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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Online Islamic law encyclopaedia ‘Wiqifiqh’ launched


January 28th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) The Islamic Information and Documentation Centre in the Iranian capital, Tehran, has launched the free online Islamic law encyclopaedia, 'Wikifiqh' in farsi. English and Arabic versions are also ... Read more...

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Iranian president’s 34-yr-old Peugeot set to fetch $1m at auction


January 11th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 11 (ANI): Iranian president Mahmood Ahmadinejad's 34-year-old Peugeot 504 is up for grabs and expected to fetch 1 million dollars at auction.The 1970s Peugeot may not be everyone's choice, but ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits Iran, felt in Tehran


August 28th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck northern Iran on late Friday evening, residents and seismologists said, but there was no immediate word on damage or casualties.The epicenter of the earthquake, ... Read more...

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At G-15, India calls for reforming international economic order


May 18th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorTehran, May 17 (ANI): India on Monday gave a strong call for reforming the international economic order, urging G-15 summit members in Iranian capital Tehran to work closely for a ... Read more...

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Protests against Ahmadinejad continue in Tehran


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Berlin/Tehran, June 21 (DPA) Minor protests continued in the Iranian capital Tehran Sunday over the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. According to witnesses, choruses of Ahmadinejad opponents could be heard in many ... Read more...

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Kish Island - a temporary timeout for Iranian women


August 7th, 2008 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Farshid Motahari Kish Island (Iran), Aug 7 (DPA) While women in the Iranian capital Tehran are meticulously checked by vice squads for any lapse in the Islamic dress code, those holidaying on ... Read more...

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