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  1. Iran FM says reopening of British embassy in Tehran takes timeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Trend

    Tehran, Iran, Jan. 28 By Milad Fashtami - Trend: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the reopening of British embassy in Tehran and Iranian embassy in London takes time. Zarif rejected the rumors that Britain has asked for compensation in order to reopen its embassy in Tehran, Iran's Fars News Agency reported on Jan. 28. "We don't need to pay them any compensation, but for opening an embassy certain facilities should be prepared and it takes time for the both sides to pave the way," he explained.

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  2. Visiting Iranian FM Discusses Tehran-Yerevan Ties With Armenian CounterpartRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Groong

    Big News Network Jan 27 2015 Visiting Iranian FM Discusses Tehran-Yerevan Ties With Armenian Counterpart Tuesday 27th January, 2015 Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on January 27 discussed bilateral ties with his Armenian counterpart Eduard Nalbandian. At a joint press conference after the talks in Yerevan, Zarif said Armenia's joining Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union this month had opened new opportunities for Tehran to develop ties with Russia via Armenia.

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  3. Iran reconfirms implementation of joint projects with ArmeniaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Groong

    Iran reconfirms implementation of joint projects with Armenia YEREVAN, January 27. / ARKA /. Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has reconfirmed today his government's plans to implement several joint projects with Armenia, including the construction of hydropower plants on the border River Arax and a railway from Iran to Armenia.

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  4. Iran 'more welcoming than anywhere I've been'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stuff.co.nz

    I was at a dusty bus station outside the desert city of Yazd, and I was being watched. Not just by this old man vigorously shaking my hand, but by his friend, and his friend's friend too.

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  5. Iran, Iraq to boost cooperation in post, telecommunication sectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Trend

    By Milad Fashtami - Trend: Iran's Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi held a meeting with visiting Iraqi Minister of Communications, Hassan Kadhim Al-Rashed in Tehran. During the meeting the two sides stressed the need to boost their relations in different fields including telecommunication, post, post bank, satellite, internet, land lines, mobile phones, and IT, Iran's ILNA News Agency reported on Jan. 26. The two sides also agreed on reducing roaming tariffs.

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  6. World leaders pay respects on Saudi day of mourningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Daily Star

    French President, Francois Hollande expresses his condolences to the new Saudi King, Salman bin Abdul Aziz on January 24, 2015 at the Diwan royal palace in Riyadh.AFP PHOTO / POOL / YOAN VALAT RIYADH: More foreign leaders flocked to Saudi Arabia paying their respects to King Salman Sunday, as the normally gridlocked streets of Riyadh were quiet on a day of mourning for his predecessor Abdullah. From across the Arab and Muslim worlds, from Europe, Asia and America, presidents, prime ministers and sheikhs have flown in to express condolences.

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  7. Leaders arrive to pay respects to King AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Denver Post

    World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to give their condolences following the death of King Abdullah, who died early Friday at age 90 after nearly two decades at the helm. Despite deep tensions and rivalries between the nations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was among the first to arrive to the Sunni-ruled kingdom on Saturday.

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  8. Dignitaries head to Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Miami Herald

    World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to give their condolences following the death of King Abdullah, who died early Friday at age 90 after nearly two decades at the helm. Despite deep tensions and rivalries between the nations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was among the first to arrive to the Sunni-ruled kingdom on Saturday where he was greeted at the airport by the late king's son, Prince Turki, who is governor of Riyadh.

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  9. Jack Straw urges London to restore ties with Tehran soonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN Former British foreign secretary Jack Straw has called on London to accelerate its efforts to restore ties with Tehran. "There's wide cross-party agreement that particularly with the turbulence in the region, especially in Iraq and Syria, the quicker we establish full diplomatic relations with Iran, the better," the Financial Times quoted Straw as saying on Wednesday.

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  10. The world's dignitaries to honor King AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday to give their condolences following the death of King Abdullah, who died early Friday at age 90 after nearly two decades at the helm. Despite deep tensions and rivalries between the nations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was among the first to arrive to the Sunni-ruled kingdom on Saturday where he was greeted at the airport by the late king's son, Prince Turki, who is governor of Riyadh.

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  11. World leaders head to Saudi Arabia to pay tribute to late King AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Canada.com

    Environment Canada posted a rainfall warning early Friday morning, saying a Pineapple Express was expected to hit Metro Vancouver this weekend, bringing with it up to 100 millimetres of rain in some areas. The federal weather agency says rainfall amounts of up to five millimetres an hour will result in 50 to 70 millimetres of rain by Saturday morning, and up to 100 millimetres over parts of Howe Sound and near the North Shore mountains.

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  12. Scholars review "Travelogue" in ShirazRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Tehran Times

    Scholars reviewed and discussed "Travelogue" written by Iran's Deputy for Handicrafts of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Bahman Namvar-Motlaq during a session at Fars National Library and Archives in Shiraz on Thursday. The book contains Namvar-Motlaq's memories during his travels to Badab-e Surt natural site in the Iranian northern city Sari, Yakh-Morad Cave in Azadbar village near Karaj city, and Kuhrang County in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in 2011 and 2012.

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  13. New heir to Saudi throne is relatively liberal outsiderRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | The Otago Daily Times

    Prince Muqrin bin Abdul-Aziz gestures during a news conference in Riyadh, in this file picture taken 2007. Photo by Reuters Saudi Arabia's new Crown Prince Muqrin represents the biggest break from the kingdom's tradition of any of his predecessors in the role - both because of his lowly maternal birth and his foreign education.

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  14. Israeli PM's unscheduled Congress speech causes diplomatic uproar in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Russia Taday

    A rift is emerging between the US and Israel, after Barack Obama's administration hit out at Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu for speaking to Congress without consent. The Democrats say they are in the dark about Prime Minister Netanyahu being allowed to speak to Congress about Iran.

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  15. What's on this weekend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The RiotACT

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that the anticipation of a long weekend kills any desire to be productive at work. You could alternate between refreshing Facebook and checking personal emails for the next seven hours, or you could use that time to plan the perfect three-day weekend.

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  16. Congress on YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Roll Call

    Things have settled down, at least for now, after Houthi rebels reached an agreement with Yemen's president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi. Here's what some lawmakers said about the situation in recent days, across a range of political spectrums: Remember when the president gave his speech that we're going to degrade and destroy ISIS in exactly the model of Yemen and Somalia? Now that shows you how out of touch and delusional the president of the United States is.

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  17. On the road in Iranian KurdistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CNN

    A Sunni man prays in a river in the Hawraman Valley, a predominantly Kurdish area that extends into northern Iraq. In the Howraman Valley, traditional dress for women is often vividly colored, with yellow, orange and red fabrics featured prominently in Kurdish towns and villages.

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  18. VIDEO: The papers: Wednesday's front pagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newsday

    Broadcaster David Davies and Black British Business Awards founder Melanie Eusebe joined the BBC News Channel to review Wednesday's papers. They began by discussing the Times's report suggesting that Home Secretary Theresa May is blocking the reopening of the British embassy in Tehran until 4,000 illegal immigrants are deported back to Iran.

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  19. Yemen rebels take presidential palace, deny coup - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    A second consecutive day of violence in Yemen's capital raised fears of deepening instability in a nation regarded as pivotal to Washington's counterterrorism efforts in the Middle East. Fresh assaults by Houthi rebels on Tuesday had sparked speculation that the U.S.-backed government in Sanaa could fall, prompting an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council in New York.

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  20. Cluster of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infections in Iran, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    During January 2013-August 2014, a total of 1,800 patients in Iran who had respiratory illness were tested for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. A cluster of 5 cases occurred in Kerman Province during May-July 2014, but virus transmission routes for some infections were unclear.

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