Khorasan, Iran Newswire

Khorasan, Iran Newswire

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  1. Tehran prosecutor orders up strict new rules for concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    The Tehran prosecutor recommended strict new rules on Saturday for concerts in the capital, the latest in a tug of war between moderates and conservatives that has already seen live music banned in Iran's second city Mashhad. Police should record all events, while the culture ministry and the provincial governor should take greater responsibility for the content of performances and the behavior of audiences, the judiciary's official Mizan news agency quoted Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi as saying.

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  2. Iranian man gets jail time for stealing from Vietnam bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Thanh Nein News

    Choobani Shirvani Mehdi at the trial in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26. Photo credit: Quoc Chien/Nguoi Lao Dong A Ho Chi Minh City court on Friday sentenced an Iranian man to 13 months in prison for stealing US$1,600 from a bank in the city downtown last year. The case happened in September 2015 when Mehdi came to the Viettinbank's District 1 Branch on Le Duan Street and asked to exchange $200 into Vietnamese dong.

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  3. Spy in Saudi: Egyptian sentenced to prison on espionage chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Al Bawaba

    The charges also included sending secret documents related to the Saudi Arabian army to the Iranian intelligence in the embassy in Lebanon. The Egyptian convict admitted to sending information regarding internal conditions in Saudi Arabia via the secret military document he had obtained.

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  4. President Rouhani Battles Religious Hardliners Over Concert Cancellations in IranRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Payvand News of Iran

    A simmering battle between the government of President Hassan Rouhani and hardline religious figures over music concerts is playing out in northeastern Iran. Most recently, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli questioned the the announced suspension of all music concerts in Khorasan Razavi Province in a letter to the Judiciary.

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  5. China's EXIM Bank, Iran sign finance dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | Trend

    The Export-Import Bank of China and Iran signed a memorandum of understanding for boosting mutual cooperation and providing grounds for financing economic and infrastructural projects. The memorandum was signed by Iran's Deputy Economy Minister Mohammad Khazaei and EXIM Bank Vice President Sun Ping in Beijing Aug. 16, on the sidelines of an Iran-China joint economic commission session, Mehr news agency reported Aug. 16. The deal covers the projects regarding various sectors, including transportation, power plants, telecommunications and industrial parks as well as oil and gas, healthcare, agriculture and tourism.

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  6. KouhsangiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | TrekEarth

    Razavi Khorasan Province is located on the northeast of Iran, has an area 150000 square kilometers, and its capital is the holy city of Mashhad ( also called Mashhad-al-Reza ).

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  7. Ziarat ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | TrekEarth

    Razavi Khorasan Province is located on the northeast of Iran, has an area 150000 square kilometers, and its capital is the holy city of Mashhad . Hi Mehrdad A great scene of daily life in this city, and that sky is superb, sick an unusual color.

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  8. Is Iran's President Rouhani in Trouble?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 12 | Payvand News of Iran

    While the United States is moving towards wrapping its rather unusual election, Iran is about to begin its electoral cycle. The date for the combined presidential and municipal elections was set for May 19, prior to the start of the fasting month of Ramadan, in order to avoid the hardship imposed on hundreds of thousands of election workers.

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  9. Mashhad IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | TrekEarth

    Razavi Khorasan Province is located on the northeast of Iran, has an area 150000 square kilometers, and its capital is the holy city of Mashhad ( also called Mashhad-al-Reza ).

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  10. Iran, Azerbaijan to launch direct train serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Today.Az

    Railroad between Mashhad city of Iran and Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan will be launched in autumn 2016, said Mohsen Pakayin, Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan. The ambassador highlighted that the launch of the railway communication will promote further development of tourism between the two countries, mentioning that the tickets will be put up for sale in Azerbaijan and Iran.

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  11. Iran government calls for punishing Saudi embassy's invadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, July 26 By Khalid Kazimov Trend: Iranian government has called on judiciary to punish those who stormed the Saudi embassy in Tehran earlier this year. "The invaders of the Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran must be punished," IRNA quoted Iranian government spokesman, Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, as saying at a press conference in Tehran.

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  12. Iran's big plans on corridors, railways and transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | Today.Az

    Plans and policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways in the Hassan Rouhani Administration are focused on establishing new routes, especially the routes which complete corridors, Hossein Ashoori, vice president of operation and international transportation of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways told Trend. "Other projects include the railway connecting Iran to Afghanistan, which hopefully to come on stream by the end of the current Iranian fiscal year .

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  13. New convert aspires introducing Shi'ism to motherlandRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2016 | Groong

    Mehr News Agency , Iran July 23, 2016 Saturday New convert aspires introducing Shi'ism to motherland MASHHAD, Jul. 23 – A newly convert from Armenia has said Shi'ism has been the subject of very little missionary attempts in Caucasian Armenia. Rena, is married to an Azeri husband from Tabriz, as she says to Astan Quds News Agency; "I have the dream of returning to my country and get my Christian countrymen familiar with Islam and Shi'ism; I am from Armenia and according to the Armenian customs, every person is free to choose his or her own religion.

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  14. More than 50 Iranian youth arrested in mixed gender partyRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    The head of the judiciary for Damavand municipality has announced that more than 50 young Iranian women and men have been arrested in raiding of a mixed-gender party in Ab-e Sard region. Damavand is a rural mountainous area northeast of the Iranian capital, Tehran, where Tehranians go to relax, hike or rent a cottage and party.

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  15. Uncharted territory: European hotel chains venture back into IranRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | SNL Financial

    Several international hotel chains have spotted a golden opportunity in Iran following the practical lifting of sanctions earlier this year. Once a destination for only the most intrepid travelers, Iran is now courting the mass market, and hopes to boost international tourism arrivals from 5 million in 2014 to 20 million per year by 2025.

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  16. Iran to issue verdicts in trial over storming of Saudi postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says verdicts are to be handed down in 10 days for suspects on trial over the storming of Saudi diplomatic missions in January. Initially, 21 suspects were reported to be on trial but the judge told reporters one, a cleric, was later referred to a religious court and another one was absent.

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  17. Azerbaijani ashugs to perform at international festival in CroatiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Today.Az

    The delegation of ashugs will include Sanubar Baghirova, Aghamurad Israfilov, Vugar Mahmudoghlu, Ali Tapd?goghlu, who will be accompanied by talented musicians Ganimat Gadirov, Bakhish Binyatov, Shohrat Aliyev and Shamsi Fataliyev. Zagreb International Folklore Festival organized in mid-July, is a cultural presentation of all folklore groups belonging to Croatia, other European countries and from remaining continents.

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  18. Suspects in Saudi embassy attack appear in Iranian courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Yahoo!

    More than 10 people accused of storming Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran in January appeared in a Tehran court on Monday, Iranian news agencies reported, weeks after President Hassan Rouhani urged the judiciary to take action. The suspects are accused of "disturbing the public order and damaging embassy buildings", according to state media.

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  19. Iranian suspects in Saudi embassy attack appear in Tehran courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Flames rise from Saudi Arabia's embassy after it was stormed by Iranian protesters during a demonstration in Tehran, Iran, on January 2, 2016. Photo - Reuters/TIMA/Mehdi Ghasemi/ISNA/File Flames rise from Saudi Arabia's embassy after it was stormed by Iranian protesters during a demonstration in Tehran, Iran, on January 2, 2016.

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  20. Iran begins trial for 21 linked to storming of Saudi postsRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Iran began a closed trial on Monday for 21 suspects in the storming of Saudi diplomatic missions earlier this year, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported. The trial is the first in the case of the January incident, when Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and a consulate in Mashhad after Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia executed Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent Shiite cleric and dissident.

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