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  1. Three Iranian Muslims converted to Christianity appealing against 80 lashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Rasht: February 14, 2017. Iranian Christians request further prayer for three Christian converts in Rasht, who are appealing against a sentence of 80 lashes for drinking wine at communion, and two Christian converts in Evin Prison, Tehran, who are threatening to go on hunger strike.

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  2. Iran: Hanging of man arrested as a teenager looms amid spike in juvenile executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Amnesty International

    The Iranian authorities must immediately stop the execution of a man arrested for a crime committed while he was 17 years old, said Amnesty International, ahead of his scheduled execution on 11 February. Hamid Ahmadi's execution was initially scheduled for 4 February but his family were informed today that it has been postponed by a week.

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  3. Iranians fear attacks and economic isolation as Trump gets toughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Jerusalem Post

    Some scared Iranians are even preparing escape plans, just as they did in the eight-year war with Iraq when Saddam Hussein's jets pounded Iranian towns and cities. People step on a US flag and an Israeli flag at a shrine on Ashura in the north of Tehran October 24, 2015..

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  4. BAKU: The Times of Israel: Armenia-Iran railway project doomed to failureRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Groong

    The project on the creation of a railway linking Armenia and Iran is doomed to failure, says foreign affairs analyst Fuad Shahbazov in a blog post published by the online newspaper The Times of Israel. The estimated cost of building the Armenian section of the railroad is about $3.2 billion, which does not include the costs of land acquisition and customs duties on equipment, said Shahbazov, who has been published and quoted widely by Forbes, Jerusalem Post, EurActive, etc.

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  5. TelAviv: Is the Iran – Armenia railway project an illusion?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Groong

    Financing the construction, however, was a problematic issue: while Iranian officials confirmed the commitment to build a link connecting Iran's existing railroad network to the Armenian border, a considerably larger investment would be required to carry out the construction on the Armenian side. The estimated cost of building the Armenian section of the railroad is about $3.2 billion, which does not include the costs of land acquisition and customs duties on equipment.

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  6. The Times of Israel: Armenia-Iran railway project doomed to failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Trend

    The project on the creation of a railway linking Armenia and Iran is doomed to failure, says foreign affairs analyst Fuad Shahbazov in a blog post published by the online newspaper The Times of Israel. The estimated cost of building the Armenian section of the railroad is about $3.2 billion, which does not include the costs of land acquisition and customs duties on equipment, said Shahbazov, who has been published and quoted widely by Forbes, Jerusalem Post, EurActive, etc.

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  7. More flights to be performed between Azerbaijan, IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Today.Az

    The number of non-stop flights between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan is expected to be increased in the short run. Iran's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Javad Jahangirzadeh said that the number of flights will be increased after Novruz holidays[late March].

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  8. Urgent Action Update: Man Arrested At 17 Faces Imminent ExecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Amnesty International USA

    Hamid Ahmadi, an Iranian man arrested as a juvenile, is at imminent risk of execution. He has been transferred to solitary confinement in Lakan prison in Rasht, northern Iran, in preparation for his execution on 4 February.

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  9. Iran minister says joint transport projects to bring multiple benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Today.Az

    The Iranian Minister for Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare made the remark as he met with Azerbaijan's Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs, Ali Hasanov in Baku on January 17. The minister said that today a lot of work carried out in the field of improvement of road transport infrastructure and joint projects are underway in this area. "The work is underway on the construction of the railway Rasht-Astara - Astara .

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  10. Review of Azerbaijan's transport, logistics sector in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 11 By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend: Carrying out the development policy of Azerbaijan's non-oil sector to ensure the country's economic growth has become the main direction of Azerbaijan's economic activity in 2016. Azerbaijan far-sightedly chose transport and logistics segment as one of the main directions, and it will become one of the most important components of the country's economy in the foreseeable future.

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  11. Iranian Christian converts facing various...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Pakistan Christian Post

    Tehran: January 12, 2017. Iranian Christians request further prayer for Christian converts in Rasht facing various charges.

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  12. 'Construction of Rasht-Astara railway to be launched this year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Today.Az

    "The construction of Rasht-Astara railway will be launched this year. Apart from connecting Azerbaijan's and Iran's railway systems, this railway will increase both countries' import and export operations and trade turnover," said Iranian Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Kheirollah Khademi as he viewed the Astara railway.

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  13. Transport and logistics at a turning pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Today.Az

    The future holds more and more goods to be transported, and upgrading its logistics and transport infrastructure Azerbaijan seeks to take advantage of this. The expansion of regional transport routes also increases the country's attractiveness for investors in terms of ease of delivery processes.

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  14. Expert: Armenian-Iranian railroad project is a precisely formulated proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Groong

    Chair of the Iranian Studies at the Yerevan State University , Vardan Voskanyan, told the aforementioned to Armenian News – ''The expectations from Rouhani's visit to Armenia were satisfied. It should be stressed that the Armenian President greeted President Rouhani exactly at the airport, which is indicative of the highest level of relations between the two states, this worrying some of our ''friends'' in the region.

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  15. Iran-Azerbaijan railways full connection not to come by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Although Iran and Azerbaijan have made considerable efforts aimed at connecting the two countries through railways, it appears that the mission is unlikely to be completed by 2020. To fulfill the ambitious plan, Iran agreed to construct inland railway segments in northern parts of the country in order to extend its railway network to the Islamic Republic's border with the neighboring Azerbaijan.

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  16. Iran's Selective Crackdown on ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | TheDailyBeast.com

    In this season of celebration and contemplation, we are publishing a series of articles about Christians who are prosecuted, imprisoned, and in some cases, threatened with death because of their beliefs. As advocacy groups have made clear, Christians are under pressure from non-Muslim Mexico to non-Muslim China, but they face the most ferocious persecution in the Muslim Middle East, South Asia, and parts of Africa.

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  17. Armenia's authorities were interested in Iran-Armenia railway...Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Groong

    Armenia's authorities were interested in Iran-Armenia railway construction project – Armen Vardanyan 19:51 • 14.12.16 Armen Vardanyan, an expert in Iranian studies at the Armenian Institute of International and Security Affairs , does not even now think an Iran-Armenia railway construction project is a realistic one. "Projects are presented, and they have even been presented to China.

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  18. Russia eyes to financing of Rasht-Astara railway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Today.Az

    Russia may render its assistance to the Islamic Republic of Iran in the financing of Rasht-Astara railway, which is part of the North-South International Transport Corridor. Moscow will work out and submit proposals to the Iranian side to finance the railway section under the protocol, which was signed during the 13th joint commission on trade and economic cooperation between Iran and Russia in Tehran on December 13. Russia and Iran have also agreed to present in the three months' period their companies, which have the potential and opportunities for the construction of a joint plant for the production of rails in Iran.

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  19. Russia eyes to finance Rasht-Astara railway construction in IranRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Russia will work out and submit proposals to the Iranian side to finance the Rasht-Astara railway section, according to the signed protocol of the 13th joint commission on trade and economic cooperation of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation held in Tehran Dec. 13, TASS news agency reported.

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  20. Iran calls for further investment in North-South corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Today.Az

    An Iranian diplomat has expressed his country's support for launching the North-South corridor, saying that the transportation corridor will allow a significant reduction in transportation time and costs. Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei has said that the corridor will reduce the distance between Asia and the Europe by 40 percent as well as 30 percent saving in costs for transporting goods between the two continents, Mehr news agency reported.

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