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  1. Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | The Daily Republic

    Millions of Iranians voted late into the night Friday to decide whether incumbent President Hassan Rouhani deserves another four years in office after securing a landmark nuclear deal, or if the sluggish economy demands a new hard-line leader who could return the country to a more confrontational path with the West. The Islamic Republic's first presidential election since the 2015 nuclear accord drew surprisingly large numbers of voters to polling stations, with some reporting waiting in line for hours to cast their votes.

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  2. Polls close in Iranian elections amid high turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Times of Israel

    Iran's polls finally closed after Friday's election was extended to cope with the large numbers turning out to give their verdict on President Hassan Rouhani and his troubled efforts to rebuild international ties and kickstart the struggling economy. The interior ministry extended the vote to midnight as it became clear thousands were still waiting in line when the initial closing time arrived four hours earlier.

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  3. Police detain man who looks (too much) like Lionel MessiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | The Gazette

    Reza Parastesh, an Iranian student, looks so much like Lionel Messi that it almost landed him in jail for disrupting public order this week. So many people came out to take selfies with Parastesh in the western city of Hamadan over the weekend that the police rushed him into a station and impounded his car to stop the chaos and clear traffic.

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  4. See the incredible Lionel Messi lookalike dropping jaws in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Yahoo!

    The Barca boss praised his attacking trio and claimed they have changed the way people believe teams can be built If you're like Iranian student Reza Parastesh, and you look like Lionel Messi, you don the famous Barcelona No.10 jersey and walk about town. Unfortunately for Parastesh, 25, the police in Hamadan had to impound his car and take him into the station to quell the stir caused when the lookalike - self-dubbed the "Iranian Messi" - prompted too many people to stop him for photos over the weekend.

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  5. Stunning Messi lookalike causes stir in Iranian cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | Sporting News

    An Iranian student who bears an uncanny resemblance to the Barcelona star was taken to a police station after too many people wanted pictures with him If you're like Iranian student Reza Parastesh, and you look like Lionel Messi, you don the famous Barcelona No.10 jersey and walk about town. Unfortunately for Parastesh, 25, the police in Hamadan had to impound his car and take him into the station to quell the stir caused when the lookalike - self-dubbed the "Iranian Messi" - prompted too many people to stop him for photos over the weekend.

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  6. This guy looks like Lionel Messi so much that police detained him to stop fan frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | Fox Sports

    No, Lionel Messi wasn't just hanging out in the city of Hamadan, Iran over the weekend. It was a guy who looked just like him - and for a lot of fans, it was tough to tell the difference.

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  7. Lionel Messi lookalike almost jailed for no fault of his!13 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | India.com

    Life can be tough if you look like perhaps the most famous athlete on the face of this earth. 25-year-old Iranian Reza Parastesh is a bit of an internet sensation because he looks like Lionel Messi, the best footballer on the planet.

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  8. Putin and the Ayatollahs: How Russia's Alliance with Iran is reshaping the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Juan Cole

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, will meet for the eighth time in four years from March 27 to 29. According to the Tehran Times , both sides are "preparing more than ten documents for signing" on various economic and political issues. The meeting, set in Moscow, highlights the debate surrounding the real nature of post-Cold War relations between Moscow and Tehran.

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  9. Zarif says Russia can use Iran's bases - on case by case basis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia could use Iranian military bases to launch air strikes against terrorist groups in Syria on a "case by case basis". "Russia doesn't have a military base , we have good cooperation, and on a case by case basis, when it is necessary for Russians fighting terrorism to use Iranian facilities, we will make a decision," Reuters quoted Zarif as saying.

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  10. Russia and Iran's growing cooperation hints at a new Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | UPI

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, are meeting for the eighth time in four years from Monday through Wednesday. According to the Tehran Times , both sides were "preparing more than 10 documents for signing" on various economic and political issues.

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  11. Rouhani says cooperation with Russia effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran-Russia cooperation is effective in helping establish security and stability in the Middle East region. "Undoubtedly, the two countries' cooperation in the process of stability and security of the region and the world will have positive effects," he said during a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow.

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  12. Putin meets with Iranian leader, touts 'reliable and stable partner'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | USA Today

    Putin meets with Iranian leader, touts 'reliable and stable partner' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Tuesday. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2ouMjtK Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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  13. Russia and Iran's Growing Cooperation Hints at a New Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, will meet from March 27 to 29. According to the Tehran Times , both sides are "preparing more than 10 documents for signing" on various economic and political issues. The meeting, set in Moscow, highlights the debate surrounding the real nature of post-Cold War relations between Moscow and Tehran.

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  14. Rouhani to visit Russia on Monday, details announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to pay a formal visit to Russia on Monday, the presidential office said on Friday. Parviz Esmaeili, the president's deputy chief of staff for communications and information, said that the Iranian and Russian senior officials would discuss key bilateral, regional and international issues.

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  15. Interior of the synagogue, intricately decorated in turquoise and goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    On a busy street in the city of Hamadan about 200 miles west of Tehran, behind a high gray fence, is a heavy stone-slab door leading to a 14th century tomb tower. Traditionally, this is considered to be the burial site of Esther and Mordecai.

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  16. Iran, Russia not divided over use of Hamadan airbase: envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Tehran Times

    The Iranian ambassador to Moscow has said there is no disagreement between the two countries on the use of the Iranian Hamadan airbase and they continue to closely cooperate in fighting terrorists in Syria. "Iran-Russia cooperation on actions in the Middle East continues, and we don't have a serious conflict here," Mehdi Sanaei stressed, according to Russia's Sputnik.

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  17. Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: Epidemiology in ChangeRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Circulation

    ... 2010 ended up reporting 13.2 per million person-years, 4 and a more recent prospective single-center work from Hamadan, Iran, included 151 cases diagnosed between 2009 and 2015 and found an incidence of 13.5 cases per million per year. 5 The article ...

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  18. Iran Admits Hosting Russian Bombers Operating in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani announced that Tehran "will continue" to allow Russian fighter jets to use its airspace for military operations in Syria, Fars reported Saturday. "[The Russians'] use of Iran's airspace continues because we have a fully strategic cooperation with Russia," Shamkhani told Fars, and stressed that Iran is ready for any cooperation with Russia on Syria.

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  19. Iran allowing Syria-bound Russian planes to use airspace-reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Iran has again allowed Russian planes to use its airspace during recent operations in Syria, a senior Iranian security official was quoted as saying on Saturday. In August, Russian aircraft for the first time used an Iranian air base to conduct strikes in Syria.

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  20. In August, Russian aircraft for the first time used an Iranian air base to conduct strikes in Syria.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Times of Oman

    A still image, taken from video footage and released by Russia's Defence Ministry August 18, 2016, shows a Russian Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bomber based at Iran's Hamadan air base, dropping off bombs in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. Photo - Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation/Handout via Reuters TV File A still image, taken from video footage and released by Russia's Defence Ministry August 18, 2016, shows a Russian Sukhoi Su-34 fighter-bomber based at Iran's Hamadan air base, dropping off bombs in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor.

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