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  1. Iran embraces visitor with warm welcome, bazaars, mosquesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Philly.com

    For many years, I read about the rich history of Persia and yearned to see the wonders left behind in Iran, but when I told my friends I wanted to visit Iran, they thought I was crazy. They didn't believe it was safe, or they thought Iranians would be hostile toward Americans.

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  2. 15 Die After Bus Overturns in North IranRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Outlook

    Iran's state TV is reporting that 15 people have died after their bus crashed into a high-voltage electricity pylon and overturned in the north of the country. The report says dozens of passengers were injured during the incident.

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  3. Obama and Clinton Have Iranian AdvisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Urban Legends

    This image questioning the peculiarity of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama having "Iranian advisers by their sides at all times" misses the mark badly in that neither of the persons it pictures - Valerie Jarrett and Huma Abedin - is Iranian. The former is the child of two American-born U.S. citizens, and the latter is the American-born daughter of immigrants from India and Pakistan.

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  4. Azerbaijan organizes int'l events at high level - US diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    All international events are organized by Azerbaijan at a very high level, Derek Hogan, charge d'affaires of US embassy in Azerbaijan, told Trend July 22. Hogan said he has been working in Azerbaijan for three years and he has seen the Baku 2015 First European Games and the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe. Hogan also said he saw the National Gymnastics Arena for the first time and pointed to the great conditions there.

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  5. Coup de grace for Turkey tourist trade?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    With a state of emergency now in force, Turkish hoteliers and retailers say they're feeling a severe pinch as an already weakened tourism industry takes another hit after last week's abortive coup attempt. Hayley Platt reports.

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  6. Shaki sweets attract all those who have a sweet toothRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Today.Az

    Shaki, one of the most ancient cities of Azerbaijan, has opened its doors to the participants of the third International Festival of National Sweets. Co-organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Shaki City Executive Authority and Azerbaijan National Culinary Association, the festival brought together culinary experts from 19 regions of Azerbaijan and 8 countries, including Turkey, Indonesia, France, India, Greece, Russian Federation, Chuvash Republic, Uzbekistan, Iran, Ukraine and Ghana.

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  7. James Warlick: Any return to the use of force by the sides will be strongly condemnedRead the original story

    Thursday | Groong

    What are the substantive agreements reached in addition to agreeing on the need for continuing the talks? – The Minsk Group co-chair countries share the view that the sides need to strictly adhere to the ceasefire, implement the commitments of the Vienna and St. Petersburg meetings to reduce the risk of violence, and make progress in substantive talks.  Secretary Kerry and FM Lavrov reviewed the outcomes of recent meetings with the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan and discussed next steps within the Minsk Group format to advance these three goals.

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  8. Russian Railways invests RUB 779 million in reconstruction of railwaysRead the original story

    Thursday | AK&M

    In the first half of 2016, JSC Russian Railways invested more than RUB 779 million in the comprehensive reconstruction of the 9 km - Yurovsky - Anapa - Temryuk - Kavkaz section of North Caucasus Railways, the press service of Russian Railways informed. The total amount earmarked for this project this year exceeds RUB 3 billion.

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  9. Star Jordan Burroughs key to wrestling's popularity pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    In this May 19, 2016, file photo, Iran's Pehman Yarahmadi, left, grapples with Jordan Burroughs of the United States in a 163-pound match during the Beat the Streets wrestling exhibition in New York. Burroughs used his gold-medal moment at the 2012 Olympics in London to emerge as one of wrestling's biggest stars.

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  10. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz incorrectly states Iran celebrates 'Death to America Day': RNC 2016 Fact CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Plain Dealer

    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., speaks during the third day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz asserted in a speech at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night that Iran celebrates a holiday known as "Death to America Day."

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  11. Masally -- the alluring spot of AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Today.Az

    Masally is an extremely colorful and interesting region of Azerbaijan. This region has always attracted many tourists thanks to its unique historical monuments, picturesque and unique nature and hospitality of local residents.

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  12. Switzerland interested in Azerbaijan's energy industry, tourism, pharmaceuticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Today.Az

    Trend has had an interview with Ueli Maurer, head of the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, ex-president, who was on a visit to Baku on July 15-16. First of all, we would like to welcome you in Azerbaijan.

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  13. Sarkisian Discussed Possible Concessions During Artsakh Visit, Say Karabakh ActivistsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Groong

    Sarkisian Discussed Possible Concessions During Artsakh Visit, Say Karabakh Activists 19/7/16 Artsakh President Bako Sahakian greets President Serzh Sarkiasian when he arrived in Stepanakert in June YEREVAN-Details of Presidents Serzh Sarkisian's weekend trip to Stepanakert were overshadowed by the seizure of a police station in Yerevan on Sunday by a group loyal to the "Founding Parliament" calling itself the "Daredevils of Sassoun." Azatutyun.am reported Tueday that while in Stepanakert on Saturday, Sarksiain met with a group of Artsakh activists who played a major role in the Karabakh Liberation Movement in the late 1980s and early 1990s and discussed possible territorial concessions.

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    Tuesday Jul 19 | Groong

    Sarkisian Discussed Possible Concessions During Artsakh Visit, Say Karabakh Activists 19/7/16 Artsakh President Bako Sahakian greets President Serzh Sarkiasian when he arrived in Stepanakert in June YEREVAN-Details of Presidents Serzh Sarkisian's weekend trip to Stepanakert were overshadowed by the seizure of a police station in Yerevan on Sunday by a group loyal to the "Founding Parliament" calling itself the "Daredevils of Sassoun." Azatutyun.am reported Tueday that while in Stepanakert on Saturday, Sarksiain met with a group of Artsakh activists who played a major role in the Karabakh Liberation Movement in the late 1980s and early 1990s and discussed possible territorial concessions.

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  15. Kerry: US to Help Maintain 'Integrated' European Relationship After BrexitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Voice of America

    Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson listens as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a press conference at the Foreign Office in London, July 19, 2016. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will help ensure a strong alliance between the U.S., Britain and the European Union after Britain leaves the 28 nation organization.

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  16. 'Arab world won't go for Israeli diplomatic blitz, and Netanyahu knows it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Times of Israel

    Hailing Israel's still clandestine yet growing ties with Arab states has become a standard talking point in Benjamin Netanyahu's speeches. The Arabs realize that the world has changed and that Israel is not longer their enemy, the prime minister routinely argues, and although these contacts remain covert they could potentially become a catalyst for Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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  17. Stielike concerned about Chinese fans outnumbering Koreans in World Cup qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Korea Herald

    Korean men's football team head coach Uli Stielike said Tuesday he is worried about Chinese fans outnumbering home supporters when his side hosts the neighbors in the FIFA World Cup qualifier in September. For the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where 12 teams compete, Korea are paired with Iran, Uzbekistan, China, Qatar and Syria in Group A. Korea will open the final round on Sept.

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  18. Turkey reopens key route for oil, grains transit after coup attemptRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Marine News

    Turkish maritime authorities have reopened Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait to transiting tankers after shutting it earlier on Saturday for several hours following what the government said was an attempted coup by a faction in the military. The Bosphorus is one of world's most important chokepoints for the maritime transit of oil with over three percent of global supply - mainly from Russia and the Caspian Sea - passing through the 17-mile waterway that connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean.

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  19. Turkey Reopens Key Shipping Route After Coup AttemptRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Marine News

    Turkish maritime authorities have reopened Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait to transiting tankers after shutting it earlier on Saturday for several hours following what the government said was an attempted coup by a faction in the military. The Bosphorus is one of world's most important chokepoints for the maritime transit of oil with over three percent of global supply - mainly from Russia and the Caspian Sea - passing through the 17-mile waterway that connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean.

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  20. AZAL: Passengers of cancelled flights to be flown to Turkey on wide-body planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Today.Az

    Passengers of the cancelled Istanbul flights of Azerbaijan Airlines will be flown from Baku to Turkey on a wide-body plane on July 16 evening, AZAL spokesman Pasha Kasamanski told Trend July 16. He said the passengers of the cancelled flights from Istanbul to Baku can also fly to Azerbaijan on that plane. Therefore, the passengers of J2-8076 and J2-8080 flights in Istanbul are recommended to change their tickets for J2-8078 flight at booking offices.

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