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  1. Iran will weather storm of - oil plot': RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Tehran Times

    TEHRAN Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has predicted that oil prices will not remain low and has stated that Iran will deal with the current "oil plot" through the people's support. Rouhani made the remarks on Wednesday in a speech to a large group of people in the eastern city of Birjand, the capital of South Khorasan Province.

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  2. Christians flock to BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Bangkok Post

    Millions of Christians around the world began Christmas celebrations Wednesday, with worshippers in the Middle East marking the occasion after a violence-plagued year that brought suffering to many. A clergyman holds a crucifix in Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity as Christians gather for Christmas celebrations in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on December 24, 2014 The not-so-little West Bank town of Bethlehem was bustling with activity ahead of the biggest night of the year which will culminate in midnight mass at the Church of the Nativity built over the spot where Christians believe the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus.

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  3. Rouhani's Fa ade Is CrumblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | SFGate

    ... the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, write in the Wall Street Journal that while Rouhani did soften sanctions on Iran and help lead the country on a path out of recession, his 2015 budget is great for the There's some increased healthcare ...

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  4. Christmas pilgrims gather in Bethlehem...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Bangkok Post

    Pilgrims from across the world descended on Jesus's birthplace in Bethlehem Wednesday to begin the global celebration of Christmas after a violence-plagued year brought suffering to many Middle Eastern Christians. A Christian worshiper looks inside the Grotto at the Church of the Nativity, believed to be the birthplace of Jesus Christ, in the West Bank biblical town of Bethlehem, on December 23, 2014 The not-so-little West Bank town was bustling with activity ahead of the biggest night of the year which will culminate in midnight mass at the Church of the Nativity built over the spot where Christians believe the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus.

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  5. The danger of trusting TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Hill

    Twelve years since the revelation of secret sites in Natanz and Arak, the international community still pursues an answer to the persistent question about the nature and objective of the Iranian nuclear program. The proliferation of nuclear weapons is a dreadful prospect, and the fear of this situation is rightly compounded in the case of Iran because of Tehran's behavior as the main state sponsor of terrorism and the ideological source of extremist Islam in the world's most unstable region.

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  6. Rouhani's Facade Is CrumblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani attends a news conference at a hotel after the fourth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia summit, in Shanghai May 22, 2014. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was elected largely on the premise that he's a moderate.

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  7. Azerbaijani symbols must be depicted on Iranian banknotes, MP saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Trend

    Mohammad Esmaeil Saeedi, a representative of the city of Tabriz in Iran's parliament, demands that the symbols of Tabriz and the East Azerbaijan Province must be printed on the Iranian banknotes, the IRNA news agency reported Dec. 24. Saeedi sent a letter to Iran's Central Bank and the country's economy and finance minister demanding that they respect the Tabriz population's request and give instructions on depicting Azerbaijani symbols on the banknotes. The MP said that from the ancient times up to the present day, the East Azerbaijan Province and Tabriz have had an important place in the economic, political and cultural processes in Iran and in the process of national unity.

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  8. Iran rejects illegitimate demands in nuclear talks: MinisterRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Big News Network.com

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Tehran has never accepted illegitimate demands in nuclear talks with the P51 group of world powers. Iran has stood up to illegitimate and humiliating demands by certain countries and has firmly rejected them, Zarif wrote in a letter to the foreign ministers of all world countries, expounding on Iran's position in the nuclear talks between Tehran and the P51 group -- Russia, China, Britain, France, the US plus Germany -- Press TV reported Wednesday.

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  9. Burial of unknown Iranian soldiers at heritage site called illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran's Cultural Heritage Department says the burial of unknown soldiers at the Amir Chakhmagh historical site in Yazd is illegal and it is calling on all government bodies to cooperate and refrain from creating tensions. IRNA reports that the Cultural Heritage Department issued a statement on Monday December 22, announcing that it has made every effort to resolve the matter through the offices responsible, but there has been little cooperation and no regard for the country's cultural heritage or the legal provisions protecting it.

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  10. Multi-vehicle collision in Iran; 39 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Trend

    A multi-vehicle collision occurred on the Qazvin-Karaj highway in Iran on the night of Dec.24, as a result of which 40 cars were damaged, Iran's Fars news agency reported. Some 39 out of 130 passengers got injured as a result of the accident.

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  11. Turkmenistan stands for accessibility of transport, transit corridorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Trend

    ... and continental importance. The commissioning of a new Uzen-Gyzylgaya-Bereket-Etrek-Gorgan (Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran) railway line in early December 2014 can be named among the latest such achievements. The aim of this international transport ...

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  12. Benefits of a US-Iran AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | CNN

    The US must not miss the opening right before us for agreements with Iran that would bring economic benefits to both nations. Such an alliance seems possible because the nuclear negotiations have been extended, and Iran is in compliance with dramatic demands for intrusive inspections by beefed up U.N. inspection teams.

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  13. 10:01 UN General Assembly adopts Tajikistan-initiated resolution on...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | AkiPress

    ... Bolivia, China, Croatia, Cuba, Eritrea, Finland, Georgia, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, ...

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  14. Iran to hold extensive military drill ThursdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Newkerala.com

    ... This was reported by the Press TV, Tuesday, which Xinhua cited in its report. "The might of the Islamic Republic of Iran will be displayed through joint manoeuvres between the army's ground, naval and air forces, with the support of the Khatam ...

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  15. Cyberwar on free speech: Whose job is it to defend the most basic of civil rights?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... free speech in the West. I'd argue it began a quarter-century ago - in 1989 when Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution, issued a fatwa calling for the killing of a British subject, Salman Rushdie. The ayatollah considered ...

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  16. Syria must be backed against militants: academicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tehran Times

    ... government wanted to "seek revenge" on Syria for its support for Hezbollah, Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and its alliance with Iran, he stated. The academic said security must be returned to Syria so that it could "prevent the Zionist regime from expanding ...

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  17. Budget pressure unlikely to deflect Iran from nuclear goals: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tehran Times

    A big oil price slide is unlikely to derail Iran from pursuing its nuclear rights or end its support for its regional allies such as Syria, Reuters said in an article on Monday. The largest drop in oil prices since the 2008 financial crisis means more budget pressure for the OPEC member Iran, and tougher economic times may spur Tehran's determination to end its nuclear dispute with the 5+1 group of world powers, "but significant changes in Iran's regional strategy, including its approach to any nuclear deal, are unlikely," the article added.

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  18. Tehran, most expensive city in IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tehran Times

    Tehran has the highest cost of living in Iran, according to an estimate released by Statistical Center of Iran and reported by ISNA on Sunday. With an average monthly cost of 2,280,000 tomans per family in last year , living in Iran's capital costs an arm and a leg.

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  19. Art news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Tehran Times

    A collection of works by British photographer Michael Kenna displaying natural attractions of some countries is currently on display in an exhibition at the Baran Gallery in the western Iranian city of Yasuj. Organized by the branch office of the Iranian Young Cinema Society of Kohkiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, the exhibition runs until December 29. Irish playwright Martin McDonagh's "A Behanding in Spokane" will go on stage at the Entezami Hall of Tehran's Iranshahr Theater Complex beginning January 1. The play will be performed by a troupe composed of Nader Fallah, Vahid Rad, Neda Jebraeili and Amin Tabatabaii.

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  20. Second fruits of Obama's appeasement to Cuba's...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Babalu Blog

    Iran's Foreign Ministry on Saturday hailed Cuba for withstanding the US economic embargo for more than 50 years, and praised the recent rapprochement between Havana and Washington as "useful" for the international developments. "The resistance shown by the Cuban nation and statesmen and their insistence on their revolution's principles and causes over the past 50 years revealed that imposition of isolation and sanctions policies by the hegemonic powers is useless and futile vis-a-vis the independent nations and governments' resolve and resistance," Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said.

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