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  1. 'The long history of Israel gaming the 'Iranian threat'' Middle East eyeRead the original story

    39 min ago | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    "What induced Netanyahu to start selling the snake oil of Iran as menace to Israel was not any new evidence of Iranian interest in nuclear weapons or hostility toward Israel. It was the fear of a rapprochement between the Clinton administration and the newly elected Khatami government and the hope of depriving Iran of what was assumed to be Russian assistance for building missiles that could reach Israel.


  2. Hungary simplifies visa issuance procedure for AzerbaijanisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Hungary will open a visa center in Baku in the near future, Zsolt Chutora, Hungarian ambassador to Azerbaijan told Trend on March 5. "The consular department of the Hungarian embassy in Azerbaijan will charge this center with passport procedure for visa issuance. This center will be managed by a Hungarian company," he said.


  3. Signs point to Iran taking over the ground war in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A volunteer Shiite fighter, a member of what is known as the Popular Mobilisation units, gathers in the city of Samarra on March 5, 2015, ahead of moving into Tikrit. Some 30,000 Iraqi security forces members and allied fighters launched an operation to retake Tikrit, the largest of its kind since Islamic State group forces overran swathes of territory last June.


  4. Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan casts vote in early parliamentary electionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5 By Anakhanum Khidayatova Trend: Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan, Rafael Harpaz, cast vote on March 5 in Baku for early election to the 20th convocation of Israel's parliament, the Knesset. A polling station was opened today at the Israeli Embassy in Baku.


  5. Etihad Airways to operate daily flights between Abu Dhabi and TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates , will increase its flights between Abu Dhabi and Tehran, the capital of Iran, from three flights a week to a daily service, beginning on Wednesday 15 April 2015. The Airbus A320 Tehran service, which started in December 2006, provides 136 seats each way in a two cabin configuration, with 16 Business Class seats and 120 Economy Class seats.


  6. Freer and Sackler mark Nowruz, the start of the Persian year 1394Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    A haft sin table - full of foods that start with the letter "s" in Persian - is a centerpiece of Nowruz celebrations. Leaping over open fires, feasting on foods rich with symbolism, and general merrymaking - these are all aspects of Nowruz , the springtime holiday that heralds the start of the Persian new year.


  7. Hungary simplifies visa issuance procedure for Azerbaijani citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    Hungary will open a visa center in Baku in the near future, Hungarian ambassador to Azerbaijan Zsolt Chutora told Trend March 5. "The consular department of the Hungarian embassy in Azerbaijan will charge this center with passport procedure for visa issuance. This center will be managed by a Hungarian company.


  8. Yarat to present 'Isolation Room/Gallery Kit' project in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    YARAT is delighted to announce a one month collaborative project with ISOLATION ROOM/ GALLERY KIT which will take place in Baku, March 2015. The project is scheduled to coincide with American Week, organized by the US Embassy in Baku.


  9. Rome acquainted with Baku 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    Baku 2015 European Games was presented in Rome on March 4. Azerbaijan's first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Chair of the Baku 2015 European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva attended the ceremony. Co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Italy, the event was attended by Italian public, political and culture figures, representatives of the international sports community and other high-level guests.


  10. Yerevan Accuses Baku Of Ignoring Mediator Appeal To Bolster Truce In Karabakh Conflict ZoneRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    YEREVAN ACCUSES BAKU OF IGNORING MEDIATOR APPEAL TO BOLSTER TRUCE IN KARABAKH CONFLICT ZONE Interfax, Russia March 3 2014 YEREVAN. March 3 Azerbaijan has been ignoring the proposals by the co-chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Group to reinforce the peace regime in the Karabakh conflict zone, Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandyan has said.


  11. Malaysia still top choice for Muslim travellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Malaysia has retained the best location inside the MasterCard-CrescentRating International Muslim Journey Directory 2015 to the 5th consecutive 12 months. CrescentRating chief management representative, Fazal Bahardeen, mentioned the final results mirrored Malaysia's aggressiveness in promoting Muslim traveling around the world.


  12. Bulgarian national day celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    Ambassador of Republic of Bulgaria, Roumen Pirontchev, hosted a grand reception at his embassy in the Diplomatic Enclave to mark the national day of his country. Federal Minister for Provincial Coordination Syed Riaz Husain Pirzada was the chief guest.


  13. Secrets of the Land of EstherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Forward

    Arriving at the airport in Tabriz, Iran at 2:30 a.m., I covered my head as the travel agency had instructed. I had come as a tourist, planning to travel the country for three weeks.


  14. AFC Champions League: Persepolis beats BunyodkorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Tehran Times

    Iran's Persepolis football team defeated Uzbekistani giant Bunyodkor in Group A of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday. Persepolis captain Mohammad Nouri found the back of the net from the penalty spot in the 20th minute.


  15. Ex-Iranian hostages agree withBibi: Tehran can t be trustedRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    They dealt with the Iranian regime first-hand more than three decades ago, when it was founded in an act of war against the U.S., and several survivors of the hostage crisis say the idea of the U.S. negotiating with an unrepentant Tehran makes their blood boil. For 444 days, the 52 Americans were held prisoner in the U.S. Embassy by the student revolutionaries that would help usher in the hard-line Islamic theocracy that remains in place today.


  16. 'He Can Go Home': Dems Decry Netanyahu SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Townhall

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered a nonpartisan speech today in Washington, DC, asking for Congress's support in preventing a nuclear Iran. He pledged his desire to protect his people, while thanking America for her unrelenting support of his state - from Presidents Harry Truman to Barack Obama.


  17. Day of Slovenia due in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Today.Az

    The Slovenian embassy and Honorary Consulate to Azerbaijan will co-organize a Day of Slovenia at the Heydar Aliyev Center on March 13. The attendees will see art exhibition of works by Peter and Joze Ciuha. Slovenian musician Ljuben Dimkaroski will play the 55,000-years-old ancient flute kept in Slovenia's National Museum.


  18. Al Ain striker Asamoah Gyan eyes Champions League goals ahead of tonight's match in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 |

    Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan's returning to scoring form and the presence of playmaker Omar Abdulrahman has given Al Ain a boost ahead of their AFC Champions League with Naft Tehran in Iran on Tuesday night. Al Ain are set to be a much more dangerous proposition when they travel to Naft Tehran on Tuesday than they were against Al Shabab on matchday one.


  19. Romanian embassy organizes event on NATO-Azerbaijan tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Today.Az

    The Romanian embassy in Baku has organized a table on "Strengthening NATO-Azerbaijan relations: perspectives and opportunities" in its capacity of NATO Contact Point Embassy to Azerbaijan. The event that took part on March 2 was attended by officials of the North Atlantic Alliance, ambassadors, diplomats and military attaches from embassies of NATO countries in Baku.


  20. Tajik Film Days due in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Today.Az

    This event to be organized by the Culture and Tourism Ministry will be held as part of the Action Plan between Azerbaijan and Tajikistan. To this end, a Tajik delegation of cinematographers including Nosir Saidov, the director of "Tajikfilm" film studio, PhD.