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  1. Unknown Tehran is now available for foreign touristsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The website, which is found on, is the English version of the Persian portal The website covers different fields of tourism for enthusiasts including eco tourism, sport tourism, cultural tourism, religious tourism and urban tourism.


  2. Russia a Rare Destination for Syrians Seeking RefugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Voice of America

    This photo from the Syrian news agency SANA shows Syrians in front of the Russian Embassy in Damascus expressing their thanks to Russia for its intervention, Oct. 13, 2015. Few Syrians who leave their country, however, are finding Russia to be a safe haven.


  3. Iran plans $25 billion rail investment splurgeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran has chalked up a plan for $25 billion of investment to modernize and expand its rail network, Managing Director of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Mohsen Poursaeed-Aqaei says. The country is courting investors with a number of incentives as it seeks to turn into a regional transportation hub by establishing a railway corridor linking the Persian Gulf and the subcontinent to the Central Asia and beyond.


  4. Local Creators Explore the History of Iranian Revolution in a Comic About Talking FishRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Style Weekly

    James Moffitt and Bizhan Khodabandeh will be releasing the third issue of "The Little Red Fish" during the second annual Sink/Swim Indie Comic Expo. You know those people who always talk about the great projects they want to work on, but never do? James Moffitt doesn't like those people.


  5. Azerbaijani cyclist tours Silk RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Cycling is gaining popularity in Azerbaijan. More and more Azerbaijanis prefer to ride on two wheels while traveling in cities and around the country.


  6. Japan ready to increase Iran oil importsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh said on Monday that Japan has voiced readiness to increase imports of Iranian oil as soon as the US-engineered sanctions against Iran are lifted, Press TV reported. Zanganeh told reporters after meeting the visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida that Tokyo has agreed to increase its oil exports from Iran to the levels that existed before the sanctions.


  7. Nagorno-Karabakh: OSCE Preparing Meeting Between Ilham Aliyev And Serzh SargsyanRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Groong

    KARABAKH: OSCE PREPARING MEETING BETWEEN ILHAM ALIYEV AND SERZH SARGSYAN Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Oct 12 2015 Oct 12 - 3:06 pm OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier said at the Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Moscow that the organization started to organize a possible meeting between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan, to address the problem of Nagorno-Karabakh. This statement was made after the discussion of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha.


  8. Japan aims to strengthen cooperation with IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NHK World

    Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida is visiting Iran with Japan's business leaders in a bid to boost cooperation between the 2 countries. Kishida met his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Monday.


  9. 'Summer with VTB' campaign increases noncash turnover with Visa cards of VTB Bank (Armenia) by 70%Read the original story

    Monday | ARMINFO news agency

    The new "Summer with VTB" marketing campaign has increased the noncash turnover with Visa cards of VTB Bank by 70% over year. The press office of the Bank has told ArmInfo that the campaign was held from June 15 till September 2015, and the prizes were raffled off live on Kentron TV on October 10. The cardholders of VTB Bank , who used Visa cards to pay for shopping or services worth at least 300,000 AMD in Armenia and abroad for the specified period of time, automatically took part in the campaign.


  10. Center for ashiqlar music of Iran opensRead the original story

    Monday | Tehran Times

    A center for ashiqlar, a unique style of traditional Iranian music that is mainly performed in Iran's Azarbaijan and Azerbaijan Republic, opened Sunday at Tehran's Niavaran Cultural Center. The House of Iran's Ashiqlari is a nongovernmental center, which was established by some "artists who are enthusiastic about this spiritual art," Niavaran Cultural Center Director Seyyed Abbas Sajjadi said during the opening ceremony of the center.


  11. Ara Nazaryan: Ensuring Cyber Security Is Extremely ImportantRead the original story

    Monday | Groong

    ARA NAZARYAN: ENSURING CYBER SECURITY IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT October 12, 2015 10:34 EXCLUSIVE Armenian Deputy Defense Minister Ara Nazaryan's interview to Mediamax - Mr. Nazaryan, Armenian Defense Ministry has recently started to pay more attention to cyber security issues. What is the reason for that? - Information technologies is one of the fastest-growing fields in the world and which brings about new types of cyber crimes.


  12. Exciting cycle race runs through Baku streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Today.Az

    The exciting cycle race - "Get to know yourself and world on two wheels" - took place in the capital on October 11. Organized by the DAIR Azerbaijan Hotels and Restaurants Association, "CycleMania" cycling movement and the "Baku Guide," the race was aimed supporting tourism cycling as an indicator of a healthy and active lifestyle, as well as to explore the historical and architectural monuments and other tourist sites of the city. Despite fluctuations in the weather in recent days, which would have made it difficult to travel by bicycle, the warm rays of the autumn sun shone down on the event.


  13. The Republic of Ireland - a history of play-off heartacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    The Republic of Ireland's defeat in Poland on Sunday night means they now face the daunting prospect of tackling a two-legged play-off to qualify for Euro 2016 in France. Martin O'Neill's side would have automatically reached next summer's European Championship with a 2-2 draw in Warsaw but could not find a late equaliser and they will now be in next Sunday's play-off draw - with history largely going against them.


  14. Guilty verdict issued in Iran trial of Wash Post reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Reuters

    Iran's judiciary says Jason Rezaian is found guilty in the espionage trial against him but issues no details, prompting the paper to wonder if the move is political in nature. Gavino Garay reports.


  15. Lufthansa Targets Gulf With Premium EconomyRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 11 | Airwise

    Lufthansa will launch premium economy service to the Middle East later this month, as it goes head-to-head on quality with Gulf rivals. The German carrier has often been at the forefront of a war of words between established Western airlines and their Gulf competition including Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.


  16. Latest News : Iran's Dariush Grand Hotel wins Oscar's of the travel industryRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 11 | Tehran Times

    The Dariush Grand Hotel on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf is picked as Iran's Leading Hotel 2015 by the World Travel Awards. Called by The Wall Street Journal as "the Oscar's of the travel industry", World Travel Awards was established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke in the United Kingdom to seek out and reward the very best travel organizations in the world.


  17. World War Three could be just 30 SECONDS away as attacks on ISIS stepped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 11 |

    As US-led forces announced they had staged 24 attacks on the Islamic State on Saturday, Russia claimed to have hit 55 IS targets - and president Vladimir Putin taunted the West for not getting "results". But rebels on the ground claimed Moscow's airstrikes, combined with ground attacks by forces loyal to Syrian despot Bashar al-Assad , have also targeted rebel groups not associated with ISIS , including US-trained fighters.


  18. Bodies of some Iranian Hajj pilgrims may not be repatriated: health ministerRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 11 | Tehran Times

    Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi said on Sunday that it may not be possible for some of the corpses of the Mina tragedy to be repatriated to Iran, Mehr reported. "Therefore, it is better to encourage the families of the dead to allow them to be interred in the holy Mecca," Qazizadeh Hashemi said while visiting some grand ayatollahs in Qom.


  19. Iran sentences Washington Post reporter, but verdict remains unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 11 | Christian Science Monitor

    A ruling has been issued in the trial of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, Iran's judiciary said Sunday, but details of the verdict have not been released. Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran in this April 11, 2013 file photo.


  20. Verdict issued in Rezaian case, Iranian judiciary saysRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 11 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Iran's judiciary said on Sunday that a ruling had been issued in the espionage trial of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, but the newspaper said Tehran was working a political angle by not revealing details of the verdict. The July 2014 arrest of California-born Rezaian, the Post's Tehran bureau chief, has been a sensitive issue for Washington and Iran, and Sunday's announcement did little to resolve it.