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Payvand – March 25, 2012

Ask many Americans what they think of when they think of Iran, and they'll probably mention the 1979-81 hostage crisis in Tehran or a turbaned, white-bearded cleric preaching anger toward the United States. A new U.S. television reality show set in Los Angeles wants to replace those grim associations with happier ones, like expensive cars, champagne, private jets, and mansions. "Shahs of Sunset," named after the city's iconic Sunset Boulevard, tracks the daily, and nightly, dramas of six wealthy, 30-something Iranian Americans whose parents ...

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  Wall Street Journal - Aug 26, 2015

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  Huffington Post - Aug 26, 2015

The presidential hopeful presents his opinions as facts./ Huckabee said “no American aircraft would be able to get through” the S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system that Iran plans to install. U.S. military officials and arms control experts dispute that assertion, including one expert ...

  Huffington Post - 12 hours ago

agreed to a landmark nuclear deal in Vienna. The controversial agreement, if ratified, will lift international sanctions on Iran in exchange for a credible Iranian commitment to end its quest for a nuclear bomb. Considering the extensive debate on the agreement's merits, the lack of attention ...

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  Yahoo! News - 19 hours ago

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  Press TV - 12 hours ago

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  LA Times - 16 hours ago

Actor Ed Asner, center, speaks to MoveOn members and allies in front of Rep. Lieu's office in Los Angeles during a rally to urge Lieu to support the Iran deal on Aug. 26./ Actor Ed Asner, center, speaks to MoveOn members and allies in front of Rep. Lieu's office in Los Angeles during a rally to ...

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