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Ayatollah Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie


September 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US and Israel for the production of an anti-Islam movie that insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.In ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Canada’s suspension of ties ‘hostile’ measure: Iran


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) Iran has termed Canada's suspension of diplomatic ties with the country as a "hostile" measure, Xinhua reported.According to Iran's state-run Press TV, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chief of ... Read more...

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Asian Volleyball: India face Japan for bronze medal play-off


September 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) India will face Asian Games champion Japan in the bronze medal play-off match after they lost to defending champion Iran in a keenly contested semi-final of ... Read more...

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Israeli embassy car attack: India to press Iran to help in probe (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Tehran, India Saturday said it will press Iran to cooperate in the investigation into the Feb ... Read more...

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US downplays Manmohan Singh’s visit to Iran


August 15th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Downplaying the significance of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's upcoming visit to western sanctions hit Iran, the US has hoped he would convey to Tehran ... Read more...

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Iran rejects foreign intervention in Syria


August 8th, 2012 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 8 (IANS) Iran has dismissed the idea of foreign intervention in violence-ridden Syria, Xinhua reported.On Tuesday, the visiting secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Saeed Jalili, stressed ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over abductions in Syria


August 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 7 (IANS) The Iranian foreign ministry Tuesday summoned the Swiss charge d'affaires in the country to protest the abduction of Iranian pilgrims in Syria, Press TV reported.The Swiss ... Read more...

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Iran denies Syria captives are elite guards


August 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian foreign ministry Monday denied that the 48 Iranians kidnapped in Syria were members of the elite Iranian Revolutionary Guards."We strongly deny the information ... Read more...

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Syrian rebels claim kidnapped Iranians are spies (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian rebels Sunday claimed in a video aired by Al Arabia TV that the 48 Iranians they kidnapped Saturday were members of the elite Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran asks Turkey, Qatar to help release pilgrims in Syria


August 5th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called on Turkey and Qatar to help release 48 Iranian Shia pilgrims abducted in Syria, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In ... Read more...

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Kazmi, Iranians named suspects in Israeli embassy car blast


July 31st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday filed a chargesheet in a city court accusing journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi of conspiring with foreigners for the Feb 13 Israeli ... Read more...

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Four Iranians get death for $2.3 bn bank fraud


July 31st, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Iranian citizens charged with defrauding Iranian banks of $2.3 billion have been sentenced to death, the Mehr news agency reported."The convicts will be informed ... Read more...

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Two Iranians sentenced to death over booze


June 26th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in the Iranian province of Khorasan has sentenced two local men to death after they were caught drinking alcohol for the third time, ... Read more...

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Iran sentences 13 for spying for Israel: TV


May 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 13 (IANS) An Iranian court has sentenced 13 people found guilty of spying for Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, Press TV reported Sunday.Branch 15 of Tehran's Revolution Court delivered ... Read more...

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Six-party n-talks ‘positive’; Iran refuses meeting with US (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Key talks involving six major countries and Iran on Tehran's controversial nuclear programme, which resumed Saturday in Istanbul after a 15-month impasse, were described as ... Read more...

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Obama’s secret message: Iran can have civilian n-programme


April 7th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) In a secret message sent through a foreign leader to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, US President Barack Obama hinted that Tehran can have ... Read more...

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Israeli car blast: Red Corner notice issued against four


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Interpol has issued a red corner notice against four Iranian nationals for their alleged involvement in the Israeli embassy car bombing in the capital last ... Read more...

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‘Iranians, we love you’, says Israeli Facebook page


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 23 (IANS) A new Facebook initiative has been launced by Israelis to reach out to Iranians to show them that despite tensions, the majority of Israelis do ... Read more...

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Israeli car blast: Delhi Police team to quiz Bangkok blast suspect


March 21st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A Delhi Police team is to soon fly to Bangkok to interrogate Sedaghatzadeh Masoud, arrested in connection with the Feb 14 Bangkok blast case and ... Read more...

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US warns Iran against making ‘gross misjudgement’


March 18th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has warned Iranian leaders of suffer the consequences if they make "a gross misjudgement" of American ... Read more...

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Red corner notice to be issued for Iranians in Israeli car blast: Police


March 16th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India has asked Interpol to issue a Red Corner notice for the three Iranians suspected to be behind last month's terror attack on an Israeli ... Read more...

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Israeli attack: Arrested journalist’s son denies links to Iranians (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The son of Sayed Ahmed Kazmi, an Indian journalist arrested for his links with the terror attack on an Israeli diplomat's wife last month, has ... Read more...

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Iran’s parliamentary elections blow to enemies: Khamenei


March 1st, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Islamic Republic will be another blow to the country's enemies.... Read more...

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Three more Iranians held in Bangkok bombing case


February 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 27 (IANS) Three more Iranian nationals have been detained on suspicion of their involvement in three bombings that rocked Bangkok Feb 14 in which five people were injured. ... Read more...

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Iranians cancel match with Serbs over Israeli coach


February 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Feb 21 (IANS/AKI) Iranian football club Sepahan cancelled a friendly match with Belgrade Partizan because the Belgrade team's coach is an Israeli, Partizan officials said Monday.Partizan is currently in ... Read more...

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Iran nuclear-programme could start cold war: Hague


February 18th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) If Iran acquires nuclear weapons it could lead to a new cold war in the Middle East, a former British foreign secretary has warned.The world would ... Read more...

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Countries issue travel advisories for Thailand


February 16th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 16 (IANS) China, the US and Britain were among several countries that have issued travel advisories for Thailand after three bombs exploded here two days ago.The explosions Tuesday ... Read more...

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Iranians may be suspects, but cannot rule out other jihadis: Experts


February 16th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Iranian militants may be the prime suspect behind the Israeli embassy car blast here Monday, but the role of other jihadi terrorist outfits cannot ... Read more...

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Third Iranian suspect in Bangkok bombing held in Malaysia (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) A 31-year-old Iranian suspect in Tuesday's Bangkok bombings who managed to board a flight for Malaysia was Wednesday detained after his arrival in Kuala Lumpur, media ... Read more...

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Bangkok bombing’s Iranian suspect held in Malaysia (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) An Iranian suspect in Tuesday's Bangkok bombings who managed to board a flight for Malaysia was Wednesday detained after his arrival in Kuala Lumpur, media reports ... Read more...

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US: ‘Iran preparing suicide bomb boats’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US officials say Iran has prepared suicide boats to fight foreign forces on the Gulf. Tehran has threatened the United States and other Western nations from operating ... Read more...

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‘Iran won’t give in to western pressure’


February 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will not give in to any western pressure over its "peaceful" nuclear programme, Press TV reported.Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi made the ... Read more...

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Iran to announce new ‘big’ nuclear achievements


February 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Iran will soon announce new "big" nuclear achievements, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday on the occasion of the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic revolution.Addressing a crowd ... Read more...

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People working for BBC Farsi service held in Iran


February 7th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 7 (IANS) A number of local people "secretly" working for the BBC Farsi-language service have been arrested in Iran, the Mehr news agency reported.A source told Mehr that ... Read more...

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