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2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Iran vows to 'save' al-Aqsa mosque from 'Zionists'

Iran's president Hassan Rouhani at a press conference, in Tehran on June 17, 2013.

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2 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Iranian diplomat lauds Egypt's position against terrorism in Syria, Iraq

TEHRAN The Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs has praised the Egyptian government's stance against terrorist acts in Syria and Iraq.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Irrelevant

Grand Ayatollah Issues Fatwa Stating High Speed Internet is against Sharia

In answer to a question published on his website, Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, one of the country's highest clerical authorities, issued a fatwa, stating "All third generation [3G] and high-speed internet services, prior to realization of the required conditions for the National Information Network [Iran's government-controlled and ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Examiner.com

The Best of 2007: 'Persepolis'

Persepolis was nominated for Best Animated Film at the Oscars and it is my pick for the best animated film of the year.

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Examiner.com

Obama: All for Some But None for Liberty

Evidently history does repeat itself, or at least President Obama's idea of "justice" is consistent.

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PanArmenian Network

Iran's Rouhani urges clerics to be more tolerant of internet

PanARMENIAN.Net - Iran's President Monday, Sept 1, urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic, the Associated Press reports.

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Weekday Magazine

Iranian Women's Monthly Under Pressure From Hard-Liners

A newly launched women's monthly run by a prominent female editor has irked Iranian hard-liners, who have accused her of promoting "obsolete" feminist views and ideas that are un-Islamic.

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SFGate

Why The Obama Administration Wants This Journalist In Jail

President Barack Obama came into office in 2009 promising a new era of unprecedented transparency in his administration.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

IS, Hamas, Iran and the West's Naivet

The beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley has raised concerns in the West about Islamist threats.

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Tehran Times

Iran expects reciprocity in nuclear talks: Rouhani

Iran will pursue the nuclear talks with the 5+1 group in sincerity on the condition that the six major powers seek to build confidence and act in line with international law with more transparency, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Al Bawaba

Qatar Philharmonic with Han-ha Chang invited to prestigious concert hall in europe

The concert, to be held on Sunday 7th September, will be the first by a Gulf-based ensemble in the 120-year history of The BBC Proms, the world's largest classical music festival.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Worst Case Scenario In The Middle East, In One Sentence

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , take part in field training in Najaf, August 20, 2014.

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Payvand News of Iran

Elusive Deal With Iran Could Yield Foreign Policy Legacy for Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in this official White House photo released Sept.

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Tehran Times

Iran to be guest of honor at Moscow Intl. Book Fair in 2016

TEHRAN Iran will be the guest of honor at the Moscow International Book Fair in 2016, the director of Iran's Cultural Fairs Institute, Amir-Masud Shahramnia, announced in a press conference in Tehran on Saturday.

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Big News Network.com

Column: Saudi-Iran Meeting Could Boost Fight Against Islamic State

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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In-depth Africa

International Overdose Awareness Day - 180,000 Drug Related Deathsa Each Year

Opioid overdose makes up the largest category, affecting mainly young people: 13 per cent of overdose deaths reported in Europe occur among those aged under 25 years.

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Tehran Times

Iran to unveil domestically manufactured Fateh submarine: admiral

TEHRAN Iran will unveil its domestically designed and built Fateh submarine on November 28 to display its capability to build submarines, the commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, announced on Saturday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Trend

Quake shakes Sabzevar in Razavi province

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on Richter scale jolted Sabzevar in eastern province of Khorasan Razavi on Sunday early morning, IRNA reported.

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NCR Iran

Iran: Health of political prisoner on hunger strike deteriorating

Iranian political prisoner Mr. Behnam Ebrahimzadeh who has been on hunger strike over past three weeks is in dire physical condition in Karaj's Gohardasht Prison.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran Bolsters Surveillance of Phones, Internet

One year after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani assumed the office of President, the regime in Tehran is apparently stepping up surveillance of its citizens' online and telephone activities, threatening some with punishment for "seditious" activities.

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