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  1. Iran aims for more diverse economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | UPI

    Iranian exports of around $50 billion worth of non-petroleum products are not enough to diversify the nation's economy, the speaker of parliament said. "There are many countries that were disturbed by plummeting oil prices, but Iran was not affected much," Speaker Ali Larijani said from the holy city of Qom.

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  2. The WilliesTHE War Against the CaliphateRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | 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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  3. Islamic Revolution in Iran remains an enigma: scholarRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Tehran Times

    A political and religious scholar says the 1979 revolution in Iran was "Islamic" and shared similarities to French and Russian revolutions. The revolution also "remains an enigma", Yuram Abdullah Weiler tells the Tehran Times.

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  4. I didn't imagine Iran being open-minded to this extent, says Vatican envoyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Tehran Times

    "I didn't imagine Iran being open-minded and ready to negotiate and interact with the world to this extent," the head of the Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi has said. Bishop Mosnignor Andreatta, who had visited Iran at the head of a delegation from Vatican City, the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, paid a visit to some tourist attractions in the capital Tehran.

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  5. Problems loom in Shi'ite secessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | AEI

    Arguably, the two most prominent religious figures in the Shi'ite world are Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. The former derives his legitimacy from years of study and from the affirmation of tens of millions of Shi'ites who find his teachings the most compelling and theologically legitimate.

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  6. In Iran, fierce political winds buffet a grandson of the revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Christian Science Monitor

    Amid a wave of maneuvering by Iranian hard-liners, Seyyed Hassan Khomeini has been disqualified for election to a powerful political body. Iranian school girls hold flags and portraits of Iran's supreme leaders, past and present, as officials and security forces mark the 37th anniversary of the day in 1979 that the father of Iran's Islamic revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, returned from exile in France, at the shrine built to house his remains south of Tehran, Iran, on February 1, 2016.

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  7. Iran's Guardian Council slammed for Khomeini grandson's disqualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Today.Az

    A senior Iranian official has criticized the country's vetting body, Guardian Council, for excluding Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, a grandson of late founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, from taking part in the upcoming election for the Assembly of experts to be held on Feb.26. "You [presumably the Guardian Council] have disqualified a person [Hassan Khomeini] who is the most similar person to Imam [Ruhollah ] Khomeini.

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  8. The WilliesTHE War Against the CaliphateRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | 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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  9. The WilliesTHE War Against the CaliphateRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | 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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  10. Insight: AC/DC in Iranian nuclear facility attack and World Internet War IRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2012 | ComputerWorld

    A few weeks ago I wrote about the Stuxnet worm that was targeted at Siemens industrial control systems and is thought responsible for damaging centrifuges used by the Iranian nuclear program to purify uranium. This complex and sophisticated worm was revealed by The New York Times to be the creation of a joint U.S. and Israeli intelligence operation called "Operation Olympic Games" which was started under the Bush administration and expanded under the Obama administration.

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  11. Vatican: Iran must join fight against terrorismRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Pope Francis held talks with Iran's president at the Vatican Tuesday, calling on Tehran to play a key role in stopping the spread of terrorism as Iran tries to improve its image in the global arena following an agreement on its nuclear program. The pontiff warmly clasped the hand of President Hassan Rouhani in the first official call paid on a pontiff by an Iranian president since 1999.

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  12. Francis urges Iran to help fight terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | NWAonline

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani leafs through a book Tuesday after presenting it and a Persian rug to Pope Francis during a private audience at the Vatican. Rouhani and the pope met for 40 minutes.

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  13. Iranian leader gives pope rug, wants Francis to pray for himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Iran's president has paid a call on Pope Francis at ... . Pope Francis shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, on the occasion of their private audience at the Vatican,Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016.

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  14. Pope Francis meets Iran's president to boost nuke deal, Mideast peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Gazette

    The 39-minute meeting in the apostolic palace also touched on the landmark deal on Iran's nuclear capacity that has been praised by the pontiff, and the two leaders discussed the situation of the church in Iran and interreligious dialogue. "I ask you to pray for me.

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  15. Pope urges Iran to help work for Mideast peaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Tehran Times

    The Vatican in a statement said the conversation delved into the nuclear accord recently taking effect and "the important role that Iran was called to play" to combat terrorism along with other countries in the region. Iran was also urged to help fight arms trafficking, the Vatican said.

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  16. Religious liberty at center of Pope's meeting with Iranian presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Jan 26, 2016 / 09:28 am .- On Tuesday Pope Francis met with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani for the first time, an encounter that focused heavily on human rights, religious freedom, and an end to the spread of terrorism. Originally scheduled to take place in November, Rouhani's visit was canceled at the last minute due to the Nov. 13, 2015, attacks in Paris.

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  17. Iran's Rouhani asks pope to pray for himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | ANSA.it

    Rome, January 26 - Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani asked Pope Francis to pray for him on Tuesday. In a 40-minute audience with the leader of the Catholic Church, the Iranian chief gave the pope a hand-made carpet from Iran's holy city of Qom, and an illuminated book.

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  18. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Iobserve

    And while Pope Francis usually asks those he meets for their prayers, the Shiite cleric pre-empted the pope's request and said, "I ask you to pray for me." President Rouhani, who was in Europe to build political and economic ties after Iran's historic nuclear agreement, met with the pope Jan. 26 for 40 minutes of private talks with the aid of translators.

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  19. Rohani, Pope Francis Meet At Vatican, Exchange GiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Weekday Magazine

    Pope Francis and Iranian President Hassan Rohani exchange gifts during their private audience at the Vatican on January 26. Pope Francis and Iranian President Hassan Rohani exchange gifts during their private audience at the Vatican on January 26. Iran's President Hassan Rohani and Pope Francis have exchanged gifts during a private meeting at the Vatican on January 26. Meanwhile, a Vatican statement says Pope Francis called upon Tehran to play a key role in stopping the spread of terrorism and weapons trafficking as Iran tries to improve its global image following an agreement on its nuclear program.

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  20. The last time a pope shook hands with an Iranian leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

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