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Iran disbars Tehran ex-prosecutor over protest deaths

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 15:49
Iran's supreme court has permanently disbarred Tehran's former chief prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, upholding a previous ruling, over the deaths of three jailed anti-government protesters, media reported Sunday. Mortazavi was also suspended from public office for five years, the pro-government newspaper Iran said. The notorious former prosecutor was suspended in August 2010 over the deaths of ...
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Netanyahu supports Obama in IS fight, but cautions on Iran

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 14:42
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed support Sunday for the US fight against Islamic State militants, but cautioned against any softening toward Iran. The last thing we want is to have any one of them get weapons of mass destruction," Netanyahu said in an interview with CBS Face the Nation. His comments came shortly after IS claimed the beheading of another Western hostage, US ...
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Iran oil minister slams producers for not cutting output

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 09:48
DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Iran's oil minister accused some countries on Sunday of making up excuses to justify their refusal to stabilise prices by cutting output, a possible reference to Saudi Arabia as a Saudi official insisted the issue should be left to market forces. "Certain countries had raised their production after the exit of several countries from the cycle of oil production," Iran's ...
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Iran judge disbarred over protester deaths

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 07:02
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Court has disbarred a hardline judge over his role in the death by torture of at least three jailed anti-government protesters in 2009, the semiofficial ISNA news agency reported.
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US-Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 06:00
Diplomats from Iran and world powers will meet this week to try and work out a deal to ensure the Islamic Republic can never build the ultimate weapon.
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Iran Touts Successful Test Of US Drone Replica

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 05:18
Iran says it has captured several American drones in recent years, including a Boeing-designed ScanEagle drone — a less sophisticated aircraft — after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf.
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Why did Iran imprison Jason Rezaian?

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 03:39
Everywhere he traveled in the world, Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian invited people to visit Iran, where he has lived for nearly 10 years, and reported for the Post since 2012.
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Iran books place in 2015 AFC U-19 Women's Championship

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 17:12
Iran advanced to the 2015 AFC U-19 Women's Championship finals after finishing top of qualifying Group B. Iran, who had defeated host Sri Lanka 4-1 in its opening match, beat Palestine 6-0 at the City Football Complex in Colombo on Tuesday.
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Iran eyes tighter spending, more tax to offset lost oil revenues

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 16:24
Iran plans to tighten spending and raise taxes to help offset the negative impact of sharply lower oil prices and international sanctions on the state budget, its oil minister said. OPEC member Iran, with the world's fourth-largest oil reserves, is heavily reliant on petroleum exports and adopted a budget for the current fiscal year based on a projected price of $100 per barrel.
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Iran, Venezuela urge oil price support ahead of OPEC meeting

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 15:38
DUBAI (Reuters) - OPEC hawks Iran and Venezuela on Saturday called on fellow crude producers to shore up prices that have plunged more than 30 percent to four-years low ahead of an OPEC meeting later this ...
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Iran seeks quick relief from U.N. sanctions in nuclear talks

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 15:23
The latest obstacle to the U.S. and five other nations finalizing a nuclear deal with Iran by this month's deadline is an unexpected new demand from Tehran for quick relief from United Nations sanctions.
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Iran to draw on sovereign fund to withstand oil price slide

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 15:21
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will draw on its sovereign wealth fund to cope with damage to its economy from plunging global oil prices, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted by the ministry's news agency ...
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Iran to draw on sovereign fund to withstand oil price slide

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 15:07
DUBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Iran will draw on its sovereign wealth fund to cope with damage to its economy from plunging global oil prices, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted by the ministry's news agency Shana as saying. "By drawing upon its National Development Fund to reimburse contractors active in upstream projects, Iran will make up for the impact of the oil revenue decline on ...
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Russia sees chance of deal at nuclear talks with Iran

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:39
By Alexei Anishchuk BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) - A deal could be reached this month between world powers and Iran on curbing the country's nuclear program if there is the will in Washington and Tehran, a senior Russian diplomat said on Saturday. In Australia for a meeting of the G20 major and developing economies, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters six world powers and Iran ...
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Meet the Americans Paying Tens of Thousands to Vacation in Iran

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:37
While many Americans view Iran as a shadowy and perhaps even dangerous place to travel, others see the opportunity for a vacation.
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Meet the Americans Paying Thousands to Vacation in Iran

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:22
While many Americans view Iran as a shadowy and perhaps even dangerous place to travel, others see the opportunity for a vacation.
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Report: Iran opens gold plant, doubling production

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:14
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that the country has inaugurated a new gold-processing plant that will double the country's annual production to 6 tons.
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Staying the course on Iran and nukes

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 00:22
To the editor: Ray Takeyh conveys the view that a cagey Iran through the facade of negotiations continues its inexorable march to the bomb against a bumbling America blind to the reality. Rather than inexorable, Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons has proved to be one of the slowest and more...
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Staying the course on Iran and nukes

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 00:14
To the editor: Ray Takeyh conveys the view that a cagey Iran through the facade of negotiations continues its inexorable march to the bomb against a bumbling America blind to the reality. Rather than inexorable, Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons has proved to be one of the slowest and more...
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Iran may give copy of RQ-170 drone to U.S. if sanctions lifted: IRGC General

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 17:12
The commander of the Aerospace Division of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps announced on Wednesday that Iran may give a copy of the captured RQ-170 stealth drone to the United States if Iran lifts the sanctions it has imposed on Washington. However, Brigadier General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh said Iran will not return the captured RQ-170 to the United States.
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