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US missile defence site in Qatar: Report


July 18th, 2012 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) US is building a missile defence radar station in Qatar, and construction was due to be completed this month, a media report said Tuesday.The radar site ... Read more...

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Iran prepares to strike back if attacked (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran would strike back at any location from where attacks against it were mounted and was preparing itself against western plans aimed at mounting pressure on ... Read more...

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Iran to strike back if attacked


February 5th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran will strike back at any location from where attacks against it are mounted, Fars news agency quoted a senior military commander as saying Sunday."Any ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in southern Iran, killing 2


January 27th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BUSHEHR, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on early Thursday morning when a fighter jet crashed in the southern region of Iran, state-run media reported on Friday. There were no ... Read more...

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Ukraine firm to invest $1 bn in Iranian oil fields


December 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) A Ukrainian company will invest $1 billion to develop three Iranian oilfields, a media report said.Iran's Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDC) and Ukraine's Inter Naft ... Read more...

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Iran hangs 11 convicted drug traffickers


November 25th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
SHIRAZ, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven people who were previously convicted of drug trafficking were hanged in southern Iran on Thursday, state-run media reported. It is the latest in a series of ... Read more...

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Two die in Iran refinery blast


May 24th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Two people were killed Tuesday in a blast at a oil refinery in southern Iran, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was visiting ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old civilization found in southern Iran


January 6th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 6 (ANI): Archaeologists working on Bam riverside in Kerman Province, Iran, have discovered ruins of a large ancient site that they believe belonged to a 5000-year-old civilization.According to the ... Read more...

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Damage reported after moderate earthquake rattles southern Iran


January 5th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by BNO News
KAZERUN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Some damage was reported after a moderate earthquake rattled southern Iran on Wednesday morning, seismologists and state-run media said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.The ... Read more...

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Strong 6.5 quake strikes southern Iran, casualties unknown


December 21st, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked southeastern Iran on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but it was not immediately known if there was damage or casualties.The 6.5-magnitude earthquake at 10.12 ... Read more...

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Iran claims production of nuke yellowcake


December 6th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 6 (ANI): Iran has confirmed that it has become self-sufficient in production of nuclear yellowcake.Yellowcake is the final product of the milling of uranium ore. It contains about 80 % ... Read more...

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Quake hits Iran


September 28th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 28 (IANS/AKI) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has rocked southern Iran. The Iranian Seismological Centre reported that the quake hit Konar Takhteh, a remote mountainous area in the southern province of Fars, at ... Read more...

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At least one dead after strong earthquake strikes southern Iran


September 28th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southern Iran on early Monday afternoon, seismologists said, killing at least one person and injuring several others.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at 2.52 p.m. local time ... Read more...

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Strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Iran


September 27th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southern Iran on early Monday afternoon, seismologists said, but it was not immediately clear if there were damage or casualties.The 6.1-magnitude earthquake at 2.52 ... Read more...

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Iran-Russia nuclear plant to be inaugurated in September: Official


August 9th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 9 (DPA) The joint Iran-Russia nuclear power plant in the Gulf port of Bushehr in southern Iran will be inaugurated in late September, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said ... Read more...

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Strong 5.8-magnitude earthquake hits southern Iran


July 21st, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck southern Iran on Tuesday night, seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The 5.8-magnitude earthquake at 11.08 p.m. local time (1938 ... Read more...

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Sassanid fire temple found in central Iran


July 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 6 (ANI): Ruins of a fire temple dating back to the Sassanid era have recently been discovered by archaeologists.The discovery was made during the latest season of excavations in the ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake rattles southern Iran


May 15th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by BNO News
KAZERUN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake rattled southern Iran on late Friday, seismologists said. It was not immediately clear if there was any damage or if there were any casualties.The ... Read more...

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Iranian navy launches first indigenously built warship


February 19th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 19 (DPA) The Iranian navy Friday launched its first indigenously built warship, the news network Khabar reported. The 94-metre-long Jamaran was launched in the presence of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali ... Read more...

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Light earthquake shakes southern Iran, no reports of damage


February 4th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake shook southern Iran on Thursday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the ... Read more...

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Iran to produce new generation centrifuges by 2011


December 18th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 18 (DPA) The new generation of Iran's uranium-enrichment centrifuges is to be ready by March 2011, the head of Iran's Atomic Organiszation said Friday. Ali Akbar Salehi told the Fars news ... Read more...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards start military manoeuvres (Lead)


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 22 (DPA) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Sunday began military manoeuvres that are to focus mainly on testing air force capabilities against attacks on nuclear sites, medi reports said. The latest exercises, ... Read more...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to hold military manoeuvres


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 22 (DPA) Iran's Revolutionary Guards were scheduled to begin military manoeuvres Sunday, the news network Khabar reported. The exercises will last for five days and mainly focus on testing the air ... Read more...

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Two killed in Iran plane crash


August 15th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 15 (Xinhua) An Iranian training plane crashed west of Tehran Saturday killing two people on board, a media report said. The plane crashed a few minutes after take off from Payam ... Read more...

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Tomb of Cyrus the Great to be restored


May 29th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Reports indicate that Italian experts will help Iran restore the tomb of Cyrus the Great (580-529BC), considered one of the most magnificent monuments of antiquity.According to a report ... Read more...

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“Iran can launch n-power plant without Russian help’


February 28th, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 27 (RIA Novosti) Iran would be able to put its Bushehr nuclear power plant into operation on its own if Russia refused to do so, a former Iranian president said ... Read more...

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Trial run of Iran’s first nuclear plant starts (Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The test run of Iran's first nuclear power plant started here Wednesday, Iran's Mehr news agency reported. The test involved the use of non-nuclear material instead of enriched ... Read more...

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Iran eyes gas deal with Europe


January 29th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 28 (Xinhua) Iran is interested to discuss a deal to supply gas to the energy-hungry European continent, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Wednesday, quoting a senior official. "Iran ... Read more...

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Iran building naval bases on Oman coast: Report


October 30th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 30 (Xinhua) Iran has started constructing new naval bases along the coast of the Sea of Oman for an "impenetrable line of defence," the Tehran Times daily reported Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Strong quake shakes southern Iran


September 10th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 10 (DPA) A strong earthquake Wednesday jolted the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan, the Khabar news network reported.The quake, with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale, shook mainly ... Read more...

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Russia’s nuclear chief to visit Iran Sunday


August 30th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (DPA) Russia's nuclear power chief will visit Iran to prepare the nuclear fuel operation of the joint Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, ISNA news agency reported Saturday.Sergei ... Read more...

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Russia’s nuclear chief to visit Iran’s new power plant


August 24th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 24 (DPA) Russia's nuclear power chief would visit Iran to prepare the nuclear fuel operation of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran, ISNA news agency reported Sunday.An unnamed ... Read more...

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19 killed in Iran road accident


August 3rd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Tehran, Aug 3 (Xinhua) At least 19 people were killed Sunday when a passenger bus collided head-on with a truck in southern Iran, a media report said. The accident took place at ... Read more...

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India in touch with Iran for release of 17 sailors


July 4th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government Friday said it was in touch with Iran for the release of 17 Indians who were captured aboard four fishing boats from Saudi Arabia Thursday. ... Read more...

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Iran sees no change in ties with Russia under Medvedev


May 14th, 2008 - 12:58 am ICT by admin
DPA Tehran, May 13 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Tuesday predicted no changes in relations with Russia during the presidency of Dmitry Medvedev. "Iran and Russia are two old neighbours and their relations ... Read more...

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