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Iran Seeks Tourism Revival

Iran Seeks Tourism Revival

Sunday, November 2, 2014 12:47

At the foot of Persepolis, busloads of foreign tourists gaze in awe at the ancient mud-brick ceremonial capital that Iran hopes will be part of a rebirth of its tourism industry. [caption id="attachment_40007" align="alignnone" width="600"] Iran Tourism[/caption] Although decades of ...

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Iran Hits Back After West Chastises Tehran on Rights

Iran Hits Back After West Chastises Tehran on Rights

Saturday, November 1, 2014 12:32

Iran defended its human rights record on Friday, striking back at the West for its criticism about a woman hanged for murder in an alleged rape case. [caption id="attachment_39980" align="alignright" width="355"] Mohammad Javad Larijani[/caption] Mohammad Javad ...

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Pakistan - Iran Agree to Find Middle Ground

Pakistan – Iran Agree to Find Middle Ground

Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:43

Pakistan and Iran authorities, in a meeting held in Tehran on Tuesday, have reached an understanding to look for a middle ground to implement the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project amid threats of possible sanctions by the US. [caption id="attachment_39927" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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Irans Envoy Summoned Over Border Violation

Irans Envoy Summoned Over Border Violation

Sunday, October 19, 2014 12:06

[caption id="attachment_39668" align="alignright" width="384"] Iranian Consulat[/caption] Islamabad has lodged a strong protest with Tehran over the violation of its border by Iranian border guards on Thursday and Friday that left one paramilitary soldier dead and three critically wounded. ...

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Iran Rejects US-led Coalition Against IS

Iran Rejects US-led Coalition Against IS

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:53

Iran said Monday it rejected a US request for its cooperation against the jihadist Islamic State as part of an international coalition whose true aim Tehran sees as regime change in Syria. [caption id="attachment_39145" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Pakistan and Iran Agree to Pursue Gas Project (Despite Hurdles)

Pakistan and Iran Agree to Pursue Gas Project (Despite Hurdles)

Monday, May 12, 2014 13:02

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have agreed to continue with the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project. The PM informed the Iranian President that he was there with his team of finance, petroleum and interior to resolve all the matters, which were creating hindrance in the ...

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Iran Test Fires Long-Range Missile

Iran Test Fires Long-Range Missile

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 11:43

Iran's military has successfully test-fired two new domestically made missiles, the defense minister said on Monday according to state television, ahead of talks with world powers to try to reach an agreement on curbing Tehran's nuclear program. [caption id="attachment_35420" align="alignnone" width="562"]...

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US Targets Businesses for Evading Sanctions on Iran

US Targets Businesses for Evading Sanctions on Iran

Friday, February 7, 2014 10:25

The Obama administration targeted a host of businesses across Europe and the Middle East on Thursday for evading sanctions against Iran, a signal that Washington aims to keep pressure on Tehran over its nuclear program. [caption id="attachment_35324" align="alignright" width="307"]...

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Iran-EU make Progress in Nuclear Implementation Talks

Iran-EU make Progress in Nuclear Implementation Talks

Saturday, January 11, 2014 10:32

Iran and the European Union appeared to make progress in resolving outstanding differences on how to implement a landmark nuclear deal in talks in Geneva on Friday but the United States said discussions were not yet finalised. [caption id="attachment_34707" align="alignnone" width="580"]...

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US will Seek Triggers to Reimpose Sanctions on Iran

US will Seek Triggers to Reimpose Sanctions on Iran

Monday, December 23, 2013 10:57

The United States and its allies will have ways to reimpose sanctions on Iran if the Islamic Republic is caught making bombs after striking a deal to freeze its nuclear program, national security adviser Susan Rice said on Sunday. [caption id="attachment_34344" align="alignnone" width="580"]...

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