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Lawyer hopes Iran Christian pastor will be freed

Lawyer hopes Iran Christian pastor will be freed

Telegraph - Sept 29, 2011


The lawyer for Yusef Nadarkhani, an Iranian pastor facing the death sentence for converting from Islam, has said he is "optimistic" that the final verdict could see his client set free./ "Our last ...

Lawyer Hopes Iranian Christian Sentenced to Death Will be Freed

VOA News - Sept 29, 2011


The lawyer for an Iranian Christian pastor, sentenced to death for renouncing the Muslim religion, says he hopes an appeals court will set his client free. Attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah said ...

Iranian pastor refuses to reject religion, faces execution

CNN - Sept 29, 2011


Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani, the head of a network of Christian house churches in Iran, could be executed as soon as midnight Wednesday in Tehran for refusing to recant his religious beliefs and ...

Youcef Nadarkhani, Iranian Pastor Faces Execution For Refusing To Recant His Christian Faith

Huffington Post - Sept 28, 2011


WAHSINGTON (RNS) Religious freedom advocates rallied Wednesday (Sept. 28) around an Iranian pastor who is facing execution because he has refused to recant his Christian faith in the ...

Lawyer for Iranian pastor on death row hopes appeals court may acquit his client

Washington Post - Sept 29, 2011


TEHRAN, Iran — The lawyer of an Iranian pastor sentenced to death for apostasy is hopeful an appeals court will acquit his client. Attorney Mohammad Ali Dadkhah says he believes in a “95 percent ...

  India Times - 15 minutes ago

Sources said Iran has not yet decided on utilisation of the USD 3 billion which has accumulated in the rupee account with UCO Bank./ NEW DELHI: Iran has asked Indian refiners such as Essar Oil and ...

 
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (4th R) arrives in the central Iranian city of Isfahan on February 6, 2016. © IRNA/ Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in the central Iranian city of ...

 
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A South Korean soldier watches a news report on North Korea's rocket launch as the television screen shows file footage at a bus terminal in Chuncheon, northeast of Seoul (AFP Photo/YONHAP)/ North ...

 
  Tehran Times - Four hours ago

TEHRAN — Fossils which were long gone and kept in the U.S. were unveiled in the Department of Environment (DoE) on Saturday. On the occasion of the retrieval of the fossils an official at the DoE ...

 
  Tehran Times - Five hours ago

- A distinguished director from the new generation of Iranian cinema, Reza Dormishian, has said that his acid attack drama “Lanturi” warns of the rise of intolerance in society. “‘Lanturi’ shows ...

 
  Tehran Times - Five hours ago

Iran plans to send more pilgrims to neighboring Iraq in the next Iranian calendar year to visit the Arab country’s holy sites, Head of the Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi said on ...

 
  Gulf Times - Five hours ago

Iran will start sending 300,000 bpd of crude to Europe, 54% of the total it shipped before authorities on the continent put an embargo in place. Paris-based Total has agreed to buy about 160,000 ...

 
  VOA News - Five hours ago

Tensions continue to grow between Saudi Arabia and Iran. As Iran rejoins the world community after reaching an agreement to limit its nuclear activities, some Saudis say Iran will threaten their ...

 
  Tehran Times - Six hours ago

- A number of Afghan writers and poets have been invited to take part in a night of Persian poetry, which will be held at the Mahmud Afshar Foundation in Tehran on Tuesday. Organized by the ...

 
  Xinhua - Eight hours ago

AMSTERDAM, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- European Union (EU) foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Saturday she planned to visit Iran after international sanctions on the country were lifted ...

 
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source/ A general view shows a unit of South Pars Gas field in Asalouyeh Seaport, north of Persian Gulf, Iran November 19, 2015./ Iran wants to recover tens of billions of dollars it is owed by India and other buyers of its oil in euros and is billing new crude sales in euros, too, looking to ...

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AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini says she is preparing to visit Iran following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran with world powers. Mogherini said Saturday there was no set date had been set, but that preparations with Tehran ...

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would "return home in wooden coffins" and asserted that recent military advances put his government "on track" to end the five-year-old civil war./ Walid al-Moallem's comments ...

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has dropped many of the sanctions it imposed on Iran over that country's nuclear ambitions. Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Friday that he wants to re-open a dialogue with Iran. The dialogue effectively ended in 2012 when the previous Conservative government ...

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TOKYO—Japan is set to sign an investment treaty with Iran on Friday, joining China and others in a scramble for business as sanctions on the Middle East's second-largest economy are lifted. Iran has long been a major oil supplier for import-dependent Japan. Now it is again a potential market for ...

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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at the Campidoglio palace in Rome, Italy, as he begins his four-day visit to Europe, January 25./ LONDON (Reuters) - Iran on Thursday called on the United States to make a clear public pledge that it would not penalize European banks for legitimate trade with the ...

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would "return home in wooden coffins" and asserted that recent military advances put his government "on track" to end the five-year-old civil war./ Walid al-Moallem's comments ...

  Yahoo! News - 22 hours ago

The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said on Saturday Saudi Arabia lacked the courage to go through with a plan to send ground troops to Syria, and warned they would be wiped out if they went in. Mohammad Ali Jafari's blunt words on the Fars news agency were Iran's first official ...

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In this photo provided by Turkey's Islamic aid group of IHH, Syrians fleeing the conflicts in Azaz region, wait at the Bab al-Salam border gate, Syria, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Turkish officials say thousands of Syrians have massed on the Syrian side of the border seeking refuge in Turkey. ...

  Tehran Times - Feb 5, 2016

High school curriculum in Iran will soon feature in environment-related subjects, said Mohammad Darvish, an official with the Department of Environment. The Ministry of Education is putting together the book titled “Human being and the Environment” to be studied by high school eleventh-graders, ...

  Payvand - Feb 5, 2016

known Iranian religious singer recently traveled to war-torn Syria, where he performed for Iranian fighters deployed there to bolster Tehran's regional ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Saeed Haddadian, a popular singer in conservative segments of Iranian society, said in a February 3 ...

  Payvand - Feb 5, 2016

New details about the case of Iranian-British translator Bahman Daroshafaei, who was this week at his Tehran home during a historic visit by Iran’s foreign minister to the UK, suggest his detainment may be a politically motivated move by hardliners to thwart better relations with the UK. Upon ...

  Yahoo! News - 19 hours ago

Iran has approved an extra 1,500 candidates to contest this month's parliamentary election, raising the total number of hopefuls by around a third, an electoral official said Saturday./ The increase came after previously rejected candidates presented new evidence of their credentials, allowing a ...

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Syria's government warned Saturday that its forces would resist any foreign ground intervention after reports that Saudi Arabia and Turkey, which both support rebel forces, could send in troops. "Any ground intervention on Syrian territory without government authorisation would amount to an ...

  Yahoo! News - 18 hours ago

Syria will resist any ground incursion into its territory and send the aggressors home "in coffins", its foreign minister said on Saturday, in comments clearly aimed at Sunni Arab countries that have said they were ready to join such an operation. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem also told a ...

  CNN - 17 hours ago

Saudi Arabia's fresh public willingness to send ground troops into is drawing ridicule from the kingdom's chief regional rival./ The commander of Iran's revolutionary guard on Saturday mocked Saudi Arabia's declaration that it is prepared to commit ground troops to fight ISIS in war-torn Syria. ...

  Asharq Alawsat - 15 hours ago

Foreign officials dealing with Iran since the mullahs seized power have often wondered who is really in charge in Tehran. Chris Patten, a British politician who served as the European Union’s foreign policy point-man, once observed that Iranian officials he dealt with always turned out to be ...

  Yahoo! News - 15 hours ago

Al-Qaeda overran a police headquarters in a south Yemen provincial capital on Saturday, strengthening their grip on the coast road overlooking the Gulf of Aden, security sources said./ The jihadists, who hold parts of the lawless south of the war-torn country, seized the headquarters in Zinjibar ...

  Yahoo! News - 13 hours ago

Saudi Arabia announced Thursday their willingness to commit ground troops to the fight against Islamic State in Syria. Rumors suggest Turkey will follow suit. Why the escalation?/ Saudi Arabia has announced its willingness to commit ground forces to the conflict in Syria, while Russia has ...

  Tehran Times - 11 hours ago

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is scheduled to visit Tehran by heading a high ranking politico-economic delegation. Greek Newspaper Ethnos wrote on Saturday edition that Tsipras will meet with senior Iranian officials to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues during his 2-day ...

  Tehran Times - 11 hours ago

France’s Vinci SA, which is the largest construction and concessions company in Europe, has said it is in preliminary talks over building high-speed train stations in Iran. Chief executive Xavier Huillard told a news conference that the group also discussing opportunities in oil and gas sector ...

  Tehran Times - Nine hours ago

- Hannaneh, an Iranian traditional music ensemble, is scheduled to give concerts in Denmark and Norway this week. A repertoire of Iranian folkloric compositions from various regions of the country is scheduled to be performed at the concerts, which will be running from February 8 to 13 in ...

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AMSTERDAM (AP) — European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini says she is preparing to visit Iran following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran with world powers. Mogherini said Saturday there was no set date had been set, but that preparations with Tehran ...

  Yahoo! News - 19 hours ago

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrives to take part in a EU foreign ministers meeting in Amsterdam, on February 6, 2016 (AFP Photo/Emmanuel Dunand)/ Amsterdam (AFP) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday his country would keep its "open border policy" for refugees, ...

  Wall Street Journal - 19 hours ago

Glencore becomes first Western company to carry Iranian crude since sanctions lifted/ Iran plans to sell 300,000 barrels of crude oil a day to European customers now that Western sanctions are lifted, the country’s oil minister told state media Saturday. It is the first time Iran’s top oil ...

  Bloomberg - 18 hours ago

Producer to ship 300,000 barrels per day to European customers/ Total SA buying about half, interested in South Azadegan field/ Iran will start sending 300,000 barrels a day of crude to , 54 percent of the total it shipped before authorities on the continent put an embargo in place. Paris-based ...

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