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  1. Four Christians arrested, Amin Khaki freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Tehran: July 22, 2016. Relatives and friends request prayer for three Azeri Christians and an Iranian Christian who were arrested on 24th June and remain in detention in Tehran.

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  2. More all-time record-challenging heat to scorch the Middle East on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | AccuWeather.com

    ... Even if all-time records are not set, dangerous heat is expected in these cities and Kuwait City, Kuwait, and Ahvaz, Iran. High dew points created by the Persian Gulf will result in oppressively higher AccuWeather RealFeel Temperatures. On Friday, ...

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  3. 'I, Sajjad Qaribi, am an Iranian soldier'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    A gigantic Iranian bodybuilder, weightlifter, and powerlifter has taken the Internet by storm, stealing his fellow sportsmen's thunder with his jaw-dropping muscular bulk and self-effacing and patriotic attitude. Sajjad Qaribi, 24, from the Iranian city of Bushehr, is as monumental in the southern Iranian city as is its nuclear plant.

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  4. 20-year-old Iranian hacker Shayan tells his story on airRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Shayan, a 20-year-old Iranian hacker, told his story and how he got into trouble when he was 16. Shayan is a young high school dropout and a computer geek from Ahvaz, southwest Iran, who first became a hacker by hacking unique e-mail addresses with three to four characters. "Then, I heard that a hacker was arrested because of hacking bank accounts and that's when I started to think about doing the same thing."

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  5. 19 Soldiers Die As Bus Plunges Into Ravine in Southern IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    According to the reports, all the passengers were soldiers who were coming back from a garrison in Kerman and were heading to the southern city of Ahvaz. Morteza Salimi, an official with the Rescue and Relief Organization, announced that 16 of the passengers died at the scene of the accident and three of them at the hospital.

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  6. No casualties reported as Iranian plane slides off runwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Trend

    An Iranian passenger plane en route from Ahvaz City to Kharg Island has slid from the runway after it touched the ground at an airport in the Kharg Island. The incident took place at 13:00 local time and no casualties were reported, said IRNA news agency.

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  7. NYTimes Blames Republicans, Not Radical Islam, for Orlando Terror AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Weekly Standard

    In an editorial embarrassing even by the low standards by which the New York Times editorial page ought to be judged, the editorialists at the paper argue this morning that the real blame for Omar Mateen's massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando lies witha America and Republican politicians. Under the headline, "The Corrosive Politics that Threaten LGBT Americans" , the Times laments GOP opposition to gay marriage, "odious" Republicans' efforts to keep trangendered Americans from using their preferred bathrooms, and, more broadly, America-a "society where hate has deep roots."

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  8. In search of EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    A man walks through dried-up marshlands in southern Iraq - just one of the many disputed locations of the biblical garden of Eden. Threatened by war and Daesh, Iraq's diverse religious sects continue to practice their faiths, remaining steadfast in their claims to the location of the garden.

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  9. Esteghlal Khuzestan stands atop Persian Gulf League podiumRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Esteghlal Meli-Sanati Khuzestan Football Club, commonly known as Esteghlal Khuzestan, has won the championship of Iran's Persian Gulf Pro League, formerly known as Iran Pro League , following a well-deserved victory over Isfahan-based Zob Ahan. Despite the presence of a large number of fervent spectators, the first half of the Friday evening's match at multi-purpose Ghadir Stadium in the southwestern city of Ahvaz ended in a goalless draw.

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  10. Iran votes in parliamentary runoff as rare shooting wounds 4Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Iranians voted Friday in the country's parliamentary runoff elections, a key poll that will decide how much power allies of moderate President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature after the landmark nuclear deal with world powers. Though Rouhani continues to have popular support after the deal, its promised economic effects have yet to trickle down to the Islamic Republic's 80 million people, something hard-liners have belabored in the time since.

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  11. Voting underway in Iran parliamentary election - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Iranians voted Friday in the country's parliamentary runoff elections, state media reported, a key polling that is expected to decide exactly how much power moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature. TEHRAN, Iran - Iranians voted Friday in the country's parliamentary runoff elections, state media reported, a key polling that is expected to decide exactly how much power moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature.

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  12. Call for formation of an international committee to investigate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Iran Liberty

    In a program broadcasted on April 22 and 23 on the prisons and torture centers of the paramilitary forces affiliated with the Iranian regime in Iraq and on the massacre of innocent people, especially the Sunnis, Al-Jazeera TV said: "Some of the abductees were transferred to secret prisons in Ashraf Base. This base formerly belonged to the People's Mojahedin Organization [PMOI/MEK] but was occupied by the Badr militias.

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  13. Iran needs to boost oil output to meet export targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Trend

    Iran's oil output from major old oil fields in southern parts of the country would increase by 800,000 barrels per day in 2017, Wood Mackenzie expert predicted. "The country's oil production is mostly increasing from big old southern fields which started producing more than half a century ago such as Ahvaz, Marun and Gachsaran.

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  14. Once upon a time in the cosmopolitan eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    In the city of my childhood Ahvaz, in Southern Iran, where I was born and raised, a modest Armenian church and its adjacent school and community were gently woven into our neighbourhood in the old part of the city. The church was on Ardeshir Street, near Jundishapour Hospital.

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  15. The Arab, the Iranian, the revolutionaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    Why is there not a wider celebration of the life and legacy of Hashem Beni Torofi in Iran and the Arab world? Whoever heard of Hashem Beni Torofi? Have you ever heard of Hashem Beni Torofi? Of course not - how could you? Don't try to Google him. You will find nothing in English, and very little in Persian or Arabic.

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  16. Voting Ends In Key Iran ElectionsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Votes are being counted in Iran a day after elections that pitted reformist allies of President Hassan Rohani against long-dominant conservatives. The elections for parliament and a leadership body called the Assembly of Experts are the first since Tehran agreed with major powers to curb its nuclear program.

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  17. Big turnout as Iran votes to shape post-sanctions era : February 27, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Daily Times

    TEHRAN: Millions of Iranians voted in high-stake elections on Friday that could shift the balance of power within the hardline-controlled Islamic elite by ushering in a reformist comeback or help conservatives tighten their grip on power. The contest is seen by some analysts as a make-or-break moment that could shape the future for the next generation, in a country where nearly 60 per cent of the 80 million population is under 30. There were early signs of enthusiastic participation in the first polls since a nuclear deal last year led to a lifting of sanctions and deeper diplomatic engagement abroad.

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  18. Millions of Iranians vote in electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Times of Oman

    An Iranian woman shows her inked finger after casting her ballot at a polling station in Tehran on February 26, 2016. Photo - AFP An Iranian woman shows her inked finger after casting her ballot at a polling station in Tehran on February 26, 2016.

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  19. Millions vote in Iran poll set to shape post-sanctions eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Millions of Iranians voted in high-stake elections on Friday that could shift the balance of power within the hardline-controlled Islamic elite by ushering in a reformist comeback or help conservatives tighten their grip on power. The contest is seen by some analysts as a make-or-break moment that could shape the future for the next generation, in a country where nearly 60 per cent of the 80 million population is under 30. Participation appeared enthusiastic and relaxed in the first polls since a nuclear deal last year led to a lifting of sanctions and deeper diplomatic engagement abroad.

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  20. Iranians Vote In First Election Since Nuclear DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Iranians go to the polls on February 26 in elections that could have far-reaching consequences for the future of the Islamic republic. With decades of experience in a system that routinely locks them out of the election process, Iran's reformists prepare to vote.

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