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Iran's mysterious elite general in rare Iraq picture

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:53
Tehran (AFP) - Iranian television published a rare picture Monday of its elite Quds Force chief in Iraq that was widely circulated online, puncturing the mystique of one of the region's most powerful men.
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'Fatal fire' at Iran military centre

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:59
Two people have been killed in a fire and explosion at a military facility near the Iranian capital Tehran, reports say.
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Iran frees imprisoned reporter

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:58
Iran releases a journalist imprisoned since July with her husband, the Washington Post's Tehran correspondent - but he remains in jail.
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Iran and U.N. nuclear watchdog to meet on Tuesday: IRNA

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:53
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and the U.N. nuclear watchdog will hold talks in Tehran on Tuesday, official media reported, their first since the country missed an August deadline for addressing questions about its suspected atomic bomb research. Diplomats told Reuters last week that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was expected to make a new attempt soon to advance its long-running ...
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Iran releases one of two detained journalists

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:21
Yaganeh Salehi released on bail after being detained since July 22, while her US-Iranian husband remains imprisoned.
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Iran releases journalist, American husband still in jail

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 09:58
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has released an Iranian journalist on bail after more than two months held without charge, but her husband, a dual nationality Iranian-American who reports for the Washington Post, remains in jail, her family said on Monday. Yeganeh Salehi, Tehran correspondent for the United Arab Emirates English language newspaper, The National, was freed last week. "She is in good ...
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Iran releases journalist wife of imprisoned Washington Post correspondent

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:09
Iran has released a female journalist who had been held with her husband since July, according to a published report.
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Iran Frees Wife of Jailed Washington Post Reporter

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 08:07
Report: Iran releases wife of jailed Washington Post journalist
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Iran eyes imports of up to 2 mln T Kazakh wheat over 2-3 years - Kazakh govt

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 06:37
(Adds details, background) By Raushan Nurshayeva and Mariya Gordeyeva ASTANA/ALMATY, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Iran is ready to increase imports of wheat from Kazakhstan to up to a total of 2 million tonnes over the next two to three marketing years, Kazakh state agricultural holding KazAgro said in a statement on Monday. Kazakhstan exported 345,000 tonnes of wheat to Iran in the last marketing year ...
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Iran boosts steel output, exports in bid to buffer impact of sanctions

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 06:00
(Repeats story from Sunday without changes) * Iran steel exports surge to 1.26 mln T from Jan-July 2014 * Steel exports help counter oil sales lost due to sanctions * Plans to produce 55 mln T by 2025, with 10 mln T exported * Foreign firms line up to tap Iran steel sector - Tehran By Maytaal Angel and Svetlana Burmistrova LONDON/MOSCOW, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Iran is increasing steel exports and ...
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ISIS document disclose plans to seize Iran's nuclear secrets

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 05:57
Fighters of Sunni group have captured vast territories in Iraq and Syria with Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared himself "caliph" of "Islamic state".
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Iran eyes imports of up to 2 mln T Kazakh wheat over 2-3 years -Kazakh govt

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 05:46
ASTANA/ALMATY, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Iran is ready to increase imports of wheat from Kazakhstan to up to a total of 2 million tonnes over the next two to three marketing years, Kazakh state agricultural holding KazAgro said in a statement issued on Monday. Iran announced its plans during a visit by Ali Ghanbari, managing director of Iran's Government Trading Corporation (GTC), to the Kazakh capital ...
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Iran's president: no major progress at nuke talks

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 04:06
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president on Friday urged faster progress at nuclear talks between his country and six world powers, joining other top international officials who say the current round has failed to make substantial headway toward sealing a deal by the Nov. 24 deadline.
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Iran leader: Strikes in Syria illegal, no gov't OK

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 04:02
NEW YORK (AP) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the U.S.-led coalition's airstrikes in Syria are illegal because they were not approved by or coordinated with Syria's government.
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Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will fight Islamic State, sees bigger danger in Iran

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 00:37
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he supports President Obama's plan to fight the Islamic State group and that Israel will do whatever it can to participate in the coalition. "We are ready to support and help in every way that we're asked, but these are things we ...
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Netanyahu: ISIS, Hamas, Iran all want to be "king of the hill"

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 16:05
As Israeli PM backs U.S. action against extremists in Iraq and Syria, the question of American troops on the ground is raised again
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Supreme Leader's health raises questions about Iranian succession

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 08:27
By Babak Dehghanpisheh BEIRUT (Reuters) - Images of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appearing frail and in bed have raised questions about the seriousness of his condition, and who might eventually succeed him. In early September, Khamenei made a surprise announcement that he was having surgery and asked people to pray for his health. What followed was unprecedented in the 35-year ...
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Iran boosts steel output, exports in bid to buffer impact of sanctions

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 07:00
* Iran steel exports surge to 1.26 mln T from Jan-July 2014 * Steel exports help counter oil sales lost due to sanctions * Plans to produce 55 mln T by 2025, with 10 mln T exported * Foreign firms line up to tap Iran steel sector - Tehran By Maytaal Angel and Svetlana Burmistrova LONDON/MOSCOW, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Iran is increasing steel exports and courting foreign investors in an ambitious bid ...
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Iran hopes for final nuclear deal despite discords

Sun, 10/05/2014 - 00:02
Iran is "hopeful" about comprehensive nuclear deal in the short time left, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said in his address to the UN General Assembly meeting on Thursday, according to Iranian local media report.
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Iran won’t replace Russia as top gas supplier

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 12:27
MOSCOW: Iran is not ready to replace Russia as a key gas supplier if sanctions against Tehran are removed, Itar-Tass news agency quoted Iranian ...
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