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

    15 min ago | 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.


  2. Art news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN An Iranian cultural festival will be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from March 5 to 9, the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization announced on Tuesday. Exhibitions of Persian artworks and handicrafts, and musical performances have been arranged for the festival.


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

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    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.


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

    13 hrs ago |

    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.


  5. Persian cuisine flavorfulRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Persia on my mind. That seems to be a take on the old, sweet song that's playing lately, for several reasons.


  6. White House denies Israel aid at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of Israel

    Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon visiting the Arrow II intercepting missile launcher at the Palmahim Israeli Air Force base March 2, 2015. The White House on Monday denied it will curb US aid to Israel in response to a bitter fight over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bid to scuttle landmark negotiations with Iran.


  7. With Visit to Aden, US Envoy Supports Yemen's HadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    The United States threw its support behind Yemen's Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Monday, with an American envoy referring to the contested president as the country's "legitimate" leader. A visit by U.S. Ambassador Matthew Tueller to the southern Yemeni city of Aden, where Hadi set up base after Houthi rebels held him under house arrest in the capital and forced his resignation, was their first public meeting since Washington closed its embassy last month in Sana'a.


  8. How Iran's military chiefs operate in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Daily Times

    BAGHDAD: The face stares out from multiple billboards in central Baghdad, a grey-haired general casting a watchful eye across the Iraqi capital. This military commander is not Iraqi, though.


  9. Rival Yemeni camps entrench as Iran flights arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Daily Star

    Yemeni airport, security and transportation officials greet a plane from the Iranian private airline, Mahan Air, in Sanaa. SANAA: An Iranian airplane delivered supplies to Yemen's rebel-held capital Sunday, while the president gained support from influential tribal and provincial leaders in signs that the rival camps seeking to rule the rapidly unraveling country are entrenching their positions.


  10. Iran bolsters position in Middle East, Shiite Houthis take power in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | CNN

    Since Western and Saudi-backed President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi fled yemen earlier this month, Houthi rebels have tightened their control of the country, in effect cementing Iran's political power in the Gulf of Aden and dealing a major blow to regional Sunni heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Yemen, a country plagued for years by an al-Qaeda-led insurgency that has staged dozens of suicide attacks against government institutions, has also endured devastating poverty that has bred resentment and eventually rebellion, as Houthis took control in September after rapidly seizing key government and military institutions.


  11. Bob Belden, jazz musician with local ties, takes his band to Iran for a little cultural diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Post and Courier

    Bob Belden plays alto flute with bass player Jerome Parker Wells behind him. They are part of the band Animation, which performed in Iran last month.


  12. Iran confirms initiating direct flights to YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Trend

    An Iranian source has confirmed that the Islamic Republic has signed an agreement with Shiite rebels- Ansarullah- who control Yemen's capital to set up direct flights between the two countries. The agreement was signed after a Yemeni delegation's visit to Tehran last week, an Iranian source said, the country's ISNA news agency reported March 1. The first flight carrying humanitarian supplies and medical assistance to Yemen has been initiated from Tehran to Sanaa on March 1, the source said.


  13. Historical-cultural affinities between Turkey, Iran discussedRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN The historical and cultural affinities between Turkey and Iran were discussed during a meeting at Yunus Emre Institute in Tehran on Thursday. The director of the institute, Mehmet Selim zban, and Iranian scholar Alireza Dadashzadeh delivered speeches at the meeting, which was attended by a large number of Iranian tour guides.


  14. Yemen, Iran sign agreement to open direct flight routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Republic

    Shiite rebels who control Yemen's capital have signed an agreement with Iranian authorities in Tehran to set up direct flights between the two countries, the nation's official news agency reported Saturday. The SABA news agency, controlled by the Shiite rebels known as Houthis, says the memorandum of understanding between aviation officials from the two countries calls for 14 flights per week from each side.


  15. Yemen, Iran sign agreement to open direct flight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A Houthi Shiite rebel with Yemen's flag painted on his face chants slogans during a rally to show support for leader of rebels, Abdel-Malik al-Houthi in Sanaa, Yemen, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Yemen's Shiite rebel leader lashed out at Saudi Arabia on Thursday, accusing it of seeking to split the country following his group's power grab, as a U.N. envoy met the embattled Yemeni president who has fled the capital, Sanaa.


  16. Hosseini is Kearney's only master mender of timepiecesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Washington Times

    Amid grandfather clocks, wall clocks, mantel clocks, Seiko watches and a few dainty cuckoo clocks, Saadat Hosseini sits peering through a magnifying loop at a tiny hair spring that is just .02 millimeters in size, as tiny as the head of a pin. He is repairing a watch.


  17. Iran plans to become world's hub for Halal tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Today.Az

    With the rise of numbers of tourists visiting Iran, the Islamic country plans to transform itself into the world's hub for Halal tourism, catering directly to Muslim families. Massoud Soltanifar, Vice President and head of the Cultural Heritage Organization said his government plans to expand Halal tourism and attract an anticipated 10-15 million visitors to Iran every year, Press TV reported.


  18. Photo Gallery: The Photos That Maddened The MullahsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Weekday Magazine

    Alaei took this photo of a young Afghan working at a tailor's shop. "It was during summer, the weather was warm, and [the Afghan teenager] was not wearing a shirt while working," Alaei said.


  19. Bridging two cultures within one communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Jewish Journal

    A recent discussion at Sinai Temple called "Inside the Persian Jewish Community" examined the community's internal as well as external forces, as talk turned to the stereotypes and tensions that sometimes develop with local Ashkenazi Jews. "Persians feel so judged by the Ashkenazi community," said Saba Soomekh, a religious studies professor at CSUN who was born in Tehran and raised in Beverly Hills.


  20. Zahra Khalkhali is the Iranian PhD student behind Amherst's controversial banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Mail

    Zahra Khalkhali is a 31-year-old Iranian national whose doctoral research on fuel cells got her booted from Umass Khalkhali was banned from returning to the U.S. early this year after Umass dropped its sponsorship of her visa while she was visiting home After dropping her, Umass rewrote its policies to protect the school from a 2012 law banning Iranians from training for careers in Iran's energy sector Behind Umass Amherst's infamous ban on Iranian students studying at the university is a 31-year-old doctoral student from outside Tehran whose experience sparked the entire controversy.