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Iran Begins Massive Military Drill

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:35
In a show of military strength, the Iranian army, on Thursday, began a massive military drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, local media reported.
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Asian imports of Iran crude rise above 1 million bpd in November

Fri, 12/26/2014 - 05:29
* Asia imports 1.07 mln bpd Iranian oil in Nov, up 11.1 pct y/y * Asia's Jan-Nov imports from Iran at 1.11 mln bpd, up 19.5 pct * Low Iran supplies helpful for balancing market-industry source By Osamu Tsukimori TOKYO, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Asian imports of Iranian crude climbed above 1 million barrels per day (bpd) in November, after dropping to a one-year trough below that level in the previous ...
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Iran ready to accept rational, fair nuclear pact: Foreign Minister Zarif

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 21:13
In a letter to his counterparts released to the media on Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif briefed them on the latest developments in the negotiations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5+1 group on Iran's peaceful nuclear program.
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Iran's GDP grows by 4%: Central Bank

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 21:12
TEHRAN -Iran's gross domestic product grew by 4 percent in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 21, compared to the same period in the previous year, the Central Bank of Iran reported.
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Iran censors 'offensive' Instagram pictures – media

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 14:37
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran has started censoring images posted on photo sharing app Instagram, removing content deemed "offensive" as part of a government project to screen social networking accounts, local media reported Thursday, December 25. "The filtering of pages with immoral content began yesterday (Wednesday, December 24) evening on Instagram," ...
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Iran denies late leader Khomeini ordered pope shooting, dismissing claims by Turkish gunman

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 13:53
Iran has rejected claims by Mehmet Ali Agca that late Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered him to assassinate Pope John Paul II.
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Iran Dismisses Khomeini Link to Pope Shooting

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 13:45
Iran denies late leader Khomeini ordered pope shooting, dismissing claims by Turkish gunman
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Iran dismisses Khomeini link to pope shooting

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 13:30
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Iran has rejected claims by Mehmet Ali Agca that late Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered him to assassinate Pope John Paul II.
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Why is Iran building a mock US aircraft carrier?

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 13:09
Iran is building a nonworking mock-up of an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier that US officials say may be intended to be blown up for propaganda value.        
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Iran kicks off massive Gulf military drills

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 11:07
Iran launched extensive military drills on Thursday, local media reported, in a show of strength stretching several hundred kilometres from the Strait of Hormuz to the Gulf of Aden. The exercises are set to last six days and involve ballistic missile and drone testing, according to military officials. Close to 13,000 personnel will take part in the drills, which will be the first time Iran has ...
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Iran's army begins massive drill

Thu, 12/25/2014 - 07:04
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's national army has begun a massive military drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf, state TV reported on Thursday.
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Iran Opposes UN Rapporteur's Visit Over Biased Reports: Human Rights Council

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 18:37
The visit of UN human rights rapporteur to Iran has been declined by country's government.
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Iran foreign minister says nuclear deal 'within reach'

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 16:43
TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday, December 24, that he is confident that a lasting agreement can be struck with world powers over his country's disputed nuclear programme. Tehran and the so-called P5+1 group of nations have been locked in talks since February on a permanent ...
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Iran warns West to keep expectations realistic on nuclear compromise

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 16:43
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned Western powers to curb their demands on limiting his country's nuclear activities in order to guarantee a landmark settlement, which he said was "within reach". Iranian newspapers said on Wednesday that Zarif had written separate letters to his Western counterparts explaining Tehran's position ahead of the next round of ...
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Iran warns West to keep expectations realistic on nuclear compromise

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 16:43
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned Western powers to curb their demands on limiting his country's nuclear activities in order to guarantee a landmark settlement, which he said was "within reach". Iranian newspapers said on Wednesday that Zarif had written separate letters to his Western counterparts explaining Tehran's position ahead of the next round of ...
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Iran-U.S. rapprochement depends on resolving nuclear issue: James Dobbins

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 16:12
James Dobbins, a former U.S. ambassador to the UN, has said that any rapprochement between Tehran and Washington is quite dependent on resolving the Iran nuclear issue. He made the remarks in an interview with IRNA published on Tuesday.
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Iran rejects illegitimate demands in nuclear talks: Minister

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 15:22
Tehran, Dec 24 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Tehran has never accepted illegitimate demands in nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of world powers.
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Iran Exits Recession With 4% Growth in Six Months, Rouhani Says

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 13:38
The International Monetary Fund expects Iran's economy to expand 1.5 percent in 2014. Close The International Monetary Fund expects Iran's economy to expand 1.5 percent in 2014.
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