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Iran mulling oil refineries in Africa


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS) Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi has said the country is considering the construction of small oil refineries in some African countries, local media reported Monday.Qasemi said ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Iranian president foiled in 2007: Tehran Times


May 14th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 14 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has said intelligence forces and police foiled a plot by the Jundullah group to assassinate President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2007, the Tehran Times ... Read more...

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Iran may stop Europe oil exports


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 26 (IANS) Iran is mulling over a plan to stop oil exports to the European Union (EU) in retaliation against its oil embargo.The EU foreign ministers Monday banned ... Read more...

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Iran makes arrests in scientist’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has arrested several people in the killing of a nuclear scientist that Tehran blamed on Israel and the US, parliament speaker Ali Larijani told ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for Iranian nuclear official’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has accused US intelligence agency CIA of being involved in the assassination of Iranian nuclear official.In a protest letter to the US government, the Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran holds first trial of ‘CIA agent’


December 29th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 29 (IANS) Iran has held the first trial session of Amir Mirza Hekmati, who was arrested on charges of spying for the CIA, a media report said Wednesday.An ... Read more...

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Iran strengthens national fleet with 25 planes


December 19th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 19 (IANS) Iran has enhanced its national fleet with 25 passenger planes since June and plans to purchase 20 more in future, the Tehran Times has reported.The country ... Read more...

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Iran to put captured foreign drones on display


December 18th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 18 (IANS) Foreign spy drones captured by Iran, that reportedly include four Israeli and three US aircraft, will be put on display, Mehr news agency reported. Latest "domestically-manufactured ... Read more...

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Iranian soccer player sacked for ‘immoral’ goal celebration


November 6th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 6 (IANS) Iran's Persepolis soccer club has sacked defender Sheis Rezaei for his "immoral" goal celebration during the 3-2 victory over local Damash club.Rezaei and his teammate Mohammad ... 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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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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Ancient child’s coffin unearthed in southwestern Iran


January 4th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, January 4 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has unearthed an ancient coffin bearing a skeleton of a child buried in a Parthian mound in Khuzestan Province, southwestern Iran.The team, which ... Read more...

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Persian King Cambyses II didn’t lose army in Egypt, say archaeologists


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, December 2 (ANI): The claim made by two Italian researchers that Persian King Cambyses II lost an army in Egypt in a sandstorm in 525 BC, has been rejected by archaeologists.According ... Read more...

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Iran gas pipeline deal is not off, says Murli Deora


September 11th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora has denied reports that India has quit plans to build a gas pipeline with Iran and Pakistan. "No, it's not off," Deora ... Read more...

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Excavations unearth Ilkhanid-era wall near Tehran


January 20th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, January 20 (ANI): Excavations on the Yengeh-Emam Tepe in the Savoj-Bolagh region, west of Tehran, have unearthed ruins of an Ilkhanid-era wall. It is not clear yet what kind of building ... 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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Nails were used in burials of females during the early Islamic era


September 22nd, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, September 22 (ANI): Anthropologists have deciphered the meaning of nails around the ancient Pahluj skeletons in Iran, saying that it implies an unknown style of burial carried out for females ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad to attend SCO summit


August 7th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Tehran, Aug 7 (RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend a meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) scheduled for Aug 28 in Tajikistan, The Tehran Times reported Thursday. The ... Read more...

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5000-year-old site in Iran is as large as the Burnt City


June 9th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, June 9 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 5000-year-old site in Iran, which could be as large as the Burnt City and belong to an important civilization.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Prehistoric Iranian site is lost ancient city of Marhashi


May 7th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, May 7 (ANI): Archaeologists have come up with a new theory, which suggests that the prehistoric site of Jiroft in Iran is the lost ancient city of Marhashi.According to ... Read more...

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Maradona gifts autographed T-shirt to Iran


December 25th, 2007 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Dec.25 (ANI): Legendary Argentinean soccer player Diego Maradona bestowed an autographed T-shirt to Iran as a sign of his affection for that country. In a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Argentina, Mohsen ... Read more...

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India will participate in peace pipeline project: Iran Minister


December 22nd, 2007 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Dec.22 (ANI): Iranian Oil Minister Gholamhossein Nozari has said that India has not pulled out of peace pipeline project and was still interested in the gas contract.The Tehran Times quoted ... Read more...

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Iran says external powers should not be allowed to disrupt bi-lateral ties


December 17th, 2007 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Dec 17 (ANI): The Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki has said that Iran and India should not allow external powers to disrupt relations between Tehran and New Delhi.Mottaki has said that ... Read more...

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Oliver Stone may visit Tehran for discussing Ahmadinejad biopic offer


December 1st, 2007 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, December 1 (ANI): Film director Oliver Stone is expected to visit Tehran to discuss with Iranian officials his proposal to make a biopic about President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.The news has come ... Read more...

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Iran a few steps away from resolving nuclear issue, says ex-President


December 1st, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Dec 1 (ANI): The controversy surrounding Irans nuclear program is just a few steps away from being resolved, according to former President and Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.Rafsanjani, who served ... Read more...

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U.S. officially asks Iran to attend talks on Iraq


November 21st, 2007 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Nov.21 (ANI): Iranian Foreign Minister Manuchehr Mottaki has that the United States has officially submitted a note requesting that Iran attend talks on Iraq, and Tehran has agreed. "The negotiations are ... Read more...

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UN must avoid passing of new resolution that will undermine Iran-IAEA cooperation


November 19th, 2007 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Nov.19 (ANI): Cooperation between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will suffer a setback if the U.N. Security Council issues a new resolution against Tehran, warned Foreign Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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‘Japan ready to mediate between US, Iran on nuclear issue’


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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Omar Sharif signs on for Iranian film ‘Saint Petersburg’


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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Ahmadinejad for continued cooperation with IAEA


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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