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  1. Young woman drives right into police stationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Tehran Times

    A woman who was trying to get out of parking space drove her car into the glass door of a police station in the city of Rasht in Gilan Province, the Ettelaat newspaper reported on Tuesday. Colonel Mohammadreza Jafari Qeirqah said on Sunday noon a Peugeot Pars, parked on side of the street, suddenly and violently slammed into the glass front door of the police department full speed and shattered the entire glass.


  2. Cleveland Museum of Art announces Muhammad Shah's Persion Tent ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

    ... with white silk chain-stitch embroidery on contrasting colors of fulled wool, a type of work associated with Rasht, Iran." Visitors to the exhibit will be allowed to enter the tent (that is installed on a platform) up to the center pole in order to ...


  3. Exhibit of Persian tent starting Sunday at the Cleveland Museum of Art coincides by chance with Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Cleveland.com

    Exhibit of Persian tent starting Sunday at the Cleveland Museum of Art coincides by chance with Iran nuclear deal "It's fabulous, fabulous," Louise Mackie, the museum's textiles curator, said Wednesday as she watched technicians put the final touches on an installation in the museum's textile gallery that will allow visitors to enter the tent like Persian royalty. "I think for visitors, there's a buzz," she said Wednesday during a visit to the gallery.


  4. Iran sees to expand cooperation with Azerbaijan in trade, energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Today.Az

    Iran intends to expand cooperation with Azerbaijan in the trade and energy sectors, Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen told journalists on July 15. He was commenting on the impact of the lifting of economic, financial, and energy sanctions imposed on Iran on the development of bilateral relations between the two countries. Pak Ayeen said that in recent years, relations between Iran and Azerbaijan have been developing rapidly and the lifting of sanctions will allow developing these relations even further.


  5. Iran's leader calls for continued anti-US struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Baltimore Sun

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech in a public gathering in the city of Rasht during his tour to the northern province of Gilan, Iran, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech in a public gathering in the city of Rasht during his tour to the northern province of Gilan, Iran, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.


  6. ECO and South Caspian region transportation hub on North-South CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Trend

    By Mahmood Khaghani A long-awaited inter-regional connectivity aspiration of "bridging North-South Corridor's missing link" through the South Caspian became a reality with the inauguration of railway of Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran by the Presidents of these Economic Cooperation Organisation Member States on 3rd December 2014 in Inche Boroon / Akyayla border. A number of ministers, high dignitaries, ambassadors and high-level representatives of the ECO countries, ECO Secretary General Ambassador Shamil Aleskerov and international and regional organizations also attended the Event.


  7. Life as it was: A treasure trove of cultural heritageRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | Tehran Times

    For many people, the museums are associated with cavernous rooms and deep corridors filled with hospital-like hallways, but it is not the case with the Guilan Rural Heritage Museum, the only open-air museum in Iran! The rural civilization and culture is manifested in the museum through transferring the real scale buildings in a location similar to its primary place. Walking through Guilan Rural Heritage Museum, I glow with pride about my ancestors, who perceived nature that had surrounded them in their ordinary life so deeply.


  8. Iran, Russia discuss direct airline after sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Al Bawaba

    Head of Iran-Russia Joint Chamber of Commerce says the two countries are taking new steps to boost bilateral trade and have already launched a direct shipping line in a bid to achieve this goal. Asadollah Asgarowladi was quoted by Fars news agency as saying that Tehran and Moscow are bent on further expansion of bilateral trade in all fields and in addition to launching the shipping line, are planning to open a direct airline between the two countries in a month.


  9. Additional countries can join North-South project - Russian RailwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Trend

    North-South transport corridor project that brings together Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran, can involve other countries as well, Vladimir Yakunin, head of JSC Russian Railways told Trend June 30. He said that the project for construction of Rasht-Astara railway is only at the design stage for the present. For instance, the participation of India and Oman which are the members of the Coordinating Council of the North-South project and are interested in developing various cargo supply routes via this corridor can be considered, he added.


  10. Rudbar-Manjil Earthquake: Hearts that are still shakingRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Who could imagine that 1990 Brazil v Scotland football match would have survived thousands of people in a faraway country? However no one watched the play to the end in Iran's northern province of Guilan. An earthquake with a moment magnitude of 7.4 devastated northern cities of Rudbar and Manjil in the middle of match.


  11. What's in art galleriesRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Tehran Times

    The exhibit runs until July 6 at the gallery located at 1 Jila Alley, Basiri St. in the Qolhak neighborhood. Needle painting * A collection of needle paintings by Tajsar Jafari is on display at the Fereshteh branch of the Book City Institute.


  12. Breeze of Paradise: Subatan, a lesser-known gift of natureRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Tehran Times

    In every corner of Iran, you can find places with paradisiacal sceneries and untainted nature; which charms each visitor. Due to the green nature of northern Iran, this part of the country houses several such dream-like places.


  13. Iran to host 7th Caspian port directors summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Today.Az

    Iran is going to host the 7th joint meeting of the port managers of the Caspian Sea littoral countries, Jalil Eslami, deputy director of ports and special zones of Iran's Ports and Sailing Organization told Trend June 10. The meeting- to be held in November- will be attended by all Caspian Sea littoral state officials in ports and maritime affairs, he said. According to Eslami, the sides will discuss a broad range of issues related to maritime transport, maritime engineering cooperation, ports and infrastructure, maritime security, the Caspian Sea, related education, etc.


  14. Latest News : Tehran galleries hold retrospective of artist Bahman MohassesRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Two galleries in Tehran are holding a retrospective of painter and sculptor Bahman Mohasses in a joint project. Entitled "60 Pieces of a Lost Object", a selection of artworks containing works from different periods of works are put on display at the Arya and Ab Anbar galleries, the Persian service of Honaronline announced on Wednesday.


  15. Iran: 115 executions in two weeksRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Scoop

    Following the wave of executions in different cities in Iran, the anti-human clerical regime sent another 30 prisoners to the gallows from April 22 to April 26. Nine prisoners were collectively hanged on April 22 in Vakil Abad prison in Shiraz. On April 23, sixteen other prisoners in Bandar Abbas, Kerman and Jiroft were executed.


  16. Iran: Metal wall being built around Parliament raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iranian MPs have spoken out against the construction of a wall around the parliament building that began in March. The wall is meant as a security measure against protest gatherings.


  17. Cleveland Museum of Art acquires rare imperial Persian tent visitors can enter like royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    By asking the right art dealer the right question at the right time, the Cleveland Museum of Art has acquired what it believes to be the only imperial Iranian tent in an American art museum. The tent, a legacy of the 19th-century Qajar Dynasty , is inscribed with the name of Muhammad Shah , who ruled from 1834 to 1848 over a territory slightly larger than present-day Iran that stretched into portions of present day present-day Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Armenia.


  18. Obama Hints at Possible Compromise on Iran SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | News Max

    President Barack Obama is now saying sanctions on Iran could be lifted just after a deal concludes this summer on its nuclear capability, depending on whether they could be quickly reimposed if Tehran violates the agreement. "Our main concern here is making sure that if Iran doesn't abide by its agreement that we don't have to jump through a whole bunch of hoops in order to reinstate sanctions," Obama said during a Friday news conference, reports The Wall Street Journal.


  19. Iran-U.S. differences over nuclear deal widenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | KYTX-TV News

    ... path ahead of us towards the final deal," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in the northern Iranian city of Rasht, Iran's Tasnim News Agency reported Thursday. But there seems to be an international "will" to conclude a deal, he said. Tuesday, ...


  20. Sen. Kirk: United States, Allies, Must Not End Sanctions on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | News Max

    The United States and its negotiating partners must continue to use the threat of strong sanctions against Iran to prevent the country from moving on to increase its nuclear capabilities Sen. Mark Kirk, who co-authored the Senate's sanctions legislation, warned Saturday. "'Lately, Iran has tried to backtrack on the promises they made to President Obama," said the Republican Illinois lawmaker in Saturday's weekly GOP address.