Iranian internet heavily censored in lead up to elections
Iran's internet is being stifled in the lead up to the national elections. This is the screen that appears when Iranian internet users try to visit websites blocked by the government.
Wed May 15, 2013
Peter Carapetian's 'IRAN: Soul Of An Ancient Land' -...
Tripod Studio Gallery, has teamed with award-winning photographer, Peter Carapetian, to restore and release 63 rare photographs of Iran.
Tue May 14, 2013
A Persian night in old Siam
Ayutthaya, Siam's former capital, opts for all things Persian this week, showcasing cultural shows and display of Iranian art and handicrafts, as part of the "From Persia to Thailand" festival.
Mon May 13, 2013
Iranian, Saudi foreign ministers hold talks in Jeddah
TEHRAN Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal met his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday and called for expansion of ties with Tehran.
Sat May 11, 2013
Hyderabad-Mashhad flights likely from June 30
Hyderabad, May 11 : Direct flights between Hyderabad and Iranian holy city of Mashhad are expected to start from June 30, said Iran's consul general here.
Fri May 10, 2013
Azerbaijan's Iran Embassy marks Heydar Aliyev's 90th anniversary
Azerbaijan`s Embassy to Iran and Azerbaijani state oil company have co-organized a scientific conference titled "Heydar Aliyev: independence, development and prosperity" to mark the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev in Tehran.
Indian firms keen on Iranian sweeter oil deals
Iran has offered new, more alluring terms to reluctant Indian companies to win the investment it craves for its energy sector, despite Western sanctions.
Thu May 09, 2013
Sudan's navy commander hails Iran's role in Red Sea security
Commander of Sudan's Naval Forces Lieutenant General Dalil al-Daw says the presence of the Iranian fleets in the Red Sea insures security in the waters, Press TV reported.
Iran hostages say they see new focus on compensation issue
The men and women who were held hostage in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran three decades ago are seeing renewed focus on their bid to be compensated, lawmakers say.
Wed May 08, 2013
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Meet two real Argo escapees
By Staff Writer - Surrey North Delta Leader Published: May 08, 2013 7:00 AM Updated: May 08, 2013 9:52 AM Two of the six Americans who, during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, took refuge with staff of the Canadian embassy in Tehran and fled Iran with CIA assistance - Mark and Cora Lijek - will talk about their experience at an event at SFU Surrey on ... (more)
International Business Times
U.S. senators seek to block Iran's forex exchange reserve access
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced legislation on Wednesday to block Iran's access to billions of dollars worth of foreign currency reserves, the latest step by Lawmakers in Washington say the government in Tehran taps the reserves held in banks around the world, mostly in euros, to get around U.S. and EU sanctions on oil sales that ... (more)
India, Iran bilateral ties set to get major boost in all aspects
With India and Iran having decided to give a major push to their bilateral ties in all aspects including connectivity for which New Delhi will participate in the upgradation of Chahbahar container terminal project, agriculture, pharma products and aeronautics are new sectors which would see increased cooperation.
Tue May 07, 2013
Indian exports to Iran may touch $5b in 2013-14
Indian exporters are hoping to increase shipments to Iran this fiscal by more than half to $5 billion as both countries have stepped up efforts to expedite deals to offset part of the oil payment owed to the country.
Communication And Better Conditions Lead to A New Hope for Amir Hekmati and His Family.
In what seems like a blink of an eye for most of us, the past two years have been quite a hardship for the Hekmati family.
Movie Review: Argo
Based on true events, Argo is the story of the Iran Hostage Crisis which began in November of 1979 when 60 hostages were taken in the American embassy in Tehran.
Obama's AfPak envoy may embrace Iran
Obama's AfPak envoy may embrace Iran By M K Bhadrakumar The probability is that the United States President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry got around to reading the congressional testimony titled "Negotiating with Iran" given by Ambassador James Dobbins on the Hill on November 7, 2007, while deciding to name him as the new US ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
Kuwait court upholds life term on 4 for Iran spying
Kuwait's supreme court on Monday upheld life terms on two Iranians, a Kuwaiti and a stateless person on charges of forming a ring to spy for neighbouring Iran, AFP reported.
Sun May 05, 2013
Payvand News of Iran
Iran, India sign four MOUs, seek closer ties
The signing of the MOUs came as Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi and his Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid co-chaired the 17th meeting of the Iran-India Joint Economic Commission in Tehran on Saturday.
The Washington Post
The U.S. cowers, Israel acts
Not only does the Israeli action contrast with the U.S. government's fecklessness, but it also raises the issue of whether the United States would prefer Israel police the Middle East.
Sat May 04, 2013
Iran Offers New Oil Contracts to India
As US and European sanctions cripple its economy, Iran today offered India a new production sharing regime for oil exploration in an attempt to keep its third largest buyer of oil engaged.