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PM says “proper atmosphere” needed for Pakistan visit


August 31st, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) A day after he met Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in Tehran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday he said was keen ... Read more...

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Putin praises NAM for improving global security


August 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3o (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday praised the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for strengthening global security.The 16th NAM Summit opened in the Iranian capital under the theme of ... Read more...

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Turkish journalists released from Syria


May 13th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 13 (IANS) Two Turkish journalists who were held in Syria for two months have been released following Iranian mediation, BBC reported.Reporter Adem Ozkose and cameraman Hamit Coskun arrived ... Read more...

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17 Iranian soldiers killed in ammunition depot blasts


November 13th, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 13 (IANS) Seventeen members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), including a senior commander, were killed Saturday in two explosions at an ammunition depot near the Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran arrests opposition leaders Mousavi and Karoubi before planned protest


March 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Monday arrested opposition leaders Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karoubi as well as their wives, according to an opposition news website. It comes just a day before ... Read more...

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Spain demands apology from Iran for diplomat’s arrest


February 16th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Spain will call home its ambassador in Iran for consultations if the government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad does not give an explanation or apologise for the arrest of ... Read more...

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One protester dies in Iran clashes, opposition leader detained (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) One person was killed and many were wounded in fierce protests in Iran, police said. Lawmakers Tuesday condemned the anti-government demonstrations, while opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi was ... Read more...

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One killed in Tehran protest


February 15th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) One person was killed and many were wounded in protests in the Iranian capital, police said Tuesday.The man was a bystander and was shot by "Monafeghin", or the ... Read more...

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Iranian candy thief to lose his hand as a punishment


October 19th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports in the Iranian media on Saturday indicated that a man who attacked and robbed a candy shop has been convicted by a court and his hand ... Read more...

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Iranian President Mahoud Ahmadinejad blasts ‘Paul the octopus’


July 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Controversial Iranian president Mahoud Ahmadinejad has slammed the famed octopus - Paul. 

Ahmedinejad who was speaking at a youth festival in the Iranian capital said ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Iran sign gas deal


June 14th, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Islamabad and Tehran have signed a $7-billion agreement in the Iranian capital for supply of natural gas to Pakistan. As per the deal Sunday, Iran will supply one million ... Read more...

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Mothers of three detained Americans arrive in Tehran


May 20th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The mothers of the three Americans detained in 2009 for illegally crossing the Iranian border have arrived in the Iranian capital of Tehran to visit them, Iranian state-run ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Tehran; Afghanistan, pipeline on agenda


May 13th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Tehran Saturday on a three-day visit to attend the G15 summit. He will also hold bilateral talks to revive ... Read more...

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Iran To Arrest Tan Women To Uphold The Islamic Dress Policy


May 1st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Iran has issued a caution to suntanned females, who appear like walking models, that they will face arrest as a consequence of a fresh governmental ... Read more...

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Iranian Cleric Proclaims That Licentious Females Cause Quakes


April 21st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A leading Iranian cleric has declared that the females, who sport indecent clothing and exhibit promiscuousness, are to be censured for earthquakes.Iran is one of ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s son in Damascus after eight years in Iran


January 6th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Jan 6 (DPA) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's youngest son arrived in Damascus last month after spending eight years in Iran, the regional daily al-Sharq al-Awsat reported Wednesday. Omar bin Laden ... Read more...

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Renewed clashes in Tehran, police fire tear gas


December 27th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 27 (DPA) Demonstrators returned to the streets of Tehran Sunday and police fired tear gas to quell the protests, witnesses and opposition website reports said. The protests were reportedly held near ... Read more...

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IAEA inspectors in Iran for new nuclear inspection


October 25th, 2009 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Vienna/Tehran, Oct 25 (DPA) A team of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors arrived in Tehran Saturday night to visit a new nuclear site south of the Iranian capital that has created ... Read more...

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Gunman goes on shooting spree in Tehran


August 25th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman carrying an assault rifle went on a shooting spree in the Iranian capital on Sunday evening, local media reported on Monday. At least seven people ... Read more...

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20 hanged in Iran for drug trafficking


July 4th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 4 (DPA) Twenty convicted drug traffickers were hanged Saturday in a prison in Karaj, a suburb west of this Iranian capital, the Fars news agency reported. Fars said that 700 kg ... Read more...

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Moussavi meets Iranian clergy over killings of protestors


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 23 (DPA) Iranian opposition leader Mir-Hossein Moussavi has met senior clergy and discussed the latest developments in the country, including the deaths of protestors during street demonstrations in Tehran, his ... Read more...

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Iran’s Guardian Council admits presidential vote was flawed, but won’t change results


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Iran's powerful Guardian Council has ruled out changing Iran's presidential election result, but admitted that the vote was flawed.The calls came as the Guardian Council, the body ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands join protest rally in Tehran (Lead)


June 16th, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 16 (DPA) Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched towards Tehran University and the Iranian capital's Enqelab (Revolution) Square Monday despite the interior ministry's ban on the gathering, eyewitnesses said. "We had ... Read more...

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About 100 arrested in Iran post-poll violence


June 14th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 14 (DPA) An unknown number of people were injured during a night of violent protests in Tehran following the Iranian presidential election and there were reports Sunday of up ... Read more...

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Italian TV crew attacked by police in Tehran


June 14th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 14 (DPA) An Italian TV crew covering the unrest in Tehran has been attacked and injured by riot police, Italy's foreign ministry said Sunday. The journalists, from Rai 3 TV, were ... Read more...

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Released journalist leaves Iran, says US employer


May 15th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (DPA) Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, who was held for more than three months in a Tehran prison after being convicted of spying, has left the Iranian capital after her ... Read more...

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Iran arrests female bomber ‘linked to Israel’, says TV report


May 3rd, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 3 (Xinhua) A woman allegedly involved in several cases of failed bombing attempts in the Iranian capital has been arrested, Press TV reported Sunday. The woman was captured in northern ... Read more...

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Iran, Venezuela seal 10-year strategic alliance


April 6th, 2009 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 6 (EFE) Iran and Venezuela endorsed a new "roadmap" for their close bilateral relations by which they intend to increase economic exchanges and strengthen their political activities over the next ... Read more...

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Will go ahead with IPI project even if India unwilling: Zardari


March 10th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Pakistan will go ahead with the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project even without India's participation, President Asif Ali Zardari said Monday, adding he will discuss the issue during ... Read more...

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Head of NIGEC says three major gas projects will be completed by 2014


October 20th, 2008 - 10:52 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Oct 20 (ANI): Reza Kasaizadeh, the new Head of the National Iranian Gas Export Company (NIGEC), has said that Irans three major gas projects - the Iran LNG, the Pars ... Read more...

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Iran has a right to a peaceful nuke program: Mukherjee


July 29th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor Tehran, July 29 (ANI): Stating that Iran has a right to engage in a peaceful nuclear programme, as long as it respects international obligations, Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Pakistan keen on Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline


June 24th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 24 (ANI): Pakistan is keen on developing the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline, terming it as important for solving the world energy crisis. Salman Farooqi, Chairman of the Planning ... Read more...

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U-14 football team for Tehran


May 15th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The under-14 Indian football team will leave for Tehran early Friday to take part in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-14 Festival to be held in the ... Read more...

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Iran’s post-poll conservatives victorious - but split


March 16th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Tehran, March 16 (DPA) The conservatives have gained a convincing victory in Iran's parliamentary elections, state media reported Sunday. According to the Fars news agency, conservatives gained more than 70 percent of ... Read more...

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Iranian conservatives lead in capital Tehran


March 16th, 2008 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Tehran, March 16 (DPA) Conservatives lead in the Iranian capital's constituency, whose 30 seats are some of the most politically significant in Iran's parliament, according to results Sunday after parliamentary elections across ... Read more...

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