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  1. Barberry harvesting season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | Tehran Times

    Barberry id widely used as a food additive. Barberry cultivation in Khorasan is concentrated in the south of the province, especially around Birjand and Qaen where environmental condition are unfavorable for the growing of other horticultural crops.

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  2. Iran, UNDP extend co-op on Carbon Sequestration ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Tehran Times

    United Nations Development Program and Iran Forests, Range and Watershed management Organization renewed cooperation on Carbon Sequestration Project in Iran. Carbon sequestration is a natural or artificial process by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and held in solid or liquid form, as in plants or soil.

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  3. Calgary gas-and-dash victim described as 'mom who sacrificed...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | GlobalNews

    Dozens of mourners gathered at Rocky View Garden of Peace cemetery on Sunday morning to celebrate the life of Maryam Rashidi. Rashidi was killed in June of 2015 when she tried to stop a man from driving away from the Centex gas station she was working at without paying for fuel.

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  4. Khamenei Says Iran Should Not Look To West For Economic GrowthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    Iran's supreme leader called on presidential candidates to focus on making Iran's economy grow without help from the West, distancing himself from President Hassan Rohani's policy of promoting growth through foreign trade and investment. "The candidates should promise to focus on national capabilities and domestic capacities to resolve the economic issues... rather than looking abroad," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said at a meeting with ambassadors from Muslim nations in Tehran on April 25. Hard-line allies of Khamenei hope to reclaim the presidency by blaming pragmatist Rohani for the slow pace of economic recovery despite the lifting of most Western economic sanctions under his nuclear deal with world powers.

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  5. Fortney: 'The Girl in the Photo' speaks out for refugees, war's innocent victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Canada.com

    For much of the past 25 years she's called Canada home, Kim Phuc has become accustomed to being stopped by strangers on the street. "They recognize me everywhere," she said with a shy laugh.

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  6. Thousands mourn late Iranian leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | NWAonline

    Hundreds of thousands mourned former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Tuesday, wailing in grief as his body was interred at a Tehran shrine alongside the leader of the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution. Rafsanjani's final resting place near the late supreme leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, reflected his legacy as one of the pillars of Iran's clerical-dominated political system, as he served in later years as a go-between for hard-liners and moderates.

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  7. Iranians mourn as former leader Rafsanjani interredRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    Hundreds of thousands mourned former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Tuesday, wailing in grief as his body was interred at a Tehran shrine alongside the leader of the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution. Rafsanjani's final resting place near the late Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, reflected his legacy as one of the pillars of Iran's clerical-dominated political system, as he served in later years as a go-between for hard-liners and reformists.

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  8. Iranians mourn as former President Rafsanjani interredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Wave

    A man holds a poster of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as he stands up on a tree during his funeral Tuesday in Tehran, Iran. Hundreds of thousands of mourners have flooded the streets of Tehran, beating their chests and wailing in grief for Rafsanjani, who died over the weekend at the age of 82. In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, center, leads a prayer over the casket of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani with President Hassan Rouhani, center left, parliament speaker Ali Larijani, third left, and judiciary chief Sadeq Larijani, second left, at the Tehran University campus Tuesday in Tehran, Iran.

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  9. Mournful Iranians Attend Funeral of Former Leader RafsanjaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Voice of America

    Hundreds of thousands of mourners flooded the streets of Tehran on Tuesday, beating their chests and wailing in grief for the late Iranian leader Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died over the weekend at the age of 82. The crowds filled main thoroughfares of the capital as top government and clerical officials held a funeral service at Tehran University. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei held prayers by Rafsanjani's casket, as other dignitaries knelt before the coffin on which his white cleric's turban was placed, reaching their hands out for one final embrace.

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  10. Hundreds of thousands flood the streets of Tehran for the funeral...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Hundreds of thousands flood the streets of Tehran for the funeral of their former president Rafsanjani as Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei leads prayers Hundreds of thousands of mourners flooded the streets of Tehran, beating their chests and wailing in grief for the late Iranian leader Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died over the weekend at the age of 82. The crowds filled main roads of the capital as top Government and clerical officials held a funeral service at Tehran University. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei held prayers by Rafsanjani's casket, as other dignitaries knelt before the coffin on which his white cleric's turban was placed.

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  11. Mourners attend funeral of former Iranian leader RafsanjaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | USA Today

    Mourners attend funeral of former Iranian leader Rafsanjani Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday at the age of 82 in a hospital in the capital. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2joJnw1 Iran begins three days of mourning after the death of ex-president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a pillar of the Islamic revolution who became a leading counterweight to hardliners.

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