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  1. Iranian military chief threatens to 'wipe Tel Aviv off the map'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Jerusalem Post

    General Mustafa Yazdi, the assistant chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, warned that "Iran will flatten Tel Aviv and Haifa if Israel perpetrates an attack on our country." Iranian clerics watch the firing of a Shahab-3 missile during a war game in a desert near the city of Qom.


  2. A tale of two crisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Times of Israel

    A construction site in Yazd, Iran, which maybe manages to meld the two main issues in the Israeli press on February 26, 2015. Many were perturbed on Wednesday when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to a damning state auditor report on the housing crisis by implying that the issue paled in comparison to the Iranian threat.


  3. UAE court sentences six Iranians to life in jail over British businessman's kidnapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Trend

    A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced six Iranians, three of them in absentia, to life in prison for kidnapping a British businessman who went missing in Dubai in 2013, Reuters reported on Feb. 26. Abbas Yazdi, a businessman of Iranian descent who owns a general trading company in Dubai, disappeared in June 2013 and his wife, Atena, told a UAE newspaper at the time that she feared he may have been kidnapped by Iranian intelligence officers. Prosecutors in Dubai have said the defendants attacked and drugged Yazdi and smuggled him out of the country to Iran through a port in the UAE emirate of Sharjah.


  4. 'You Are Invited:' Isolated Iran Seeks Foreign TouristsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | National Public Radio

    People ride a horse and carriage through Isfahan's central square in June 2014. With its immense mosques, picturesque bridges and ancient bazaar, Isfahan is a virtual living museum of Iranian traditional culture and is a top tourist destination.


  5. Shahriyar's Poetry Night Was Held In ArmeniaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Groong

    SHAHRIYAR'S POETRY NIGHT WAS HELD IN ARMENIA Iran Book News Agency Feb 16 2015 Publish Date : Monday 16 February 2015 - 18:54 IBNA- The literature meeting 'Shahriyar's poetry night' was held at Iran's Cultural Center in Armenia attended by a group of poets, literary figures, professors, scholars and students of Persian language and literature to review the literature of the Islamic Revolution. According to IBNA correspondent, quoting from the office of the Public Relations and Islamic Communications that the ceremony aimed to introducing the literature of the Islamic Revolution and the works of Shahriyar in particular to the guests by showing a film of him reciting a poem in the presence of the Supreme Leader.


  6. Three Graces from the Axis of EvilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | TrekEarth

    While sightseeing in Abyaneh, we met an excursion from the Yazd University of Architecture and Engineering students, the majority of whom were young women. They were so keen to talk to us and have photos taken with my wife and our friend Joy.


  7. BYOM -- bring your own menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The London Free Press

    If an app cooked up by two young Londoner entrepreneurs takes off, you could add restaurant menu to the list of tools whose best before date has passed. "We have changed the conventional menu into a direct communication channel between the patron and the restaurant," said Arash Tajalli-Yazdi, chief executive of MizPiz.


  8. Iranian tops harsh Lingayen - Baguio legRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Sun-Star

    IRANIAN Mirsamad Pourseyedigolakhour came out of nowhere to emerge on the top of the tough fourth and final stage of the 2015 Le Tour De Filipinas that saw some 15 other local and foreign squads racing to the finish at the Baguio Convention Center Wednesday morning. Pourseyedigolakhour of the TPT Cycling team topped the Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City Leg with an official time of 2 hours, 54 minutes and 1 second after ranking 41st in the Iba, Zambales to Lingayen third stage last Tuesday.


  9. 1000 Iranian workers continue strike on 3rd straight dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Trend

    Some 1000 workers of Safa Rolling and Pipe Mills Co. continued their strike on the third day, ILNA news agency reported Feb. 4. The report added that the workers congregated on the company's premises on Feb. 3 and demanded the company's authorities to pay their 4-month due wages as well as 16-month due insurance.


  10. Photos: Kerman holds biggest Zoroastrian Sadeh FestivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Payvand News of Iran

    The Zoroastrians marked Sadeh, an ancient feast celebrating the creation of fire, in Kerman last Friday. Sadeh has been observed since the days when Zoroastrianism was the dominant religion in the powerful Persian empire.


  11. Statoil paid former Iranian president's son $5 MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Trend

    Iranian MP Ahmad Tavakoli said Feb. 3 that the Norwegian oil company Statoil paid Mehdi Hashemi , the son of a former Iranian president $5.2 million in 2002 and 2003 for his influence in helping the company make a contract with Iran on the country's South Pars oil and gas field, Fars news agency reported. He added that the Norwegian company had also agreed to pay to the Iranian party $1 million each year for ten years, making the total payment $15.2 million.


  12. A Walk Through The Old Pastry Shops Of Downtown TehranRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Groong

    A WALK THROUGH THE OLD PASTRY SHOPS OF DOWNTOWN TEHRAN Our correspondent follows her nose to some remnants of a bygone age Hans bakery, Tehran, Iran Photograph: The Tehran Bureau Tehran Bureau correspondent Monday 2 February 2015 13.09 GMT "The Armenians, the Turks and the Greeks all claim to have invented Turkish coffee." "So who was it, really?" I ask.


  13. Give Us This Day Our Daily BreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | TrekEarth

    The daily purchase of bread done, the elderly woman has placed the bread on the side of the entrance to her well kept house, while she readies to open her front door. Her colourful attire reflects the stubbornness of the locals who for centuries have resisted the strict Islamic dress code.


  14. Iran's Towers of DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... drain and filter any washed away matter. Many of these sacrificial structures still dot the barren landscape of Yazd, Iran, although the practice has forcibly died out. In the 1970s, as the urban sprawl crept toward the ancient sites, ceremonial use ...


  15. Iran 'more welcoming than anywhere I've been'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    I was at a dusty bus station outside the desert city of Yazd, and I was being watched. Not just by this old man vigorously shaking my hand, but by his friend, and his friend's friend too.


  16. Iran: "Killing of Senior Hizbullah and IRGC Officials Will Hasten Israel's Destruction"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Enter Stage Right

    Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei posted on the main page of his personal site and tweeted on his Twitter account rare "unseen" pictures of him hugging and kissing Jihad Mughniyeh and his father, Imad. These testify to the profound tie Khamenei maintained with Imad Mughniyeh, a favorite of his from the start of Mughniyeh's activity in Lebanon until his February 2008 assassination in Damascus, and with his son.


  17. Iranian political and military leaders laud Qods Force general killed in SyriaRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Long War Journal

    The death of Brigadier General Mohammad-Ali Allah-Dadi, the latest Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Qods Force officer killed abroad, has generated an outpouring of condolences and support from Iran's political and military elite. Allah-Dadi, who had a distinguished career and solid Iran-Iraq War background, was killed by an Israeli helicopter assault in the Syrian city of Quneitra, in the Golan Heights. 1 comment

  18. Javad Zarif, the diplomat Iranian hardliners love to hateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif laughs with reporters before meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 A photo of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif strolling the streets of Geneva with US Secretary of State John Kerry last week has irked Iran's conservatives, who have called on him to "apologize to the Iranian people." Zarif, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, spent many years studying and working in the US and holds a PhD in international law from the University of Denver, and has long been regarded with suspicion by Iran's hardliners.


  19. Le Tour to heat up Panagbenga revelriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Sun-Star

    MORE than the thrill, the Union Cycliste Internationale sanctioned race Le Tour ng Pilipinas is returning to the Summer Capital with a tougher route. For the past years, the Le Tour made its way up to Baguio City via the Ambuclao road but this time around, cyclists are up for a big challenge as they make their way up to the mountain resort via the dreaded Kennon Road.


  20. Israel on edge after IDF kills Hizbollah commanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Jewish Chronicle

    An Israeli strike on a group of senior Hizbollah and Iranian officers could lead to an escalation on Israel's northern border, but for now seems to have wiped out a significant part of the Lebanese movement's military command. On Monday night, reports began to emerge that some northern IDF units had forbidden soldiers from taking leave, and on Tuesday the Israeli security cabinet convened a special meeting to discuss the situation along the border with Lebanon.