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  1. Rise in Executions and Crackdown Against Iran's YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsBlaze

    Executions and crackdown against Iran's youth is increasingly on the rise. Many inmates in their 20's and 30's have been executed or killed during the past months, while hundreds have also been arrested or mistreated.

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  2. Son of dissident cleric begins prison termRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 30, 2003 file photo, Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, Iran's most-senior dissident cleric, right, talks to clerics and his son Ahmad, left, in Qom, 78 miles south of Tehran, Iran. Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 that Ahmad Montazeri, the son of late cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, has begun serving a six-year prison term.

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  3. New Political Unrest in the Oil-Rich Fields of IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | American Thinker

    While Iran and the United States are still rattling sabers at one another, there's an emerging disruptive potential inside Iran in its main oil field province, Khuzestan, which has shocked the country. Thirty-eight years ago, what are known as "The Strikes" in this province, by tens of thousands of oil workers, paralyzed the state, and paved the way for the Shah's downfall.

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  4. Hoz-e Sultan, a gigantic natural mirror in central Iranian plateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Tehran Times

    Hoz-e Sultan, a lonely salt lake in the heart of Iran, resembles a gigantic natural mirror as its shallow water covers a vast plain of salt deposits. It is the epicenter of a relatively rich fauna as well.

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  5. Shah of Shahs / Ryszard KapuscinskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Impressions and Expressions of Ijon

    A little over a year ago, I devoured Ryszard KapuA>ciA ski 's short book "Shah of Shahs" in a single day. KapuA>ciA ski was a hard-boiled journalist, a kind of Polish hybrid of Indiana Jones and Hunter S. Thompson, except far more daring than the latter, and, um, an actual person, unlike the former.

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  6. Snow, blizzard sweeping across IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Tehran Times

    Twenty-two provinces of Iran have been struck by heavy snow and raging blizzard, the Rescue and Relief Organization director Morteza Salimi said on Saturday. The howling blizzard began on January 25 in provinces of East and West Azarbaijan, Isfahan, Ilam, Tehran, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, North Khorasan, Khorasan Razavi, Khuzestan, Zanjan, Semnan, Fars, Qom, Qazvin, Golestan, Lorestan, Kordestan, Kermanshah, Kohgiluyeh and Boyerahmad, Mazandaran, Markazi, and Hamedan, Mehr news agency quoted Salimi as saying.

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  7. Persepolis extend lead with win over SabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Tehran Times

    Persepolis football team eased past relegation strugglers Saba 2-0 in the 19th week of Iran Professional League at Qom's Yadegar-e Emam stadium on Saturday. Former Esteghlal defender Hanif Omrazadeh scored an own goal in the 73rd minute to give Persepolis the lead.

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  8. Culture minister meets with top clerics in QomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Reza Salehi-Amiri met with a number of top clerics in Qom, home to Iran's major seminary Feizieh, on Wednesday to hold discussions on cultural issues. "Some ministries only focus on finding solutions for people's mundane problems while the Culture Ministry has the task of solving people's spiritual problems, so this make the ministry's task more difficult," Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi said during his meeting with Salehi-Amiri.

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  9. Urgent Action: Dissident Cleric In Need Of Medical CareRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | Amnesty International USA

    Elderly dissident Iranian cleric Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Nekounam has been on hunger strike for 31 days in protest at his detention and the denial of specialized medical care by the authorities. After suffering from a stroke and heart attack while in detention, he is in extremely poor health and in urgent need of specialized medical care.

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  10. Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move: IAEARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Iran has complied with a deadline set by its landmark nuclear deal with world powers by removing hundreds of centrifuges, machines that enrich uranium, from a site buried deep inside a mountain, the U.N. atomic agency said on Monday. The deal reached between six powers and Iran in 2015 stated that no more enrichment would take place at the Fordow site near the holy city of Qom for 15 years, but that Iran could keep just over 1,000 centrifuges there for other uses.

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  11. Sanat Naft holds Tractor Sazi, Esteghlal suffers defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Tehran Times

    Tractor Sazi has suffered another blow in the title race as it was hold to a 2-2 draw against Sanat Naft in the 17th week of Iran Professional League at the empty Yadegar-e Emam Stadium in Tabriz on Tuesday. Mohammad Ebrahimi put the host in front in the 8th minute but Zobeir Niknafs scored an equalizer for Sanat Naft in the 60th minute.

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  12. Obama: Iran making good on nuclear deal pr...Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    The U.N.'s atomic agency said Monday that Iran has met a deadline for removing uranium-enriching centrifuges, as President Obama warned Americans - including President-elect Donald Trump - that unraveling the nuclear agreement would have "much worse" consequences. The transfer of centrifuges and other equipment from Iran's Fordow facility, a site buried deep inside a mountain, to storage at another underground enrichment site at Natanz was completed within a deadline of one year from the day the deal was put in place, Jan. 16 of last year, the International Atomic Energy Agency said.

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  13. IAEA Says Iran Has Removed Sensitive Nuclear Equipment From SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    The UN atomic agency says Iran has complied with a key commitment of a nuclear agreement with major world powers by removing sensitive equipment from an underground site. In a January 16 statement, Yukiya Amano head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said that Tehran had met a deadline and taken "excess centrifuges and infrastructure" from its Fordow facility.

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  14. Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move, claims IAEARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Times of Oman

    A file picture taken on March 30, 2005 shows a general view of the Iranian nuclear power plant of Natanz, 270 kms south of Tehran. Photo - AFP File A file picture taken on March 30, 2005 shows a general view of the Iranian nuclear power plant of Natanz, 270 kms south of Tehran.

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  15. Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move - IAEARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | The Star Online

    Iran has complied with a deadline set by its landmark nuclear deal with world powers by removing hundreds of centrifuges, machines that enrich uranium, from a site buried deep inside a mountain, the U.N. atomic agency said on Monday. The deal reached between six powers and Iran in 2015 stated that no more enrichment would take place at the Fordow site near the holy city of Qom for 15 years, but that Iran could keep just over 1,000 centrifuges there for other uses.

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  16. Obituary - Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former president of IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ALI Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who has died aged 82, was a former president of Iran and a member of its ruling elite for decades. His moderate views were not always welcome but his cunning guided him through revolution, war and the country's turbulent politics.

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  17. With its chief critic gone, Iran's most powerful military faction is set to solidify its powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Iran's Revolutionary Guards look set to entrench their power and shift the country to more hardline, isolationist policies for years to come following the death of influential powerbroker Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Former president Rafsanjani long had a contentious relationship with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps , which is both the strongest military force in Iran and also has vast economic interests worth billions of dollars.

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  18. Iran's Revolutionary Guards position for powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Star Online

    Iran's Revolutionary Guards look set to entrench their power and shift the country to more hardline, isolationist policies for years to come following the death of influential powerbroker Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Former president Rafsanjani long had a contentious relationship with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps , which is both the strongest military force in Iran and also has vast economic interests worth billions of dollars.

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  19. Obituary: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on January 8thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Economist

    IN DEATH as in life, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani defied categorisation. He was a stalwart of a regime dubbed an exporter of terror and heresy.

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  20. After RafsanjaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Economist

    THEY came to praise him and to bury him. The eminent former butts of his criticism filled the front rows of his funeral and showered him with accolades.

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