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Iran state TV says death of journalist in Turkey is 'suspect'

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian television pointed the finger at Turkey on Monday over the death of a Lebanese-American journalist killed in a car crash while working for Iran's Press TV in Turkey near the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani. However, the governor of the Turkish province where the crash occurred dismissed the allegations as unfounded, saying an investigation was under way. Serena ...
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Iran military ready to ship equipment to Lebanon

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's defense minister said his country is ready to ship defensive materials to Lebanon to aid its army in the fight against Sunni extremists on Monday, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported.
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Iran acts to meet terms of extended nuclear deal with powers: IAEA

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has taken further action to comply with terms of an extended interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly U.N. atomic agency update on the accord's implementation showed on Monday. The report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), seen by Reuters, made clear that Iran is meeting its commitments under the temporary deal, as it and the major powers ...
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Iran Sees No Need for Emergency OPEC Meeting on Oil-Price Drop

Iran Related News - 2 hours 46 min ago
Iran, which faces sanctions on crude exports, sees no need for OPEC to hold an emergency meeting, a sign that markets may need to wait a month before the world’s biggest producer group responds to falling prices.
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Iran Says Number of Foreign Tourists Surges

Iran Related News - 3 hours 28 min ago
Iran's top tourism official reports surge in number of foreigners visiting the country
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Iran's top tourism official reports surge in number of foreigners visiting the country

Iran Related News - 3 hours 33 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran — The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday.
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Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

Iran Related News - 3 hours 46 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday.
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Iran arrest 4 over acid attack

Iran Related News - 4 hours 14 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have arrested four people suspected of throwing acid on women, according to a report by the official IRNA news agency.
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U.N. nuclear chief suggests progress slow in Iran investigation

Iran Related News - 4 hours 19 min ago
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has still not implemented all the nuclear transparency measures it had agreed to carry out by late August, the head of the U.N. atomic energy agency said on Monday, suggesting little headway in an inquiry into suspected bomb research. Western officials say Iran must cooperate more with United Nations nuclear sleuths if it wants to settle a protracted ...
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Iran stands by Pakistani gas pipeline

Iran Related News - 7 hours 3 min ago
Daniel J. Graeber TEHRAN, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Despite reports the project has been abandoned, the Iranian government said it was determined to push ahead with a gas pipeline for Pakistan.
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Iran vows to aid Lebanese military

Iran Related News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 18:55
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Sunday it is ready to provide aid to the Lebanese army as well as the Shiite Hezbollah group to help combat "terrorists."
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Iran says ready to provide aid to Lebanese military to combat 'terrorists'

Iran Related News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 17:23
Iran says it is ready to provide aid to the Lebanese army as well as the Shiite Hezbollah group to help combat "terrorists." Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, was quoted by state TV as saying that "supporting the Lebanese nation, army and resistance will still remain on Iran's agenda." Hezbollah's allies refer to it as the "resistance" because of its stated ...
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Iran's Rouhani: One man, one year

Iran Related News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 14:44
A year after Iran's president first introduced himself to the world, his UN speech this time had greater urgency.
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Iran, powers resume expert-level nuclear talks Wednesday

Iran Related News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 14:19
Tehran (AFP) - Expert-level talks between Iran and world powers aimed at clearing the path toward a nuclear deal will be held Wednesday and Thursday in Vienna, a top Iranian official said.
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Iran bans human rights lawyer from practicing law

Iran Related News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 13:46
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian court has banned a prominent human rights lawyer from practicing her profession for three years, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported Sunday.
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Iran Sectarian Policy Hurts Ties With GCC: UAE Minister

Iran Related News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:47
Iran’s “inherently sectarian” policy is undermining ties between the Islamic republic and Gulf Cooperation Council countries, said Anwar Gargash, the United Arab Emirates’ minister of state for foreign affairs.
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Iran summons Pakistani ambassador over border killings

Iran Related News - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 09:07
Iran has summoned the Pakistani ambassador and demanded immediate steps to stop attacks by "terrorists and rebels" that sparked deadly clashes on the countries' border, state media reported Sunday.
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Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

Iran Related News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:30
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday.
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Iran says militants infiltrating from Pakistan

Iran Related News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:02
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has proof that militants are entering the country from neighboring Pakistan to carry out attacks and will be pursuing the matter through "diplomatic channels," an Iranian military official said Saturday.
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Iran manufacturing centrifuges used to produce vaccines: AEOI director

Iran Related News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 18:12
Iran has attained self-sufficiency in manufacturing centrifuges used for making vaccines, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Director Ali Akbar Salehi announced on Friday. Salehi made the remarks on the sidelines of the 18th Annual Asian Science Park Association (ASPA) Conference in Shiraz
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