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  1. Nafisi to read from, sign her new book, a Republic of ImaginationaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Azar Nafisi, whose New York Times best-selling "Reading Lolita in Tehran" captivated readers 10 years ago, will be in Wichita on Thursday to read from and sign her new book, "The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books." "Reading Lolita in Tehran" told the story of how Nafisi taught American literature to students in Iran, showing the ways fiction could combat a totalitarian ideology.


  2. Number of European tourists wishing to make VIP travel to Iran exceeds 12KRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Trend

    Over 12,000 residents of European countries have applied to Iranian Tour Operators Association to take part in the tourist VIP travel to this country on a luxury train, Iran's ISNA news agency quoted the association's president Ibrahim Purfaraj as saying on Oct.31. He said it is necessary to organize additional 80 tours in order to ensure the travel of this number of VIP tourists to Iran on a luxury train.


  3. 5 Iran landmarks you've never heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    Hidden in the humid green forests of Iran's northern Gilan province is Rudkhan Castle, a medieval military fortress whose origins predate the rise of Islam in Iran. For an up-close look at the Iran of hundreds of years ago, visitors to Isfahan can stay in Bekhradi Historical House, a 400-year-old inn built in the Safavid era that has been beautifully restored.


  4. Iranian, Armenian Ministers Discuss Power Generation, Mineral CooperationRead the original story

    Wednesday | Groong

    IRANIAN, ARMENIAN MINISTERS DISCUSS POWER GENERATION, MINERAL COOPERATION Iranian Government News October 27, 2014 Monday Tehran The IRIB has issued following news: Iranian Minister of Industries, Mines and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and Armenian Energy Minister Yervand Zakharian, in a meeting in Tehran on Sunday, vowed to do their best to pave the ground for the expansion of bilateral ties in different industrial, mineral, and power generation sectors. During the meeting, Nematzadeh expressed hope that the level of bilateral ties would be bolstered in industrial, mineral, and free-trade zone areas.


  5. The economy: Melons for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Economist

    ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS USED to play a vanishingly small role in Iranian politics. As Ayatollah Khomeini, who led the 1979 revolution, famously said: "We did not rise up to get cheaper melons."


  6. Iranians lingering on Canadian pro-democracy Web messages: government expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Millions of Iranians are viewing Canadian-generated, pro-democracy messages online and they're lingering on the content longer than your average web surfer. Their presentation offered new insight on the government's so-called digital diplomacy initiative, an attempt to use the Internet to engage directly with citizens of Iran and Syria - two countries where Canada has closed its embassies.


  7. 5 Amazing places in Iran you've never heard ofRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | WICU12 Erie

    It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a well-worn tourist circuit, encompassing attractions in the ancient cities of Shiraz and Isfahan. For those wanting to get off the beaten path, the country has a wealth of lesser-known destinations that rival the stunning beauty and historical significance of their more famous counterparts.


  8. Iran needs decisive steps to overcome economic crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Today.Az

    The Iranian officials' recent statements about the economic growth in the country have paved way to the wide discussions on the economic prospect of Iran. The figures presented by the Iranian officials and positive reports of some international bodies predicted an economic growth in the country in coming years, though some experts are skeptic over this issue.


  9. Luxury train pulls into TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 |

    A Tourist waves an Australian falg as he looks out of the window of a luxury train at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital from Budapest. Tourists walk on a platform at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital on a luxury train from Budapest.


  10. Photos: Luxury Train From Europe Arrives In TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Payvand News of Iran

    The five-star tourist train Golden Eagle traveling from Hungary to Iran arrived in Tehran on Monday October 27, ending its first tour. The 70 tourists onboard the train are mostly British or Australian and have paid anywhere between 10,000 and 24,000 euros for their two-week trip.


  11. Vank Cathedral 350th Anniv.Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Groong

    VANK CATHEDRAL 350TH ANNIV. Financial Tribune Oct 21 2014 The ceremony to celebrate the 350th anniversary of Vank Cathedral's establishment will be held in Isfahan on October 21. The prime minister of Armenia and researchers from the USA, Armenia, and Lebanon are among the guests who will attend the ceremony, according to Iran Daily.


  12. Incredible, Impossible,Indelible IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | TrekEarth

    Iran's tourist boards have focused on selling to the tourists places like Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Persopolis and seemed to have neglected their amazing landscape. I was utterly bewildered and delighted in East Azerbaijan as we drove along the highway from Kandovan to Zanjan.


  13. Iran-Austria annual trade volume over 220 mln EurosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Trend

    Trade value of Iran-Australia hit 225 million Euros in 2013, which is expected to increase eight to ten per cent by the end of 2014, IRNA reported referring to Austrian Embassy's Cultural Attach George Wean Gartner. Referring to the diversity of the goods included in the two countries' trade, Gartner said that Vienna's prediction on its annual trade volume with Tehran for the year 2013 was 217 million Euros.


  14. Pakistan, Iran agree for tight border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | The Nation

    Pakistan and Iran Monday emphasized on mutual commitment to realize the full potential of the bilateral relationship and agreed to enhance cooperation in political exchanges, trade, economic and border security. This mutual commitment transpired in a series of one-on-one and delegation level meetings of Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Ibrahim Rahimpour with the high-ups of Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


  15. Luxury train pulls into Tehran amid Western tourism pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Tourists walk on a platform at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital on a luxury train from Budapest on October 27, 2014. AFP Photo A luxury train filled with Western tourists pulled into Tehran on Oct. 27, after an almost two-week journey from Budapest taking in Iranian cities that reportedly cost up to $31,000 a head.


  16. Iran: UN envoy banned over biased approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Ynetnews

    Tehran says it has banned the UN's envoy for human rights in Iran from visiting the country, accusing him of political bias. Mohammad Javad Larijani, a senior judicial official, on Monday called UN Special Rapporteur Ahmad Shaheed a "media actor" and accused him of issuing politically-motivated reports.


  17. Iran appoints acid attacks probe chief : October 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Daily Times

    TEHRAN Iran's judiciary chief has tasked his deputy to lead an investigation into several acid attacks on women that have sown fear across the Islamic republic and provoked rare protests in cities. With political attention increasingly focused on the attacks -- at least four women have been doused in acid by assailants on motorcycles -- Iran's authorities have pledged to find and punish those responsible.


  18. Roger Aylworth: Recalling tough editor who liked meRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    In February of 1976 I was introduced to man who had a mid-western accent, wore dark-rimmed glasses, and ran a serious risk of being blown away in anything stiffer than a light breeze. About three weeks later, after moving my dear bride, the saintly Susan, our three little boys, and a mutt cat, named Packy, from Connecticut to California, I went to work for this man.


  19. Iranian Entrepreneurs Make Pitches That Are Just Practice, For NowRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | WNYC-AM New York

    Companies from Jordan, Pakistan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Iran were among the more than 100 Internet startups at this year's Startup Istanbul event on Sept. 30. It was Iranian entrepreneurs' first time competing on an international stage.


  20. "Retailing in Iran" now available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 |

    In this environment, which did not allow any activity from multinational retailers, a very strong chain of independent shops became the only channel to support shoppers with grocery and non-grocery items. Furthermore, the high risks involved in the industrial and agricultural markets encouraged many individuals to open their own... Euromonitor International's Retailing in Iran report offers insight into key trends and developments driving the industry.