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  1. Iran: 115 executions in two weeksRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Scoop

    Following the wave of executions in different cities in Iran, the anti-human clerical regime sent another 30 prisoners to the gallows from April 22 to April 26. Nine prisoners were collectively hanged on April 22 in Vakil Abad prison in Shiraz. On April 23, sixteen other prisoners in Bandar Abbas, Kerman and Jiroft were executed.

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  2. Iran: Metal wall being built around Parliament raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iranian MPs have spoken out against the construction of a wall around the parliament building that began in March. The wall is meant as a security measure against protest gatherings.

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  3. Cleveland Museum of Art acquires rare imperial Persian tent visitors can enter like royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    By asking the right art dealer the right question at the right time, the Cleveland Museum of Art has acquired what it believes to be the only imperial Iranian tent in an American art museum. The tent, a legacy of the 19th-century Qajar Dynasty , is inscribed with the name of Muhammad Shah , who ruled from 1834 to 1848 over a territory slightly larger than present-day Iran that stretched into portions of present day present-day Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Armenia.

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  4. Obama Hints at Possible Compromise on Iran SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | News Max

    President Barack Obama is now saying sanctions on Iran could be lifted just after a deal concludes this summer on its nuclear capability, depending on whether they could be quickly reimposed if Tehran violates the agreement. "Our main concern here is making sure that if Iran doesn't abide by its agreement that we don't have to jump through a whole bunch of hoops in order to reinstate sanctions," Obama said during a Friday news conference, reports The Wall Street Journal.

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  5. Iran-U.S. differences over nuclear deal widenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    ... path ahead of us towards the final deal," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in the northern Iranian city of Rasht, Iran's Tasnim News Agency reported Thursday. But there seems to be an international "will" to conclude a deal, he said. Tuesday, ...

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  6. Sen. Kirk: United States, Allies, Must Not End Sanctions on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | News Max

    The United States and its negotiating partners must continue to use the threat of strong sanctions against Iran to prevent the country from moving on to increase its nuclear capabilities Sen. Mark Kirk, who co-authored the Senate's sanctions legislation, warned Saturday. "'Lately, Iran has tried to backtrack on the promises they made to President Obama," said the Republican Illinois lawmaker in Saturday's weekly GOP address.

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  7. Rouhani says 5+1 needs nuclear deal more than IranRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the 5+1 group of world countries involved in nuclear talks with Tehran need a nuclear agreement with Iran, even more than Tehran does. "We do not want to speak about not reaching an agreement; agreement is what everyone needs; of course the 5+1 group needs this agreement more than us," Rouhani told reporters in Rasht, Gilan province, on Thursday.

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  8. Teachers' silent protests held across Iran on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Payvand News of Iran

    Thousands of Iranian teachers gathered in silence in dozens of cities across the country in front of the ministry of education and governor's buildings on Thursday April 15. ILNA reports that among dozens of other cities, Tehran saw more than 1,000 teachers gather in front of the ministry of education and more than 300 in front of Parliament. The teachers want enough of a wage increase to make their pay commensurate with that of other public employees.

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  9. Iran nuclear talks to resume on April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Big News Network.com

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  10. Egypt, Saudi mull drills as pressure builds on Yemen rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | DefenceTalk News

    Saudi Arabia and Egypt are considering holding large-scale military exercises after launching air strikes on Yemeni rebels who have been slapped with a UN arms embargo and sanctions. In a possible sign the Saudi-led air campaign against the Shiite rebels might expand into a ground operation, Cairo said it and Riyadh were mulling the drills in Saudi Arabia with other Gulf countries participating.

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  11. President Rohani: Iran Not Negotiating With U.S. CongressRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iranian President Hassan Rohani says the Islamic republic is not negotiating with the U.S. Congress on a potential nuclear deal. "Our counterpart is not the U.S. Senate or the Congress, our counterpart is the group known as P5+1," Rohani said in an April 15 speech in the northern city of Rasht.

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  12. Iran Nuclear Talks to Resume Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Voice of America

    The head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi looks over papers before meetings at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 28, 2015 in Lausanne. The head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi looks over papers before meetings at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 28, 2015 in Lausanne.

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  13. Iran hinges nuclear deal on removal of all sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Portuguese foreign minister Rui Manchete and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif look each other during their meeting at Necessidades Palace in Lisbon, April 15, 2015. AFP/PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA ANKARA/DUBAI: Iran said Wednesday that it would only accept a deal over its contested nuclear program if world powers simultaneously lifted all sanctions imposed on it.

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  14. Rouhani Dismisses Possible Pressure from Congress on DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday dismissed pressure from the U.S. Congress over a preliminary deal on his country's nuclear program, The Associated Press reported. Speaking a day after the Senate Foreign Relations committee gave the green light to a bill that would give Congress the right to review a possible final agreement with Iran, Rouhani said that Tehran is dealing with world powers - not American lawmakers.

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  15. Rouhani dismisses Congress' say in dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Tehran was negotiating a comprehensive nuclear deal with world powers, not the U.S. Congress, and called a Senate committee's vote to give Congress the power to review any potential deal an American domestic matter. The Iranian leader, speaking in a televised speech in the northern Iranian city of Rasht, also repeated earlier statements that his country will not accept any comprehensive nuclear deal with world powers unless all sanctions imposed against it are lifted.

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  16. Iran: we negotiate with 'major powers', not with US CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Age

    Washington : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Tehran was negotiating a comprehensive nuclear deal with world powers, not the US Congress, and called a Senate committee's vote to give Congress the power to review any potential deal a domestic matter for the US. The Iranian leader, speaking in a televised speech in the northern Iranian city of Rasht, also repeated earlier statements that his country will not accept any comprehensive nuclear deal with world powers unless all sanctions imposed against it are lifted.

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  17. Iran president dismisses US Congress pressure over nuke dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In this Sunday, April 12, 2015 file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a ceremony to commemorate the late Khadijeh Saghafi, wife of late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, in Tehran, Iran. Rouhani has dismissed pressure from the U.S. Congress over a preliminary deal on Iran's nuclear program, saying that Tehran is dealing with world powers not American lawmakers.

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  18. What obstacles remain in ironing out a nuclear deal with Iran?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani delivers his speech in a public gathering in the city of Rasht during his tour to the northern province of Gilan, Iran, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday dismissed pressure from the U.S. Congress over a preliminary deal on Iran's nuclear program, saying that Tehran is dealing with world powers - not American lawmakers.

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  19. Nuclear deal depends on lifting of sanctions, says Iranian President Hassan RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him waving to the crowd after arriving in the northern city of Rasht on Wednesday. Photo - AFP/HO/Iranian Presidency Website ANKARA/DUBAI: Iran said on Wednesday it would only accept a deal over its nuclear programme if world powers simultaneously lifted all sanctions imposed on it.

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  20. Iran says nuclear deal depends on lifting of sanctions : April 16, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Daily Times

    ANKARA/DUBAI: Iran said on Wednesday it would only accept a deal over its contested nuclear programme if world powers simultaneously lifted all sanctions imposed on it. The comments by President Hassan Rouhani came the day after US President Barack Obama was forced to give Congress a say in any future accord - including the right to veto the lifting of sanctions imposed by US lawmakers.

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