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Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:57
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

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:28
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

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:24
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

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:40
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

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:33
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 vows to aid Lebanese military

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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India approves plan to develop Iran's Chabahar port

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 17:59
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will float a company to develop Iran's Chabahar Port, a government statement said on Saturday, as New Delhi aims to take advantage of a thaw in Tehran's relations with world powers. The port of Chabahar in southeast Iran is central to India's efforts to circumvent Pakistan and open up a route to landlocked Afghanistan where it has developed close security ties and ...
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Iran's top tourism official reports surge in number of foreigners visiting the country

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 17:08
Iran's top tourism official says the number of foreigners visiting the country has jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier.
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Slumping price of oil has Iran worried about paying it bills

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 15:56
Iranian officials are expressing new worry over the global oil price slump, which is threatening the country’s budget and could undermine its strategy in international nuclear negotiations.
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Iran nuclear talks: How will Islamic State's rise affect negotiations?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:20
The rapid rise over the summer of the Islamic State and the falling crude prices have thrown two new wrenches into the already complex negotiations between Iran and world powers.
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Iran nuclear talks: How will Islamic State's rise affect negotiations?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:05
As negotiations between world powers and Iran on the Gulf nation's nuclear program approach a late November deadline, signals from the talks are all over the place: Progress is being made, the toughest outstanding issues haven’t advanced, a deal is still possible by the deadline, reaching a deal over the coming weeks is not realistic.
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