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3 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

Five Thousand Iranian Mine Workers Strike in Protest against Arrest of Strikers

In an increasingly tense and prolonged stand-off between striking miners, the Bafgh Iron Ore Mines, and judicial officials, which originally began in May 2014 over plans to privatize the mine, a new round of strikes at the mines began on August 19 over the arrests of some of the strikers, reportedly involving some 5000 miners, according to ILNA , ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Kerry in plea to Iran to release Americans

File - In July 28, 2014 US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks while releasing the 2013 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom at the US State Department in Washington, DC.

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3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

U.S. Imposes More Sanctions Against Iran

The United States has announced newly imposed sanctions against more than 25 Iranian entities and individuals that Washington accuses of a range of trangressions, including expanding Iran's nuclear activities, evading sanctions, and supporting terrorism in the region.

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7 hrs ago | Plymouth Evening Herald

Book a date with funnyman Omid

NOT only is Omid Djalili cuddly and funny, he's also extremely down-to-earth in person - there's not even a publicist in sight.

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11 hrs ago | Trend

Iran backs Palestinians until final victory against Israel, IRGC commander says

Commander of the Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said that Iran will back the "Palestinian resistance movement until complete liberation of the Palestinian territory."

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12 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Iran confirms US Coast Guard fired at fishing boatIran confirms US...

The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy has confirmed that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf but insists the incident was not a "clash."

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15 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle EastIran Arming Terrorists in Judea and Samaria

Iranian military leaders have openly boasted that they have begun to send weapons to Palestinian Arab terrorists in Judea and Samaria and elsewhere in the region, the Washington Free Beacon reported Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Islamic State: Drug trafficking a source of money and savagery

Propaganda videos by the militant group the Islamic State show people claiming to be Australian, British and even American.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Trend

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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