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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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Iran not to pursue n-bomb production


May 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 31 (IANS) Affirming that Iran was not after nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said enriching uranium to 20 percent was his country's right.Ahmadinejad said related countries should ... Read more...

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Iran says still puzzled over scrapped arms deal with Russia


October 11th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian foreign ministry has again expressed its surprise over Russia's decision to scrap a deal to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Tehran but ... Read more...

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Wrong code delayed Merkel’s plane: Iran


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 1 (IANS) Iran said Wednesday that an error in announcing a code caused delay in the passage of German chancellor Angela Merkel's plane over Iran's airspace Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Iran deplores U.S.-sponsored human rights resolution


March 26th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Friday deplored the U.S.-sponsored human rights resolution and labeled it as 'unfair' and 'biased', the semi-official Fars news agency reported.On Thursday, the United Nations Human ... Read more...

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Iran ready to talk with P5+1: Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Mar.2 (ANI): Ramin Mehmanparast the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, has said Tehran is ready to talk with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (P5+1) namely the United States, ... Read more...

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Iran denies damage to nuke plant computers from Stuxnet cyber worm attack


September 28th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep 28 (ANI): Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has denied reports that a cyber worm had damaged computer systems at the country's nuclear power plant.The Iranian government agency that runs ... Read more...

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Stoning of Iranian woman ‘barbaric’: EU


September 8th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Strasbourg, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said he was "appalled" to learn of the sentencing to death by stoning of a 43-year-old Iranian woman and called it "barbaric ... Read more...

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Iran not to renounce its nuclear rights


September 6th, 2010 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 6 (IANS) Iran will not bow to pressure meant to discourage the country from pursuing its nuclear rights, Iranian foreign ministry has said. The ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast, referring to the ... Read more...

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Iran to exclude Western media from Tehran exhibition


August 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 1 (DPA) Iran plans to exclude Western media from this year's press exhibition in Tehran, local news agencies reported Sunday. "The Western media will be excluded from this year's press exhibition," ... Read more...

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Passenger Jets Of Iran Continue To Obtain Fuel


July 6th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An Iranian bureaucrat has mentioned that the Iranian jets continue to refuel at international airports. This assurance has stemmed from the Iranian establishment a ... Read more...

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Two military officials, two contractors and contracting company indicted for bribery and money laundering in DOD contract in Afghanistan


June 10th, 2010 - 4:34 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Two U.S. military officials two Department of Defense (DoD) contractors and a contracting company were charged Tuesday in an alleged bribery and money laundering scheme, the U.S. ... Read more...

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Iran agrees to make uranium swap in Turkey


May 17th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 17 (DPA) Iran signed an agreement to swap its uranium in Turkey for enrichment, hoping to avert new international sanctions, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Monday. He said the accord ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ambassador attacked in Tehran


May 12th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 11 (DPA) Pakistan's ambassador to Iran was attacked in his car by an Afghan citizen in Tehran Tuesday, local media reported. Iran's foreign ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast confirmed the attack and ... Read more...

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Iran to complain to UN against US nuclear threat


April 11th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 11 (IANS) Iran Sunday said it will lodge a formal complaint with the UN against US President Barack Obama for threatening the country with a nuclear strike. The move ... Read more...

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Iran ready to do uranium exchange with new countries


March 7th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 7 (DPA) Iran is ready to conduct its uranium exchange plan also with fresh countries, foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Sunday, according to the Fars news agency. "As we have ... Read more...

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Iran arrests rebel leader


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 23 (DPA) Iran has arrested Abdolmalek Rigi, the leader of the Sunni Muslim rebel group Jundollah, state media reported Tuesday. The group is accused of drug-trafficking, kidnapping and bombings in the ... Read more...

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Iran starts 20 percent uranium enrichment process (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 9 (DPA) Iran Tuesday started the 20 percent uranium enrichment process, the head of the country's Atomic Energy Organisation said. "The process started in the research hall in the Natanz plant ... Read more...

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Fish oil may be the true ‘elixir of youth’


January 20th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Fish oil may be the true 'elixir of youth' because of its effects on our biological ageing, according to a new study.Scientists from the University of California at ... Read more...

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China urges fresh nuclear talks with Iran


January 6th, 2010 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 6 (DPA) China's UN Ambassador Zhang Yesui called Tuesday for more negotiations and diplomacy to resolve the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme. Zhang, speaking as president of the UN Security ... Read more...

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China urges more talks on Iran nuclear programme


January 5th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (DPA) China Tuesday said it still favoured more international talks on Iran's nuclear programme, one day after the US said it had discussed possible new sanctions against Tehran. "Dialogue and ... Read more...

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Tehran accuses US of abducting nuclear scientist


December 8th, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 8 (DPA) Tehran Tuesday accused the US of abducting a leading Iranian nuclear scientist who went missing while attending a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in June. "We have evidence that the ... Read more...

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Iranian whistleblower Ramin Pourandarjani died from drug-laced salad


December 3rd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Dec 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Twenty-six year old Iranian whistleblower Ramin who blew the lid off the torture of jailed protesters in Iran has now died from being poisoned from salad, which ... Read more...

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Now, a microscopic robot to deliver drugs inside the body


December 4th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Sheffield and the University of Barcelona have devised a microscopic swimming robot that could deliver drugs inside the body by mimicking the ... Read more...

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Study shows pre-eclampsia may be an autoimmune disease


July 28th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Researchers from University of Texas-Houston Medical School have revealed that pregnancy-induced high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia might be an autoimmune disease.In the study conducted using a mouse ... Read more...

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Opium cultivation will end soon: Afghan minister


March 5th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) On the day the UN said 193,000 hectares in Afghanistan were under illegal opium poppy cultivation in 2007 and the figure had doubled since 2005, Afghanistan's visiting ... Read more...

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