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21 min ago | ABC News

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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5 hrs ago | 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

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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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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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Iran Liberty

Iran: Details of savage attack on political prisoners in Evin prison

A large number of the clerical regime's suppressive forces raided the ward 350 of notorious Evin Prison, savagely beating up and insulting the prisoners.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Nudging ahead on Iran weapons deal

Hamid Aboutalebi looked like the ideal candidate to become Tehran's ambassador to the United Nations.

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Payvand News of Iran

Time to Foster Iran-Saudi Relations

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani , Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council, meets Abdul Rahman bin Qarman al-Shahri, the new Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Tehran on Monday April 21, 2014.

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Tehran Times

Iranian warships dock in Muscat

TEHRAN The Iranian Navy's 29th Fleet has docked in the Omani port city of Muscat, the deputy commander of the Iranian Navy announced on Monday.

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Iran signs protocol with Russia to build two new nuclear plants

Deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization , Behrouz Kamalvandi said that the protocol has been signed last month, Iranian IRIB news agency reported on April 22. He also went on to say that Iran is also negotiating with some European and Asian countries on building new nuclear power plants without unveiling any further details.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Iran, Turkey eye $16bn trade volume: Envoy

Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Alireza Bigdeli says the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey have set a target of nearly $16 billion in the volume of their bilateral trade transactions during the current Iranian calendar year , Press TV reported.

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New York Post

Will Irana s diplomatic slaps wake America up?

President Obama deserves kudos for keeping Hamid Aboutalebi, Iran's designated ambassador to the United Nations, out of America .

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The Huffington Post

Iran To Allow First Public Concert

In a country that is known for its strict monitoring of musical content, Iran has surprised many with its recent decision to allow an pop star to perform in public.

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Tehran Times

Poster exhibit promoting campaign against decline in Iran's birth rate underway

A poster exhibition promoting the campaign against the decline in the birth rate in Iran was opened in Tehran on Sunday by former chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili.

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Foreign Affairs

What Iran Really Wants

MOHAMMAD JAVAD ZARIF is Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran. This essay is adapted from the policy paper he submitted in August 2013 to the Islamic Consultative Assembly, Iran's parliament, during his confirmation process.

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