Shiraz, Iran Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Millions of Iranians vote in electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Times of Oman

    An Iranian woman shows her inked finger after casting her ballot at a polling station in Tehran on February 26, 2016. Photo - AFP An Iranian woman shows her inked finger after casting her ballot at a polling station in Tehran on February 26, 2016.

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  2. Millions vote in Iran poll set to shape post-sanctions eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Millions of Iranians voted in high-stake elections on Friday that could shift the balance of power within the hardline-controlled Islamic elite by ushering in a reformist comeback or help conservatives tighten their grip on power. The contest is seen by some analysts as a make-or-break moment that could shape the future for the next generation, in a country where nearly 60 per cent of the 80 million population is under 30. Participation appeared enthusiastic and relaxed in the first polls since a nuclear deal last year led to a lifting of sanctions and deeper diplomatic engagement abroad.

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  3. the Face of Shi'Ism:Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | BrothersJudd Blog

    President Hassan Rouhani's office sent a text message to voters, saying, "Dear people of Iran, the country needs your votes. Friday, Feb. 26, will determine a hopeful future for Iran."

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  4. Iranians Vote In First Election Since Nuclear DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Iranians go to the polls on February 26 in elections that could have far-reaching consequences for the future of the Islamic republic. With decades of experience in a system that routinely locks them out of the election process, Iran's reformists prepare to vote.

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  5. Western media delusions about Iranian 'moderates' and 'free' electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | American Thinker

    There were early signs of enthusiastic participation in Iran's first polls since a nuclear deal last year led to a lifting of sanctions and deeper diplomatic engagement abroad. Long queues formed at polling stations in the capital and state television showed throngs of voters in Ahvaz and Shiraz.

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  6. Iran's Rouhani says he welcomes new parliament with any compositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Today.Az

    After casting votes at the parliament and Assembly of Experts elections in Tehran, Rouhani said that Iranians now decide on the future of Iran, IRNA reported on Feb.26. He added that the elections are being held in full security and stability with passionate presence of voters.

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  7. Italy's Finergy to build 3 solar power plants in IranRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Tehran Times

    The Italian company, Finergy S.R.L, has agreed to fund and construct three solar power plants with a total capacity of 10 megawatts in the Iranian cities of Kerman, Yazd, and Shiraz. The decision was made during a recent meeting held in Tehran between the top managers of Finergy and senior Iranian officials from the Ministry of Energy and Renewable Energy Organization, the Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday.

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  8. Siamak Namazi, American Businessman Jailed In Iran, Tries Hunger StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    A U.S. businessman jailed in Iran has tried going on a hunger strike to improve his condition and has not been allowed to speak to his lawyer, relatives say. Siamak Namazi, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen, was detained by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in October while visiting relatives, according to his family.

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  9. NPR reporter Steve Inskeep's negative, shoddy reporting on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    Steve Inskeep of NPR went to Iran for a short while several weeks ago to report on the public mood following the JCPOA. His trip was widely reported on NPR and on February 19 he got to repeat a summary of his conclusions on the PBS NewsHour .

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  10. At Persepolis, Iran's Grand Past Overshadows Its Frustrating PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | National Public Radio

    We are near the end of a journey through Iran, where we traveled after some economic sanctions were lifted in January. We sought clues to the future amid the clamor of Tehran subway trains and among the pious at religious shrines.

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  11. Latest News : Ensembles from Germany, Tajikistan, India perform at Fajr festivalRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Tehran Times

    The Leipzig String Quartet from Germany, the Badakhshan Ensemble from Tajikistan, and several musicians from India gave performances in Tehran on the seventh night of the 31st Fajr International Music Festival on Tuesday. Vahdat Hall hosted Leipzig String Quartet members Matthias Moosdorf , Ivo Bauer and Tilman Buning , in a performance of compositions by Beethoven and Mozart, followed by Brahms after the intermission.

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  12. Shirazeh Houshiary: STPI to present new works for artist's first solo show in Southeast AsiaRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    ... will stir the senses, and encourage viewers to feel rather than analyze and comprehend. Houshiary was born in Shiraz, Iran, where she attended university before moving to London where she currently lives and works. She studied at Chelsea School of ...

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  13. The Carpet Weaver Of ShirazRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    We met a carpet weaver in the ancient city of Shiraz. She spends her days on the floor of a little room.

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  14. 34 incredibly beautiful reasons to visit IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | CNN

    Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji's amazing photos of Iran are a great introduction to some of the country's rich cultural attractions. Among them is this literary institute in Shiraz, which has a reputation as a city of great poets and poems.

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  15. The power of the verses by 14th century Persian poet Hafez draws tourists to his tomb in Shiraz.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    The 14th century Persian poet Hafez is buried in Shiraz, the city where he lived almost 700 years ago. He remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of romance and other topics that are not obviously embraced in the modern-day Islamic Republic.

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  16. In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts AflameRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | National Public Radio

    The 14th century Persian poet Hafez is buried in Shiraz, the city where he lived almost 700 years ago. He remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of romance and other topics that are not obviously embraced in the modern-day Islamic Republic.

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  17. Travel: 34 Incredibly Beautiful Reasons To Visit IranRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Groong

    One look at this collection of images is going to pile on even more pressure to get there quick. They're taken by Iranian photographer Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, who made a name for himself with a collection of gorgeous, intricate shots of Iranian mosques.

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  18. Refugees dream of England, at Belgian portRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Brussels: For months Iranian Christian migrants have been sleeping in a makeshift shelter outside a church in the Belgian port town of Zeebrugge, from where they hope to smuggle themselves over to Britain. The growing numbers in the North Sea port has prompted growing fears of another Calais "Jungle", with local authorities even warning residents not to feed the migrants in a bid to discourage them from staying.

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  19. Iran seeks tourism boost as nuclear chill endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    Long seen as a destination strewn with shortcomings, Iran is making a fresh pitch for tourists, with the recent lifting of economic sanctions providing an opportunity to cash in. The tourism industry has been overlooked by successive governments in Tehran but the deal Iran struck with world powers over its nuclear program last summer could change that.

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  20. Iran seeks tourism millions as nuclear chill endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Peninsula

    This file photo taken on February 28, 2015 shows skiers sit on a ski lift over the Darbandsar ski resort, 60 kms northeast of Tehran. Long seen as a destination strewn with shortcomings, Iran is making a fresh pitch for tourists, with the recent lifting of economic sanctions providing an opportunity to cash in.

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