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  1. Armenia-Iran Railway May Fall Victim To Easing Of SanctionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Groong

    IRAN RAILWAY MAY FALL VICTIM TO EASING OF SANCTIONS Silk Road Reporters Sept 1 2015 Published by John C. K. Daly Nine months ago Armenia and Iran signed an agreement to construct a railway between their nations. At the time, it seemed a win-win deal for both nations, Armenia having closed borders with both Azerbaijan and Turkey, and Iran hemmed in by sanctions.


  2. Israel's Unlawful Killing of Palestinian Children Slammed by US RepresentativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Amnesty International USA

    Mohammad Abu Daher was shot to death by Israeli troops near the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 15, 2014. On May 15th of 2014, Israeli forces unlawfully shot and killed Palestinian teenagers Nadeem Nawara, 17, and Mohammad Abu Daher, 16. They were shot dead outside Israel's Ofer military base in the West Bank, part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories.


  3. Iran's ambassador calls priorities of country's policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Trend

    One of the priorities of Iran's policy is to strengthen the relations with neighboring countries and to develop the mutually beneficial cooperation, Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayin told Trend in connection with the week of the state in the country. Pak Ayin stressed that the development of relations between Iran and Azerbaijan is an example for the neighboring countries.


  4. Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, India to discuss coordination of customs conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Trend

    The heads of the customs services of Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran and India will discuss the coordination of customs conditions as part of the North-South corridor project in the near future, Indian Ambassador to Russia Pound Srinivasan Raghavan said in an interview with RIA Novosti Aug. 18. "Here we can mention about the importance of the North-South project," the ambassador said. "We are actively working on the launch of this project because this will reduce the costs twofold.


  5. French company eyeing investments in Iran's aviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Today.Az

    Iran said a leading French company specializing in airport architecture and engineering voiced interest in the development of three key airport projects in the country. Mohammad Khodakarami, the caretaker director of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization, has told the Iranian media that ADPI Group is already engaged in talks with Iranian officials over the expansion of Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport, as well as the development of Mashhad and Shiraz airports, Press TV reported.


  6. Some 32 foreign airlines making flights to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Airport Business

    Russia's Aeroflot, UAE's Air Arabia, Italy's Alitalia, Turkey's Atlas Jet, Azerbaijan's Azal, Greece's Aegean, Bahrain's Gulf Air, Germany's Lufthansa, Saudi Arabian Airlines, and Ukraine International Airlines are among the mentioned airlines, Iran's IRIB reported on August 8. Foreign airlines make flights from 32 points across the world to Iran's cities of Tehran, Shiraz, Abadan, Isfahan, Mashhad, Urmia, Rasht, Tabriz, Ahwaz, Bandar Abbas, and Kermanshah.


  7. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Daily Star

    Witnesses say a large fireball was seen in the sky before crashing in Avaj in the Qazvin province of the country. Mohammad Ali Ahani, director of Iran's Qazvin Crisis Management organisation, confirmed to the media that a large rock hit on July 31. Rock pieces are also thought to have hit the area of Eshtehard, in the Alborz province, according to a local governor.


  8. Source of Iran's Sefid Rud dries upRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2015 | Tehran Times

    An official at the Department of Environment said on Sunday that since May 2015, the source of Sefid Rud has dried up, leading to an unprecedented water crisis in the region, IRNA news agency reported. The Sefid Rud is a river approximately 670 kilometers long, rising in northwestern Iran and flowing generally northeast to meet the Caspian Sea at Rasht.


  9. Musicians to heat up Iranian halls with summer concertsRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2015 | Tehran Times

    Music bands, traditional ensembles and symphony orchestras have arranged a series of programs this summer to entertain music fans in Tehran and several other cities across the country. Pop singer Mohsen Yeganeh will give a concert at Enqelab Sports Complex in Astara, Gilan Province tonight.


  10. Removing sanctions on Iran to help expand co-op with Azerbaijan in all areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Trend

    Realization of deals between Iran and P5+1, and the subsequent lifting of sanctions won't harm the relations between Iran and Azerbaijan, Mehdi Mohtashami, the head of the secretariat of the Azerbaijan-Iran intergovernmental commission for cooperation in trade, economic and humanitarian spheres, told Trend in an exclusive interview Aug. 3. The deal on Iran's nuclear program was concluded July 14 between Iran and the P5+1, which includes China, France, Russia, the US, the UK and Germany. Mohtashami said, perhaps, the lifting of sanctions will help remove the barriers to the development of relations between Iran and Azerbaijan, and expand cooperation between the two countries in all areas.


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

    Jul 21, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 20, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 16, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 15, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 11, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 10, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 5, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 5, 2015 | 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.