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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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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to lift a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude oil exports. Supporters argued that an ...

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Iran football team failed to bring an end to its 14-year winless streak against Oman as the teams drew 1-1 at the AFC World Cup qualifier on Thursday. The match held at the Sultan Qaboos Sports ...

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TEHRAN – Professor Paul Pillar, a former deputy chief of counter-terrorism at the CIA, says Moscow has “multiple motives” for taking military actions against militant groups fighting the Syrian ...

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Indian born British author Salman Rushdie in Madrid on October 6, 2015 (AFP Photo/Gerard Julien)/ Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia has summoned the Czech ambassador over a new translation of British ...

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A senior Saudi religious leader on Friday denounced "lies" being spread about the kingdom after more than 1,350 people died in tragedies that struck this year's pilgrimage./ In his first major ...

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The sailors of Russia's Caspian fleet have seen little action over the last 300 years but now the war raging in Syria has thrust them into the forefront of Russia's largest military operation ...

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Despite efforts by both Israeli and Palestinian security forces, a rash of violence in Israel has continued unabated, fueled by an online communal anger among Palestinians./ The Palestinian ...

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel and Iran exchanged sharp criticisms at a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee on Friday, accusing each other of being a major ...

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the United States five years ago that Israel could withdraw from most of the West Bank if his country’s security needs were met, former U.S. Middle East ...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his circle have spent years criticizing what they said was Washington's calamitous 2003 military intervention in Iraq and its pernicious habit of meddling in ...

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BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia's military intervention in the Syrian war has all but destroyed a deal agreed last month to halt fighting between warring sides in two areas of the west, unpicking a rare success for foreign-backed diplomacy in the four-year-long conflict. Implementation of the ...

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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a graduation ceremony of the Iranian Navy cadets in the Northern city of Noshahr, Iran. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader ...

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BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia's military intervention in the Syrian war has all but destroyed a deal agreed last month to halt fighting between warring sides in two areas of the west, unpicking a rare success for foreign-backed diplomacy in the four-year-long conflict. Implementation of the ...

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DUBAI/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Yemen's government dismissed as a "maneuver" on Thursday the Houthis' acceptance of a U.N.-sponsored peace plan and demanded that the Iran-backed group hand back territory it has seized since last year./ A Western diplomat, however, said that the Houthis had ...

  USA Today - Oct 8, 2015

President Obama has said that Russian air strikes in Syria won't draw the U.S. into a "proxy war," but Russia's involvement still poses major implications for the U.S. military./ Image shows a Russian warship in the Caspian Sea launching missiles at Islamic State targets in Syria. Photo is from ...

  India Times - Oct 8, 2015

India is eyeing investments to the tune of Rs 2 lakh crore at Chabahar port in Iran in various infrastructure projects, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said./ NEW DELHI: India is eyeing investments to the tune of Rs 2 lakh crore at in various infrastructure projects, Union Minister The investments, ...

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Russia's defence ministry denied a claim by a US official Thursday that four Syria-bound Russian cruise missiles fired from the Caspian Sea had crashed in Iran. "Any professional knows that during these operations we always fix the target before and after impact. All our cruise missiles hit ...

  Newsweek - 19 hours ago

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, second right, and Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri, second left, review the honor guard after returning from the annual United Nations General Assembly, at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran September 29. The Iran nuclear deal has invigorated the president’s foes rather ...

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Iranian defense ministry believes reports on "fallen Russian cruise missiles" are part of the intensified western propaganda war, according to a source, Tehran has denied US reports that four of Russia's cruise missiles targeting ISIL actually fell to the ground in Iran, with the country's ...

  Yahoo! News - Oct 8, 2015

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's top general on Thursday said Russian strikes had helped government forces launch a "wide-ranging" offensive in central and northwestern Syria, where al-Qaida's affiliate as well as other insurgents had advanced toward key government strongholds in recent months./ ...

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Shortly after a dinghy overloaded with refugees from Syria and Iraq reached the Greek island of Lesbos, Mahmoud Naoura stood and raised his hands, chanting "Thank you God, we are safe." Once ashore, he held his shivering daughter Huda, 5, who was injured and lost some of her sight in a ...

  Press TV - Oct 8, 2015

Iran says it welcomes China’s investments in the development of Chabahar port in Sistant-and-Baluchestan province./ Iran says it welcomes China’s investments in the development of Chabahar port in its southeastern Sistant-and-Baluchestan province. Sistant-and-Baluchestan Governor General Ali ...

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An unidentified ISIS fighter appears in a propaganda video released by the militant group./ Iran said Friday that one of its senior military officers, Quds Force commander Gen. Hossein Hamedani, was killed in Syria. He was officially in the country as an advisor to Syrian President Bashar ...

  Yahoo! News - Oct 8, 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia fired cruise missiles at Syrian targets this week without giving any advanced notice, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Thursday, describing a trend of unpredictable military action that has put the United States and its allies on edge. "We've seen ...

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The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, which helped Tunisia peacefully transition from dictatorship to pluralist democracy, was completely off the radar of Nobel watchers./ The Norwegian Nobel Committee surprised many by giving this year's Nobel Peace Prize to the Tunisian National Dialogue ...

  San Francisco Chronicle - Seven hours ago

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The latest developments as Syrian troops and other nations battle militants in Syria. All times local in Syria. confirms the U.S. has indications that four Russian cruise missiles crashed in Iran rather than Syria, suggesting there were malfunctions. It's the first public ...

  Al-Arabiya - Oct 8, 2015

, threats and general tone in many of the reactions from officials and public figures in the region to the were politics at its worse. Dismay and calls for accountability were inevitable following one of the worst accidents in the history of the , with over 700 people killed, but the moment ...

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A new tally shows last month's crush and stampede at the Saudi hajj was the deadliest event to ever strike the annual pilgrimage. The Associated Press count Friday shows at least 1,453 people died Sept. 24 in Mina near the holy city of Mecca. That figure comes ...

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An Iranian Revolutionary Guards general has been killed near Aleppo, where he was advising the Syrian army on their battle against Islamic State fighters, the guards said in a statement on Friday. The Guards said General Hossein Hamedani was killed on Thursday night and that he had "played an ...

  Yahoo! News - Oct 8, 2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Russian cruise missiles fired at Syria from a Russian ship in the Caspian Sea on Wednesday crashed in Iran, U.S. officials said on Thursday. A U.S. government source said Russia had been flying cruise missiles over Iran into Syria in attacks on rebels fighting Syrian ...

  NPR - 23 hours ago

Russian cruise missiles that were fired from warships in the Caspian sea and were intended to hit Syrian targets crashed in Iran, instead, a U.S. official tells NPR's Tom Bowman. CNN, which first reported the story, said it is still unclear where the missiles landed or if they caused any damage ...

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ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia summoned the Czech ambassador to protest against a new translation of Salman Rushdie's book "Satanic Verses", state media said on Friday, 27 years after the novel triggered global demonstrations and a death threat against the author./ The kingdom told the ...