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  1. News - World - IRAN

    American anger over UN envoy’s links to Iranian hostage crisis

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 08:48pm by Reuters

    ... by President Hassan Rowhani as Iran's new ambassador to the United Nations has been known for months. But his potential role in the hostage crisis, first reported by Bloomberg News over ... to come to New York, but it reserves the right to refuse visas to those seeking to work as diplomats in the United Nations. Abutalebi is said to have been part of the Muslim Student Followers ...

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    Tehran's new UN envoy linked to US embassy hostage crisis

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington New UN envoy linked to embassy takeover Iran has named a member of the militant group that held 52 Americans hostage in Tehran for 444 days to be its next ambassador to the United Nations. The Iranian government has applied for a US visa for Hamid Aboutalebi, who was a member of the Muslim Students Following the Imam's Line, a group that seized ...

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    Boeing and General Electric given licence to export jet parts to Iran

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:46pm by Reuters

    ... Germany, Russia and the United States. The deal provides for the sale of parts to flag carrier Iranair, the fleet of which includes vintage Boeing and Airbus jetliners delivered as long ago ... 250 and 400 jets if and when sanctions were lifted completely.   US charges 2 with exporting illegal nuclear centrifuge parts to Iran The United States has charged a Chinese man, an Iranian ...

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    Superstitious Iranians enjoy day outdoors to ward off bad luck

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

    ... Associated Press in Tehran Staying indoors is seen as tempting fate on the nation's unluckiest day of the new year Lucky for some as Iranians put faith in nature Iranians flocked to parks rich with the smell of grilled kebabs to play badminton, chess and backgammon- all to avoid being caught inside on the unlucky 13th day of the Iranian new year. The annual public picnic ...

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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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    Iran’s plunging birth rate causes serious concerns for economic future

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg In one generation, Iran has been hit by one of the most rapid declines in fertility ever recorded Plunging birth rate triggers concernsfor nation's future Qassem Ali-Loui ... seeks an economic lifeline through the lifting of trade curbs imposed over the nation's nuclear programme. The sanctions, some of which were lifted under a November interim deal, slashed ...

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    Iran accuses saboteurs of attempting to disrupt key Arak nuclear plant

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

    ... has previously accused its Western and Israeli foes of seeking to sabotage its nuclear programme, which Tehran says is peaceful but the United States and its allies fear may be aimed ... or produce fuel for the plant during the six-month duration of the deal. The powers- the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia- and Iran were due to meet again in Vienna yesterday ...

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    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards commander gives nuclear talks warning

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iranian military leader warns against damaging national pride by crossing 'red lines' as nuclear negotiations resume between Tehran and world ... allow Iran to maintain civilian nuclear activities. “The red lines of the establishment must be preserved in the negotiations so that the national pride is not damaged,” said hardline Guards ...

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    Next Iran nuclear talks set for mid-February in Vienna

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 09:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... place in New York. “A European city made more sense because of travel schedules,” deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf told reporters. Earlier this month, the United Nations nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, ... talks. In an initial accord in November, Iran agreed with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council- Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States- plus Germany (a group known ...

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    Tehran takes tough stance as nuclear talks begin

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 04:32am by WASHPOST

    ... before? Yes. But we still have a very long way to go." Negotiators for the United States and Iran met privately on Tuesday and also attended a large group meeting to formally open the bargaining period. Talks are expected to continue on and off through the spring. Participants include the five nuclear powers that hold permanent seats on the UN Security Council- the United States, ...




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