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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 ...

  Fox News - Six minutes ago

In this Tuesday, April 7, 2015, file photo released by the semi-official Fars News Agency, Iranian warship Alborz, foreground, prepares before leaving Iran's waters, at the Strait of Hormuz. The ...

 
  Xinhua - 39 minutes ago

TEHRAN, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned that it will close the strategic Straight of Hormuz to the vessels which might pose threats to the Islamic republic, ...

 
  Trend - One hour ago

Senior Iranian commander has threatened the US with blocking the strategic Strait of Hormuz, through which one fifth of the world oil supply passes. Talking with evening news bulletin of Iran's ...

 
  Press TV - One hour ago

File photo of Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental longhaul passenger jet/ Three US Republican lawmakers are pushing the American aerospace giant, Boeing, to refrain from getting into any deal with ...

 
  Gulf News - One hour ago

Ahead of a new round of talks in Geneva, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei appointed a personal representative to Damascus to remind the Syrians and Russians that Iran is still a major ...

 
  Press TV - Two hours ago

They come to #PersianGulf & hold military drills. What are You doing here? You should go to Bay of Pigs! (@khamenei_ir)/ The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) second-in-command says the US ...

 
  Hindustan Times - Two hours ago

Since economic sanctions on Iran were lifted in January, India has been eyeing deeper ties with West Asian country with $20-billion (Rs 1.33 lakh crore) worth of investment being lined up in oil ...

 
  Fox News - Four hours ago

Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr traveled to Iran on Monday, a top aide said, a day after hundreds of his supporters withdrew from Iraq’s fortified International Zone following protests that ...

 
  Press TV - Five hours ago

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian/ A senior Iranian official says certain parties intervening in the Syrian crisis lent support to terrorist ...

 
  Trend - Five hours ago

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is set to travel to Moscow to hold talks with Russian officials on the latest developments in the Middle East, ...

 
  Xinhua – 39 minutes ago
  • Learn from mistakes or face the music: Top IRGC commander to US - Press TV
  • Iran threatens to block Strait of Hormuz - Trend
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  Radio Free Europe – May 2, 2016
  • Tehran, Seoul set to hike trade to $18 billion/Iran, S. Korea sign 19 ... - Tehran Times
  • S. Korean president arrives in Iran for talks on ties - Xinhua
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  NPR – May 1, 2016
  • Spotlight: Power lineup in new Iranian parliament to favor moderates - Xinhua
  • Iran Moderates Fail to Win Majority - Wall Street Journal
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  Reuters – Apr 30, 2016
  • OPEC Oil Output Surges as Iran Looks to Regain Market Share - Bloomberg
  • Europe refiners step up Iran oil imports - Press TV
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  Radio Free Europe – Apr 30, 2016
  • Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election: Iranian media - Reuters
  • Reformists gain in Iran's run-off parliamentary election: media - Xinhua
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  Al-Arabiya – Apr 26, 2016
  • Iran Jails Four Pro-Reform Reporters - Wall Street Journal
  • Iran Jails Four Journalists On Security Charges - Radio Free Europe
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  Tehran Times – Apr 25, 2016
  • Bombardier Explores New Airline Project in Post-Sanctions Iran - Bloomberg
  • Iran expects A320, A330 planes by 2017 - Press TV
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  Reuters – Apr 25, 2016
  • Iran negotiating with Russia to sell 40 tons of heavy water: Araqchi - Tehran Times
  • Iran Says It's In Talks With Russia About Heavy-Water Sales - Radio Free Europe
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  Al-Arabiya – Apr 25, 2016
  • Iran Threatens Legal Action Against US Over Diverted Funds - VOA News
  • Iran pursues legal channels to take back frozen assets: 1st VP - Press TV
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  Reuters – Apr 25, 2016
  • Tehran Jails French-Iranian Woman Who Tried To Visit Sick Mother - Radio Free Europe
  • Report: Jailed Iranian Texas graduate student hospitalized - Fox News
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TEHRAN, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) warned that it will close the strategic Straight of Hormuz to the vessels which might pose threats to the Islamic republic, IRGC website reported on Wednesday. "If we are threatened by any vessel or ship (in the Persian ...

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Iranian President Hassan Rohani said they aim to triple their trade to $18 billion a year./ Iran has increased exports to South Korea by fourfold since January and now hopes to triple its yearly trade with Seoul, Iranian leaders said on May 2. Iranian Oil ...

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Iranian President Hassan Rohani said they aim to triple their trade to $18 billion a year./ Iran has increased exports to South Korea by fourfold since January and now hopes to triple its yearly trade with Seoul, Iranian leaders said on May 2. Iranian Oil ...

  Payvand - 16 hours ago

Keeping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in power has come with a deadly price tag for Iran, which has lost more troops in the war-torn country in the past six months than in the previous two years. More than 280 Iranian troops have been killed in Syria since September of last year, according to ...

  Bloomberg - May 3, 2016

Caran d'Ache reentered Iran last year via deal with Daya/ End of sanctions opens market of 77 million to firms globally/ , supplied Iranian school children with pencils before the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Now, it’s betting on a partnership with a pistachio exporter to make a comeback in the ...

  Press TV - May 2, 2016

A view of Iran’s Majlis (Parliament) in session (file photo)/ The Iranian parliament (Majlis) has voted in favor of a bill to boost the missile capabilities of the country's armed forces to strengthen the country's defensive capacity and deterrence. Iranian parliamentarians on Sunday approved an ...

  Newsweek - 20 hours ago

When CIA veterans complain that their old outfit needs to be less risk-averse, I don’t think they have Robert Levinson in mind. The retired FBI agent famously vanished nine years ago on Kish Island, a kind of Iranian Grand Cayman frequented by shadowy arms dealers, counterfeiters, smugglers and, ...

  Trend - 20 hours ago

Iran's cooperation with Germany's Hermes Insurance Company is estimated to surpass €7 billion, Mohammad Khazaee, head of Iranian Investment Organization, said May 3. "The talks have been held to remove the financial obstacles and in the near future Iran-Hermes relations will be normalized," ...

  Reuters - 20 hours ago

May 3 German deputy Economy Minister Uwe Beckmeyer said on Tuesday Iran had promised to repay soon old debts arising from state guarantees for German exports, clearing the way for fresh guarantees to be issued. "Iran has now recognised its old debts and promised me to pay them in the near-term," ...

  Trend - Five hours ago

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian is set to travel to Moscow to hold talks with Russian officials on the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly the Syria crisis, The top Iranian diplomat is scheduled to set off for Moscow on ...

  Daily Times - May 3, 2016

Honardoost says his country has no reservations against Pakistan, and will provide 100 percent support to increase bilateral trade/ KARACHI: Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost has said that terrorism, which is result of poverty and illiteracy, is a common concern for Pakistan and Iran, and both ...

  Tehran Times - 21 hours ago

“Some 16 trade delegations visited Iran in the first three months after the implementation of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and the global world powers,” Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, the government spokesman said in a news conference on Tuesday. As IRIB news reported, the spokesman ...

  Huffington Post - 16 hours ago

The revelations raise questions about how the nuclear negotiations would have progressed under Clinton's watch./ WASHINGTON -- A key talking point of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is the story of how she laid the groundwork for the nuclear agreement with Iran during her time as ...

  NPR - 15 hours ago

Women stroll on a Tehran street. Iranians are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior when a new, undercover morality police squad is deployed./ Women stroll on a Tehran street. Iranians are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior when a new, ...

  Trend - May 3, 2016

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi and Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka in a meeting on Monday discussed cooperation on nuclear safety, Irna reported. During the meeting, Salehi said that the nuclear agreement between Iran and P5+1 showed ...

  Tehran Times - May 3, 2016

Valiollah Afkhamirad, the head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), announced that the number of foreign trade delegations visiting Iran during the past Iranian calendar year of 1394 (which ended on March 19, 2016) became three times more than that of its preceding year, IRIB news ...

  Tehran Times - 21 hours ago

TEHRAN – The 29th Tehran International Book Fair was officially inaugurated by President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday at Shahre Aftab, a newly-constructed fairground in southern Tehran. “I am delighted to be among the literary figures, writers, scholars and the publishers at the opening of this ...

  Gulf News - 20 hours ago

Iran, faced with a crisis in recruiting fighters to prop up Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, has embarked on a new propaganda campaign to encourage children to join the war in Syria. State media has been broadcasting a new promotional clip titled ‘Martyrs who defend the sacred shrine’ in recent ...

  Daily Times - 20 hours ago

Iranian security force handed over 107 Pakistani nationals to Levies force on Pakistan-Iran border in Taftan area of Chaghi district. Levies sources said on Tuesday that these Pakistani people had been arrested from different parts of Iran by Iranian security force where they were living without ...

  Tehran Times - 20 hours ago

TEHRAN – Bands, instrumentalists and vocalists from across Iran will be in the southern Iranian city of Kerman late this week to perform their native songs during the 9th Regional Music Festival. Nine other cities in Kerman Province including Rafsanjan, Bam, Sirjan, Zarand and Baft will also ...

  Tehran Times - 20 hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran has been stressing the need to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria and sending humanitarian aid to the country since the beginning of the war in the country, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Monday. “Some of the actors have supported the ...

  Fox News - 18 hours ago

An Iranian cartoonist imprisoned over portraying lawmakers as animals to criticize a draft law restricting contraception and criminalizing voluntary sterilization was released from prison Tuesday, her lawyer said. GREAT NEWS! Iranian artist & activist Atena Farghadani who was forced to undergo a ...

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