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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 ...

  Tehran Times - Five hours ago

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Iran and Malaysia have always had “good relations” and Tehran has no limit to expand ties with Kuala Lumpur. “Relations ...

 
  Tehran Times - Six hours ago

Senior officials from Central Bank of Iran (CBI) and the Korea Development Bank (KDB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase common banking ties in Tehran, on Monday. According to ...

 
  NPR - Seven hours ago

Women stroll on a Tehran street. Iranians are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior when a new, undercover morality police squad is deployed./ Women stroll on a Tehran ...

 
  Asharq Alawsat - Eight hours ago

Followers of Iraq’s Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in the parliament building after they stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the ...

 
  Payvand - Eight hours ago

A senior Iranian legislator has called on those who have sustained losses as a result of US hostile moves over the past decades to sue Washington in retaliation./ The US Supreme Court ruled last ...

 
  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

Head of Iran's National Tax Administration (INTA) Seyyed Kamel Taqavi-Nejad in Tuesday news conference announced that the administration could collect 90 percent of its expected tax income in the ...

 
  Trend - Eight hours ago

Iranian government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht has dismissed the recent speculations regarding the cabinet reshuffle. He said such kind of anticipations always soar in the country after ...

 
  Payvand - Eight hours ago

Keeping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in power has come with a deadly price tag for Iran, which has lost more troops in the war-torn country in the past six months than in the previous two ...

 
  Press TV - Nine hours ago

A view of Iran’s Majlis (parliament) in session (file photo)/ Press TV has interviewed Kaveh Afrasiabi, an author and political scientist in Boston, about the Iranian parliament (Majlis) voting in ...

 
  Huffington Post - Nine hours ago

The revelations raise questions about how the nuclear negotiations would have progressed under Clinton's watch./ WASHINGTON -- A key talking point of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is the ...

 
  Radio Free Europe – 22 hours ago
  • Tehran, Seoul set to hike trade to $18 billion/Iran, S. Korea sign 19 ... - Tehran Times
  • S. Korean president arrives in Iran for talks on ties - Xinhua
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  NPR – May 1, 2016
  • Spotlight: Power lineup in new Iranian parliament to favor moderates - Xinhua
  • Iran Moderates Fail to Win Majority - Wall Street Journal
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  Reuters – Apr 30, 2016
  • OPEC Oil Output Surges as Iran Looks to Regain Market Share - Bloomberg
  • Europe refiners step up Iran oil imports - Press TV
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  Radio Free Europe – Apr 30, 2016
  • Iran's moderates make modest gains in run-off election: Iranian media - Reuters
  • Reformists gain in Iran's run-off parliamentary election: media - Xinhua
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  Al-Arabiya – Apr 26, 2016
  • Iran Jails Four Pro-Reform Reporters - Wall Street Journal
  • Iran Jails Four Journalists On Security Charges - Radio Free Europe
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  Tehran Times – Apr 25, 2016
  • Bombardier Explores New Airline Project in Post-Sanctions Iran - Bloomberg
  • Iran expects A320, A330 planes by 2017 - Press TV
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  Reuters – Apr 25, 2016
  • Iran negotiating with Russia to sell 40 tons of heavy water: Araqchi - Tehran Times
  • Iran Says It's In Talks With Russia About Heavy-Water Sales - Radio Free Europe
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  Al-Arabiya – Apr 25, 2016
  • Iran Threatens Legal Action Against US Over Diverted Funds - VOA News
  • Iran pursues legal channels to take back frozen assets: 1st VP - Press TV
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  Reuters – Apr 25, 2016
  • Tehran Jails French-Iranian Woman Who Tried To Visit Sick Mother - Radio Free Europe
  • Report: Jailed Iranian Texas graduate student hospitalized - Fox News
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  Reuters – Apr 24, 2016
  • Reliance buys Iranian oil after 6-year hiatus - India Times
  • Reliance buys Iran oil after six-year hiatus - The Hindu
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Iranian President Hassan Rohani said they aim to triple their trade to $18 billion a year./ Iran has increased exports to South Korea by fourfold since January and now hopes to triple its yearly trade with Seoul, Iranian leaders said on May 2. Iranian Oil ...

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Iranian President Hassan Rohani said they aim to triple their trade to $18 billion a year./ Iran has increased exports to South Korea by fourfold since January and now hopes to triple its yearly trade with Seoul, Iranian leaders said on May 2. Iranian Oil ...

  Payvand - Eight hours ago

Keeping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in power has come with a deadly price tag for Iran, which has lost more troops in the war-torn country in the past six months than in the previous two years. More than 280 Iranian troops have been killed in Syria since September of last year, according to ...

  Bloomberg - 16 hours ago

Caran d'Ache reentered Iran last year via deal with Daya/ End of sanctions opens market of 77 million to firms globally/ , supplied Iranian school children with pencils before the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Now, it’s betting on a partnership with a pistachio exporter to make a comeback in the ...

  Press TV - May 2, 2016

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei (R) meets with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye in Tehran, May 2, 2016. ©leader.ir/ Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran and South Korea must build relations that are impervious to Washington's ...

  Press TV - 21 hours ago

A view of Iran’s Majlis (Parliament) in session (file photo)/ The Iranian parliament (Majlis) has voted in favor of a bill to boost the missile capabilities of the country's armed forces to strengthen the country's defensive capacity and deterrence. Iranian parliamentarians on Sunday approved an ...

  Tehran Times - 14 hours ago

“Some 16 trade delegations visited Iran in the first three months after the implementation of the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and the global world powers,” Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, the government spokesman said in a news conference on Tuesday. As IRIB news reported, the spokesman ...

  Newsweek - 12 hours ago

When CIA veterans complain that their old outfit needs to be less risk-averse, I don’t think they have Robert Levinson in mind. The retired FBI agent famously vanished nine years ago on Kish Island, a kind of Iranian Grand Cayman frequented by shadowy arms dealers, counterfeiters, smugglers and, ...

  Reuters - 12 hours ago

May 3 German deputy Economy Minister Uwe Beckmeyer said on Tuesday Iran had promised to repay soon old debts arising from state guarantees for German exports, clearing the way for fresh guarantees to be issued. "Iran has now recognised its old debts and promised me to pay them in the near-term," ...

  Huffington Post - Nine hours ago

The revelations raise questions about how the nuclear negotiations would have progressed under Clinton's watch./ WASHINGTON -- A key talking point of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is the story of how she laid the groundwork for the nuclear agreement with Iran during her time as ...

  NPR - Seven hours ago

Women stroll on a Tehran street. Iranians are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior when a new, undercover morality police squad is deployed./ Women stroll on a Tehran street. Iranians are bracing themselves for extra scrutiny of their dress and behavior when a new, ...

  Trend - 20 hours ago

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi and Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka in a meeting on Monday discussed cooperation on nuclear safety, Irna reported. During the meeting, Salehi said that the nuclear agreement between Iran and P5+1 showed ...

  Tehran Times - 20 hours ago

Valiollah Afkhamirad, the head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO), announced that the number of foreign trade delegations visiting Iran during the past Iranian calendar year of 1394 (which ended on March 19, 2016) became three times more than that of its preceding year, IRIB news ...

  Trend - May 2, 2016

Over the last Iranian calendar year (ended March 20) 64 business delegations from 28 countries visited the Islamic Republic. The Iranian deputy industry Minister, Valiollah Afkhami-Rad, has said that the number of foreign business delegations visiting Iran over the last year increased three ...

  Trend - 12 hours ago

Iran's cooperation with Germany's Hermes Insurance Company is estimated to surpass €7 billion, Mohammad Khazaee, head of Iranian Investment Organization, said May 3. "The talks have been held to remove the financial obstacles and in the near future Iran-Hermes relations will be normalized," ...

  Payvand - Eight hours ago

A senior Iranian legislator has called on those who have sustained losses as a result of US hostile moves over the past decades to sue Washington in retaliation./ The US Supreme Court ruled last month Iran's assets frozen in a bank account to be turned over to the American families of those ...

  India Times - 18 hours ago

The demand for interest rate was made when Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan met Iranian Central Bank Governor Valiollah Seif in Tehran on April 9./ NEW DELHI: India has agreed to pay Iran an interest of 1.5 per cent on USD 6.5-billion that refiners like Essar Oil and Refinery (MRPL) owe it in oil ...

  Daily Times - 20 hours ago

Honardoost says his country has no reservations against Pakistan, and will provide 100 percent support to increase bilateral trade/ KARACHI: Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost has said that terrorism, which is result of poverty and illiteracy, is a common concern for Pakistan and Iran, and both ...

  VOA News - May 2, 2016

А volunteer fighter with Syrian government forces sits atop a tank in the province of Raqqa, Syria, Feb. 17, 2016. Iranian troops have backed the Assad regime, and have faced heavy losses in the process./ Keeping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in power has come with a deadly price tag for ...

  Radio Free Europe - 22 hours ago

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Iranian President Hassan Rohani said they aim to triple their trade to $18 billion a year./ Iran has increased exports to South Korea by fourfold since January and now hopes to triple its yearly trade with Seoul, Iranian leaders said on May 2. Iranian Oil ...

  Tehran Times - 21 hours ago

Around 80 foreign job centers are presently active in Iran to employ Iranian work force, Mohammad Akbarnia told ISNA on Monday. Since the implementation of the nuclear deal between Iran and the six global powers in January, different countries, namely Australia, Germany, Denmark, Turkey, and ...

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