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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 ...

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Israeli airstrikes hit a series of targets in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip overnight, officials said, hours after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave landed in the Jewish state (AFP Photo/MOHAMMED ABED)/ Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israeli airstrikes hit a series of targets in the ...

 
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The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy. But fire-safety experts say governments and builders around the world should take notice, because the fire at ...

 
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Israel and Russia have faith in Trump – not so European allies/ Donald Trump at the G7 meeting in May with Donald Tusk, Justin Trudeau, Angela Merkel and the Italian prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni. The US president has persistently low ratings across Europe./ More than three-quarters of the ...

 
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The second meeting of Eurasian Parliament Speakers is underway in the South Korean capital, Seoul. In his address to the meeting, Iran’s Parliament Speaker, Ali Larijani, blasted the US for its policy on terror, saying Washington is backing terrorists rather than fighting them. He also ...

 
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WASHINGTON — The White House charged late Monday that Syria seemed to be making preparations for a chemical attack and warned strongman Bashar Assad that he and his regime “will pay a heavy price” for any mass slaughter of civilians. The unusual statement, attributed to press secretary Sean ...

 
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WASHINGTON — As the Senate barrels toward a vote on the health care bill that caps per-person Medicaid funding and undoes the expansion of the program under Obama, opponents of the measure point to Trump’s many campaign 2016 statements promising to protect Medicaid. “I am going to save Medicare ...

 
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China has accused Indian border guards of crossing into its territory from the state of Sikkim on India's northeastern border with Tibet, the Chinese foreign and defence ministries have said, complicating an already difficult relationship. Geng Shuang, a spokesman with China's foreign ministry, ...

 
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Explore the great outdoors at one of America's can't-miss national parks. If you're dreaming of an outdoor vacation filled with gushing geysers, animal encounters, towering rock formations and more, odds are you'll enjoy exploring a national park. But with so many parks scattered throughout the ...

 
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Whether you live in a major city or a small town, kitchen space is a precious commodity. There never seems to be enough room for all the pots, pans, and kitchen tools that make cooking so much easier. recently pointed out a major kitchen hack to fix that problem, and it utilizes a space pretty ...

 
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TEHRAN – The 10th Regional Music Festival was inaugurated in the southern Iranian city of Kerman on Tuesday. Bam, Baft, Sirjan, Zarand, Rafsanjan and several other towns in Kerman Province are hosting music groups from across Iran as well as different countries during the festival this year, the ...

 
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  Radio Free Europe – June 26, 2017
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  Newsweek – June 23, 2017
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  Reuters – June 22, 2017
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  Reuters – June 22, 2017
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  Yahoo! News – June 20, 2017
  • Syria notified of missile operation, Iran says - Tehran Times
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  Newsweek – June 19, 2017
  • Saudi says captures three Iranian Revolutionary Guards from boat - Reuters
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  Tehran Times – June 19, 2017
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  Reuters – June 17, 2017
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  • Iranian Forces Kill Two, Arrest Five Sunni Muslim Militants In ... - Radio Free Europe
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  Washington Post - 21 hours ago

NEW YORK — A U.S. government lawyer has urged a jury to conclude a charity must give up majority ownership of a Manhattan skyscraper, saying it is secretly controlled by Iran. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Lockard told New York federal court jurors Monday in closing arguments that testimony ...

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Sadists prefer black coffee, according to a new study./ If you prefer the bitter taste of black coffee to the syrupy sweetness of vanilla lattes, there's a greater chance you're a sadist or psychopath. A new study published in the journal indicates that the preference for bitter tastes, like ...

  Huffington Post - 22 hours ago

Hundreds of members of the European Parliament have strongly for the terrorist designation of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) involved in multiple regional conflicts. According to , “Iran alone accounted for 55% of all recorded executions” in the world in 2016./ a wide array of ...

  Yahoo! News - June 26, 2017

The pilot twice asked passengers to pray on Air Asia flight D7237 from Australia to Malaysia as the plane shook like a "washing machine" for two hours, according to passengers.

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A week before the official launch of the all-new third-generation of the BMW X3, which took place on Monday, excitement was already building for the reveal by the German auto giant, and it got a further boost over the weekend with leaks of details and unofficial images. The X3, unveiled at the ...

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democracy campaigners fear Hong Kong's freedoms are being lost to Beijing (AFP Photo/Anthony WALLACE)/ Hong Kong saw multiple protests Monday ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the city was handed back to China by Britain. Pro-democracy activists including ...

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- In this 2013 file photo, former Enfield Police Department K9 Officer Matthew Worden and his dog Falco negotiate a low crawl obstacle during the annual K9 Olympics in Mansfield, Connecticut. Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of Worden. The ...

  Yahoo! News - June 26, 2017

After a month of fasting, prayer and alms-giving, Muslims around the world will welcome the end of Ramadan either June 25 or 26, depending on when the new moon is seen. Eid al-Fitr means "festival of the breaking of the fast" and it is one of the biggest celebrations in the Islamic year. Since ...

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India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year: Getty/ is expected to authorise the sale of $2bn (£1.6bn) worth of surveillance drones to India. for the first time this week – an encounter watched closely by analysts for clues of the ...

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Spicer has been pulling press access to the White House back: AP/ A CNN reporter has argued with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer over the West Wing’s decision to bar cameras from broadcasting the daily press briefings. Jim Acosta, the White House correspondent for the cable news network, ...

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Maria Garcia, 83, dances in her wheelchair at a Senior Citizens Prom sponsored by the MetroPlus, a prepaid health services plan, on June 23, 2017, in New York City./ After weeks of secrecy, Senate Republicans released their health care bill Thursday en route to repealing the Affordable Care Act, ...

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A Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter gestures towards an armoured vehicle in Hawi Hawa village, west of Raqqa, Syria June 11, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said/ BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.S.-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists' Syrian capital ...

  Yahoo! News - June 26, 2017

democracy demonstrators hold up photo of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo during a protest to urge for the release of Liu, who was sentenced to imprisonment seven years ago on Christmas day, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, China December 25, 2016. ...

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LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - A fire broke out on Monday at a sulphur storage tank in Iran's Isfahan oil refinery, injuring around 100 workers, ILNA news agency reported. "The fire broke out at 11:00 a.m. (local time, 0630 GMT). Almost 100 workers from the Oil Design and Construction Company ...

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Ethereum has seen an upswing in interest among investors and analysts./ Both bitcoin and Ethereum suffered a dramatic dip in price in recent days, including a flash crash where ether prices went from $317 to 10 cents in just a few seconds, This isn’t the big bubble burst cryptocurrency critics ...

  Yahoo! News - June 26, 2017

Hong Kong activist and legislator Leung Kwok-hung (R) holds a placard at a 2016 protest calling for the release of Liu Xiaobo (AFP Photo/Richard A. Brooks)/ Beijing (AFP) - Liu Xiaobo, who won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize from behind bars, was for decades a vocal champion of democracy and human ...

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In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Michael McCarthy watches as jury selection begins for his murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. McCarthy was convicted Monday, June 26 of second-degree murder in the death of Bella Bond who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the ...

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In this June 2017 photo, released by Allan Hammons, a civil rights historical marker in Money, Miss. is seen. The marker remembers black teenager Emmett Till, who was kidnapped before being lynched in 1955. Allan Hammons, whose public relations firm made the marker, said Monday that someone ...

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in my Instagram feed, I knew I needed to taste one. Apparently, I wasn't the only one thinking that. These -soft serve mash-ups are the latest dessert craze in the sweet candy land of Orange County. "We've sold up to 1500 a day and people have waited up to 2 hours in line just to get one," says ...

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