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  1. Iranian forces reportedly return stolen Torah to Jewish communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Jerusalem Post

    Members Revolutionary Guard-linked group recover ancient Torah scroll after a number of valuable manuscripts went missing from a synagogue in Shiraz. An ancient Torah scroll that was recently stolen from a synagogue in southern Iran was reportedly located and returned to the Jewish community by members of a volunteer paramilitary group in the country, local media reported Sunday.

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  2. Iranian soldiers said to return stolen Torah to JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Times of Israel

    An ancient Torah scroll stolen from a synagogue in the Iranian city of Shiraz was returned to the local Jewish community after it was found by the Revolutionary Guards Corps Basij paramilitary unit, the official Fars news agency reported Sunday. The volunteer unit began to search for the manuscript after a number of Jewish holy books were reported stolen from Iran's southern Fars province earlier this month.

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  3. Jewish World, 10:23 PMIranian Police Return Stolen Torah to Jewish CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Iran's FARS news agency reports that an ancient hand-written Torah that had been stolen from a synagogue in southern Iran was found and returned by Iran's paramilitary Basij police force to the Jewish community. A number of ancient Torah manuscripts were reported lost about two weeks ago from a synagogue in Shiraz, the capital city of Iran's Southern Fars province.

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  4. World Inaction Emboldens Iran To Execute 30 Prisoners in 4 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | NewsBlaze

    Iran has been repressing and imprisoning its political enemies for years, and it has been hanging them in increasing numbers. The mullahs use arrests and executions to increase fear throughout their own society, to maintain control.

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  5. Ulema praise government's performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN Preparing grounds for President Hassan Rouhani's upcoming visit to the shrine city of Qom, presidential chief of staff Mohammad Nahavandian visited the city on Thursday to meet some prominent ulema , the Iran newspaper reported on Saturday. Nahavandian met grand ayatollahs including Nasser Makarem Shirazi, Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili, Abdollah Javadi Amoli, Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani, Hossein Nouri Hamedani, Mousa Shuobairi Zanjani, and Jafar Sobhani.

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  6. American saxophonist Bob Belden impressed by Iran visitRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Payvand News of Iran

    American saxophonist Bob Belden, who gave performances with his band Animation in Tehran, says he will never forget Iran.James Robert Belden known as Bob Belden attended the 30th Fajr International Music Festival with 'Animation' band members, and gave performances on the last day of the gala on Thursday, Persian media reported on Friday. Trumpeter Pete Clagett, keyboardist Roberto Verastegui, drummer Matt Young, and bassist Jair-Rohm Parker Wells are other members of 'Animation' who accompanied Belden in the Tehran performances.

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  7. What's in art galleriesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Tehran Times

    Works by Parviz Tanavoli, Mohammad Ehsai, Manuchehr Niazi, Nasrollah Afjei, Jazeh Tabatabii, Ali Shirazi, Amhad Esfandyari, Mahmud Javadipur and several other artists will be showcased at the exhibition, which runs until February 26. * A large collection of paintings, photos, prints and drawings by over 100 artists is currently on display in an exhibition at Laleh Gallery. * An exhibition of works by a number of celebrated Iranian sculptors, painters, graphic designers, and calligraphers, including Sohrab Sepehri, Jazeh Tabatabai, Morteza Momayez, Jalil Raruli, Sadeq Tabrizi, Farideh Lashai, Kurosh Shishegaran, Manuchehr Niazi, Ali-Akbar Sanati and Faramarz Pilaram is underway at Aqili Gallery.

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  8. Iranians Wait And Wonder If A New Dawn Is ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WGBH

    When we walked into a shopping mall in Tehran, Pooya Shahsiah was waiting for us at the top of the escalator. She's the co-owner of a trendy little shop on the second floor that sells shirts, scarves, cups and jewelry.

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  9. IRAN: 30 prisoners hanged in 4 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | CNN

    In the latest wave of executions and repression in Iran, at least 30 prisoners have been hanged in prisons across country since Saturday. The victims included a 60-year-old man that had already spent 20 years in prison.

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  10. Know comment: What explains Obama's zeal for a deal with Iran?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Jerusalem Post

    US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington.

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  11. Flydubai expands Iranian networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Air Transport World

    Dubai-based low-cost carrier flydubai is significantly expanding its Iranian network with services to five Iranian cities set to begin over the next month. The carrier launched services to Tehran and Mashhad last year and has been sufficiently encouraged by early results to embark on the major expansion of services across the Persian Gulf.

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  12. Battle with the devilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | TrekEarth

    Shiraz, the romantic capital of Iran, is the home of Persian culture and the sanctuary of poetry and philosophy. Shiraz enjoys a world A- wide reputation not only because it offers a number of eye A- catching attractions but also because it is the starting point for a visit to the historic ruins of Persepolis which was the most BEAUTIFUL CAPITAL OF THE ANCIENT WORLD.Takht-e Jamshid was the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during the Achaemenid dynasty.

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  13. Three things to do this week: Feb. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Laguna Niguel News

    Shakespeare on Tour presents an abridged version of the comedic play "As You Like It" from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Aliso Viejo Library, 1 Journey. Free admission.

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  14. BBC misses the mystic in 'libertine' HafezRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Asia Times

    Hafez the 'libertine': BBC's reading of Islamic mystical poetry By Issa Ardakani In a recent article, the BBC took it upon itself to educate the English-speaking public on the 14th century Iranian poet, Khwaja Shams ud-Din Mohammad Hafez-e Shirazi . The many misconceptions and falsehoods in this article reflect not only the rapid decline in the journalistic quality of the BBC but also the mainstream Western media's tendency to speak out on certain issues without having the most basic knowledge on these issues.

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  15. flydubai adds five new cities to its Iranian networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Al Bawaba

    Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Ahwaz, Hamadan, Isfahan, Shiraz and Tabriz in Iran. The announcement will see flydubai's Iranian network grow to seven points, adding to the launch of flights to Tehran and Mashhad in 2014.

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  16. Iran censures ISIL's beheading of Egyptian ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Tehran Times

    "By hurting religious, ethnic, and tribal sentiments, the perpetrators of such tragic acts are pursuing ominous goals which serve the interests of the Zionist regime through damaging the relationship among the followers of the great divine religions and destroying ties among Muslim states," Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said in a statement on Monday. Twenty-one Egyptian Coptic Christians, who had gone to Libya in search of work, were marched to a beach, forced to kneel, and then beheaded on video, which was broadcast on Sunday via a website that supports ISIL.

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  17. Tough Gulf Stance on Yemen Not Seen Reflected in UN Security Council ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Cybercast News Service

    The bloc of Gulf Arab states hinted at the weekend that it would act on its own to end the crisis in Yemen if the international community does not do so, but a U.N. Security Council resolution adopted on Sunday gave no indication that such action was on the cards. The U.S. and other missions to the U.N. welcomed the unanimous adoption of resolution 2201, which called on the Shi'ite Houthi militia to withdraw from government institutions in Sana'a which they seized earlier this month, for an end to armed hostilities, and for "all member states to refrain from external interference which seeks to foment conflict and instability."

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  18. Tehran exhibition promises new destinations for Iranian touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Tehran Times

    You could sit in a Venezuelan-style cottage, stand beside a young boy playing khim -- a typical hammered dulcimer -- from Thailand or pose for a picture with women in Vietnamese costumes if you visited the 8th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition. Thailand is one of the destinations for Iranian tourists during recent years.

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  19. 30% of distributed gasoline in Iran meet Euro-4 standard: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Tehran Times

    About 30 percent of gasoline distributed in Iran meet Euro-4 standard, according to Seyyed Naser Sajjadi, the managing director of National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company . Sajjadi said 70 million liters of gasoline is distributed per day in the currently, of which 18-20 million liters meet Euro-4 standard, the Tasnim News Agency reported on Saturday.

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  20. Tehran photo exhibit explores beauty of Republic Square in YerevanRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Groong

    Tehran photo exhibit explores beauty of Republic Square in Yerevan Art Desk On Line: 13 February 2015 19:37 In Print: Saturday 14 February 2015 TEHRAN - A collection containing 20 abstract photos of Republic Square in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, is on display in an exhibition at Tehran's Gallery No. 6. The collection entitled "Water and Mirror" has been created by Iranian photographer Mohammad-Amin Daneshvar.

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