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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 ...

  Payvand - One hour ago

in Denmark has organized an exhibition to introduce various aspects of , the national epic of Persia. This exhibition gives the public an opportunity to experience an ancient, exotic, and dramatic ...

 
  Huffington Post - Seven hours ago

hopeful Sajad Gharibi certainly deserves the title " The massive 24-year-old powerlifter can reportedly lift a whopping 386 lbs -- more than his own bodyweight. That's pretty impressive seeing as ...

 
  BBC - Nine hours ago

The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan is striving for autonomy for Kurdish areas Iranian Revolutionary Guards have reportedly killed 11 Kurdish rebels in a clash close to the border with Iraq. ...

 
  Reuters - Ten hours ago

Brett McGurk, U.S. President Barack Obama's special envoy in the fight against Islamic State, said on Tuesday he has seen no "significant" change in Iran's behavior in Syria under the ...

 
  Trend - Ten hours ago

in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday appointed Major General Mohammad-Hossein Baqeri as the new chief of staff of armed forces, Baqeri replaces Major General Hassan ...

 
  Fox News - Ten hours ago

official Fars news agency says the Revolutionary Guard has killed 11 Kurdish insurgents and lost three of its own in two days of fighting. Fars, which is close to the Guard, said Tuesday that the ...

 
  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

TEHRAN – The Majlis speaker has paid homage to the victims of a 1987 chemical bombing on the northwestern city of Sardasht by the Iraqi army under former dictator Saddam Hussein, saying it marked ...

 
  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo on Monday chaired a monthly meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (CoB-NAM) in New York, which focused ...

 
  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, has defended post-nuclear deal negotiations between Iran and the 5+1 group, highlighting that Tehran will remain ...

 
  Reuters - 12 hours ago

Iran named Major General Mohammad Baqeri as head of the armed forces, state media reported on Tuesday. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who is commander-in-chief of the armed forces, issued ...

 
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  • Iran's Guard clashes with Kurds, 14 dead - Fox News
  • Iran security forces kill 11 insurgents in north-western region - Trend
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  Radio Free Europe – 13 hours ago
  • Iran names new armed forces chief - Reuters
  • Iran appoints Guard general to lead armed forces - Fox News
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  Bloomberg – 23 hours ago
  • Iran oil chief shakes up oil firm in bid to strike pre-election deals - Reuters
  • Iran's new oil investment contract to be ready this summer: Zanganeh - Tehran Times
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  Trend – June 27, 2016
  • Tehran sends senior coordinator to Moscow, Syria crisis in focus - Tehran Times
  • Iran's top security official in Russia for talks on Syria - Press TV
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  Tehran Times – June 26, 2016
  • FIVB Volleyball World League 2016: Wallace steers Brazil to the victory ... - Payvand
  • FIVB World League: Brazil 3-1 Iran - Press TV
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  Radio Free Europe – June 25, 2016
  • 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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The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan is striving for autonomy for Kurdish areas Iranian Revolutionary Guards have reportedly killed 11 Kurdish rebels in a clash close to the border with Iraq. Three Guards also died in the fighting, Iran's Fars news agency cited their commander in Kordestan ...

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed a Revolutionary Guard general as the chief of staff of the country’s armed forces. Khamenei, who is commander-in-chief of the armed forces, issued a decree on his official website (khamenei.ir) on June 28 appointing Mohammad Baqeri to ...

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Iran plans to issue tenders to develop its oil fields this summer as the government is expected to approve a new model oil contract designed to attract investors “in a short amount of time,” Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said, according to an interview published by the Iranian Students News ...

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Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has visited Moscow to hold high-profile talks with Russian officials over the Syrian crisis, IRNA news agency reported June 27. Shamkhani was recently appointed Iran’s coordinating officer for talks with Russia and Syria over ...

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Iran plans to issue tenders to develop its oil fields this summer as the government is expected to approve a new model oil contract designed to attract investors “in a short amount of time,” Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said, according to an interview published by the Iranian Students News ...

  Press TV - 13 hours ago

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari (L) and Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the Secretary General of the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, meet in Beirut on June 28, 2016./ The newly-appointed Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African ...

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed a Revolutionary Guard general as the chief of staff of the country’s armed forces. Khamenei, who is commander-in-chief of the armed forces, issued a decree on his official website (khamenei.ir) on June 28 appointing Mohammad Baqeri to ...

  Tehran Times - 14 hours ago

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Tuesday strongly condemned suicide attacks by the Takfiri terrorist groups in Lebanon. “Once again, the Islamic Republic of Iran highlights the necessity of awareness and unity by the regional governments and people to fight ...

  Gulf News - 13 hours ago

Eleven Kurdish rebels and three of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards were killed in clashes near the Iraqi border, the Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. “A group of 11 counter-revolutionaries linked to the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI), who were attempting to infiltrate the ...

  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

TEHRAN – Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo on Monday chaired a monthly meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement (CoB-NAM) in New York, which focused on the past and future activities of the movement. During the meeting held at the UN headquarters in ...

  Reuters - June 27, 2016

An Airbus A380, the world's largest jetliner, generates vortex during a flying display at the 51st Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, June 18, 2015./ As Western planemakers seek to finalize lucrative deals to sell some 200 jets to Iran, doubts are growing over the sale of a dozen ...

  Reuters - 12 hours ago

Iran named Major General Mohammad Baqeri as head of the armed forces, state media reported on Tuesday. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who is commander-in-chief of the armed forces, issued the decree naming Baqeri. It said he has been working in Khatam al Anbia Headquarters (KAA), the ...

  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, has defended post-nuclear deal negotiations between Iran and the 5+1 group, highlighting that Tehran will remain committed to the pact. That the other side starts fighting shy of implementing the deal is a different ...

  Huffington Post - Seven hours ago

hopeful Sajad Gharibi certainly deserves the title " The massive 24-year-old powerlifter can reportedly lift a whopping 386 lbs -- more than his own bodyweight. That's pretty impressive seeing as a baby elephant just over half that mass: about 200 lbs. Though for comparison, the strongest person ...

  Trend - 18 hours ago

Iranian security forces have killed 11 pro-Kurdish insurgents during an armed clash in the north-western province of Kurdistan. Mohammadhossein Rajabi, the provincial commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), said the clash took place in Sarvabad County, Tasnim news agency ...

  Washington Post - 21 hours ago

You’ll receive free e-mail news updates each time a new story is published./ Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrives to a press conference in Tehran on Aug. 29, 2015, walking by a picture of the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)/ in distress when Britain voted to ...

  Press TV - 23 hours ago

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani/ Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani has arrived in Moscow to hold talks with senior Russian officials on major regional developments. The SNSC secretary plans to discuss the current issues ...

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The Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan is striving for autonomy for Kurdish areas Iranian Revolutionary Guards have reportedly killed 11 Kurdish rebels in a clash close to the border with Iraq. Three Guards also died in the fighting, Iran's Fars news agency cited their commander in Kordestan ...

  Gulf News - 16 hours ago

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that he hopes the trial of protesters accused of ransacking the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran earlier this year will restore international confidence. “Every country is responsible for the security of its foreign embassies,” Rouhani said in a ...

  Reuters - 21 hours ago

trade/ NEW DELHI, June 27 India's Essar Oil, the top Indian buyer of Iranian crude, imported 49.7 percent more Iranian oil in May compared with a year ago, according to tanker arrival data obtained from trade sources and ship-tracking services on the Thomson Reuters terminal. Essar shipped in ...

  Iran Focus - 22 hours ago

The husband of Nazanin Radcliffe, a British aid worker arrested in Iran earlier this year, has issued a statement regarding the accusations levied against her. , on the petition that he created in order to get his wife released. He reiterates that Iranian press coverage that Nazanin was accused ...

  Payvand - June 27, 2016

Two generation Z Iranians have been arrested in the northeastern city of Mashhad for organising a youth gathering near a shopping centre. The call for a meeting was organised using Telegram, a cloud-based instant messaging service that has become popular in Iran in the past two years. The ...

  Payvand - June 27, 2016

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has accused Bahrain's Sunni-led government of "blatant foolishness and insanity" for stripping the kingdom's most prominent Shi'ite cleric of his citizenship. Bahrain stripped Ayatollah Isa Qassem of his citizenship on June 20, accusing him of using ...

  Bloomberg - 23 hours ago

Iran plans to issue tenders to develop its oil fields this summer as the government is expected to approve a new model oil contract designed to attract investors “in a short amount of time,” Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said, according to an interview published by the Iranian Students News ...

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