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Iran coach Queiroz names World Cup squad

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 11:49
Tehran (AFP) - Iran coach Carlos Queiroz on Sunday named a 24-man squad for the World Cup, pending the elimination of one player from the official final line-up because of injury worries.
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Iran executes man for links to exiled opposition group: Fars

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 09:07
Iran executed a man on Sunday for links with the People's Mujahideen Organisation of Iran (PMOI), an exiled Iranian opposition group, the semi-official Fars news agency said. Fars said Iran had charged Gholamreza Khosravi Savajani with providing financial assistance to the PMOI, which seeks the removal of the Islamic Republic's clerical leadership. At the time of his arrest, Fars said, Iranian ...
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Iran executes man despite international pressure

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 08:58
Iran on Sunday hanged a man said to be affiliated to an exiled opposition group, state media reported, despite international pressure on the Islamic republic to halt the execution. According to the official IRNA news agency, Gholamreza Khosravi Savadjani was convicted of "waging war against God" (moharebeh) by helping the People's Mujahedeen Organisation of Iran (PMOI). The announcement of the ...
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Iran hangs prisoner linked to opposition group

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 05:37
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency says authorities have executed a prisoner linked to the opposition Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK) group.
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5 Iran players to watch at the World Cup

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 17:44
With several European-based players in the squad, Iran will be heading to the World Cup with plenty of top level international experience. Forward Reza Ghoochannejhad was born in the Netherlands and plays in England, while winger Ashkan Dejagah was raised in Germany and spent much of his career in the Bundesliga before moving to Premier League club Fulham. Goalkeeper Daniel Davari is another ...
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Queiroz aiming to take Iran to the next level

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 17:44
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz already has plenty of World Cup experience, and the country's national team will be hoping to make the most of it in Brazil. The former Real Madrid coach was in charge of his native Portugal in 2010, helping the team reach the round of 16. But things will likely be tougher this time with Iran in Group F alongside Argentina, Bosnia and Nigeria. ''This is our 'Mission ...
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Lack of match practice no deterrent for Iran

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 17:44
Playing in a World Cup group containing Argentina, Nigeria and Bosnia was always going to be difficult, even before Iran's lack of warm-up games factored into the equation.
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5 Iran players to watch at the World Cup

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 17:44
With several European-based players in the squad, Iran will be heading to the World Cup with plenty of top level international experience.
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German FM says Iran nuclear talks 'encouraging'

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 15:36
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Saturday that ongoing negotiations between world powers and Iran over its disputed nuclear programme have been "encouraging". His remarks in Abu Dhabi come ahead of a new round of talks in mid-June between Iran and the P5+1 powers of Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany. "In recent weeks and months they were so ...
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Iran Guards commander 'killed in Syria'

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 10:43
A commander from Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been killed in Syria, media said Saturday, a disclosure that runs counter to Tehran's insistence it is not fighting alongside President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Reports that Abdollah Eskandari died while "defending" a Shiite shrine emerged earlier this week but neither the elite military unit nor Iran's foreign ministry have passed comment ...
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Iran Denies Extending Completion Date Of Iran-Pakistan Pipeline

Sat, 05/31/2014 - 07:37
TEHRAN, May 31 (Bernama) -- Iran has denied extending the completion date of the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project from December 2014 to the end of next year, Iran's Mehr News Agency (MNA) reports citing local media.
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