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  1. Disabled push for a better life in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | BBC News

    "London has completely changed my life," says 31-year old Marjan Kalanaki, a post-graduate computer science student from Tehran who now lives in the UK. "Sometimes I can't believe how independent I have become and how easily I can get by on my own."


  2. U.S. Urges Iran To Release Ex-Marine HekmatiRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging Iran to free former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati from four years of "unjust detention." August 29 will mark the fourth anniversary of Hekmati's imprisonment on what Kerry called "false espionage charges" while Hekmati was visiting relatives in the Islamic republic.


  3. Family to mark Michigan man's 4th year in an Iranian prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

    Tomorrow, the family of a Flint man will mark the fourth year of his being held in an Iranian prison cell. Amir Hekmati's family and supporters plan to gather in Bay City to mark the anniversary of his arrest on spying charges.


  4. Petrofac reports first-half lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Sunday Herald

    Petrofac reported a net loss for the first half, hurt by a steep increase in costs at its Shetland Islands project, and said it still expected net profit for the year to be weighted towards the second half. Shares in the oilfield services company rose 2.4 percent to 748.5 pence on Tuesday on the London Stock Exchange.


  5. VIDEO: Dealing with disability in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Marjan, 31, was born in Tehran and came to the UK four years ago to do a post grad degree in computer science at the University of London. When she was 21 she broke her back in an accident and now has to use crutches and a mobility scooter to get around.


  6. Shagen Pavlovich ArakelyanRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Burlington Free Press

    Shagen was born November 7, 1933 to Pavel and Asthik Arakelyan-Sogomonyan in Azerbaijan.


  7. Miri Regev's illustrious companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jerusalem Post

    Austrian emperor Franz is said to have refused to have anything to do the with the composer Ludwig van Beethoven on the grounds that the man and his music were revolutionary. The emperor is in illustrious company: Minister of Culture and Sport Miri Regev now apparently wants nothing to do with one of the great composer's greatest interpreters, the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim.


  8. Saudi King Salman to Visit Obama Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Voice of America

    U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at Erga Palace in Riyadh, Jan. 27, 2015. Saudi King Salman is visiting Washington next week to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama about several Middle East issues.


  9. Hammond nuanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jewish Chronicle

    Interviewed after the reopening of our embassy in Tehran on Monday, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond remarked that Iran now has a "more nuanced approach" to Israel. Given that the previous day Ayatollah Khamenei had again called for "death to Israel", one could only wonder what this nuance involved.


  10. Koh-i-noor to end production in ChinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Radio Prague

    Iconic Czech company Koh-i-noor says that after 11 years it is going to end some of its production in China and bring it back to the Czech Republic. Production in China is not as cheap as it once was and the company wants to safeguard its production at home.


  11. The old US embassy, museum in Tehran: Inside the 'US den of espionage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 |

    In Tehran, the abandoned US embassy has been turned into a museum that is rarely open to the public. But we're in luck, and treated to a tour with a young guide who loses no opportunity to expound on the sins of what is now known as the "US den of espionage".


  12. Coalition urges lawmakers to release ethics report on Azerbaijan tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Chron

    Oil derricks are reflected in a polluted puddle on the shore of the Caspian Sea just outside the capital Baku in 2005. WASHINGTON - A coalition of civic groups and academics is calling for the release of an independent watchdog agency report on a 2013 congressional trip to a conference sponsored by Azerbaijan's state-owned oil company that was attended by four Texas lawmakers.


  13. Iranian airlines negotiate with Russia to buy Superjet 100 aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Trend

    Iranian Kish Air, Zagros and Caspian companies are the three airlines interested in using the aircraft in their fleet, the Islamic Republic's Fars news agency reported August 26. Meanwhile Sorena Sattari, the Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology who is visiting Moscow said that buying the Superjet 100 aircraft is on the agenda, underlining that Iranian companies are interested in this modern plane due to its low cost. He said an international consortium manufactures the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, underlining that the aircraft is completely different with other Russian passenger planes.


  14. Travel alert declared for Middle East over MERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The China Post

    Travelers to the Middle East should be on the alert as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has been escalating in that region, the Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday. The disease is concentrated mainly in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, where around 100 MERS cases had been reported as of late July, the CDC said.


  15. Historic Chimney in Baku Will Be at the Heart of a New Shopping...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ThomasNet

    Historic Chimney in Baku Will Be at the Heart of a New Shopping Complex Thanks to the Innovation of Newport Firm Cintec Cintec International is ensuring that a historic industrial chimney will be at the heart of The Twin Towers Port of Baku scheme. A demolition-threatened historic chimney in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku will now be the centre point of a multi-million pound new shopping complex thanks to the innovation of a Newport-based structural engineering firm.


  16. Russia to import drone technology from IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Airport Business

    Aug. 26--Russia wants to import the technology of one of the Iranian-made drones, Manouchehr Manteghi, secretary of Iran 's Technology Development and Knowledge-based Aviation and Aeronautical Industries Headquarters said. Manteghi, who is visiting Moscow, said that the two parties are negotiating on the issue Iran 's Fars news agency reported August 26. Iran earlier gave Russia a copy of ScanEagle- a US spy drone as proof that its elite forces have reverse-engineered and mass produced the American unmanned aerial vehicle.


  17. Jews in UK Protest Reopening Tehran EmbassyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Jewish Leadership Council chairman warns 'Iran shows no sign of changing behavior,' urges UK to 'be vigilant about Iranian threat to world.'


  18. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 |

    Washington- David Duke, the anti-Semitic former Ku Klux Klan leader, praised Republican front-runner Donald Trump for his immigration policy proposals and said Trump is "the best of the lot." After ranting about "Jewish supremacy" and Jewish domination of the media, Duke took time out of two of his radio programs last week to talk up TrumpA s candidacy as a "great thing," praising the Republican candidateA s plan to deport the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. A senior Iranian official on Tuesday said Israel "should be annihilated," and that the thawing relations with the West would not translate into a shift in Tehran's position concerning the Jewish state.


  19. Abbas in i ght to maintain position of power in Palestinian AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Jewish Chronicle

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's resignation from his post as president of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation's Executive Committee has fuelled speculation that he may be planning to step down from his position as president of the Palestinian Authority as well. Palestinian sources have been warning for months that if the deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians remains, Mr Abbas would resign and effectively disband the PA, leaving Israel with full responsibility for the West Bank.


  20. Azerbaijanis deprived of Sarsang reservoir water use due to Armenian aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Today.Az

    A rapporteur from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will address the parliament with a report on Armenian 'water terror.' PACE rapporteur Milica Markovic is currently on an official visit to Azerbaijan.