Qom, Iran Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Leader urges even those opposed to ruling system and him to voteRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | Tehran Times

    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged a massive turnout in the next month's elections, saying it will boost the Islamic Republic system's "resilience" and "security". During a meeting with a group of people from the holy city of Qom in Tehran on Saturday, the Leader urged all, even those who are against him and the Islamic Republic system, to participate in the parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections, which will be held on February 26. "Like before, we insist that all, even those who do not approve of the system and the Leadership, come to the ballot boxes, because the elections belong to the Iranian nation," the Leader noted.

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  2. Iran supreme leader urges for high turnout in upcoming electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Trend

    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged people to show a high turnout at the upcoming elections for parliament and the Assembly of Experts to be held in February. "Elections are not owned by the leader, they belong to the Islamic Republic of Iran," Fars news agency quoted him as saying during his address to a group of people from Qom city in Tehran.

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  3. David Ignatius:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Jewish World Review

    The power struggle in Tehran between moderates and hard-liners is heading toward a showdown in next month's elections, which could shape the political balance in Iran for years to come. The Feb. 26 elections will select 285 members of the Iranian parliament, or "Majlis," and 88 members of the so-called "Assembly of Experts," which will choose the eventual successor to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

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  4. A political prize fight looms in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Washington Post

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  5. The Mystery Behind The Saudi Embassy Attack In IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi Embassy in Tehran during a demonstration against the execution of prominent Shi'ite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities on January 2. Two things are clear about those who ransacked and set alight the Saudi Embassy in Iran -- their actions got Riyadh's attention, and the clerical establishment in power in Tehran wants nothing to do with them. Who actually carried out the attack on the embassy in the Iranian capital, as well as a separate attack on the Saudi Consulate in the northeastern city of Mashhad, remains a mystery, however.

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  6. Why North Korea and Iran make nearly perfect partnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In this excerpt from "The Russia-China Axis: The New Cold War And America's Crisis Of Leadership," authors Douglas E. Schoen and Melik Kaylan explain how rogue regimes align and use proxies to undermine the US. "It's very possible that the North Koreans are testing for two countries," a senior American official told the New York Times early in 2013-the other country being Iran.

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  7. Khomeini grandson could be excluded from Iran electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Tehran: The grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, could be excluded from upcoming elections because he did not attend a qualification exam Tuesday. Hassan Khomeini, 43, was not among 400 candidates for the Assembly of Experts who took the theology test in the holy city of Qom, one hour's drive south of the capital Tehran.

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  8. Latest News : Rouhani says execution of Sheikh Nimr is - anti-Islamic' and - anti-human'Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Tehran Times

    President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has blasted the execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqr al-Nimr by the Saudi regime, saying it runs contrary to human rights and Islamic values. In a message published on Sunday, Rouhani called the Saudi Arabian government's act "anti-Islamic" and "anti-human" which will lead to spread of terrorism and extremism.

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  9. A look at long-fraught relation between Saudi Arabia, IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Boston Herald

    ... Photo, File) FILE - In this undated 1979 file photo, Iran's new leader, Ayatollah Khomeini waves at the crowd at Qom, Iran. After the overthrow of the shah and takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Saudi Arabia quickly became America's top ally in ...

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  10. .com | Saudi execution of Shi'ite cleric sparks outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | News24

    Saudi Arabia's execution on Saturday of a prominent Shi'ite cleric and 46 other men prompted outrage in parts of the Middle East, with Iran warning Riyadh would pay a "high price". But several Saudi allies offered their support after Riyadh implemented death sentences against cleric Nimr al-Nimr, Shi'ite activists and Sunnis accused of involvement in Al-Qaeda attacks.

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  11. Execution of Saudi cleric latest blow to hopes of rapprochement with IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    DUBAI: Iranian clerics, officials and students attacked Sunni Muslim-ruled Saudi Arabia on Saturday for executing Shi'ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, a move that seemed to further doom any hope of rapprochement between two ideologically opposed powers vying for influence across the region. Nimr, executed along with three other Shi'ites and dozens of al Qaeda members, is seen in Iran as the champion of a Shi'ite minority oppressed in Saudi Arabia, and Tehran had made clear that it saw the terrorism charges against him as fabricated.

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  12. Iran: Nimr execution is an act of - imprudence'Read the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | Tehran Times

    Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a strongly-worded statement on Saturday condemning the execution of prominent Saudi Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqr al-Nimr, described it as an act of "imprudence" and "irresponsibility". "Saudi Arabia supports terrorists but executes its critics," ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said.

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  13. Saudi execution of Shiite cleric sparks outrageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    Saudi Arabia's execution Saturday of a prominent Shiite cleric and 46 other men prompted outrage in parts of the Middle East, with Iran warning Riyadh would pay a "high price". A Bahraini woman takes part in a protest in the village of Jidhafs, west of Manama, against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities, on January 2, 2016.

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  14. Why Shiites are angry at Saudi Arabia for execution of preacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    Saudi Arabia executed 47 people, including cleric Nimr al-Nimr, whom was accused of inciting violence. Nimr's supporters say he is a peaceful dissident who called for greater rights for the Saudi kingdom's Shiite minority.

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  15. Report: White House delays imposing new sanctions on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    Iranian clerics watch the firing of a Shahab-3 missile during a war game in a desert near the city of Qom. The White House has delayed imposing new financial sanctions on Iran over its ballistic-missile program, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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  16. Iran adopted - wise' path in nuclear talks: LarijaniRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has said that the path taken in the nuclear talks was "wise" and this will result in "breaking sanctions" and "accelerating economic growth". "The Islamic Republic of Iran makes efforts to bring the path it has chosen to fruition."

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  17. A glance at Iran's energy sector in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Today.Az

    Iran's energy sector, like other industrial sectors experienced low growth in 2015, despite a relatively boom in the previous year, mostly because of the budget shortage due to plunging the oil price, which the country heavenly depends on petrol dollars. The International Monetary Fund estimated that Iran's oil revenues decreased by $20.1 billion to around $35 billion the current year, while GDP growth is estimated to be about -0.5 percent to 0.5 percent.

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  18. Iranian officials ban outdoor sport and close schools due to heavy pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | ABC News

    More than two weeks of heavy pollution has led Iranian officials on Wednesday to ban all outdoor sport and impose new traffic restrictions in the nation's capital Tehran. Tehran is experiencing its 18th straight day of dangerous levels of pollution which is being made worse by continuing cold weather Amidst the worst period of pollution in three years, primary schools and nurseries were also closed and new car exclusion zones imposed.

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  19. Tehran takes emergency measures after 18th day of bad airRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Yahoo!

    More than two weeks of heavy pollution led Iranian officials to ban all outdoor sport and impose new traffic restrictions Wednesday as persistent cold weather exacerbated Tehran's air quality problems. In the worst concerted period of pollution for three years, primary schools and nurseries were closed and new car exclusion zones imposed in the capital.

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  20. Muhammad: The Messenger of God': Film ReviewRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Part one of a projected trilogy on Islam's founding prophet, Muhammad: The Messenger of God arrives not as an inspired Quranic vision, but an awkward throwback to biblical-historical epics of the studio era. Writer-director Majid Majidi's passion project focuses on Muhammad's childhood and adolescence, and was seven years in the making, two of them spent in production and post.

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