in the Islamic Republic, blaming them on "extremist" members of the regime, newspapers reported Thursday.

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  10. Back on track? Iran launches $2.7bn high-speed rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Al Bawaba

    Iran has started work on its a 2.4 billion high-speed railway network, which will extend about 400 km from capital Tehran to the city of Isfahan, said a report. The railway line is being built by China Railway Engineering Corporation in co-operation with Iran's Khatam Al Anbia Construction.

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  11. Iranian military chief threatens to 'wipe Tel Aviv off the map'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Jerusalem Post

    General Mustafa Yazdi, the assistant chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, warned that "Iran will flatten Tel Aviv and Haifa if Israel perpetrates an attack on our country." 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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  12. Nuclear Deal Could Increase Pressure On RohaniRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Payvand News of Iran

    The possibility of a nuclear deal between Iran and global powers is the subject of much debate in the Islamic republic. The discussions appear to reflect some degree of optimism that a deal will be reached despite the looming March 31 deadline for a political framework and the June 30 cutoff date for a permanent agreement.

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  13. Kerry slams Netanyahu for opposing Iran nuclear talksRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Xinhuanet

    Israel i Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might be wrong in opposing the ongoing nuclear talks between world powers and Iran , U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday. "We won't take a backseat to anybody in our commitment to the state of Israel, but he may have a judgment that just may not be correct here," Kerry said before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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  14. In holy city, Iran's Rouhani seeks clergy's backing for nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Jerusalem Post

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited the holy city of Qom on Wednesday to appeal to its clergy, religious students and laypeople to back his efforts to strike a deal with major powers over the country's disputed nuclear program. Iran is in the middle of sensitive negotiations with the United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany about its nuclear program.

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  15. Iran launches 2.4b high-speed rail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Tehran Times

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially launched the project during a visit to the city of Qom, which is located between Tehran and Isfahan. The railway is projected to be built over the course of four years at a cost of 2.4 billion.

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  16. Iranian military drill targets mock US carrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Times of Israel

    This image taken from Iranian state TV, shows footage of damage to a mock US aircraft carrier during large-scale naval and air defense drills by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. The drill, named Great Prophet 9, was the first to involve a replica of a US carrier.

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  17. Rouhani seeks clergy support in Iran's holy cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Star

    A handout photo provided by the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him praying at the Massoumeh holy shrine in the religious Shiite Muslim city of Qom, some 130 kilometres south of the capital Tehran on February 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO/HO/IRANIAN PRESIDENCY TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, as decision time looms for a nuclear deal with world powers, sought Wednesday to win the support of the religious community at the "backbone" of the Islamic republic.

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  18. Sanctions removal should be outcome of Iran n-deal: RouhaniRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Nerve News

    The outcome of a potential nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers over Tehran's nuclear issue should be removal of oppressive and illegal sanctions against the country, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday. The other party in negotiations should know that the talks should end and the negotiations should result in the removal of all the oppressive and illegal sanctions against the country, Xinhua news agency quoted Rouhani as telling a crowd in the religious city of Qom, south of capital Tehran.

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  19. What an Iran nuclear deal could look likeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Yahoo!

    With the clock ticking down to a third, perhaps final deadline for a deal to rein in Iran's nuclear program, top diplomats are ramping up efforts to pin down details. US Secretary of State John Kerry met twice in Geneva with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday and Monday, and could join fresh talks planned next week in Switzerland, US officials said.

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  20. High-Level U.S. And Iran Nuclear Talks ResumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Switched

    High-level nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran resumed in Geneva on Monday as both sides work through technical and political differences to come up with an initial deal by a March 31 deadline. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, as well as U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Iran's atomic nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi met for a second day following a two-hour meeting on Sunday.

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