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48 Iranian pilgrims abducted in Syria

August 4th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 48 Shia Muslim pilgrims from Iran were Saturday abducted in the Syrian capital by militants while they were on their way to the Damascus ... Read more...

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Iran to launch three satellites

May 17th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Iran has plans to launch three satellites in the near future, according to the Iranian embassy in Moscow.According to a statement posted on the Iranian embassy's ... Read more...

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Iran envoy blames Israel for Bangkok bombings

February 19th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian ambassador to Thailand Majid Bizmark has said the bombings in Bangkok were organised by "Zionist regime" Israel as a provocation against the image of ... Read more...

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India, Iran firm up oil payment mechanism (Lead)

February 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Asserting that sanctions from the US can't harm its relations with India, Iran Tuesday said Indian companies will pay for 45 percent of their crude ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen attack Iranian bus in eastern Turkey, injuring 8

November 16th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by BNO News
ANKARA (BNO NEWS) -- Unidentified gunmen attacked an Iranian bus in eastern Turkey on Tuesday, local media reported on Wednesday. Eight people, including a young child, were injured in the shooting.The attack ... Read more...

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Iran, Saudi Arabia helped carry out 9/11 attacks: Book

August 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Iran and Saudi Arabia helped Al Qaeda carry out the 9/11 attacks, a book claims."The Eleventh Day", authored by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan, produces a ... Read more...

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Afghan official blames Iran’s blockade for fuel shortage

January 17th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) - Afghanistan's commerce minister has blamed Iran for the country's fuel shortage, the DPA news agency reported on Monday."Afghanistan is suffering. The stoppage of fuel tankers has created great ... Read more...

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Prince Charles urged to block bold, futuristic Iranian embassy next to Victorian mansion blocks

August 1st, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): Britain's Prince Charles has been asked to intervene and prevent Iran from building a brand new embassy and Islamic cultural centre next to a historic church in one of ... Read more...

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50 killed, 200 injured in Baghdad blasts (Lead)

April 4th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 4 (DPA) At least 50 people were killed and 200 injured in three powerful explosions in Baghdad Sunday morning, police told DPA. Police said the most powerful blast was near the ... Read more...

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25 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad blasts

April 4th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 4 (DPA) At least 25 people were killed and 50 injured as three loud explosions shook Baghdad Sunday morning, al-Arabiya TV reported. The Dubai-based al-Arabiya satellite news network added that one ... Read more...

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Iranian diplomat recovered 15 months after kidnapping

March 30th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) An Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Pakistan 15 months ago has been recovered after a successful operation by Iran's intelligence agencies, Tehran's envoy here said Tuesday. Hashmat Atharzada, the commercial ... Read more...

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10 killed in Iraq blasts

December 15th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 15 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 69 others were injured in blasts across Iraq Tuesday, police said. Three apparently coordinated blasts in central Baghdad killed at least four ... Read more...

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Iran denounces Oxford’s tribute to dead student Neda Soltan

November 11th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Iran has denounced Oxford University for establishing a scholarship in honor of Neda Soltan, the student killed during street protests in Tehran over the alleged rigging of the June ... Read more...

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Iran embassy rejects rumors of Supreme Leader Khamenei’s death

October 16th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Yerevan (Armenia), Oct.16 (ANI): The Iranian Embassy here has vigorously denied rumors of that country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei falling into a coma and dying this week, Fox News has quoted ... Read more...

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Khamenei: Dead or Alive?

October 15th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The World suddenly seems to be abuzz with rumors of Ayatollah Khamenei's death. There seems to be numerous claims of 'confirmations' from so called 'authentic' ... Read more...

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Iran frees British embassy staffer on bail

July 20th, 2009 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 20 (DPA) Iran Sunday freed a British embassy staffer, the last of nine arrested on suspicion in fomenting dissent after alleged fraud in Iran's June 12 presidential elections. Hossein Rassam, chief ... Read more...

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Iran rules out becoming NATO supply route for Afghanistan

March 6th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 6 (IANS) Iran will not allow NATO forces to use its territory to transit non-military supplies to Afghanistan, an Iranian legislator said here Friday. Alaeddin Boroujerdi said: "Iran is not ... Read more...

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Pak-Iran gas pipeline talks in final stages

February 27th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb. 27 (ANI): Iranian Consul General Muhammad Iqbal Asghari has said that talks on the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline are in their final stages. Asghari said the Iranian government was aware of ... Read more...

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British soldier in Afghanistan charged with spying for Iran

October 14th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) An Iranian-born British soldier who was working as an interpreter for the NATO commander in Afghanistan had been spying for Iran after he felt he was being discriminated ... Read more...

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MEA issued notice on plea of Iranian embassy’s sacked official

August 18th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on a plea of a dismissed Iranian embassy official to grant him an ... Read more...

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2 killed in bomb blast in Iraq

June 1st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
Baghdad, June 1 (ANI): At least two people were killed and five wounded when a car bomb exploded near the Iranian Embassy in Iraq today. The blast occurred during morning in a ... Read more...

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Iran expresses solidarity with Iraq’s peace efforts

May 21st, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 21 (IANS) Iran has expressed its solidarity with Iraq in the latter's efforts to restore peace and stability in the war-torn country, news agency IRNA reported Wednesday. "Tehran has ... Read more...

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India-Iran culture pipeline in full flow next week

April 22nd, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Gas may take a while to flow between Iran and India through a tri-nation pipeline, but there is no stopping music and ideas that will ... Read more...

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Iran criticises US offensive in Iraq

April 20th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Baghdad, April 20 (Xinhua) The Iranian ambassador to Iraq has strongly criticised the US military operations in Baghdad's main Shia bastion of Sadr city that killed many civilians. "We criticize the pounding ... Read more...

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Iranian president thanks Maradona for support

April 3rd, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tehran, April 3 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a message to Argentinean football legend Diego Maradona thanking him for his support to the Islamic country, Fars news agency reported Thursday. Maradona ... Read more...

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