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  1. Beset by hardship, Iranians losing hope for futureRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Reuters

    As prices of food, water and electricity rise further beyond reach, struggling Iranians are losing belief in their pragmatic president and his promise of a brighter future. The country has been hit by the double hammer blows of persisting Western sanctions over its nuclear activities and plunging oil prices - but its leaders tell the people that adversity will make them stronger.

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  2. Lashai: Versatile Iranian painterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Tehran Times

    Farideh Lashai was a prolific contemporary Iranian artist whose oeuvre reveals a seamless combination of Eastern culture with her own rendering of European literature. Her paintings, according to some experts, represent an amalgam of various artistic schools, to be exact: the worldly, sophisticated view of nature visible in the works of northern European artists since the seventeenth century, the formal tradition begun by Paul Czanne that emphasizes the concrete solidity of color, the other formal tradition that stresses line and mixed colors and unpredictable forms, and, ultimately, the traditions of Far Eastern painting.

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  3. Iranian official: West has abandoned the possibility of any military action against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Jerusalem Post

    A senior Iranian official claimed Sunday that Tehran's enemies have abandoned the possibility of military action against the Iskamic Republic. Addressing a crowd in the northern city of Rasht, the Public Relations Department General of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, General Ramezan Sharif, declared that "the enemy has grown disappointed at military confrontation with the Islamic Republic and has now resorted to a clash of wills, views and insights to change the Iranian nation's behavior," Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency reported.

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  4. Ambassador: North - South corridor project paves way to the CIS countriesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Groong

    Ambassador: North - South corridor project paves way to the CIS countries Political Desk On Line: 09 January 2015 09:57 In Print: Saturday 10 January 2015 Baku. 7 January.

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  5. An Iranian family divided by revolution reunitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | The Times of Israel

    The ringing telephone that awakened David Rashti early one morning brought with it a jolt the Los Angeles-area resident couldn't have anticipated. The caller was someone Rashti had never met or even heard of: Rachel Levy, a resident of Safed, Israel.

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  6. Japanese Orientalists' studies on holy sites of Gilan Province publishedRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Tehran Times

    Naomi Shimizu, Satoko Yoshie and Kamioka Koji spent years in the northern Iranian region gathering the information for the book "Sacred Places in Gilan Province", which is in three volumes, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Thursday. The Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa at the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies published the first volume of the book, and the second and third volumes will be come out in the near future.

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  7. Russia to open way to south for AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 17 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Azerbaijan has a very advantageous geographic location. This opens up great opportunities for the country to develop trade relations with neighboring countries and to implement its own transit potential.

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  8. Positive outlook of President Rouhani's Baku visitRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Tehran Times

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, at the head of a delegation, travelled to Baku late last week upon an official invitation from his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev. The trip drew regional and international attention to the expansion of Tehran-Baku ties, and outlined the roadmap for their future bilateral interactions.

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  9. RashtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | TrekEarth

    This is an old-style country house, now a museum and tourist center in Rasht Rasht has become. Another view of the old houses in the workshop.

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  10. Iran wants to benefit from Azerbaijan in transit operations with EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13 By Temkin Jafarov Trend: Iran and Azerbaijan are developing cooperation in trade, and the two countries' common land and sea borders create potential to further expand this cooperation, the Iranian presidential administration head, Mohammad Nahavandian told Trend Nov. 13 in Baku. He said the two countries should explore and use this potential.

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  11. Iran can reach Europe through Azerbaijan - Hassan RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13 Trend: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made statements for the press following the signing ceremony on November 12. President Rouhani, in turn, thanked Ilham Aliyev, saying he was happy to arrive in brotherly, friendly, neighboring Azerbaijan, accompanied by a large delegation. "I am very happy to be with fraternal people, Azerbaijani brothers in the beautiful city of Baku on the coast of the Caspian Sea," President Rouhani said.

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  12. Rock music goes mainstream in Rouhani's Iran as old taboos start to fadeRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Japan Times

    In the 10 months since his band was given official permission to perform, Iranian rock singer Ardavan Anzabipour has learned when to cool things down. "People want to see some action on stage but we must be careful not to overdo it," Anzabipour, the 40-year-old lead singer of Thunder, said in a Dubai hotel last month before its debut show in the United Arab Emirates.

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  13. 5 Amazing places in Iran you've never heard ofRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a well-worn tourist circuit, encompassing attractions in the ancient cities of Shiraz and Isfahan. For those wanting to get off the beaten path, the country has a wealth of lesser-known destinations that rival the stunning beauty and historical significance of their more famous counterparts.

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  14. Iran: Another atrocity in EsfahanRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Scoop

    On Friday night, October 24, the criminal gangs affiliated with the clerical regime attacked a 24-year-old woman and in an anti-human atrocity splashed acid on her face. This crime was committed at 8:10 pm at the 3-way intersection of Malek Shahr of Esfahan by three criminals riding motorcycles who had their faces covered.

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  15. Iran plans to construct new line as part of circular railway around Caspian SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Trend

    Currently, Iran is reviewing the issue of construction of a new rail line in order to lock up the railway ring around the Caspian Sea, Iran's Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development and CEO of Iranian Railways, Mohsen Pour Seyed Aghaei told Trend Oct.22. During the summit of the heads of Caspian Sea countries in Astrakhan, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to create a railway ring around the Caspian Sea.

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  16. Iran: 13 Executions in One DayRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Scoop

    The henchmen of the clerical regime hanged 13 prisoners on Sunday October 19, 2014 in Ghezel-Hessar Karaj Prison, Tabriz Central Prison and Rasht Central Prison. Fardin Jaafarian, 18, was hanged in Tabriz prison.

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  17. Four people hanged in Iran on drug related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 20 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Four men were hanged in Iran's northern Rasht city on Oct. 19, due to drug related charges, the official IRIB news agency reported. One of the hanged men was previously arrested for heroin possession, while another 46-year old man was arrested and charged for carrying and selling opium.

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  18. Iranian artists gather at Tehran center to present ";Art for Humanity";Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Payvand News of Iran

    The exhibition "Art for Humanity" displaying works by 100 artists to help the United Nations World Food Program fight hunger in the world was inaugurated at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center on Friday. A number of Iranian cultural figures, foreign ambassadors and United Nations Resident Coordinator for Iran Gary Lewis attended the opening ceremony, the center has announced on its website.

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  19. Artists gather at Tehran center to present "Art for Humanity"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Tehran Times

    A man gets some shots of the artworks on display in the exhibition "Art for Humanity" at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center on October 17, 2014. TEHRAN The exhibition "Art for Humanity" displaying works by 100 artists to help the United Nations World Food Program fight hunger in the world was inaugurated at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center on Friday.

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  20. North-South project submitted to CIS Railway Transport Council's meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Trend

    The project for creation of the International North-South Transport Corridor will be mulled in Baku Oct. 21-22 at a meeting of the Railway Transport Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States , the Azerbaijan Railways Head Arif Asgarov said. He noted that the project is being regularly reviewed and discussed in a tripartite order, that is, among Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran.

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