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  1. Russian Iranologists visit TehranRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Tehran Times

    Russian Iranologists Arseniy Vydrin and Natalia Chalisova arrived in Tehran on Tuesday to visit Iran in a weeklong program. The all-expenses-paid trip has been organized by the Iranian Embassy in Moscow to observe the achievements of scholars in Iranian studies, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Wednesday.

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  2. Iran's Persepolis bids farewell to AFC Champion League after loss to Saudi Arabia's Al-HilalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran's Persepolis lost to Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal 3-0 in the AFC Champions League's round of 8. Suffered from a late defeat to Persepolis in Tehran, Al-Hilal won the Iranian club team 3-0 Tuesday night in Riyadh's King Fahad Stadium. Backed by over 100,000 fans, Persepolis beat the visiting Al-Hilal 1-0 in the first leg of round of 16 on May 19, as Brazilian defender Digao opened his own net, tapping in Persepolis striker Mehdi Taremi's left cross from the edge of the woodwork two minutes into stoppage time of the second half.

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  3. IRGC tests speedboats cruising at 110 knots per hourRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

    The commander of the naval forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the forces have tested indigenous speedboats that can cruise at 110 knots per hour. Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi made the remarks during a national conference on the development and construction of speedboats in Tehran on Tuesday.

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  4. Iran disses Daesh with international cartoon competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Iran has launched an anti-Isis [Daesh] cartoon competition, inviting submissions from around the world which mock the militant group and the atrocities it has committed. Organisers said selected works would be displayed at four cultural centres across Tehran, and that a winner would be announced on 31 May. According to the state-run IRNA news agency, artists were briefed by Iran's House of Cartoon to focus on "the crimes committed by the Islamic State ".

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  5. Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    Iran has launched an anti-Isis cartoon competition, inviting submissions from around the world which mock the militant group and the atrocities it has committed. Organisers said selected works would be displayed at four cultural centres across Tehran, and that a winner would be announced on 31 May. According to the state-run IRNA news agency, artists were briefed by Iran's House of Cartoon to focus on "the crimes committed by the Islamic State ".

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  6. Iran, Oman sign maritime agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    The agreement was signed by the visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the Omani Interior Minister Hamoud Bin Faisal Albusaidi. According to the agreement, the longest sea border between Iran and Oman was delimited within 450 km, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.

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  7. Iran summons Saudi envoy over attack on embassy in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned Saudi Arabia's chargA d'affaires in Tehran to protest against a rocket attack near the Iranian Embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa. Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the Saudi diplomat, currently Riyadh's most senior diplomat in Tehran on May 25 night and asked him to remind the Saudi Arabia authorities to perform their duties regarding the protection of the diplomats and diplomatic areas, Iran's IRNA news agency reported Iranian Foreign Ministry condemned the attack on the Iranian Embassy, saying that Tehran deems attacks and threats on security of diplomatic places and diplomats as a 'flagrant violation of international conventions.'

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  8. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RTE.ie

    Just before midnight, a couple returned to their home and became aware there were a number of intruders in the house. The woman raised the alarm.

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  9. Report: Iran summons Saudi envoy over Yemen strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 13WHAM

    Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned Saudi Arabia's envoy over an airstrike near Tehran's embassy in Yemen. It says Iran warned the Saudi charge d'affaires late Monday against any violations of the diplomatic immunity of embassy staff and facilities.

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  10. Washington Post journalist's trial in Iran will be 'closed to the world'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    The trial of Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian , who is being held on espionage charges in Iran, is due to start on Tuesday. After 10 months languishing in the notorious Evin Prison, the Tehran bureau chief is set to face a closed door trial, according to a statement posted online by The Post 's Executive Editor Martin Baron.

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  11. Art news in briefRead the original story

    Monday | Tehran Times

    Tehran - A large collection of photographs on the theme of the liberation of Khorramshahr from Iraqi forces on May 24, 1982 opened at the Abadan Museum of Contemporary Art on Sunday. The exhibit is displaying works by Mahmud Farnud, Mohsen Rastani, Kazem Akhavan, Mohsen Chubdaar, Rasul Mollaqolipur and Rasul Sadr-Ameli.

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  12. Big spending Guangzhou playing for Champs League survivalRead the original story

    Sunday | ETaiwanNews.com

    Guangzhou Evergrande has spent over $100 million since 2010 on Italian coaches like Marcello Lippi and Fabio Cannavaro and on South American talent such as Dario Conca and Ricardo Goulart, so leaving the 2015 Asian Champions League at the second round stage is certainly not part of the plan. Cantonese club, which has won the last four Chinese Super League titles and the 2013 continental crown, said goodbye to Lippi in November 2014 as the World Cup-winning coach returned to Europe after two and a half years of success.

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  13. Why aren t we taking out thoseflag waving ISIS trucks?Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | Lucianne.com

    We know where President ObamaA s priorities are. He sees global warming or climate change as the threat of our times.

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  14. Rick Steves' EuropeRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    RICK STEVES' EUROPE offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture.

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  15. ZoroastriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | TrekEarth

    I do not purport to know much about Zoroastrians and therefore I include the information below for your perusal. It is a fascinating religion, no less so for the ways some aspects of it have been part of the Iranian way of life even after the Islamic Revolution.I shall follow this image with a few more pictures and information about the Prophet Zoroastra and Farvahar, the winged figure you see above the temple's entrance.

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  16. Sudanese president heads to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday: news agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir will travel to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for the second time in less than two months, according to a news report. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir walking with Saudi Arabia's King Salman Bin Abdel Aziz in Riyadh on 25 March 2015 Saudi Arabia state news agency which carried the report said that Bashir will arrive in Riyadh for talks with King Salman Bin Abdelaziz on bilateral relations along with regional and international issues of mutual concern.

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  17. I was looking forward to Iran through my borderless journey: Swiss cyclistRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Tehran Times

    The Swiss cyclist Billy Bre, 20, travelled Iran in March and April 2015. As a young adventurer, she has a different view from tourists about the countries she crossed.

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  18. Hultgren Urges Congressional Leaders to Protect Religious Minorities under Attack by IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Illinoisreview

    U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren , Executive Committee member of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, joined his colleagues this week in urgingsenior congressional leaders to reauthorize an amendment that preserves a secure pathway to asylum for persecuted religious minority groups in Iran. Known as the "Lautenburg Amendment," this lifeline provides expedited refugee processing for people recognized by the State Department as "at-risk" groups living in Iran, predominantly Christians, Baha'is, and Jews.

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  19. Place in ACL quarters at stake as Al Sadd, Lekhwiya clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Former continental champions Al Sadd will take on Qatar Stars League champions Lekhwiya in an all-Qatari clash in the first leg of their AFC Champions League Round of 16 tie tomorrow as the race for a place in the quarter-finals of the continental competition resumes. The meeting between 2011 AFC Cahmpions League winners Al Sadd and domestic league champions Lekhwiya, who successfully defended their title under Danish coach Michael Laudrup, will be the second tie within a span of five days.

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  20. Iran, Oman launch new shipping routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Trend

    Iran has inaugurated a new shipping route to Oman a move expected to help diversify the country's access to international export markets, Press TV reported. The route that has been established between Iran's Shahid Rajaee and the Omani port of Sohar was inaugurated on May 14 through a ceremony at the southern Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas.

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