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  1. Doc chronicles professional life of Qajar-era photog Antoin SevruguinRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The professional life of the Qajar era photographer Antoin Sevruguin was chronicled in a documentary directed by Mahnaz Rokni in Iran, IRIB's Documentary Channel announced on Sunday. The channel also announced plans to air the documentary entitled "Antoin Khan" on Sunday.

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  2. Sergey Kaykin's trip to Iran postponedRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The general director of Russia's International Book Exhibitions and Fairs, Sergey Kaykin, has postponed his trip to Iran indefinitely, Iran Cultural Fairs Institute announced on Sunday. He was scheduled to arrive in Tehran on Saturday to hold talks on Iran's participation in the fair as the special guest.

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  3. Germany's Bauermann nominated to coach Iran basketball teamRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    The technical committee of Iran Basketball Federation has chosen the 61-year-old coach as the leading candidate for Iran's position. Iran had already reached an agreement with Serbian coach Luka Pavicevic but newly-reappointed president Mahmoud Mashhoon disagreed with the candidate.

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  4. Susa, of Purim story fame, becomes world heritage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Site of the ancient royal city of Susa, or known in the Old Testament as Shushan, Iran Some 2,500 years after the ostensible events of the Purim story permanently stamped the Persian city of Shushan in Jewish history books, the ancient site was given the UN's imprimatur as a world heritage site Saturday. Known by its modern-day name Susa, the site, in modern-day Iran, was one of seven sites chosen by the world cultural body to join the exclusive list of the world's most treasured places.

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  5. Champagne added to World Heritage registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | ABC News

    Champagne's historic vineyards and wine cellars where the world's most famous sparking wines are produced have been listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. In a double victory for French wine, the vineyards of Burgundy were crowned with the same prestigious distinction by the UN cultural body in the German city of Bonn.

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  6. After Cuba: The Only 3 Countries That Have No Relations With the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Atlantic

    On Wednesday, the United States and Cuba announced that they would reopen embassies in each other's capitals, thus restoring diplomatic relations for the first time since 1961. The agreement doesn't mean that Washington-Havana ties will go back to where they were before Fidel Castro's revolution: Congress still maintains an economic embargo on the island, a policy that's unlikely to change anytime soon.

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  7. Netanyahu: For Iran's mullahs 'Israel is the small Satan and American is the great Satan'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Jerusalem Post

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Wednesday for all the forces of militant Islam, including Iran and Islamic State, to be weakened and to not prob up one or the other. "The Middle East is imploding all around us.

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  8. Art news in briefRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Tehran Times

    Dar-ul-Qalam Publications is offering the Holy Quran in eleven languages at the 23rd International Holy Quran Exhibition, which is currently underway at Tehran's Sacred Defense Garden Museum. The Holy Book is available in English, Dutch, Russian, Azeri, Chinese, German, Malayan, French, Turkish, Spanish and Urdu.

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  9. Zarif says his return to Tehran was preplannedRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Tehran Times

    Zarif said that he will travel to Vienna on Tuesday. He held talks with the foreign ministers from the 5+1 group in Vienna on Saturday and Sunday.

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  10. Saudi cables suggest money links with mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of dollars in inflated subscription fees.

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  11. Reciprocity, Responsibility Must Govern Iran Educational ExchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Commentary Magazine

    The independent, non-profit Institute of International Education has announced that it sent a "historic" delegation of university representatives to meet with Iranian counterparts in the Islamic Republic last week. Its press release described its goals: "Educational diplomacy is at the forefront of opening up dialogue between two countries, often before full diplomatic relations have been restored," said [IIE President and CEO] Dr. [Allan E.] Goodman.

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  12. Places to hang out during holy month of Ramadan in IranRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Tehran Times

    In addition to taking special care to avoid certain sins mentioned in the Quran, Muslims must abstain from food or drink of any kind during the daylight hours of Ramadan. Non-Muslims, too, will be expected to respect and adhere to the local culture in many Islamic countries, and should be aware to follow certain rules and regulations.

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  13. Our goal is to stay the best team in the world: Iran volleyball fitness coach SatiRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Tehran Times

    Carlo Sati, the Italian fitness coach of the Iran's men volleyball team, with 22 years of national and international coaching experience under his belt, told the Tehran Times in an exclusive interview after the Iran-U.S. volleyball match on Sunday that Iran's goal is to hold on to its position and stay the best team in the world. The games, held at the packed 12,000 spectators Azadi Stadium in Tehran, resulted in Iran's victory 3-0 on Sunday as well as on Friday.

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  14. Iranian art is an hors d'oeuvre that Galerie Huit is offering for a taste testRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | South China Morning Post

    Yas Mostashari Chang was slightly taken aback to hear that this interview was going to lead to her being called a "tastemaker". "I don't believe in taste-making," she says.

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  15. Leaked Saudi cables back suspicions of money links between kingdom, Arab mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Canadian Business Magazine

    A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of dollars in inflated subscription fees.

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  16. Director of Moscow book fair to visit TehranRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Tehran Times

    Director of the 28th Moscow International Book Fair will visit Tehran to hold talks about Iran's participation in the fair as the special guest. "The director of the Moscow fair was due to visit Tehran earlier in May during the Tehran International Book Fair, however the director was changed and the visit was postponed," deputy director of Tehran fair Amir-Masud Shahramnia told Persian media.

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  17. Saudi king recasts line of succession to elevate counterterrorism czar, defence minister sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Neepawa Press

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman redrew the line of succession on Wednesday, appointing a counterterrorism czar as crown prince and placing his own defence minister son in line for the crown - a dramatic reshuffle that reflects the kingdom's mounting security concerns and more assertive foreign policy. The move comes just three months after Salman ascended to the throne, at a time when Saudi Arabia is struggling to contain its regional rival, Iran, while fending off a growing threat from the Islamic State group.

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  18. Docs reveal Saudi efforts to stir political unrest in Iran: FarsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Tehran Times

    The Saudi embassy in Tehran in a letter had asked the kingdom's officials to foment unrest in Iran by investing huge sums in social networks and media, shows a cable released by the Yemen Cyber Army after it hacked the Saudi Foreign Ministry in May. The document shows that the Saudi ambassador in Tehran in a cable to Riyadh called for conducting measures to stir unrest in Iran and pave the way for changing the country's political system, Fars reported Saturday. The Saudi envoy also underlines in the cable that the problems of Iran's political system should be highlighted through media outlets and social networks such as Twitter and Facebook.

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  19. Casual Iran is friendly and interesting to visit: Argentinean coupleRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Tehran Times

    They began travelling around the world since July 2014. "In this long trip we visit, till now, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Iran, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Cambodia," they said in an interview with the Tehran Times.

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  20. Leaked Saudi memos run gamutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Arkansas Online

    At the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, diplomats talked about airing the grievances of disenchanted local youths using Facebook and Twitter. At the embassy in Khartoum, they reported anxiously on Iran's military aid to Sudan.

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