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    The governor of Connecticut is attempting to tap gun owners to help close the stateA s $1.7 billion budget deficit. Gov. Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, has proposed increases to pistol permit fees.


  2. DIARY: Reality CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Artforum Intl.

    "I DON' THINK I'M GOING," I told a friend the day I was supposed to fly to Tehran. The White House had just released a draft of the executive order banning entry to the United States for nationals from seven majority-Muslim countries, including Iran.


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    Iran has banned privately-owned drones from flying over Tehran after at least two devices were shot at in recent weeks over security fears. Licences will now only be granted to "relevant bodies and not individuals", military officials said.


  4. Armenia backs free trade zone between EEU and IranRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia actively supports the possible creation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran, Sputnik cited Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian as saying on Monday, February 20. "At present, there are propects of establishing a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union which we of course support sincerely," Nalbandian said. Nalbandian cited great perspectives for attracting Iranian businesses into the Armenian market and stressed that Yerevan and Tehran continue improving investment opportunities for bilateral cooperation.


  5. 'I'm terrified to leave the country': Techies weigh in on Trump's immigration policiesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    They're helping to build some of tech's hottest companies. They're also immigrants who are already feeling the effects of the new administration.


  6. Russia seeks to avoid sanctions by buying equipment from IranRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 20 Russia hopes to get around European Union sanctions by reaching a deal with Iran for the supply of gas turbine equipment for two power plants in Crimea, the head of Russian state defence conglomerate Rostec said on Monday. EU sanctions bar European individuals and companies from providing energy technology to Crimea, which was annexed by Moscow from Ukraine in 2014.


  7. Iran sends delegation to Saudi Arabia to rejoin HajjRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Iran on Monday sent a delegation to Saudi Arabia to discuss regaining access to the annual pilgrimage to Mecca for its citizens, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi said on Monday. Relations between the two countries reached a low point in 2016 when the Saudis banned Iranians from taking part in the Hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam.


  8. Iran bans drones after device shot down in TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Iranian officials have banned the flying of all private drones over Tehran after two recent incidents led to one of the devices being shot down near the supreme leader's office, AFP reports. "Based on a recent order regarding prevention of unlicensed flight by private drones, we have stopped these planes which had created security... problems," said Revolutionary Guards official General Alireza Rabii, whose department is in charge of the capital's security.


  9. New railroad will turn Iran into transport hub: Finnish envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The completion of the International North-South Transport Corridor will turn Iran into a transport hub akin to what it was centuries ago, the Finnish Ambassador to Tehran, Harri KA mA rA inen, told the Tehran Times. In addition, the Finnish ambassador referred to the memoranda of understandings signed between Tehran and Helsinki during the October visit to Tehran of Finnish President Sauli NiinistA , saying implementation of the contracts have already begun.


  10. Lekhwiya, Al Jazira to clash todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Peninsula

    Players of Lekhwiya celebrate a goal during their Qatar Stars League match against Al Sadd at Lekhwiya Stadium in this May, 2016 file photo. Lekhwiya will kick off their sixth successive AFC Champions League campaign when they host Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates at Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium in Group B today.


  11. U.S. wrestlers find they have passionate fans in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Tehran Times

    When the United States wrestling team arrived at 3 a.m. on Saturday at an airport hotel outside Iran's capital, Tehran, staff members ordered out for pizza. "We were all over the lobby, eating out of the boxes," said Rich Bender, the executive director of Team USA.


  12. Tehran museum to hold filmmaker Sohrab Shahid-Saless retrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Tehran Times

    The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art will be holding a retrospective of Sohrab Shahid-Saless , an Iranian filmmaker who continued his career in the cinema of Germany during 1970s and 1980s. A selection of nine films made by the filmmaker in Germany will be screened in the cinematheque of the museum in a film screening program under the title "Nostalgia for Elsewhere" opening tomorrow.


  13. Russian deputy PM due in Tehran to negotiate Iran-Eaeu FTZRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Tehran Times

    Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov will be in Tehran on February 21 to negotiate the creation of a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union . Shuvalov will hold meetings with Iran's industry minister Mohammadreza Nematzadeh and communications minister Mahmoud Vaezi to explore opportunities for expanding economic ties between Iran and Russia as well, IRNA reported.


  14. Wrestling WC: Iran win title, US steal heartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Indian Express

    It wasn't as loud as the other day. But it was loud alright. Jordan Burroughs had been trailing Iran's Peyman Yarahmadi for most part of the first period of the World Cup gold medal match until he began to claw his way back.


  15. ACD summit in Tabriz underlines tourism boom across AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Tehran Times

    Over 20 ministers and high-ranking officials, who attended the 1st Asia Cooperation Dialogue Ministerial Meeting on Tourism in the Iranian city of Tabriz on August 29 and 30, have unanimously proclaimed decision for widening multilateral cooperation in a bid to develop the industry across the continent. In the final statement of the summit, the officials also stressed the need to devise procedures that will lead to sustainable growth in the sector among the member states Ecotourism, security measures, empowering local activists in tourism industry, eliminating poverty, ecosystem changes, and the share of global tourist arrivals were amongst the topics discussed during the two-day meeting.


  16. My Quest for Armenian Communities Continues in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Groong

    If it were not for the cruise that my husband and I booked, we wouldn't have traveled to Singapore. I took this opportunity to inquire about Armenian life on that island and write.


  17. Tehran: Velayati hopes for fair resolution of Karabakh conflictRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Groong

    Iranian Government News February 16, 2017 Thursday Velayati hopes for fair resolution of Karabakh conflict Tehran: The IRIB has issued following news: The Head of Strategic Researches Center at Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati received the visiting Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan in Tehran on Thursday. "We are unhappy that the Karabakh conflict is still unresolved and has shadowed over Iran-Armenia-Azerbaijan ties and hope that it would be solved in a fair way," said Ali Akbar Velayati, the Head of the Strategic Research Center at the Expediency Council of Iran, during his meeting with visiting Armeniaian Minister of Defense Vigen Sargsyan on Thursday in Tehran.


  18. Wrestlers emerge as sports diplomats amid US-Iran tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | KION 46

    The journey to this week's freestyle wrestling World Cup in Iran was an exhausting one for the U.S. team -- and not only because of the long trip from the US to the Iranian city Kermanshah, with two stopovers in Frankfurt and Tehran. It was the diplomatic hurdles that had stressed Team USA out.


  19. Wrestling: Putting politics aside, Iran beats U.S. in World Cup finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Reuters

    Iran defeated the United States to take the gold medal in wrestling's World Cup on Friday, winning a match that politics almost prevented. Olympic silver medalist Komeil Ghasemi beat American Nick Gwiazdowski 5-0, giving Iran a 5-3 win in the gold medal final.


  20. Iran: Sweden's - Feminist' Government SubmitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | National Review Online

    Sweden has the first feminist government in the world. This means that gender equality is central to the Government's priorities - in decision-making and resource allocation.