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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says it shot down Israeli spy drone near Natanz nuclear site

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Israeli spy drone 'shot down near nuclear site' Iran said yesterday that it had shot down an Israeli spy drone that was heading for its Natanz nuclear enrichment ... of a long-running dispute between Iran and countries that believe it is seeking nuclear weapons capability, something Tehran denies. Iran and six world powers are trying to negotiate an end to the standoff ...

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    Iran bans vasectomies in effort to boost birth rate

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 01:07am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Vasectomies banned in effort to boost birth rate Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's call for measures to increase the population. The bill, banning vasectomies and similar procedures in women, is parliament's response to a decree ...

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    Iran tells West to rethink its expectations on missile curbs

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Ayatollah urges revolutionary guards to mass produce more weapons as nuclear talks begin Iran tells 'stupid' West to rethink stance on missiles Iran's ... who said he wanted Iran to do a better job of explaining its nuclear programme to prevent "evil-minded" people misleading world opinion. "What we can offer the world is greater ...

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    Iran says 'US aircraft carrier' spotted off its coast is a movie prop

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 12:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai 'US carrier' just a set for a movie A replica of a US aircraft carrier spotted off Iran is nothing more sinister than a movie set, according to Iranian media. The New York Times, quoting United States intelligence, said last week that the Iranians were building a mock-up of a carrier, possibly so they could then blow it up for propaganda purposes. ...

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    Iranian woman Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani sentenced to stoning death freed

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Woman sentenced to stoning freed An Iranian woman sentenced to die by stoning for adultery and later given a 10-year jail term instead has been allowed to leave prison, in a new twist to a case that has triggered years of criticism of Iran's rights record. A judiciary spokesman said Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani had been given "a leave" from prison ...

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    Iran accuses saboteurs of attempting to disrupt key Arak nuclear plant

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Tehran accuses saboteurs of atomic plant attack Tehran has accused saboteurs of attempting to manually disrupt the key Arak atomic plant, as world powers gathered ... clear whether Zarean was referring to another type of pump. The fate of Arak was a big sticking point in talks between Iran and six world powers last year that led to a landmark interim ...

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    Superstitious Iranians enjoy day outdoors to ward off bad luck

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:39pm by AP

    ... Day". Families spread rugs and set up small tents in outdoor areas to mark the holiday. They have lunch, sip cups of tea and munch on pistachios, fruit and sweets. Young and old alike tie blades ...

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    Iran says four arrested for trying to sabotage nuclear site

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 05:08pm by Reuters in Dubai

    ... Reuters in Dubai At least four people have been arrested in Iran for trying to sabotage a nuclear site, an Iranian official was quoted by Iranian media as saying on Sunday. The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation, Ali Akbar Salehi, said officials had monitored and then arrested a “number of saboteurs” before they could carry out their plan. “Four of these individuals were ...

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    New Iranian president Hassan Rouhani urges 'serious' nuclear talks

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:51am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Hassan Rouhani says he’s ‘determined’ to resolve nuclear issue Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he was “seriously determined” to resolve a dispute with the West over Tehran’s nuclear programme and was ready to enter “serious and substantive” negotiations on the issue. But addressing his first news conference as president, he said the other side ...

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    Iran rejects demand to ship out uranium stockpiles

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 05:19pm by Reuters in Dubai

    ... Reuters in Dubai Western officials want Iran to ship out its stockpile of enriched uranium Iran on Sunday rejected the West’s demand to send sensitive nuclear material out of the country but signalled flexibility on other aspects of its atomic activities that worry world powers, ahead of renewed negotiations this week. Talks about Iran’s nuclear programme, due to start in Geneva ...




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