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32 min ago | GretaWire

Iran "Lambasting" Ambassador Samantha Power - click to era

Just received the following from the Iranian Mission to the UN lambasting US ambassador Samantha Power/the US for criticizing Tehran.

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4 hrs ago | Trend

Iran doesn't pursue military goals in nuclear program

Iran's nuclear program has never had a military character, the adviser of the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Kazem Sadjadpour said.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Iran to increase gasoline prices

Gasoline prices in Iran have risen steadily and dramatically in recent years, but at 22 cents per liter, they are still some of the cheapest in the world.

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5 hrs ago | Trend

China willing to invest in Iran's Aras Free Trade Zone

A Chinese delegation of investors, who are active in energy field, arrived in the region to study construction of a power plant, Iranian IRNA news agency reported on April 24. The Chinese delegation has met with the local officials and talked on the potential of energy supply and trade in the zone.

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6 hrs ago | NCR Iran

Iranian-American Communities Condemns Iran's Brutal Attack on Political Prisoners

The Organization of Iranian-American Communities is disturbed by reports that political prisoners in Evin & Ghazal Hessar Prisons in Iran were attacked in a raid directed by Iranian Ministry of Intelligence during which agents savagely beat and tortured defenseless prisoners.

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11 hrs ago | Eff.org

How Iran's Gadget Bloggers Became Victims of the Revolutionary Guard

Narenji was Iran's top website for gadget news, edited daily by a team of tech bloggers who worked from a cramped office in the country's city of Kerman.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Daily Star

Ninety-five pct of Iranians prefer handouts to state projects

TEHRAN: Ninety-five percent of the Iranian population signed up to a cash handout program, dealing a blow to the government which wanted to spend the money elsewhere, a top official said Wednesday.

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2 mln fish found dead in Tehran's Fashafuyeh dam

Tehran, Iran, April 23 By Milad Fashtami - Trend: Some 2 million fish are found dead in Tehran province's Fashafuyeh dam due to water pollution.

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Tehran Times

Iran-India ties poised for takeoff

Almost a decade after Iran, India and Afghanistan agreed to develop a transit route connecting Afghanistan to Iran's newly developing Chabahar port, the project is finally set to take off.

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Head of Iran's prisons organization removed from his post

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Following the last week's violent incident against political prisoners in one of Iran's prisons, the head of the Iran's Prisons Organization was removed from his post.

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Iran Removes Official in Charge of Prisons

Iran's official news agency says the official in charge of the country's prisons has been removed from the post.

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Smugglers kill four in Iran

Unknown gunmen, suspected of smuggling historical valuables, have killed four people , police commander of Iran's Ardabil province, Ibrahim Karimkhan said, the country's IRNA news agency reported on April 23. The incident occurred on April 22. The policemen stopped a suspicious car and subsequently the officers were fired upon, according to the ... (more)

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Malaysian ISO's Iranian oil brokerage confirmed

The Supreme Audit Court of Iran confirmed that a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company sold several crude oil and condensate freights worth about $1 billion to International Safe Oil Company in the second half of 2012.

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Tehran Times

What Iran really wants

Foreign policy is a critical component in the lives, conduct, and governance of all nation-states.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

NCR Iran

Iran: Five prisoners hanged in Gohardasht prison - report

The Iranian regime hanged five prisoners including a 68 year-old man on Tuesday in Gohardasht prison in city of Karaj.

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NCR Iran

Iranian regime judiciary chief: "Opposition to death sentence is opposition to Islam"

Wave of executions continues unabated in Iran. On Wednesday, December 11, Khamenei's henchmen group-hanged seven prisoners in Gohardasht prison.

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NCR Iran

Iran does not care about western human rights, regime judiciary chief says

The Iranian regime's judiciary chief Sadegh Amoli Larijani has said the regime 'does not care' for Western human rights and the international community should be grateful for the execution of drug smugglers.

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Reuters

Iran president under fire over wife's 'lavish' party

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, already under pressure from conservatives for his tentative opening to the West, was criticized on Tuesday for what his opponents called a "lavish ball" thrown by the first lady.

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AlertNet

Iran president under fire over wife's "lavish" party

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, already under pressure from conservatives for his tentative opening to the West, was criticised on Tuesday for what his opponents called a "lavish ball" thrown by the first lady.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Anti-Zionist Sect Praises Late Iranian Chief Rabbi

The extreme anti-Zionist hareidi sect Neturei Karta praised Rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen, the former chief rabbi of Iran's tiny Jewish community who passed away three weeks ago .

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