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  1. Brussels returns Iranian antiquities taken by Belgian diplomatRead the original story

    Thursday | Tehran Times

    The Cinquantenaire Museum - Royal Museums of Art and History in Brussels has returned a collection of Persian artifacts, which had been taken by a Belgian diplomat 35 years ago. The collection, which contains over 300 ancient items, was restituted to the Iranian Embassy in Brussels after a Brussels appeals court ruled that the Iranian artifacts must be sent back to Iran, the Iranian presidential office announced on its website on Tuesday.

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  2. Iran touts 'drug addict radar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times of Israel

    An Iranian scientist claimed this week he had invented a radar system which can detect drug addicts from nearly a mile away, and measure the level of narcotics flooding their system. According to the Iranian Mehr News Agency, the system was designed to identify explosives and bodies buried under rubble, as well as alcohol and drugs.

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  3. The Futility of Obama's Letter Writing Campaign to Iran's RegimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | National Review Online

    Obama's goal is to melt away Khamenei's severe distrust of the United States. "If countries like Iran are willing to unclench their fist, they will find an extended hand from us," declared Obama at the start of his presidency in 2009.

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  4. Obama and Cuba: Right for the Wrong ReasonsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | The Weekly Standard

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  5. British envoy holds - productive meetings' in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN The non-resident British charge d'affaires to Tehran says he has held productive meetings with Iranian officials in Tehran, expressing hope that the two sides would make more progress soon. "Really enjoyed my trip to Iran this week.

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  6. Iran's parliamentary delegation to visit London in near futurRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Trend

    A delegation consisted of Iranian MP will travel to London before the end of the current Iranian calendar year . MP Abbas Ali Mansouri said that one of the main goals of the visit is to reopen British embassy it Tehran, Iran's ISNA News Agency reported on Dec. 21. Mansouri, who is a member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, said that expansion of parliamentary ties and addressing the problems of Iranian expatriates living in Britain are also among the other main topics of the negotiations between the two sides.

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

    Saturday Dec 20 | Daily Times

    AMMAN: 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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  8. Exclusive: Iran's support for Syria tested by oil price dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | 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 insurgents in a nearly four-year-old civil war and also prop up a currency under pressure.

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

    Friday Dec 19 | 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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  10. Larijani expected in Beirut this weekend: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | 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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  11. Jannati: Culture Ministry Is Ready To Publish Armenian BooksRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  12. Iran, Britain to discuss reopening of respective embassiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Armenian Ministers To Attend Summit In Iran On 15 DecRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Groong

    ARMENIAN MINISTERS TO ATTEND SUMMIT IN IRAN ON 15 DEC Tasnim News Agency, Iran Dec 14 2014 A delegation of Armenian ministers will travel to Tehran on 15-16 December to participate in the 12th summit of Iran-Armenia Joint Committee of Economic Cooperation, Tasnim news agency reported on 14 December. According to the report, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharyan, Minister of Finance Gagik Khachatryan, Minister of Transport and Communications Gagik Beglaryan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Edvard Nalbandyan, Minister of Agriculture Sergo Karapetyan, Minister of Urban Development Narek Sargsyan, Minister of Health Armen Muradyan, and Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan will attend the summit.

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  18. Iranian parliamentary delegation plans Britain visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Jerusalem Post

    An Iranian parliamentary delegation plans to visit Britain soon, an Iranian lawmaker said on Sunday. The Iranian delegation will be visiting at the invitation of former British foreign minister Jack Straw, who heads the Britain-Iran parliamentary friendship group, Iranian parliament member Abbasali Mansouri told Iran's Tasnim News Agency.

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  19. Antelias: His Holiness Aram I Visits the Lebanese Embassy in Abu DhabiRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Groong

    Press Release Catholicosate of Cilicia Communication and Information Department Tel: 410001, 410003 Fax: 419724 E- mail: info@armenianorthodoxchurch.org Web: www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org PO Box 70 317 Antelias-Lebanon His Holiness Aram I Visits the Lebanese Embassy in Abu Dhabi Antelias - 8 December 2014. On Monday, Catholicos Aram I arrived at the Lebanese Embassy accompanied by the Catholical Vicar for the UAE, the prelate of Isfahan and representatives of the Armenian Community in the Emirates.

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  20. John SlanchikRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Weirton Daily Times

    John , Slanchik, born Dec. 11, 1921, Fairpoint, Ohio, passed at age 92 in Port Orchard, WA on Nov. 28, 2014.

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