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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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Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan/ Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan is to visit Russia to discuss ways to boost defense and military cooperation ...

 
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Despite the outstanding disagreements between Tehran and Ankara over gas prices, Iran and Turkey appear reluctant to spoil trade ties. As soon as the reports regarding the International Court of ...

 
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A militant mans a gun on the back of a vehicle in Tal al-Aswan in the area of eastern Ghouta, east of the Syrian capital, Damascus, February 9, 2016. (Photo by AFP)/ Press TV has interviewed ...

 
  Tehran Times - Two hours ago

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said at the Munich Security Conference on Friday that she would be glad to visit Iran in spring 2016. According to Mogherini, during the visit she will ...

 
  Trend - Three hours ago

Three leading European airlines namely British Airways, KLM and Air France have plans to launch extraordinary trips to Iran on the eve of the new Iranian year starting March. 21, an Iranian ...

 
  Tehran Times - Five hours ago

renowned Iranian filmmaker and artist Abbas Kiarostami has asked his fans to look at his photos if they want to learn about his professional life. “Find me in my photos,” he once said in an ...

 
  Huffington Post - Seven hours ago

from the US dollar for use in trades and that Tehran welcomes replacing dollar with other currencies. , Iran's official news agency, Safar-Ali Karamati, Deputy director of International Affairs ...

 
  Tehran Times - Eight hours ago

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama visits Iran on Sunday at the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani. Mahama’s visit follows that of other world leaders who have been to Tehran in the ...

 
  Tehran Times - 11 hours ago

TEHRAN – Tehran’s Qasr Garden Museum will be offering a collection of Persian artworks in an exhibition opening today. “70 Iranian artists cooperating with Fara (art group) will display over 500 ...

 
  Tehran Times - 11 hours ago

TEHRAN – The National Library and Archives of Iran (NLAI) has established a new museum, which opened on Saturday, to preserve books and documented heritage of Iran. Entitled “Museum of Books and ...

 
  Al-Arabiya – 20 hours ago
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 11, 2016
  • Khomeini grandson loses appeal to stand in Iranian election - Reuters
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 10, 2016
  • Iran to upgrade missiles, get Russian defence system - Reuters
  • Russia's S-300 missile system ready to be delivered to Iran - Trend
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  Trend – Feb 9, 2016
  • Iran needs $200bn oil investments - Press TV
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  Press TV – Feb 8, 2016
  • Tsipras and Rouhani hold talks - Tehran Times
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  Reuters – Feb 5, 2016
  • Iran wants India to pay oil dues in euros - India Times
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 6, 2016
  • Tehran, EU to resume high-level talks on Monday - Tehran Times
  • EU foreign affairs chief to visit Iran - Xinhua
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 6, 2016
  • Iranian commander mocks Saudi offer to intervene in Syria - CNN
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  Yahoo! News – Feb 5, 2016
  • Canada lifts Iran sanctions - Al-Arabiya
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Iranian oil workers gather at the Tehran's oil refinery south of the capital Tehran, Iran. (AP)/ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day of crude oil, and will be pumping 1.5 million barrels a day by the start of the next Iranian year on March 20, a vice president was quoted as saying on ...

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at Chatham House in London, Britain February 4, 2016./ Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iran's foreign minister said on Friday, a day after Syrian peace talks brought ...

  Tehran Times - 11 hours ago

The government of Japan has decided to donate $10.13 million through the following four UN agencies considering recent summit and ministry level meetings upon which the Japanese government expressed willingness to provide up to around $3 billion of assistance to Afghanistan in about 5 years from ...

  Gulf Times - 19 hours ago

Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields, 1,250 km south of Tehran from this July 25, 2005 file photo./ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day (bpd) of crude oil, and will be pumping 1.5 million barrels a day by the start of the next Iranian year on March 20, a ...

  Reuters - 23 hours ago

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at Chatham House in London, Britain February 4, 2016./ Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iran's foreign minister said on Friday, a day after Syrian peace talks brought ...

  Yahoo! News - 17 hours ago

Diplomats from a dozen countries, led by the United States and Russia, are struggling to make progress in Syria, even as fighting in the north sends tens of thousands fleeing and threatens a deepening humanitarian crisis. Next month, Syria's civil war will reach the end of its fifth year, and ...

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at Chatham House in London, Britain February 4, 2016./ Iran and Saudi Arabia must overcome strained relations and work for stability in Syria and the Middle East, Iran's foreign minister said on Friday, a day after Syrian peace talks brought ...

  Press TV - 17 hours ago

File photo shows an oil tanker in international waters. A US-based insurance company says it has obtained necessary authorization from US government to cover Iranian oil cargos transported by non-American companies./ A US-based insurance company, which covers the global shipping industry, says ...

  Huffington Post - Feb 12, 2016

The app is seen as a "digital protest" in advance of Iran's upcoming elections./ A new smartphone application that helps Iranians dodge the Islamic Republic's "morality police" is proving popular with the young, tech-savvy population but has quickly fallen foul of the authorities. The Gershad ...

  Huffington Post - Seven hours ago

from the US dollar for use in trades and that Tehran welcomes replacing dollar with other currencies. , Iran's official news agency, Safar-Ali Karamati, Deputy director of International Affairs for Marketing and Crude Oil Operation in the state-owned National Iranian Oil Co, stated that Iran's ...

  Trend - 19 hours ago

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Turkey to attend the high-level strategic cooperation conference, Milliyet newspaper reported. Iran’s Ambassador to Turkey Alireza Bigdeli told journalists about the talks between Iran and Turkey during a reception at the embassy. The Turkish Prime ...

  Al-Arabiya - 20 hours ago

Iranian oil workers gather at the Tehran's oil refinery south of the capital Tehran, Iran. (AP)/ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day of crude oil, and will be pumping 1.5 million barrels a day by the start of the next Iranian year on March 20, a vice president was quoted as saying on ...

  Yahoo! News - 21 hours ago

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for government reform Saturday, demanding greater accountability and threatening to withdraw from the political process if his proposal is not accepted and the government does not show results within a year./ Al-Sadr's ...

  Huffington Post - Feb 12, 2016

By Kevin Schumacher, OutRight's program coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa. I will never forget the afternoon in June 2013 that I spent listening to Javad's* story in Toronto. As a human rights advocate, I have heard many horrific stories of persecution. As a gay man who was born ...

  Trend - Feb 12, 2016

World powers discussed reaching a ceasefire between the Syrian government and the opposition groups during a recent session held in Munich on Syrian crisis. Two issues were discussed during the session, one of which was to establish ceasefire in all non-terrorist held areas in Syria within one ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 12, 2016

North Korean soldiers stand on a boat on the Yalu River in the North Koreantown of Sinuiju, as seen from across the river from the Chinese border town of Dandong on February 9, 2016 (AFP Photo/Johannes Eisele)/ Washington (AFP) - North Korea is committed to striking the United States with a ...

  Press TV - Feb 12, 2016

Mohammad Keshavarz netted a second-half brace as Iran trounced China 7-nothing to seal their place in the quarter-finals of AFC Futsal Championship on Friday. After thrashing Jordan 6-0 in their opening match on Wednesday, Asian futsal legends knew that a win against China would give them a ...

  Press TV - 16 hours ago

Iranian futsal players (in red jerseys) jubilate after quashing China 7-0 in a Group B match of the 2016 AFC Futsal Championship at Universal Stadium , Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on February 12, 2016./ The Iranian men’s national futsal team has achieved another victory at the 2016 Asian Football ...

  Yahoo! News - 13 hours ago

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks at the 52nd Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday Feb. 13, 2016. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)/ MUNICH (AP) — Hopes of securing a temporary truce in Syria within a week dimmed Saturday as Syrian government forces tightened the noose around ...

  Tehran Times - 12 hours ago

TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN special envoy for Yemen, held phone conversation on Saturday on the latest developments in Yemen. Amir-Abdollahian said the situation in Yemen is worsening and terrorism is spreading at the ...

  Trend - Three hours ago

Three leading European airlines namely British Airways, KLM and Air France have plans to launch extraordinary trips to Iran on the eve of the new Iranian year starting March. 21, an Iranian official with the transportation ministry has said. Hamid Reza Seyyedi, a board member of Iran’s main ...

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Iranian oil workers gather at the Tehran's oil refinery south of the capital Tehran, Iran. (AP)/ Iran is exporting 1.3 million barrels a day of crude oil, and will be pumping 1.5 million barrels a day by the start of the next Iranian year on March 20, a vice president was quoted as saying on ...

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