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59 min ago | Tehran Times

Terrorism, drugs are main sources of insecurity in Central Asia: Iran defense chief

Iran's defense minister says terrorism and drug trafficking are two main factors behind insecurity in the Central Asian region. "Given its extensive experience in the fight against these ominous phenomena [of terrorism and drugs], the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to transfer its know-how to the neighboring countries and cooperate with them in these fields," the brigadier general noted.

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59 min ago | Tehran Times

Iran shares cast a spell

The best performing stock market in the world in 2013 was up 130 per cent last year. The country it serves has a population of nearly 80 million, some 40 percent of whom are under the age of 24. It has one of the world's highest literacy rates and is also home to the world's fourth largest proven crude oil reserves.

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59 min ago | Tehran Times

Terrorism, drugs are main sources of insecurity in Central Asia: Iran defense chief

Iran's defense minister says terrorism and drug trafficking are two main factors behind insecurity in the Central Asian region. "Given its extensive experience in the fight against these ominous phenomena [of terrorism and drugs], the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to transfer its know-how to the neighboring countries and cooperate with them in these fields," the brigadier general noted.

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2 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

More Arbitrary Repression in Iran

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7 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Conference on ISIS Excludes Syria, Iran; Iran, U.S. Reject Idea of Cooperating Militarily

Thirty countries met in Paris yesterday at the invitation of the French president, Francois Hollande, to talk about the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria Among them were the U.S., Russia, China, and the U.K. and several Arab countries but not Syria, one of the countries in which ISIS is operating, nor Iran, which borders Iraq and, as every country in the region, considers ISIS a national security threat. Instead, the American and Iranian governments used the opportunity to exchange barbs.

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11 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

Iranian's Death Exposes Iran's Syria Strategy

Culturally Americans are very direct. We say what we mean, and we don't often beat around the bush.

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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Iran Makes Good on Warnings, Cuts Water Supplies to Tehran Users

Iran has backed up months of warnings to Tehran residents to reduce their water use amid continuing shortages by cutting supplies to those deemed as consuming too much, state media said. Some 3,057 "large consumers" of water in the capital have had their supplies cut by seven hours a day, said Rasoul Bagheri, Tehran Province Water and Wastewater Co.

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12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

With A Deadline Looming, Iran's Nuclear Talks Reopen In New York

Part of Iran's Arak heavy water plant is enveloped in steam in 2011. Many analysts say Iran tends to look at each new world crisis as potential negotiating leverage in the talks on its nuclear program.

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13 hrs ago | NewscastMedia.com

Iran: US and Israel created ISIL-Will defend Syria against US attack

Newscast Media TEHRAN-The chief of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps doubted the US intention to eradicate ISIL, saying that the US and its allies will regret any military operation in Syria, Al-Alam Website reported. "The Islamic Republic of Iran's policy is to support Syria and this US action is from a bullying position and is condemned and if it does so it will regret it," Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said on Tuesday.

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16 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Iran expects removal of sanctions: negotiator

TEHRAN Tehran expects Western countries to take measures to end all sanctions in case Iran and the group of 5+1 countries managed to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal, Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi says. "With regard to the talks, the Islamic Republic of Iran expects the Western countries to lift all sanctions against Iran after signing a comprehensive deal based on our previous agreements," Takht-Ravanchi said during a meeting with the head of the French Parliament's Defense and Armed Forces Committee Patricia Adam in Tehran on Monday.

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18 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Iran dispatches team to Manila investigate citizen's death

TEHRAN Iran has dispatched a fact-finding delegation to Manila to investigate the death of an Iranian national in a jail in the Philippines. The delegation, consisting of police officers and coroners, is led by Kazem Sajjadi, the director of the Foreign Ministry Department for Iranian Expatriates' Affairs.

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18 hrs ago | NCR Iran

UNSC: Sanctions against Iranian regime remains fully in effect

The United Nations sanctions against the Iranian regime will remain fully in effect and only a decision by the Security Council could change that, the acting president of the council said on Monday. Ms Rosemary DiCarlo, US Deputy Representative to the United Nations and acting president of the UN Security Council made the remarks in a UNSC meeting held on Monday in New York to hear a briefing on the activities of "Iran Sanctions Committee" based on the resolution 1737 adopted in 2006.

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20 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

EU's Ashton to handle Iran talks beyond November deadline

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton, left, walks next to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during a photo opportunity prior to the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at the United Nations offices in Geneva. Despite plans to leave her post, the European Union's outgoing foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will remain in charge of the West's negotiations with Iran even beyond the November 24 deadline, diplomatic sources in Europe said Monday .

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22 hrs ago | Trend

Quake jolts northern Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale jolted the city of Shahmirzad in the northern province of Semnan on Sept. 16. The tremor occurred at 05:09 , according to a report from the seismography center affiliated with Tehran University Geophysics Institute, Iran's Fars news agency reported.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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China calls for comprehensive settlement of Iranian nuclear issue

A Chinese envoy called here Monday on all relevant parties to adopt a flexible and pragmatic approach so as to reach a comprehensive settlement of the Iranian nuclear issue in the next phase of negotiations. Wang Min, China's deputy permanent representative to the UN, made the appeal at a Security Council meeting on the latest work of 1737 Committee, which is tasked with monitoring a set of sanctions against Iran established by Resolution 1737 and subsequent Council resolutions.

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Iranian president: Nuclear weapons-free Middle East favored

IranESs President Hassan Rouhani said here Monday Iran believes the Middle East should be free from all types of weapons of mass destruction , and especially the nuclear weapons, IRNA reported. 'We believe the Middle East must be declared as a WMD-free, and especially a nuclear weapons-free region, and the Islamic Republic of Iran presented the related proposal to the UN many years ago,' said Hassan Rouhani Monday evening in a meeting with the visiting Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Miroslav Lajcak.

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'Everyday Taxi Driver' Is Latest Threatened with ISIS Death

The 47-year-old is a taxi driver from northwest England whom friends describe as a "big man with a big heart," according to The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom. "He is the nicest of nice guys who has done so much to help other people," fellow taxi driver Kasim Jameel told the newspaper.

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Iran urges regional campaign to uphold Caspian peace

Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan has called for a concerted effort among the Caspian Sea littoral states to uphold the security and stability of the region, PressTV reported. Speaking in a meeting with Turkmen Defense Minister Begench Gundogdiev, Dehqan described the Caspian Sea as the "sea of peace and friendship" and said, "The littoral states should maintain the peace, security and stability of the sea through synergy, good neighborliness and confidence building."

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Jerusalem Post

Without Iran, world leaders tackle ISIS

WASHINGTON Thirty nations sent delegates to Paris on Monday to discuss military coordination against Islamic State, but Iranians were not among them. Those in attendance, including China, Russia, and the Arab League, agreed that "urgent" military action is required against the terrorist organization in northern Iraq.

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The Washington Post

Obama wants to team up with Iran

Last week we suspected Dennis Ross , former adviser to President Obama, was trying to wave the administration off from its desire to reconcile with Iran. It seems he was unsuccessful, and unfortunately the administration seems bent on doing just that.

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