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Tehran Book Fair versus the literature of Iran's streets

LA Times – May 1, 2012

Readers walking into the Tehran Book Fair will not find "Memories of My Melancholy Whores"; the Gabriel Garcia Marquez book has long been banned. Yet if they can find a street stall, called (Farsi for "forbidden items"), that book, and others, will be for sale. The 10-day Tehran Book Fair, which attracts an average of 550,000 visitors per day, calls itself "the most important publishing event in Asia and the Middle East." It features publishers from the Islamic world, which are, like those in the West, struggling. Their troubles include the ...

  Press TV - 25 minutes ago

Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. © Reuters/ Iran has stressed the importance of rapport and ...

 
  Newsweek - Two hours ago

Iranian authorities have confirmed that an Iranian-American dual national has been detained in the country while visiting family, according to a semi-official news agency. In a report published by ...

 
  Daily Times - Two hours ago

Saudi Arabia does not have the right to reallocate Iran’s Hajj quota to other countries, the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi says. “The Organisation of Islamic ...

 
  Tehran Times - Four hours ago

Kandovan is an extraordinary ancient village in the province of East Azarbaijan, near the city of Tabriz, Iran. It has earned a reputation worldwide for its unique rock-carved houses dating back ...

 
  Radio Free Europe - Five hours ago

Iran has confirmed the arrest of an Iranian-American who was visiting family in the country, the latest in a series of arrests of dual nationals by the Islamic republic over the past year. Iran's ...

 
  Press TV - Five hours ago

The Qazvin Province is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. It is in the northwest of the country and its center is the city of Qazvin. The province was created in 1993 out of part of Tehran Province ...

 
  Trend - Seven hours ago

Tehran and Riyadh have to make effort to bear each other and restart a dialogue, Nathalie Goulet, vice chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the French Senate told Trend. Recently, the ...

 
  Tehran Times - Seven hours ago

Iran's national flag will be unfurled at the Olympic Games Athletes Village on August 2. The Iranian Olympic mission comprises 63 athletes representing 14 sports federations including the ...

 
  Iran Focus - Eight hours ago

Authorities in Iran have arrested at least 50 young men and women who attended a mixed-gender party. "Families must be more vigilant regarding their children to make sure they do not end up in ...

 
  Bloomberg - Eight hours ago

One year has passed since six world powers reached a historic nuclear deal with Iran. Speaking in Paris earlier today, Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran "has lived up to its expectations," ...

 
  Newsweek – Two hours ago
  • Iran confirms Iranian-American has been detained - Fox News
  • Tehran Confirms Arrest Of Iranian-American - Radio Free Europe
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  Tehran Times – 19 hours ago
  • IRGC troops kill 23 terrorists in NW Iran - Trend
  • IRGC arrests suspects in terror attack in west Iran - Press TV
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  Xinhua – July 23, 2016
  • Bus accident kills 16, injures 13 in north Iran - Payvand
  • Train-truck crash injures 30 in northern Iran - Press TV
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  Huffington Post – July 23, 2016
  • Iran urges global fight against terrorism after Munich attack - Reuters
  • Iran condemns deadly gun attack in Munich - Tehran Times
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  Tehran Times – July 22, 2016
  • Iran Says Terrorists Stopped On Turkish Border - Radio Free Europe
  • Terrorist team busted on Iran-Turkey border - Trend
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  Washington Post – July 22, 2016
  • Kuwaiti court upholds death sentence for member of alleged Iran spy cell - Reuters
  • Kuwaiti Court Upholds Death Sentence Of Alleged Shi'ite Spy For Iran - Radio Free Europe
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  CBS News – July 22, 2016
  • San Diego man reportedly detained in Iran - Fox News
  • US citizen from San Diego reported to have been detained in Iran - Telegraph
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  Tehran Times – July 22, 2016
  • PSA wins second Iran production deal for Citroen brand - Reuters
  • French Carmaker Signs Deal To Build Citroens In Iran - Payvand
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  Washington Post – July 19, 2016
  • Iran Holds Trial For Suspects In Saudi Embassy Attack - Radio Free Europe
  • Iran holds trial of Saudi embassy attackers - Daily Times
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  Reuters – July 16, 2016
  • Roundup: Iran supportive of Turkey's foiling of coup attempt - Xinhua
  • Iran condemns coup, fully backs Turkish govt. - Tehran Times
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Iranian authorities have confirmed that an Iranian-American dual national has been detained in the country while visiting family, according to a semi-official news agency. In a report published by the ISNA news agency on Sunday, judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi said that ...

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TEHRAN – IRGC forces on Sunday dismantled two terrorist groups in northwestern Iran, killing 23 of their elements in clashes, Press TV reported. Majid Arjmandfar, an IRGC commander, said on Saturday that the two terror cells were successfully busted in the provinces of Kordestan and West ...

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on Saturday, killing at least 16 people. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo) TEHRAN, July 23 (Xinhua) -- A passenger bus overturned in northern Iran on Saturday, killing at least 16 people, private Tasnim news agency reported. The bus hit a power pole on Karaj-Chalus Road and overturned in the early hours of ...

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“The killings of innocent and defenseless people have become another stain on human history.”/ DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday the international community should make fighting terrorism its top priority, after an 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman apparently acting alone killed at least ...

  Tehran Times - 19 hours ago

TEHRAN – IRGC forces on Sunday dismantled two terrorist groups in northwestern Iran, killing 23 of their elements in clashes, Press TV reported. Majid Arjmandfar, an IRGC commander, said on Saturday that the two terror cells were successfully busted in the provinces of Kordestan and West ...

  Fox News - Nine hours ago

In this May 2016 photo released by a family member shows Robin Shahini during his International Security and Conflict Resolution San Diego State University graduation ceremony in San Diego, Calif. T/ Iran's judiciary has confirmed the detention of an Iranian-American who was visiting family in ...

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Iranian authorities have confirmed that an Iranian-American dual national has been detained in the country while visiting family, according to a semi-official news agency. In a report published by the ISNA news agency on Sunday, judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi said that ...

  Daily Times - Two hours ago

Saudi Arabia does not have the right to reallocate Iran’s Hajj quota to other countries, the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi says. “The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation determines the Hajj quota of Muslim countries. So, Saudi Arabia has no right at all to ...

  Wall Street Journal - July 24, 2016

Nation has struggled to unload its crude production amid low global prices/ LONDON—Iran has started drawing on oil reserves in floating storage, according to ship-tracking data, a move which could mark a turning point for the country this year. The data from Marine Traffic show a 1.4 ...

  Payvand - July 24, 2016

At least 16 people have been killed and 13 others injured after their bus smashed into a concrete electricity pylon and overturned in a mountainous road in northern Iran, a provincial police official says. The traffic police chief of Alborz Province, Reza Akbari, told IRNA that the incident ...

  Wall Street Journal - 20 hours ago

Adds to number of dual nationals detained there in recent years/ Iran has arrested another Iranian-American, adding to a number of dual nationals the country has detained in recent years. The Iranian-American was arrested in Gorgan, a city 250 miles northeast of Tehran, Iranian judiciary ...

  Trend - July 24, 2016

A joint working group in Baku on July 26 will study obstacles to cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan on the financial issues of a project for the construction of Rasht-Astara railway. Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen has said that Iranian Deputy Transport Minister Asghar ...

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on Saturday, killing at least 16 people. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo) TEHRAN, July 23 (Xinhua) -- A passenger bus overturned in northern Iran on Saturday, killing at least 16 people, private Tasnim news agency reported. The bus hit a power pole on Karaj-Chalus Road and overturned in the early hours of ...

  Reuters - July 24, 2016

Iran confirmed on Sunday the detention of an Iranian-American visiting the country, the latest in a string of arrests of dual nationals in the past year. Asked about reports of the arrest of a dual citizen on national security charges, Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei told a weekly ...

  Tehran Times - 20 hours ago

Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Sunday that Tehran will protest the International Atomic Energy Agency over the leakage of confidential documents. Kamalvandi’s comments followed publication of a document by the AP on July 18 which says, “Key ...

  Trend - July 24, 2016

Forces of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have dismantled two terrorist groups in the country’s northwest, killing nearly two dozen of their elements in clashes, Brigadier General Majid Arjmandfar, an IRGC commander, said on Saturday that the two terror cells were successfully ...

  Daily Times - 17 hours ago

Iran on Saturday condemned a shooting spree at a busy shopping centre in Munich by a teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people before committing suicide. Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi denounced "the killing of innocent and defenceless people" and expressed Iran's ...

  ۴ related news

TEHRAN – IRGC forces on Sunday dismantled two terrorist groups in northwestern Iran, killing 23 of their elements in clashes, Press TV reported. Majid Arjmandfar, an IRGC commander, said on Saturday that the two terror cells were successfully busted in the provinces of Kordestan and West ...

  Tehran Times - July 24, 2016

Since my mother is an Azeri, Azerbaijan is literally in my blood. In fact the Islamic Republic of Iran views the people of Azerbaijan as brothers rather than simply as friends and neighbours. I was therefore genuinely pleased to accept the kind invitation of the Caspian Center for Energy and ...

  Trend - July 24, 2016

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to leave Tehran for West Africa on a six-day regional tour on July 24. Leading a political and economic delegation, Zarif is slated to meet officials from Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea and Mali, IRNA news agency reported July 23. According to ...

  Press TV - July 23, 2016

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps forces have arrested three people suspected of being behind a recent terrorist attack targeting an Iranian lawmaker in the western province of Kermanshah, an IRGC commander says. IRGC spokesman Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif said on Saturday that the ...

  Press TV - July 23, 2016

Turkish President Rejeb Tayyip Erdogan says the country has entered a new era after the July fifteen failed coup. He's also dismissed concerns that the recent large-scale purges jeopardize basic freedoms. Some 60,000 government workers have been sacked on suspicion of supporting the attempted ...

  Tehran Times - 22 hours ago

Host Iran was defeated against Japan on Day 3 of the 2016 FIBA Asia U18 Championship on Sunday. The Iranian team, who had already defeated Indonesia (106-40) and Kazakhstan (90-59), lost to japan 81-77 in Group B. Deputy Minister of Youth and Sport and head of National Team Support Committee ...

  Tehran Times - 20 hours ago

Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi said on Sunday that Iran is acting as a powerful nation at the global stage, naming the inching of nuclear deal with great powers and defiance of the hegemonic system as examples. “The Islamic Republic of Iran acts powerfully in the main international ...

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