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1 hr ago | Voice of America

US Grants Intelsat, Eutelsat New Waivers for Iran Channels

Iranian soldiers destroying satellite dishes with an army tank in the southwestern city of Shiraz.

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3 hrs ago | Foreign Affairs

This is What Detente Looks Like

MOHSEN MILANI is Professor of Politics and the Executive Director of the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies at the University of South Florida.

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8 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

Senior Iranian Ayatollah Says High-Speed Mobile Internet Is Un-Islamic

A leading conservative cleric in Iran is worried about the "negative features" of high-speed mobile Internet and 3G services.

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8 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

Families of striking Iranian miners angered by bail

While the court has issued bail for workers detained during the labour protests in Bafgh, their families protest that the accused "have not committed any crime and should not be required to put up bail for their release."

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9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Tiny particles have big potential in debate over nuclear proliferation

The solution to the big issue of nuclear nonproliferation might be smaller than you think, so small it's virtually invisible and massless.

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13 hrs ago | NCR Iran

Iranian regime and ISIS, and the joint element linking them

Confronting the issue of the terrorist group ISIS, which has been recently thrust into the international media following the fall of Mosul in Iraq, cannot be achieved without eroding its pillars of support that allowed this phenomenon to emerge.

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17 hrs ago | Ynetnews

Poll: 89% of Gazans support rocket fire on Israel

A vast majority of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip - 88.9 percent - are in favor of rocket fire on Israel, a new poll shows, while 61 percent say they would not want United Nations forces in the Strip.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Iranian, Turkish cultural institutes to cooperate

Deputy Director of IranESs Book City Institute and Chairman of Ataturk Higher Institute of Culture, Language and History called for expansion of cultural cooperation between Tehran and Ankara, IRNA reported.

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Quake again shakes Mormouri in Ilam province in Iran

An earthquake measuring 4 on Richter scale shook Mormouri in western province of Ilam on Thursday early morning, IRNA reported.

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TIME.com

The Enemy of My Enemy: Iran Arms Kurds in Fight Against ISIS

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter stands guard at the Bakirta frontline near the town of Makhmur, south of Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan on Aug. 27, 2014.

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Nuclear chief: Iran ready to launch new generation of centrifuges

Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi announced on Wednesday that Tehran is preparing to launch a new generation of nuclear centrifuge machines called IR8, FNA reported.

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The York Daily Record

Report: Iran redesigning reactor as part of deal

Iranian state television is reporting that the Islamic Republic has begun redesigning its Arak heavy water reactor to limit the amount of plutonium it can make as part of the country's temporary deal over its nuclear program with world powers.

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Daily Reporter

Iran says purported Israeli drone came from north

In this undated image taken from the Iranian state TV's Arabic-language channel Al-Alam, shows what the broadcast purports is an Israeli drone the country's Revolutionary Guard claimed to have shot down over the weekend near an Iranian nuclear site.

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Sofia News Agency

TIR Truck Driver Sentenced to Life Imprisonment in Iran Returned to Bulgaria

Zhivko Stefanov Rusev, who had been serving a life imprisonment sentence in the Evin Prison in Teheran , was transferred from Iran to Bulgaria on the night of August 26, according to reports of Sega daily.

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Tehran Times

Iran at epicenter of European states' equations due its energy resources: ambassador

TEHRAN The Islamic Republic of Iran is a geographically and politically strategic country with a significant position within the international community given its vast energy resources, Iran's ambassador to Poland and accredited ambassador to Lithuania, Ramin Mehmanparast, said on Saturday.

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Iran starts redesign of Arak Research Reactor

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi said the country has started redesign of the core of Arak Research Reactor, in central Arak City.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Rio Times

Iran-Rio Art Connection Exhibit Opens in September

The Iran-Rio Art Connection will begin on September 1st, when four young contemporary Iranian artists; Shadi Ghadirian, Faranaz Jahanbin, Amin Aghaei and Ali Zanjani will start a month-long residency at the Largo Das Artes in Centro.

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Make the World a Better Place

Azeri Drone Shot Down by Iran Was Spying on Secret Nuclear Site

Yesterday, I reported about an Azeri drone manufactured by Israel which Iran shot down.

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International Business Times

Excess Salt Intake Can Kill You

While salt makes food edible and tasty, various studies conducted by researchers from across the globe has revealed that salt is "the single most harmful substance in the food supply".

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: Public outcry can make big difference for Washington Post journalist jailed in Iran

I met Jason Rezaian in 2003, at Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.

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