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  1. Religion and Politics in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2012 | CFR.org

    ... by the majority of senior ayatollahs in Iran." But the concept found an audience among young revolutionaries in Qom, Iran's religious center, and formed the theoretical backbone of the movement that would later demand the overthrow of the Pahlavi ...

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  2. The Candidates on U.S.-Iran PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2012 | CFR.org

    Thwarting Iran's nuclear ambitions has been a top priority for several recent U.S. administrations, but the issue has taken on special urgency in the last stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign as the drumbeat of war against Iran grows louder. With the Netanyahu administration's recent ratcheting up of rhetoric against a "nuclear" Iran, speculation that a unilateral Israeli attack on Iran could be this election year's "October surprise" continues to intensify.

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  3. Profile: Hassan NasrallahRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2010 | CFR.org

    ... commander. In 1987, during a lull in the violence, Nasrallah resumed his religious studies at a seminary in Qom, Iran, but when hostilities resumed in 1989, he returned to Lebanon. By that time, a rift was emerging among Hezbollah's leadership ...

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  4. Iran's Nuclear ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2010 | CFR.org

    Iran's leaders have worked to pursue nuclear energy technology since the 1950s, spurred by the launch of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace program. It made steady progress, with Western help, through the early 1970s.

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  5. Make My DayCANADIAN Man Sues Over his Service 'Dog'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | American Reporter

    The President has already met with his top military and civilian defense advisors and has ordered a surge in U.S. troop deployment in Afghanistan, so what I have to say to him is too late to make much difference. After months of deliberation, another 30,000 troops are on their way to a nation that in the space of a decade has become a fractured pawn in the game that Islamic extremists play.

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  6. Irana s Ahmadinejad says the U.S. is out to get the Hidden Imam, who,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    A handout picture made available by the official Web site of the Iranian supreme leader shows former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, attending a ceremony commemorating the 26th anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini at the shrine for Khomeini in southern Tehran on June 4. For some time now, Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been back in the country's political scene -- no longer hidden from view, as it were. And so, the world once more has had to hear his strange, inflammatory statements.

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  7. The 1979 Iranian RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Examiner.com

    That year, Iran fell to Islamic extremists. Those extremists created a terror state inside and outside Iran.

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  8. Assessing Shi'ite Militias in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Commentary Magazine

    The rise of the Shi'ite militias has complicated if not undercut American policy from the 2003 occupation of Iraq to the present. Shortly before U.S.-led forces invaded Iraq, then-National Security Council official Zalmay Khalilzad and State Department official Ryan Crocker met with Iran's UN Ambassador Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva.

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  9. Iranian Ex-President Says U.S. Seeks Arrest Of Hidden ImamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran's former hard-line President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has reportedly said that the United States is working to arrest the Hidden Imam, who according to Shi'ite belief went into hiding in the 10th century and will reappear to bring justice to Earth. Ahmadinejad made the comments in a speech to a group of clerics marking the start of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, according to a transcript posted on June 21 on the website Dolatebahar.com, which is run by his supporters.

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  10. In Other News..., 1:07 PMIranian Ex-President: US Trying to Arrest the Muslim MessiahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has claimed the United States is trying to arrest the Shia Muslim messiah, known as the "Hidden Imam," in bizarre speech to his supporters Monday. In comments made to a group of clerics, which were posted by his supporters on the Dolatebahar.com website, Ahmadinejad claimed the US was putting an intense effort into capturing the Hidden Imam, whose imminent return is expected by followers of the so-called Twelver Shia sect of which the former president is a member.

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  11. Seven Iranian cities to get FTTx networksRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Services will be available in Tehran, Isfahan, Karaj, Shiraz, Tabriz, Mashhad and Qom, with 500,000 access ports being deployed, Cihan news agency reports. The project will be carried out over two years.

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  12. Ahmadinejad: US is after Hidden ImamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Times of Israel

    Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused the United States of seeking to apprehend the Hidden Imam, who according to Shi'ite belief vanished in the 10th century and will reappear in the end of days as the ultimate savior of humankind. Speaking on Sunday to clerics at a speech marking the beginning of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, Ahmadinejad claimed that members of US academic institutions were engaged in tedious studies aimed at locating the Imam, Radio Free Europe reported .

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  13. Iran to offer fiber optic internet to users in 7 big citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Trend

    Iran will offer fiber optic internet to users in 7 big cities by the end of the current Iranian fiscal year , said Mohsen Baqeri-Chenari, the managing director of Iranian Net Company, which is the executor of the project. Fiber optic internet will be launched in the cities of Karaj, Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz, Mashhad, and Qom, providing 500,000 access ports with 20 megabytes per second internet, Iran's Mehr news agency quoted Baqeri-Chenari as saying on June 21. Fiber optic internet is much faster than cable internet.

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  14. Iran's Nuclear 'Diplomatic Warriors' Are Back In VogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Payvand News of Iran

    A wave of support for Iran's negotiators came after Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was reportedly branded a "traitor" by a hard-line lawmaker at a closed-door session of parliament in May. Both are recent labels given domestically to Iran's negotiators at sensitive international talks on a comprehensive nuclear deal that would curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. But with the June 30 deadline for a deal fast approaching, senior Iranian officials have appeared increasingly eager to present a united front, muzzle critics, and publicly back the negotiators, who are led by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

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  15. Irans Nuclear Diplomatic Warriors Are Back In VogueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Big News Network.com

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  16. Iran's Nuclear 'Diplomatic Warriors' Are Back In VogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Weekday Magazine

    A wave of support for Iran's negotiators came after Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was reportedly branded a "traitor" by a hard-line lawmaker at a closed-door session of parliament in May. Both are recent labels given domestically to Iran's negotiators at sensitive international talks on a comprehensive nuclear deal that would curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. But with the June 30 deadline for a deal fast approaching, senior Iranian officials have appeared increasingly eager to present a united front, muzzle critics, and publicly back the negotiators, who are led by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

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  17. Iranian cities grappling with heavy dust stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Today.Az

    Iran's capital city Tehran is struggling with an increasing amount of dust storms, presenting a serious environmental challenge for the government of Iran. Tehran has been witnessing dust in the early hours of the night for a few days in row, Goudzari was quoted as saying by Fars News Agency.

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  18. The 1979 Iranian RevolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Examiner.com

    That year, Iran fell to Islamic extremists. Those extremists created a terror state inside and outside Iran.

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  19. Heavy winds and dust sweep IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Trend

    Tehran has been witnessing dust in the early hours of the night for a few days in row, she noted, Fars news agency reported June 15. The meteorologist added that the provinces of West Azerbaijan, East Azerbaijan, Ardebil, as well as northern Hormozgan and southern Hormozgan will have three days with thunderstorm and showers in the afternoon and early evening. The prevailing condition for most of the country right now is dust and wind, Goudarzi said, adding that the condition is predicted to stay over Tehran, Alborz, Qom, Qazvin, Semnan, Shiraz, East and South East of the country, Khorasan, North Khorasan, Sistan and Baluchestan for the next 24 hours.

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  20. Being envious of Iranian power enemies seek to create insecurity in Iran: diplomatRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | Tehran Times

    Addressing a number of preachers in Qom, Hossein Amir-Abollahian said the negotiations of six world powers with Iran are an indication of Iran's great power. "The negotiations of six countries of the world with us show the power of the Islamic Republic of Iran."

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