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  1. News - World

    Iran to begin registering presidential candidates

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran A five-day registration period for candidates in Iran’s June 14 presidential election begins on Tuesday, with a string of conservative hopefuls ... of challenges, including Iran’s worsening economy targeted by international sanctions over Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme. The process of screening candidates is entrusted to the Guardians Council, ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Kerry blames Iran for attack on Iraq camp

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 02:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of an exiled Iranian dissident group, the MEK. The People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (MEK) has accused Tehran of being behind the rocket and mortar attack on Camp Liberty, a former US military base near ... was founded in the 1960s to oppose the shah of Iran, and after the 1979 Islamic revolution that ousted him it took up arms against Iran’s clerical rulers. It says it has now laid down its arms ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    World powers and Iran start second day of nuclear talks

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 02:46pm by Reuters in Almaty

    ... Reuters in Almaty World powers and Iran started the second day of nuclear talks on Saturday with little hope of striking a quick deal in the long-standing dispute that threatens to erupt ... the United States, Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany- suspect Iran’s nuclear programme has the covert aim of giving Tehran the capability to make an atom bomb. The Islamic Republic denies ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian army able to destroy Israel ‘alone’, says commander

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 06:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iran’s army “alone” is able to destroy Israel, army commander General Ataollah Salehi said on Thursday, responding to boasts by the Jewish state that its military that could attack its archfoe on its own. “Our message to this illegitimate regime [Israel] is the same, we do not need to utilise all of Iran’s military forces,” Salehi said ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    UN meeting to focus on deadlocked Iran talks

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 07:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Vienna

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vienna Deadlocked talks with Iran will be in focus at a meeting of the UN nuclear agency’s board from on Monday, together with a possible new term for director ... world powers, diplomats said. “My own instinct is that there won’t be an Iran resolution,” from the 35-nation International Atomic Energy Agency board of governors, one diplomat said. “But it’s ...

  6. News - World

    Clinton says US open to bilateral talks if Iran is ‘ever ready’

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 01:45pm by Agence France Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France Presse in Washington The United States is open to bilateral talks about Iran’s nuclear program if Tehran is “ever ready,” US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday The United States is open to bilateral talks about Iran’s nuclear program if Tehran is “ever ready,” US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday. Responding to a question, Clinton called ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran president slams ‘blunders’ in the Middle East but eyes cooperation with the West

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... to lift damaging Western sanctions that have hit Iran’s economy hard and prevented oil companies from doing business in the country. “We are determined to continue negotiations with our ... that has been done this week and discuss the path forward.” There were further talks planned between the trio on Friday. Iran wants UN and Western sanctions lifted, and is pushing for the right ...

  8. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Britain and Iran hold first talks since 1979

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Britain and Iran hold first talks since 1979 British Prime Minister David Cameron held talks with Iran's President Hassan Rowhani yesterday ... the first air and sea strikes against IS militants in Syria on Monday, expanding the action the US has been leading against the jihadists in Iraq since the start of August. Iran, which usually rails ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Israel desire to attack Iran 'childish', says Ahmadinejad

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 09:34am by Reuters in Islamabad

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Israel has a “childish” desire to attack Iran and Tehran is capable of defending itself, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Thursday. “They wish to hurt the Iranian nation. They are waiting for the chance. They known that Iran does not attack anybody and they know that Iran knows how to defend itself,” he told a news conference in the Pakistani ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Taken for a ride

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... connections to Iran. She discovered a tiny horse in the foothills of the Alborz Mountains in the north of the country and, in doing so, changed our understanding of history. Firouz had moved to Iran in the late 50s, after having married a Persian prince. By the time I met her, in 2004, she had lived in Iran for almost half a century. In that time, she had raised three children, rubbed shoulders ...




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