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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 ...

  CNN - One hour ago

A U.S. Navy officer who helped oversee the 10 sailors who were captured by Iran earlier this year -- which created an uproar in the U.S. when video was released showing them on their knees with ...

 
  Payvand - One hour ago

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union in a historic “Brexit” vote. The myriad ramifications of the vote will only be fully understood in the coming years, but it is clear that ...

 
  Xinhua - Eight hours ago

Foreign ministers of the six founding members of the European project meet in Berlin on June 25 to discuss the bloc's future in the wake of Britain's decision to leave. (Xinhua/AFP Photo) 's ...

 
  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps issued a statement on Saturday announcing clashes with terrorists and anti-revolution groups in Mahabad in northwest Iran during which some terrorists were ...

 
  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

TEHRAN — Tehran Municipality attempts to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in urban development in the capital. All parks in the capital will be equipped with wheelchairs for people ...

 
  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

AirAsia X launched its inaugural service from Bangkok to the Iranian capital Tehran on June 22. This service will also run three times a week. Also, the airline’s inaugural flight took off from ...

 
  Trend - Eight hours ago

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  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

Head of Iran Basketball Federation Mahmoud Mashhoun says that there is a small chance of booking an Olympic quota place but nothing is impossible in sports. The Iranian team left Tehran on ...

 
  Radio Free Europe - Eight hours ago

run news agency reports that Iranian security forces have clashed with Kurdish separatist militants who infiltrated a village in the northwestern part of the country. The report by IRNA quotes an ...

 
  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Binali Yildirim has said Turkey will buy oil from Iran in exchange of train rails in line with an 80-million-euro deal. Yildirim ...

 
  Radio Free Europe – Eight hours ago
  • IRGC kills terrorists in northwestern Iran - Tehran Times
  • IRGC engages militants in northwest Iran - Press TV
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  Tehran Times – June 23, 2016
  • FIVB Volleyball World League 2016: Manavinezhad inspires Iran to a 3-1 ... - Payvand
  • FIVB World League: Iran 3-1 Bulgaria, in pool F group 1 - Press TV
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  CBS News – June 24, 2016
  • Navy commodore to be relieved of command over Iran's capture of his sailors - Fox News
  • Courts-martial unlikely by Navy in detention of sailors by Iran - Washington Post
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  VOA News – June 23, 2016
  • SCO Declines Russian Bid To Enlist Iran - Radio Free Europe
  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization Declines Russian Bid To Enlist Iran - Payvand
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  Reuters – June 24, 2016
  • No obstacles for admitting Iran to SCO: Putin - Tehran Times
  • Iranian, Russian FMs meet in Uzbekistan - Trend
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  Radio Free Europe – June 23, 2016
  • France's Peugeot-Citroen in 400 mln-euro Iran comeback - India Times
  • PSA Peugeot Citroen signs JV deal with Iran Khodro - Payvand
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  Newsweek – June 8, 2016
  • Iranian, Russian, Syrian defense chiefs to convene in Tehran - Tehran Times
  • Iran, Russia, Syria defense chiefs to meet in Tehran - Payvand
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  Tehran Times – June 6, 2016
  • US must take concrete, objective steps on JCPOA: Iranian FM - Payvand
  • Iran offers to help resolve Karabakh dispute diplomatically - Press TV
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  Tehran Times – June 4, 2016
  • Iran concludes Rio Olympics volleyball qualifiers with win against ... - Press TV
  • Iran volleyball gains spot in Rio 2016 Olympics - Trend
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  India Times – June 3, 2016
  • Iran Sees Better OPEC Climate as Rivals Accept Its Rising Output - Bloomberg
  • Iran sees no deal on oil output freeze: Oil Minister - Payvand
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run news agency reports that Iranian security forces have clashed with Kurdish separatist militants who infiltrated a village in the northwestern part of the country. The report by IRNA quotes an official from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) who said the clashes were on June 24 ...

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Iran's Mohammadjavad Manavinezhad scored match-high 21 points to help his team to prevail over Bulgaria 3-1 (18-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-20) in the opening match of the second week in FIVB Volleyball World League with a Group 1 match in Belgrade. The next best scorer for Iran was Milad Ebadipour ...

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This picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, shows detention of American Navy sailors by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Persian Gulf, Iran./ Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, commander of Naval Forces Central Command, has relieved Capt. Kyle ...

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(L_R) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj meet on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 23, 2016./ The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a China-led security ...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with members of the Russian Direct Investment Fund and foreign investors in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 16, 2016./ There are no obstacles left for Iran to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), a regional security and economic ...

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French carmaker Peugeot-Citroen (PSA) and Iran Khodro have signed a final joint-venture agreement in Tehran to produce vehicles in Iran. is expected to invest 400 million euros ($450 million) over the next five years, PSA said in a June 21 statement. It will manufacture the Peugeot 208, the 2008 ...

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This picture released by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, shows detention of American Navy sailors by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Persian Gulf, Iran./ Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, commander of Naval Forces Central Command, has relieved Capt. Kyle ...

  Tehran Times - June 24, 2016

TEHRAN – Police forces arrested two terrorists in the city of Khash, Sistan-Baluchestan province, this week, IRGC Ground Force commander announced on Friday, Mehr reported. One died of wounds and the other is in custody, Mohammad Pakpour said. “They have confessed to a broad range of crimes and ...

  Reuters - June 24, 2016

Iranian shareholders look at electronic display boards in Tehran's Stock Exchange, Iran, January 17, 2016./ An international group that monitors money laundering worldwide decided on Friday to keep Iran on its blacklist of high-risk countries but welcomed Iranian promises to improve and called ...

  Tehran Times - 17 hours ago

TEHRAN – An exhibition of 39 ancient Iranian artifacts opened on Friday at the Archaeological Museum of Aquileia in Italy. Entitled “Lions and Bulls from Ancient Persia to Aquileia”, the exhibition will run until September 30. The selected artifacts are dated back to Achaemenid Empire (550 ...

  Trend - June 24, 2016

Iran has denied that there is opposition against the country’s accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as a permanent member. “There has been no decision regarding Iran’s accession and Iran has not submitted any membership documents yet,” the country’s Deputy Foreign Minister ...

  Tehran Times - June 24, 2016

TEHRAN – Brexit is going to be a historic opportunity for Iran and the Islamic Republic should make the most of it, said Hamid Abutalebi, political director of the presidential office. “A great earthquake has shaken Europe and the UK has quit the European Union,” he wrote on twitter on Friday. ...

  Payvand - June 24, 2016

led Shanghai Cooperation Organization has refused to enlist Iran, despite a request from Russia. While begun in China, the Asian security bloc has served as a platform for both Moscow and Beijing to project influence in Central and South Asia. But unlike Russia, China is showing some reluctance ...

  Payvand - 23 hours ago

Shayan, a 20-year-old Iranian hacker, told his story and how he got into trouble when he was 16. Shayan is a young high school dropout and a computer geek from Ahvaz, southwest Iran, who first became a hacker by hacking unique e-mail addresses with three to four characters. "I made money by ...

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run news agency reports that Iranian security forces have clashed with Kurdish separatist militants who infiltrated a village in the northwestern part of the country. The report by IRNA quotes an official from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) who said the clashes were on June 24 ...

  Tehran Times - 15 hours ago

TEHRAN – Iranian photographer Mehdi Monem who is best known for his series “War Victims” that contains photos of Iranian civilians injured during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war plans to display new works from the collection in an exhibition at Tehran’s No. 6 Gallery during September. Photos from ...

  Press TV - June 24, 2016

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (3rd L) speaks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 24, 2016. ©ISNA/ Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the ...

  Huffington Post - June 24, 2016

An international volleyball tournament in the Iranian capital has thrown into sharp relief a debate in international sporting associations on how to deal with nations that restrict women's rights as athletes and/or spectators. How the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) evaluates next ...

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(L_R) Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj meet on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, June 23, 2016./ The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a China-led security ...

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Iran's Mohammadjavad Manavinezhad scored match-high 21 points to help his team to prevail over Bulgaria 3-1 (18-25, 25-20, 25-23, 25-20) in the opening match of the second week in FIVB Volleyball World League with a Group 1 match in Belgrade. The next best scorer for Iran was Milad Ebadipour ...

  Press TV - 13 hours ago

Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) (file photo)/ Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces have clashed with Kurdish militants who had infiltrated a northwestern village to stage terrorist and propagandist operations. The confrontation took place in a village in ...

  Payvand - June 24, 2016

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hails cordial relations between Iran and the Netherlands, saying there are plenty of grounds for the two countries to strengthen cooperation in a variety of fields. “/ September 2015 File Photo: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders (L) shakes hands ...

  Gulf News - June 24, 2016

A US Navy River Command Boat cruises off the coast ofBahrain’s Salman port, near the capital Manama, on Sunday,one day before the start of the manoeuvres./ Washington: United States Navy officials are reviewing potential punishments against the American sailors, who were briefly held by Iran in ...

  Payvand - June 24, 2016

British Airways has postponed the long-awaited resumption of its flights to Iran until September, a report says. The six-weekly direct service to Tehran from London was due to start from July 14 but has now been pushed back due to “some technical issues,” has quoted a British Airways ...

  UPI - June 24, 2016

Another officer responsible for two Navy patrol boats that were detained after straying into Iranian waters has been fired. Capt. Kyle S. Moses, commander of Task Force 56, was responsible for the two vessels and Kuwait-based crew. The crew of 10 sailors were captured and detained for 16 hours ...

  Press TV - June 24, 2016

Iran defeated Bulgaria 3-1 during the 2nd week of the FIVB World League in Serbia on Thursday./ Iran have kicked off the 2nd week of the FIVB World League with a convincing 3-1 victory over Bulgaria, in Serbia on Thursday. Iran's Mohammad javad Manavinezhad scored a match-high 21 points to help ...

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