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  1. Hamas-Iran Rapprochement Robs Iranians Wallets, and HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Daily Kos

    Rapprochement between Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas doesn't help anyone but the Regime's religious fanatics and their allied-dictators. Yet more than anyone, Iran's people are the losers.

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  2. Turkish novelist Pamuk to visit Iran next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Trend

    Turkish author and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk is scheduled to travel to Iran to unveil the Persian translated version of his book "Cevdet Bey and His Sons". Arsalan Fasihi, the translator of the book, said on Jan.29 that the renowned novelist accompanied by his wife will visit Iran in late February, Press TV reported.

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  3. Mohammad Saeed Habashi Publishes New Book 'Naked in the Swamp'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PRWeb

    In his new book, " Naked in the Swamp " , author Mohammad Saeed Habashi shares an absorbing collection of short stories that will take readers on a journey to different lands. These stories reflect on the intricate depths of the lives people live as they face love, prejudice , social conflict and purpose.

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  4. International students share educational experiencesRead the original story

    Monday | Bayside

    "In Russia, there were special-interest groups that would kill or discriminate against Armenian people," Gayane said. "There was a lot of prejudice there."

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  5. Senior Iranian official: We support Houthis in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Ynetnews

    Ali Shirazi, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei representative in the elite Quds Force, said on Monday that Houthi rebel's activities in Yemen are similar to Hezbollah's in Lebanon. In an interview with the newspaper run by Iran's armed forces, Shirazi emphasized that Iran directly supports the Houthis, as it does Lebanon.

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  6. Iran 'more welcoming than anywhere I've been'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Stuff.co.nz

    I was at a dusty bus station outside the desert city of Yazd, and I was being watched. Not just by this old man vigorously shaking my hand, but by his friend, and his friend's friend too.

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  7. Iranian Chief Rabbi 'Pressured' Into Mohammed Cartoon BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A week after the Chief Rabbi of Iran sharply blamed the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris for causing their deaths by "insulting" Mohammed, the founder of Islam, members of the Iranian Jewish community have revealed he made the statements "under the pressure of the authorities." Rabbi Mashallah Golestan Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying those who "violat God's prophets" are liable to the death penalty under Jewish law - despite the fact that Judaism in no way recognizes Mohammed as a prophet, insulting a prophet does not per sa carry a death penalty, and the death penalty can only be issued by the currently non-existent Sanhedrin supreme religious court.

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

    Sunday Jan 25 | Tehran Times

    Over 40 storytellers from 22 countries submitted their works to the secretariat of the 17th International Storytelling Festival, which will be held from February 15 to 20 in in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah. Iran's Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults organizes the festival annually in various Iranian cities.

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  9. The 21st-Century Iranian JewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    On Nov. 26, Toobah Nehdaran , 57, was murdered in her home in the Jewish quarter of the city of Isfahan in Iran. The murder, according to a statement by the ad hoc Jewbareh Committee, took place against the backdrop of the victim's previous complaint against the takeover of a section of her family residence by Islamic religious radicals for annexation to the neighboring Kareem Saaghi mosque.

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  10. Scholars review "Travelogue" in ShirazRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Tehran Times

    Scholars reviewed and discussed "Travelogue" written by Iran's Deputy for Handicrafts of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Bahman Namvar-Motlaq during a session at Fars National Library and Archives in Shiraz on Thursday. The book contains Namvar-Motlaq's memories during his travels to Badab-e Surt natural site in the Iranian northern city Sari, Yakh-Morad Cave in Azadbar village near Karaj city, and Kuhrang County in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in 2011 and 2012.

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  11. Iranian teachers begin strike to protest wages, inadequate budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Payvand News of Iran

    Teachers from across Iran have begun a strike in the past two days to protest their wages as well as reports that the education ministry will only get a 14-percent budget increase in the coming year. ILNA reports that teachers in Eslamshahr, Robat Karim, Shahr-e Qods, Karaj, Shahriyar, Shiraz, Shahroud, Saqez, Baneh and Marivan did not attend classes on Tuesday and Wednesday. 1 comment

  12. What's on this weekend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The RiotACT

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that the anticipation of a long weekend kills any desire to be productive at work. You could alternate between refreshing Facebook and checking personal emails for the next seven hours, or you could use that time to plan the perfect three-day weekend.

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  13. Teachers on strike in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Trend

    Teachers have been on strike in various regions of Iran to protest against poor living conditions, the Iranian news agency ILNA reported Jan. 22. Over the past two days the teachers have been on strike in the cities of Eslamshahr, Robat Karim, Karaj, Shiraz, Shahrood, Saqqez, Bane and Marivan refusing to conduct classes in schools.

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  14. Iranian Judiciary Shuts Down Newspaper for Publishing ";I am Charlie Too"; QuoteRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Payvand News of Iran

    Two days after the conservative Iranian newspaper Kayhan demanded judicial authorities close down reformist newspaper Mardom-e Emrooz, which was only in operation for 16 days, the newspaper was shut down by orders from Branch 2 of Media Court of the Iranian Judiciary for publishing "I'm Charlie" on its front page. The reformist Mardom-e Emrooz began publication on December 27, 2014.

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  15. How Iranian-Jewish Women Started a Writers' RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Forward

    The Jews of Iran: The History, Religion and Culture of a Community in the Islamic World Edited by Houman Sarshar I.B. Tauris, 264 pages, $99 Of the 80,000 or so Jews still living in Iran when the 1979 Islamic revolution occurred, the vast majority have fled, leaving a community of about 20,000 to 25,000, according to a U.S. Department of State estimate in 2009. Despite the propaganda emanating from Iran, it is undeniable that at least 13 Jews have been executed there since the Islamic revolution, supposedly for being connected to Israel or for helping fellow Jews emigrate.

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  16. For an Emirati taste in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, skip the malls and camel burgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Canada.com

    The main road connecting Abu Dhabi with Dubai is a long stretch of highway that runs through the desert - a stark reminder of how this country on the eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula once looked just 40 years ago before an oil boom. In both metropolises, foreigners far outnumber the locals.

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  17. Restaurant made of entirely out of salt cleans polluted airRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | TreeHugger

    When we think of salt, we think of it as a way to season our food. But for the Iranian Emtiaz Designing Group , salt was the main material for a new kind of eco-friendly building, the Salt Restaurant of Shiraz in southern Iran, where the walls, tables and even the stairs were covered with a salty coating.

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  18. War On Satellite Dishes: 6,000 Receivers Destroyed In Shiraz, IranRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Payvand News of Iran

    Six thousand satellite receivers and dishes have been destroyed in a stadium in the city of Shiraz, according to reports by Iranian news agencies that posted photos of the police action, in the latest phase of Iran's ongoing war on banned satellites. The dishes were decorated with slogans highlighting all the ills and threats that Iranian officials claim satellite channels bring into society.

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  19. Middle EastIranian Chief Rabbi Bans Insulting MohammedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Iran's Chief Rabbi has blamed the Charlie Hebdo attack on the magazine's publishers themselves, Iranian media reported Tuesday night, saying that the attack was only a matter of time after the weekly published cartoons of the founder of Islam Mohammed. In a rare statement Iranian media attributed to Rabbi Mashallah Golestan Ahmadinejad, the Iranian Jewish leader said that in his view, the French government should close the magazine for stirring up tensions.

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  20. 6,000 Receivers Destroyed In Iran's War On Satellite DishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Weekday Magazine

    Six thousand satellite receivers and dishes have been destroyed in a stadium in the city of Shiraz, according to reports by Iranian news agencies that posted photos of the police action, in the latest phase of Iran's ongoing war on banned satellites. The dishes were decorated with slogans highlighting all the ills and threats that Iranian officials claim satellite channels bring into society.

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