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3 hrs ago | OpEdNews

What are the Differences Between Teymur Bakhtiar and PJAK---s leadership of Iran?

Those who care about Iran's future must understand the differences between tribal leadership and PJAK's leadership as taught by Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan.

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7 hrs ago | Trend

Iran reacts to news on landing of American plane in Tehran

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman reacting to broadcasted news on landing of an American plane in TehranESs Mehrabad Airport said on Friday that the US plane was chartered by Ghana Presidential Office and was carrying a high ranking Ghanaian delegation, IRNA reported.

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7 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Manhattan US Attorney Announces Settlement Relating to Iranian-Owned...

April 17, 2014 - Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States entered into a settlement agreement with the holders of terrorism-related judgments against the government of Iran concerning properties found to have been forfeited by the entities that served as fronts for the ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy

This Feb. 6, 2014 photo, provided by the office of the Iranian President, shows Hamid Aboutalebi, an Iranian diplomat, who was recently named as Iran's ambassador to the United Nations, speaking in his office in Tehran, Iran.

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8 hrs ago | Voice of America

Obama Signs Law to Bar Iran Diplomat from Serving in UN Post

Hamid Aboutalebi, an Iranian diplomat, who was recently named as Iran's ambassador at the United Nations, speaks at his office in Tehran, Iran.

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8 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

Iran: Hunger strike aims to support families of political prisoners

Arash Mohammadi and Ayat Mehralibeglo two Iranian political prisoners, have been on hunger strike in Tabriz Central Prison since Tuesday April 15 to protest the mistreatment of prisoners' families by prison authorities.

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12 hrs ago | CFR.org

Despite Ukraine, Iranian Nuclear Talks on Track

The crisis in Ukraine has not thus far diverted international diplomatic efforts toward a lasting deal on Tehran's controversial nuclear program, says Iran expert Barbara Slavin .

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15 hrs ago | Time

Execution, Interrupted: Killer's Life Spared Moments Before Hanging

Hundreds of people are executed every year in Iran. Balal, thanks to the actions of his victim's mother, will not be one of them.

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19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Iranians carry 'death to Israel' signs as Rouhani tells crowd he supports dialogue

Iranian president touts Tehran's military might but tells crowd at an annual parade that the country supports dialogue, not war.

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21 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Iran airport gets an unlikely U.S. visitor, but no one seems to know why

A corporate jet with a small American flag decal on the tail, which arrived despite complex trade rules against doing business with Iran, at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran, Iran, April 15, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes southern Iran

PanARMENIAN.Net - Iran's state TV said a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country.

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Russia Taday

Iran fulfilling most of its agreements under nuclear deal - IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors and Iranian technicians disconnect the connections between the twin cascades for 20 percent uranium production at nuclear power plant of Natanz, some 300 kilometres south of Tehran A monthly update by the IAEA says that Iran has cut its most sensitive stockpile of nuclear material by 75 percent, ... (more)

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Payvand News of Iran

H.E. Ambassador Farhad Sepahbody, Iranian Diplomat, dies at 85 in Sedona, Arizona.

H.E. Ambassador Farhad Sepahbody, a distinguished career diplomat during the reign of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, died in exile at his home in Sedona, Arizona, on Sunday, 6 April 2014.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Iranian mother saves son's killer from hanging with a slap

The father and mother of Abdolah Hosseinzadeh, who was murdered in a knife fight in 2007, remove the noose from his killer's neck.

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Emirates News Agency

Quake hits southern Iran

WAM TEHRAN, 17th April, 2014 -- An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck an area near the town of Shanbeh in Bushehr province, Southern Iran, early Thursday morning.

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Trend

Azerbaijani patients in Iran to have benefits

The Tabriz University of Medical Sciences prepared a program presenting benefits to Azerbaijanis arriving for treatment in Iran, and a special suite in one of the hospitals of the country.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

ABC News

Moderate Earthquake Jolts Southern Iran

Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country.

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Jerusalem Post

Plutonium in the Islamic Republic: Make-or-break issue or simply a decoy?

Iran will sway West to allow it to have permanent near nuclear break-out capability, if it exchanges reduced plutonium production capacity, dilution of medium-level enriched uranium for permanent enrichment capabilities of low-level uranium.

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Payvand News of Iran

Denying Involvement, Iran Vows to Investigate Jamming of Foreign Media

Earlier this week, Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Reza Taghipour denied his department's involvement in jamming satellite signals, and said the ministry was "seriously" pursuing the case.

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The Times of Israel

Iran's Zarif to visit Russia for Caspian confab

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Russia next week for a meeting of the countries that border the Caspian Sea, the official IRNA news agency reported.

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