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3 hrs ago | Trend

Iran to boost trade with Caspian littoral countries via Anzali port

Iran plans to boost trade and economic ties with the Caspian littoral countries via Anzali port in the country's northern Gilan province.

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Iran Minister Calls for Cuts in Water Use as 37 Million at Risk

Water shortfalls may affect half of Iran's population by this summer if consumption isn't cut by as much as 20 percent, its deputy energy minister said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Indian Express

The great Game Folio: Iran Transit

India's dream of connecting to Afghanistan via Iran could soon move a step closer to reality if New Delhi, Tehran and Kabul sign off on a draft memorandum of understanding on transit trade that has been finalised recently.

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Daily Times

Hafiz Shirazi's poetic version visualisation on canvas by Mohsen Keiany

KARACHI: Artscene Gallery has inaugurated a solo exhibition 'Peer-e-Meikadeh' by an Iran based renowned artist Dr Mohsen Keiany featuring detailed work on the poetries of legendary Persian poet Hafiz Shirazi on Tuesday.Over 30 paintings are on display, whereas a large number of people including art lovers, art critics and notables attended the ... (more)

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Tehran Times

Iranian, Italian stage directors reunite for "1+1"

A scene from "1+1", which was performed by an Iranian-Italian troupe during the 31st Fajr International Theater Festival in January 2013 TEHRAN Iranian director Omid Niaz and his Italian colleague Guglielmo Papa have united again to stage the children's play "1+1" in Iranian cities of Isfahan, Yazd and Shiraz.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iranian Cleric Says Unhealthy Satellite Jamming Un-Islamic

Despite Iran's efforts to jam satellite channels and the crackdown on satellite dishes, many Iranians -- according to some estimates more than half -- watch foreign satellite TV channels.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran says ready to help Azerbaijan meet its defense needs

Iran and neighboring Azerbaijan have similar views toward major regional and international issues, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan said in a meeting with his visiting Azeri counterpart Zakir Hasanov on Monday.

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Trend

Recognition of Azerbaijani Medical University's diplomas in Iran to be discussed

Iranian Health and Medical Education Minister's Special Envoy and Tabriz Medical Sciences University Rector Mohammad Hossein Somi is visiting Azerbaijani capital of Baku.

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The Star Online

Fast-paced parkour an outlet for constrained Iranian girls

Live it up: A group of Iranian women have discovered parkour, the fast-moving sport blending acrobatics and gymnastics that has become their outlet for evading social constraints and dealing with stress.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Iran asks for UN committee meeting on US ban on envoy

The United States refuses to grant a visa to Hamid Abutalebi, citing the envoy's links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis.

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CNN

U.N.: Woman to die for killing her rapist

The United Nations and international human rights groups joined a growing call on Monday urging the Iranian government to call off the impending execution of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder.

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CBS Local

Iran Changes Atlantic Ocean Naval Mission, Calls Back Warship Flotilla

Although not disclosing the cause for the Navy's change of plans, Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced through the semi-state run Fars News Agency that the country now plans to send an additional fleet of warships to the Atlantic.

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CBC News

Alberta firm charged with exporting nuclear-use product to Iran

A Red Deer, Alta., company has been charged with violating international sanctions against Iran by exporting Viton o-rings, a product that could be used in nuclear applications.

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Iranian police seize some 700 kilograms of drugs

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 14 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iran's police seized about 700 kilograms of various drugs in the country's south eastern province of Kerman.

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Essay: Why does Iran want nuclear weapons?

During the past decade, Western diplomats have been engaged in protracted negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran over its nuclear program.

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Iran official concerned for nuclear power plant

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Trend

Turkish development minister due in Iran for talks

Turkish Minister of Development Cevdet Yilmaz, who co-chairs the Iran-Turkey Joint Economic Commission, is set to pay an official visit to Iran to discuss ways to increase economic transactions and joint business ventures, PressTV reported.

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Tehran Times

Syria has passed critical security crisis, says Iran

"Syria has passed the critical security crisis," Amir Abdollahian, the deputy foreign minister for African and Arab affairs, said in a meeting with German lawmaker Rols Muetzenich from Social Democrats.

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Tehran Times

340 foreign programs to compete in Iranian radio festival

TEHRAN A total of 340 programs from seventeen countries will be competing in the international section of the 13th International Radio Festival of Iran to be held in Tehran from May 10 to 12. The programs have been selected from among 700 works submitted to the secretariat of the festival from different countries including China, South Korea, Iraq, ... (more)

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Sunherald.com

US ambassador: Talks with Iran continuing

In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 photo provided by the office of the Iranian President, Hamid Aboutalebi, an Iranian diplomat, who was recently named as Iran's ambassador at the United Nations, speaks at his office in Tehran, Iran.

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