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Giant Persian rug sets Guinness record


August 26th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A gigantic Persian carpet woven in the Iranian city of Nishapur has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's largest handmade rug.Iran's Press ... Read more...

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Iranian lawyer sentenced to six years’ jail


February 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) The Iranian lawyer of a woman who was sentenced to death in 2006 for adultery has himself been sentenced to six years in prison by a ... Read more...

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Iran enriches 100 kg of Uranium to 20 percent (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Between 90 and 100 kg of uranium has been enriched to 20 percent at a facility in the Iranian city of Natanz, the country's news ... Read more...

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Drug trafficker executed in Iran


December 13th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 13 (IANS/AKI) A drug trafficker, convicted for selling 44 kg of heroin, was executed Tuesday in the Iranian city of Rasht.The Herana human rights agency said that with ... Read more...

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Two killed in Iran army helicopter crash


May 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) A military helicopter crashed Monday in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, killing the pilot and co-pilot, a media report said.The Cobra 209 helicopter belonging to ... Read more...

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Impressive show by India’s under-13 footballers


May 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's under-13 squad has returned home after an impressive performance in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Youth Festival in the Iranian city of Yazd where ... Read more...

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Iran informs IAEA inspectors of Bushehr nuke plant setback


February 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Tehran, Feb.26 (ANI): Iran has reportedly told atomic inspectors this week that it had run into a serious problem at a newly completed nuclear reactor in Bushehr.The plant was supposed to start ... Read more...

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Iran asks for Pak support in investigating Chahbahar suicide blast


December 19th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 19 (ANI): Iran has formally requested Pakistan to assist it in investigating the terrorist attack in the Iranian city of Chahbahar.According to a spokesperson for the Interior Ministry, Iran's Ambassador ... Read more...

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Iranian Mother Faces the Possibility Of Being Stoned To Death


July 6th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A 43-year-old Iranian mother, Sakineh Mohamamadi, is likely to face the sentence of being stoned to death after being convicted of perpetrating infidelity with ... Read more...

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Iranian mother sentenced to death by stoning


July 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 1 (ANI): An Iranian woman, who has been charged with committing adultery with two men involved in the killing of her husband, is to be stoned to death.Forty-three-year-old Sakineh Mohamamadi ... Read more...

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Iranian state tv says families of three American hikers have visited them


May 10th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The families of three detained American hikers have been allowed to visit them in prison, state television reported on Monday, weeks after a U.S. plea to allow family ... Read more...

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Iranian plane catches fire, 46 injured


January 24th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) At least 46 passengers on board a domestic aircraft were injured Sunday as the plane caught fire while landing at Mashhad airport. Fire broke out in the tail ... Read more...

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Iranian prosecutor assassinated


January 19th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The prosecutor of the northwestern Iranian city of Khoy has been assassinated, the country's student news agency ISNA reported on Monday.It was not immediately known how the prosecutor, ... Read more...

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Iran claims proof of Pak based terror group carrying out attacks against it


December 16th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Dec. 16 (ANI): Iran has reiterated that it has evidence to prove that the banned terror group Jundullah is using Pakistan's territory for carrying out its nefarious activities against Tehran.Talking to ... Read more...

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Two Bangladeshi teenagers judges at Iranian film festival


August 26th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi teenagers Roudro Sakib Karim and Proma Roy were members of the jury at an international film festival in Iran, where Indian films were also screened. Farabi International Festival ... Read more...

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Tehran frees prisoners, but not reformist officials: Report


July 29th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 29 (DPA) No reformist officials were among the 140 prisoners released by Iranian authorities, the Etemad newspaper reported Wednesday. According to official statistics, more than 1,000 people were arrested in protests ... Read more...

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Blast at Iran mosque kills 15, suspects arrested


May 29th, 2009 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (DPA) Iranian security forces arrested suspects behind a bomb explosion at a mosque in the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan Thursday that left 15 people dead, state-run television IRIB ... Read more...

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Pakistan accuses India of backing Baloch terror group


April 23rd, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday accused India of backing a Baloch terror group that it says is a remnant of the Soviet-Afghan war. India was backing the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) for ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad says Iran favors talks with the West


April 18th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Apr. 18 (ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that his country is in favour of a dialogue with the West over the nuclear stand-off.He said he would soon give ... Read more...

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Iran celebrates National Nuclear Day


April 10th, 2009 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 10 (IANS) Iran Thursday celebrated National Nuclear Day marking the inauguration of the country's first nuclear fuel plant in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, IRNA reported. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad ready for talks with US, insists on nuclear rights


April 10th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 9 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday said he was ready to join nuclear talks with the West, including the US, but insisted Iran's nuclear rights be respected. "We are ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad inaugurates Iran’s first nuclear fuel plant


April 9th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Isfahan (Iran), April 9 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Thursday inaugurated the country's first nuclear fuel manufacturing plant (FMP) located near this central Iranian city. The FMP, reportedly based solely on work by ... Read more...

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Bomb blast in Iran mosque


February 18th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 18 (Xinhua) A bomb exploded Wednesday in a mosque in the Iranian city of Zahedan, the police said. The police were quoted by semi-official news agency Fars as saying that ... Read more...

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Two stoned to death in Iran for murder, adultery


January 13th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 13 (DPA) Two men were stoned to death in the north-eastern Iranian city of Mashad, a judiciary spokesman said Tuesday.The Fars news agency quoted Ali-Reza Jamshidi as saying that two ... Read more...

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3,000-year-old burial ground discovered in Iran


November 17th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Nov 17 (ANI): A prehistoric burial ground has been discovered near the Iranian city of Sanandaj, which dates back to 3,000 years.Sanandaj is located in the western Kurdistan Province of ... Read more...

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6.1 earthquake rocks UAE (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 10 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday afternoon, forcing thousands of people to evacuate buildings.Though the epicentre of the quake ... Read more...

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Greek style architecture found in ancient Iranian City


June 26th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, June 26 (ANI): Archaeologists have used geological surveys in the south of Iran to reveal rectangular formations inspired by Greek architecture dating to the Sassanid era.According to a report ... Read more...

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Five Indian films at Iran’s Hamedan international festival


June 20th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hamedan (Iran), June 20 (IANS) Five Indian films will be screened in panorama section of the 22nd Hamedan International Children and Young Adults Film Festival opening Saturday in the north Iranian city, ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad calls for new strategies for OPEC


June 17th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Isfahan (Iran), June 17 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday called for new strategies and programmes for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in order to face the current economic challenges, ... Read more...

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Iran protests against US for supporting terror group


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by admin
Tehran, May 22 (IANS) Iran has lodged a protest through the Swiss embassy against the US for allegedly supporting a terrorist group which claimed bombing of a mosque last month in an ... Read more...

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UAE denounces Iran mosque bombing


April 13th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, April 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has denounced the bombing of an Iranian mosque which killed at least eight people, WAM news agency reported Sunday. Foreign Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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