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  1. Analysis: Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price dropRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    Syrian businessmen and trade officials say they are worried the economic lifeline provided by Iran is under strain from plunging oil prices, despite public messages of support from Syria's strongest regional ally. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has relied on oil-producing Iran to help him fight a nearly four-year-old civil war and also prop under a currency under pressure.

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  2. Exclusive: Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price dropRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    Syrian businessmen and trade officials say they are worried the economic lifeline provided by Iran is under strain from plunging oil prices, despite public messages of support from Syria's strongest regional ally. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has relied on oil-producing Iran to help him fight a nearly four-year-old civil war and also prop under a currency under pressure.

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  3. We May Never Prove Who's Really Behind The Sony HackRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Switched

    Workers remove a poster- banner for 'The Interview' from a billboard in Hollywood, California, December 18, 2014 a day after Sony announced it had no choice but to cancel the movie's Christmas release and pull it from theaters due to a credible threat. Sony defended itself Thursday against a flood of criticism for canceling the movie which angered North Korea and triggered a massive cyber-attack, as the crisis took a wider diplomatic turn.

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  4. Christmas celebration in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Officially Azerbaijan does not celebrate Christmas. However, between the official and the unofficial lays a world of difference.

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  5. Larijani expected in Beirut this weekend: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani is scheduled to start a visit to Lebanon over the weekend, holding talks with Prime Minister Tammam Salam, Speaker Nabih Berri and Hezbollah's leadership, according to media reports published Friday. The paper quoted sources close to Iran as denying media reports that Tehran had commissioned France to devise a way out of the presidential impasse in Lebanon.

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  6. Probable German help in solving Nagorno-Karabakh conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Today.Az

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is finally moving ahead - albeit at a typical slow European bureaucratic pace on the question of Nagorno-Karabakh. After 20 years of no progress at all, the Minsk Group, tasked within the organization with finding a solution to the two decade old conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has finally decided to inch ahead progressing from "no progress at all" to a more aggressive stance of "mulling it over."

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  7. Jannati: Culture Ministry Is Ready To Publish Armenian BooksRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Groong

    JANNATI: CULTURE MINISTRY IS READY TO PUBLISH ARMENIAN BOOKS Iran Book News Agency Dec 18 2014 18 December 2014 - 21:44 IBNA- Iranian Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati at a meeting with Armenian Ambassador to Iran Grigor Arakelian in Tehran, stressed that the mutual cultural and artistic cooperation between Iran and Armenia should be expanded. According to IBNA correspondent, Jannati said that there are common musical backgrounds between Iran and Armenia and added: "Having this background, we can perform programs cooperating with Armenia musicians.

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  8. Obama, Cuba and the Next Alan GrossRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am an award-winning investigative journalist and have written three New York Times best-selling books on foreign policy. My latest: Leading From Behind .

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  9. Iran, Britain to discuss reopening of respective embassiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Payvand News of Iran

    A group of Iranian MPs has been invited by the British House of Commons to travel to London to discuss the reopening of the British Embassy in Tehran. IRNA reports that according to Iranian MP Abbasali Mansouri Arani, there is much hope that the two countries will open their respective embassies in the coming year.

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  10. Bulgaria seeks Azerbaijani investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Today.Az

    Bulgaria is interested in attracting Azerbaijani investments in different fields, said Emil Kerimov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Bulgaria. He noted that a business-forum aimed on establishing closer business relations between the two countries is planned to be held further.

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  11. Australia ignored Tehran's warnings about Sydney hostage-taker - Iranian officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Russia Taday

    A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt cafe, where other hostages are being held, in Martin Place in central Sydney December 15, 2014 Iran had repeatedly warned Australia about the Islamist hostage-taker in Sydney whose 16-hour siege resulted in the deaths of two captives, before a police operation resulted in his death as well, according to a high-level Iranian official. Iranian-born Australian Man Haron Monis was a 50-year-old Iranian refugee and Islamic extremist who had a previous track record.

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  12. 2014, dynamic year in terms of Azerbaijan-Belarus relations expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Today.Az

    Belarusian ambassador to Azerbaijan assessed 2014 as a dynamic year in terms of the Belarusian-Azerbaijani relations expansion noting the year saw a number of significant multi-format events in bilateral ties. "The main and undisputed outcome of the outgoing year is the dynamic development of bilateral cooperation in all fields between Azerbaijan and Belarus.

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  13. InterContinental Hotels to Launch Two New European PropertiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hotel News Resource

    InterContinental Hotels Group today announced the signing of two InterContinental Hotels in two focus markets in Europe. InterContinental Dublin will bring iconic luxury to Ireland, and InterContinental Baku represents the brand's debut in Azerbaijan.

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  14. Us praises Germany's participation in Osce MG consultationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Trend

    The US highly appreciates Germany's participation in the consultations of OSCE Minsk Group members, the US embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend on Dec.17. The embassy said OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs visited Berlin last week to hold consultations on the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with the German colleagues.

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  15. Azerbaijan represented at Christmas Day fair in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan is represented at the fair traditionally held on Christmas Eve in the capital of France. Chairman of "Azerbaijan house" in Paris Mirvari Fataliyeva said that the fair held on the Christmas Day is one of the most loved celebrities of the French.

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  16. Russians learn about inclusive education at U of MRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | My Manitoba.com

    A group of Russian delegates recently travelled to the University of Manitoba to get a closer look at some of the university's innovative inclusive education programs with the goal of developing similar programs at their university. The delegates, three professors from the North-Caucasus Federal University in Stavropol, met with representatives from the Faculties of Social Work and Education and toured various schools and facilities to gather knowledge and materials that they could take back to Russia.

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

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  18. Western-style stores growing in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  19. Dreams of Hava Nagila in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Ynetnews

    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad probably wouldn't be too happy to hear so, but he's responsible for the Persian version of Hava Nagila - oh yes, indeed. It's probably not the former Iranian president's favorite song; and yet, the man contributed directly to the fact that six young Iranians and Israelis got together last Friday night and indeed played the world-renowned Israeli classic, along with the traditional Shalom Aleichem liturgy.

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  20. IHG Signs Two InterContinental Hotels in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Hotel Business

    IHG has signed two InterContinental Hotels in two focus markets in Europe - InterContinental Dublin in Ireland and InterContinental Baku, which represents the brand's debut in Azerbaijan. Starting January 2015, InterContinental Dublin will operate under a franchise agreement with Ballsbridge Hotel Limited, an affiliate of London & Regional Properties.

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