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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 ...

  Fox News - 15 minutes ago

Iranian firefighters remove the debris of the Plasco building which collapsed on Thursday, in central Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Scores of workers and dozens of trucks were searching the ...

 
  Tehran Times - One hour ago

Iran have been among the best teams in Asian basketball for the past decade but that guarantees nothing at the upcoming WABA Championship. The event tips off on Sunday in Amman, Jordan, and while ...

 
  Tehran Times - One hour ago

Siamand Rahman, strongest Paralympian ever, sympathized with families of Plasco victims. Plasco Trade Center, the 17-storey building collapsed on Thursday while a number of firefighters were in ...

 
  Trend - One hour ago

Iran will pay $1.9 billion in compensation to Turkey after the International Court of Arbitration ruled in Ankara’s favor in a dispute over pricing, Hamid-Reza Araqi, Iranian deputy oil minister, ...

 
  Tehran Times - Two hours ago

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah plans to visit Iran soon. “Necessary agreement on date of the trip has been ...

 
  Tehran Times - Five hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran has put forward its Arasbaran protected area as a candidate for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list for 2018. The Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization has ...

 
  Iran Focus - Ten hours ago

A British-Iranian woman has had her five-year sentence upheld in the Iranian appeals court. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation charity, was sentenced ...

 
  Tehran Times - 11 hours ago

TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat said in a speech on Monday that the inter-Syrian peace talks in Astana must result in an “irreversible cessation of hostilities.” “The utmost goal of our joint ...

 
  Iran Focus - 15 hours ago

The Iranian Regime poses a substantive terror threat to its fellow Gulf countries according to an expert in Middle East politics. In an op-ed on Al Arabiya, Tony Deheaume wrote that the Iranian ...

 
  Radio Free Europe - 16 hours ago

Four months ahead of Iran's presidential election, the absence of a clear challenger to face incumbent Hassan Rohani has led to talk that the gray-bearded clerics who dominate Iran's opaque system ...

 
  Independent – Jan 22, 2017
  • Iran Sentences Iranian-British Woman To Five Years On Security Charges - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran finalizes five-year prison for Iranian-British - Fox News
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  Tehran Times – Jan 21, 2017
  • Iranian delegation due in Kazakhstan for Syria talks - Trend
  • Iran plays key role in Syria peace talks in Astana: Analyst - Press TV
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  Reuters – Jan 21, 2017
  • Iranian Rescuers Remove Three Bodies From Collapsed High-Rise Building - Radio Free Europe
  • Govt. pledges support for Plasco victims - Tehran Times
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  Telegraph – Jan 20, 2017
  • Iran says 25 people still missing after building collapse - Reuters
  • Tehran building collapses following huge fire inside - CNN
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  Tehran Times – Jan 20, 2017
  • Iran summons Danish envoy over embassy attack - Fox News
  • Denmark arrests six over attack on Iran embassy in Copenhagen - Press TV
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  Reuters – Jan 17, 2017
  • Well-disposed to Riyadh, Iran willing to prevent its fall - Tehran Times
  • Iran backs territorial integrity of ME states: Shamkhani - Press TV
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  Newsweek – Jan 17, 2017
  • Iran's Rouhani says talk about renegotiating nuclear deal 'meaningless' - Reuters
  • Iran's Rouhani says talk of renegotiating nuclear deal 'meaningless' - CBC
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  Fox News – Jan 16, 2017
  • Iran shoots at a drone in central Tehran - Reuters
  • Bullet fired at drone in central Tehran - Tehran Times
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  Radio Free Europe – Jan 14, 2017
  • Obama renews national emergency on Iran - Tehran Times
  • President Obama Renews Non-Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran For One Year - Payvand
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  Reuters – Jan 12, 2017
  • Iran welcomes Airbus as first post-sanctions airliner - BBC
  • Iran gets its first new jetliner from Airbus - CBS News
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UK citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was first detained in April last year after a trip to visit family in Iran with her toddler daughter/ Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was held in solitary confinement for at least 45 days and has protested with a hunger strike against the unknown charges against ...

  Newsweek - 21 hours ago

Traditional allies are willing to cautiously overlook Trump's rhetoric on Muslims and terrorism if he opposes Iranian interests in the region./ The Cold War Between Saudi Arabia And Iran Is Claiming Many Civilian Lives/ Gulf Arab states are quietly applauding the arrival in the White House of a ...

  Radio Free Europe - 16 hours ago

Four months ahead of Iran's presidential election, the absence of a clear challenger to face incumbent Hassan Rohani has led to talk that the gray-bearded clerics who dominate Iran's opaque system might bet on a woman. The political and religious leadership that emerged from the 1979 revolution ...

  Washington Post - Jan 23, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence, right, accompanied by President Donald Trump, left, swears in White House senior staff during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)/ TEHRAN, Iran — Iran is being cautious in its first ...

  Trend - Jan 22, 2017

Iran’s gas pipeline to Iraq will be inaugurated on Jan. 23, spokesman of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Majid Boujarzadeh, said. However gas export to Iraq will not start in the coming days, Boujarzadeh said, Mehr news agency reported. Iran has injected gas to the pipeline and is ready to ...

  Tehran Times - Jan 22, 2017

TEHRAN – A year after the implementation of Iran’s historic nuclear deal, the country is a widening source of charm for the French as both travelers and tour operators focus on its natural and cultural richness, Le Figaro reported on Jan. 20. “Iran offers its visitors an original destination for ...

  Press TV - 20 hours ago

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) Ground Forces stage large-scale security drills, code-named the Great Prophet, in April 2016. (Photo by Tasnim news agency)/ Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) Ground Forces Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour says his forces have ...

  Press TV - 16 hours ago

Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah/ Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah reportedly plans to pay an official visit to Iran in the near future to deliver a written message by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) to the ...

  Iran Focus - 15 hours ago

The Iranian Regime poses a substantive terror threat to its fellow Gulf countries according to an expert in Middle East politics. In an op-ed on Al Arabiya, Tony Deheaume wrote that the Iranian mullahs are deeply suspicious of other Gulf countries and wish to replace their leaders with an ...

  Trend - Jan 23, 2017

Iran hasn’t held any secret talks with the new US administration, Bahram Qasemi, the spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, said responding to a reporter’s question at a press conference in Tehran Jan. 23. “We have no contacts with US administration and no messages have been communicated ...

  Press TV - Jan 23, 2017

This photo shows a pressure control station on the Iran-Turkey gas pipeline./ Iran welcomes Russian participation in the $2.5 billion construction of a pipeline to transfer Iranian gas to Europe, a deputy oil minister says. IGAT-9 is a 35 billion cubic meter per year pipeline that Iran plans to ...

  Press TV - Jan 23, 2017

These are some of the stories covered in this episode of the Iran program: It’s no secret Iranians have a sweet tooth, so much that we make or buy sweets on any given occasion. But the merrier the occasion the more satiating the pastries. So if you ever wonder how to make Iranians happy; well, ...

  CNN - Jan 23, 2017

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds./ The author writes about her ties to the doomed Plasco building, which her grandfather built/ She writes that her grandfather, who grew up poor in Tehran's Jewish ghetto, wanted to modernize Iran/ Shahrzad ...

  Tehran Times - 20 hours ago

TEHRAN – The IRGC Ground Force started military exercises in the western parts of Iran on Monday, its commander said. “The military drills code-named Imam Ali (AS) started today and will last for four days,” Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said, Tasnim reported. He said improvement of ...

  Tehran Times - 20 hours ago

Vice President Is’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that Iran is capable to turn into an international major power in economic and political areas. “Iran can turn into one of the major international powers in economic and political areas through relying on cultural, economic and political ...

  Tehran Times - 18 hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has announced that despite the fact that Saudi Arabia is pressing ahead with its hostile political approach toward Tehran, Iran doesn’t favor “eternally” troubled relations with the Muslim country. “We don’t intend to have any problem with our neighbors and Saudi ...

  Payvand - 18 hours ago

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA - Oil billionaire Babak Zanjani has been notified of his death sentence, a court rule confirmed by Supreme Court of Iran on Dec 4, Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said. Mohseni Ejei made the remarks at a news conference on Sunday. Zanjani was faced with ...

  Tehran Times - 11 hours ago

TEHRAN – A top Iranian diplomat said in a speech on Monday that the inter-Syrian peace talks in Astana must result in an “irreversible cessation of hostilities.” “The utmost goal of our joint efforts to end the Syrian conflict must be an irreversible cessation of hostilities…” Hossein Jaberi ...

  Tehran Times - Five hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran has put forward its Arasbaran protected area as a candidate for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list for 2018. The Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization has compiled a comprehensive file for possible inscription of the Arasbaran region on the UNESCO list, ...

  Trend - One hour ago

Iran will pay $1.9 billion in compensation to Turkey after the International Court of Arbitration ruled in Ankara’s favor in a dispute over pricing, Hamid-Reza Araqi, Iranian deputy oil minister, has said. He added that Tehran and Ankara have also agreed on a 13.3-percent discount on the prices ...

  Tehran Times - One hour ago

Siamand Rahman, strongest Paralympian ever, sympathized with families of Plasco victims. Plasco Trade Center, the 17-storey building collapsed on Thursday while a number of firefighters were in the center to rescue those trapped in the huge fire. “I think the firefighters are the real heroes who ...

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