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1 hr ago | NCR Iran

Iraqi militants capture Iranians fighting for Nouri al-Maliki

The Iraqi militants fighting the government of Nouri al-Maliki have captured a number of Iranians fighting in Al-Anbar province, a commander of Sunni militants has declared.

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4 hrs ago | Free Republic

Zbigniew Blames 'Disgustingly Destructive' Netanyahu

The man who suggested that the US shoot down Israeli airplanes is at it again. Surveying the Israeli/Hamas conflict, Zbigniew Brzezinski couldn't summon up one word of condemnation for Hamas' intentional targeting of Israeli civilians with thousands of rockets and mortars.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

TrekEarth

Naqsh-e Rustam

Wikipedia Naqsh-e Rustam Sets the name of an ancient city located north of the village near Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran Zangiabadi is located at a distance of 6 kilometers from Persepolis.

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West Hawaii Today

Iran is pushing limits on nuclear deal, former Obama advisor warns

When Iran and the world powers trying to negotiate a nuclear deal announced late Friday that they would extend their five-month-old talks for an additional four months, they said they had been making "tangible progress" toward a deal.

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Tehran Times

Iranian Navy to expand presence in open seas: admiral

TEHRAN The commander of the Iranian Navy said on Tuesday that Iran plans to expand its naval presence in the open seas.

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NCR Iran

Iranians increasingly defy mullahs' rule across Iran

The Iranian people, particularly the youth, are increasingly defying the mullah's regime by public protests against its suppressive forces, including the State Security Forces , members of Basij paramilitary force and thugs such as "Ansar Hezbollah" patrolling the streets riding motorcycles.

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Messenger Newspapers

Judges grant secret court hearings

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said five applications had been made by the Government for evidence to be heard in secret courts over the past year Secret court hearings were granted by judges to the Government in at least three of its five attempts to secure them during the first year of controversial new laws being in place.

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The Washington Post

Obamaa s empty rhetoric

President Obama delivers a statement on the situation in Ukraine and Gaza, at the White House on Monday.

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Tehran Times

Kashan historical house converted into museum of Persian dolls and toys

TEHRAN The historical house of Allameh Jafar Feizi in the central Iranian city of Kashan has been converted into a museum of Persian dolls and toys.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Japan Times

Rouhani's remaking of Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani recently marked the end of his first year in office not only with smiles, but also with further evidence of his efforts at domestic reform and geostrategic reorientation.

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Tehran Times

Iran wholeheartedly supports Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine: Leader's advisor

TEHRAN Iran, as the most influential country in the region, wholeheartedly supports Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine, the Supreme Leader's foreign policy advisor said in an interview with the Mehr News Agency published on Sunday.

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NCR Iran

Iran: Call on international community to work to revoke the death...

In a sham trial, the anti-human clerical regime has condemned to death political prisoner Mr. Arzhang Davoodi who has been in prison for past eleven years.

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Daily Times

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

VIENNA: Iran has eliminated all its most sensitive nuclear material in line with an interim deal struck with world powers, a new UN atomic agency report showed Monday.

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The Hill

Obama administration is legitimizing Iranian military action in Iraq

The Obama administration's narrative on Iraq this week produced-intentionally or not-two strategic mistakes regarding the U.S. posture on Iran and the current ongoing conflict in Iraq.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran Plays a Waiting Game in Afghanistan

It has been a worrisome few weeks for Iran. The negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program are seeing significant differences , there is chaos in Iraq to Iran's west, and more recently, the political transition in its eastern neighbor, Afghanistan, hit a serious bump with allegations of fraud threatening to derail the process.

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NCR Iran

Iran: Five men lashed in public in four locations in city of Kermanshah

The Iranian regime henchmen have lashed five men simultaneously in public in four locations in the western city of Kermanshah for eating in public in holy month of Ramadan, the state-run Mehr News Agency reported on Monday.

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The Fresno Bee

Iran: inspectors on the ground or boots on the ground

With nuclear negotiations with Iran being extended, it's hard not to draw parallels to the U.S. experience with Iraq in 2002 and 2003.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 8:11 PMEgyptian Cleric: Hamas Conspiring Against the Palestinian People

A prominent Salafi Islamist cleric in Egypt has called on Egyptians not to support Hamas in its war against Israel, accusing the Muslim Brotherhood-aligned terrorist group of being part of a joint Shia-communist plot to harm the "Palestinian people".

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Foreign Policy

Is Iran About to Lash Out at Its Dissidents?

The United States and five other major powers negotiating about the Iranian nuclear program agreed to a four-month extension of the talks until Nov. 24. This period is a time of peril for opponents of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who have been of great value in revealing intelligence about its nuclear cheating.

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Enter Stage Right

Iran: The regional power behind the Hamas war effort

Since the calm that was achieved after Operation Pillar of Defense in 2012, Iran has been investing heavily in improving the quantity and quality of the rockets in the Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad arsenals.

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