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Iran says in talks to hold Christie's auctions

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 17:45
Iran is negotiating with the leading international auction house Christie's to hold sales inside the Islamic republic to support its blossoming art scene, it was reported on Monday. Dubai, across the Gulf from south Iran, is currently a hotspot for emerging contemporary Iranian artists as well as collectors, hosting the London-based auction house's biannual sales events. Iranian artists have ...
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Iran says in talks to hold Christie's auctions

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 16:45
Iran is negotiating with the leading international auction house Christie's to hold sales inside the Islamic republic to support its blossoming art scene, it was reported on Monday.
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Iran 'Bans' Whatsapp Over 'Zionist' Zuckerberg

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 12:49
Iran has reportedly banned messaging app WhatsApp because it is owned by Facebook, founded by "Zionist" entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg. Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that Iran's censor has decided to ban the app, which was recently purchased by the social networking giant for $19bn (£11.3bn). Abdolsamad Khorramabadi, head of the country’s Committee on Internet Crimes, reportedly said: "The ...
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Iran triples trade envoys abroad to boost commerce

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 06:36
TEHRAN, Iran — A senior Iranian trade official says Tehran will almost triple the number of commercial attaches in its embassies abroad to boost trade ties. Miraboutaleb Badri, an official with the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, is quoted by Iranian newspapers on Monday as saying the government is raising the number of commercial attaches abroad from 11 to 30. Badri says new trade ...
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Iran may seal border with Pakistan to ensure security

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 05:39
Iran is planning to seal its border with Pakistan any time. Iran's police chief said it is very important to ensure security on the eastern border. Brigadier General Ahmadi Moqaddam said sealing the eastern borders would soon result in major changes in Sistan-Baluchestan province.
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Iran: UN Nuclear Inspectors to Visit 2 Uranium Sites

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 21:24
Iran says United Nations nuclear inspectors will visit two sites this week as part of its agreement to curb nuclear activities. Iran's official news agency said Sunday the inspectors will visit a uranium mine and a uranium processing facility in two central towns. Iran also says it gave the U.N the information it demanded on detonators that could be used as part of a nuclear bomb. The Iranians ...
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Report: Iran detains 2 Spaniards found with live alligator on suspicion of illegal hunting

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 13:53
Iran's official news agency is reporting that authorities have detained two Spaniards for alleged illegal hunting after they were found with a captured alligator.
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Iran has briefed U.N. nuclear agency on detonators-ISNA

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 13:53
* Iran agreed to implement seven steps by May 15 * Western diplomats say more is needed to ease concerns * Iran says its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful (Adds diplomat comments, detail, context) DUBAI/VIENNA, May 4 (Reuters) - Iran has provided the U.N. nuclear watchdog with information about detonators with possible military applications, under an accord intended to allay concerns about ...
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Iran says has briefed IAEA on suspected detonators

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 12:16
Iran has provided the U.N. nuclear watchdog with a report about the use of detonators with military applications, as part of a seven-step accord intended to allay fears about the country's atomic program, Iranian media said on Sunday. Hoping to end global economic sanctions, Iran's new government agreed in February to take seven practical steps by May 15 to clear up suspicions held by the United ...
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Iran says it has briefed nuclear agency on suspected detonators

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 12:04
Iran has provided the U.N. nuclear watchdog with a report about the use of detonators with military applications, as part of a seven-step accord intended to allay fears about the country's atomic programme, Iranian media said on Sunday. Hoping to end global economic sanctions, Iran's new government agreed in February to take seven practical steps by May 15 to clear up suspicions held by the ...
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Iran says it has briefed nuclear agency on suspected detonators

Sun, 05/04/2014 - 11:58
Iran has provided the U.N. nuclear watchdog with a report about the use of detonators with military applications, as part of a seven-step accord intended to allay fears about the country's atomic programme, Iranian media said on Sunday. Hoping to end global economic sanctions, Iran's new government agreed in February to take seven practical steps by May 15 to clear up suspicions held by the ...
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Iran mother recalls act of mercy for son's killer

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 19:45
ROYAN, Iran (AP) — Her son's killer stood on a chair on the gallows, his hands shackled, the noose around his neck. Hundreds crowded outside the jailhouse in a northern Iranian town to see if the mother, Samereh Alinejad, would exercise her right to kick the chair out from under him to let him hang.
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Iran mother recalls act of mercy for son's killer

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 19:45
ROYAN, Iran (AP) — Her son's killer stood on a chair on the gallows, his hands shackled, the noose around his neck. Hundreds crowded outside the jailhouse in a northern Iranian town to see if the mother, Samereh Alinejad, would exercise her right to kick the chair out from under him to let him hang.
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Iran Mother Recalls Act Of Mercy For Son's Killer

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 19:38
Iran mother recalls act of mercy for son's killer
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Iran would buy 400 new commercial jets if sanctions eased

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 13:01
Iran would purchase 400 new aircraft over ten years if sanctions were lifted, the country's top aviation official reportedly says. The country has been banned from purchasing new Western airliners since the 1970s. Of Iran's 250 commercial planes, about 150 are flying and the rest are "not functional" because of a lack of spare parts. The average age of the nation's commercial fleet is 22 years ...
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Iran raps US report keeping it on terror list

Thu, 05/01/2014 - 11:48
Iran rejected an annual US report that keeps Tehran on a list of state sponsors of terrorism as reflecting double standards, media reports said Thursday. The foreign ministry was reacting to a State Department report released Wednesday that kept Cuba, Iran, Syria and Sudan on its list of so-called state sponsors of terrorism. The report also highlighted what it said was Iran's role in supporting ...
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