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Iran should cooperate with IAEA : UN chief


February 18th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Iran should fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to clarify controversial aspects of the country's nuclear ... Read more...

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Islamabad hosts trilateral summit


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran will meet here Thursday for a trilateral summit that focuses on regional cooperation and seeks peace and stability.President Mahmoud ... Read more...

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Russia rules out Iran sanctions


February 16th, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has ruled out backing western sanctions against Iran, saying they are aimed at regime change in Tehran."Somebody may be viewing the current situation as ... Read more...

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It makes sense for Pakistan, Iran to firm ties: Daily


February 9th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan and Iran "have a need of friends in the world" and it makes strategic sense for both countries to firm up ties, said a daily ... Read more...

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Fatwas outrageous, laugh for sanity: Iranian writer (Interview)


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) A thousand jokes go around in Iran every day mocking President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the pretensions of the powerful, says Iranian writer Kamin Mohammadi, outraged that ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar meets Iranian President Ahmadinejad


November 5th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) In a sign of upswing in India-Iran relations, Lok Sabha Speaker Saturday met Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran and agreed to bolster bilateral ... Read more...

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Iranian parliament to question President Ahmadinejad?


October 30th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 30 (IANS) The Iranian parliament could question President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad following the presentation of a motion seeking to do so, the Mehr news agency reported.The motion, signed by ... Read more...

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Iran opens combined cycle power plant; first to use gas and solar energy


May 17th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Monday inaugurated the Yazd combined cycle power plant which is the first one in the world to use natural gas and solar energy, the state-run ... Read more...

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Is Iran President Ahmadinejad about to resign over row with Khamenei?


April 30th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 30(ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reportedly stopped showing up for work, sparking rumors of a possible power shift in the country.There are even rumors that Ahmadinejad is at his ... Read more...

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Azad meets Ahmadinejad


March 27th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India's Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, on a two-day trip to Iran, Saturday called on Iranian President Ahmadinejad, an official statement here ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s 34-year-old jalopy sold for astonishing 1.5 million quid


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 3 (ANI): Iran President Mohamed Ahmadinejad's boxy 1970s Peugeot that does 0 to 60 in 12.7 seconds, has been sold for an unbelievable 1.5 million pounds.A similar 1977 Peugeot 504 ... Read more...

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Iran’s Ahmadinejad slams Libya crackdown on protesters


February 24th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday condemned the violent crackdown on protesters in the region and called on Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi to meet public demand, the semi-official ... Read more...

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‘Mideast massive protests’ a replay of 1979 Islamic revolution: Iranian conservatives


January 29th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 29 (ANI): Iran's conservatives have described the massive protests in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, a 'replay' of 1979 Islamic Revolution."In my opinion, the Islamic Republic of Iran should see ... Read more...

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‘Berlin Film Festival’ To Release A Tribute To Jafar Panahi, The Imprisoned Iranian Film …


January 19th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The arrangers of Germany's Berlin Film Festival (BFF) will propel the limelight on the ‘injustice’ being experienced by the imprisoned Iranian film director, Jafar Panahi, by paying a tribute to ... Read more...

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Highest bid for Ahmadinejad’s car is $2mn: Minister


January 17th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can expect two million US dollars for his 1977 Peugeot, said Iran's Minister of Welfare and Social Security Sadeq Mahsouli, according to a foreign ... Read more...

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President Ahmadinejad says Iran has become a nuclear state


December 29th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday said that Iran has become a nuclear state despite international sanctions, the state-funded Press TV reported."The United States and its allies have ... Read more...

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Key Ahmadinejad aide behind dismissal of senior Iranian officials


December 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 25 (ANI): A key aide of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaei, is said to be the man behind the dismissal of several senior officials.Chief of Staff Rahim-Mashaei's daughter is ... Read more...

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Palin not amused by State Department’s B-Day Tweet to Ahmadinejad


October 30th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley sent a birthday message to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad via Twitter Friday, prompting a response by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin who ... Read more...

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Obama: Ahmadinejad’s remarks on 9/11 were ‘offensive’ and ‘hateful’


September 24th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Friday called Iranian President Ahmadinejad's remarks on 9/11 'offensive' and 'hateful.'Obama made the comments in response to a question from BBC Persian. ... Read more...

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Iran President Ahmadinejad rejects pressure on nuclear front


September 16th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep 16(ANI): Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has criticized the threat of new international sanctions against his country, and claimed that Iran can survive without the aid of the United States and ... Read more...

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Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Assassination Attempt Rumors Denied By President’s Office


August 4th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Iranian government has denied that that there was an assassination attempt on their President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. According to one of the Iranian news websites, however, ... Read more...

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Iran president escapes attack (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad escaped an assassination attempt Wednesday when a blast hit one of the vehicles of his cavalcade, a media report said. Iran's Press TV, however, ... Read more...

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Iranian President Ahmadinejad says sanctions are ineffective


July 29th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that the UN Security Council sanctions and the imposed by the European Union, U.S. and Canada are ineffective and will ... Read more...

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Iran skips Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit


June 11th, 2010 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has rejected the invitation to attend the the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit beginning here Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose country ... Read more...

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UK under resourced to fight a war with Iran: Expert


March 21st, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 21 (ANI): Britain does not have sufficient military resources to engage in an immediate war with Iran, as most of its resources are directed towards the Afghanistan campaign, a leading ... Read more...

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Iranian opposition leader sentenced six-year jail


February 9th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 9 (DPA) Former Iranian deputy foreign minister Mohsen Aminzadeh has been given a six-year jail term for his involvement in the post-election protests against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, opposition websites reported ... Read more...

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Iran’s Ayatollah Montazeri dies (Lead)


December 20th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 20 (DPA) The Iranian Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri, a fierce critic of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has died. Montazeri died Saturday night in his sleep at his home in the religious city ... Read more...

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Evidence surfaces to indicate that Iran President Ahmadinejad is a Jew by birth


October 3rd, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.3 (ANI): Evidence uncovered by The Daily Telegraph shows that Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has a Jewish past.According to the paper, the evidence shows that his family's previous name was Jewish.A ... Read more...

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EU condemns Ahmadinejad’s comments on Holocaust


September 21st, 2009 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 21 (DPA) The European Union Sunday strongly condemned comments by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denying the Holocaust. "The presidency of the European Union condemns statements by President Ahmadinejad at the Quds ... Read more...

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Iranian regime accused of using torture, murder and rape to suppress opposition


September 18th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep. 18 (ANI): The father of an Iranian student, who died in jail after being arrested for protesting against President Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election, has claimed that his son was beaten, got ... Read more...

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Iranian youth recounts how he was raped, beaten for questioning Ahmadinejad’s victory


September 11th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep. 11 (ANI): A teenaged engineering student has revealed that he was locked up, beaten and raped multiple times for daring to protest against President Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election."When I first participated ... Read more...

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Iranian President Ahmadinejad Firm On Grounds Of “Nuclear Talks”


September 9th, 2009 - 12:35 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said in a press meet on Monday that he will not be launching an initiative to halt the uranium enrichment nor is he willing ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad presents new cabinet to parliament for approval


August 30th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Sunday presented his new 21-member cabinet, which includes three women, to parliament for approval. Parliament has to evaluate the nominations within the next three ... Read more...

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Murdered Iranian woman’s killer identified


August 20th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Aug.20 (ANI): The man accused of killing Iranian woman protester Neda Soltan during an opposition rally against the June 20 presidential result, has been identified as Abbas Kargar Javid, a pro-government ... Read more...

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Iranian President Ahmadinejad Embarks On Purging Operation


August 10th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
According to reports, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has brought about a complete upheaval in Iran's Intelligence Ministry, an act that is not going down without raising a lot of hue and cry. ... Read more...

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