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

    13 hrs ago | 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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  3. Assembly of Experts chairman passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  4. Iran says lower oil prices a new tactic to undermine its economyRead the original story

    Tuesday | 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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  5. Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  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. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Iran criticizes Pakistan over inability to secure borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Tehran Times

    On Wednesday and Thursday, four Iranian police officers were killed in two attacks by terrorist groups in the southeastern town of Saravan, near the border with Pakistan. Raisi condemned the attacks and called on the Iranian Foreign Ministry to use diplomatic channels to pursue the issue in order to prevent such terrorist attacks on the country's law enforcement forces.

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  14. Suspected US drone strike kills 2 in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Washington Examiner

    A suspected U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan near its border with Pakistan killed two people, Pakistani intelligence said Saturday, as a Taliban suicide bomber killed a police officer in the country's south. The drone strike struck near Margha, across the border from Pakistan's Datta Khel, a town in the North Waziristan tribal area where the U.S. has carried out previous drone attacks targeting militants, the officials said. 1 comment

  15. Iran's Troops Get New ISIS War OrdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | TheDailyBeast.com

    The last time Iranian and American forces were in Iraq, the two sides quietly fought each other. Now Iran's Quds Force officers in Iraq are purposely leaving the Americans alone.

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  16. Iran to increase capacity of Sarajeh gas storage facility by 5 mcmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Today.Az

    Managing Director of Iran's Natural Gas Storage Company Masoud Samivand said that storage capacity of Sarajeh gas storage facility, located in central Qom province, will reach 15 million cubic meters per day in the next 12 months. "The facility's current storage capacity is around 10 million cubic meters per day," Samivand said, Iran's IRNA news agency reported on October 3. He went on to note that the project aims to increase Iran's ability to pump more gas out of storage facilities in winter.

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  17. Woman jailed over volleyball game goes on hunger strike in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | AlertNet

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  18. Iranian-British woman, jailed for bid to watch men's volleyball, goes on hunger strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | AlertNet

    Women stand in line to vote during the Iranian presidential election at a mosque in Qom, 120 km south of Tehran June 14, 2013. REUTERS/Fars News/Mohammad Akhlagi DUBAI, Oct 5 - An Iranian-British woman has gone on hunger strike in prison in Tehran to protest against her arrest for trying to watch a men's volleyball game, the opposition website Kalame reported on Sunday.

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  19. Guest commentary: From the Taliban to ISIS and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Inside Bay Area

    For several years, anti-terrorism experts and the press focused their criticism and concern on the militant Islamists referred to as the Mujahideen, then on the radical Islamist movement known as al-Qaida and the Iran-backed militia referred to as Hezbollah. Then came ISIS, and now the al-Qaida-related group referred to as Khorasan.

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  20. 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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