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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Real Muslims' do not submit to ISIL: Iraqi FMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Tehran Times

    Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has said that "real Muslims" do not submit to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and terrorists. He made the remarks in an address at an international conference on Takfiri and extremist movements in the Iranian city of Qom on Sunday.

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  4. 'The Shah's Secret Police' by Richard SaleRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    In November of 1976, after all kinds of intrigues to which I was no participant, The Washington Post gave me a $500 advance and sent me to Iran to do a series on that country. The editors gave me no guidance.

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  5. Naperville restaurant offers free Thanksgiving meal to those in needRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Herald

    It's a lesson he learned from his father, who struggled to make ends meet but still managed to "give a little bit" to those who were facing even greater hardships or challenges. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  6. Iranian institute to commemorate Swedish translator of Persian literature Eric HermelinRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Tehran Times

    Tehran's Book City Institute plans to commemorate the prolific Swedish translator of Persian literature Eric Hermelin during a ceremony on Tuesday. The renowned Swedish novelist and literary critic Carl-Gran Ekerwald and Hermelin's nephew Johan Hermelin will attend the ceremony.

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  7. Three names submitted for Southern system presidentRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Advocate

    The group tasked with finding a new leader for the Southern University System is scheduled to meet Friday to discuss the group of candidates it has received so far. Through an open records request, The Advocate received copies of all of the materials the committee received in the run-up to its second meeting.

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  8. Online "Sigheh"in Iran: revolutionary or restricting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Switched

    A new form of engaging in sexual relationships has sprung upon Iran's virtual scene as of late, and is being widely criticized. The significant difference? It's legal, unlike dating websites and most chat rooms.

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  9. Once Tolerated, Westerners Are Now Targeted By Radical IslamistsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WNYC-AM New York

    The Islamic State isn't the first Middle East extremist group to make a gruesome spectacle of kidnapping and killing Westerners. The first wave came in the 1980s, when Hezbollah in Lebanon seized dozens of Westerners amid an anarchic civil war.

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  10. Sectarianism comes back to bite Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Saudi Shiite protesters take part in a demonstration against the death sentence on prominent Saudi Shiite cleric and anti-government protest leader Nimr al-Nimr in the village of Awamiyah, in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 24. On Oct. 15, Nimr al-Nimr, a Saudi Arabian Shiite cleric, was sentenced to death by the Special Criminal Court in Riyadh. Since 2011, Nimr has become the figurehead of a protest movement centered in eastern Saudi Arabia that has been largely denied coverage by mainstream media.

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  11. Fans take to streets to mourn for PashaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Tehran Times

    Fans of Morteza Pashaii took to the streets in Iranian cities on Friday night to mourn for the 30-year-old Iranian pop star, who died of gastric cancer on Friday morning. Hundreds of his fans gathered in front of Tehran's Bahman Hospital, where Pashaii was hospitalized, after his death was announced by Iranian news agencies.

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  12. Vatican responds to Iranian ayatollah's call for - cooperation between religious leaders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Tehran Times

    President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue at Vatican Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran has sent a letter to Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi in response to a previously letter written by the Iranian grand ayatollah. In his letter sent in August, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi had deemed "as necessary cooperation between the religious leaders of the world and strongly condemn these barbaric attacks [of ISIL terrorist group] whilst asking the Muslims of the world to condemn these inhumane crimes."

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  13. Student invents technology for tissue engineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | University of British Columbia

    A student's passion for science, combined with a background in engineering, has led to a research breakthrough that has drawn interest from scientists at Harvard University. For his ingenuity School of Engineering PhD student Hojatollah Rezaei Nejad, of UBC's Okanagan campus, has won the Faculty of Medicine's Friedman Scholarship.

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  14. Iran's dazzling mosquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | CNN

    Iranian photographer Mohammad Reza Domri Ganji has compiled a beautiful portfolio of images taken inside landmarks like the Nasir al-mulk Mosque, in Shiraz, Iran. When he's not photographing Iran's great buildings, Ganji studies physics in Babol, a city in Iran's northern Mazandaran province.

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  15. Incredible pics capture symmetry of Iran's mosquesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | CNN

    Iranian photographer Mohammad Reza Domri Ganji has compiled a beautiful portfolio of images taken inside landmarks like the Nasir al-mulk Mosque, in Shiraz, Iran. When he's not photographing Iran's great buildings, Ganji studies physics in Babol, a city in Iran's northern Mazandaran province.

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  16. The Week's Best LongreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Meet Hadi al-Amiri, the unabashedly pro-Iranian leader of Iraq's most powerful Shiite militia. His bloodthirsty fighters might be Baghdad's best hope of stopping the Islamic State.

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  17. Architects seek understanding about architecture among policy,...Read the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Local architects of international repute on Friday sought adequate understanding among people in general as well as decision makers comprising politicians and government officials and above all the architects themselves to understand that architecture was not merely about monuments and extravagance but above all about deliverance of services meant to facilitate people at grassroots level. The day-long event 'Architecture for Life' comprising an exhibition and seminar organised in collaboration with Aga Khan University was to share with Pakistanis the details of the five diverse projects that clinched prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture from amongst 20 projects shortlisted during 2011-2013 Award Cycle.

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  18. Top travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    A chimpanzee rests on a rope tied to car tyres at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe near Uganda's capital Kampala. A man walks along the Indian Ocean as the tide goes out at Coco Beach in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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  19. CyrusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | TrekEarth

    Here Pasargadae Tomb of Cyrus king of Persia. Cyrus the Great, founder of Achaemenid dynasty in Iran.

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  20. German exports to Iran surge after easing of sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Daily Star

    A Chinese tourist from Hong Kong looks at the coloumns of the ancient Persian city of Persepolis near Shiraz in southern Iran on September 26, 2014. BERLIN: German exports to Iran jumped by about 33 percent in the first eight months of the year, lifted by an easing of Western sanctions against the Islamic Republic after an interim deal on its disputed nuclear work, data seen by Reuters showed.

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