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  1. Inside America's abandoned spy denRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    THE co-pilot of the crashed Germanwings plane deliberately locked the pilot out the cockpit and forced the plane into descent, prosecutors say. STEPPING into the CIA's abandoned secret bunker in Iran is like walking through a time machine.


  2. Saudi airstrikes targeting rebel military bases in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hawk Eye

    Iran's foreign ministry says airstrikes in Yemen are a "dangerous step" that will worsen the crisis in the country. The statement from Tehran on Thursday comes after Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes targeting military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels who are storming south in a bid to secure their hold on the country.


  3. Saudi Arabia is bombing Iran-backed rebels in Yemen who just plundered US intelligence filesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    As Yemen's conflict becomes increasingly sectarian and multi-sided - with military and pre-Arab Spring regime elements jostling for control against Iranian-assisted Shite Houthis who are in turn fighting Al Qaeda and perhaps also ISIS-linked Sunni extremists - Saudi Arabia responded to the chaos by increasing its military presence along its southern border. And the US is losing influence very fast: Yemeni President Abd Rabbah Mansur Hadi, a cooperative US counter-terror partner who had resigned, un-resigned, and then retreated to the coastal city of Aden over the past two months, fled the country by boat on March 25th.


  4. Iran-led forces are worsted in Tikrit in Tehran's first battlefield encounter with ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Debka

    The offensive launched by a mixed force of the Iraqi army and Iranian-led Shiite militias to capture Tikrit from the Islamic State has been thrown back, upsetting rosy US-led coalition predictions. The fighting for this important Sunni city died down not because the Iraqi troops and their assorted Iraqi, Afghan and Pakistan Shiite allies had thrown in the sponge, but because the casualties inflicted on them by the Islamic State had become too heavy to bear and carry on fighting.


  5. Jazz Legend Marcus Shelby Dreams Soundtrack for World Premiere of 'Isfahan'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 7x7

    With allusions to the Duke Ellington Orchestra's 1963 tour of Iran, the world premiere of the African-American Shakespeare Company's Isfahan , happening in May, tells the story an American jazz musician and an Iranian actress and the improbable friendship they develop as they travel to the beautiful Persian city of Isfahan. Tense present-day Middle East relations notwithstanding, this play explores the unique historical moment when an American art form galvanized generations of young Iranian musicians.


  6. Long licensing process frustrates Sydney doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    Since being hired by the Cape Breton District Health Authority last December, Dr. Cyrus Salimi has been waiting to be licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Fed up with the relentless pace of Toronto, Dr. Cyrus Salimi decided last December he would practise in Cape Breton.


  7. An international expat finds some roots in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Calgary Journal

    Amin Sabzevari immigrated from Iran, Katherine Huitema a Calgary Journal writer met Sabzevari through her father. Here is his story.


  8. An Entrepreneur Who Will Change Your View Of TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 |

    I'm a London-based journalist telling stories about entrepreneurs, current affairs, tech, food and travel. I'm fascinated by the intersection of modern culture, societal trends, world events and great ideas or concepts.


  9. Lee Young-ae Celebrates Iranian New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Chosun Ilbo

    Lee Young-ae has become the first Korean actor to be invited to Iranian New Year celebrations at the Iranian Embassy in Seoul on Sunday. Lee starred in the worldwide hit MBC TV series "Jewel in the Palace," which was hugely popular in Iran with ratings of over 50 percent.


  10. Irans's National Football coach grounded for tax evasionRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Payvand News of Iran

    Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese head coach of Iran's National Football Team, has been banned from leaving Iran on the charge of tax evasion. Queiroz was reportedly informed of the travel ban at Imam Khomeini International Airport, as he was setting out for Austria with the national team to take part in two friendly games, but he has now returned to Tehran.


  11. Harper expresses hopes for a a oetyrannya free Iran at Canadian Iranian galaRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | Lethbridge Herald

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he hopes one day Iran will be "free from tyranny," and until then Canada will be a place of refuge for Iranians. Harper delivered opening remarks Saturday night in Vancouver to a large audience at the Canadian Iranian Foundation's 10th Annual Nowruz Gala, celebrating the Iranian New Year.


  12. Iran coach Queiroz banned from leaving country over taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Newsday

    Authorities stopped Iran coach Carlos Queiroz from leaving the country Saturday over accusations of an unpaid tax bill, an Iranian football federation official said. The travel ban was lifted later in the day after talks with tax officials.


  13. Colorado Voices: A note to Iran and deus ex machinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Denver Post

    Judging from the 2009 protests in which millions of Iran's citizens marched in the streets after charges that their presidential election was rigged, many ordinary Iranians also want rational leadership. I was a young adult in the 1970s and '80s, and political turmoil filled our nightly newscasts.


  14. Football: Queiroz stopped from leaving Iran over taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Peninsula

    Iran's outgoing coach Carlos Queiroz was stopped from flying out of the country Saturday over tax matters, media reports said, forcing his players to leave Tehran for Europe without him. The 62-year-old Portuguese resigned his post on Friday, citing external "pressures" just six months after extending his contract until 2018.


  15. John Boehner announces post-election visit to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Christian Science Monitor

    The House speaker's visit, which is scheduled to take place during the two-week congressional recess, will coincide with the end of controversial multi-lateral talks with Iran that aim to curb that country's ability to make a nuclear weapon. Both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Republicans have been highly critical of the talks - with Speaker Boehner inviting Mr. Netanyahu to address Congress directly about the issue last month, without first consulting the White House .


  16. Why I Love NoroozRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Global Voices Online

    Tori Egherman explains Norooz traditions, and why she loves it. Photo by Ehsan Khakbaz H. via Flickr Written by Tori Egherman , Program Coordinator at Arseh Sevom .


  17. House Speaker Boehner to travel to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | USA Today

    House Speaker John Boehner will travel to Israel during an upcoming congressional break, as Republicans seek to highlight the increasingly tense relationship between President Obama and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. House Speaker Boehner to travel to Israel House Speaker John Boehner will travel to Israel during an upcoming congressional break, as Republicans seek to highlight the increasingly tense relationship between President Obama and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.


  18. A film to give women a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Financial Times

    If Kafka had been transposed to 21st-century Iran, he would have recognised several elements in Sara Najafi's story. The real-life protagonist of the documentary No Land's Song , she deals with increasingly surreal impositions of authority as she strives to put on a concert featuring only female singers.


  19. Ani, Babylon, Pompeii: The Must-Visit 'Lost Cities'Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Groong

    ANI, BABYLON, POMPEII: THE MUST-VISIT 'LOST CITIES' 16:16, 20 Mar 2015 Siranush Ghazanchyan The 'lost cities' that you can still visit: MailOnline Travel has compiled a list of 10 must-visit 'lost cities,' guaranteed to satisfy everyone from history buffs to backpackers. >From the ancient city of Babylon in Iraq, also home to the mythical hanging gardens that have been named one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, to the medieval Armenian ruins of Ani, Turkey, these civilizations of yesteryear are nothing short of awe-inspiring.


  20. Armenia's growing relationship with Iran could affect IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Jerusalem Post

    The status of the Old City of Jerusalem and those holy places also presents one of the thorniest issues in the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the latest installment in this long-drawn drama involves the Republic of Armenia and the Islamic Republic of Iran. The Armenian leadership's cancellation of a planned visit to Jerusalem in February 2010 by then-prime minister Tigran Sargsyan provided a cause for concern and puzzlement for the Israeli government that persists to this day.