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If the "revolution" advocated by Bernie Sanders, the Independent Senator from Vermont and winner of New Hampshire's Presidential Democratic primaries, succeeds, it will weaken the ...

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After taped conversations between a former female anchor Sheena Shirani and News Chief Hamid Reza Emadi were leaked, Iran's state-run English News Agency, Press TV, has suspended Mr ...

  Feb 5, 2016

Sami Yusuf, Iran-born British spiritual pop singer who is popular in the Islamic world, performs Jan Janaan (The heart of all hearts) in mother tongue Persian:/Related to Music

  Jan 31, 2016

What is so fascinating about Persian language (Farsi, Dari, Tajik)?

  Jan 31, 2016

It may sound far fetched, but this Jovian moon is the most likely place to find life in our solar system thanks to an enormous underground ocean positioned just beneath its icy ...

  Jan 24, 2016

A satirical but factual look at Iran Prisoner Swap at Late Night with Seth Meyers:/Related to Satire /Related to Obama

  Jan 24, 2016

Iran 3-2 China: Iran moved into the quarter-finals of the AFC U23 Football (soccer) Championship as Mohammed Khakpour’s team notched up a 3-2 win over China to secure second place ...

  Jan 17, 2016

Footage released on Iran's Press TV shows how US sailors were detained by Iran’s naval forces, and the apology by their Captain for straying into Iran’s territorial waters, thanking ...

  Jan 14, 2016

The New York Times: A prominent Iranian-American Texas lawyer was not allowed to board a Virgin America flight home from New York last November because of a subjective decision by a ...

  Jan 7, 2016

US foreign relations scholars, Vali Nasr, Wendy Sherman, David Sanger and Philip Gordon, are in agreement that Saudi Arabia's recent execution of the Shia Cleric and other ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 8, 2016

JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel may be unable to reach a new defense aid agreement with the Obama administration and could wait for the next U.S. president to secure better terms, a senior Israeli official said on Monday in a veiled rebuke signaling a snag in negotiations. But a senior U ...

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Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has called for $200 billion of investment for development of country's oil industry, Shana news agency reported. The minister said that Iran doesn't have enough of domestic sources to develop the oil industry, thus foreign investment is needed. The new ...

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meet in Tehran on February 8, 2016. © IRNA/ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has slammed the Western countries that have failed to undertake a genuine campaign against terrorism, stressing that Iran and the European ...

  Gulf News - 21 hours ago

Millions in Iran are reported to be happy to see some $50 billion (Dh183.9 billion) of Iranian assets released after international sanctions were partially lifted last month. They were elated that their country had finally signed the Vienna agreement and recognised that the nuclear-armed ...

  Gulf News - 21 hours ago

Millions in Iran are reported to be happy to see some $50 billion (Dh183.9 billion) of Iranian assets released after international sanctions were partially lifted last month. They were elated that their country had finally signed the Vienna agreement and recognised that the nuclear-armed ...

  Reuters - Four hours ago

reports/ Feb 9 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have banned Iranian-flagged vessels from entering their waters and imposed other shipping restrictions, according to ship insurers citing local reports, potentially escalating tensions between Tehran and Riyadh. Iran has been struggling to ramp ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 8, 2016

JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel may be unable to reach a new defense aid agreement with the Obama administration and could wait for the next U.S. president to secure better terms, a senior Israeli official said on Monday in a veiled rebuke signaling a snag in negotiations. But a senior U ...

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meet in Tehran on February 8, 2016. © IRNA/ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has slammed the Western countries that have failed to undertake a genuine campaign against terrorism, stressing that Iran and the European ...

  Reuters - 12 hours ago

reports/ Feb 9 Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have banned Iranian-flagged vessels from entering their waters and imposed other shipping restrictions, according to ship insurers citing local reports, potentially escalating tensions between Tehran and Riyadh. Iran has been struggling to ramp up oil ...

  Yahoo! News - 20 hours ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former reformist president has called on Iranians to cast their vote in the upcoming election despite a ban preventing many reformist candidates from running. In a statement issued late Monday Mohammad Khatami called on his supporters to vote in the Feb. 26 ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 8, 2016

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on Monday held out the possibility of sending Saudi special forces into Syria as part of a U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State. "There is a discussion with regard to a ground force contingent, or a special forces contingent, ...

  Yahoo! News - Ten hours ago

Kuwait backs international efforts against hardline Islamist groups in Iraq and Syria although the Gulf Arab state's constitution prevents it from sending troops to fight abroad, a senior Kuwaiti official said. Kuwait, a U.S. ally and neighbor of Saudi Arabia and Iraq, is part of a 34-nation ...

  Fox News - Eight hours ago

Louis Farrakhan, the controversial leader of the Nation of Islam, is set to speak Thursday at a rally in Iran for one of its new drones, Iranian media report. The planned ceremony marks 37 years after Iran's Islamic Revolution, in which Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seized control from the Shah, ...

  UPI - Four hours ago

Iran's defense ministry has officially delivered its Nasr air-launched cruise missile to Iran's Army Air Forces. during a ceremony attended by Brig Gen. Hossein Dehghan, who says the defense ministry's top priorities are designing and upgrading weapon systems for Air Force missions. "The ...

  Al-Arabiya - 15 hours ago

Khatami remains influential among reformist Iranians, and particularly among young people and women, although state media is banned from publishing his comments (File Photo: AP)/ Iran’s reformist ex-president has called on Iranians to cast their vote in the upcoming election despite a ban ...

  Wall Street Journal - 17 hours ago

Businessman, detained last year, wasn’t among U.S. citizens freed in swap/ Iranian-American groups are pressing Secretary of State John Kerry to work for the release of an Iranian-American businessman who has been imprisoned in Iran since October, but who was excluded from a prisoner swap last ...

  Tehran Times - 17 hours ago

Iran Khodro Company (IKCO), the leading Iranian vehicle manufacturer, will finalize joint manufacturing of passenger cars with German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz by the next two weeks, according to IKCO Managing Director Hashem Yekke-Zare’. Yekke-Zare’ said it is a part of a deal Iran ...

  Trend - 19 hours ago

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran and Tbilisi should improve relations in all fields to serve the two nations’ interests, “Economic and cultural cooperation between Iran and Georgia should be further strengthened in line with the two nations’ interests,” Rouhani said in a telephone ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 8, 2016

By Lesley Wroughton, Arshad Mohammed and Jonathan Landay/ WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will push to secure an immediate Syrian ceasefire and aid for civilians ahead of a crucial meeting in Munich this week as he seeks to keep a fragile peace process alive, U.S. ...

  Yahoo! News - Feb 8, 2016

Global concerns over North Korea's latest nuclear test and long-range rocket launch have shone a spotlight on the perennial, high-tech game of hide-and-seek played around Pyongyang's advanced weapons programmes./ On the seeking side are analysts using high-resolution images from a circling ...

  Yahoo! News - 22 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korean nuclear and rocket tests are drawing quick responses from the U.S. that will upset a supposed partner against Pyongyang's weapons development — China./ New efforts to toughen South Korea's missile defense system and sanctions legislation moving swiftly through ...

  Yahoo! News - 21 hours ago

CAIRO/DUBAI (Reuters) - The recapture of Aden by Gulf Arab coalition troops last summer has failed to provide any respite from Yemen's civil war, with residents facing a wave of bomb and gun attacks that is crippling efforts to stabilize the city. Seven months after rebel fighters from the ...

  Payvand - 13 hours ago

President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran is ready to expand cooperation with European Union, including Greece and that strengthening relations and cooperation between Tehran and Athens are beneficial for both nations. President Rouhani made the remarks in a meeting with Greece Prime ...

  Gulf News - 13 hours ago

Prominent but as yet unnamed reformists are among more than 1,400 initially rejected candidates now eligible to contest Iran’s parliamentary elections on February 26, a government official said Tuesday. The new approvals raise the potential for a change in the balance of power in Iran’s ...

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