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  1. Western-style shopping in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    A woman shops at Hyperstar, an international-style supermarket in Shiraz, Iran. Photographer Thomas Cristofoletti visited the country earlier this year and noticed an increasing presence of Western-style consumerism.

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  2. Western-style stores growing in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    A woman shops at Hyperstar, an international-style supermarket in Shiraz, Iran. Photographer Thomas Cristofoletti visited the country earlier this year and noticed an increasing presence of Western-style consumerism.

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  3. Grand ayatollah: There's good chance for close ties between Iran and EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi says currently there is a good chance for the rapprochement of ties between Iran and Egypt. The ayatollah, who is a spiritual guide for many Shia Muslims, made the remarks in a meeting with Ahmad Moballeghi who represented Iran at the Cairo conference on extremism in al-Azhar University, IRNA reported.

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  4. UBCO student off to HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Castanet.net

    ... do quick cell tests to determine what virus or illness a patient is suffering from. Originally from the city of Shiraz, Iran, Nejad started his PhD at UBC Okanagan's campus in January of 2012 and is expecting to finish his doctoral studies by ...

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  5. Iran is opening its doors to Western touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Star Online

    European and Iranian tourists visiting the Tachara Palace, also known as the palace of King Darius of Achaemenid , at the ancient Persian city of Persepolis. At the foot of Persepolis, busloads of foreign tourists gaze in awe at the ancient mud-brick ceremonial capital that Iran hopes will be part of a rebirth of its tourism industry.

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  6. Iranians Brave Floggings andEven Execution to Enjoy Banned WineRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Lucianne.com

    Laws banning alcoholic beverages in Iran have forced many Iranians to acquire the skill of perfecting homemade wine just to enjoy in secret the pleasure of the drink even though they face flogging and even execution. Iran, once famous for its dark-skinned Shiraz grapes and paens to wine by its most renowned poets of centuries ago, has banned consumption of alcoholic drinks since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, even though the authorities frequently turn a blind eye to what goes on behind closed doors. 1 comment

  7. Former Persepolis midfielder Mosalman joins EsteghlalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Tehran Times

    The 23-year-old attacking midfielder leaved Zob Ahan to sign a two and a half year contract with Esteghlal according to ISNA. It was reported that Esteghlal and Zob Ahan has came to an agreement to exchange Andranik Teymourian with Mohsen Mosalman but the plan changed after Teymourian rejected the move.

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  8. 23 Places You Should Visit In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Genesee Country Express

    We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015. Tourism in Japan has taken a hit since the 2011 tsunami hit the country's coast and ricocheted into a nuclear Since then, the Japanese government has cleaned up the countryside and launched a massive public-relations campaign encouraging tourists to come visit.

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  9. Extraordinary panoramic photos of Iran's mosques celebrate their sacred geometryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Inhabitat

    ... its glittering blue dome shimmers in the sunlight. Also known as the "pink mosque", Nasir al-Mulk was built in Shiraz, Iran, in the late 1800s. One glimpse at its interior explains its nickname: lustrous tiles in all shades of red and pink adorn the ...

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  10. Nahid Niazi - a cultured voice - Part VIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Daily Times

    It was again an Iqbal Yousuf directed film with music by Musleh and its cast was Zeba, Sudhir, Waheed Murad, Rukhsana, Iqbal Yousuf, Rukhsana, Rozina, Tarana, Asad Jafri, Kamal Irany, Sentosh Russel, Fomi, Latif Charlie, Adeeb, Faizi and Saqi. Kaleem Usmani wrote the lyrics.

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  11. The brave face of opposition in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Hill

    In recent weeks, over two dozen women across Iran have been subjected to a spate of hideous acid attacks, leaving them with permanent burns on their faces and bodies. One victim reportedly died of her injuries in Isfahan after having acid splashed on her face by state-affiliated gangs.

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  12. Gulf Air launches Double Miles Promotion to Hyderabad and ShirazRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | AME Info

    Primary Responsibilities: This role is accountable for fixed assets operation in China hub serving GE global, specialized in Enterprise Standard, GE GAP and regional statutory/tax policies. Strong skill for multi-client communication is needed O Partner with integration resource on regional fixed asset process baseline and reengineering, documenting SOP.

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  13. HIV-specific labs inaugurated in 11 Iranian provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Tehran Times

    The head of the department of communicable diseases at the Health Ministry announced on Saturday the opening of 11 labs for HIV testing in 11 provinces across Iran. Mohammad Mahdi Gouya said the labs, opened to the public, are located at the university of medical sciences of Isfahan, Ahvaz, Iran, Bandar Abbas, Tabriz, Zahedan, Sari, Shahid Beheshti, Shiraz, Kerman and Kermanshah, the Mehr news agency reported.

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  14. Resonant Tar thrills London audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Today.Az

    The event was a part of the second Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts, being held in London from November 4 to March 22. It was organized by the Buta Art Center. A large number of art lovers, as well as representatives of Azerbaijani Diaspora, local and foreign masters attended the event.

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  15. Once Maligned, Iran's Jews Find Greater AcceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | News Max

    More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in this ancient Persian city, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic - until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes. Iran, a home for Jews for more than 3,000 years, has the Middle East's largest Jewish population outside of Israel, a perennial foe of the country.

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  16. Once maligned, Irana s Jews find greater acceptanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | KDWN

    More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in this ancient Persian city, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic - until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes. Iran, a home for Jews for more than 3,000 years, has the Middle East's largest Jewish population outside of Israel, a perennial foe of the country.

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  17. Once maligned, Iran's Jews find greater acceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Seattle Times

    More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in this ancient Persian city, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic -- until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes. Iran, a home for Jews for more than 3,000 years, has the Middle East's largest Jewish population outside of Israel, a perennial foe of the country.

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  18. Shi'ite, Sunni Clerics Meet In Iran To Discuss IS ThreatRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Payvand News of Iran

    Shi'ite and Sunni clerics from 80 countries have gathered in Iran's holy city of Qom discuss how to combat Islamic State militants. The conference organizer, Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, appealed on November 23 for consensus among Islam's two main branches -- urging all Muslim clerics to work together to discredit groups espousing extremism.

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  19. Muslim clerics meet in Iran to counter extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Boston.com

    Shi'ite and Sunni clerics from about 80 countries gathered in Iran's holy city of Qom on Sunday to develop a strategy to combat extremists, including the Islamic State group, which has captured large parts of Iraq and Syria. Shi'ite-majority Iran has been helping Iraqi, Syrian, and Kurdish forces battle the Sunni extremist group on the ground while the US-led coalition has been bombing it from the air.

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  20. Muslim clerics meet to combat extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Qom, Iran a Shiite and Sunni clerics from about 80 countries gathered in Iran's holy city of Qom on Sunday to develop a strategy to combat extremists, including the Islamic State, which has captured large parts of Iraq and Syria. Shiite-majority Iran has been helping Iraqi, Syrian and Kurdish forces battle the Sunni extremist group on the ground while the U.S.-led coalition has been bombing it from the air.

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