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57 min ago | Neatorama

The Perfect House For All Seasons

Tehran, Iran is known for its stifling summers and freezing winters, so most traditional homes in the area have a nice, cozy living room for winter and an open, light-filled one for summer.

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5 hrs ago | Trend

Iran's West Azarbaijan welcomes cooperation with Azerbaijan Republic

Governor General of West Azarbaijan province Qurbanali Saadat in meeting with Azerbaijan Republic General Consul in Tabriz Ali Alizadeh on Thursday called for more cooperation between the two sides, IRNA reported.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Iran Foreign Minister Statement on Sanctions Lost in Translation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a meeting on the situation in Gaza, August 4, 2014 in Tehran, Iran.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Iranian regime encouraging 'temporary marriages' to combat growing...

Fist bump: Furious reactions to Obama's 5-hour golf game overshadow his 5-minute ISIS speech as he teed off IMMEDIATELY after condemning American photojournalist James Foley's executioners Young Iranians are having pre-marital sex, including homosexual relations, in far greater numbers than the regime in Tehran would like to admit, a report has ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | TIME.com

Iran's Moderate President Loses a Minister-and Some Momentum for Reform

Iran's Science, Research and Technology Minister Reza Faraji Dana speaks during his impeachment in an open session of the parliament in Tehran, Aug. 20, 2014.

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15 hrs ago | NCR Iran

New book brands Iranian regime 'most serious threat in Middle East'

The Iranian regime poses the most serious threat to peace and security in the Middle East, a new book by an American expert on the region has declared.

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16 hrs ago | Trend

About 5,000 miners in strike in Iran

About 5,000 iron ore mine workers in Iran's central Yazd Province continue their strike which was started on Aug. 19. The workers of Bafq iron ore mine went on strike, protesting the arrest of two miners by police, Iran's ILNA news agency reported Aug. 21. The arrested miners, Amir Hossein Kargaran and Ali Sabri are reportedly accused of organizing ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

EU concerned over rising terrorism in the Middle East

A Romanian official says threats emanating from terrorism and extremism in the Middle East are a source of concern for the European Union , of which his country is a member.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Heavy storm leaves five dead in Iran

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: At least five people were killed and 35 others injured during a storm that hit the Iranian south eastern province of Khuzestan.

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Science Daily

Cut flowers last longer with silver nanotechnology

Once cut and dunked in a vase of water, flowers are susceptible to bacterial growth that shortens the length of time one has to enjoy the blooms.

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Tehran Times

Housing minister visits quake-stricken regions in Ilam Province

Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi visited the quake-stricken regions of Abdanan in the western province of Ilam on Wednesday, the ISNA news agency reported.

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The Hill

Sanctions cause Iranian airplane crashes

On August 10, a Sepahan Air regional airliner crashed in a neighborhood in densely populated Tehran, killing 39. This latest incident is just one in a spate of air accidents in Iran, where the imposition of sanctions by the West has severely impacted the safety of civilian aircraft.

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Iranian president appoints acting science minister

Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani has appointed a reformist politician as the caretaker for the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

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SFGate

Iran's parliament votes out moderate minister

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Iran Liberty

Iran: on Nuclear Negotiations the Supreme Leader Makes the Decisions. ...

In an interview with the state-run ISNA news agency on August 15, Alaadin Boroujerdi, head of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy, described the issues of Iran's nuclear program negotiations, homeland security, and security interventions in Iraq and Syria.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Independent

Paying the price for sanctions: The customers with Iranian links being ditched by British banks

Ellie Rafighi, a 29-year-old Iranian on a student visa, received a letter from HSBC informing her about the imminent termination of her two-year-old account last year.

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Marin Independent Journal

Iran says journalists with ties to Marin held over 'security issues'

Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter, is pictured in 2013. Rezaian, who grew up in San Rafael, is one of three Americans detained in Iran.

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The Daily Beast

Forget About a Kindler Gentler IranBy Nina Strochlic

The year-long charm offensive of Iranian President Rouhani can't mask continued human rights abuses.

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Daily Times

IRGC top adviser hails Iran's missile power

TEHRAN: A top adviser to the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps underlined the Iranian Armed Forces' preparedness to confront enemies, and said IRGC forces are equipped with state-of-the-art weapons and powerful missiles.

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BBC News

Simin Behbahani: Formidable Iranian poet and fearless activist

Iran's most famous poet has died at the age of 87. Simin Behbahani was loved by many ordinary Iranians but drew the disapproval of the authorities, whom she challenged throughout her life, reports BBC Persian's Golnoosh Golshani.

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