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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 ...

  Radio Free Europe - 27 minutes ago

Iranian authorities have arrested eight people involved in allegedly producing "obscene" music videos. Mizan Online, a news agency controlled by Iran's powerful judiciary, quoted Tehran prosecutor ...

 
  Bloomberg - Two hours ago

IAEA board of governors due to meet in Vienna early June/ Report follows Iran accord that came into force in January/ Iran held to its accord with world powers by keeping the amount of nuclear ...

 
  Iran Focus - Two hours ago

Former employees of Behshahr oil drilling company, situated in northern Iran, held a rally on Wednesday, May 25, in front of the building that houses the office of the regime's local Governor. The ...

 
  Payvand - Two hours ago

Iran's national volleyball team has trounced Australia in straight sets at the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan. On Saturday, the Persians registered their first straight-sets win ...

 
  Tehran Times - Four hours ago

- Two paintings from Sohrab Sepehri’s Tree Trunk series were the most expensive works sold at the 5th Tehran Auction on Friday. One of the paintings fetched 30 billion rials (over $860,000) and ...

 
  Iran Focus - Four hours ago

Iran’s so-called morality police have flogged 35 young men and women for attending a mixed-gender party after their graduation ceremony, it was announced on Thursday, 26 May. The party was held in ...

 
  Payvand - Five hours ago

The new Iranian parliament that was formed from elections held in February and April has been sworn in at its opening session in Tehran. The 290-member Islamic Consultative Assembly held its first ...

 
  The Hindu - Five hours ago

My Fights for Human Rights in Iran , that brings the remarkable story of her life up to date since her previous book, . The first book had been written in the first flush of recognition after she ...

 
  Reuters - Six hours ago

Iran's centrist president, Hassan Rouhani, tells newly-elected lawmakers being sworn in for Tehran's new parliament that economic growth can't be reached with interacting with the world. Rough Cut ...

 
  Payvand - Six hours ago

Iran's judiciary says more than 30 students have received 99 lashes each for violating the Islamic republic's morality code. Mizan, a news agency affiliated with the judiciary, on May 27 quoted ...

 
  Huffington Post – May 27, 2016
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  VOA News – May 27, 2016
  • IAEA: Iran Complies With Nuclear Deal - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran's uranium stockpile stays within limit set by nuclear deal - Reuters
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  Christian Science Monitor – May 24, 2016
  • India, Iran Sign Agreement to Develop Key Port - VOA News
  • India, Afghanistan and Iran Sign Deal for Transport Corridor - Wall Street Journal
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  Trend – May 23, 2016
  • Iran helped Syria hold Daesh back: Soleimani - Payvand
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  Al-Arabiya – May 24, 2016
  • Iran calls on Islamic countries to “liberate hajj from Saudis” - Trend
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  Fox News – May 22, 2016
  • Chabahar port, gas high on Narendra Modi's Iran agenda - India Times
  • Latest updates: Modi receives ceremonial welcome in Iran - The Hindu
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  Reuters – May 20, 2016
  • Modi to sign Iran port contract - Daily Times
  • Indian PM to visit Iran for talks on economic, trade ties - Xinhua
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  VOA News – May 19, 2016
  • Western Powers Reassure Businesses Over Iran After Sanctions Relief - Radio Free Europe
  • US again tells European banks trade with Iran is OK - Fox News
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  VOA News – May 19, 2016
  • Holocaust Cartoon Contest and Exhibition in Tehran Provoke Condemnations - Newsweek
  • Holocaust cartoon contest in Iran condemned by Germany - Toronto Sun
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  Al-Arabiya – May 19, 2016
  • Iran's IRGC says many Iranians have volunteered to fight in Syria - Reuters
  • Iran's IRGC Says Many Iranians Have Volunteered to Fight In Syria - Asharq Alawsat
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The young men and women were attending a graduation celebration./ More than 30 Iranian college students who were caught partying at a recent graduation celebration were promptly arrested and given 99 lashes each. The mixed-gender party in the northern city of Qazvin -- at which the women were ...

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The United Nations nuclear agency reports Iran is complying with a milestone agreement to limit stockpiles of key ingredients that can be used to produce nuclear weapons. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran's stockpiles of heavy water and uranium are within the limits that ...

  The Hindu - 23 hours ago

Deals done with Iran, the challenge for India will be to ensure timely implementation. Delivery is key fora nation that wants to make up for lost time, and Tehran has no dearth of suitors at the moment/ Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Iran earlier this week is among the more important ...

  Payvand - Six hours ago

Iran's judiciary says more than 30 students have received 99 lashes each for violating the Islamic republic's morality code. Mizan, a news agency affiliated with the judiciary, on May 27 quoted the prosecutor in Qazvin as saying the punishments were meted out in the northwestern city. No date ...

  India Times - Eight hours ago

The trilateral agreement between India, Iran and Afghanistan on the strategic Chabahar port is "not finished" and Pakistan and China are welcome to join it, a media report today quoted Iranian envoy here as saying. The Chabahar port agreement between Iran, India and Afghanistan is "not finished" ...

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The United Nations nuclear agency reports Iran is complying with a milestone agreement to limit stockpiles of key ingredients that can be used to produce nuclear weapons. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Iran's stockpiles of heavy water and uranium are within the limits that ...

  Trend - May 27, 2016

Iran prepared the ground to lay 130 kilometers out of 164 kilometers of the Qazvin-Rasht railway, Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said May 26, the state-run IRINN TV reported. He said the Qazvin-Rasht project is ready by 93 percent and will be completed ...

  Huffington Post - May 27, 2016

The young men and women were attending a graduation celebration./ More than 30 Iranian college students who were caught partying at a recent graduation celebration were promptly arrested and given 99 lashes each. The mixed-gender party in the northern city of Qazvin -- at which the women were ...

  Radio Free Europe - 19 hours ago

The new Iranian parliament to be sworn in on May 28 brings a fresh crop of reformist lawmakers who will back President Hassan Rohani efforts to modernize Iran's economy and social policies. Their victories ended the 12-year dominance of conservative hardliners in the 290-member body, which is ...

  Press TV - Ten hours ago

Iran men’s national snooker team has demonstrated remarkable skills at the 4th Asian Team Event & 5th 6-Red Championship in the United Arab Emirates, claiming the top position at the end of the continental sporting event. On Thursday, the Iranian pair of Amir Sarkhosh and Soheil Vahedi drew awe ...

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The young men and women were attending a graduation celebration./ More than 30 Iranian college students who were caught partying at a recent graduation celebration were promptly arrested and given 99 lashes each. The mixed-gender party in the northern city of Qazvin -- at which the women were ...

  Daily Times - May 27, 2016

Iranian ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost on Friday said that the Chabahar harbour was not a rival to Pakistan’s Gwadar port. Speaking on Pakistan-Iran relations at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) here, the envoy said the Chabahar agreement recently signed among Iran, ...

  Tehran Times - 19 hours ago

Iran shocked India 3-2 (53-65, 54-7, 77-1, 64-69, 74-40) to clinch the final of the Asian Snooker 6-Reds Teams Championship at Novotel Al Bustan Hotel in Abu Dhabi on Thursday night. Going into the match, Indian pair of Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta was the firm favorites against ...

  Xinhua - 12 hours ago

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani (6th from bottom) and former president Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (C) attend the opening session of the new Iranian parliamentarians met in Tehran for the first time since elections finished in April. (Xinhua/AFP Photo) TEHRAN, May 28 (Xinhua) -- Iran's ...

  Trend - Ten hours ago

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  The Hindu - Five hours ago

My Fights for Human Rights in Iran , that brings the remarkable story of her life up to date since her previous book, . The first book had been written in the first flush of recognition after she won the Nobel Peace Prize. The new one is more sobering — and as Iran opens its doors to the world, ...

  Tehran Times - Four hours ago

- Two paintings from Sohrab Sepehri’s Tree Trunk series were the most expensive works sold at the 5th Tehran Auction on Friday. One of the paintings fetched 30 billion rials (over $860,000) and another took in 15.5 billion rials (over $447,000) at the art sale, which was held at the Parsian ...

  VOA News - May 27, 2016

Handout photo showing Mullah Mansur at Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) immigration office on the Pakistan-Iran-Afghan border. He passed through the usual entry/exit booth in front of a computer, five hours before his killing./ An Iranian diplomat has rejected allegations Tehran had ...

  Payvand - May 27, 2016

The UN nuclear agency has verified Iran's compliance with the landmark nuclear agreement, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), reached between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries in July 2015./ In its second quarterly assessment since the implementation of the JCPOA in ...

  Trend - May 27, 2016

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Sweden on June 1, the Swedish Ambassador to Tehran Peter Tejler said in a tweet on May 27. He said Zarif will lead an economic delegation during his trip to Sweden. Earlier, the Iranian Foreign Ministry's Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari ...

  The Hindu - May 27, 2016

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has sought the Prime Minister’s intervention to secure the release of five fishermen from Tamil Nadu languishing in an Iranian prison. In a letter to Mr. Narendra Modi on Friday, she highlighted the plight of five fishermen who were arrested by Iranian Coast Guard. ...

  Tehran Times - Ten hours ago

The 11th International Energy Conference (IEC) of Iran as the greatest event of the country in the field of energy will kick off on Monday, IRIB news agency reported on Friday. “Discussing the ways of meeting future energy needs and also providing safe energy for current and future generations ...

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