Tehran, Iran Newswire

Tehran, Iran Newswire

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  1. Execution of man arrested at 16 exposes Iran's disregard for child rightsRead the original story

    Friday May 26 | Amnesty International

    Iran has demonstrated its utter disregard for children's rights by executing a man arrested for a crime committed while he was 16 years old in a brazen violation of international human rights law, said Amnesty International. The man, who has been identified in state media only by the name "Asqar", was sentenced to death by public hanging nearly 30 years ago.

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  2. Saudi Arabia, US funding 'terrorism' in middle East: RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Supporters of newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dance during a gathering to celebrate his victory at the Vanak square in downtown Tehran Iran welcomes cooperation at all levels to bring stability to the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart on Monday, hours after US President Donald Trump lambasted Tehran again as he tours the region. Rouhani was asked about a recent arms deal between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia worth nearly $110 billion, which is set to reach $350 billion over 10 years, plus a series of other deals.

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  3. Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race to back cleric RaisiRead the original story

    Thursday May 25 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    A conservative candidate dropped out of Iran's presidential election on Monday to back a hard-liner, state television reported , narrowing the field of those hoping to unseat moderate President Hassan Rouhani . Pedestrians walk under an electoral banner of presidential candidate Ebraim Raisi in a square in downtown Tehran, Iran, Thursday, May 11, 2017.

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  4. Russia, China congratulate Rouhani on re-election as Iran's presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Rouhani, 68, faces the same limits on his power to transform Iran that prevented him from delivering social change in his first term and that also thwarted Khatami, who failed to deliver on a reform agenda as President from 1997 to 2005. Supporters of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani celebrate after he won the presidential election in Tehran, Iran , Saturday, May 20 , 2017.

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  5. AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Powhatan Today

    ... members of the media while voting for the presidential and municipal councils election at a polling station in Tehran, Iran. For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the easy part. His wide-margin victory over a ...

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  6. Iran announces completion of 3rd ballistic missile factoryRead the original story

    Thursday May 25 | Newkerala.com

    Tehran [Iran], May 25 : Iran has announced the completion of a third underground ballistic missile production factory and said the country will keep developing its missile programme to deter any military assault. This new development is likely to fuel tensions with the United States as U.S. President Donald Trump has termed Iran "a sponsor of militant groups and a threat to Middle East peace".

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  7. Senate panel backs bill to authorize new sanctions on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | News9 Oklahoma City

    (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi). Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. Rouhani, a cleric whose administration struck the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers, decisively won a second term in ...

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  8. Iran claims third underground missile production site builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Washington Post

    TEHRAN, Iran - An Iranian semi-official news agency says the country's powerful Revolutionary Guard has built a third underground facility designated to produce ballistic missiles. The semi-official Fars news agency on Thursday quoted the chief of paramilitary's airspace division, Gen.

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  9. Azerbaijan's envoy to Iran promotes tourist attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Tehran, Iran, May 25 By Mehdi Sepahvand, Khalid Kazimov - Trend: Azerbaijani Ambassador to Iran Bunyad Huseynov has presented his country's tourist attractions in Tehran. Addressing a conference on tourism, Bunyad Huseynov encouraged Iranian tour operators to launch tours to rural regions of his country and take part in international events in Azerbaijan.

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  10. Trump Administration Taking a Hard Line Against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Weekly Standard

    An Iranian Mahan Air passenger plane takes off as a plane of Iran's national air carrier, Iran Air, is parked at left, at Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran. The Trump administration is reviewing the licenses for commercial air sales to Iran.

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  11. Uzbek president takes part in Arab Islamic American SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 25 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    A supporter of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani holds his poster as she celebrates his victory in the presidential election in Tehran Iran Earlier Iran accused the U.S. of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists " in the Middle East and of spreading "Iranophobia". Reports have also emerged that Trump called Comey "a nut job" and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has identified a senior White House official as a "significant person of interest" in its probe of Russian meddling.

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  12. Worry about Saudi carrying out another 9/11: Iran to TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Big News Network.com

    ... EC on behalf of Big News Network. London [U.K.], May 22 (ANI): Rejecting Donald Trump's continuous attacks on Tehran, Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif Khonsari said that the U.S. President should rather discuss how to prevent Saudi ...

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  13. Lick the Plate: Introducing Peachy's Market & GrillMay 24, 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday May 24 | The Coast News

    ... on. We had a conversation recently to learn more about Amir and the new Peachy's Market & Grill. I am from Tehran, Iran, and Persian food is what I grew up with. I left Iran when I was 18 though. I arrived in Atlanta 1979 after getting my bachelor's ...

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  14. Turkey hopes Rouhani's 2nd term would bring peace to regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Tehran, Iran, May 24 By Mehdi Sepahvand, Khalid Kazimov- Trend: Turkey enjoys good ties with President Hassan Rouhani's government, Turkish Ambassador to Iran, Riza Hakan Tekin told Trend. "We [Turkey] have very good relations with Doctor Rouhani's government, so we are happy to see that he got reelected," the envoy told Trend's correspondent in Tehran.

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  15. Iran, Spanish company sign $615 million deal for oil pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... digital newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran has signed a deal worth $615 million - or euros 550 million - with a Spanish-Iranian consortium under which the ...

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  16. SA Agro-processing sector to be showcased in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Iol.co.za

    South African companies in the agro-processing sector are showcasing their products at the 24th annual International Agricultural Trade Fair taking place in Tehran, Iran. All participating companies received financial support from the Department of Trade and Industry's Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme .

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  17. Minister: Tehran-Baku ties to boom in Rouhani's 2nd termRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | Trend

    Tehran, Iran, May 24 By Mehdi Sepahvand, Khalid Kazimov- Trend: Iran and Azerbaijan will witness a considerable progress in bilateral ties over the next four years, Iranian ICT Minsiter Mahmoud Vaezi told Trend. "Considering President [Hassan] Rouhani's approach, the trust built up between the two presidents and also friendly ties between Dr Rouhani and President Ilham Aliyev, I have no doubt that we will take many positive steps in President Rouhani's second term," Vaezi, who is the co-chairman of Azerbaijan-Iran Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation told Trend.

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  18. Amber Alert issued for missing 12-year-old girlRead the original story

    Tuesday May 23 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... affordable and something pegged to last a day. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. Our missiles are for peace and for defence. Urbanski was arrested at the scene, police said, and ...

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  19. Rouhani re-elected as Iran's 12th President with thumping majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    A supporter holds a poster of Iranian presidential candidate cleric Ebrahim Raisi the main challenger of President Hassan Rouhani outside a polling station for the presidential and municipal councils election in Tehran Iran Friday "I am the president of the nation and need assistance from every single Iranian, even those who oppose me and my policies". Many wore purple ribbons in support of Rouhani as well as green of the reformist movement crushed by security forces after a 2009 election, whose leaders have been under house arrest since 2011.

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  20. France gainsays Trump, highlights Iran's role in Mideast peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... wrong interpretations of the region", Rouhani added. Associated Press writers Nasser Karimi and Amir Vahdat in Tehran, Iran; Geir Moulson in Berlin and Jon Gambrell in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, contributed to this report. Be Civil - It's OK to ...

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