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  1. Latest News : Number of foreigners visiting Iran's Susa increasingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Over 1,800 foreign tourists visited Iran's historic city of Shush during the Iranian calendar month of Farvardin . Most of the tourists were from Germany and France, Shush governor Reza Nejati told the Persian service of IRNA on Monday.

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  2. Inside the Qur'an - an author's journey to the heart of IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Toronto Star

    "Throughout my 17 years as a journalist writing about Islamic societies no editor ever asked me 'What does it say in the Qur'an about this?'" Carla Power , a former Newsweek journalist, spent a year studying the Qur'an with Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi, a renowned Islamic scholar. They struck up a friendship in the 1990s while working at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, a think-tank in England, as they mapped the spread of Islam in Asia. 1 comment

  3. Afghanistan willing to enjoy Iranian cooperation in various trade sectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Trend

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's trip to Iran came with many good outcomes, especially in economy, transit, border affairs, customs, and transit, Trade Attach at the Afghan Embassy in Tehran Abdolhadi Farhang told Trend on April 25. The official hoped that grounds would be laid for Afghanistan to use Iran's capabilities in water treatment, electricity, energy, and power plant projects. "Iran's export to Afghanistan stands at about $2.5 billion and its import from Afghanistan at about $50 billion," he stated.

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  4. Ted Cruz: Cancel Iran deal andmove embassy to JerusalemRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | Lucianne.com

    Sen. Ted Cruz promises a bold shift in U.S. foreign policy if heA s elected president that would cancel President ObamaA s arms deal with Iran and move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. On the eve of remarks to the Republican Jewish Coalition, the White House contender laid out bullet points for his approach to the Middle East in an interview with the Washington Examiner that would sharply rebuke ObamaA s eight years.

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  5. Protest In Front Of Turkish Embassy In Iran On Occasion Of Armenian Genocide CentennialRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | Groong

    PROTEST IN FRONT OF TURKISH EMBASSY IN IRAN ON OCCASION OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENNIAL 18:02 24/04/2015 >> REGION The Armenian community of Iran held a protest in front of the Turkish Embassy in Tehran to mark the Armenian Genocide Centennial, Iranian outlet Tabnak.ir reports. As the article reads, after the event in the neighborhood of St. Sarkis church in Tehran, the representatives of the Iranian Armenian community marched towards the Embassy of Turkey to Tehran.

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  6. Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorative Event Held In Neighborhood Of St. Sarkis Church, TehranRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | Groong

    ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATIVE EVENT HELD IN NEIGHBORHOOD OF ST. SARKIS CHURCH, TEHRAN 12:26 24/04/2015 >> SOCIETY Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorative event was held in the neighborhood of St. Sarkis Church, Tehran, Iranian information agency ISNA reports.

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  7. Iran: Ynet reporter not a spyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Ynetnews

    Orly Azoulay's recent reports of her visit to Iran have caused quite a stir in the Islamic Republic, which has come out against Ynet's print-publication Yediot Ahronoth's "Zionist emissary who managed to enter the country under the noses of the authorities." Armed with a visa issued by the Iranian Foreign Ministry, and without making any efforts to conceal her identity, Azoulay went to Iran as part of a delegation organized by the New York Times - and was warmly welcomed by her hosts.

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  8. Lufthansa A346 at Frankfurt on Apr 18th 2015, could not fully retract landing gearRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | AVHerald

    A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHU performing flight LH-600 from Frankfurt/Main to Tehran Imam Khomeini , was climbing out of Frankfurt's runway 07C when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 reporting they could not fully retract the landing gear. The aircraft subsequently climbed to FL140 to dump fuel and returned to Frankfurt for a safe landing on runway 07C about 50 minutes after departure.

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  9. Did a Chinese-Russian-Iranian coalition opposing NATO debut in Moscow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Russia Taday

    The Moscow Conference on International Security in April was used as a venue to give notice to the US and NATO that other world powers will not let it do as it pleases. Talk about joint efforts between China, India, Iran, and Iran against NATO expansion were augmented with plans for tripartite military talks between Beijing, Moscow, and Tehran.

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  10. U.S. aircraft carrier near Yemen gives Obama "options"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CBS News

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he is concerned that Iranian ships heading toward Yemen may be carrying advanced weapons for the Houthi rebels, and moving a U.S. aircraft carrier to the region gives the president options. Making his first public remarks on the Iranian cargo ships, Carter told reporters traveling with him that he is not prepared to say whether the U.S. would be willing to forcibly stop and board one of the Iranian ships if it tries to cross into Yemen.

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  11. US defense chief fears Iran ships carrying arms for Houthi rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Times of Israel

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he is concerned that Iranian ships heading toward Yemen may be carrying advanced weapons for the Houthi rebels, and moving a US aircraft carrier to the region gives the president options. Making his first public remarks on the Iranian cargo ships, Carter told reporters traveling with him that he is not prepared to say whether the US would be willing to forcibly stop and board one of the Iranian ships if it tries to cross into Yemen.

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  12. 10 little known things about Israel's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Times of Israel

    Ultra Orthodox Jewish Mickey Hayat practices Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art, as he holds an Israeli national flag, ahead of Israeli Independence Day. JTA - Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel's Independence Day, falls on April 23. In honor of the Jewish state's 67th birthday, we present, in no particular order, 10 little-known aspects of modern Israel's history.

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  13. Obama to release half of Guantanamo inmates in push to close camp - reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Russia Taday

    The Obama administration is working to release "dozens" of Guantanamo prisoners in the coming months, citing fears of possible obstruction by lawmakers to expedite the closing of the notorious camp. The first 10 prisoners may be released as early as June.

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  14. Saudi says Yemen strikes show Arab resolve to act aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Daily Times

    LONDON: Saudi Arabia's military intervention in neighbouring Yemen shows that the Sunni monarchy will stand up to Iran and that Arab states can protect their interests without US leadership, the kingdom's ambassador to Britain said. Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf also said that the Saudi-led coalition that has waged four weeks of air strikes against Shia Houthi fighters in Yemen had met its goals and could be a model for future joint Arab action.

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  15. Voluntary repatriation of refugees dependent on security and...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tehran Times

    There is a need to create conditions that are eventually conducive for Afghan refugees for their voluntary repatriation to Afghanistan mainly in the area of "security and development". These are the words of UNHCR's representative in Iran Sivanka Dhanapala said on the occasion of commemorating the 30th anniversary of partnership between Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigration's Affairs and United Nations High Commissioner .

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  16. Iran Will Wait For Armenia After April 24Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Groong

    IRAN WILL WAIT FOR ARMENIA AFTER APRIL 24 Hakob Badalyan, Political Commentator Comments - 22 April 2015, 11:48 The presidents of none of the four neighbors of Armenia will be in Armenia on April 24. It is clear with Turkey and Azerbaijan. Neither the presidents of Georgia and Iran, nor other high-level delegations of these countries will arrive.

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    Wednesday Apr 22 | Al Bawaba

    Dubai-based flydubai today announced the launch of flights to Lar in Iran, adding to the recent launch of operations to Ahwaz, Bandar Abbas, Esfahan, Hamadan, Shiraz and Tabriz earlier this year. Flights to Lar will commence on 02 May with three flights a week.

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  18. Julie Bishop's head covering sends the wrong message to Iranian leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Age

    The Foreign Minister has said she wants to forget about labels and look at what people do. In Tehran she undermined women agitating for freedom.

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  19. Venezuelans Press Need for Higher Oil Prices on Mideast VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Voice of America

    Venezuelan Oil Minister Asdrubal Chavez led the delegation that met Saudi Deputy Oil Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman and other officials in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Venezuela's oil minister led a delegation in meetings with Saudi Arabian officials Tuesday, following talks in Iran, in an OPEC diplomatic tour as its need for higher oil prices gains urgency.

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  20. Venezuelans Pushing for OPEC to Cut Supply, Raise Oil PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | News Max

    Venezuela's oil minister heads a delegation to meet Saudi Arabian oil officials on Tuesday, coming from talks in Iran, in an OPEC diplomatic tour as its need for higher oil prices gains urgency. Suffering from a slowing economy, soaring inflation and shortages, producer Venezuela is among the members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries most deeply wounded by the oil price fall.

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